Uprooted to a new neighborhood and bussed to a predominantly white middle school two-hours away by his strict, hard-working parents, Chris struggles to find his place while keeping his siblings in line at home and dealing with the school bully, Joey Caruso.
Did You Know?
As Chris is riding the bus to school, narrator Chris Rock
. mentions that he was the only black person on the bus, and that nobody ever sat next to him. This was evident by a pregnant passenger who gives Chris a dirty look after he offers her his seat by sliding down in the two-seater. Chris Rock
. then says, "You think she's mad now? Wait 'til her daughter brings home O.J." Nicole Brown Simpson
. was born in 1959, and this episode takes place in 1982, which would be 23 years after she left her mother's womb. See more
Unplug that clock, boy. You can't tell time while you sleep! It's 2 cents an hour!
In subsequent reruns, Caruso's use of the N-word is dubbed over with him calling Chris "Satchmo". See more
Written by Steven Greenberg
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