As exemplified in an episode of Kevin Hart’s new series the “Real Husbands of Hollywood,” Richard Pryor is the all time “King of Comedy.” Hart has a poster sized photograph of Pryor on his living room wall in the BET show.
Good Times was a Norman Lear-produced Sit Com that ran on CBS from 1974-1979. The show was a of Lear’s earlier comedy Maude (Itself a spinoff of All In The Family). The show followed the lives of the Evans family, a poor Black family living in the high-rise projects of Chicago.
For a short time in the early 1970’s, Crazy magazine, a competitor of Mad and Cracked magazines was published by Marvel Comics. In 1973, Crazy released a parody of Shaft, called Shafted. During this period Crazy magazine payed tribute to many Black celebrities in the area of film, music and television.