DirectorBruce Gowers SequelEddie Murphy: RAW WriterEddie Murphy
CastEddie Murphy Release dateAugust 30, 1983 (1983-08-30) (VHS)
February 6, 2007 (2007-02-06) (DVD) Similar moviesDave Chappelle: HBO Comedy Half-Hour, Paul Mooney It's the End of the World, Bill Maher: '...But I'm Not Wrong', Patton Oswalt: My Weakness Is Strong, Paul Mooney: Know Your History - Jesus Is Black... So Was Cleopatra, Steven Wright: When the Leaves Blow Away
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Delirious (1983) is an American stand-up comedy television special directed by Bruce Gowers, written by and starring Eddie Murphy. The comedy became a TV Special for HBO released August 30, 1983. The 70-minute film became Eddie Murphy's first feature stand-up film, becoming the predecessor to the wide theatrical release in 1987, Eddie Murphy Raw. The stand-up was also released as an album on October 24, 1983 titled "Eddie Murphy: Comedian", which won Grammy for Best Comedy Album at the 1984 Grammy Awards.
Unlike his acts on Saturday Night Live, this performance was very profane, with Murphy saying the word "fuck" a total of 230 times, and "shit" 171 times.
Another topic that Murphy addresses is the lure ice cream trucks have on children. Once the ice cream was bought, they would sing and dance mockingly in front of kids who could not afford it.
Delirious was filmed on August 17, 1983 at DAR Constitution Hall in Washington D.C.
The film has received positive reviews. The film review aggregation website, Rotten Tomatoes has given the film an 80% approval rating based on 5 reviews. His special was criticised for being anti gay.
The special was originally released in the UK and US on VHS and Laserdisc. In February 2007, Delirious was released on Region 1 DVD, and March 2007, it was released on Region 2 DVD. In June 2009, a 25th Anniversary Edition was released.