DVD Review by Kam Williams
Excellent (4 stars)
Steve Harvey was one of the Original Kings of Comedy, along with Cedric the Entertainer, D.L. Hughley and the late Bernie Mac. In the wake of the success of that brilliant standup concert film, Steve became a Born Again Christian and released Don't Trip, a spiritually-oriented standup flick which was totally clean.
The movie marks the colorful comic's fifth solo special, and the subjects he touches upon here are generally quite topical. He jokes about everything from the female astronaut caught wearing soiled adult diapers after driving 1,000 miles to murder her lover's other girlfriend, to the homely-looking housewives in that polygamous cult located in Texas, women he compares to Aunt Bee of The Andy Griffith Show and Jane Hathaway of The Beverly Hillbillies.
Steve also delves into politics, discussing the differences between Obama to McCain, and taking potshot at president Bush's ’lying ass.’ Besides that, he weighs in on the Michael Vick sentence, on ignorant people, on fat husbands, and on why you ought to get all the recommended inoculations before visiting Africa.
Overall, the blue Steve Harvey rates an A, although this critic would prefer that he leave out the cursing, since he already proved to me that he can be just as funny without four-letter words.
Steve Harvey: The Still Trippin' Interview
The Original Kings of Comedy - Film Review
Don't Trip ... He Ain't Through with Me Yet (2006) - Film Review