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This actually is a lot more memorable in hindsight, since it features an actor who at the time was a regular in films but only later achieved iconic status. The man in question, the incomparable Samuel L. Jackson, attempts to rob Akeem and Semmi's place of employment with disastrous results. It's not a funny scene, as it isn't really played for laughs, but it's a great moment.
Here's Samuel L. Jackson talking about how Eddie helped launch his career in Coming To America
from Eddie Murphy: One Night Only
It's finally time to pay an all-star tribute to comedy's original rock star. Tune in to Eddie Murphy: One Night Only on Wednesday, November 14 at 10/9c on SPIKE.Source: Getty Images/Paramount