Bill Hicks was regarded as one of the greatest comedians who ever lived by those who saw him. Unfortunately, in his home country of America he was virtually ignored. He made a much bigger splash in the UK and was scheduled to have his own television show on British TV when he was diagnosed with pancreatic cancer. Comparisons were made with Sam Kinison and Lenny Bruce during his life, but neither is really true. He had more brains than Kinison and was funnier than Bruce. One of the greatest comedians who ever lived.