This childhood adventure isn't quite so innocent! "The Toy" (1982) is an outlandish comedy about family and friendship. Richard Pryor plays a janitor in a department store who makes the spoiled child of the owner laugh. When the boy demands that Pryor become his toy, his father employs Pryor as a living toy and constant entertainment for his son. Pryor and the boy are at odds, playing practical jokes on one another, but when Pryor realizes the boy's misbehavior is a cry-out for his father's attention, hesets out to mend the relationship between father and son. Jackie Gleason co-stars in this hilarious comedy directed by Richard Donner.