The Bill Cosby Show (1969–1971)

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Nominated for 4 Primetime Emmys. Another 1 win & 1 nomination. See more awards »
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 Chet Kincaid (52 episodes, 1969-1971)
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According to 2nd AD Charles Washburn, when Van Peebles. Melvin once directed an episode of the show, his love of using the 'F-' and 'MF-word' left other crew members too afraid to bring their families to visit the set. See more »

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Much better than the huxtables
8 August 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I vividly remember watching this show as a young kid and thought it was just great. First, I loved the opening theme music. The plots were very memorable. I too remember the one about the foul mouthed basketball player. Another one that sticks out in my mind was when he had to visit his parents and they were always arguing like a typical old couple. It was a text book lesson in comedic timing between two people as they hurled insults at each other. I liked the fact that there was no laugh track so I used my own judgment as to what I thought was funny versus not funny. This show was pure genius for the reasons mentioned that only somebody of Cosby's caliber could pull off. It was a one season wonder. i am going to rent the DVDs and start reliving them now.


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