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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27 March 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This was his BEST show! The heck with the Huxtables and whatever else Cosby did. This was his BEST show! 2 of my favorite episodes was when he subbed for a driver's ed class and when he invited his buddies over to watch a very important football game on his brand new TV. Well, his buddies saw the game but Chet didn't! All the other episode were good also. I wonder if any actors from the series became famous. What a great series with a great theme song and this show along with Room 222 made TV worth watching. I was a 13 when this series came out and decided then that I would NOT marry and tailor my bachelor life just like Chet Kincaid. He was the Bachelors' Bachelor! Hickey Burr! Hickey Burr Hickey Burr!!!! Hickey Burr!! And I don't understand why some previous comments have to mention race. ADDED ON October 2006- You can save the theme song on your computer- http://www.megaupload.com/?d=MQRE7761


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