The educational adventures of a group of Afro-American inner city kids.

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 Fat Albert Jackson / ... (34 episodes, 1972-1985)
Gerald Edwards ...
 Weird Harold (28 episodes, 1972-1985)
Erika Scheimer
(28 episodes, 1972-1985)
Lou Scheimer ...
 Dumb Donald / ... (28 episodes, 1972-1985)
Jan Crawford ...
 Bucky / ... (21 episodes, 1972-1979)
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Animated Saturday-morning television cartoon about Fat Albert and his friends. The situations portrayed usually carried a message or a moral as these kids got into and out of various kinds of trouble. Written by Tad Dibbern <DIBBERN_D@a1.mscf.upenn.edu>

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9 September 1972 (USA)  »

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The New Fat Albert Show  »

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The series was originally offered to NBC but the network turned it down because it was too educational. It aired on CBS. NBC eventually aired repeats of the series in 1989. See more »

Goofs

In episode #7, "Playing Hooky", Dumb Donald refuses to play hooky with the gang and goes to school. However, as the gang plays hooky, in one scene Dumb Donald is seen skateboarding with the gang and in another, when they are going to use their homemade box-slide ride, he is seen in the box waiting for the ride. See more »

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[first lines]
Television Announcer: It's not a bird! It's not a bee! It's the BROWN HORNEEEEEEEEEEETTT!
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Learning from each other while we do our thing.
20 April 2004 | by See all my reviews

"Hey, hey, hey! It's Fat Albert, And I'm going sing a song for you and I'm going to teach you a thing or two. We'll have a good time just me and all of my friends. Learning from each other while we do our thing. Na na gonna have a good time! Na na gonna have a good time." "This is Bill Cosby. Stay tuned for music, adventure, and fun and you might learn something before it's done so let's get started okay? HEY! HEY! HEY!" "Na na gonna have a good time! Na na gonna have a good time."

This was one of my favourite cartoons growing up and I still love it. :) I learned a lot from this show just be watching. Divorce, drugs, how to rescue someone after they've had a heart attack, and difficulties in being a young mother. Thanks Mr Cosby. I really had a good time watching this cartoon and good luck with the Fat Albert movie. :)


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