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Fat Albert and the Cosby Kids (TV Series 1972–1985) Poster

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The characters are based on Bill Cosby and his childhood friends when grew up in North Philadelphia. Cosby talked about his childhood experiences in his stand-up comedy albums.
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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.
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In 2002, Fat Albert ranked #12 on TV Guide's list of the 50 Greatest Cartoon Characters of All Time.
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In the cartoon Fat Albert last name is Jackson when it should be Robertson because it's based on Bill Cosbys friend Albert Robertson
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