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Bill Cosby: Himself (1983)

 -  Documentary | Comedy  -  20 May 1983 (USA)
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A concert film in which Bill Cosby discusses weekends, raising children, dentists, and many other situations.

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"Himself" is one of Mr. Cosbys standup routines with parts about the weekends children going to the dentist and many other normal situations. Written by Wesley Hetrick

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Much of the material from this performance, including the "Come here" bit and the mother speaking to no one in particular, were used in the pilot episode of "The Cosby Show." See more »

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Bill Cosby: When you're a father you censor yourself. You get just as angry with a child but you don't want to say, "What the filth and foul and I'll filth and foul, filth and foul and, yeah, ya filth and foul face, and I'll filth and foul, foul, filth!" You don't want to say that to a child so you censor yourself and you sound like an idiot: "What the... Get your... I'll put a... Get out of my face!"
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Crazy Credits

During the end credits, one of Bill Cosby's daughters is heard asking, "Daddy, can we go to the school dance?" To which Bill replies, "What? Well, what did you mother say? Well, tell her to don't bother me with that. Now take your sister's clothes off and don't wear 'em anymore. Yes, I know. What? Now what do you want? Where's your mother? Well, don't come to me with that 'cause I'm busy doing things. And get the dog out of here. The dog does not belong... Who took my socks? Did you take my soc... I don't care what they're wearing these days, take the socks off. And you take off my shirt, too. I've never seen a seven-year-old boy wear a size 13 shoe. Oh..." See more »

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Referenced in Jeff Dunham: Arguing with Myself (2006) See more »

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Just the Slew of Us
Performed by Bill Cosby (as Himself)
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Push it out...shove it out....way out!
25 May 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Bill Cosby does it again with this hilarious video that will keep you laughing from beginning to end. He talks about drinking, going to the dentist, childbirth, marriage, raising children among other things. The funniest thing about it is everything he says is so true. I think anyone can appreciate this, it is good clean comedy. He will keep you laughing with his jokes, his tine of voice, facial expressions and body movement. I especially like when he talks about "Natural child birth", "Brain damage", and "The same thing happens every night". It may start out a little slow at first but keep watching it, you'll be glad you did. It will definitely keep you laughing!


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