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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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According to Bill Cosby, he improvised the part when his children sing "Dad is great/Gave us the chocolate cake!" See more »

Quotes

Bill Cosby: [after a contraction] Then my wife stood up... in the stirrups, grabbed my bottom lip... and said, "I WANT MORPHINE!" I said, "But dear... "
[He imitates Lamaze breathing]
Bill Cosby: She said, "YOU SHUT UP! *YOU* DID THIS TO ME!" And on the next contraction, she told everybody in the delivery room that my parents were never married.
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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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Just the Slew of Us
Performed by Bill Cosby (as Himself)
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Do not watch if you hate to laugh!
4 January 2000 | by (Ardmore, PA) – See all my reviews

This is classic Cosby. If you thought The Cosby Show was good, you'll love 'Himself.' Bill Cosby deals with the dentist, natural child birth, kids and their 'brain damage' and so much more. Bill Cosby is one of the funniest people in the world. His material is clean and for the family, that's why he's so good. He can be funny without swearing or... whatever. I watch this as often as possible and always get a pain in my side afterward from laughing so hard. Way to go Cos!


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