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Bill Cosby: Himself (1983)

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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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Trivia

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 »

Quotes

Bill Cosby: Now you've got to go. So you come into the bathroom, close the door; now, don't forget: you owe this to yourself. You've worked hard all week. It's come to this:
[Kneels beside the chair and pretends to lift the lid on the john, then starts moaning and groaning]
Bill Cosby: "Ahh, Jesus... Oh, God... If You get me out of this, I won't drink again as long as I live... "
[groans again]
Bill Cosby: Now you are ready to put your face in a place that was never built for your 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 »

Connections

Featured in De wereld draait door: Episode dated 5 April 2013 (2013) See more »

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Just the Slew of Us
Performed by Bill Cosby (as Himself)
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Bill Cosby, Himself
26 July 2005 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

A hilarious movie that STILL has me laughing as hard as the first time! Anyone who has kids or even got drunk will sit back in approval having similar experienced. My kids have watched this and found it Hilarious! I'm so glad that they enjoyed watching it! Appropriate for children to view (he only uses mild profanity three times). I also hope to obtain a copy of this as well. A Must See!!! A Classic Comedy to watch time and time again! Bill Cosby at his best! It's like fine wine, it gets better with age. If you have never seen this hilarious movie, then what are you waiting for? Rent it! Borrow it from your local library! Or borrow it from a friend who does own it. GET IT AND WATCH IT TODAY, NOW!!!


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