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Bill Cosby: Himself (1983)

A concert film in which Bill Cosby discusses weekends, raising children, dentists, and many other situations.

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Comedian Bill Cosby brings down the house to an audience in Ontario, Canada in a two-hour show where he pontificates on several subjects, such as drugs, drunkeness, and the follies of dentists, before launching into his primary subject matter, the hilariously pernicious antics of his family, from childbirth to college football to enduring a noisy four-year-old on a transcontinental flight to his son's bizarre hairdos to his wife's marginally restrained reaction to a childrens' squabble over the right to shower to his own father's nicknames to himself and his brother Russell. Written by Michael Daly

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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 »

Quotes

Bill Cosby: [when his wife sees that he has given the kids cake for breakfast] I've always heard about people having a conniption but I've never seen one. You don't want to see 'em. My wife's face... split. My wife's face split, and the skin and hair split and came off of her face so that there was nothing except the skull. And orange light came out of her hair and there was glitter all around. And fire shot from her eye sockets and began to burn my stomach and she said, "WHERE DID THEY GET CHOCOLATE CAKE ...
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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

Spin-off The Cosby Show (1984) See more »

Soundtracks

Just the Slew of Us
Performed by Bill Cosby
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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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