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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 »

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Bill Cosby: Only people as intelligent as we could fake such stupidity.
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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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Performed by Bill Cosby (as Himself)
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Funny and truthful.
13 January 2005 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

When I saw this film in the 80's,I was but a teenager who knew nothing about life.The jokes about child rearing were a riot to me.Now,I am 39 years old,married and a father of two.As I watch the film now,I find they are not only funny,but downright truthful as well.I can not only laugh,I can also say to myself,"He's absolutely right".I once heard Bill Cosby joke that HBO had run this movie "way too much",and that they needed to stop it.However,to me personally,it never gets old.I watch at least once a year and it is just as fresh and funny to me now as it was then.I admire Bill Cosby because he is living proof that you don't need vulgarity to be funny.He is truly the last of his kind.


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