Hilton Lucas was forced by his employer to retire. His wife has trouble with him always being at home and so does he.

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 Hilton Lucas (95 episodes, 1996-2000)
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 Griffin Vesey / ... (94 episodes, 1996-2000)
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 Erica Lucas (94 episodes, 1996-2000)
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 Ruth Lucas (93 episodes, 1996-2000)
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 Pauline Fox (60 episodes, 1996-1999)
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Hilton Lucas was forced by his employer to retire. His wife has trouble with him always being at home and so does he.

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16 September 1996 (USA)  »

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Unlike its predecessor, The Cosby Show (1984), Bill Cosby tends to ad-lib dialogue and actions to get a genuine reaction from his co-stars. See more »

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Hilton: What do you want me to do?
Ruth: Kiss me, you fool!
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One of the best shows I've seen in a while.
15 August 2001 | by (Houston,TX) – See all my reviews

I loved this show, and I happen to believe it was BETTER than its' predecessor. Several elements have lead me to this conclusion. The show's dialogue leads you to believe that the show is scripted, but improvised as well. Take a look at some of the conversations between Hilton & Griffin. Especially my favorite on the airline freebies & "Tiny Wine". I also loved the asides Cosby's "Hilton" took to the audience on set & at home. It helped you get your bearings into the upcoming scene. These blend into a believeable atmosphere. The Late Madeline Kahn was great as Pauline in her rambling, eccentric role. I'm just grateful this show is back on in syndication in Houston on UPN 20 for 1 Hour, and on TBS at 11:30E/10:30C


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