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The Bill Cosby Show 

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Chet Kincaid, gym teacher at an inner-city Los Angeles high school, deals with students, principal Mr. Langford, and counselor Marsha Peterson. He lives with his mother Rose, brother Brian,... See full summary »
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Nominated for 4 Primetime Emmys. Another 1 win & 1 nomination. See more awards »

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Bill Cosby ...  Chet Kincaid 52 episodes, 1969-1971
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Chet Kincaid, gym teacher at an inner-city Los Angeles high school, deals with students, principal Mr. Langford, and counselor Marsha Peterson. He lives with his mother Rose, brother Brian, and sister-in-law Verna, who focus on his social life. Written by rharlan58

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Bill scores neatly as a high school coach in this fun-filled hit series, but you're the real winner. Second big season of warm, wonderful laughter! (season 2) See more »

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USA

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English

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14 September 1969 (USA) See more »

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Bill Cosby See more »

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Bill Cosby, Jemmin Inc. See more »
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Mono (RCA Sound Recording)

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Color

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1.33 : 1
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Will Geer and Ellen Corby appeared in an episode together a year before they starred together on The Waltons (1971). See more »

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Bill Cosby Show
4 January 2011 | by shmuli_9See all my reviews

They show two episodes of this on RTV at 6pm and 6:30pm on Saturdays. The gruff school secretary and the gym teacher are the best... Wasn't Joyce Bulifant a teacher in this as well? I've always found Bill Cosby's low-energy rambles kind of amusing. It's definitely not one of those "Hi! I'm your next-door neighbor and I'm walking into your house without knocking" kind of sitcoms. (Who'd DO that in real life?) Plus, "chet" seems to not have a "steady", but unlike a lot of sitcoms, he's not continually agonizing over it. (It seems all "RoseMarie" did on the Dick van Dyke Show" is complain that "she was unable to snare a man".) Silly me, not having "enough lines" of text. I'm not writing a thesis for my PhD - silly me for wanting to keep things short and sweet.


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