The series follows the adventures of an group of African American kids living in the ghettos of South Philadelphia in the early 70s. In pretty much every episode they deal with the challenges of life and many times make mistakes but learn from them and correct the mistake though sometimes there were lasting repercussions from that mistake. All and all it was a fun show that portrayed urban ghetto kids in a positive light.Written by
The characters are based on Bill Cosby and his childhood friends growing up in North Philadelphia. Cosby talked about his childhood experiences in his stand-up comedy albums. See more »
In episode #7, "Playing Hooky", Dumb Donald refuses to play hooky with the gang and goes to school. However, as the gang plays hooky, in one scene Dumb Donald is seen skateboarding with the gang and in another, when they are going to use their homemade box-slide ride, he is seen in the box waiting for the ride. See more »
It's not a bird! It's not a bee! It's the BROWN HORNEEEEEEEEEEETTT!
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