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Bill Cosby: Himself (1983)

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

Director:

Bill Cosby (as William H. Cosby Jr.)

Writer:

Bill Cosby (as William H. Cosby Jr.)

Star:

Bill Cosby
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Cast

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Bill Cosby ... Himself
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Storyline

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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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

20 May 1983 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Bill Cosby, Himself See more »

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Production Co:

Bill Cosby,Jemmin Inc. See more »
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Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color (Medallion Film Lab)

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

When "the beatings" are underway and Cosby mentions laughing like Renfield, this is a reference to the character from the 1931 film "Dracula", and his maniacal laugh after being discovered in the hold of the ship. See more »

Quotes

Bill Cosby: Why do I have to feed the kids? They just ate twelve hours ago!
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Crazy Credits

The opening credits show photos of his children. Initially done in silence, later releases of the movie included a song in the background; for VHS recordings was a song called "It Was a Good Idea at the Time", while DVD releases had a song sung by Cosby himself called "Just the Slew of Us" See more »

Connections

Featured in De wereld draait door: Episode dated 5 April 2013 (2013) See more »

Soundtracks

Just the Slew of Us
Performed by Bill Cosby
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Great!!!!
27 July 2002 | by MotorheadOnly12See all my reviews

Can't get sick of this stand-up comedy Bill Cosby is one of the most funniest comedians of all time he can make you laugh all the time. Bill Cosby: Himself shows what i mean it was a brilliant show he was great at that show his stories about drunks, dentist, and his family is non-stop laughs i give this a 10 out of 10.


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