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That same year he launched The New Bill Cosby Show, a disastrous variety program that lasted only one season. Not surprisingly, he took a subsequent hiatus from television; after recording 's Inside the Mind of Bill Cosby and the next year's Fat Albert, he shifted his focus to film, teaming with Sidney Poitier in for Uptown Saturday Night, the first in a successful series of crime comedies that also included 's Let's Do It Again and 's A Piece of the Action.
After another failed television attempt, 's children's prime-time variety program Cos, he came back to standup with a vengeance for 's My Father Confused Me, What Should I Do? Released in , Bill's Best Friend continued the trend, as well as offering cautionary messages against alcohol and drug use, while the popularity of concert films -- primarily those of Richard Pryor -- sparked the feature and soundtrack Bill Cosby: Himself.
After keeping a low profile for several years, he resurfaced in with The Cosby Show, an NBC series inspired largely by his own family experiences. The show was an unparalleled success that brought new life to the sitcom format -- a vehicle pronounced dead by many onlookers -- and quickly shot to the number one slot in the Nielsen ratings, a position where it remained throughout the majority of its eight-season run. Although his popularity was never in question before the show's debut, The Cosby Show made its titular star even more of a success; not only was he the most popular and beloved talent on television, but he also became a successful author, and in he also returned to recording with the album Those of You with or Without Children, You'll Understand.
Only film remained impenetrable, as both 's abysmal Leonard, Part 6 and 's similarly bad Ghost Dad bombed miserably. Clearly, his audience wanted to see the performer in his natural milieu; accordingly, the family sitcom Cosby debuted in In , the Comedy Central network aired Far from Finished, his first filmed concert special in 30 years.
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This was indeed a sizable feat for a comedian during the height of the mid-'60s British Invasion, but not surprising in the case of Cosby. His exposure on the talk and variety television circuit of the mid-'60s had increased thanks to his co-starring role in the NBC-TV network program I Spy.
Once again, he is caught in the act of being one of his era's funniest standups, and one who never resorted to debasing his craft by filling his repertoire with cheap sex, drugs, or race-related jokes to garner a laugh. Instead, he remains faithful to his proven successful equation of easily relatable narratives -- in front of a typical nightclub audience at Harrah's in Lake Tahoe.
The minute-long epic "Tonsils" is among the artist's most beloved raps, and takes the listener through a wide-eyed child's perspective of the entire procedure from sore throat to the battle-like "us or them" mind games that Cosby and his fellow kiddie comrades play on each other.
Particularly memorable is the ice cream chant that Cosby leads his hospital cohabitants in and how by the end of the ordeal their priorities had radically changed. Equally as charming in its innocence is "The Playground" -- where he discusses the theory that the "grown-ups" of his time were trying to "bump us off" by clearing perfectly good fields and vacant lots in order to build potentially dangerous "monkey bars. The concluding "Niagara Falls" marks an interesting diversion, as the artist actually spoofs a man whom he warmly refers to as "his boss" -- old-school showbiz legend Sheldon Leonard, who was also the producer of the aforementioned I Spy.
The story of Leonard's swimming in frigid Lake Niagara on his honeymoon predates the Seinfeld concept of "shrinkage"; however, the premise remains the same. Bill Cosby. Add to Cart. How to Order. International Shipping. Return Policy. Order Items by Catalog. View Catalogs Online. Safe Shopping Guarantee. Buy a Gift Certificate. Customer Reviews. D1 — via NewsBank. Cosby, now 56, was known for spinning outrageous stories and playing pranks, such as putting a.
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