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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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Cosby every Sunday! As a man who always gets involved, Bill shapes up as one of the new season's big winners in his own hilarious series! (season 1) 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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One of the best shows EVER presented on TV...
27 September 2006 | by noetical1See all my reviews

This two-season sitcom is a masterpiece of mid-century television production. That this fine show even made it to prime-time television is amazing enough. This is high quality TV: shot to film, great scoring/soundtrack, interesting scripts, even pretty decent cinematography.

And, no laugh-track.

Character-driven plot lines that revolve around bachelor/teacher Chett Kincaid's adventures: simply stated (by Bill Cosby in the bonus Interview), Chett is a guy that things happen to...Chet tries to get from point A to point B...but, in-between, all sorts of other things occur in his day-to-day activities.

Quincy Jones does the music...fabulous tunes!

This series is arguably Bill Cosby's greatest achievement.

Definitely my favorite Cosby Show of all time.


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