Fat Albert and the Cosby Kids

Live action bumpers featuring Bill Cosby were set around animated episodes of Fat Albert and The Cosby Kids, a series about a group of urban adolescents growing up in a Philadelphia neighborhood. The show was based on Cosby's '60s stand up comedy monologues about his childhood. The episodes revolved around the daily life lessons learned by Albert and his friends. Topics ranged from social issues to personal introspection and were blended with humor and music. Among the many great characters that inhabited Fat Albert's world were Rudy, Mushmouth, Donald, Bill, Weird Harold and Russell. In 1979 the show was re-titled The New Fat Albert Show and featured a new segment called The Brown Hornet, a send-up of superhero cartoons starring a larger-than-life African-American crime fighter in outer space. In 1984, the show was syndicated and renamed The Adventures of Fat Albert and the Cosby kids. It ended the same year. Fat Albert and the Cosby Kids enjoyed one of the longe


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  • The Adventures of Fat Albert and The Cosby Kids
English français
  • TheTVDB.com Series ID 78511
  • Status Ended
  • Original Network CBS
  • Networks CBS from September 1972 to December 2004
  • Runtimes 25 minutes (130 episodes)
  • Parental Guide TV-Y7 (130 episodes)
  • Genres Animation Children
  • On Other Sites TV.com Zap2It
  • Favorited This series has been favorited by 14 people.
  • Created February 4, 2008 by Administrator
  • Modified August 3, 2017 by Administrator

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