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The Cosby Show

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Comedy Family Rated: All (TV-G)1984 - 19928 SeasonsSeries EndedOn: Prime Video Tags: New York Country: America

The Cosby Show is an American television situation comedy starring Bill Cosby, which aired for eight seasons on NBC from September 20, 1984 until April 30, 1992. The show focuses on the Huxtable family, an upper middle-class African-American family living in Brooklyn, New York. According to TV Guide, the show "was TV's biggest hit in the 1980s, and almost single-handedly revived the sitcom genre and NBC's ratings fortunes". Originally, the show had been pitched to ABC, which rejected it. Entertainment Weekly stated that The Cosby Show helped to make possible a larger variety of shows based on people of African descent, from In Living Color to The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air. The Cosby Show was based on comedy routines in Cosby's standup act, which were based on his family life. Other sitcoms, such as Home Improvement and Everybody Loves Raymond, would later follow that pattern. The show spawned the spin-off A Different World, which ran for six seasons from 1987 to 1993.The Cosby Show featuring Bill Cosby and Phylicia Rashād has one or more episodes streaming with subscription on Prime Video, and available for purchase on Prime Video. It's a comedy and family show with 201 episodes over 8 seasons. The Cosby Show is no longer running and has no plans to air new episodes or seasons. It has a better than average IMDb audience rating of 7.3 (32,840 votes).

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7 episodes (3%) are available to stream on a popular subscription service (Prime Video).

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201 episodes (100%) are available to rent or buy from $1.99 on 1 service (Prime Video).

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#1,271 Ranked TV Show

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#115 Ranked in Family TV

#183 Ranked in TV on Prime Video

The Cosby Show has a better than average IMDb audience rating of 7.3 (32,840 votes). The show is popular with Reelgood users lately.

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