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Cosby 

TV-PG | | Comedy | TV Series (1996–2000)
Hilton Lucas was forced by his employer to retire. His wife has trouble with him always being at home and so does he.

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Dennis Klein
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Won 1 Primetime Emmy. Another 9 wins & 13 nominations. See more awards »

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Series cast summary:
Bill Cosby ...  Hilton Lucas 95 episodes, 1996-2000
Phylicia Rashad ...  Ruth Lucas 95 episodes, 1996-2000
Doug E. Doug ...  Griffin Vesey 95 episodes, 1996-2000
T'Keyah Crystal Keymáh ...  Erica Lucas 95 episodes, 1996-2000
Madeline Kahn ...  Pauline Fox 84 episodes, 1996-1999
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Hilton Lucas was forced by his employer to retire. His wife has trouble with him always being at home and so does he.

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USA

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English

Release Date:

16 September 1996 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Kozbi See more »

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Stereo

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Color

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1.33 : 1
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Trivia

The sitcom is considered to be an American version of the British sitcom One Foot in the Grave (1990). See more »

Quotes

Hilton: What did I tell you about slamming the door?
Griffin: Um, you like it?
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Referenced in Becker: Drive, They Said (1999) See more »

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12 July 2001 | by stakesSee all my reviews

This is a great show, really not of it's time. While most modern sitcoms base a large amount of their humor on sex, this comedy is the kind that you could allow your youngest children to watch, and is still hysterical. Bill Cosby has always been a comic genius, and he continues to be just that on Cosby. Doug E. Doug, an underrated performer, is also a great addition to this show, and looks like he is having the time of his life in every scene that he performs with Cosby. Cosby had a solid run, but after 4 seasons, ended too soon. In another time, this dying breed of comedy may have been more appreciated.


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