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The Bill Cosby Show is one of the most classic television sitcoms in history of television. It is an American comedy sitcom that consists of a talented cast of hilarious actors and comedians including: Bill Cosby, Sid McCoy, Olga James, Lillian Randolph, Beah Richardson, and Joyle Bulifant. This show's theme song was created by Bill Cosby in collaboration with a very talented song writer and composer known as Quincy Jones. This theme song is called Hikky Burr. This light hearted television sitcom was created by the talented Ed Weinberger and Michael Zagor.

The Bill Cosby Show is an ultra hilarious sitcom comedy that airs on the highly popular television network, NBC Sunday Night Schedule. This show runs for 22 to 24 minutes at a time and during this time, viewers are hit in the face with crazy shenanigans and hilarious scenes. The plot is centered on a kind bachelor called Chet Kincard, a sweet physical education teacher at the local LA high school.

Chet Kincard (played by Bill Cosby) is a kind, single and caring man who helps many high school students through their troubles. During one episode, Chet helps an akward16 year old learn how to drive a car, but during this process, bill goes away for a minute and the teen crashed the car into an object. Chet even has to face family drama from time to time. In addition, Chet must face the craziness of dealing with many high school students and he does it with a smile on his face and a funny remark or two.

The Bill Cosby Show is a series that is currently running and has 2 seasons (52 episodes). The series first aired on September 14, 1969.

Where do I stream The Bill Cosby Show online? The Bill Cosby Show is available for streaming on NBC, both individual episodes and full seasons. You can also watch The Bill Cosby Show on demand at Amazon Prime online.

2 Seasons, 52 Episodes
September 14, 1969
Cast: Bill Cosby
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The Bill Cosby Show Full Episode Guide

  • A young Jewish boy joins Chet's little league baseball team. Saturday is the day of the big game, and the boy is forced to decide between playing in the game, or sitting out due to his religious beliefs, Saturday being the Jewish sabbath.

  • John Marley guest stars in this episode as a wealthy, eccentric man who wants to relive his childhood. He seeks Chet's help to have his wish come true.

  • Elsa Lanchester guest stars as an eccentric woman who recruits Chet to help save a tree from being cut down at a construction site.

  • Chet is at odds with a student at the high school who wants to be a spy. Because the student is a fast runner, Chet wants him to join up with the school's track team. But the student wants no part of it, preferring to remain out of the spotlight.

  • Chet aids a fellow teacher from the high school who's trying to quit smoking. Herb Edelman guest stars as Mr. Maher, the teacher who's trying to kick the habit.

  • Chet's mother is going out of town, so Chet's father comes to stay with him while she is away. As they spend time together, they discover that things have changed and they don't have as much in common anymore.

  • Chet has a large TV antenna installed so he can watch the big Rams/Packers football game. Many teachers from the high school come over to see the game, but Chet's TV set goes out. Chet goes next door to try and borrow the neighbors TV set, but the boy at home refuses to let Chet borrow it, insisting that he wants to watch Sesame Street.

  • Dick Van Dyke guest stars in this episode as Miraculous Martin, an out of work magician who's trying to stay sober and planning to get married.

  • Chet tutors a Mexican immigrant who is studying to become a United States citizen.

  • Upon winning the award for Teacher of the Year, Chet has a difficult time convincing the other teachers to attend the banquet where he will receive the award.

  • A male student at the high school enjoys writing poetry, but doesn't want his friends to find out, fearing ridicule. Chet (who has also written some poetry) tells the student he shouldn't be concerned with what other people think, to go ahead and do what he enjoys doing. Chet then gets in a bind when he is mistaken as the author of a poem he copied in his youth, and the poem is scheduled to be published in the school newspaper.

  • Conclusion of a two part episode. Chet helps an expectant mother deliver her baby at home during a driving rainstorm.

  • A driving rainstorm is pounding the Los Angeles area. Chet's next door neighbor is due to have her baby and is unable to get to the hospital, streets are flooded. Chet helps out as the woman prepares to have her baby at home. Part one of a two part episode.

  • Chet is in charge of a group of youngsters and is supposed to take them on an overnight camping trip. They set out to their destination, but mishaps occur, and they end up staying over at Chet's apartment.

  • Chet helps out a talented youngster who wants to become an artist. Chet disputes however, when the youngster chooses Chet as subject matter for his painting which will be on display at the art fair.

  • Chet is sent out to track down and find a runaway boy. He succeeds, and they spend the day together. After sharing a few adventures, Chet helps the boy decide he should go back home.

  • Chet inherits a valuable letter which originally came from Abraham Lincoln. Only catch, the letter is misplaced and needs to be found.

  • Will Geer guest stars in this episode as a lonesome elderly man looking for companionship. He befriends Chet, and becomes too demanding of Chet's time, but they end up compromising and spend some quality time together.

  • A female student at the high school is convinced she is destined to be an actress and is certain she will win an acting contest she has entered. Chet then tells her about the time he missed his own surprise birthday party to try and teach her a lesson about anticipation and being overconfident.

  • Chet injures his back during his gym class, and needs to be taken to the hospital. Upon arrival, he has difficulty trying to obtain medical service, until a young patient staying at the hospital assists Chet and helps him find a doctor.

  • One of Chet's fellow teachers from the high school is a part time real estate agent. Chet spends a weekend helping him out, trying to sell a house. Chet sells the house, but the couple who put the house up for sale change their mind.

  • The Holmes High School football team is on a losing streak, so the team asks Chet if they can have game films to help determine what they're doing wrong. Chet borrows a movie camera from a friend, and films the teams practice sessions. Funny silent films result from Chet's experiments with trying out the camera. A side plot has Chet trying to help out a student and former player of the football team who can no longer play due to injury.

  • Chet is asked to tell a few stories about his life for a forthcoming article in the Holmes High School newspaper.

  • Chet is having problems with a player on the high school basketball team who uses profane language on the court during games.

  • Big Bronson, an old high school classmate of Chet's, is coming to town for a visit. Chet recalls having a past dispute with Bronson, and fears revenge. Chet meets ex prize fighter Hurricane Smith, and asks for some boxing lessons to prepare himself for Bronson's arrival. Lou Gossett guest stars as Hurricane Smith, Don Pedro Colley guest stars as Big Bronson.

  • Chet is in the running for the city handball championship. He defeats his semi-final opponent, using psychological tactics. In the final match however, Chet has the tables turned on him and loses the match while being psyched out by his opponent. By losing, Chet teaches a player on the high school football team a lesson in good sportsmanship.

  • Chet reluctantly agrees to go on a blind date, and ends up falling in love. Cicely Tyson guest stars as Chet's love interest.

  • Drivers ed instructor Chet tries to teach a nervous student how to drive. Very funny episode.

  • Wally Cox guest stars in this episode as a shy man lacking in self confidence. With Chet's help, he builds up the nerve to ask a woman out on a date. She rejects him, and he wants to commit suicide. Chet helps to restore the man's confidence and self esteem.

  • Chet is wrongfully accused and arrested for breaking a gumball machine. Tom Bosley guest stars as Cookie Maharg.

  • Chet is asked to help straighten out Raymond, a youngster who has a penchant for stealing. In an effort to keep Raymond out of trouble, Chet finds a spot for him on his little league baseball team. But Raymond steals the money that Chet had saved up which was intended to buy uniforms for the team. In the end, Raymond realizes what he did was wrong and returns the money to Chet.

  • Chet tries to get his ever arguing aunt and uncle to stop fighting and treat each other with kindness and respect. Veteran actors Mantan Moreland and Jackie "Moms" Mabley guest star and give classic performances as the bickering old couple.

  • Chet gets stuck inside an elevator at the high school along with one other faculty member and the school's cleaning lady. They entertain each other until help arrives. Henry Fonda and Elsa Lanchester guest star in this episode.

  • Chet is home with a cold, and is unable to rest because all his relatives come over offering their cure-alls and remedies.

  • Chet helps a down on his luck old timer capture the spirit of Christmas. Rex Ingram guest stars.

  • Chet does a TV commercial for a morning breakfast cereal, with disastrous results. Classic episode. Gavin McLeod guest stars in this episode, Mike Farrell of M*A*S*H* fame also makes a brief cameo appearance.

  • Chet's nephew is in bed with a cold. Chet is asked and agrees to substitute for his nephew in the morning paper route.

  • Chet's brother Brian moves in with Chet after having an argument with his wife. Brian spoils Chet's plans for the evening, then hilarity ensues when they attempt to sleep in the same bed together.

  • Chet starts dating a substitute teacher from the high school, and has difficulty finding time to spend alone with her.

  • A student in Chet's gym class becomes hostile when his girlfriend develops a crush on Chet.

  • Chet agrees to be the substitute teacher for an algebra class, but becomes frantic when he learns the page in the answer book is missing.

  • Chet wastes a whole day trying to find an air valve in order to blow up his basketballs, which includes trying to get a cranky secretary to write him a requisition form for one.

  • Chet agrees to keep watch over a lonely settlement house child.

  • Chet helps out a short kid in order to give him a fair shot at making the basketball team.

  • A neighbor's barking dog has Chet unable to get any sleep at night.

  • When Chet answers a pay phone while out for a day of jogging, his afternoon is turned upside down in chaos.

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