The Bill Cosby Show

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  • 1969
  • 2 Seasons
  • 6.3  (808)

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.

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The Saturday Game
26. The Saturday Game
March 21, 1971
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.
The Long Road Back
25. The Long Road Back
March 14, 1971
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.
The Green-Eyed Monster
24. The Green-Eyed Monster
March 7, 1971
A male student from the high school seeks Chet's advice regarding love and jealousy. As it turns out, Chet could use a lesson or two himself and does not seem to practice what he preaches.
Power of the Trees
23. Power of the Trees
February 28, 1971
Elsa Lanchester guest stars as an eccentric woman who recruits Chet to help save a tree from being cut down at a construction site.
The Barber Shop
22. The Barber Shop
February 21, 1971
Chet visits the local barber shop for a haircut. While there, he gets involved in a dispute with the barber and another patron over baseball. The three of them end up going to a high rise hotel, where the barber claims he can catch a baseball dropped from a window of the hotel's top floor. Antonio Fargas guest stars as J.J. the barber, Arthur French is hilarious as Cartons. Funniest episode of the series, very well done.
A Dirty Business
21. A Dirty Business
February 14, 1971
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.
Tobacco Road
20. Tobacco Road
February 7, 1971
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.
The Generation Gap
19. The Generation Gap
January 31, 1971
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.
The Sesame Street Rumble
18. The Sesame Street Rumble
January 24, 1971
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.
Miraculous Martin
17. Miraculous Martin
January 17, 1971
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.
Viva Ortega
16. Viva Ortega
January 10, 1971
Chet tutors a Mexican immigrant who is studying to become a United States citizen.
To Each According to His Appetite
15. To Each According to His Appetite
January 3, 1971
Students at the high school organize a lockout of the teachers cafeteria, requesting that they have input over what foods go on the student menu. Chet helps the students and cafeteria manager reach a compromise. But when the same students have a grievance with Chet's gym class, Chet is not as willing to cooperate.
Teacher of the Year
14. Teacher of the Year
December 27, 1970
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.
The Poet
13. The Poet
December 20, 1970
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.
Swann's Way
12. Swann's Way
December 13, 1970
Don Knotts guest stars in this episode as a shifty repossessor who's trying to repossess Chet's television set.
The Deluge (2)
11. The Deluge (2)
November 22, 1970
Conclusion of a two part episode. Chet helps an expectant mother deliver her baby at home during a driving rainstorm.
The Deluge (1)
10. The Deluge (1)
November 15, 1970
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.
The March of the Antelopes
9. The March of the Antelopes
November 8, 1970
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.
The Artist
8. The Artist
November 1, 1970
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.
The Runaways
7. The Runaways
October 25, 1970
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.
The Lincoln Letter
6. The Lincoln Letter
October 18, 1970
Chet inherits a valuable letter which originally came from Abraham Lincoln. Only catch, the letter is misplaced and needs to be found.
The Old Man of 4-C
5. The Old Man of 4-C
October 11, 1970
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.
There Must Be a Pony
4. There Must Be a Pony
October 4, 1970
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.
Is There a Doctor in the Hospital?
3. Is There a Doctor in the Hospital?
September 27, 1970
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.
Open House
2. Open House
September 20, 1970
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.
Anytime You're Ready, C.K.
1. Anytime You're Ready, C.K.
September 13, 1970
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.
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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 to Watch The Bill Cosby Show

The Bill Cosby Show is available for streaming on the NBC website, both individual episodes and full seasons. You can also watch The Bill Cosby Show on demand at Amazon Prime.

  • Premiere Date
    September 14, 1969
  • IMDB Rating
    6.3  (808)