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The Cosby Show

CWV-101 Professor Carleton The Cosby Show This assignment proved to be a very difficult one for me, for the very fact that I just don’t watch a lot of television at all. I don’t find much of anything at all that is entertaining to me. So many of the sit coms today have such a dysfunctional portrayal of families and I find that many of them down right degrade and show nothing but disrespect for the father’s especially. Nonetheless I chose to use “The Cosby Show” as my program of choice because...

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The Cosby Show

The Cosby Show is a television family sitcom that aired from 1984 to 1992. The comedy focuses on an African American family that lives in Brooklyn, New York. The show portrays the ideal family; a married mother and father that have very successful jobs raising their five kids. The impact on this highly accredited sitcom demonstrates the need for family, work ethics, and Christian values. The show focuses on a family unit. The father Cliff Huxtable is married to Claire Huxtable. They have 4 daughters...

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Television Media Analysis: The Cosby Show

Television Media Analysis: The Cosby Show Today’s society depends heavily on mass media for information, communication, and entertainment. The average person wakes up in the morning, watches news and weather on television, and makes plans for the day based on information they receive through their mass media sources. Many times there is little thought given to the actual reliability of these media sources. Media literacy can help audiences gain important perspectives regarding which media sources...

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Bill Cosby

Bill Cosby: Hello Friend/Ennis William Cosby Foundation Celebrities are individuals who have achieved things that are renown and known by many people. One notable celebrity is William Henry “Bill” Cosby Jr. Bill Cosby is an extremely well known celebrity in the entertainment world, and in his charity work. Television in the 1960’s showed very few racial minorities. (Hillstrom, 51) But Bill Cosby still became a successful actor and comedian against all odds. Bill Cosby also has taken part in various...

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Bill Cosby Biography

Bill Cosby William Henry "Bill" Cosby, Jr was born July 12, 1937 and is an American comedian, actor, author, television producer, educator, musician and activist. A veteran stand-up performer, he got his start at various clubs, then landed a starring role in the 1960s action show, I Spy. He later starred in his own sitcom, The Bill Cosby Show. He was one of the major characters on the children's television series The Electric Company for its first two seasons, and created the educational...

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Role Model: Bill Cosby

Role Model Review: Bill Cosby My observation is based on the biography of Dr. Bill Cosby. Cosby has been a great example of what a father and leader in the community is all about with regards to the Christian worldview. Even in his hay days, in the mid-60’s, as a standup comic he was regarded as a PG comic because his material was clean of profanity and focused more on his personal life and experiences as a father. In 1965 he released comic albums that garnered him six Grammy Awards. His work...

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Richard Pryor and Bill Cosby

Richard Pryor and Bill Cosby, both famous for their standup comedy, have their own unique way of delivering their comedy to their audiences. These two African Americans have both made names for themselves through their standup comedy and films. The differences between their styles of comedy gave each their own fame. They both are famous for the films that each performed in. Their unique styles and characteristics made them who they are. Richard Pryor was born December 1, 1940, in Peoria, Illinois...

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Why Is Bill Cosby Unethical

Bill Cosby has been the subject of much controversy and concern due to serious allegations that have been brought to light from his past actions. For decades his has discussed topics to the younger generations as he has cast himself as an all-American dad and grandfather expressing morals and how a family man should act and conduct himself. His persona made him the most beloved family man on national television. On Wednesday, Fox News shared another story that his lies over the years, has made Walt...

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Family Values Essay

Family Values with the Cosby Show Growing up in the mid 1980’s I can remember watching the Cosby Show. My family and I fell in love with the Huxtable family. The show was funny, witty, and dealt with serious issues at some times. It was also the first show that portrayed a black family living a successful middle class life style. The show’s concepts were very unusual to me, because around that time we thought America dealt with majority Caucasian problems and shows. Growing up in a dysfunctional...

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Leave it to Beaver VS The Cosby Show

The Cosby Show One of the most activities that we are doing in our lives is making comparison even without notice it that. For instant, making comparisons between things, peoples, players, teachers, movies, TV shows…Etc. Have you ever asked someone you know (parent, brother, sister, friend) to make comparison between what was he watching of TV show in the past and what is he watching right now. However today we are going to introduce two different TV shows (Leave it to Beaver; The Cosby Show) that...

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