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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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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

BILL COSBY William Henry "Bill" Cosby, Jr. (born July 12, 1937) is an American comedian, actor, author, television producer, educator, musician and activist. A veteran stand-up performer, he got his start at various clubs, and then landed a starring role in the 1960s action show, I Spy. He later starred in his own series, the situation comedy The Bill Cosby Show, in 1969. He was one of the major characters on the children's television series The Electric Company for its first two seasons, and created...

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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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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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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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Comparison and Contrast Between Love

reconciled. For instance, on the Cosby show, Clare and Bill would have disagreements when difference arose. The differences would be how to discipline the children, Bill not eating healthy meals or not listening to one another. Instead of Bill and Clare yelling and pointing the finger at one another, they would communicate without playing the blame game and apologize to one another regardless of who is right. I know one might say they are playing characters on a television show, but one cannot disagree that...

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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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Women in the Workplace

featuring programming that mirrors the values and standards of a society, a retrospective about the roles women have portrayed in the past and currently came to mind. During the 1960s and 1970s we were introduced to : Laura Petrie of The Dick Van Dyke Show, who played a stay-at-home mom; Carol Brady of The Brady Bunch, the stay-at-home mom to a blended family; Julia Baker of Julia, a widow, mom and nurse; Shirley Partridge of The Partridge Family, a widow and performing artist; Edith Bunker of All...

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