Thirty years ago this past weekend (9/20/84), “The Cosby Show” premiered in NBC’s Thursday night lineup. In its day, “The Cosby Show” slapped back at television. Cliff and Claire Huckstable were a truth that had previously been untold: an illustration of successful, urban, educated people of color that were happily married, and raising their kids right. “The Cosby Show” made a statement for the times—wrapped in brilliant writing and humor for every seat on the sofa, for every living-room imaginable. Heres a piece celebrating the show and its cultural impact 30 years later.
Posted on: Tue, 23 Sep 2014 16:12:17 +0000
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