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Fat Albert and the Cosby Kids

a series about a group of urban adolescents growing up in a Philadelphia neighborhood. The show was based on Cosby's '60s stand up comedy monologues about his childhood. The episodes revolved around the daily life and lessons learned by Albert and his friends. Topics ranged from social issues to personal introspection and were blended with humor.

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Last Episode

05x11 Little Girl Found Aired: Nov. 06, 1982

Greta is a Teenage Runaway who steals the Gangs television and gets into more trouble.

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Fat Albert is Canceled/Ended
The show had 5 seasons and 47 episodes air between 1972 and 1984.

Series Info

Type:
Scripted
Premiered:
Sep. 09, 1972
Status:
Canceled/Ended
Runtime:
30 min.
Aired:
1972 - 1984
To-Date:
5 Seasons
47 Episodes
Network
CBS TV Network
Genre

Character Guide

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Series Fun Facts

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  • The series was originally offered to NBC but the network turned it down because it was too educational. It aired on CBS. NBC eventually aired repeats of the series in 1989.
  • Goof (audio/visual unsynchronized): In episode #4, "Creativity", Rudy's voice comes out of Bill ("what 'choo talkin' about?") with Rudy even standing right next to…
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    Goof (audio/visual unsynchronized): In episode #4, "Creativity", Rudy's voice comes out of Bill ("what 'choo talkin' about?") with Rudy even standing right next to Bill.
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  • Goof (continuity error): In episode #7, "Playing Hooky", Dumb Donald refuses to play hooky with the gang and goes to school. However, as the gang plays hooky, in one scene Dumb Donald is seen…
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    Goof (continuity error): In episode #7, "Playing Hooky", Dumb Donald refuses to play hooky with the gang and goes to school. However, as the gang plays hooky, in one scene Dumb Donald is seen skateboarding with the gang and in another, when they are going to use their homemade box-slide ride, he is seen in the box waiting for the ride.
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