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.
Fat Albert and the Cosby Kids Season 5 (1979-1982)
|5x01 In My Merry Busmobile |
The gang is bused to an integrated school and find it difficult to make new friends.
|Sep. 08, 1979|
|5x02 The Dancer |
Fat Albert and the gang meet a new kid, who is in a dance class. Fat Albert joins the class and discovers he's not so graceful.
|Sep. 15, 1979|
|5x03 Spare the Rod |
Mr. Tyrone wants to sell the junkyard, which could spell the end for Fat Albert and the Gang's clubhouse.
|Sep. 22, 1979|
|5x04 Sweet Sorrow |
Fat Albert's ice skating friend, Roberta, offers to help the kids with their "hockey skills". Unfortunately, she seems troubled by other things on her mind. Her parents are getting ...
|Sep. 29, 1979|
|5x05 Poll Time |
Two Candidates in the school election, Hugo and Baron, of different colors, play race politics until Fat Albert and the gang come up with an alternative
|Oct. 06, 1979|
|5x06 The Mainstream |
A neighborhood band challenges Fat Albert and his friends to a competition, the winner gets the clubhouse.
|Oct. 13, 1979|
|5x07 Free Ride |
Dumb Donald starts cheating in school to get better grades. He soon finds out the consequences.
|Oct. 20, 1979|
|5x08 Soft Core |
Rudy's friend Dustin gives Fat Albert and his friends the wrong sources on sex education.
|Oct. 27, 1979|
|5x09 The Secret |
Beau and Francie are brother and sister. Out of nowhere Beau lets out a personal secret telling Francie she's adopted that stuns her and Fat Albert and his friends.
|Sep. 13, 1980|
|5x10 The Gunslinger |
Shawn gets a hold of his father's hidden gun showing it off to the Gang. The Cosby Kids are impressed with Shawn having a gun but not Fat Albert...
|Oct. 25, 1980|
|5x11 Little Girl Found |
Greta is a Teenage Runaway who steals the Gangs television and gets into more trouble.
|Nov. 06, 1982|
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