Sep. 09, 1972
30 min.
CBS TV Network

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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.


Fat Albert and the Cosby Kids Season 5 (1979-1982)

5x01 5 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 5 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 5 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 5 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 5 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 5 5x06 The Mainstream
A neighborhood band challenges Fat Albert and his friends to a competition, the winner gets the clubhouse.
Oct. 13, 1979
5x07 5 5x07 Free Ride
Dumb Donald starts cheating in school to get better grades. He soon finds out the consequences.
Oct. 20, 1979
5x08 5 5x08 Soft Core
Rudy's friend Dustin gives Fat Albert and his friends the wrong sources on sex education.
Oct. 27, 1979
5x09 5 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 5 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 5 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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