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Cosby show finale into the most watched history book

Posted by elegant On February - 18 - 2015

Bill Cosby is making headlines these days not for his brilliant and most watched show but for other reasons. Do you know that Cosby Show falls into one of the most watch TV finales? It had 44.4 million viewers on the day of the finale on April 30, 1992. That equals to 28 percent of American households.

The American television sitcom with Bill Cosby as Dr. Cliff Huxtable, the patriarch character of the show first aired on NBC on September 20, 1984 and continued each week during each season until April 30, 1992. The show was the biggest hit on television during 1980s. The show focused on an upper middle-class African-American Huxtable family that lived in 10 Stigwood Avenue, Brooklyn Heights, New York City, New York. Cliff’s wife, an attorney, Clair Huxtable nee Hanks and their five children lived at home. Four daughters, Sondra, Denise, Vanessa and Rudy and one son, Theodore or Theo for short were played by an excellent cast. Besides comedic portrayals of daily life in a upper middle-class African-American home, the show carried serious discussions on dyslexia, teenage pregnancy and many others. They represented some of the issues faced by the members of the entire cast.

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