What it was like Growing Up in the Eighties (1980s)
  • Tue. Apr 23rd, 2024

The Cosby Show – 80s TV Sitcom

The Cosby Show is a 80s television sitcom co-created by and starring Bill Cosby, which aired Thursday nights for eight seasons on NBC between September 20, 1984, until April 30, 1992. The show focuses on an upper-class African-American family living in Brooklyn, New York.

The Cosby Show | Production, Cast, & Reception | Britannica


  • Bill Cosby
  • Phylicia Rashad
  • Sabrina Le Beauf
  • Geoffrey Owens
  • Lisa Bonet
  • Joseph C. Phillips
  • Malcolm-Jamal Warner
  • Tempestt Bledsoe
  • Keshia Knight Pulliam
  • Raven Symoné
  • Erika Alexander

Series Run

September 20, 1984 – April 30, 1992

Broadcast History



The show focuses on the Huxtable family, an African-American upper class family, living in a brownstone in Brooklyn Heights, New York, at 10 Stigwood Avenue.The patriarch is Cliff Huxtable, an obstetrician and son of a prominent jazz trombonist. The matriarch is his wife, lawyer Clair Huxtable.

They have four daughters and one son: Sondra, Denise, Theo, Vanessa, and Rudy.

More info at https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Cosby_Show

Theme Song

Opening changed every season