Bill Cosby: Himself

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Before the sitcom king, there was the great stand-up comic. Recorded in Toronto in 1981, Cosby stays seated while offering up hilarious commentary on everything from drugs to child-birth.

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Critic Reviews for Bill Cosby: Himself

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Audience Reviews for Bill Cosby: Himself

  • Jul 24, 2011
    a nonstop hillarious and spectacular comic event with bill cosby delivering huge laughes and entertainment in this comedic extravigent event for stand up comedy fans! A+
    Juan C Super Reviewer
  • Jan 05, 2009
    I?ve spent a good portion of my life hating Bill Cosby and everything he represents, especially when he?s complaining about the ?filth-flarin?-filth? of other people?s work. Still, it seems like every time I hear a stand up comedian being interviewed they seem to love him and cite him as an influence. I finally got curious enough to check out what Cosby is like when doing standup, and this concert film is largely considered to be his definitive work. Did I find a new found respect for Cosby? Sort of, he at least seems like a reasonable comic here and not the curmudgeon I?ve come to know him as. Still, most of the material he?s talking about here are things I don?t really relate to, it?s comedy for and by middle aged people.
    MJS M Super Reviewer
  • Jan 04, 2009
    Moderately funny anecdotes about Bill Cosby beating his children.
    Nate H Super Reviewer
  • Apr 25, 2008
    Good times. One of the rare standups that you can watch with family without cringing.
    Sunil J Super Reviewer

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