Controversial Ebony Cover Raises Questions About Cosby Show Legacy

Since numerous allegations of sexual assault have come forth against Bill Cosby over the past year, fans of The Cosby Show have found themselves grappling with conflicting emotions. The cover of Ebony Magazine’s November issue brings these complex thoughts to light —what exactly are fans supposed to do when their… »10/18/15 4:45pm10/18/15 4:45pm


In Cosby: The Women Speak, Victims Share Tragic Stories and Eerie Pictures

On Thursday, A&E aired Cosby: The Women Speak, a collection of interviews with the alleged sexual assault victims of comedian Bill Cosby. To watch the over a dozen women recount what happened to them was sobering and harrowing, not to mention likely empowering for them, because they are finally being heard. »9/18/15 11:45am9/18/15 11:45am

Old Cosby Show Episode About ‘Secret Sauce’ Is Creepy Now

After the revelation of Bill Cosby’s horrifying sexual assault history and details surfacing of the 2005 deposition wherein the 78-year-old comedian admitted to obtaining quaaludes to give to women that he wanted to have sex with, his well-loved family sitcom, The Cosby Show, is now looked back at in a different way.… »7/19/15 4:45pm7/19/15 4:45pm

For Bill Cosby's Accusers, His 2005 Testimony Feels Like Vindication

Although a few die-hard defenders like Whoopi Goldberg still refuse to believe that Bill Cosby is a serial rapist—even after the man himself confirmed in his 2005 testimony that he drugged women to sleep with them—his alleged victims are finding relief and justice in the court of public opinion. »7/08/15 10:10am7/08/15 10:10am

Lisa Bonet: The Cosby Show Kid Who Got Away

In the late 1980s, Lisa Bonet was simultaneously the coolest of The Cosby Show cast and the black sheep of the fictional family. The then-20-year-old actress endured a public fallout with Bill Cosby thanks to a "racy" movie called Angel Heart, marriage to fellow black hippie Lenny Kravitz and pregnancy with… »1/08/15 12:10pm1/08/15 12:10pm

Let Us Celebrate Clair Huxtable, Feminist Icon, and The Cosby Show

As black women try to shake off tired tropes like the angry black woman, which the New York Times raised from its shallow grave yesterday, let's focus on The Cosby Show's career-driven matriarch that kicked ass at home and at work, Clair Huxtable. The show and the icon that actress Phylicia Rashad brought to life has… »9/19/14 6:10pm9/19/14 6:10pm

Real Estate Expert Scolds Mad Men, Girls Characters For Having The Wrong Apartments

Vanity Fair got real-estate expert Barbara Corcoran — co-founder of the Corcoran Group, and the woman Jessica used to call "The Corcodevil" — to weigh in on the most pressing question that confronts any viewer of a New York-set sitcom: how the fuck do those people live there? Unlike on Friends (which is unfortunately… »4/19/12 5:20pm4/19/12 5:20pm

Cliff Huxtable Does Some Last Minute Thanksgiving Shopping

What's your fave Thanksgiving TV episode? Flavorpill has a list, which includes this gem from The Cosby Show. Poor Cliff. The Lucky Stop market probably had bulletproof glass. "Just put some whipped cream on it" is always a good rule to live by. »11/24/11 4:00pm11/24/11 4:00pm

Another good one: From ! Thanksgiving is a ritual sacrifice. With pie.