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Cos is an American sketch comedy/variety TV series that debuted on the ABC Network in September 1976. It was hosted by comedian Bill Cosby and featured an ensemble cast who would perform sketches each week. The show was unsuccessful in the Nielsen ratings and was cancelled by November 1976 and replaced with The Hardy Boys/Nancy Drew Mysteries.

Cos
GenreComedy
Written byChina Clark[1]
Presented byBill Cosby
StarringJeff Altman
Willie Bobo
Pat Delaney
Lola Falana
Mauricio Jarrin
Buzzy Linhart
Marion Ramsey
Narrated byJohn Wilson
Country of originUnited States
Original language(s)English
No. of seasons1
No. of episodes9
Production
Running time60 minutes
Release
Original networkABC
Original releaseSeptember 19 (1976-09-19) –
November 7, 1976 (1976-11-07)

Cosby appeared on this series concurrently with his starring role in Fat Albert and the Cosby Kids and the film Mother, Jugs & Speed.

EpisodesEdit

No. Title Original air date
1 "Pilot" September 19, 1976
2 "Bigfoot / Cookie Pilferage" September 26, 1976
3 "Fred the Cockatoo / Tribute to Mothers" October 3, 1976
4 "New Family / Traffic Rules" October 10, 1976
5 "Night Club / Bay City Rollers" October 17, 1976
6 "Episode 6" October 23, 1976
7 "Episode 7" October 30, 1976
8 "Episode 8" November 1, 1976
9 "Episode 9" November 7, 1976

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Daily Variety (Hollywood, California), vol. 172 no. 51, August 17, 1976.

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