Wednesday, April 12, 2017

#1 in 1985: The Cosby Show


The death of the sitcom was very short lived. Perhaps the critics were premature in declaring it dead; in any case, sitcoms came roaring back led by the quintessential 1980's comedy The Cosby Show. Originally turned down by both CBS and ABC, it's debatable as to whether NBC was smarter than the rest or just more desperate. Either way, the show would almost singlehandedly save NBC.