Fat Albert and the Cosby Kids

Fat Albert and the Cosby Kids

  • Dates: September 9, 1972 - December 14, 1985
  • Type: Television Series
  • Genres: Animation, Child/Family
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While always the same show, it has changed names over the years with titles including, "The Adventures of Fat Albert and the Cosby Kids" and "The New Fat Albert Show".

Pop Culture Connections - Outgoing

It refers to these albums...

Revenge
performed by Bill Cosby

  • Date:
  • Type: Album
This Album is referred to by Fat Albert and the Cosby Kids
The characters in Fat Albert first appeared in Bill Cosby's stand-up routine as recorded in this comedy album - specifically in the track "Buck Buck".

It is inspired by these movies...

Hey, Hey, Hey, It's Fat Albert

  • Date:
  • Type: Movie
This Movie inspired Fat Albert and the Cosby Kids
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Pop Culture Connections - Incoming

It is referred to by these television commercials...

MetLife Commercial

This Television Commercial refers to Fat Albert and the Cosby Kids
The whole Fat Albert gang can be seen in this ad.
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It is referred to by these television episodes...

Wilfred:
Season:  2  / Episode:  9 
Service

This Television Episode refers to Fat Albert and the Cosby Kids
After Ryan stole Wilfred's line, Wilfred says, "I say, hey, hey ,hey, it's Fat Albert"

The Cleveland Show:
Season:  3  / Episode:  6 
Sex and the Biddy

This Television Episode refers to Fat Albert and the Cosby Kids
After putting on some weight, Roberta makes fun of Cleveland by calling him "Fat Albert".

The New Normal:
Season:  1  / Episode:  13 
Stay-At-Home Dad

This Television Episode refers to Fat Albert and the Cosby Kids
Rocky tells Bryan that she's always wanted to be a producer, saying that as a child she produced her own version of 'Fat Albert'.

The Office:
Season:  2  / Episode:  1 
The Dundies

This Television Episode refers to Fat Albert and the Cosby Kids
It's the night of the Dundies, and Michael greets Jim by saying "Hey hey hey, It's Fat Halpert" in his best Fat Albert voice.

The Cleveland Show:
Season:  2  / Episode:  16 
The Way the Cookie Crumbles

This Television Episode refers to Fat Albert and the Cosby Kids
There are several cutaways to Fat Albert and the Cosby kids, with characters from The Cleveland Show replacing the Fat Albert gang characters. The first time they appear is after Cleveland's mother insults Donna's cooking. The second time is when Cleveland says his father is senile.

The Cleveland Show:
Season:  2  / Episode:  21 
Your Show of Shows

This Television Episode refers to Fat Albert and the Cosby Kids
Cleveland, the office funny man, attempts to do 10 impressions in 30 seconds. One of his impressions sounds like Fat Albert, but it turns out to be his impression of Rosie O'Donnell, saying "Hey, hey hey...I'm Rosie O'Donnell.".

It is the basis of these movies...

Fat Albert

  • Date:
  • Type: Movie
This Movie is based on Fat Albert and the Cosby Kids
This live-action movie is based on the 70's/80's cartoon.
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