History WesternAnimation / FatAlbertAndTheCosbyKids

23rd May '17 8:30:13 AM DarkStorm
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* ShallowParody: Received one in ''WesternAnimation/{{Animaniacs}}'' in the form of "[[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=J_PG0GJ7HR4 Obese Orson]]".
--> "We prefer to preach pro-social values until they spew out of everyone's ears and all over the ground."
23rd May '17 8:25:10 AM DarkStorm
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* ShallowParody: Received one in ''WesternAnimation/{{Animaniacs}}'' in the form of "[[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=J_PG0GJ7HR4 Obese Orson]]".
--> "We prefer to preach pro-social values until they spew out of everyone's ears and all over the ground."
23rd May '17 7:01:17 AM DarkStorm
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** As well as the appearance, inflection, and voice actor.



-->'''Russell''': "Rudy, you're just like school in the summertime; no class."
* CatchPhrase: "Hey, hey, hey!"

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-->'''Russell''': "Rudy, you're just like school in the summertime; summertime: no class."
* CatchPhrase: "Hey, hey, hey!"hey!" Live-action Bill Cosby was usually wearing a t-shirt with this catchphrase on it over a picture of Fat Albert's head.



* EdutainmentShow
* EverybodyDoTheEndlessLoop

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* EdutainmentShow
EdutainmentShow: In the form of behavioral and social education rather than book-learnin'.
* EverybodyDoTheEndlessLoopEverybodyDoTheEndlessLoop: Walking, running, playing their musical instruments....



* LimitedAnimation: It's Filmation, what do you expect?

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* LimitedAnimation: It's Filmation, what do you expect?expect? Moreover, lot of animations are taken from ''The Archie Show'' and ''WesternAnimation/TheBradyKids'' (though the latter premiered the same year as Fat Albert, so it's tough to tell what was taken from where).



* StockFootage

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* StockFootageStockFootage: A tradition for Filmation.



* TrashCanBand: Whioh may or may not include Rudy[[note]]Who is at least, somewhat better off than the others.[[/note]]. He is occasionally seen playing an actual instrument (a guitar, which even has a monogrammed "R"), but when seen with the rest of the group, he is clearly shown playing a made up / improvised instrument just like the others.

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* TrashCanBand: Whioh Which may or may not include Rudy[[note]]Who is at least, somewhat better off than the others.[[/note]]. He is occasionally In close-ups during songs, he's seen playing an actual instrument (a (an electric guitar, which even has a monogrammed "R"), but when seen in long shots with the rest of the group, he is clearly shown playing a made up / improvised instrument just like the others.crude makeshift banjo.
15th May '17 10:47:59 AM avon
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* WhamEpisode: In one episode, Fat Albert befriends a Latino kid whose older brother is involved in a gang. [[spoiler:The kid is later killed when he sees someone pull a gun on his brother and he [[HeroicSacrifice pushes the brother out of the way, taking the bullet himself]]. And the whole thing is dealt with the severity it deserves.]] The ScareEmStraight episode also qualifies, especially its use of ''uncensored swear words''. The 1984 series had the gang confront a White supremacist group.

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* WhamEpisode: In one episode, Fat Albert befriends a Latino kid whose older brother is involved in a gang. [[spoiler:The kid is later killed when he sees someone pull a gun on his brother and he [[HeroicSacrifice pushes the brother out of the way, taking the bullet himself]]. And the whole thing is dealt with the severity it deserves.]] The ScareEmStraight episode also qualifies, especially its use of ''uncensored swear words''. The 1984 series had the gang confront a White supremacist group.group and Lane Scheimer's (son of Lou Scheimer) convincing voice performance as the ringleader George is quite chilling given the other Filmation voice roles that he is known for (''SportBilly'').
1st Jan '17 12:00:31 AM jameygamer
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In January 2013, Cosby announced on his Facebook page that a new version of ''Fat Albert'' is being developed. [[DevelopmentHell As of yet, it has not surfaced]], and with the subsequent controversy regarding Cosby's sexual conduct, it probably never will (this also has the added effect of making the new license to DreamWorks completely useless to them).

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In January 2013, Cosby announced on his Facebook page that a new version of ''Fat Albert'' is being developed. [[DevelopmentHell As of yet, it has not surfaced]], and with the subsequent controversy regarding Cosby's sexual conduct, it probably never will (this also has the added effect of making the new license to DreamWorks completely useless to them).them, and it also led to their rivals at Disney to remove any mention of Cosby from their own business and make him a PersonaNonGrata).
24th Nov '16 12:18:27 PM jameygamer
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In January 2013, Cosby announced on his Facebook page that a new version of ''Fat Albert'' is being developed. [[DevelopmentHell As of yet, it has not surfaced]], and with the subsequent controversy regarding Cosby's sexual conduct, it probably never will.

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In January 2013, Cosby announced on his Facebook page that a new version of ''Fat Albert'' is being developed. [[DevelopmentHell As of yet, it has not surfaced]], and with the subsequent controversy regarding Cosby's sexual conduct, it probably never will.will (this also has the added effect of making the new license to DreamWorks completely useless to them).
3rd Sep '16 1:36:52 PM Kaido
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* ArmorPiercingQuestion: Tyrone was a JerkassWoobie ever since his wife Martha died, including yelling at poor children and ruining fun for Albert and his friends. Mudfoot shoots him a question that actually gets through to Tyrone, [[HeelFaceTurn eventually making him change his attitude toward the end of the episode]]
-->'''Mudfoot''': "Now what do you think Martha would say if she could see you now?"
11th Aug '16 5:43:36 AM tropower
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* ScareEmStraight: One 1980s syndication episode dealt with a terrifying "Scared Straight"-style tour of a prison.

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* ScareEmStraight: One 1980s syndication episode dealt with a terrifying "Scared Straight"-style tour of a prison.[[note]]Furthermore, the episode itself had ''uncensored swearing'' (which Bill Cosby himself warns about at the beginning of the episode).[[/note]]



* TrashCanBand

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* TrashCanBandTrashCanBand: Whioh may or may not include Rudy[[note]]Who is at least, somewhat better off than the others.[[/note]]. He is occasionally seen playing an actual instrument (a guitar, which even has a monogrammed "R"), but when seen with the rest of the group, he is clearly shown playing a made up / improvised instrument just like the others.
11th Aug '16 5:28:22 AM tropower
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** The movie reveals the reason: [[spoiler:he literally has no face.]]
15th May '16 10:44:07 AM Vahanisback
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->''"This is Bill Cosby coming at you with music and fun, and if you're not careful, you may learn something before it's done."''

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->''"This is Bill Cosby coming at you with music and fun, and if you're not careful, you may learn something before it's done."''
So let's get ready, okay? Hey, hey, hey!"''
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