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  • Typical Gender Roles And Stereotypes Of Television
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    On September 20, 1984 a show aired that changed the way we view gender roles on television. Television still perpetuates traditional gender stereotypes and in reflecting them TV reinforces them by presenting them as the norm (Chandler, 1). The Cosby Show, challenged the typical gender stereotyping of television, daring to go against the dominant social values of its time period. In its challenge of the dominant social view, the show redefined the portrayal of male and female roles in television....
  • The Bill Cosby Show
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    Bill Cosby Bill Cosby was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania on July 12, 1937. He was the oldest of four boys. He had three brothers, and their names were: James, Russell, and Robert. His father ran away near Christmas time when he was very young and he had to get a job to help support the family. In school he was the class clown and was sent to a special school for rowdy boys. In his new school his teacher was Mary For chic. She saw that he was a great comedian and she put that into her lessons...
  • Bill Cosby Bill Cosby
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    Bill Cosby Bill Cosby was born in Germantown, Pennsylvania on July 12, 1937 as William Henry Cosby, Jr. In the 1950's, Bill Cosby dropped out of high school to join the Navy. He did attend college on a football scholarship at Temple University years later. He also completed his doctorate in education at the University of Massachusetts during the 1970's. In 1965, Bill Cosby married his wife, Camille Hanks. They have celebrated 35 years of marriage, and this year will make 36 years. They had five ...
  • Bill Cosby William Henry Cosby
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    Bill Cosby William Henry Cosby, Jr. was born at 3: 00 a.m. on July 12, 1937, in North Philadelphia's Germantown Hospital (Herbert and Hill 21). Bills parents, William and Anna Pearl Cosby, were childhood sweethearts. They migrated north during the depression for a better life. Bill had three younger brothers, James, Russel, and Robert. James died when Bill was eight years old (Herbert and Hill 21). During Bill's childhood, his family was typically lower class. Money was never plentiful in the Co...
  • Tv Show The Cosby Show
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    He is an actor and comedian. He has stared in movies such as Ghost Dad. And also performed in the TV show The Cosby Show. Bill Cosby humor and look on life has made him the star that he his today. As a child he was always funny, cracking jokes whenever he could. As a student Cosby was extremely smart. However because of his extra coicular activities he had little time to study. When he learned he had to repeat the 10th grade he dropped out and enrolled into the Navy. He soon realized the importa...
  • Bill Cosby
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    In today's society, to be a successful communicator, you must be able to reach many people on many different levels. Bill Cosby is by any standard, one of the most popular and beloved stars in America today. Whether through concert appearances or recordings, television or feature films, commercials or education, he has the ability to touch people's lives (web). William Cosby, Jr. was born on July 12, 1937 in North Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, a small rundown area called Germantown; also known to ...

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