Comedian Bill Cosby brings down the house to an audience in Ontario, Canada in a two-hour show where he pontificates on several subjects, such as drugs, drunkeness, and the follies of dentists, before launching into his primary subject matter, the hilariously pernicious antics of his family, from childbirth to college football to enduring a noisy four-year-old on a transcontinental flight to his son's bizarre hairdos to his wife's marginally restrained reaction to a childrens' squabble over the right to shower to his own father's nicknames to himself and his brother Russell.
Did You Know?
The "country western" thing that Bill spoke of happening when discussing people getting drunk was the craze made over the movie "Urban Cowboy", which had come out the year prior. See more
When talking of his son being possibly killed by his sisters, he's referring to the fact he doesn't put the toilet seat down, yet he says they'll kill him if he leaves the seat down and doesn't lift it. See more
God has a sense a humor and God said, "Let him have a girl." Plop. Came out. And I had my child there, first born at home, and it does something to you when you're a father. You're home, you know, really home. And the baby was dirty, she'd made a little poo-poo. My wife and I were so happy when the child made the poo-poo. We asked the child...
[in silly voice
"Are you the one who made the poo-poo? C'mon, you made the poo-poo. You can poopy... "
[talks in baby talk
And the baby said...
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The opening credits show photos of his children. Initially done in silence, later releases of the movie included a song in the background; for VHS recordings was a song called "It Was a Good Idea at the Time", while DVD releases had a song sung by Cosby himself called "Just the Slew of Us" See more
Some video versions of the movie begin and end with the song "It Was a Good Idea At the Time." The version generally shown on television does not. Other prints of the film, such as the one that is on the DVD, begin and end with Bill Cosby
singing "Just the Slew of Us," a parody of Grover Washington Jr.
's "Just the Two of us." See more
Just the Slew of Us
Performed by Bill Cosby
[DVD release only] See more