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The Baltimore Sun

The Cosby Show

By Adam Tschorn, Los Angeles Times staff writer Trying to deny that you remember the 1980s? Here's a very select list of some pop culture touchstones of the decade -- just to jog your memory. 'THE COSBY SHOW' Premiering in 1984, the series about obstetrician Cliff Huxtable (Bill Cosby) and his attorney wife Claire (Phylicia Rashad) living in New York with their adorable kids became one of the most popular shows of the decade, and added the phrase "Cosby sweater" -- shorthand for the chunky, brightly patterned style of sweaters favored by Cosby -- to our collective vocabulary.NBC
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