#3190j – 2000 33c Celebrate the Century - 1980s: The Cosby Show

Condition
Price
Qty
- Mint Stamp(s)
Ships in 1-2 business days.i$1.95
$1.95
2 More - Click Here
Mounts - Click Here
Condition
Price
Qty
- MM641215x38mm 25 Horizontal Strip Black Split-Back Mounts
Ships in 1-2 business days.i
$7.95
$7.95
- MM214238x38mm 15 Black Split-Back Mounts
Ships in 1-2 business days.i
$1.50
$1.50
 
U.S. #3190j
33¢ The Cosby Show

Celebrate the Century – 1980s

Issue Date: January 12, 2000
City: Kennedy Space Center, FL
Quantity: 6,000,000
Printed By: Ashton-Potter (USA) Ltd
Printing Method:
Lithographed
Perforations:
11.5
Color: Multicolored
 
Television executives were not sure about “The Cosby Show” when it was cautiously picked up by NBC. They weren’t convinced the public would believe the show’s premise. They were wrong. Immediately after its debut on September 20, 1984, “The Cosby Show” became the top-rated program, where it remained until 1990.
 
“The Cosby Show” was about the well-to-do Huxtable family, who lived in Brooklyn. The father, Cliff (Bill Cosby) was a doctor. His wife, Clair (Phylicia Rashad) was a lawyer. They had five children, Sondra (Sabrina LeBeauf), Denise (Lisa Bonet), Theo (Malcolm-Jamal Warner), Vanessa (Tempestt Bledsoe), and Rudy (Keshia Knight Pulliam).
 
Prior to “The Cosby Show,” few positive depictions of the two-parent, black family had appeared on TV. Cliff and Clair used warmth, humor, and discipline to raise their kids. The characters were role models faced with everyday problems. Many storylines were based on Bill Cosby’s views of parenting and education.
 
During its eight seasons, “The Cosby Show” used small details, like displaying an anti-apartheid poster on Theo’s door and naming Sondra’s children after Nelson and Winnie Mandela, to expand cultural awareness. “The Cosby Show” ended in 1992.
 
Read More - Click Here


  • Latvia Map Stamps - Imperforate block of 16 with map on reverse, one imperforate single plus FREE album page and mounts Latvia Map Stamps

    Own rare World War I stamp artifacts most collectors have never even seen.  The first stamps of Latvia – printed on German military maps over 100 years ago. Order yours today!

    $36.95
    BUY NOW
  • Legends of Baseball, Artcraft First Day Portraits, Set of 5 Legends of Baseball First Day Cover Set
    This set includes five special-edition First Day Covers featuring the 2000 Legends of Baseball US stamps. Each cover was canceled on the stamps' first day of issue and includes a large vintage photograph of the baseball player pictured on the stamp. Order yours today!
    $29.95
    BUY NOW
  • Legends of Hollywood Full Pane Cover Mix - selections may vary Legends of Hollywood Full Pan Cover Mix
    These panes are really neat – they feature additional images of each star plus a brief biography.  These full pane covers were produced in small numbers. Selections vary – let us choose five covers to add to your collection today.
    $49.95
    BUY NOW

 

U.S. #3190j
33¢ The Cosby Show

Celebrate the Century – 1980s

Issue Date: January 12, 2000
City: Kennedy Space Center, FL
Quantity: 6,000,000
Printed By: Ashton-Potter (USA) Ltd
Printing Method:
Lithographed
Perforations:
11.5
Color: Multicolored
 
Television executives were not sure about “The Cosby Show” when it was cautiously picked up by NBC. They weren’t convinced the public would believe the show’s premise. They were wrong. Immediately after its debut on September 20, 1984, “The Cosby Show” became the top-rated program, where it remained until 1990.
 
“The Cosby Show” was about the well-to-do Huxtable family, who lived in Brooklyn. The father, Cliff (Bill Cosby) was a doctor. His wife, Clair (Phylicia Rashad) was a lawyer. They had five children, Sondra (Sabrina LeBeauf), Denise (Lisa Bonet), Theo (Malcolm-Jamal Warner), Vanessa (Tempestt Bledsoe), and Rudy (Keshia Knight Pulliam).
 
Prior to “The Cosby Show,” few positive depictions of the two-parent, black family had appeared on TV. Cliff and Clair used warmth, humor, and discipline to raise their kids. The characters were role models faced with everyday problems. Many storylines were based on Bill Cosby’s views of parenting and education.
 
During its eight seasons, “The Cosby Show” used small details, like displaying an anti-apartheid poster on Theo’s door and naming Sondra’s children after Nelson and Winnie Mandela, to expand cultural awareness. “The Cosby Show” ended in 1992.