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Blackish
« on: April 20, 2022, 10:55:59 AM »

Offline Roy H.

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Apparently last night was the series finale of Blackish.  I haven't been a loyal viewer, but it's one of the very few sitcoms that I ever stopped on and watched.  In general, it was an intelligent, funny and poignant show.

I don't know if there's enough of a viewer base on here to make this thread-worthy, but I thought one aspect was worth discussing.  I saw one commenter say that this show was the current generation's version of the Cosby Show.  While the audience won't be the same size due to entertainment options currently available, do people see that comparison?


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Re: Blackish
« Reply #1 on: April 20, 2022, 11:18:53 AM »

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Anthony Anderson is not in the same class as Bill Cosby....he hasn't raped nearly as many women

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« Reply #2 on: April 20, 2022, 11:38:55 AM »

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Anthony Anderson is not in the same class as Bill Cosby....he hasn't raped nearly as many women

Ouch.  Unfortunately that's allegedly a fair comparison, but lets keep discussion to the shows themselves.


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I never did get into this show.  Tried it a few times, but I just didn't connect with it.  Some of that is probably Anderson and his loud brash style of acting.  It fits well as the henchman in movies like Romeo Must Die, but I didn't connect well with his role in Blackish. 
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I watched the first couple of season, and quite enjoyed it. The kids made the show.

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I've been seeing Anthony Anderson on commercials for Law & Order, the last couple of months, so I assumed Black-ish had already ended.

I always enjoyed the show, but haven't watched it in a few years (there was a divorce angle a couple of seasons back where the show got less funny, IMO).  Never must see TV for me, but always a show me and the wife could mutually agree on when deciding what to put on.



On the Cosby show comparisons, it's probably somewhat fair.  Not a cultural phenomenon or anything, but a black centered show that can still appeal to the larger white audiences.  Closer to Fresh Prince than the Cosby show though, probably.

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