The Cosby Show Analysis

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The show “Black-ish” is a family sit-com about the Johnsons, a three generation black upper-middle class family living in the city of Los Angeles headed by two working parents, a show that can lead to comparison with the "The Cosby Show." Black-ish is a sitcom that criticizes and debates modern day issues such as racism, upbringings, class, religion and politics via comedy whilst not being offensive to any particular group of people. Dre Johnson has it all: a great job, a beautiful wife “Rainbow” (a Doctor) who is mixed half black and half white, five kids; Zoey the eldest child, Andre Junior, Dian and Jack who are twins and baby Devante. They have a big home in a classy neighborhood, but as a black man, he begins to question whether all his success has brought too much cultural assimilation for his family. With the help of his father who is usually referred to as Pops, Dre tries to create a sense of ethnic identity for each member of his family which will inevitably allow them to honor their ancestral background while preparing them to embrace what the future as in stock for them. This warm-hearted comedy confronts various issues like episodes dealing with police brutality to one finding humor in how long the services in black churches can be. Plus its ability to find quick-fire laughs in both racist stereotypes and Dre’s ability to see them everywhere. According to an article from the University of Michigan, growing up in the hood area without…show more content…
Even former United States president Barack Obama once said it was like watching his own family on TV during the meet and greet the members of the cast had at the with house with the president. So if you are looking for a show with great humor and still has a larger meaning and universal commentary on the human condition, this is definitely the right show for you and your

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