Essays Tagged: "The Cosby Show"

The Simpsons--General Speech Outline Format

General Speech Purpose: To InformSpecific Speech Purpose: To Inform my audience about the sitcom 'The Simpsons'I. They have eight fingers, yellow skin, wacky hairdos, and a severe case o ... mpsons'I. They have eight fingers, yellow skin, wacky hairdos, and a severe case of an underbite.A. They are the typical american family, but far from your average 'Cleaver household'B. The Simpsons a ... 'Cleaver household'B. The Simpsons are the new generation of quality television sitcom families.II. The Simpsons were a runaway hit ever since their first season.A. The show generated ratings that pla ...

(2 pages) 90 0 3.9 Feb/1997

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film Review and Analysis

Simpsons-describing how the opening titles add to the Simpsons popularity and why they are so important to the Simpsons package

The opening titles to "The Simpsons" are so important because it tells the viewer exactly what they ... Simpsons" are so important because it tells the viewer exactly what they are in for. It introduces the main characters and the town of Springfield. The viewer can relate and recognise the working cla ... ngfield. The viewer can relate and recognise the working class family and anybody can interact with the T.V. It is important they are working class because most of the viewers watching the "The Simpso ...

(6 pages) 258 11 5.0 Dec/2002

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies

Bill Cosby, the biography of the comedian.

One of the most famous comedians of all time today is Bill Cosby. Bill or known as William Henry Cosby Jr. ... or known as William Henry Cosby Jr. was born on July 12, 1937 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He was the oldest son of four sons of William (Senior) and Anna Pearl. His father became depressed because ... was hard for him to earn enough money as his family grew, so he began to drink. Hard times came for the Cosby family, of which they moved into a cheaper apartment. After few years, Bill's father left ...

(2 pages) 33 0 3.5 Oct/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies

"The Osbournes": America's Ideal Family?

From "Leave it to Beaver," to "The Cosby Show" and now "The Osbournes," definitions of a family have changed dramatically over the ... a family have changed dramatically over the years. "Leave it to Beaver" instilled in America's head the ideal family--husband, wife, two children. The family turned out to have what every family in th ... ut to have what every family in the U.S. wanted; innocence, respectability and a bit of adventure. "The Cosby Show" taught Americans that "the family that plays, sings, dances, and above all, communic ...

(5 pages) 161 5 4.0 Nov/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays

ADAM SANDLER

It seems you either love him or hate him - but there's no avoiding him. Adam Sandler has risen to the top, and he h ... am Sandler has risen to the top, and he has his loyal fans to thank for it. While most actors fight their way to the top while relying mainly on hype, for Sandler this was actually against him. No one ... ing mainly on hype, for Sandler this was actually against him. No one thought he would succeed, but the fans made it happen, carrying him to the top of the box office.Sandler grew up in Brooklyn, New ...

(2 pages) 28 1 3.8 Nov/2004

Subjects: Art Essays

"Blame Game"-As seen by the Black Intellect.

Race has always been a main issue within the country of the United States. We happen to be one the major Countries that seems to have a "boil ... en to be one the major Countries that seems to have a "boiling pot" of different cultures. Being so there happens to be this undertone of dislike and hatred that plagues such a multi-cultural society. ... multi-cultural society. In the past many felt that America should be a predominately white society, there are still many people that hold on to this frame of mind. In addition to inter-cultural prejud ...

(4 pages) 25 0 0.0 Dec/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology

Stereotyping

People around this world have had different culture and religion, they have lived in variations of societies, they had been classified differently and thus people hav ... they had been classified differently and thus people have different beliefs and feelings for each other. A standardized conception or image of specific group, persons or object is known as stereotype ... ugh which beliefs and values are expressed. Number of characteristics are possessed by stereotypes, they have some positive aspects and some negative, they are used in vast number places and they are ...

(5 pages) 248 0 4.0 Jun/2006

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology

Friday

FRIDAY While watching the movie "Friday", I wondered if this movie was a good depiction of African Americans and the ... wondered if this movie was a good depiction of African Americans and the way that they really live their lives. I think that this movie is a poor depiction of African Americans and I think that if so ... a poor depiction of African Americans and I think that if someone who didn't really know much about their race could get a bad image of African Americans. One major aspect of this movie is that ...

(2 pages) 460 0 0.0 Nov/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

African Americans On TV

The Race of Television In the early 1900?s African Americas were treated as an inferior race ... the early 1900?s African Americas were treated as an inferior race. They were not allowed to attend the same schools as Caucasian children nor were they allowed to join in on common everyday activitie ... join in on common everyday activities. There were very few, if any, television shows that portrayed the African American race at all. As time went on people realized that the color of one?s skin does ...

(1 pages) 21 0 2.0 Nov/2001

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Communication Studies > The Media

Hello

hel6-4. I will be explaining the parental styles of Diane Baumrind. The authoritarian parent "adopts the working class/models the ... on obedience for its own sake" (Gaft). Authoritarian parents are strict parents that enforce their authority over their children. These parents tend to be harsh and the children must comply wit ... nts tend to be harsh and the children must comply with whatever is said "“ no questions asked! The children of authoritarian parents do not talk back. These parents set the standards, rules and t ...

(4 pages) 25 0 0.0 Nov/2001

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

Active Audience

Active Audience means that the audience is intelligent, autonomous (not fully) with diverse cultural tools (tools are not unifo ... behave in any direct way because people are not nearly as stupid, gullible, or easy to dominate as the media indoctrination perspective would have us believe" (Croteau & Hoynes 266). The active a ... believe" (Croteau & Hoynes 266). The active audience is intelligent in our engagement such that the people are savvy on how the media works. People know that the media industry has tricks to portr ...

(3 pages) 30 1 0.0 Nov/2007

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Communication Studies

Bill Cosby

t Bill Cosby.I admire Bill Cosby, because he accomplished many things in life. Bill Cosby is One of the richest men alive today. Bill Cosby is one of the best selling authors in America.He is also a c ... grammy awards.Bill Cosby was born July 12,1937. Bill Cosby was born in Philidelphia. He grew up In the all black Richard Allen housing project. His mom Anna Cosby struggled to raise Him and his two o ...

(1 pages) 1487 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Art Essays > Artists

Television Sitcoms: 1950's - Today

Fifty Years in the Making A genre of entertainment programming was developed and became known as the situation come ... or 'sitcom'. Sitcoms have evolved in response to lifestyle trends and have changed drastically over the past fifty years. The sitcom format is based upon two main types: the element of family drama mi ... com format is based upon two main types: the element of family drama mixed with sibling rivalry and the element of sexual exploration. Family sitcoms specialized in family drama and focused on interna ...

(5 pages) 55 0 5.0 Mar/2008

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Genre Study

Men in the Media

Within the last two centuries, society has made a tremendous push for gender equality. Up until very recent ... uries, society has made a tremendous push for gender equality. Up until very recently, over half of the world's population had been relegated to a subservient role; the men - strong, brave, providers ... g, brave, providers - dominated the women - delicate, naïve, caretakers. Even today in many of the underdeveloped nations of the world, women remain submissive. In Saudi Arabia, women may face de ...

(12 pages) 1 0 0.0 Oct/2014

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

Depiction of African American women

f angry black women have become more pervasive in recent years", says Philip Kretsedemas, writer of the article "But She's not Black!" Modern day media depicts black women as being very hostile, stern ... d sometimes vulgar, causing today's modern society to develop false stereotypes of all black women. The media serves as a platform for shaping and transmitting African American political culture. In c ...

(5 pages) 2 0 0.0 Nov/2014

Subjects: History Term Papers