In a series that looks different as it offers a host of great comedic family events. The series opens its events where Clive will be the general practitioner. Theo is exploited to deliver his father's speech and accept his prize, when Cliff called for the delivery of the child. On the other hand, after finishing her unusual plan to get concert tickets, Dennis and his friends attend an improvised dance party in the living room.
The fact that swaths of the population were engaging with an African American family, every week for half an hour, was massively important for popular culture. Never mind the specifics about what this engagement was about.
Perhaps it was the characters' close proximity to real people; perhaps it was the skill with which Cosby was able to mix big laughs with real truth and subtle life lessons. But people identified with the Huxtables.
Of all its legacies, the one most noted when discussing The Cosby Show is its depictions of race and class. Nothing like it had been seen before on television, and nothing has had its level of impact since.