‘Cosby Show’ Star Phylicia Rashad Cringes At The Current State Of Sitcoms

Source: Ryan Buxton / The Huffington Post

It’s been 22 years since the universally-acclaimed “Cosby Show” went off the air, and sitcoms just haven’t been the same since, according to Phylicia Rashad, who played family matriarch Clair Huxtable.

When Rashad stopped by HuffPost Live to chat about “Frankie and Alice,” her new film with Halle Berry, host Marc Lamont Hill asked for her thoughts on television comedy today, and Rashad didn’t hold back.

“Oh! No comparison,” she said. “I’m sorry, there just isn’t.”

Rashad also complimented the “Cosby Show” writing staff and the way they allowed her character to organically grow and change as both a mother and career woman. Unfortunately for fans of TV, the medium’s writing is not as cohesive these days, she said.

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  • Nehes Ba’a Rayay

    that’s because these people aren’t concerned with the integrity of the character they’re portraying to the world. they’re only concerned about money, notoriety and their brand. they make no significant demands. there’s no courage.

  • Nehes Ba’a Rayay

    that’s because these people aren’t concerned with the integrity of the character they’re portraying to the world. they’re only concerned about money, notoriety and their brand. they make no significant demands. there’s no courage.

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