Happy 30th Anniversary, ‘The Cosby Show’

This weekend marked the 30th anniversary of the début of The Cosby Show, one of the most influential sitcoms of all time. The NBC hit was a primetime staple for nearly decade, breaking new ground for comedy, challenging social stereotypes and always maintaining its ethos of strong family values.

In recent days, the Internet is reflecting on the show’s legacy with listicles that look at the sitcom’s parenting philosophy, cultural influence and creative choices, as well as think pieces that examine the show’s under-appreciated social impacts and the complicated personal legacy of its namesake. Sadly, there’s still no think piece out there about the show’s lasting impact on sweater design, but give it time …

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