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(1984–1992)

Awards

Golden Globes, USA 1987

Nominee
Golden Globe
Best Television Series - Comedy or Musical
Best Performance by an Actor in a Television Series - Comedy or Musical
Bill Cosby

Golden Globes, USA 1986

Winner
Golden Globe
Best Performance by an Actor in a Television Series - Comedy or Musical
Bill Cosby

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Nominee
Golden Globe
Best Television Series - Comedy or Musical

Golden Globes, USA 1985

Winner
Golden Globe
Best Television Series - Comedy or Musical
Best Performance by an Actor in a Television Series - Comedy or Musical
Bill Cosby

Primetime Emmy Awards 1989

Nominee
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Guest Actor in a Comedy Series
Sammy Davis Jr.
For playing "Ray Palomino". For episode "No Way Baby".

Primetime Emmy Awards 1988

Nominee
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Guest Performer in a Comedy Series
Eileen Heckart
For playing "Mrs. Hickson". For episode "Autumn Gifts".

Primetime Emmy Awards 1987

Nominee
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Comedy Series
Marcy Carsey (executive producer)
Tom Werner (executive producer)
John Markus (co-executive producer)
Carmen Finestra (supervising producer/co-producer)
Caryn Mandabach (producer)
Matt Williams (producer)
Gary Kott (co-producer)
Outstanding Directing in a Comedy Series
Jay Sandrich
For episode "I Know That You Know".
Outstanding Editing for a Series - Multi-Camera Production
Henry Chan
For episode "I Know That You Know".
Outstanding Sound Mixing for a Comedy Series or a Special
Rich Jacob (sound mixer)
Allen Patapoff (sound mixer)
Craig Porter (sound mixer)
For episode "I Know That You Know".

Primetime Emmy Awards 1986

Winner
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Directing in a Comedy Series
Jay Sandrich
For episode "Denise's Friend".
Outstanding Editing for a Series - Multi-Camera Production
Henry Chan
For episode "Full House".
Outstanding Guest Performer in a Comedy Series
Roscoe Lee Browne
For playing "Prof. Bennington Foster". For episode "The Card Game".
Nominee
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Comedy Series
Marcy Carsey (executive producer)
Tom Werner (executive producer)
John Markus (co-executive producer)
Caryn Mandabach (producer)
Carmen Finestra (producer)
Matt Williams (co-producer)
Outstanding Guest Performer in a Comedy Series
Earle Hyman
For playing "Russell Huxtable". For episode "Happy Anniversary".
Outstanding Guest Performer in a Comedy Series
Danny Kaye
For playing "Dr. Burns". For episode "The Dentist".
Outstanding Guest Performer in a Comedy Series
Clarice Taylor
For playing "Anna Huxtable". For episode "Happy Anniversary".
Outstanding Guest Performer in a Comedy Series
Stevie Wonder
For playing himself. For episode "A Touch of Wonder".
Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series
Phylicia Rashad
For playing "Clair Huxtable".
Outstanding Sound Mixing for a Comedy Series or a Special
Rich Jacob (sound mixer)
Allen Patapoff (sound mixer)
Craig Porter (sound mixer)
For episode "Happy Anniversary".
Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series
Malcolm-Jamal Warner
For playing "Theo Huxtable".
Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series
Lisa Bonet
For playing "Denise Huxtable".
Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series
Keshia Knight Pulliam
For playing "Rudy Huxtable".
Outstanding Writing in a Comedy Series
John Markus (writer)
For episode "Denise's Friend".
Outstanding Writing in a Comedy Series
Matt Williams
Carmen Finestra
John Markus
For episode "Theo's Holiday".

Primetime Emmy Awards 1985

Winner
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Comedy Series
Marcy Carsey (executive producer)
Tom Werner (executive producer)
Earl Pomerantz (co-executive producer)
Elliot Shoenman (co-executive producer)
John Markus (supervising producer)
Caryn Mandabach (producer)
Jerry Ross (co-producer)
Michael Loman (co-producer)
Outstanding Directing in a Comedy Series
Jay Sandrich
For episode "The Younger Woman".
Outstanding Writing in a Comedy Series
Ed. Weinberger
Michael Leeson
For the premier episode.
Nominee
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series
Phylicia Rashad
For playing "Clair Huxtable".
Outstanding Live and Tape Sound Mixing and Sound Effects for a Series
Rich Jacob (pre-production mixer/production mixer)
Allen Patapoff (post-production mixer)
David E. Fluhr (sound effects)
For episode "Presentation".
Outstanding Live and Tape Sound Mixing and Sound Effects for a Series
Allen Patapoff (post production mixer)
Craig Porter (sound effects mixer)
For episode "Good-Bye Mr. Fish".
Outstanding Technical Direction/Electronic Camerawork/Video Control for a Series
Gerry Bucci (technical director)
Jim Marshall (technical director)
D.J. Diomedes (cameraperson)
Stephen A. Jones (cameraperson)
Art LaCombe (cameraperson)
Donna Quante (cameraperson)
Michael Bennett (cameraperson)
James Mott (cameraperson)
Brian Phraner (cameraperson)
Charles Barrett (senior video control)
Jack Durkin (senior video control)
For episode "Presentation".
Outstanding Writing in a Comedy Series
Earl Pomerantz
For episode "Good-Bye Mr. Fish".

Aftonbladet TV Prize, Sweden 1987

Winner
TV Prize
Best Foreign TV Program (Bästa utländska program)

Aftonbladet TV Prize, Sweden 1986

Winner
TV Prize
Best Foreign TV Program (Bästa utländska program)

BMI Film & TV Awards 1992

Winner
BMI TV Music Award
Bill Cosby
Stu Gardner
Arthur Lisi

BMI Film & TV Awards 1991

Winner
BMI TV Music Award
Bill Cosby
Stu Gardner
Arthur Lisi

BMI Film & TV Awards 1990

Winner
BMI TV Music Award
Bill Cosby
Stu Gardner
Arthur Lisi

BMI Film & TV Awards 1989

Winner
BMI TV Music Award
Bill Cosby
Stu Gardner
Arthur Lisi

BMI Film & TV Awards 1988

Winner
BMI TV Music Award
Bill Cosby
Stu Gardner

Casting Society of America, USA 1986

Nominee
Artios
Best Casting for TV, Comedy Episodic
Julie Hughes
Barry Moss
Peter Golden

Directors Guild of America, USA 1985

Winner
DGA Award
Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Comedy Series'
Jay Sandrich
Carl Lauten (associate director) (plaque)
Electa Brown (stage manager) (plaque)
For the pilot episode.

Family Television Awards 1999

Winner
Lifetime Achievement Award

Humanitas Prize 1989

Nominee
Humanitas Prize
30 Minute Network or Syndicated Television
John Markus
Carmen Finestra
Gary Kott

Humanitas Prize 1987

Nominee
Humanitas Prize
30 Minute Network or Syndicated Television
Gary Kott

Humanitas Prize 1986

Winner
Humanitas Prize
30 Minute Network or Syndicated Television
John Markus
Nominee
Humanitas Prize
30 Minute Network or Syndicated Television
Matt Williams

Humanitas Prize 1985

Winner
Humanitas Prize
30 Minute Network or Syndicated Television
John Markus

Il Festival Nazionale del Doppiaggio Voci nell'Ombra 1999

Winner
TV Award
Best Female Voice
Anna Rita Pasanisi
For Cosby
For the dubbing of Phylicia Rashad.

Image Awards (NAACP) 1993

Winner
Image Award
Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series
Bill Cosby

Image Awards (NAACP) 1991

Nominee
Image Award
Outstanding Comedy Series

Image Awards (NAACP) 1988

Winner
Image Award
Outstanding Youth Actor/Actress
Keshia Knight Pulliam
Outstanding Comedy Series
For episode "Happy Anniversary".
Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series
Roscoe Lee Browne
Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series
Phylicia Rashad

Kids' Choice Awards, USA 1993

Winner
Blimp Award
Favorite TV Actor
Bill Cosby

Kids' Choice Awards, USA 1992

Winner
Blimp Award
Favorite TV Actor
Bill Cosby

Kids' Choice Awards, USA 1991

Winner
Blimp Award
Favorite TV Actress
Keshia Knight Pulliam

Kids' Choice Awards, USA 1990

Winner
Blimp Award
Favorite TV Series

Kids' Choice Awards, USA 1989

Winner
Blimp Award
Favorite TV Show

Kids' Choice Awards, USA 1988

Nominee
Blimp Award
Favorite TV Actor
Bill Cosby
Favorite TV Actress
Tempestt Bledsoe
Favorite TV Show

Online Film & Television Association 2000

Winner
OFTA TV Hall of Fame
Television Programs

Peabody Awards 1987

Winner
Peabody Award
National Broadcasting Company (NBC)

People's Choice Awards, USA 1992

Winner
People's Choice Award
Favorite TV Comedy Series

People's Choice Awards, USA 1990

Winner
People's Choice Award
Favorite TV Comedy Series

People's Choice Awards, USA 1989

Winner
People's Choice Award
All-Time Favorite TV Program
Favorite TV Comedy Program

People's Choice Awards, USA 1988

Winner
People's Choice Award
Favorite TV Comedy Program

People's Choice Awards, USA 1987

Winner
People's Choice Award
Favorite TV Comedy Program

People's Choice Awards, USA 1986

Winner
People's Choice Award
Favorite TV Comedy Program

People's Choice Awards, USA 1985

Winner
People's Choice Award
Favorite TV Comedy Program
Favorite New TV Comedy Program

PGA Awards 2000

Winner
PGA Hall of Fame - Television Programs
Marcy Carsey
Tom Werner

Television Critics Association Awards 1986

Winner
TCA Award
Outstanding Achievement in Comedy
Nominee
TCA Award
Program of the Year

Television Critics Association Awards 1985

Winner
TCA Award
Outstanding Achievement in Comedy
Nominee
TCA Award
Program of the Year
Outstanding Achievement in Comedy
Bill Cosby

TP de Oro, Spain 1988

Nominee
TP de Oro
Best Foreign Series (Mejor Serie Extranjera)
2nd place

TV Land Awards 2011

Winner
Impact Award
Bill Cosby
Phylicia Rashad
Raven-Symoné
Keshia Knight Pulliam
Malcolm-Jamal Warner
Geoffrey Owens
Tempestt Bledsoe
Sabrina Le Beauf

TV Land Awards 2006

Nominee
TV Land Award
Favorite Singing Siblings
Sabrina Le Beauf
Lisa Bonet
Malcolm-Jamal Warner
Tempestt Bledsoe
Keshia Knight Pulliam

TV Land Awards 2003

Nominee
TV Land Award
Favorite Guest Performance by a Musician on a TV Show
Stevie Wonder

Viewers for Quality Television Awards 1986

Winner
Q Award
Best Quality Comedy Series
Best Actor in a Quality Comedy Series
Bill Cosby

Viewers for Quality Television Awards 1985

Winner
Q Award
Best Quality Comedy Series
Best Actor in a Quality Comedy Series
Bill Cosby

Writers Guild of America, USA 1990

Nominee
WGA Award (TV)
Anthology Episode/Single Program
John Markus
Carmen Finestra
Gary Kott

Writers Guild of America, USA 1987

Nominee
WGA Award (TV)
Episodic Comedy
John Markus
Carmen Finestra
Matt Williams

Writers Guild of America, USA 1986

Nominee
WGA Award (TV)
Episodic Comedy
Earl Pomerantz

Young Artist Awards 1998

Nominee
Young Artist Award
Best Performance in a TV Comedy Series - Young Actor Age Ten or Under
Angelo Massagli

Young Artist Awards 1993

Nominee
Young Artist Award
Outstanding Actress Under Ten in a Television Series
Raven-Symoné
Best Young Actress Guest Starring in a Television Series
Gabrielle Carmouche

Young Artist Awards 1991

Winner
Young Artist Award
Exceptional Performance by a Young Actress Under Nine
Raven-Symoné

Young Artist Awards 1990

Winner
Young Artist Award
Best Young Actor Supporting Role in a Television Series
Malcolm-Jamal Warner
Nominee
Young Artist Award
Best Young Actress Supporting Role in a Television Series
Tempestt Bledsoe
Outstanding Performance by an Actress Under Nine Years of Age
Raven-Symoné

Young Artist Awards 1989

Winner
Young Artist Award
Best Young Actor/Actress Ensemble in a Television Comedy, Drama Series or Special
Malcolm-Jamal Warner
Tempestt Bledsoe
Keshia Knight Pulliam
Lisa Bonet
Sabrina Le Beauf
Geoffrey Owens
Deon Richmond
Nominee
Young Artist Award
Best Family Television Series

Young Artist Awards 1988

Nominee
Young Artist Award
Best Family Comedy Series
Best Young Male Superstar in Television
Malcolm-Jamal Warner

Young Artist Awards 1987

Nominee
Young Artist Award
Exceptional Performance by a Young Actor in a Long Running Series Comedy or Drama
Peter Costa
Exceptional Performance by a Young Actress, Starring in a Television, Comedy or Drama Series
Tempestt Bledsoe
Exceptional Performance by a Young Actress, Starring in a Television, Comedy or Drama Series
Keshia Knight Pulliam

Young Artist Awards 1986

Nominee
Young Artist Award
Best Young Actress Starring in a Television Series
Lisa Bonet

Young Artist Awards 1985

Winner
Young Artist Award
Best New Comedy or Drama Television Series
Best Young Supporting Actor in a Television Comedy Series
Malcolm-Jamal Warner
Tied with Corky Pigeon for Silver Spoons (1982).
Nominee
Young Artist Award
Best Young Supporting Actress in a Television Comedy Series
Tempestt Bledsoe
Best Young Supporting Actress in a Television Comedy Series
Lisa Bonet
Best Young Supporting Actress in a Television Comedy Series
Keshia Knight Pulliam

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