Bill Cosby may have been the driving force behind the definitive comedy show of the 1980's, but deep down inside he was just another young man from the ghettos of Philadelphia. In high school, he was a baseball star. After school, he joined the Navy. Only when he began tending bar in a local Philly saloon did he discover his talent for comedy.
Cosby is also fondly remembered for his Jello ads from the mid-80's.
Now let's compare Bill Cosby to Eddie Murphy, another comedy legend. Murphy was raised in a poor Brooklyn home, and his father was stabbed to death when Eddie was just eight years old. While now he is widely considered as one of the best stand-up comedians of all time, in his youth he was inspired by the immortal Richard Pryor and by Bill Cosby himself.
We agree that Eddie is one of the funniest men ever to walk the face of the earth, but we must question him for banging Mel B from the Spice Girls.
She looks like a sea lion. She probably eats baby cows whole. When she steps outside, wild animals run for cover. They know a hungry beast when they see one. What a land monster. Having sex with her must be like trying to cut an angry wolverine's toenails.
But, when Eddie Murphy makes fun of Bill Cosby, it's one of the funniest things in the world: