Hey Hey Heeeey! Gotta get those costumes today! Tonight on Bounce TV, the network is bringing back one of the forgotten classics of the Halloween holiday, the Fat Albert Halloween Special. The 1977 special stars Fat Albert and the Cosby Kids and was recently acquired by Broadcast Partners for the purposes of airing this season. It all starts on Friday, October 28th, at 7pm. Not going to be around? Don’t worry; the network aims to repeat the scare-fest several times over the weekend, and then again on Halloween night, Monday October 31st, at 8pm.
Bounce TV is a relatively young channel, so be sure to check your local listings to see if it’s in your area. Currently, the network has a big following in Chicago, Atlanta, Philadelphia, Houston, Cleveland/Akron, San Francisco, Milwaukee, Charlotte, Cincinnati, Indianapolis, Kansas City, Hartford/New Haven, Norfolk, Dayton, West Palm Beach, Birmingham, Memphis, Louisville, Richmond, and other regions, with a website at bouncetv.com.
In Fat Albert’s Halloween Special, some of the Cosby kids pull Halloween tricks on unsuspecting neighbors, but the tables get turned by one elderly neighbor who lives in the spooky house by the graveyard. When some of the kids do not return from “trick-or-treating,” one of the Cosby kids must show courage to see what has happened to their friends. The special comes from the beloved animated series Fat Albert and the Cosby Kids, created, produced and hosted by comedian Bill Cosby, who also lent his voice to a number of characters, including Fat Albert himself.