Exclusive - Bill Cosby Extended Interview Pt. 3

  • Aired:  11/19/13
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In this exclusive, unedited interview, Bill Cosby shares a story from his formative years in the New York comedy clubs. (5:12)

>> SO -->> Jon: YOU BEGAN -- THE

REASON I CAME TO NEW YORK TOBEGIN DOING STANDUP WAS BECAUSE

THE LEGENDARY BILL COSBY ANDWOODY ALLEN THEY STARTED ON

BLEEKER STREET THEY STARTED ATTHE BITTEREND.

BUT NOBODY TOLD ME THAT THOSECLUBS PEOPLE YELL AT YOU.

THEY JUST SAY THE GREAT BILLCOSBY PLAYED HERE.

THE GREAT WOODYALLEN PLAYED

HERE.

WHEN YOU WERE THERE, DID THEPEOPLE IN THE AUDIENCE WHO HAD

BEEN DRINKING THE BEER DID THEYYELL AT YOU?

>> THERE WAS NO BEER.

[ LAUGHTER ]>> Jon: THAT IS SO MUCH

SMARTER.

>> THERE WAS ONLY FRAPPE CONLECHE.

>> Jon: YOU ARE KIDDING ME?

SO THEY WOULD YELL AT YOU INSPANISH?

>> SI!

[LAUGHTER]LOOK IN THE DAY WHEN I CAME,

PEOPLE HAD MANNERS.

THEY THREW MORE DRUNKS OUT THANTHEY DID CURSING COMEDIANS.

>> Jon: REALLY?

>> OH, YEAH.

AND DO YOU KNOW WHY THAT WASPOPULAR?

>> Jon: IF SOMETHING WAS GOODTHEY WOULD SNAP?

[LAUGHTER]>> ONE MORE YOU ARE OUT OF HERE.

BECAUSE ALL OF OUR CLUBS WERE ONTHE FIRST FLOOR OR THE BASEMENT

ABOVE, THE APARTMENTS OFFAMILIES.

SO YOU -- AND THESE ARE STRONGITALIAN FAMILIES.

SO YOU ARE [YELLING] YEAH, YEAH,YEAH.

PEOPLE COME DOWN IN THEIRPAJAMAS AND THEY START TALKING

ITALIAN WITH A LOT OF O'S.

>> Jon: YES.

[ LAUGHTER ]>> AND YOU ARE OUT OF THERE.

SO YOU HAVE TO BE QUIET.

JUST LET ME EXPLAIN THIS.

I'M 116 McDOUGAL.

THERE'S THE GASLIGHT.

THE CARD SAYS NO MORE THAN 93PEOPLE WILL BE HERE OR WE'LL

CLOSE THE PLACE DOWN.

YOU COME OUT AND TURN AROUND.

MY APARTMENT WAS DOWN THEHALLWAY, NO BATHROOM.

>> Jon: NO.

>> AND IT HAD MENUS AND THOSEPURPLE WAX LIGHTERS WITH THE

WHITE THINGS ACROSS.

YOU LIGHT IT AND IT LOOKED VERYNICE ON THE TABLE ABOUT THIS

SIZE.

THE GUY -- THE GUY HAD OVER OURCLUB WAS A FORMER VENTRILOQUIST

WHO BECAME JEALOUS OF HISDUMMY --

[LAUGHTER]-- AND SHOT HIM.

[LAUGHTER]TOOK THE INSURANCE MONEY AND

[LAUGHTER]TOOK THE INSURANCE MONEY AND

BOUGHT THE STORE.

AND THE DUMMY HE LOVED ME SOMUCH.

[ LAUGHTER ]THE DUMMY DID.

[ LAUGHTER ]>> Jon: YES.

>> I WAS SLEEPING IN THEBACKROOM.

I HAD A COT.

AND IT WAS ABOUT FIVE -- 6:00 INTHE MORNING.

THE DUMMY CAME IN.

[ LAUGHTER ]WITH A BIG HOLE IN THE HEAD.

[ LAUGHTER ]CAN WE DO THIS ALONE?

[ LAUGHTER ]CAN WE DO THIS ALONE?

I'M TELLING YOU, DUDE.

I'M SO EXCITED YOU GOT THISSPECIAL COMING OUT.

THIS IS GOING TO BE -- IT'S 90MINUTES ON COMEDY CENTRAL.

THIS MAN IS THE BEST.

HE'S THE BEST COMEDIAN.

>> YOU KNOW WHAT LIKE?

[CHEERS AND APPLAUSE]YOU KNOW WHAT I LIKE ABOUT WHAT

I'M DOING NOW?

I WANT YOU TO KNOW.

>> Jon: YES, SIR.

>> I HAVE SURPASSED YOU.

YOU AM THE -- I AM THE OLDESTPERSON ON COMEDY CENTRAL.

>> Jon: I'M NUMBER TWO!

COMEDY CENTRAL THIS SATURDAYNOVEMBER 23 AT 8:00 P.M.

PURCHASE IT NOVEMBER 26.

THE GREAT BILL COSBY.

>> AM I LEAVING?

>> Jon: NO, YOU'RE STAYING.

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