Here's How Twitter Reacted to 'The Cosby Show' Returning to TV

THE COSBY SHOW -- Season 1 -- Pictured: (l-r) Malcolm-Jamal Warner as Theodore 'Theo' Huxtable, Keshia Knight Pulliam as Rudy Huxtable, Bill Cosby as Dr. Heathcliff 'Cliff' Huxtable, Tempestt Bledsoe as Vanessa Huxtable, Phylicia Rashad as Clair Hanks Huxtable, Lisa Bonet as Denise Huxtable -- Photo by: Frank Carroll/NBCU Photo Bank

Here's How Twitter Reacted to 'The Cosby Show' Returning to TV

You might be surprised.

Published November 14, 2016

It looks like The Cosby Show is about to reuturn to television screens pretty soon as Bounce TV just announced that they will re-air the classic sitcom beginning December 19 "by popular demand." Social media's reaction to the news, however, may not be what you expect.

See their Twitter announcement, below:

Here's how Twitter sounded off:

This all comes on the heels of the controversial Bill Cosby scandal where he was accused of drugging and sexually assaulting dozens of women throughout the years. In the wake of the trial, several of Cosby's projects were yanked from television, The Cosby Show included.

Social media's reaction to the news has been mixed, but nonetheless, it's coming.

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Written by John Justice

(Photo: Frank Carroll/NBCU Photo Bank)


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