Fat Albert and the gang get themselves into situations that teach the audience valuable life lessons. Fat Albert is usually the voice of reason and tries to open his friends eyes. Bill Cosby hosts the show and talks about whats happening in the episode during the show to explain whats happening. There are two segments which are sometimes played. They help show a solution to the problem or lesson that is being taught in the show. They are "The Brown Hornet" and "Legal Eagle".