TODAY | July 15, 2013
>> been gearing up for this moment all morning long. which iconic cosby show sweater from the show's successful 8 year run is the favorite among fans. the final four next week. here to reveal the winner is dr. bill cosby . good morning to you.
>> i don't have on the winning sweater.
>> no you don't. but let me ask you this, though. it came down to two. did you have a favorite.
>> no. maybe the one i have on.
>> it's a contender.
>> that didn't make it.
>> with due respect that is a hideous sweater, sir. a fine contender.
>> thank you.
>> with that dr. cosby, let's get to it.
>> the big reveal.
>> the big reveal here. let's take a look.
>> we'll show the sweater.
>> there it is. oh with the runners on the track. it's the relay sweater.
>> there you have it.
>> why does willie keep saying worst.
>> it was never the ugliest. they haven't been voting for ugly, willie .
>> it's not like a baby contest. it was the sweater that the people liked the best.
>> there's a lot going on. there's a scene on the back of the sweater and the front.
>> hello and the people found that amusing and something to do other than going ugly and miserable and hideous.
>> you know, it's true. i think some of the other sweaters deserved a look though. some of the ones we have here.
>> they're entertaining too. dr. cosby i understand you celebrated a birthday recently.
>> wow. happy birthday to you.
>> i enjoyed it.
>> we thought we would celebrate here. we have a gift for you.
>> i don't want a twinkie with a candle.
>> we have a gift in the box and also the person who is bringing it to you.
>> look at that.
>> they woke you up this morning.
>> a gentleman willie would get up and give her your seat.
>> yes, ma'am. where are my manners.
>> i don't know where your manners went, willie .
>> we brought in her own seat. she earned it.
>> she always has her seat. she brought in her chair.
>> what did you get. oh, tell me the secret of this.
>> this is a today show beautiful sweater.
>> according to willie ?
>> yes. never call him ugly again. thank you. great to see you.
>> thank you so much.
>> where's my hat.