Bovine comic strip
character on the sitcom TOO CLOSE FOR COMFORT/ABC/SYN/1980-86. Cosmic Cow sprang from the creative mind of Henry
Rush (Ted Knight), a talented, grey-haired San Francisco
artist/illustrator reduced to drawing a weekly children's comic strip for
Random Comics, a division of Wainwright Publications owned by Arthur
Wainwright (Hamilton Camp).
Working at home, Henry found he could be more
creative if he wore a hand puppet of Cosmic Cow while he drew. So, putting
a pen in the cow's mouth Henry cranked out the weekly strip, occasionally
asking his puppet advice on whether the plot line was proceeding properly.
Cosmic Cow, who was depicted as a space age hero righting the wrongs of
the universe, had bright orange colored horns and wore a silver space