TELEVISION: NEW (AND NOT) FOR '96

Like the team's Roseanne and Grace Under Fire, the three new Carsey-Werner comedies making their debut this week are all set in worlds where gleaming Calphalon cookware will never hang from the kitchen racks. Herewith the lives of the working class as interpreted for television by the extremely wealthy:

COSBY (CBS, Mondays 8 p.m. EST) No longer the town-house-owning Huxtables, Bill Cosby and Phylicia Rashad star as Mr. and Mrs. Hilton Lucas, a Queens, New York, couple battling forced retirement. The show can veer toward the excessively emotional ("I didn't lose my job. My job was taken away from me!" Hilton...

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