The judge allowed five other women to testify in the trial under a "prior bad acts" rule in the state of Pennsylvania, which allows testimony if it reveals a defendant's pattern of behaviour. Courts have also debated whether the programs unfairly amount to extra punishment, especially for people convicted of misdemeanors. The Herald has reported that Cosby's conviction for these sex crimes is sufficient for MA authorities to require him to register here if he spends four days in one month or 14 days in a year in the Bay State. The Megan's Law group has their names, pictures and towns listed online, but they're not subject to the same monthly counseling mandates as the "predator" group, and authorities don't actively warn communities of their nearby presence. He remained a Hollywood A-lister for much of the next half-century, hitting his peak in the 1980s with the top-rated Cosby Show as Dr. Cliff Huxtable.