The Cosby Show

The Cosby Show

1984 - 1992, Comedy
An obstetrician and a lawyer raise a family in Brooklyn.
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Episode Guide

  • The Cosby Show - And So We Commence (Season 8 Episode 25)
    Season 8 Episode 25:

    And So We Commence

    After the family attends Theo's graduation and Olivia leaves for Singapore, Cliff and Clair share a quiet moment.

  • The Cosby Show - And So We Commence (Season 8 Episode 24)
    Season 8 Episode 24:

    And So We Commence

    Too many relatives show up for Theo's graduation; Olivia prepares to join her parents in Singapore.

  • The Cosby Show - Some Gifts Aren't Deductible (Season 8 Episode 23)
    Season 8 Episode 23:

    Some Gifts Aren't Deductible

    Cliff runs into problems preparing his tax return; Rudy helps Kenny (Deon Richmond) plan a party for Deirdre (Gabrielle Carmouche).

  • The Cosby Show - You Can't Stop the Music (Season 8 Episode 22)
    Season 8 Episode 22:

    You Can't Stop the Music

    Cliff enjoys being in the studio for a radio concert featuring Latin jazz artists Mario Bauza and Willie Colon.

  • The Cosby Show - Rudy's Retreat (Season 8 Episode 21)
    Season 8 Episode 21:

    Rudy's Retreat

    While Rudy copes with adolescence, Cliff and Clair learn they may be named legal guardians for the twins.

  • The Cosby Show - Clair's Reunion (Season 8 Episode 20)
    Season 8 Episode 20:

    Clair's Reunion

    Clair and her college friends reminisce while planning a testimonial for a retiring professor; Cliff gets a make-over.

  • The Cosby Show - Cliff and Theo Come Clean (Season 8 Episode 19)
    Season 8 Episode 19:

    Cliff and Theo Come Clean

    Theo makes a decision about his future; Olivia and Marlon (Aaron Beener) interview Cliff for a school assignment.

  • The Cosby Show - Cliff Gets Jilted (Season 8 Episode 18)
    Season 8 Episode 18:

    Cliff Gets Jilted

    Sondra and Elvin's (Geoffrey Owens) housewarming party falls through, and Vanessa breaks up with Dabnis (William Thomas Jr.).

  • The Cosby Show - The Getaway (Season 8 Episode 17)
    Season 8 Episode 17:

    The Getaway

    Sondra, Elvin (Geoffrey Owens) and the twins move into their own home, much to the delight of Cliff and Clair.

  • The Cosby Show - Eat, Drink and Be Wary (Season 8 Episode 16)
    Season 8 Episode 16:

    Eat, Drink and Be Wary

    Rudy and Pam (Erika Alexander) take advantage of Cliff's being left in charge of the refrigerator while Clair is away.

  • The Cosby Show - Bring Me the Lip Gloss of Deidre Arpelle (Season 8 Episode 15)
    Season 8 Episode 15:

    Bring Me the Lip Gloss of Deidre Arpelle

    Rudy demands proof from Kenny (Deon Richmond) that he has a girlfriend (Gabrielle Carmouche); Pam subs for Cliff's office assistant.

  • The Cosby Show - The Price Is Wrong (Season 8 Episode 14)
    Season 8 Episode 14:

    The Price Is Wrong

    Pam and her friends organize a protest after finding grocery prices higher than usual in her old neighborhood.

  • The Cosby Show - Theo's Future (Season 8 Episode 13)
    Season 8 Episode 13:

    Theo's Future

    Theo is offered a high-paying job with a large West Coast firm when he attends a corporate party.

  • The Cosby Show - Clair's Place (Season 8 Episode 12)
    Season 8 Episode 12:

    Clair's Place

    Clair's new room is off limits to everyone, especially when she is in it; Cliff gets out the Christmas lights.

  • The Cosby Show - Two Is a Crowd (Season 8 Episode 11)
    Season 8 Episode 11:

    Two Is a Crowd

    Breaking up is the activity of the day, as Rudy splits from Stanley (Merlin Santana) and Vanessa leaves Dabnis (William Thomas Jr.).

  • The Cosby Show - Olivia Comes Out of the Closet (Season 8 Episode 10)
    Season 8 Episode 10:

    Olivia Comes Out of the Closet

    The Huxtables welcome singer Miriam Makeba, who helps Olivia through the crisis of her father's leaving.

  • The Cosby Show - For Men Only (Season 8 Episode 9)
    Season 8 Episode 9:

    For Men Only

    Cliff's lecture at the community center is met with skepticism, so he decides to have a group discussion instead.

  • The Cosby Show - Olivia's Field Trip (Season 8 Episode 8)
    Season 8 Episode 8:

    Olivia's Field Trip

    Cliff and his neighbor chaperon Olivia's kindergarten class field trip; Theo's fundraising T-shirts are unusual.

  • The Cosby Show - The Iceman Bricketh (Season 8 Episode 7)
    Season 8 Episode 7:

    The Iceman Bricketh

    Russell and Carrie scrutinize Vanessa's fiance, Dabnis, who is busy helping Cliff install a refrigerator.

  • The Cosby Show - It's Apparent to Everyone (Season 8 Episode 6)
    Season 8 Episode 6:

    It's Apparent to Everyone

    Two households under one roof are more than the Huxtables and Sondra and Elvin (Geoffrey Owens) can bear.

  • The Cosby Show - Warning: A Double-Lit Candle Can Cause a Meltdown (Season 8 Episode 5)
    Season 8 Episode 5:

    Warning: A Double-Lit Candle Can Cause a Meltdown

    Rudy, rebelling against being treated as a child, sneaks out to an over-16 dance club.

  • The Cosby Show - Pam Applies to College (Season 8 Episode 4)
    Season 8 Episode 4:

    Pam Applies to College

    Pam's hopes to attend the same college as Charmaine are dashed; Olivia prepares for "show and tell.".

  • The Cosby Show - Particles in Motion (Season 8 Episode 3)
    Season 8 Episode 3:

    Particles in Motion

    The air contains hints of romance for Theo; an out-and-out crush for Rudy dashes Kenny's (Deon Richmond) hopes.

  • The Cosby Show - There's No Place Like Home (Season 8 Episode 2)
    Season 8 Episode 2:

    There's No Place Like Home

    Just as Clair is about to get a room of her own, Elvin (Geoffrey Owens) and Sondra's house plans go awry.

  • The Cosby Show - With This Ring? (Season 8 Episode 1)
    Season 8 Episode 1:

    With This Ring?

    Vanessa's announcement of her engagement comes as a shock to the family -- but more startling news follows.

  • The Cosby Show - Theo and the Kids (Season 7 Episode 26)
    Season 7 Episode 26:

    Theo and the Kids

    In his new job at the counseling center, Theo befriends a boy (Merlin Santana) with a reading problem.

  • The Cosby Show - Theo and the Kids (Season 7 Episode 25)
    Season 7 Episode 25:

    Theo and the Kids

    When Theo counsels at a community center, he gets an unexpected reaction from the kids.

  • The Cosby Show - Cliff and Jake (Season 7 Episode 24)
    Season 7 Episode 24:

    Cliff and Jake

    Cliff urges two old friends (Red Buttons, E.G. Marshall) who have not spoken to each other for years to reunite.

  • The Cosby Show - There's Still No Joy in Mudville (Season 7 Episode 23)
    Season 7 Episode 23:

    There's Still No Joy in Mudville

    Cliff and Russell (Earle Hyman) recall baseball's great old days with two retired Negro League players (Frank Robinson, Joe Black).

  • The Cosby Show - Nightmare on Stigwood Avenue (Season 7 Episode 22)
    Season 7 Episode 22:

    Nightmare on Stigwood Avenue

    Rudy dreams that Olivia bewitches the Huxtables and indulges in all sorts of mischief.

  • The Cosby Show - Home Remedies (Season 7 Episode 21)
    Season 7 Episode 21:

    Home Remedies

    When Olivia's cold upsets her plans to sing at an anniversary party, Cliff saves the show.

  • The Cosby Show - No More Mr. Nice Guy (Season 7 Episode 20)
    Season 7 Episode 20:

    No More Mr. Nice Guy

    Theo's special dinner for his girlfriend (Julie Satterfield) is derailed by a variety of visitors.

  • The Cosby Show - The Return of the Clairettes (Season 7 Episode 19)
    Season 7 Episode 19:

    The Return of the Clairettes

    Clair recalls old times with high-school friend Kris (Leslie Uggams); Rudy tries to arrange her first date.

  • The Cosby Show - 27 and Still Cooking (Season 7 Episode 18)
    Season 7 Episode 18:

    27 and Still Cooking

    Cliff and Clair's 27th wedding anniversary is approaching and he has great plans for the celebration.

  • The Cosby Show - Adventures in Babysitting (Season 7 Episode 17)
    Season 7 Episode 17:

    Adventures in Babysitting

    Things go bump in the night for Rudy the first time she baby-sits Olivia; Cliff and his friend decide to ditch their wives and become partners for the annual pinochle tournament.

  • The Cosby Show - Total Control (Season 7 Episode 16)
    Season 7 Episode 16:

    Total Control

    A father-to-be (John Ritter) misuses his basketball coaching skills when he coaches his wife (Amy Yasbeck) through labor.

  • The Cosby Show - Attack of the Killer B's (Season 7 Episode 15)
    Season 7 Episode 15:

    Attack of the Killer B's

    Pam's (Erika Alexander) friends are upset when her good report card reflects attention to her studies; Cliff prepares for the moment when Pam will ask him for a loan.

  • The Cosby Show - Theo's Final Final (Season 7 Episode 14)
    Season 7 Episode 14:

    Theo's Final Final

    All that stands between Theo and the dean's list is one more final -- and his dream woman (Vanessa Williams).

  • The Cosby Show - It's Your Move (Season 7 Episode 13)
    Season 7 Episode 13:

    It's Your Move

    The Huxtable men try to watch a championship football game while helping friends move.

  • The Cosby Show - Clair's Liberation (Season 7 Episode 12)
    Season 7 Episode 12:

    Clair's Liberation

    Clair is treated like an old woman after the children discover she is beginning menopause.

  • The Cosby Show - It's a Boy (Season 7 Episode 11)
    Season 7 Episode 11:

    It's a Boy

    A neighbor (Ray DeMattis) enlists Cliff's help in father-son bonding; Pam (Erika Alexander) meets a prospective beau.

  • The Cosby Show - You Can Go Home Again (Season 7 Episode 10)
    Season 7 Episode 10:

    You Can Go Home Again

    Denise and Martin's search for an apartment leads to a cramped trailer.

  • The Cosby Show - The Infantry Has Landed (and They've Fallen Off the Roof) (Season 7 Episode 9)
    Season 7 Episode 9:

    The Infantry Has Landed (and They've Fallen Off the Roof)

    Rudy is not too excited about Clair's planned "women's day.".

  • The Cosby Show - Just Thinking About It (Season 7 Episode 8)
    Season 7 Episode 8:

    Just Thinking About It

    As Pam's romance intensifies, she gets practical advice from Cliff and wise counsel from Clair.

  • The Cosby Show - Just Thinking About It (Season 7 Episode 7)
    Season 7 Episode 7:

    Just Thinking About It

    Pam's boyfriend begins to pressure her about having a more physical relationship.

  • The Cosby Show - Getting the Story (Season 7 Episode 6)
    Season 7 Episode 6:

    Getting the Story

    In a school assignment, Rudy and Kenny exaggerate Cliff's job.

  • The Cosby Show - It's All in the Game (Season 7 Episode 5)
    Season 7 Episode 5:

    It's All in the Game

    Cliff and Clair cannot get the children off their backs after they return from vacation.

  • The Cosby Show - Period of Adjustment (Season 7 Episode 4)
    Season 7 Episode 4:

    Period of Adjustment

    Clair's second cousin Pam (Erika Alexander) becomes the newest member of the Huxtable household.

  • The Cosby Show - The Last Barbecue (Season 7 Episode 3)
    Season 7 Episode 3:

    The Last Barbecue

    Theo wants to throw a belated bachelor party for Martin (Joseph C. Phillips) -- complete with a female stripper.

  • The Cosby Show - Bird in the Hand (Season 7 Episode 2)
    Season 7 Episode 2:

    Bird in the Hand

    Cliff's plans to bid on a rare jazz album are sidetracked by "parental" duties.

  • The Cosby Show - Same Time Next Year (Season 7 Episode 1)
    Season 7 Episode 1:

    Same Time Next Year

    Rudy is not looking forward to the first day of sixth grade; Vanessa goes off to college.

  • The Cosby Show - The Storyteller (Season 6 Episode 26)
    Season 6 Episode 26:

    The Storyteller

    The family is regaled with tales of life and Huxtable heritage by Cliff's 98-year-old aunt (Minnie Gentry).

  • The Cosby Show - Live and Learn (Season 6 Episode 25)
    Season 6 Episode 25:

    Live and Learn

    Olivia's (Raven-Symone) day-care center becomes the proving ground for Denise's unorthodox teaching style.

  • The Cosby Show - The Moves (Season 6 Episode 24)
    Season 6 Episode 24:

    The Moves

    A recently divorced friend of Cliff's (Wallace Shawn) "goes gaga" over Clair's pal Bernice (Mercedes Ruehl).

  • The Cosby Show - The Night of the Wretched (Season 6 Episode 23)
    Season 6 Episode 23:

    The Night of the Wretched

    Vanessa defies her parents and travels to Baltimore to attend a concert.

  • The Cosby Show - What's It All About? (Season 6 Episode 22)
    Season 6 Episode 22:

    What's It All About?

    Hoping to relieve Clair of her pressures, Cliff and the family send her away to rest.

  • The Cosby Show - Theo's Dirty Laundry (Season 6 Episode 21)
    Season 6 Episode 21:

    Theo's Dirty Laundry

    Cliff and Clair are surprised to learn that Theo is now living with his girlfriend, Justine (Michelle Thomas).

  • The Cosby Show - Isn't It Romantic? (Season 6 Episode 20)
    Season 6 Episode 20:

    Isn't It Romantic?

    Theo asks the three married men in the family whether romance dies after marriage.

  • The Cosby Show - Mr. Sandman (Season 6 Episode 19)
    Season 6 Episode 19:

    Mr. Sandman

    Rudy is too embarrassed to participate in a school dance presentation, so Clair enrolls her in a tap-dancing class with Howard "Sandman" Sims.

  • The Cosby Show - Rudy's Walk on the Wild Side (Season 6 Episode 18)
    Season 6 Episode 18:

    Rudy's Walk on the Wild Side

    Rudy's attempts to put back "borrowed" money get her deeper into trouble.

  • The Cosby Show - Not Everybody Loves the Blues (Season 6 Episode 17)
    Season 6 Episode 17:

    Not Everybody Loves the Blues

    Jazz and blues great Riley Jackson (B.B. King) visits the Huxtable home.

  • The Cosby Show - The Birthday Party (Season 6 Episode 16)
    Season 6 Episode 16:

    The Birthday Party

    It is organic vs. traditional when Olivia celebrates her fourth birthday.

  • The Cosby Show - Denise Kendall: Singles Counselor (Season 6 Episode 15)
    Season 6 Episode 15:

    Denise Kendall: Singles Counselor

    When Vanessa is too shy to approach the boy shy likes, Denise steps in to play matchmaker.

  • The Cosby Show - Cliff's Nightmare (Season 6 Episode 14)
    Season 6 Episode 14:

    Cliff's Nightmare

    Cliff suffers nightmares after he eats something he shouldn't have. Guest appearance by the Muppets.

  • The Cosby Show - Elvin Pays for Dinner (Season 6 Episode 13)
    Season 6 Episode 13:

    Elvin Pays for Dinner

    Elvin's (Geoffrey Owens) dinner with an old girlfriend (Tonya Pinkins) doesn't go over well at home.

  • The Cosby Show - Getting to Know You (Season 6 Episode 12)
    Season 6 Episode 12:

    Getting to Know You

    Cliff spends some time alone with Martin; Elvin plays a Christmas elf for charity.

  • The Cosby Show - Cliff La Dolce (Season 6 Episode 11)
    Season 6 Episode 11:

    Cliff La Dolce

    Cliff must handle the household when Clair travels out of town; Theo discovers that having a baby in tow has an amazing effect on women.

  • The Cosby Show - Grampy and Nu-Nu Visit the Huxtables (Season 6 Episode 10)
    Season 6 Episode 10:

    Grampy and Nu-Nu Visit the Huxtables

    Tempers flare when Denise's in-laws (Nancy Wilson, Moses Gunn) visit the Huxtable clan

  • The Cosby Show - Cliff's Wet Adventure (Season 6 Episode 9)
    Season 6 Episode 9:

    Cliff's Wet Adventure

    Denise invites Martin's (Joseph C. Phillips) ex-wife, Paula (Victoria Rowell), for Thanksgiving.

  • The Cosby Show - The Day the Spores Landed (Season 6 Episode 8)
    Season 6 Episode 8:

    The Day the Spores Landed

    Cliff has a nightmare in which he, Theo, Elvin (Geoffrey Owens) and Martin (Joseph C. Phillips) are all about to give birth.

  • The Cosby Show - Shall We Dance? (Season 6 Episode 7)
    Season 6 Episode 7:

    Shall We Dance?

    Rudy is convinced she's in love with a classmate (Michael A. Moran).

  • The Cosby Show - Denise Kendall: Babysitter (Season 6 Episode 6)
    Season 6 Episode 6:

    Denise Kendall: Babysitter

    Sondra and Elvin reluctantly enlist Denise when they can't find a baby sitter.

  • The Cosby Show - Theo's Gift (Season 6 Episode 5)
    Season 6 Episode 5:

    Theo's Gift

    The Huxtables are relieved to learn that Theo's learning problems are due to dyslexia.

  • The Cosby Show - Denise Kendall: Navy Wife (Season 6 Episode 4)
    Season 6 Episode 4:

    Denise Kendall: Navy Wife

    Denise and her new husband travel to Rhode Island to find a home at the Naval Base; Cliff gets to know his new step-granddaughter.

  • The Cosby Show - I'm 'In' With the 'In' Crowd (Season 6 Episode 3)
    Season 6 Episode 3:

    I'm 'In' With the 'In' Crowd

    Vanessa tries to sneak past her parents after getting drunk at a party.

  • The Cosby Show - Surf's Up (Season 6 Episode 2)
    Season 6 Episode 2:

    Surf's Up

    Cliff has to help when Theo and his roommates have trouble with their new landlord.

  • The Cosby Show - Denise: The Saga Continues (Season 6 Episode 1)
    Season 6 Episode 1:

    Denise: The Saga Continues

    Denise returns from Africa with a husband (Joseph C. Phillips) and a stepdaughter (Raven-Symone).

  • The Cosby Show - 57 Varieties (Season 5 Episode 26)
    Season 5 Episode 26:

    57 Varieties

    Cliff and Clair are reluctant to let Theo go with his class on an Egyptian archaeological dig.

  • The Cosby Show - Day of the Locusts (Season 5 Episode 25)
    Season 5 Episode 25:

    Day of the Locusts

    Elvin's mother and Clair use Sondra's strep throat as an excuse to take the babies.

  • The Cosby Show - What He Did for Love (Season 5 Episode 24)
    Season 5 Episode 24:

    What He Did for Love

    Theo's friend (Troy Winbush) unwittingly gives an expensive watch to his girlfriend (Vanessa Williams).

  • The Cosby Show - A Room With No View (Season 5 Episode 23)
    Season 5 Episode 23:

    A Room With No View

    Cliff and Clair come up with a plan to end Vanessa and Rudy's endless bickering.

  • The Cosby Show - Birthday Blues (Season 5 Episode 22)
    Season 5 Episode 22:

    Birthday Blues

    Clair's 46th-birthday apprehension is alleviated when Cliff's doctor friend (Placido Domingo) serenades her.

  • The Cosby Show - Theo's Women (Season 5 Episode 21)
    Season 5 Episode 21:

    Theo's Women

    Theo's girlfriend (Michelle Thomas) catches him kissing another woman.

  • The Cosby Show - It Comes and It Goes (Season 5 Episode 20)
    Season 5 Episode 20:

    It Comes and It Goes

    Sondra and Elvin get child-rearing advice from their families.

  • The Cosby Show - The Boys of Winter (Season 5 Episode 19)
    Season 5 Episode 19:

    The Boys of Winter

    Former NBA stars (Bill Bradley, Dave DeBusschere, Walt Hazzard, Wali Jones), portray doctors who play a basketball game against younger women (Nancy Lieberman-Cline, Teresa Edwards).

  • The Cosby Show - The Dead End Kids Meet Dr. Lotus (Season 5 Episode 18)
    Season 5 Episode 18:

    The Dead End Kids Meet Dr. Lotus

    Theo's troubles with Justine (Michelle Thomas) inspire him to visit a voodoo doctor (Moses Gunn).

  • The Cosby Show - Can I Say Something, Please? (Season 5 Episode 17)
    Season 5 Episode 17:

    Can I Say Something, Please?

    Cliff and Clair let Rudy stay up as late as she wants when she complains about all the house rules.

  • The Cosby Show - No Way, Baby (Season 5 Episode 16)
    Season 5 Episode 16:

    No Way, Baby

    Cliff tries to coax the grandfather (Sammy Davis Jr.) of an unwed mother-to-be into providing moral support for the girl.

  • The Cosby Show - The Lost Weekend (Season 5 Episode 15)
    Season 5 Episode 15:

    The Lost Weekend

    When Cliff and Clair are away, Theo's small gathering erupts into a wild party.

  • The Cosby Show - Mrs. Huxtable Goes to Kindergarten (Season 5 Episode 14)
    Season 5 Episode 14:

    Mrs. Huxtable Goes to Kindergarten

    Clair appears as a guest panelist on a public affairs TV show.

  • The Cosby Show - Cliff Babysits (Season 5 Episode 13)
    Season 5 Episode 13:

    Cliff Babysits

    Cliff baby-sits the twins and offers them plenty of grandfatherly advice.

  • The Cosby Show - Truth or Consequences (Season 5 Episode 12)
    Season 5 Episode 12:

    Truth or Consequences

    Vanessa tells a fib so she can rendezvous with her boyfriend.

  • The Cosby Show - Is There a Hamster in the House? (Season 5 Episode 11)
    Season 5 Episode 11:

    Is There a Hamster in the House?

    The hamster Rudy is watching for a friend falls ill during the night.

  • The Cosby Show - If the Dress Fits, Wear It (Season 5 Episode 10)
    Season 5 Episode 10:

    If the Dress Fits, Wear It

    Clair hires a fitness instructor (Debbie Allen) to get her back into shape.

  • The Cosby Show - How Do You Get to Carnegie Hall? (Season 5 Episode 9)
    Season 5 Episode 9:

    How Do You Get to Carnegie Hall?

    A voice teacher (Betty Carter) helps Vanessa and her friends polish a musical act.

  • The Cosby Show - Cyranoise De Bergington (Season 5 Episode 8)
    Season 5 Episode 8:

    Cyranoise De Bergington

    Theo wants a date with Julia (Naomi Campbell) but needs his best friend's (Troy Winbush) help; Rudy owes money to her father.

  • The Cosby Show - The Birth (Season 5 Episode 7)
    Season 5 Episode 7:

    The Birth

    The grandparents are surprised when Sondra gives birth to twins.

  • The Cosby Show - The Birth (Season 5 Episode 6)
    Season 5 Episode 6:

    The Birth

    The grandparents are surprised when Sondra gives birth to twins.

  • The Cosby Show - Out of Brooklyn (Season 5 Episode 5)
    Season 5 Episode 5:

    Out of Brooklyn

    Denise must convince her parents that she has found the perfect job.

  • The Cosby Show - Move It (Season 5 Episode 4)
    Season 5 Episode 4:

    Move It

    The family wants better accommodations for Elvin and expectant Sondra.

  • The Cosby Show - Rudy's All-Nighter (Season 5 Episode 3)
    Season 5 Episode 3:

    Rudy's All-Nighter

    Rudy invites a precocious friend to have a sleep-over, and Cliff agrees to perform a comedy routine.

  • The Cosby Show - The Physical (Season 5 Episode 2)
    Season 5 Episode 2:

    The Physical

    Cliff (Bill Cosby) frantically gets in shape for his annual physical.

  • The Cosby Show - Together Again, and Again (Season 5 Episode 1)
    Season 5 Episode 1:

    Together Again, and Again

    Denise shocks everyone when she announces she will not return to Hillman College.

  • The Cosby Show - Gone Fishin' (Season 4 Episode 24)
    Season 4 Episode 24:

    Gone Fishin'

    While on a fishing trip, Theo accidentally catches a corpse, and the ensuing media attention affects the Huxtables' lives.

  • The Cosby Show - The Prom (Season 4 Episode 23)
    Season 4 Episode 23:

    The Prom

    Theo and his pals attempt to impress their dates for the senior prom.

  • The Cosby Show - Home for the Weekend (Season 4 Episode 22)
    Season 4 Episode 22:

    Home for the Weekend

    Denise comes home for a visit, but would rather spend time with her friends than her family.

  • The Cosby Show - Trust Me (Season 4 Episode 21)
    Season 4 Episode 21:

    Trust Me

    Clair's friend turns to her for help when she fears her marriage is in trouble.

  • The Cosby Show - Petanque (Season 4 Episode 20)
    Season 4 Episode 20:


    Cliff takes on his friend in petanque, an outdoor bowling game.

  • The Cosby Show - Once Upon a Time (Season 4 Episode 19)
    Season 4 Episode 19:

    Once Upon a Time

    Rudy's fairy tale comes to life in her dreams -- and her family has starring roles.

  • The Cosby Show - Waterworks (Season 4 Episode 18)
    Season 4 Episode 18:


    Clair and Theo attempt to prevent Cliff from trying to repair a leaky pipe by himself.

  • The Cosby Show - The Drum Major (Season 4 Episode 17)
    Season 4 Episode 17:

    The Drum Major

    Vanessa auditions for drum major; Cliff is introduced to one of his father's musician buddies (Dub Taylor).

  • The Cosby Show - The Visit (Season 4 Episode 16)
    Season 4 Episode 16:

    The Visit

    Theo visits a friend (Christopher Collet) hospitalized for cancer; Elvin gets in hot water with his spot-on impersonation of Cliff.

  • The Cosby Show - Twinkle, Twinkle Little Star (Season 4 Episode 15)
    Season 4 Episode 15:

    Twinkle, Twinkle Little Star

    Clair and Cliff meet with Rudy's teacher (Melba Moore) to discuss their daughter's refusal to play the violin.

  • The Cosby Show - Bookworm (Season 4 Episode 14)
    Season 4 Episode 14:


    Clair takes Cliff to the first coed meeting of her book discussion group.

  • The Cosby Show - The Show Must Go On (Season 4 Episode 13)
    Season 4 Episode 13:

    The Show Must Go On

    Cliff takes Rudy and her friends to a vaudeville tribute show; Vanessa's ex-boyfriend proposes marriage.

  • The Cosby Show - The Locker Room (Season 4 Episode 12)
    Season 4 Episode 12:

    The Locker Room

    Theo fears Vanessa's reputation will be ruined when one of his locker room buddies asks her out on a date.

  • The Cosby Show - Dance Mania (Season 4 Episode 11)
    Season 4 Episode 11:

    Dance Mania

    Theo and Cockroach plan on attending the taping of a TV dance show; Cliff learns "new math" from Vanessa.

  • The Cosby Show - Where's Rudy? (Season 4 Episode 10)
    Season 4 Episode 10:

    Where's Rudy?

    The Huxtables go to the mall to cheer Clair's entry in a winter squash contest; Rudy gets lost.

  • The Cosby Show - Looking Back (Season 4 Episode 9)
    Season 4 Episode 9:

    Looking Back

    In a series of flashbacks, the Huxtables help Elvin understand Sondra by reliving events from the family's past.

  • The Cosby Show - Looking Back (Season 4 Episode 8)
    Season 4 Episode 8:

    Looking Back

    In a series of flashbacks, the Huxtables help Elvin understand Sondra by reliving events from the family's past.

  • The Cosby Show - Autumn Gifts (Season 4 Episode 7)
    Season 4 Episode 7:

    Autumn Gifts

    Cliff and his father visit the Huxtables' neighbor (Eileen Heckart).

  • The Cosby Show - That's Not What I Said (Season 4 Episode 6)
    Season 4 Episode 6:

    That's Not What I Said

    Cliff and Clair take out their frustrations on each other after Theo gets into trouble with the law.

  • The Cosby Show - Shakespeare (Season 4 Episode 5)
    Season 4 Episode 5:


    Hillman College's Dr. Foster (Roscoe Lee Brown) and his friend (Christopher Plummer) help Theo and Cockroach tackle a Shakespeare play.

  • The Cosby Show - Cliff's Mistake (Season 4 Episode 4)
    Season 4 Episode 4:

    Cliff's Mistake

    Cliff misplaces a power drill he borrowed; the children plan a Halloween party.

  • The Cosby Show - It Ain't Easy Being Green (Season 4 Episode 3)
    Season 4 Episode 3:

    It Ain't Easy Being Green

    Rudy plays her parents against each other to wear inappropriate clothes to a party.

  • The Cosby Show - Theogate (Season 4 Episode 2)
    Season 4 Episode 2:


    Theo comes home late from a cross-country meet and the Huxtable "family court" convenes to find out why.

  • The Cosby Show - Call of the Wild (Season 4 Episode 1)
    Season 4 Episode 1:

    Call of the Wild

    Sondra and Elvin return from their honeymoon with surprising news for the Huxtables.

  • The Cosby Show - Hillman (Season 3 Episode 25)
    Season 3 Episode 25:


    The Huxtables visit Hillman College to celebrate the retirement of the school's president.

  • The Cosby Show - Planning Parenthood (Season 3 Episode 24)
    Season 3 Episode 24:

    Planning Parenthood

    Cliff treats Rudy and her friends to lunch at an expensive restaurant.

  • The Cosby Show - Bald and Beautiful (Season 3 Episode 23)
    Season 3 Episode 23:

    Bald and Beautiful

    Cliff's longtime friend (Robert Culp) flies in from Chicago for a visit.

  • The Cosby Show - The Andalusian Flu (Season 3 Episode 22)
    Season 3 Episode 22:

    The Andalusian Flu

    Theo offers to run the house when Cliff and Clair have the flu.

  • The Cosby Show - I Know That You Know (Season 3 Episode 21)
    Season 3 Episode 21:

    I Know That You Know

    Sondra and Elvin announce their engagement; Theo plays practical jokes on the family.

  • The Cosby Show - Cliff's 50th Birthday (Season 3 Episode 20)
    Season 3 Episode 20:

    Cliff's 50th Birthday

    Denise and Sondra come home from college to celebrate their father's 50th birthday.

  • The Cosby Show - The Shower (Season 3 Episode 19)
    Season 3 Episode 19:

    The Shower

    Denise worries about her soon-to-be-married pregnant friend, and throws her a bridal shower.

  • The Cosby Show - You Only Hurt the One You Love (Season 3 Episode 18)
    Season 3 Episode 18:

    You Only Hurt the One You Love

    Theo accidentally hurts Rudy after convincing her to play circus with him.

  • The Cosby Show - Calling Dr. Huxtable (Season 3 Episode 17)
    Season 3 Episode 17:

    Calling Dr. Huxtable

    Cliff is called to the hospital for three deliveries; Theo is left in charge at home.

  • The Cosby Show - Denise Gets an Opinion (Season 3 Episode 16)
    Season 3 Episode 16:

    Denise Gets an Opinion

    Denise anxiously awaits the arrival of her blind date; Vanessa's ex-boyfriend wants to win her back.

  • The Cosby Show - Say Hello to a Good Buy (Season 3 Episode 15)
    Season 3 Episode 15:

    Say Hello to a Good Buy

    Cliff must bargain with a tough salesman when he goes to buy a new car.

  • The Cosby Show - Rudy Spends the Night (Season 3 Episode 14)
    Season 3 Episode 14:

    Rudy Spends the Night

    Cliff's parents invite Rudy to spend the night at their house.

  • The Cosby Show - Monster Man Huxtable (Season 3 Episode 13)
    Season 3 Episode 13:

    Monster Man Huxtable

    Elvin uses Cliff to demonstrate a wrestling move, and shares a secret with Theo.

  • The Cosby Show - Cliff in Charge (Season 3 Episode 12)
    Season 3 Episode 12:

    Cliff in Charge

    Cliff and his father take charge of the household while Clair and her mother-in-law are visiting Denise at college.

  • The Cosby Show - War Stories (Season 3 Episode 11)
    Season 3 Episode 11:

    War Stories

    Cliff's father and his Army buddies trade war stories during a card game.

  • The Cosby Show - A Girl and Her Dog (Season 3 Episode 10)
    Season 3 Episode 10:

    A Girl and Her Dog

    Rudy finds a lost dog, but has trouble letting go when its owner comes to get it.

  • The Cosby Show - Denise Gets a `D' (Season 3 Episode 9)
    Season 3 Episode 9:

    Denise Gets a `D'

    Denise tries to explain to her parents why she received a below-average grade on an English paper.

  • The Cosby Show - Vanessa's Rich (Season 3 Episode 8)
    Season 3 Episode 8:

    Vanessa's Rich

    Vanessa is labeled a conceited rich girl after two girls visit her home.

  • The Cosby Show - Theo's Flight (Season 3 Episode 7)
    Season 3 Episode 7:

    Theo's Flight

    Theo is inspired by a school speaker and asks his parents for flying lessons.

  • The Cosby Show - The March (Season 3 Episode 6)
    Season 3 Episode 6:

    The March

    Theo is disappointed after he gets an average grade on a history paper that he was sure would get an A.

  • The Cosby Show - Mother, May I? (Season 3 Episode 5)
    Season 3 Episode 5:

    Mother, May I?

    Friends urge Vanessa to wear makeup even though Clair doesn't allow it.

  • The Cosby Show - Man Talk (Season 3 Episode 4)
    Season 3 Episode 4:

    Man Talk

    Theo is torn between two women; Cliff joins Rudy for a spot of tea.

  • The Cosby Show - Golden Anniversary (Season 3 Episode 3)
    Season 3 Episode 3:

    Golden Anniversary

    Grandma and Grandpa Huxtable celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary with the Count Basie Orchestra.

  • The Cosby Show - Food for Thought (Season 3 Episode 2)
    Season 3 Episode 2:

    Food for Thought

    Clair puts Cliff on a diet after a friend suffers a mild heart attack.

  • The Cosby Show - Bring 'Em Back Alive (Season 3 Episode 1)
    Season 3 Episode 1:

    Bring 'Em Back Alive

    Cliff and the gang comb the house in search of an elusive snake.

  • The Cosby Show - Denise's Decision (Season 2 Episode 25)
    Season 2 Episode 25:

    Denise's Decision

    Denise's decision about what college she will attend becomes complicated when Cliff and his father give their advice.

  • The Cosby Show - Off to the Races (Season 2 Episode 24)
    Season 2 Episode 24:

    Off to the Races

    Cliff is determined to settle a score with a former track rival.

  • The Cosby Show - The Card Game (Season 2 Episode 23)
    Season 2 Episode 23:

    The Card Game

    Cliff asks his stuffy former English professor to be his partner in a pinochle game.

  • The Cosby Show - Theo's Holiday (Season 2 Episode 22)
    Season 2 Episode 22:

    Theo's Holiday

    The family sets out to give Theo a lesson on life's realities.

  • The Cosby Show - An Early Spring (Season 2 Episode 21)
    Season 2 Episode 21:

    An Early Spring

    Theo's math test is postponed when his pregnant teacher goes into labor.

  • The Cosby Show - Close to Home (Season 2 Episode 20)
    Season 2 Episode 20:

    Close to Home

    Cliff's friend discusses problems he has encountered with his teenage daughter.

  • The Cosby Show - Full House (Season 2 Episode 19)
    Season 2 Episode 19:

    Full House

    When chaos rules in the Huxtable home, Cliff seeks refuge in his office.

  • The Cosby Show - A Touch of Wonder (Season 2 Episode 18)
    Season 2 Episode 18:

    A Touch of Wonder

    Denise is involved in an auto accident with a limousine carrying singer Stevie Wonder.

  • The Cosby Show - Play It Again, Russell (Season 2 Episode 17)
    Season 2 Episode 17:

    Play It Again, Russell

    Cliff's ex-musician dad (Earle Hyman) plans to come out of retirement to play trombone at a jam session in memory of an old friend; Rudy tells knock-knock jokes.

  • The Cosby Show - The Dentist (Season 2 Episode 16)
    Season 2 Episode 16:

    The Dentist

    Rudy helps a friend overcome his fear of the dentist (Danny Kaye).

  • The Cosby Show - Theo and Cockroach (Season 2 Episode 15)
    Season 2 Episode 15:

    Theo and Cockroach

    Theo and his friend Cockroach are ill-prepared for an upcoming test on "Macbeth.".

  • The Cosby Show - Vanessa's Bad Grade (Season 2 Episode 14)
    Season 2 Episode 14:

    Vanessa's Bad Grade

    Vanessa tries to hide her bad report card from her parents; she and Denise fight over a sweater.

  • The Cosby Show - The Auction (Season 2 Episode 13)
    Season 2 Episode 13:

    The Auction

    Clair is determined to buy a valuable painting done by her great uncle at an auction.

  • The Cosby Show - Mrs. Westlake (Season 2 Episode 12)
    Season 2 Episode 12:

    Mrs. Westlake

    Cliff invites Theo's prim math teacher (Sonia Braga) to dinner.

  • The Cosby Show - Denise's Friend (Season 2 Episode 11)
    Season 2 Episode 11:

    Denise's Friend

    Denise's friend seeks medical advice from Cliff about a problem she is keeping from her parents.

  • The Cosby Show - Clair's Toe (Season 2 Episode 10)
    Season 2 Episode 10:

    Clair's Toe

    Clair is determined not to let a broken toe interfere with her personal or professional life.

  • The Cosby Show - Clair's Sister (Season 2 Episode 9)
    Season 2 Episode 9:

    Clair's Sister

    Clair's sister becomes engaged; Cliff struggles to beat his father-in-law (Joe Williams) at chess.

  • The Cosby Show - Denise Drives (Season 2 Episode 8)
    Season 2 Episode 8:

    Denise Drives

    Cliff gives Denise some pointers as she prepares to buy her first car.

  • The Cosby Show - Rudy Suits Up (Season 2 Episode 7)
    Season 2 Episode 7:

    Rudy Suits Up

    Rudy becomes the star of a youth football team, but Cliff is worried about safety.

  • The Cosby Show - Halloween (Season 2 Episode 6)
    Season 2 Episode 6:


    Vanessa gets a chance to talk to the cutest boy at school at her first Halloween party.

  • The Cosby Show - Theo and the Older Woman (Season 2 Episode 5)
    Season 2 Episode 5:

    Theo and the Older Woman

    Theo goes out of his way to impress one of Denise's girlfriends (Robin Givens); Cliff tries to cure his lovesick son.

  • The Cosby Show - Cliff in Love (Season 2 Episode 4)
    Season 2 Episode 4:

    Cliff in Love

    Cliff gives advice to a young man whom he would like to be Sondra's steady boyfriend.

  • The Cosby Show - Happy Anniversary (Season 2 Episode 3)
    Season 2 Episode 3:

    Happy Anniversary

    Clair, Cliff and the children plan a gala 49th anniversary party for Grandpa and Grandma Huxtable.

  • The Cosby Show - The Juicer (Season 2 Episode 2)
    Season 2 Episode 2:

    The Juicer

    Cliff's new kitchen gadget tempts Rudy and her friend Peter to make grape juice.

  • The Cosby Show - First Day of School (Season 2 Episode 1)
    Season 2 Episode 1:

    First Day of School

    After three months of household turmoil, Cliff and Clair welcome the beginning of the school year.

  • The Cosby Show - Mr. Quiet (Season 1 Episode 23)
    Season 1 Episode 23:

    Mr. Quiet

    The Huxtables and the determined director (Tony Orlando) of a community center help a badly beaten boy.

  • The Cosby Show - Slumber Party (Season 1 Episode 22)
    Season 1 Episode 22:

    Slumber Party

    Cliff gets stuck entertaining Rudy's friends during a slumber party.

  • The Cosby Show - The Younger Woman (Season 1 Episode 21)
    Season 1 Episode 21:

    The Younger Woman

    Cliff's widowed friend has found a new girlfriend who is young enough to be his daughter.

  • The Cosby Show - Back to the Track, Jack (Season 1 Episode 20)
    Season 1 Episode 20:

    Back to the Track, Jack

    Cliff's college track coach convinces him to run a match race against a former rival.

  • The Cosby Show - Clair's Case (Season 1 Episode 19)
    Season 1 Episode 19:

    Clair's Case

    Cliff takes over the house chores while Clair investigates a shady mechanic.

  • The Cosby Show - Vanessa's New Class (Season 1 Episode 18)
    Season 1 Episode 18:

    Vanessa's New Class

    Vanessa struggles when she receives her first disappointing grade in her advanced-placement class.

  • The Cosby Show - Theo and the Joint (Season 1 Episode 17)
    Season 1 Episode 17:

    Theo and the Joint

    Theo searches for the culprit who put marijuana in his schoolbook.

  • The Cosby Show - Jitterbug Break (Season 1 Episode 16)
    Season 1 Episode 16:

    Jitterbug Break

    Denise's friends show off the latest break-dancing steps while Cliff's buddies demonstrate the jitterbug.

  • The Cosby Show - Physician of the Year (Season 1 Episode 15)
    Season 1 Episode 15:

    Physician of the Year

    While Cliff is busy in the delivery room, his boss presents Theo with his dad's award as Physician of the Year.

  • The Cosby Show - Independence Day (Season 1 Episode 14)
    Season 1 Episode 14:

    Independence Day

    Theo tries to impress a girl by getting his ear pierced without permission.

  • The Cosby Show - Father's Day (Season 1 Episode 13)
    Season 1 Episode 13:

    Father's Day

    The children surprise Cliff with unique Father's Day gifts in December.

  • The Cosby Show - Rudy's Sick (Season 1 Episode 12)
    Season 1 Episode 12:

    Rudy's Sick

    Clair rushes off to an important job interview, leaving Cliff home to tend to Rudy, who is sick in bed.

  • The Cosby Show - Knight to Night (Season 1 Episode 11)
    Season 1 Episode 11:

    Knight to Night

    Cliff treats overworked Clair to a night at a first-class hotel.

  • The Cosby Show - Bonjour Sondra (Season 1 Episode 10)
    Season 1 Episode 10:

    Bonjour Sondra

    Sondra returns from college and announces plans to spend the summer in Paris.

  • The Cosby Show - How Ugly Is He? (Season 1 Episode 9)
    Season 1 Episode 9:

    How Ugly Is He?

    Denise's boyfriend makes critical comments about the medical and legal professions.

  • The Cosby Show - Play It Again Vanessa (Season 1 Episode 8)
    Season 1 Episode 8:

    Play It Again Vanessa

    A music teacher (Dizzy Gillespie) helps Vanessa learn how to play the clarinet.

  • The Cosby Show - One More Time (Season 1 Episode 7)
    Season 1 Episode 7:

    One More Time

    Clair and Cliff are at odds over whether they should have another child.

  • The Cosby Show - Breaking With Tradition (Season 1 Episode 6)
    Season 1 Episode 6:

    Breaking With Tradition

    Cliff's father attempts to convince a reluctant Denise to attend his alma mater.

  • The Cosby Show - A Shirt Story (Season 1 Episode 5)
    Season 1 Episode 5:

    A Shirt Story

    Theo reluctantly agrees to let Denise make him a copy of an expensive designer shirt.

  • The Cosby Show - Is That My Boy? (Season 1 Episode 4)
    Season 1 Episode 4:

    Is That My Boy?

    Seeing novice football-player Theo in action dims Cliff's joy.

  • The Cosby Show - Bad Dreams (Season 1 Episode 3)
    Season 1 Episode 3:

    Bad Dreams

    Vanessa has recurring nightmares after seeing a horror movie.

  • The Cosby Show - Goodbye, Mr. Fish (Season 1 Episode 2)
    Season 1 Episode 2:

    Goodbye, Mr. Fish

    Cliff arranges a funeral ceremony for Rudy's deceased goldfish.

  • The Cosby Show - Pilot (Season 1 Episode 1)
    Season 1 Episode 1:


    Theo brings home a bad report card; Denise dates an older man.

  • The Cosby Show - Stuff From Our Trunk (Special)

    Stuff From Our Trunk

    The cast presents favorite moments and outtakes from past shows.

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