Most Popular Titles With Alvin F. Poussaint


1. The Cosby Show (1984–1992)

TV-G | 30 min | Comedy, Family, Romance

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The goings-on in the life of a successful African American family.

Stars: Bill Cosby, Phylicia Rashad, Keshia Knight Pulliam, Malcolm-Jamal Warner

Votes: 26,270

2. The Daily Show (1996– )

TV-14 | 22 min | Comedy, News, Talk-Show

8.7
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Providing comedy/news in the tradition of TV Nation and SNL's Weekend Update, Comedy Central's Daily Show reports on the foibles and of the real world with a satirical edge. In addition to ... See full summary »

Stars: Jon Stewart, Stephen Colbert, John Oliver, Craig Kilborn

Votes: 36,909

3. A Different World (1987–1993)

60 min | Comedy

6.8
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A group of students at a historically Black university struggle to make it through college.

Stars: Lisa Bonet, Kadeem Hardison, Jasmine Guy, Darryl M. Bell

Votes: 4,316

4. Good Morning America (1975– )

120 min | News, Talk-Show

5.3
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ABC's "Good Morning America" presents the News and Information Source of the day's topics and journalism. The 1st Co-Host Team of David Hartman & Nancy Dussault, 2nd was Sandy Hill, 3rd was ... See full summary »

Stars: Lara Spencer, Ginger Zee, Amy Robach, Bianna Golodryga

Votes: 897

5. The Oprah Winfrey Show (1986–2011)

TV-PG | 60 min | Talk-Show

5.2
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Chicago-based daytime talk-show host Oprah Winfrey invites a guest panel to discuss a topic, in front of a studio audience. The topics are often controversial or sensational.

Stars: Oprah Winfrey, Nate Berkus, Gayle King, Chris Rock

Votes: 3,980

6. The Wild Thornberrys Movie (2002)

PG | 85 min | Adventure, Animation, Family

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Eliza and Debbie are two sisters who don't always get along. But their relationship is put to the test when Debbie's life is in danger, and Eliza might have to give up her power to talk to animals....

Directors: Cathy Malkasian, Jeff McGrath | Stars: Tim Curry, Rupert Everett, Flea, Lacey Chabert

Votes: 12,545 | Gross: $39.88M

7. E! True Hollywood Story (1996– )

Documentary, Biography, Crime

6.7
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A documentary about celebrities lives before and after being famous.

Stars: Phil Crowley, Chip Bolcik, Beng Spies, Ken Baker

Votes: 669

8. Meet the Press (1947– )

60 min | News, Talk-Show

6.1
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Weekly news program offering political interviews and analysis of current events by elected officials and experts.

Stars: Chuck Todd, David Gregory, Tim Russert, Lawrence E. Spivak

Votes: 301

9. Larry King Live (1985–2010)

60 min | News, Talk-Show

5.8
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Popular and controversial journalist Larry King hosts this CNN call-in talk show.

Stars: Larry King, Bill Maher, Bob Woodward, Ryan Seacrest

Votes: 851

10. Mickey Mouse Monopoly (2002 Video)

52 min | Documentary

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Director: Miguel Picker | Stars: Monique Fordham, Henry Giroux, Alvin F. Poussaint, Justin Lewis

Votes: 58

11. Fatherhood (2004–2005)

TV-G | Animation, Comedy

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Scientist Dr. Arthur Bindlebeep is the head of the family and a high school teacher. He and his wife, Norma, try to be model parents while learning a few things from their three children: ... See full summary »

Stars: Blair Underwood, Jamai Fisher, Sabrina Le Beauf, Giovonnie Samuels

Votes: 56

12. Here and Now (1992–1993)

30 min | Comedy

7.5
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A.J. is a graduate student who volunteers at a youth center that helps troubled kids.

Stars: Malcolm-Jamal Warner, Charles Brown, Daryl Mitchell, Rachael Crawford

Votes: 23

13. The African Americans: Many Rivers to Cross with Henry Louis Gates, Jr. (2013– )

Documentary

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Professor Gates describes the history of the African American people by talking to historians, authors, and the people who made history.

Stars: Henry Louis Gates, Bernard E. Powers Jr., Peniel E. Joseph, David Levering Lewis

Votes: 137

14. Generation RX (2008)

81 min | Documentary

7.3
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For decades, scores of doctors, government officials, journalists, and others have extolled the benefits of psychiatric medicines for children. GENERATION RX presents "the rest of the story... See full summary »

Director: Kevin P. Miller | Stars: John Abramson, Fred A. Baughman, Jeanette Blagbrough, Peter Blagbrough

Votes: 207

15. Nat Turner: A Troublesome Property (2003)

58 min | Documentary

6.9
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The story and legacy of the enigmatic leader of the notorious 1831 homicidal slave revolt in Virginia, along with reviews of works about him, are explored; twentieth century civil rights discussed and cultural relativism mentioned.

Director: Charles Burnett | Stars: Herbert Aptheker, Charles Burnett, Resharma Coleman, Ossie Davis

Votes: 72

16. The Cosby Show: A Look Back (2002 TV Movie)

120 min | Comedy, Documentary

6.5
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A retrospective of the phenomenally popular 1984-1992 situation comedy, "The Cosby Show," complete with memorable clips, bloopers and comments from series stars, producers and Bill Cosby himself.

Director: Nancy Stern | Stars: Bill Cosby, Phylicia Rashad, Sabrina Le Beauf, Geoffrey Owens

Votes: 151

17. The N Word (2004)

86 min | Documentary

6.4
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A documentary looking at the N word.

Director: Todd Williams | Stars: F. Lee Bailey, Sandra Bernhard, Donald Bogle, Todd Boyd

Votes: 219

18. Soul! (1968–1973)

60 min | Music

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Stars: Ellis Haizlip, Jerry Butler, Curtis Mayfield, Gerry Bledsoe

19. Color Adjustment (1992)

Unrated | 86 min | Documentary

7.0
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Analyzes the evolution of television's earlier, unflattering portrayal of blacks from 1948 until 1988, when they are depicted as prosperous and as having achieved the American dream, a ... See full summary »

Director: Marlon Riggs | Stars: Steven Bochco, Diahann Carroll, Ruby Dee, Henry Louis Gates

Votes: 109

20. Politics Nation with Al Sharpton (2011– )

News, Talk-Show

3.9
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MSNBC news show hosted by Al Sharpton.

Stars: Al Sharpton, Krystal Ball, Faith Jenkins, Dana Milbank

Votes: 62

21. Fair Game? (2010)

Documentary

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In the age of Barack Obama, prominent Black males from diverse fields debate the notion of a "level playing field" by weighing in on the complexities of critical issues such as education, ... See full summary »

Director: Mario Van Peebles | Stars: Mario Van Peebles, Barack Obama, Ronald B. Mincy, Glenn Martin

Votes: 8

22. What Black Men Think (2007 Video)

84 min | Documentary

7.3
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Since the triumphs of the civil rights legislations of the early 1960's havoc and decimation has been wreaked on the Black family with a specific devastation on the Black man. With myths ... See full summary »

Director: Janks Morton | Stars: Taalam Acey, John McWhorter, Alvin F. Poussaint, Shelby Steele

Votes: 16

23. Generation M: Misogyny in Media & Culture (2008 Video)

60 min | Documentary

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Director: Thomas Keith | Stars: Nancy Gruver, Byron Hurt, Tessa Jolls, Jackson Katz

24. The 8th Annual Black Achievement Awards (1987 TV Special)

Family

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Stars: Debbie Allen, Maya Angelou, George Benson, James Brown

25. The History Makers (2005 Video)

Documentary

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Directors: Nancy Oey, Prentice Sinclair Smith | Stars: James Avery, Ernie Banks, Bob Beamon, Lerone Bennett

26. Bill Cosby: A Juggling Tribute (2014)

4 min | Short, Biography, Family

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An educational juggling tribute to Bill Cosby.

Director: Kene Lewis | Star: Kene Lewis

27. What If? (1996– )

Documentary

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Stars: Renee Poussaint, Alan Axelrod, Edward Berkowitz, Jeffrey Beyer

28. Nigger or Not? (2003)

26 min | Documentary, Short

7.1
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A penetrating documentary exploring the origins, modern contexts and differing opinions regarding black (and white) Americans' use of the word "nigger."

Director: Ken Wyatt | Stars: Paul Mooney, Alvin F. Poussaint, Q-Tip, Sonia Sanchez

Votes: 9

29. A Different World (1987–1993)
Episode: 21 Candles (1990)

Comedy

6.1
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Whitley is Little Miss Lonely when she thinks everyone's forgotten her 21st birthday.

Director: Debbie Allen | Stars: Jasmine Guy, Dawnn Lewis, Kadeem Hardison, Lou Myers

Votes: 18

30. The Cosby Show (1984–1992)
Episode: 27 and Still Cooking (1991)

TV-G | 22 min | Comedy, Family, Romance

6.9
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It is Cliff & Clair's 27th wedding anniversary. He plans to recreate the Caribbean restaurant where they dined on their honeymoon, in their home. He hires a band, chef, and decorations for atmosphere. The day arrives - and Cliff is sick.

Director: Neema Barnette | Stars: Bill Cosby, Phylicia Rashad, Geoffrey Owens, Malcolm-Jamal Warner

Votes: 41

31. The Cosby Show (1984–1992)
Episode: 57 Varieties (1989)

TV-G | 22 min | Comedy, Family, Romance

7.6
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Theo asks his parents to give him fifteen hundred dollars for an educational summer trip to Egypt. The Huxtables are not sure about giving him the money so he invites his teacher to the house to talk to his parents.

Director: Chuck Vinson | Stars: Bill Cosby, Phylicia Rashad, Malcolm-Jamal Warner, Tempestt Bledsoe

Votes: 46

32. A Different World (1987–1993)
Episode: A Camp Fire Story (1990)

Comedy

6.2
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Dwayne and Walter weave a tall tale about their basketball-recruiting trip, which took some strange turns.

Director: Debbie Allen | Stars: Jasmine Guy, Dawnn Lewis, Kadeem Hardison, Sinbad

Votes: 16

33. The Cosby Show (1984–1992)
Episode: A Girl and Her Dog (1986)

TV-G | 21 min | Comedy, Family, Romance

7.1
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Cliff's left alone with the kids for a day before they go on a trip out to Washington. A dog follows Rudy home and she has trouble letting go when the dog's owner comes to get it.

Director: Jay Sandrich | Stars: Bill Cosby, Phylicia Rashad, Lisa Bonet, Malcolm-Jamal Warner

Votes: 52

34. A Different World (1987–1993)
Episode: A Rock, a River, a Lena (1993)

Comedy

6.6
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Legendary singer/actress Lena Horne visits the Hillman campus to dedicate a scholarship named for her grandmother... See full synopsis »

Director: David Blackwell | Stars: Jasmine Guy, Kadeem Hardison, Darryl M. Bell, Cree Summer

Votes: 18

35. The Cosby Show (1984–1992)
Episode: A Room with No View (1989)

TV-G | 30 min | Comedy, Family, Romance

7.5
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Rudy is constantly bothering her sister Vanessa and they always have a fight but their parents find the perfect way to teach them a lesson.

Director: Tony Singletary | Stars: Bill Cosby, Phylicia Rashad, Malcolm-Jamal Warner, Tempestt Bledsoe

Votes: 44

36. The Cosby Show (1984–1992)
Episode: A Shirt Story (1984)

TV-G | 24 min | Comedy, Family, Romance

8.2
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Theo gets a shirt that cost too much, so Denise makes him an "Exact" replica.

Director: Jay Sandrich | Stars: Bill Cosby, Phylicia Rashad, Lisa Bonet, Malcolm-Jamal Warner

Votes: 118

37. A Different World (1987–1993)
Episode: A Stepping Stone (1988)

Comedy

8.3
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Whitley wants to be the team leader in an interdormitory step competition.

Director: Debbie Allen | Stars: Jasmine Guy, Dawnn Lewis, Kadeem Hardison, Mary Alice

Votes: 21

38. The Cosby Show (1984–1992)
Episode: A Touch of Wonder (1986)

TV-G | 21 min | Comedy, Family, Romance

8.0
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While driving in her car with Theo, Denise has a fender bender with Motown legend Stevie Wonder's chauffeured limousine.

Director: Jay Sandrich | Stars: Bill Cosby, Phylicia Rashad, Lisa Bonet, Malcolm-Jamal Warner

Votes: 88

39. A Different World (1987–1993)
Episode: A Word in Edgewise (1991)

Comedy

5.9
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Kim is afraid that Matthew's involvement in his Drama Studies makes them an incompatible couple, but Matthew and the issues going on with Dwayne and Whitley soon prove it will be ok.

Director: Debbie Allen | Stars: Brandon Quintin Adams, Candy Ann Brown, CJ Jones, Andrew Lowery

Votes: 16

40. A Different World (1987–1993)
Episode: A World Alike (1990)

Comedy

7.9
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Freddie and transfer student Julian's plans to protest South African apartheid cause Kim to reconsider accepting a need scholarship.

Director: Debbie Allen | Stars: Jasmine Guy, Dawnn Lewis, Kadeem Hardison, Lou Myers

Votes: 23

41. Here and Now (1992–1993)
Episode: A.J.'s Big Leap (1992)

Comedy

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Director: John Bowab | Stars: Malcolm-Jamal Warner, Charles Brown, S. Epatha Merkerson, Daryl Mitchell

42. The Cosby Show (1984–1992)
Episode: Adventures in Babysitting (1991)

TV-G | 22 min | Comedy, Family, Romance

6.8
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Cliff and Dr Harmon attend a pinochle tournament with their wives. They play a round against each other, and the wives win. Martin & Denise need a babysitter for Olivia and Rudy begs to be ... See full summary »

Director: Oz Scott | Stars: Bill Cosby, Phylicia Rashad, Joseph C. Phillips, Keshia Knight Pulliam

Votes: 38

43. A Different World (1987–1993)
Episode: Advise and Descent (1988)

Comedy

5.8
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Denise volunteers as a school counselor during final exams to get out of writing a major research paper.

Director: Ellen Gittelsohn | Stars: Lisa Bonet, Marisa Tomei, Dawnn Lewis, Jasmine Guy

Votes: 18

44. A Different World (1987–1993)
Episode: All's Fair (1988)

Comedy

6.6
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Whitley is squeezed out when Kim's boyfriend monopolizes their room.

Director: Debbie Allen | Stars: Jasmine Guy, Dawnn Lewis, Kadeem Hardison, Mary Alice

Votes: 18

45. A Different World (1987–1993)
Episode: Almost Working Girl (1991)

Comedy

6.8
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Whitley recommends Jalessa's temp agency to E.H. Wright, but problems ensue when Freddy is hired and disagrees with her boss on affirmative action.

Director: Debbie Allen | Stars: Jasmine Guy, Dawnn Lewis, Kadeem Hardison, Lou Myers

Votes: 12

46. The Cosby Show (1984–1992)
Episode: An Early Spring (1986)

TV-G | 21 min | Comedy, Family, Romance

7.5
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Theo's math teacher goes into labor early, causing an important Math test to be postponed, much to the delight of Theo and "Cockroach". Rudy learns to ride a bike.

Director: Jay Sandrich | Stars: Bill Cosby, Phylicia Rashad, Lisa Bonet, Malcolm-Jamal Warner

Votes: 62

47. The Cosby Show (1984–1992)
Episode: And So, We Commence (1992)

TV-G | 60 min | Comedy, Family, Romance

7.6
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Theo graduates from college, and Cliff thinks back to an earlier time at the ceremony; the series end with Cliff and Claire dancing away off the studio.

Director: Jay Sandrich | Stars: Bill Cosby, Phylicia Rashad, Sabrina Le Beauf, Geoffrey Owens

Votes: 68

48. The Cosby Show (1984–1992)
Episode: Andalusian Flu (1987)

TV-G | 21 min | Comedy, Family, Romance

7.3
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Both Cliff and Clair are sick in bed with the flu, leaving Theo in charge; Theo orders Vanessa and Rudy around to clean up the house while he takes the credit for it even though he's planning to go out with a girl.

Director: Jay Sandrich | Stars: Bill Cosby, Phylicia Rashad, Lisa Bonet, Malcolm-Jamal Warner

Votes: 62

49. A Different World (1987–1993)
Episode: Answered Prayers (1989)

Comedy

7.2
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The gang rushes Kim to see her policeman father (Richard Roundtree), who has been shot while on duty.

Director: Debbie Allen | Stars: Jasmine Guy, Dawnn Lewis, Kadeem Hardison, Lou Myers

Votes: 16

50. The Cosby Show (1984–1992)
Episode: Attack of the Killer B's (1991)

TV-G | 22 min | Comedy, Family, Romance

6.7
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Pam has to study for tests but is easily distracted. Theo tells her she has to study without dancing and music in order to get good grades. Pam wants to go to college, but does not have the... See full summary »

Director: Art Dielhenn | Stars: Bill Cosby, Phylicia Rashad, Lisa Bonet, Malcolm-Jamal Warner

Votes: 41

51. The Cosby Show (1984–1992)
Episode: Autumn Gifts (1987)

TV-G | 30 min | Comedy, Family, Romance

7.2
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The Huxtables have a problem when they find out the old woman Rudy visits with refuses to take her medication and becomes forgetful; everybody makes several humorous attempts to convince Mrs. Hickson why she needs to take her pills.

Directors: Carl Lauten, Reggie Life | Stars: Bill Cosby, Phylicia Rashad, Sabrina Le Beauf, Geoffrey Owens

Votes: 43

52. A Different World (1987–1993)
Episode: Baby, I'm a Star (1991)

Comedy

6.3
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Kim's new-found arrogance loses her a spot in Ron's band; Col. Taylor frets over his age.

Director: Debbie Allen | Stars: Jasmine Guy, Dawnn Lewis, Kadeem Hardison, Lou Myers

Votes: 14

53. A Different World (1987–1993)
Episode: Baby, It's Cold Outside (1992)

Comedy

8.2
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Whitley gets upset because Wayne does not spend enough time with her.

Director: Glynn Turman | Stars: Jasmine Guy, Kadeem Hardison, Darryl M. Bell, Cree Summer

Votes: 13

54. The Cosby Show (1984–1992)
Episode: Back to the Track, Jack (1985)

TV-G | 25 min | Comedy, Family, Romance

7.2
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Cliff's former track coach wants him to compete in a track event for seniors but the laid back Cliff is not interested. That is until an old rival dares him to.

Director: Jay Sandrich | Stars: Bill Cosby, Phylicia Rashad, Lisa Bonet, Malcolm-Jamal Warner

Votes: 72

55. The Cosby Show (1984–1992)
Episode: Bad Dreams (1984)

TV-G | 24 min | Comedy, Family, Romance

7.2
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Vanessa sneaks into a scary movie despite her parents' forbidding it because she can't handle scary things. Cliff and Claire then have to deal with Vanessa sleeping between them in bed when she has nightmares from the movie.

Director: Jay Sandrich | Stars: Bill Cosby, Phylicia Rashad, Lisa Bonet, Malcolm-Jamal Warner

Votes: 89

56. Fatherhood (2004–2005)
Episode: Balancing the Books (2004)

TV-G | Animation, Comedy

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Norma's boss is selling the book store where she works, so she decides that she wants to buy the book store herself. She has 12 hours to raise enough money to buy the book store.

Director: Jamie Mitchell | Stars: Blair Underwood, Sabrina Le Beauf, Giovonnie Samuels, Marc John Jefferies

57. The Cosby Show (1984–1992)
Episode: Bald and Beautiful (1987)

TV-G | 21 min | Comedy, Family, Romance

7.3
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Cockroach shaves his head to audition for a music video and tries to convince Theo to shave his head also. Cliff's friend from the Navy visits.

Director: Tony Singletary | Stars: Bill Cosby, Phylicia Rashad, Lisa Bonet, Malcolm-Jamal Warner

Votes: 64

58. A Different World (1987–1993)
Episode: Bedroom at the Top (1992)

Comedy

6.2
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When Whitley is promoted at work, she is faced with sexual harassment by her new boss. Colonel Taylor is thrilled to learn Terrence has finally chosen a career, until he finds out it's dance.

Director: John Rago | Stars: Jasmine Guy, Dawnn Lewis, Kadeem Hardison, Darryl M. Bell

Votes: 14

59. Larry King Live (1985–2010)
Episode: Bill Cosby and Dr. Alvin Poussiant (2007)

News, Talk-Show

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Director: Chip Hirzel | Stars: Bill Cosby, Alvin F. Poussaint

60. The Cosby Show (1984–1992)
Episode: Bird in the Hand (1990)

TV-G | 30 min | Comedy, Family, Romance

7.9
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Cliff is set to go to an auction for a priceless Charlie Parker album, but a slight detour to Olivia's school keeps him from it.

Director: Jay Sandrich | Stars: Bill Cosby, Phylicia Rashad, Lisa Bonet, Malcolm-Jamal Warner

Votes: 43

61. The Cosby Show (1984–1992)
Episode: Birthday Blues (1989)

TV-G | 21 min | Comedy, Family, Romance

7.2
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On Clair's birthday, Cliff & their kids surprise her with an act.

Director: Jay Sandrich | Stars: Bill Cosby, Phylicia Rashad, Malcolm-Jamal Warner, Tempestt Bledsoe

Votes: 52

62. A Different World (1987–1993)
Episode: Blues for Nobody's Child (1990)

Comedy

7.0
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Freddie befriends an orphan and suggests the possibility of adopting the boy to Prof. Randolph.

Director: Debbie Allen | Stars: Jasmine Guy, Dawnn Lewis, Kadeem Hardison, Lou Myers

Votes: 17

63. The Cosby Show (1984–1992)
Episode: Bonjour, Sondra (1984)

TV-G | 25 min | Comedy, Family, Romance

7.1
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Sondra is introduced, who comes back from college and is planning a trip to Paris for the summer.

Director: Jay Sandrich | Stars: Bill Cosby, Phylicia Rashad, Lisa Bonet, Malcolm-Jamal Warner

Votes: 73

64. The Cosby Show (1984–1992)
Episode: Bookworm (1988)

TV-G | 30 min | Comedy, Family, Romance

7.3
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Clair's book club invites their spouses to attend a meeting, but Cliff is the only man that shows up. Despite Clair's doubts, Cliff read the book and joins the discussion. Sondra & Elvin have Theo, Vanessa, and Rudy over for a sleepover.

Director: Jay Sandrich | Stars: Bill Cosby, Phylicia Rashad, Sabrina Le Beauf, Geoffrey Owens

Votes: 54

65. A Different World (1987–1993)
Episode: Breaking Up Is Hard to Do (1989)

Comedy

7.3
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Couples at Hillman College experience broken hearts and discord as Valentine's Day approaches.

Director: Debbie Allen | Stars: Jasmine Guy, Dawnn Lewis, Kadeem Hardison, Mary Alice

Votes: 15

66. The Cosby Show (1984–1992)
Episode: Breaking with Tradition (1984)

TV-G | 25 min | Comedy, Family, Romance

7.9
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Cliff's father, Russell Huxtable, comes over for a visit, and then tries to persuade Denise to go to Hillman college, which has become a family tradition.

Director: Jay Sandrich | Stars: Bill Cosby, Phylicia Rashad, Lisa Bonet, Malcolm-Jamal Warner

Votes: 71

67. The Cosby Show (1984–1992)
Episode: Bring 'Em Back Alive (1986)

TV-G | 22 min | Comedy, Family, Romance

7.4
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Rudy sees a snake in the basement. Cliff and Theo cannot capture it, so Clair calls an exterminator. Theo and his friend plan a party with lots of girls attending.

Director: Jay Sandrich | Stars: Bill Cosby, Phylicia Rashad, Lisa Bonet, Malcolm-Jamal Warner

Votes: 62

68. The Cosby Show (1984–1992)
Episode: Bring Me the Lip Gloss of Deirdre Arpelle (1992)

TV-G | 21 min | Comedy, Family, Romance

6.3
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Pam starts working as an assistant for Cliff. Cliff deals with an impatient pregnant patient who tends to misinterpret the instructions he gives her. Meanwhile, Kenny tries to make Rudy jealous by pretending he is dating someone.

Director: John Bowab | Stars: Bill Cosby, Erika Alexander, Lili Bernard, Gabrielle Carmouche

Votes: 41

69. A Different World (1987–1993)
Episode: Cabin in the Sky (1993)

Comedy

7.3
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Dwayne and Whitley plan a romantic getaway for the weekend. When Mr. and Mrs. Gaines join them, things don't go as planned.

Director: Henry Chan | Stars: Jasmine Guy, Kadeem Hardison, Darryl M. Bell, Charnele Brown

Votes: 12

70. The Cosby Show (1984–1992)
Episode: Call of the Wild (1987)

TV-G | 21 min | Comedy, Family, Romance

7.9
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Cliff & Clair are excited about Sondra & Elvin's plans for grad school, but when they return from their honeymoon, the newlyweds announce other plans. Elvin & Sondra plan to open a wilderness store.

Director: Jay Sandrich | Stars: Bill Cosby, Phylicia Rashad, Sabrina Le Beauf, Geoffrey Owens

Votes: 56

71. The Cosby Show (1984–1992)
Episode: Calling Doctor Huxtable (1987)

TV-G | 21 min | Comedy, Family, Romance

7.2
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Cliff goes to the hospital to deliver a baby and finds out three patients are ready to deliver. Theo is in charge at home, and Vanessa has a friend over who smokes a cigarette in Vanessa's room.

Director: Jay Sandrich | Stars: Bill Cosby, Phylicia Rashad, Lisa Bonet, Malcolm-Jamal Warner

Votes: 52

72. The Cosby Show (1984–1992)
Episode: Can I Say Something, Please? (1989)

TV-G | 21 min | Comedy, Family, Romance

7.0
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Rudy complains to her parents that she doesn't get to do what her friends can and she still has to follow so many rules. So Cliff and Clair allow Rudy to stay up as late as she wants to teach her a lesson.

Director: Tony Singletary | Stars: Bill Cosby, Phylicia Rashad, Malcolm-Jamal Warner, Tempestt Bledsoe

Votes: 47

73. A Different World (1987–1993)
Episode: Citizen Wayne (1989)

Comedy

7.5
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Ron claims that Dwayne has Jesse Jackson's endorsement for student government president.

Director: Debbie Allen | Stars: Jasmine Guy, Dawnn Lewis, Kadeem Hardison, Mary Alice

Votes: 14

74. The Cosby Show (1984–1992)
Episode: Clair's Case (1985)

TV-G | 25 min | Comedy, Family, Romance

7.7
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Clair has a big case suing a mechanic that did lousy work on Sondra's car; Rudy does not want to go to a museum; Cliff teaches the kids how to do house chores, and he also cooks a soup with a cow's tongue.

Director: Jay Sandrich | Stars: Bill Cosby, Phylicia Rashad, Lisa Bonet, Malcolm-Jamal Warner

Votes: 71

75. A Different World (1987–1993)
Episode: Clair's Last Stand (1988)

Comedy

6.2
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Clair visits Denise at Hillman College; Whitley looks for somebody with whom she can celebrate her birthday.

Director: Tony Singletary | Stars: Lisa Bonet, Marisa Tomei, Dawnn Lewis, Jasmine Guy

Votes: 16

76. The Cosby Show (1984–1992)
Episode: Clair's Liberation (1990)

TV-G | 21 min | Comedy, Family, Romance

7.3
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Clair has started menopause. The children talk to each other about menopausal women, hot flashes, confusion, crabbiness, etc. Cliff & Claire play a joke on the kids by pretending she is insane. Aaron, Pam's boyfriend, turns on the romance.

Director: John Bowab | Stars: Bill Cosby, Phylicia Rashad, Malcolm-Jamal Warner, Tempestt Bledsoe

Votes: 38

77. The Cosby Show (1984–1992)
Episode: Clair's Place (1991)

TV-G | 30 min | Comedy, Family, Romance

6.6
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Cliff builds a room just for Clair, her own special place for work and retreat. Everyone, except Cliff, is upset that she wants to be alone and not spend time with them. Cliff tries to explain the purpose of a special room.

Director: John Bowab | Stars: Bill Cosby, Phylicia Rashad, Malcolm-Jamal Warner, Keshia Knight Pulliam

Votes: 42

78. The Cosby Show (1984–1992)
Episode: Clair's Reunion (1992)

TV-G | 30 min | Comedy, Family, Romance

6.7
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Clair and her college friends get together to discuss their school days and to plan an honor for a retiring professor.

Directors: Carl Lauten, Anne-Louise Wallace | Stars: Bill Cosby, Phylicia Rashad, Tempestt Bledsoe, Raven-Symoné

Votes: 41

79. The Cosby Show (1984–1992)
Episode: Clair's Sister (1985)

TV-G | 30 min | Comedy, Family, Romance

7.1
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Clair's young sister arrives with news of her finally becoming engaged. Clair lets her know that married life won't be as simple as she thinks.

Director: Jay Sandrich | Stars: Bill Cosby, Phylicia Rashad, Lisa Bonet, Malcolm-Jamal Warner

Votes: 65

80. The Cosby Show (1984–1992)
Episode: Clair's Toe (1985)

TV-G | 21 min | Comedy, Family, Romance

7.3
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Cliff and Clair challenge each other to a "smooth" contest to see who'll be the best-dressed for a function. Clair has to find how to win when she breaks one of her toes.

Director: Jay Sandrich | Stars: Bill Cosby, Phylicia Rashad, Lisa Bonet, Malcolm-Jamal Warner

Votes: 60

81. The Cosby Show (1984–1992)
Episode: Cliff Babysits (1989)

TV-G | 21 min | Comedy, Family, Romance

7.1
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Cliff babysits Winnie and Nelson when the rest of the family goes to see a Michael Jackson concert.

Director: Tony Singletary | Stars: Bill Cosby, Phylicia Rashad, Sabrina Le Beauf, Geoffrey Owens

Votes: 46

82. The Cosby Show (1984–1992)
Episode: Cliff Gets Jilted (1992)

TV-G | 30 min | Comedy, Family, Romance

6.5
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Sandra & Elvin hold a house warming party - but it is held at Cliff & Clair's house. Vanessa breaks the news that she and Dabnis have broken their engagement. Cliff is more upset than Vanessa.

Director: John Bowab | Stars: Bill Cosby, Phylicia Rashad, Sabrina Le Beauf, Geoffrey Owens

Votes: 36

83. The Cosby Show (1984–1992)
Episode: Cliff and Jake (1991)

TV-G | 21 min | Comedy, Family, Romance

6.6
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The daughter of an acquaintance asks Cliff to help her father make peace with someone whom he's been having a long standing grudge with over a car accident. Because she's been seeing the man's son and would like to get married.

Director: Jay Sandrich | Stars: Bill Cosby, Phylicia Rashad, Lisa Bonet, Malcolm-Jamal Warner

Votes: 47

84. The Cosby Show (1984–1992)
Episode: Cliff and Theo Come Clean (1992)

TV-G | 21 min | Comedy, Family, Romance

6.5
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Olivia's school project is to write about an adult when they were a child, and she writes about Cliff. Theo turns down a corporate job in California so he can finish graduate school in New York. One of Theo's students finds $600.

Director: John Bowab | Stars: Bill Cosby, Phylicia Rashad, Malcolm-Jamal Warner, Raven-Symoné

Votes: 37

85. The Cosby Show (1984–1992)
Episode: Cliff in Charge (1986)

TV-G | 22 min | Comedy, Family, Romance

6.9
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Clair is asked to help plan a celebration that honors the retiring president of Hillman College in Atlanta. While she is gone for ten days, Cliff has to take care of the house and children.

Director: Jay Sandrich | Stars: Bill Cosby, Phylicia Rashad, Lisa Bonet, Malcolm-Jamal Warner

Votes: 56

86. The Cosby Show (1984–1992)
Episode: Cliff in Love (1985)

TV-G | 22 min | Comedy, Family, Romance

7.9
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Sondra and Elvin break up, again, and Cliff and Clair tell Sondra to consider calling a boy that her friends say would be a good boyfriend to her. When the boy comes to the house, Cliff interviews him and falls in love with the guy.

Director: Jay Sandrich | Stars: Bill Cosby, Phylicia Rashad, Sabrina Le Beauf, Lisa Bonet

Votes: 67

87. The Cosby Show (1984–1992)
Episode: Cliff la Dolce (1989)

TV-G | 30 min | Comedy, Family, Romance

7.1
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Claire and Denise are going to the Caribbean and Cliff stays all alone with Rudy & Olivia. Rudy comes to him with a problem between her & her friends but Cliff's advice makes things worse ... See full summary »

Director: Jay Sandrich | Stars: Bill Cosby, Phylicia Rashad, Lisa Bonet, Malcolm-Jamal Warner

Votes: 50

88. The Cosby Show (1984–1992)
Episode: Cliff's 50th Birthday (1987)

TV-G | 21 min | Comedy, Family, Romance

7.4
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Cliff is turning 50 years old and the family plans a lot of surprises for him. He finds out all the things that are older than him, get a key chain that works for everyone except him, and has a party with some special friends.

Directors: Carl Lauten, Reggie Life | Stars: Bill Cosby, Phylicia Rashad, Sabrina Le Beauf, Lisa Bonet

Votes: 54

89. The Cosby Show (1984–1992)
Episode: Cliff's Birthday (1985)

TV-G | 25 min | Comedy, Family, Romance

7.8
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It's Cliff's birthday and the family tries to keep his present (going to a Lena Horne show) a secret. Cliff will do whatever he can to find out what his present is. And to make sure that he... See full summary »

Director: Jay Sandrich | Stars: Bill Cosby, Phylicia Rashad, Lisa Bonet, Malcolm-Jamal Warner

Votes: 74

90. The Cosby Show (1984–1992)
Episode: Cliff's Mistake (1987)

TV-G | 30 min | Comedy, Family, Romance

7.2
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Cliff loses a very important power drill that he borrowed from his neighbor, Jeffery. The Huxtable kids, along with Kenny and Jeff's daughter, Kelly, make a haunted house in the basement.

Directors: Carl Lauten, Reggie Life | Stars: Bill Cosby, Phylicia Rashad, Malcolm-Jamal Warner, Tempestt Bledsoe

Votes: 50

91. The Cosby Show (1984–1992)
Episode: Cliff's Nightmare (1990)

TV-G | 22 min | Comedy, Family, Romance

6.8
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Cliff comes back from the hospital at three in the morning and decides to eat a sausage sandwich. Unfortunately that sandwich becomes responsible for the weirdest dream Cliff ever had.

Director: Tony Singletary | Stars: Bill Cosby, Phylicia Rashad, Lisa Bonet, Malcolm-Jamal Warner

Votes: 69

92. The Cosby Show (1984–1992)
Episode: Cliff's Wet Adventure (1989)

TV-G | 30 min | Comedy, Family, Romance

8.0
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Claire sends Cliff to the store to buy some stuff for Thanksgiving dinner on a very rainy day and he returns soaking wet. Unfortunately he keeps forgetting some products and Claire sends ... See full summary »

Director: Jay Sandrich | Stars: Bill Cosby, Phylicia Rashad, Sabrina Le Beauf, Geoffrey Owens

Votes: 68

93. The Cosby Show (1984–1992)
Episode: Close to Home (1986)

TV-G | 21 min | Comedy, Family, Romance

7.3
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Cliff's associate Dr. Morgan stops by to help plan a fundraiser but, behind his smile, he is harboring the pain of a serious family issue.

Director: Jay Sandrich | Stars: Bill Cosby, Phylicia Rashad, Lisa Bonet, Malcolm-Jamal Warner

Votes: 67

94. A Different World (1987–1993)
Episode: College Kid (1993)

Comedy

7.2
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Gina, Lena, Charmaine, Dorian, and Terrell rent an off-campus apartment from a grumpy older man who turns out to be a reclusive, former professional baseball star. He is inspired to ... See full summary »

Director: Debbie Allen | Stars: Reginald Ballard, Patrick Malone, Edafe Okurume, Jada Pinkett Smith

Votes: 17

95. A Different World (1987–1993)
Episode: Come Back, Little Eggby (1988)

Comedy

6.0
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Maggie cares for an egg as part of a psychology class assignment on parenting.

Director: Ellen Gittelsohn | Stars: Lisa Bonet, Marisa Tomei, Dawnn Lewis, Jasmine Guy

Votes: 20

96. A Different World (1987–1993)
Episode: Conflict of Interest (1992)

Comedy

7.9
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After Whitley and Dwayne spend the night together, they avoid speaking about their feelings. Charmaine and Lance (from The Cosby Show) visit Hillman.

Director: John Rago | Stars: Jasmine Guy, Kadeem Hardison, Darryl M. Bell, Charnele Brown

Votes: 15

97. The Cosby Show (1984–1992)
Episode: Cyranoise de Bergington (1988)

TV-G | 22 min | Comedy, Family, Romance

7.1
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Rudy borrows money from Cliff to buy a birthday gift two months in advance for Clair. Theo's friend Howard breaks up with his girlfriend and Theo is interested in asking her out. Theo asks ... See full summary »

Directors: Carl Lauten, Chuck Vinson | Stars: Bill Cosby, Phylicia Rashad, Malcolm-Jamal Warner, Keshia Knight Pulliam

Votes: 44

98. The Cosby Show (1984–1992)
Episode: Dance Mania (1987)

TV-G | 30 min | Comedy, Family, Romance

7.3
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Theo is upset after his friend, Cockroach, takes the last available spot on the TV show "Dance Mania."

Director: Tony Singletary | Stars: Bill Cosby, Phylicia Rashad, Malcolm-Jamal Warner, Tempestt Bledsoe

Votes: 59

99. A Different World (1987–1993)
Episode: Dancing Machines (1993)

Comedy

5.9
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Whitley spends time with one of her students. Ron and Freddie throw a dance marathon in their new club.

Director: Bruce M. Kerner | Stars: Jasmine Guy, Kadeem Hardison, Darryl M. Bell, Cree Summer

Votes: 12

100. The Cosby Show (1984–1992)
Episode: Day of the Locusts (1989)

TV-G | 22 min | Comedy, Family, Romance

7.6
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Sondra has strep throat which keeps her from taking care of her babies. She goes paranoid when Clair and Elvin's mom take the babies with them so she can recover.

Director: Chuck Vinson | Stars: Bill Cosby, Phylicia Rashad, Sabrina Le Beauf, Geoffrey Owens

Votes: 50