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"The Cosby Show" (1984) More at IMDbPro »

Season: 1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 | 7 | 8
Year: 1984 | 1985 | 1986 | 1987 | 1988 | 1989 | 1990 | 1991 | 1992

Season 1

Season 1, Episode 1: Pilot

20 September 1984
Cliff explains to Theo how "regular" people get by with a low "regular" salary, with the use of Monopoly money.

Bill Cosby ... Dr. Heathcliff 'Cliff' Huxtable

Phylicia Rashad ... Clair Hanks Huxtable (as Phylicia Ayers-Allen)

Lisa Bonet ... Denise Huxtable

Malcolm-Jamal Warner ... Theo Huxtable (as Malcolm Jamal-Warner)

Tempestt Bledsoe ... Vanessa Huxtable

Keshia Knight Pulliam ... Rudy Huxtable (as Keshia Knight-Pulliam)
Todd Hallowell ... Denise's Friend (as Todd Hollowell)
Keith Reddin ... Mr. McManis

Season 1, Episode 2: Goodbye, Mr. Fish

27 September 1984
Cliff forces the entire family to hold a funeral for Rudy's dead goldfish Lamont.

Season 1, Episode 3: Bad Dreams

4 October 1984
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.

Season 1, Episode 4: Is That My Boy?

11 October 1984
Theo makes the football team, so Cliff gives him some pointers.

Season 1, Episode 5: A Shirt Story

18 October 1984
Theo gets a shirt that cost too much, so Denise makes him an "Exact" replica.

Bill Cosby ... Dr. Heathcliff 'Cliff' Huxtable

Phylicia Rashad ... Clair Hanks Huxtable (as Phylicia Ayers-Allen)

Lisa Bonet ... Denise Huxtable

Malcolm-Jamal Warner ... Theo Huxtable (as Malcolm Jamal-Warner)

Tempestt Bledsoe ... Vanessa Huxtable

Keshia Knight Pulliam ... Rudy Huxtable (as Keshia Knight-Pulliam)
Sonia Bailey ... Christine

Kadeem Hardison ... Phillip Washington
Cassandra Murray ... Melissa James (as Cassandra Murry)

Season 1, Episode 6: Breaking with Tradition

25 October 1984
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.

Season 1, Episode 7: One More Time

1 November 1984
While babysitting one of Cliff's patients babies, Clair decides she wants to have another baby.

Season 1, Episode 8: Play It Again, Vanessa

8 November 1984
Vanessa is in the school's orchestra and plays the clarinet. Unfortunately, she is not good at it. While practicing at home, the family members put up with the noise she makes. At school, during a show, she has a solo performance.

Season 1, Episode 9: How Ugly Is He?

15 November 1984
Cliff and Claire are annoyed by Denise's new boyfriend and his arrogant attitude.

Bill Cosby ... Dr. Heathcliff 'Cliff' Huxtable

Phylicia Rashad ... Clair Hanks Huxtable (as Phylicia Ayers-Allen)

Lisa Bonet ... Denise Huxtable

Malcolm-Jamal Warner ... Theo Huxtable (as Malcolm Jamal-Warner)

Tempestt Bledsoe ... Vanessa Huxtable

Keshia Knight Pulliam ... Rudy Huxtable (as Keshia Knight-Pulliam)

Kristoff St. John ... David James
Jossie DeGuzman ... Mrs. Ramos (as Jossie de Guzman)

Season 1, Episode 10: Bonjour, Sondra

22 November 1984
Sondra is introduced, who comes back from college and is planning a trip to Paris for the summer.

Season 1, Episode 11: You're Not a Mother Night

6 December 1984
Clair is having too many mothering days with everyone wanting her attention and to do things for them. Cliff decides it is time for a mother's day off. He takes her for a romantic day and night at a hotel.

Season 1, Episode 12: Rudy's Sick

13 December 1984
Rudy is sick and has to stay home from school. Since Clair is being considered for a partner at her law firm, she has to go to work for the interview. Cliff takes care of Rudy while keeping office hours and seeing his patients.

Bill Cosby ... Dr. Heathcliff 'Cliff' Huxtable

Phylicia Rashad ... Clair Hanks Huxtable (as Phylicia Ayers-Allen)

Lisa Bonet ... Denise Huxtable

Malcolm-Jamal Warner ... Theo Huxtable (as Malcolm Jamal-Warner)

Tempestt Bledsoe ... Vanessa Huxtable

Keshia Knight Pulliam ... Rudy Huxtable (as Keshia Knight-Pulliam)
Clarke Gordon ... Mr. Halifax

Doug Yasuda ... Steve Yamado (as Douglas Yasuda)
Haru Aki ... Janet Yamado

Season 1, Episode 13: Father's Day

20 December 1984
It's Father's Day and Cliff dreads the presents the children will give him as they are always ill-fitting or unusable. This year he asks them to think about him and get meaningful gifts; they come up with some unique thoughts and gifts.

Season 1, Episode 14: Independence Day

10 January 1985
Theo gets an earring without permission.

Season 1, Episode 15: Physician of the Year

17 January 1985
Cliff's going to be Physician Of The Year. Theo is tapped to make his Dad's speech and accept the award for him, when Cliff's called to deliver a baby.

Season 1, Episode 16: Jitterbug Break

31 January 1985
After her unusual plan for getting concert tickets falls through, Denise and friends have an impromptu dance party in the living room.

Bill Cosby ... Dr. Heathcliff 'Cliff' Huxtable

Phylicia Rashad ... Clair Hanks Huxtable (as Phylicia Ayers-Allen)

Lisa Bonet ... Denise Huxtable

Malcolm-Jamal Warner ... Theo Huxtable (as Malcolm Jamal-Warner)

Tempestt Bledsoe ... Vanessa Huxtable

Keshia Knight Pulliam ... Rudy Huxtable (as Keshia Knight-Pulliam)
Judith Jamison ... Marie
Donald McKayle ... Ralph
Gerard Cooper ... Dancer
Christine Langner ... Girl

Alex Paez ... Al (uncredited)

Blair Underwood ... Denise's Friend (uncredited)

Season 1, Episode 17: Theo and the Joint

7 February 1985
When Clair finds a marijuana joint in Theo's history book she and Cliff confront. Theo explains that it is not his and both Cliff and Clair believe him, but Theo feels that they are going to look down on him from this point on. So they next day he goes to school to confront the person it actually belonged to.

Bill Cosby ... Dr. Heathcliff 'Cliff' Huxtable

Phylicia Rashad ... Clair Hanks Huxtable (as Phylicia Ayers-Allen)

Lisa Bonet ... Denise Huxtable

Malcolm-Jamal Warner ... Theo Huxtable (as Malcolm Jamal-Warner)

Tempestt Bledsoe ... Vanessa Huxtable

Keshia Knight Pulliam ... Rudy Huxtable (as Keshia Knight-Pulliam)

Iman ... Mrs. Montgomery
Steven Thompson ... Anthony Braxton
Jason Robert Chin ... Freddy Wickers

Season 1, Episode 18: Vanessa's New Class

14 February 1985
Vanessa's in an advanced science class but hardly works on her science fair project, and when her friend wins first place, Vanessa accuses her of getting help from her parents.

Season 1, Episode 19: Clair's Case

21 February 1985
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.

Bill Cosby ... Dr. Heathcliff 'Cliff' Huxtable

Phylicia Rashad ... Clair Hanks Huxtable (as Phylicia Ayers-Allen)

Lisa Bonet ... Denise Huxtable

Malcolm-Jamal Warner ... Theo Huxtable (as Malcolm Jamal-Warner)

Tempestt Bledsoe ... Vanessa Huxtable

Keshia Knight Pulliam ... Rudy Huxtable (as Keshia Knight-Pulliam)

Sabrina Le Beauf ... Sondra Huxtable (as Sabrina LeBeauf)
David Langston Smyrl ... Man in Court (as David Lanston Smyrl)

Shawn Elliott ... Mr. Wilson
Lloyd Battista ... Lawyer
Alan North ... Judge

Daryl Mitchell ... Guy in Club (uncredited)

Season 1, Episode 20: Back to the Track, Jack

28 February 1985
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.

Bill Cosby ... Dr. Heathcliff 'Cliff' Huxtable

Phylicia Rashad ... Clair Hanks Huxtable (as Phylicia Ayers-Allen)

Lisa Bonet ... Denise Huxtable

Malcolm-Jamal Warner ... Theo Huxtable (as Malcolm Jamal-Warner)

Tempestt Bledsoe ... Vanessa Huxtable

Keshia Knight Pulliam ... Rudy Huxtable (as Keshia Knight-Pulliam)

Al Freeman Jr. ... Coach Ernie Scott
Joshua Culbreath ... Col. Sanford B. 'Tailwind' Turner (as Josh Culbreath)
Dhamiri Abayomi ... Himself
James Bantum
Ira Davis ... Himself
James Hodge
Larry James ... Himself
Charles Pratt
Dawson Pratt

Season 1, Episode 21: The Younger Woman

14 March 1985
Cliff and Clair discuss their mortality, and wonder what the other would do if one of them was to pass away. They also get a visit from a friend of Cliff's that is dating a woman at least 25 years his junior.

Bill Cosby ... Dr. Heathcliff 'Cliff' Huxtable

Phylicia Rashad ... Clair Hanks Huxtable (as Phylicia Ayers-Allen)

Lisa Bonet ... Denise Huxtable

Malcolm-Jamal Warner ... Theo Huxtable (as Malcolm Jamal-Warner)

Tempestt Bledsoe ... Vanessa Huxtable

Keshia Knight Pulliam ... Rudy Huxtable (as Keshia Knight-Pulliam)

Sabrina Le Beauf ... Sondra Huxtable (as Sabrina LeBeauf)

Terry Farrell ... Nicki Phillips
Robert King ... Dr. Mike Newcomb

Season 1, Episode 22: Slumber Party

28 March 1985
When Rudy announces she's bored, Cliff arranges for her friends to come over for a slumber party and then gets stuck entertaining the kids.

Season 1, Episode 23: Mr. Quiet

2 May 1985
Singer Tony Orlando guest stars as a man who runs an activity center where Dr. Huxtable is giving a class to expectant mothers. Tony's character has a girlfriend who also works with him. Thanks to Theo, he encounters and helps a boy who refuses to speak out of his fear of strangers. He has also just been teased and beaten up by other kids. Tony finds out who his mother is and while waiting for her, tries to get "Mr. Quiet" to talk.

Bill Cosby ... Dr. Heathcliff 'Cliff' Huxtable

Phylicia Rashad ... Clair Hanks Huxtable (as Phylicia Ayers-Allen)

Lisa Bonet ... Denise Huxtable

Malcolm-Jamal Warner ... Theo Huxtable (as Malcolm Jamal-Warner)

Tempestt Bledsoe ... Vanessa Huxtable

Keshia Knight Pulliam ... Rudy Huxtable (as Keshia Knight-Pulliam)

Tony Orlando ... Tony Castillo

Alexis Cruz ... Enrique Tarron
Ada Maris ... Selena Cruz
David Langston Smyrl ... Chester
Pearl Tama ... Sonya Tarron
Emmet O'Sullivan-Moore
Raymond Rosario ... Kid

Angela Bassett ... Mrs. Mitchell

Olga Merediz ... Mrs. Rodriguez
Lisa Mordente ... Expectant Mother #1
Alva Chinn ... Expectant Mother #2 (as Alva Chin)

Season 1, Episode 24: Cliff's Birthday

9 May 1985
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 doesn't find out, they don't tell the weak link (Theo) what it is.

Season 2

Season 2, Episode 1: First Day of School

26 September 1985
The school season starts again and each one of the children faces it with different emotions. Cliff and Clair, however, are enthusiastic at getting the house back to themselves during the daytime.

Season 2, Episode 2: The Juicer

3 October 1985
Cliff warns Rudy not to play with his new juicer, but the machine's fancy gadgetry eventually proves to be too much of a temptation for Rudy and her friend, Peter. Cliff finds out and suspects that Rudy is responsible. After Clair prods Rudy's conscience, she admits the truth and is assigned to help Vanessa - punished for not keeping an eye on Rudy, as she had been told to - clean the resulting mess.

Season 2, Episode 3: Happy Anniversary

10 October 1985
It's Russell and Anna Huxtable's 49th anniversary, and the Huxtables observe the occasion with a classic impression of Ray Charles' "Night Time is the Right Time."

Season 2, Episode 4: Cliff in Love

17 October 1985
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.

Season 2, Episode 5: Theo and the Older Woman

24 October 1985
Denise's friend Susanne comes over to write a report on what a large family deals with, but Theo uses the occasion to try and impress her but ends up making a fool of himself.

Season 2, Episode 6: Halloween

31 October 1985
Vanessa has a boy/girl Halloween party at home. Cliff takes Rudy and her friends trick or treating.

Season 2, Episode 7: Rudy Suits Up

7 November 1985
Rudy enters into pee-wee football and despite Clair's fears she will get hurt, leads her team to victory after being nicknamed Sweet Feet.

Season 2, Episode 8: Denise Drives

14 November 1985
Denise earns her driver's license and finds a car that she loves and plans to plunge into her bank account and clean it out just to buy the car.

Season 2, Episode 9: Clair's Sister

21 November 1985
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.

Season 2, Episode 10: Clair's Toe

5 December 1985
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.

Season 2, Episode 11: Denise's Friend

12 December 1985
A friend of Denise's comes to see Cliff about a personal problem she's had for a month and hasn't told her parents about. Cliff and Clair test the kids to find out if they would come to their parents if they had a problem.

Season 2, Episode 12: Mrs. Westlake

2 January 1986
Theo's math teacher, Mrs. Westlake, comes to the Huxtable house after Theo takes a math test, so naturally, he thinks he "blew it."

Season 2, Episode 13: The Auction

9 January 1986
Clair discovers that a painting by her late great-uncle is going to be auctioned off. She decides to bid on it and make it the family's again at all costs.

Season 2, Episode 14: Vanessa's Bad Grade

16 January 1986
Vanessa tries to hide the fact that she got a D on her report card from her parents. Denise and Vanessa get into a battle royale because Vanessa took one of Denise's sweaters.

Season 2, Episode 15: Theo and Cockroach

30 January 1986
Theo and his friend Walter decide to listen to a recording of "Macbeth" instead of reading the actual play. Cliff picks a snowball fight with some neighborhood children.

Season 2, Episode 16: The Dentist

6 February 1986
Peter has a toothache but is afraid to go to the dentist so Rudy goes with him. Meanwhile, Cliff tries to hide the newspaper from Clair because she won't let him sleep when she reads it in bed.

Season 2, Episode 17: Play It Again, Russell

13 February 1986
After an example of not so great trombone playing at a Jazz club gig, Russell needs to get it together quick because the next time is his career finale.

Bill Cosby ... Dr. Heathcliff 'Cliff' Huxtable

Phylicia Rashad ... Clair Hanks Huxtable

Lisa Bonet ... Denise Huxtable

Malcolm-Jamal Warner ... Theo Huxtable

Tempestt Bledsoe ... Vanessa Huxtable

Keshia Knight Pulliam ... Rudy Huxtable
Art Blakey ... Drummer
Bootsie Barnes ... Saxophonist
Jimmy Heath ... Saxophonist
Tommy Flanagan ... Pianist (as Tommy Flannagan)
Joe Wilder ... Trumpet Player (as Joseph B. Wilder)
Percy Heath ... Bassist
Slide Hampton ... Russell's Trombone
Jimmy Oliver ... Spencer Cunninghham (as Jimmy 'Badman' Oliver)

Tito Puente ... Timbal Player
Carlos 'Patato' Valdés ... Conga Player
Eric Gale ... Guitarist

Earle Hyman ... Russell Huxtable

Clarice Taylor ... Anna Huxtable
Josephine Premice ... Mrs. Cunningham

Season 2, Episode 18: A Touch of Wonder

20 February 1986
While driving in her car with Theo, Denise has a fender bender with Motown legend Stevie Wonder's chauffeured limousine.

Season 2, Episode 19: Full House

27 February 1986
Cliff finds it almost impossible to have a quiet day off at home with the kids and their friends in almost every room of the house.

Season 2, Episode 20: Close to Home

13 March 1986
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.

Season 2, Episode 21: An Early Spring

20 March 1986
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.

Season 2, Episode 22: Theo's Holiday

3 April 1986
Theo's confident when he's 18 and moves out on his own, he'll be able to get a job as a model and make a lot of money; the family puts him to a test to see how well he'd make it in the real world.

Season 2, Episode 23: The Card Game

10 April 1986
Cliff's Pinochle partner cancels on him, so Cliff asks former Hillman professor to sit in and help finally beat his father and his buddy who cheat. Meanwhile, Theo buys his girl a ring.

Season 2, Episode 24: Off to the Races

8 May 1986
Cliff's invited a former college rival "Tail-Wind Turner" to be on his team at the Penn Relays for charity. Cliff accepts, but is in for a surprise at the event.

Season 2, Episode 25: Denise's Decision

15 May 1986
Denise keeps the family, and several potential colleges, waiting for her to finally choose a school to attend.

Season 3

Season 3, Episode 1: Bring 'Em Back Alive

25 September 1986
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.

Season 3, Episode 2: Food for Thought

2 October 1986
Cliff has to go on a diet. Rudy does not want her own room.

Season 3, Episode 3: Golden Anniversary

9 October 1986
Cliff, Clair, and the children plan an elaborate celebration for Cliff's parents 50th wedding anniversary. The Huxtable's perform a musical number for the parents and take them to a club for music and dancing.

Season 3, Episode 4: Man Talk

16 October 1986
At school, a classmate starts flirting with Theo. Theo is flattered and interested, but he already has a girlfriend. Rudy wants to have a tea party and since her sisters are busy, she asks Cliff to the tea party.

Season 3, Episode 5: Mother, May I?

23 October 1986
Vanessa starts wearing makeup without her parent's permission. Clair talks to Vanessa and reminds her she has to wait until she is 15 years old. Theo is taking a fire safety class at school and quizzes his parents on procedures.

Season 3, Episode 6: The March

30 October 1986
Theo has to rewrite a school paper on the 1963 March on Washington. Cliff & Clair, and Cliff's parents, who were actually there during the march, tell Theo what really happened and how they experienced it. He gets to really feel the event.

Season 3, Episode 7: Theo's Flight

6 November 1986
After a member of the Tuskegee Airmen makes a speech at Theo's school, Theo and Cockroach want to take flying lessons. Cliff and Clair agree, but then the reality of lessons and commitment hits Theo and Cockroach. Rudy has a new friend, Kenny.

Season 3, Episode 8: Vanessa's Rich

13 November 1986
Vanessa mentions to the popular cheerleaders the amount of money her mother paid for an art painting. Vanessa is then accepted on the pep squad and starts being picked on for being rich.

Season 3, Episode 9: Denise Gets a 'D'

20 November 1986
Clair has a pinched nerve and has to stay in bed. Cliff and the children try to make her day easier by doing chores around the house. At college, Denise gets a D in one of her classes and is afraid to tell her parents.

Season 3, Episode 10: A Girl and Her Dog

4 December 1986
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.

Season 3, Episode 11: War Stories

11 December 1986
Russel and his friends visit Cliff to play pinochle. Cliff's father and his friends reminisce about their days in military service.

Season 3, Episode 12: Cliff in Charge

18 December 1986
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.

Season 3, Episode 13: Monster Man Huxtable

8 January 1987
Sondra comes home from college and brings Elvin along with her. Theo is written up in the school paper about his wrestling skills. Elvin helps him learn a few new moves and shares with Theo that he is going to propose marriage to Sondra.

Season 3, Episode 14: Rudy Spends the Night

15 January 1987
Rudy is spending the night with her grandparents. Denise is going with friends to The Village and invites Vanessa to go with her. Theo is waiting for news to go out with a girlfriend. When that falls through, Cliff creates Mens Night.

Season 3, Episode 15: Say Hello to a Good Buy

22 January 1987
Cliff buys a new car, but must contend with a tough salesman. Meanwhile, Rudy creates a collage of animals by cutting pictures out of Cliff's encyclopedias.

Season 3, Episode 16: Denise Gets an Opinion

5 February 1987
Denise makes a date with a guy she's only talked to on the phone. Robert stops by to get advice from Cliff and others about girls, romance and relationships.

Season 3, Episode 17: Calling Doctor Huxtable

12 February 1987
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.

Season 3, Episode 18: You Only Hurt the One You Love

19 February 1987
Theo talks Rudy into playing circus and when he tries to do the tumbling act, accidentally injures her.

Season 3, Episode 19: The Shower

26 February 1987
Denise gives her friend Veronica a bridal shower. Denise finds out Veronica and her fiancé planned to get pregnant just so they could get married.

Season 3, Episode 20: Cliff's 50th Birthday

12 March 1987
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.

Season 3, Episode 21: I Know That You Know

19 March 1987
Sondra and Elvin announce their engagement. Since Cliff always says he knows everything that goes on, Clair and the kids decide to play a joke on Cliff about the engagement. He finds out before the joke and turns the tables on the others.

Season 3, Episode 22: Andalusian Flu

2 April 1987
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.

Season 3, Episode 23: Bald and Beautiful

9 April 1987
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.

Season 3, Episode 24: Planning Parenthood

30 April 1987
Cliff takes Rudy & her friends to a fancy restaurant. All dressed up in their best clothes, they go to the restaurant. Chaos ensues despite Cliff's effort to show them elegance. Clair's sister visits and announces she wants to have a baby.

Season 3, Episode 25: Hillman

7 May 1987
Cliff, Clair, Theo, Vanessa, and Rudy visit Denise at Hillman College and meet her friends.

Season 4

Season 4, Episode 1: Call of the Wild

24 September 1987
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.

Season 4, Episode 2: Theogate

1 October 1987
Clair is concerned when Theo comes home late after a cross country meet and the principal calls the house. She decides to investigate what happened by holding a mock trial.

Season 4, Episode 3: It Ain't Easy Being Green

8 October 1987
Cliff has a hard time saying goodbye to his old water heater while Rudy and Clair get into a fight because Clair won't let Rudy wear a summer dress to a winter birthday party.

Season 4, Episode 4: Cliff's Mistake

15 October 1987
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.

Season 4, Episode 5: Shakespeare

22 October 1987
Theo & Walter are studying Shakespeare for school but are not enthused. Cliff decides to have barbecue for dinner and invites family and friends. When Russell hears about the Shakespeare situation, he and his friend read part a play.

Season 4, Episode 6: That's Not What I Said

29 October 1987
Theo's friend gets into an altercation which gets Theo sent to a police station in Coney Island. The altercation gets Cliff and Clair into a fight, and they completely forget about Theo's punishment.

Season 4, Episode 7: Autumn Gifts

5 November 1987
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.

Season 4, Episode 8: Looking Back

12 November 1987
Sondra & Elvin have their first marital spat, but it is Elvin who runs home to the parents - Sondra's parents! As Elvin gives his side of the story, flashbacks are shown about Sondra's different boyfriends and their first meeting of Elvin.

Bill Cosby ... Dr. Heathcliff 'Cliff' Huxtable

Phylicia Rashad ... Clair Hanks Huxtable

Sabrina Le Beauf ... Sondra Huxtable Tibideaux (archive footage)

Lisa Bonet ... Denise Huxtable (archive footage)

Malcolm-Jamal Warner ... Theo Huxtable

Tempestt Bledsoe ... Vanessa Huxtable (archive footage)

Keshia Knight Pulliam ... Rudy Huxtable

Geoffrey Owens ... Elvin Tibideaux
Todd Hallowell ... Denise's date (archive footage)

Earle Hyman ... Russell Huxtable (archive footage)

Joseph C. Phillips ... Daryl (archive footage)

Clayton Prince ... Eddie Lakeheart

Kristoff St. John ... David James (archive footage)

Clarice Taylor ... Anna Huxtable (archive footage)

Blair Underwood ... Denise's Boyfriend (archive footage)

Linda Wang ... Birthday Party Guest

Season 4, Episode 9: Where's Rudy?

19 November 1987
The Huxtables head to the mall where Clair enters her garden squash in a contest. Theo and Vanessa are in charge of watching Rudy but they lose track of her. Rudy meets a girl her age and they play together.

Season 4, Episode 10: Dance Mania

3 December 1987
Theo is upset after his friend, Cockroach, takes the last available spot on the TV show "Dance Mania."

Season 4, Episode 11: The Locker Room

10 December 1987
Vanessa dates Theo's friend Lyle, and Theo objects. Cliff wants to find out how Rudy makes milk vanish.

Season 4, Episode 12: The Show Must Go On

17 December 1987
Cliff is excited to take Rudy and six of her friends to see a Salute to Vaudeville show. They are the only ones in the audience. The children are not the best audience and are not impressed.

Season 4, Episode 13: Bookworm

7 January 1988
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.

Season 4, Episode 14: Twinkle, Twinkle Little Star

14 January 1988
Theo works on his psychic abilities but does not have much success. Rudy thinks her teacher hates her and tells her parents her problems. One of which is a music recital where she has to play the violin instead of a more fun instrument.

Season 4, Episode 15: The Visit

21 January 1988
One of Theo's high school friends has cancer and is in the hospital. Theo is hesitant to visit him because it is depressing. Sondra is on a trip without Elvin and he is lonely.

Season 4, Episode 16: The Drum Major

4 February 1988
Vanessa tries out for drum major but keeps getting blocked. Theo finds out it is because no girl has ever been drum major and tries to help. A musician friend of Russell's is in town for a show. Russell tries to repay a debt to his friend.

Season 4, Episode 17: Waterworks

11 February 1988
One tile falls from the bathroom wall, and as Cliff tries to repair it, the problem gets bigger. Clair asks friends of Sondra & Elvin to repair it before Cliff destroys the house when he tries to repair it.

Season 4, Episode 18: Once Upon a Time

18 February 1988
Rudy reads a story she wrote to Cliff and Clair about a happy land where the residents are taken prisoner by the evil king and his men, as acted out in a fantasy sequence by all the characters.

Season 4, Episode 19: Petanque

25 February 1988
The Harmons, friends of the Huxtables, come over for a visit. Cliff and Dr. Harmon get into a heated game of petanque while Theo tries to impress their daughter.

Season 4, Episode 20: Trust Me

3 March 1988
Cliff has worked straight for 22 days, so he takes a day off. While he rests at home, Theo, Vanessa, and Rudy try to stump each other with constant riddles. Clair's friend has marital problems and asks Clair for advice.

Season 4, Episode 21: Home for the Weekend

17 March 1988
Denise comes home from college for the weekend but disappoints her family when she chooses to spend every free moment with her friends instead.

Season 4, Episode 22: The Prom

24 March 1988
Theo and his friends and their dates get ready for their prom while Cliff and Clair have their own prom in the living room.

Season 4, Episode 23: Gone Fishin'

28 April 1988
Theo goes fishing with Cliff and Russell and hooks onto the body of a dead mobster, becoming the object of a local news story. Rudy and Kenny try to hide the fact from Clair that they're taking care of baby birds that have been abandoned.

Season 5

Season 5, Episode 1: Together Again and Again

6 October 1988
Theo is starting college and Denise is to return to Hillman. Cliff and Clair look forward to fewer children at home, but Theo does not have a room at college and has to commute while Denise drops out of college. Sondra announces she is pregnant.

Season 5, Episode 2: The Physical

13 October 1988
The children tease Cliff about how much he eats as he prepares for his physical in the morning. Denise talks about the celebrities she meets at the record studio. Turns out she is not a great employee and does not really work with them.

Season 5, Episode 3: Rudy's All-Nighter

20 October 1988
Rudy invites a friend over for a sleep-over party. Clair agrees to make baked apples; Cliff reluctantly agrees to performing a comedy routine. Rudy and her friend start the night with arguing. Theo gets a D grade on his first college paper.

Season 5, Episode 4: Move It

27 October 1988
Cliff & Clair visit Sondra & Elvin's apartment and are surprised and shocked at the cramped space and state of disrepair. Clair does not want her grandchild to grow up there. Sondra & Elvin agree to borrow money to get a better place.

Season 5, Episode 5: Out of Brooklyn

3 November 1988
Vanessa is having problems with her boyfriend Roy. Denise announces she quit her job and plans to move to Africa as a photographer's assistant. Despite objections and hardships she will endure, Denise is determined to go.

Season 5, Episode 6: The Birth

10 November 1988
Sondra starts contractions. Elvin is nervous and Cliff & Clair are anxious.

Season 5, Episode 7: Cyranoise de Bergington

17 November 1988
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 another friend, Denny, to talk to the girl for him.

Season 5, Episode 8: How Do You Get to Carnegie Hall?

1 December 1988
Vanessa forms the "Lipsticks" singing group; Cliff's dad gets an envelope saying "You are a winner", instead of "You might be a winner".

Season 5, Episode 9: If the Dress Fits, Wear It

8 December 1988
Clair goes on a crash diet and endures an exhaustive exercise program to lose enough weight to fit into an old dress to wear for an evening out with Cliff.

Season 5, Episode 10: Is There a Hamster in the House?

15 December 1988
Rudy watches a hamster overnight for a friend but it dies. Feeling bad, Cliff and Rudy buy a replacement hamster. Rudy tells her friend what happened and is surprised how her friend takes the news.

Season 5, Episode 11: Truth or Consequences

5 January 1989
Vanessa gets caught lying to her parents about staying out past her curfew with her boyfriend, Jeremy.

Season 5, Episode 12: Cliff Babysits

12 January 1989
Cliff babysits Winnie and Nelson when the rest of the family goes to see a Michael Jackson concert.

Season 5, Episode 13: Mrs. Huxtable Goes to Kindergarten

26 January 1989
Clair wants to replace the living room couch but Cliff is reluctant to let the old couch go. Also, Clair is invited on a television talk show. However, when she finds out she is only asked her thoughts as a black woman, she leaves the show.

Season 5, Episode 14: The Lost Weekend

2 February 1989
Everybody's away for the weekend, and Theo has the place to himself. Theo's friends decide it's time to party!

Season 5, Episode 15: No Way, Baby

6 February 1989
One of Cliff's patients is a young, unmarried teenager without other known family. Cliff finds the girl's grandfather so someone can be with her when she delivers. When Clair meets the grandfather, she realizes he cannot read or write.

Season 5, Episode 16: Can I Say Something, Please?

9 February 1989
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.

Season 5, Episode 17: The Dead End Kids Meet Dr. Lotus

16 February 1989
Theo's former girlfriend, Justine, is starting to date other men and Theo is upset. Theo consults a voodoo shopkeeper for a spell or potion that will help him win her back.

Season 5, Episode 18: The Boys of Winter

23 February 1989
Theo & his friends meet Cliff's former basketball coach. The Huxtables invite Coach Barry & his wife to their house for dinner. They watch a taped old basketball game together where Cliff misses all his shots & the coach sent him to the bench.

Bill Cosby ... Dr. Heathcliff 'Cliff' Huxtable

Phylicia Rashad ... Clair Hanks Huxtable

Geoffrey Owens ... Elvin Tibideaux

Malcolm-Jamal Warner ... Theo Huxtable

Tempestt Bledsoe ... Vanessa Huxtable

Keshia Knight Pulliam ... Rudy Huxtable
Tiger Haynes ... Coach Barry
Birdie M. Hale ... Mrs. Barry

Reno Wilson ... Howard (as Roy R. Wilson)
Alex Ruiz ... Lou Hernandez

Bill Bradley ... Men Basketball Player (as Senator Bill Bradley)
Dave DeBusschere ... Men Basketball Player
Walt Hazzard ... Men Basketball Player
Wali 'Wonder' Jones ... Men Basketball Player
Ricardo Palomino ... Men Basketball Player
Michael Rakosi ... Men Basketball Player
Nancy Lieberman ... Women Basketball Player (as Nancy Lieberman-Cline)
Teresa Edwards ... Women Basketball Player
Stephanie Givens ... Women Basketball Player
Rhonda Rompola ... Women Basketball Player
Anuncha Brown-Sanders ... Women Basketball Player
Dana Williams ... Women Basketball Player
Terry Chappell ... Referee
Darrell Fulton ... Referee

Season 5, Episode 19: It Comes and It Goes

9 March 1989
Sondra finds it difficult to be a stay-at-home mom with baby twins. When the Tibideaux visit Cliff, Clair and Cliff's parents, Sondra vents with her mother and grandmother who have been there and done that with young children.

Season 5, Episode 20: Theo's Women

16 March 1989
Theo helps an acting student with her lines then gets caught kissing her by his girlfriend who dumps him on the spot.

Season 5, Episode 21: Birthday Blues

30 March 1989
On Clair's birthday, Cliff & their kids surprise her with an act.

Season 5, Episode 22: A Room with No View

13 April 1989
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.

Season 5, Episode 23: What He Did for Love

27 April 1989
Theo and his friends go to the cafeteria to impress a girl with a very expensive watch one of them found on the street. Unfortunately it appears that the watch was reported stolen and his friend gets in trouble.

Season 5, Episode 24: Day of the Locusts

4 May 1989
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.

Season 5, Episode 25: 57 Varieties

11 May 1989
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.

Season 6

Season 6, Episode 1: Denise: The Saga Continues

21 September 1989
Theo has found a place to live with his friends and moved out. Denise returns from her trip from the rainforest of Africa along with her husband and reveals to her parents that she's been married. Cliff & Claire are shocked at the news.

Season 6, Episode 2: Surf's Up

28 September 1989
When Cliff tells Theo of some of the hi jinx he did when he was younger. Theo decides to try it himself. But he ends up damaging his apartment, which leads to the landlord throwing him out. So Cliff tries to some things with the man so Theo can move out of the house where he has been staying.

Season 6, Episode 3: I'm 'In' with the 'In' Crowd

5 October 1989
Everybody loses when Vanessa and friends play a drinking game at an unsupervised get-together.

Season 6, Episode 4: Denise Kendall: Navy Wife

12 October 1989
Denise & her husband Lt. Martin Kendall are leaving for the Navy base to live in a house chosen there but Denise forgot to call for approval so they find out last minute that there's no house available for them and return to Cliff's house. Meanwhile Cliff explains to little Olivia how babies are born in this world.

Season 6, Episode 5: Theo's Gift

19 October 1989
Theo finds out that he has dyslexia so he changes the way he studies and gets a better grade in history.

Season 6, Episode 6: Denise Kendall: Babysitter

26 October 1989
Denise and Olivia babysit Winnie and Nelson when Sondra and Elvin go out for the evening; but shortly after Sondra and Elvin leave, the whole building goes into a blackout.

Season 6, Episode 7: Shall We Dance?

2 November 1989
Rudy and Kenny learn good manners at school. Rudy has a crush on a boy named Clarence and tries to show him that she cares but Clarence is too shy to admit it in front of his friends.

Season 6, Episode 8: The Day the Spores Landed

9 November 1989
Cliff has a nightmare about spores which poured out of an erupting volcano and into the water which makes all the men pregnant, including: Theo, Elvin, Martin and himself.

Season 6, Episode 9: Cliff's Wet Adventure

16 November 1989
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 him again & again. Meanwhile Denise invites Martin's ex wife to Cliff's house because she's all alone. Finally Cliff arrives home again just in time for Thanksgiving dinner.

Season 6, Episode 10: Grampy and NuNu Visit the Huxtables

30 November 1989
When Martin's parents visit, Denise frets about Mrs. Kendall's impression of her.

Season 6, Episode 11: Cliff la Dolce

7 December 1989
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 for Rudy. Meanwhile Theo takes Olivia to the cafeteria and uses her charm to collect other girls' phone numbers. Also Vanessa tries to get her father's permission to go to another girl's party with older boys.

Season 6, Episode 12: Getting to Know You

14 December 1989
Theo meets Cliff & Martin at the cafeteria sitting with two willing beautiful girls. Later at the Huxtable residence Martin tries to explain to Cliff the situation on how he & Denise met and got married. Afterwards the family organizes a surprise for Cliff that will make him very happy.

Season 6, Episode 13: Elvin Pays for Dinner

4 January 1990
Vanessa & Rudy comes to Sondra's house to babysit because Sondra & Elvin had planned to go to dinner with Elvin's old girlfriend & her sister but at the last minute she cancels her plans and suggests her husband go alone. Elvin goes to dinner but when he comes back he finds his lady angry. The next day Elvin & Sondra visit the Huxtable's house where Cliff tries to explain to him how women think.

Season 6, Episode 14: Cliff's Nightmare

11 January 1990
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.

Season 6, Episode 15: Denise Kendall: Singles Counselor

18 January 1990
Denise & Vanessa are in the cafeteria when Vanessa sees a boy she seems to like but she's too shy to go to his table; so she asks advice from her big sister.

Season 6, Episode 16: The Birthday Party

25 January 1990
It's Olivia's birthday and all she wants is a brand new tricycle, which she has all her friends help her search the entire house for when Cliff, who's supposed to be babysitting her guests, falls asleep.

Season 6, Episode 17: Not Everybody Loves the Blues

1 February 1990
Theo is upset his girlfriend might go to graduate school in another town. He and Elvin go to a nightclub; they hear the King of the Blues Riley Jackson. Turns out Cliff and Clair know Riley. He visits the family, helps Theo with his blues.

Season 6, Episode 18: Rudy's Walk on the Wild Side

8 February 1990
Rudy wants a sweater with fish that light up that are on sale at the mall, but she doesn't have enough money to buy it and becomes so desperate, she steals $2.30 out of the money Clair left out for the dry cleaning.

Season 6, Episode 19: Mr. Sandman

15 February 1990
Mrs. McGee (Rudy's teacher) call the Huxtables to report them that Rudy has not been attending at the dance lessons, so Cliff takes Rudy to to the dancing lessons and get a little carried away.

Season 6, Episode 20: Isn't It Romantic?

22 February 1990
Cliff, Martin & Elvin place a bet between them on who can buy a romantic present to each of their wife within twenty-five dollars limit. Who ever wins will be called "The Emperor of Romance".

Season 6, Episode 21: Theo's Dirty Laundry

15 March 1990
When Cliff finds women's lingerie in Theo's laundry, he and Clair soon realize that their son has moved in with his girlfriend, Justine. Meanwhile, Denise announces her plans to become a special education teacher

Season 6, Episode 22: What It's All About

22 March 1990
Clair comes home from work exhausted and needs to rest but her family do not understand her so Cliff sends her to a friends combine around the lake far away from home to relax.

Season 6, Episode 23: Off to See the Wretched

5 April 1990
Vanessa and her friends plot to go to a concert, but fail to tell their parents that it is in Baltimore. A series of developments unravels their scheme.

Season 6, Episode 24: The Moves

19 April 1990
Claire receives an important case by representing a client who wants to protect a community center with a childhood playground which is about to be torn down and in it's place they will build an office center. Meanwhile Cliff's neighbor take Cliff out to buy a sports car.

Season 6, Episode 25: Live and Learn

26 April 1990
Denise gets very excited about wanting to be an instructor to work with children who have learning disabilities but cannot understand that in order to teach she must have a college degree.

Season 6, Episode 26: The Storyteller

3 May 1990
Cliff's great-aunt, Gramtee, comes to visit and everyone is excited - except Olivia. Olivia wants to go to the zoo instead of a planned church visit. Gramtee tells stories of Cliff as a child and of a relative who was a slave years ago.

Season 7

Season 7, Episode 1: Same Time Next Year

20 September 1990
Cliff ships Vanessa to Lincoln University in Pennsylvania; Rudy has a "developmental" issue that keeps her from going to school.

Season 7, Episode 2: Bird in the Hand

27 September 1990
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.

Bill Cosby ... Dr. Heathcliff 'Cliff' Huxtable

Phylicia Rashad ... Clair Hanks Huxtable

Lisa Bonet ... Denise Huxtable Kendall

Malcolm-Jamal Warner ... Theo Huxtable

Raven-Symoné ... Olivia Kendall
Marge Redmond ... Mrs. Lebeau
Sullivan Walker ... Dr. James Harmon
Ray DeMattis ... Auction Telephone Representative
L.B. Williams ... Auctioneer (as LB Williams)
Terry V. Williams ... Preschool Girl
Kharisma ... Preschool Girl (as Kharisma Gooden)
Keri Anne Gormley ... Girl #2
Keivyn Graves
Jonathan Halyalkar ... Jonathan
Tony Zeko

Season 7, Episode 3: The Last Barbecue

4 October 1990
Theo hires a stripper for Martin's bachelor party, which upsets Sondra and Denise when neither Martin or Elvin object to the idea; all this goes on as Cliff and Claire prepare a family BBQ. "Bud" gets a great punchline.

Season 7, Episode 4: Period of Adjustment

11 October 1990
Cousin Pam is introduced, as she moves in due to her grandmother's illness, her mother goes to California to take care of her.

Season 7, Episode 5: It's All in the Game

18 October 1990
Cliff & Clair are away on a weekend vacation. When they return, their home seemed to have self destructed - Olivia and the washing machine, Theo taking multiple items to his place, Vanessa and car damage, etc. Cliff & Clair hold a meeting.

Season 7, Episode 6: Getting the Story

25 October 1990
Rudy and Kenny has to follow one of their parents for a school project, but get disappointed when Clair's lawyer job turns out to be far from an Arnold Schwarzenegger movie.

Season 7, Episode 7: Just Thinking About It

1 November 1990
Pam still thinks about having sex with Slide. Cliff says she should see a gynecologist for safe sex info. Pam ends up getting condoms and tells Slide he must use them. He refuses and they break up. Slide apologizes but still pressures her.

Season 7, Episode 8: The Infantry Has Landed (and They've Fallen Off the Roof)

8 November 1990
Rudy starts her periods, and Clair wants to have a traditional women's only day to celebrate her womanhood. Rudy wants no part of it and says she understand everything and needs nothing from her mother. Rudy trusts her friends information.

Season 7, Episode 9: You Can Go Home Again

15 November 1990
Denise & Martin want to move to their own apartment. They find rents too high and a place too small. Rudy makes plans to move into their bedroom once they move out.

Season 7, Episode 10: It's a Boy

29 November 1990
A Cliff's friend learns he and his wife are going to have a baby boy. The father worries he is not athletic enough to teach the boy sports when he is older so he asks Cliff to teach him. Theo tells the father sports is not the only thing.

Season 7, Episode 11: Clair's Liberation

6 December 1990
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.

Season 7, Episode 12: It's Your Move

13 December 1990
Sondra makes plans for she & Elvin to help friends move, but Elvin just wants to join the guys to watch the football playoff game. When they arrive to help with the move, their friends have not even started to pack.

Season 7, Episode 13: Theo's Final Final

3 January 1991
Theo has one last final the next day, and he wants to pass so he gets on the dean's list. He has plans for constant study, until he meets Cheryl and is besotted. She is leaving town in the morning. Does he study or go out with Cheryl?

Season 7, Episode 14: Attack of the Killer B's

10 January 1991
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 money. Her grades are not enough for scholarships.

Season 7, Episode 15: Total Control

31 January 1991
Cliff's patient & her husband are having a baby any day now and tell Cliff they have everything under control as they read books and watched videos to prepare for the birth. Everything is fine until the actual event starts.

Season 7, Episode 16: Adventures in Babysitting

7 February 1991
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 the one. Rudy does fine until they watch a scary movie.

Season 7, Episode 17: 27 and Still Cooking

14 February 1991
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.

Season 7, Episode 18: The Return of the Clairettes

21 February 1991
Clair gets a visit from a high school friend and her husband.

Season 7, Episode 19: No More Mr. Nice Guy

28 February 1991
Theo and Denny's girlfriend Ellen are organizing a surprise party for Denny's birthday, but things get complicated when Ellen gets sick and Denny shows up up unexpectedly believing she's having an affair with another guy.

Season 7, Episode 20: Home Remedies

7 March 1991
Olivia is not feeling well, so several people come up with different remedies to help her feel better.

Season 7, Episode 21: Nightmare on Stigwood Avenue

21 March 1991
Olivia and Rudy have nightmares about Olivia taking control of the house and nobody listening to Rudy.

Season 7, Episode 22: There's Still No Joy in Mudville

4 April 1991
Cliff goes bowling with his father, Elvin, and friends. After the game, with Cliff having a very low score, they go to a bar and make fun of him. The older men reminiscence about the old Negro League. Rudy & Olivia play a joke on Clair.

Season 7, Episode 23: Cliff and Jake

11 April 1991
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.

Season 7, Episode 24: Theo and the Kids: Part 1

25 April 1991
Cliff attempts to fix the kitchen sink. Theo starts a volunteer job as an intern at a community center. He helps children with their homework and craft activities after school. He realizes one student has studying problems just like he had.

Season 7, Episode 25: Theo and the Kids: Part 2

2 May 1991
At the community center, Theo deals with a student that might have dyslexia, another who has a crush on him, one who has to get a job to support his parents, all the while they test their limits with Theo. Theo does his best to help them.

Season 8

Season 8, Episode 1: With This Ring?

19 September 1991
Vanessa brings home a boyfriend she has kept secret from her family.