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



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Episode complete credited cast:
Clair Hanks Huxtable (as Phylicia Ayers-Allen)
Theo Huxtable (as Malcolm Jamal-Warner)
Rudy Huxtable (as Keshia Knight-Pulliam)
Judith Jamison ...
Donald McKayle ...
Gerard Cooper ...
Christine Langner ...


Denise asks her dad if she can join friends overnight on New York's 32nd Street to wait in line for concert tickets. After Cliff refuses, her friends stop by, letting her know they've been refused also. One of them has a boom-box and starts playing break-dance music, leading to an impromptu dance party. Soon, the family has joined in and when Cliff and Clair's 2 friends show up, they give the kids a lesson in Jitterbug dancing from their era and the kids teach them some new moves too ,musically bridging the generation gap. Written by happipuppi13

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Comedy | Family | Romance





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31 January 1985 (USA)  »

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1.33 : 1
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The title refer to a dance that stated in the swing era of the 1930s and 1940s and was originally used in a scene in MGM's The Wizard of Oz (1939) (the wicked witch sent an insect (jitterbug) to the Dorothy and her friends just before the flying monkeys attacked) but was left on the cutting room floor. See more »


Cliff: A long, long time ago, three to four generations ago, parents didn't talk much to their children. At four A.M, the father would come home, look at his son sleeping, wake him up and say "Boy, go out and plough the field now". And the boy would rub his eye and say "Yes, pa". And occasionally, the son would ask the father how much he'd get paid. And the father grabbed the plough, and ran over his son. Those days are over, because we have become more civilized, more sophisticated, but it's still ...
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