The Cosby Show: Season 3, Episode 5

Mother, May I? (23 Oct. 1986)

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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.

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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.

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The title is based on the childhood game based on asking permission to move. See more »

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Cliff: [coming into the kitchen to find Clair counting backwards] Uh-oh, she's counting down. Who's in trouble?
Clair: 29, 28, Vanessa, 27, 26.
Cliff: What's she in trouble for?
Clair: 25, 24, 23, 22, after we had our long discussion she had the nerve to come in this house with make-up on.
Cliff: Yeah, they want to grow up really fast, don't they?
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