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.


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Susan Hennings
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Janet Meiser (as Pam Potilo)
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Vanessa and her friends want to attend a rock concert featuring their favorite band, The Wretched. Knowing they would never be allowed to go alone to the venue - which is in Baltimore, more than 100 miles away - Vanessa tells her parents that they simply plan to have a slumber party at Susan's house after the concert. With their limited knowledge, Cliff and Clair give Vanessa the OK to go. However, a series of developments conspire against Vanessa. First, one of the girls takes her brother's car without permission, only for it to be stolen during a stop in Wilmington, Del. Later, Cliff and Clair watch a TV news report of a major industrial fire and evacuation, but Susan's grandmother is interviewed saying that nobody was home when the fire broke out. At the concert, the girls give their tickets to a man claiming to be associated with the band, promising they will get to meet him; however, the man is a thief. The girls, left without any money, no concert tickets or a car, fear they ... Written by Brian Rathjen <>

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Comedy | Family | Romance





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5 April 1990 (USA)  »

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The title is from the song "We're Off to See the Wizard" from the MGM version of The Wizard of Oz (1939). See more »


Clair Hanks Huxtable: You bring yourself into this house right now! And, if you think that 30-minute ride home was something, believe me, honey, we've only just begun! Here we think you're lying in the floor of some burning building dying of asphyxia and you're down in Baltimore, having BIG FUN! Weren't you, Vanessa? Isn't that where you were? Didn't you go down there to Baltimore to have big fun, Vanessa? Tell me, didn't you go for big fun?
Vanessa Huxtable: Mom...
Clair Hanks Huxtable: SHUT UP! Don't you DARE open your mouth when I'm asking you a ...
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References The Wizard of Oz (1939) See more »

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