The Cosby Show: Season 1, Episode 15

Physician of the Year (17 Jan. 1985)

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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.



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Episode complete credited cast:
Clair Hanks Huxtable (as Phylicia Ayers-Allen)
Theodore 'Theo' Huxtable (as Malcolm Jamal-Warner)
Rudy Huxtable (as Keshia Knight-Pulliam)
Dr. Wexler
Aleta Mitchell ...
Mrs. Randall
Elisa de La Roche ...


The very night that Cliff is to receive his award for Physician of the Year, he gets called away to the hospital to deliver a baby. In talking to Theo on the phone, he tells his 13 year old son, he must accept the award in his place and make his speech as well. Theo's scared but Clair assures him he'll be just fine. Will Theo make this delivery a success? Written by happipuppi13

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Comedy | Family




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17 January 1985 (USA)  »

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[Theo comes out with a huge amount of shaving cream on his face]
Cliff: [chortling] Just promise me you won't lose the razor in there.
Theo: I put on too much, didn't I?
Cliff: Oh, no. Sometimes I use three to four cans myself.
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