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.

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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 ...
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Slide Hampton ...
Russell's Trombone
Jimmy Oliver ...
Spencer Cunninghham (as Jimmy 'Badman' Oliver)
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Russell Huxtable (Cliff's Dad) has an off night on stage at the Jazz club. His usual flair for the trombone eluded him and his playing was less than he can accept. He's due to play one more time and then retire from performing. With help from his wife Anna, he keeps in practice for the big night. Will Russell blow up a storm or blow his big finale? Written by happipuppi13

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13 February 1986 (USA)  »

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The episode's title is a reference to "Play it again, Sam", a quote from Casablanca (1942) See more »

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Dr. Heathcliff 'Cliff' Huxtable: I'm not stubborn.
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References Casablanca (1942) See more »

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