The Cosby Show: Season 2, Episode 13

The Auction (9 Jan. 1986)

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Clair discovers that a painting by her late great-uncle is going to be auctioned off. She decides to bid on it and make it the family's again at all costs.



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Clair discovers that a painting by her late great-uncle, which her grandmother sold years ago due to debts, is going to be auctioned off. To restore its rightful ownership to the family, she decides to go to Sotheby's with the family and bid on it but discovers on the way that other people have an interest in owning it as well. Will Clair save this precious piece of her family history? Written by happipuppi13

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Comedy | Family



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9 January 1986 (USA)  »

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