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"The Cosby Show" The Auction (1986)

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Original Air Date:
9 January 1986 (Season 2, Episode 13)
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. Full summary » | Full synopsis »
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Episode Crew
Directed by
Jay Sandrich 
Writing credits
Ed. Weinberger (created by) &
Michael Leeson (created by) and
Bill Cosby (created by) (as Dr. William H. Cosby Jr. Ed.D.)

Gary Kott  written by

Produced by
Marcy Carsey .... executive producer
Carmen Finestra .... producer
Caryn Mandabach .... producer
John Markus .... co-executive producer
Nick O'Gorman .... associate producer
Tom Werner .... executive producer
Matt Williams .... co-producer
Film Editing by
John Michel 
Casting by
Tim Flack 
Julie Hughes 
Barry Moss 
Lois Planco 
Production Design by
Garvin Eddy 
Costume Design by
Sarah Lemire 
Makeup Department
Alan D'Angerio .... hair stylist
C. Romania Ford .... makeup artist
Diane Ford .... makeup artist
Production Management
Henry Chan .... post-production supervisor
Leslie Haber .... unit manager
Marilynn Loncar .... executive in charge of production
John Michel .... post-production supervisor
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Carl Lauten .... associate director
Art Department
Rosaria Sinisi .... assistant production designer
Sound Department
Rich Jacob .... audio
Franklin Jones Jr. .... dubbing mixer
Casting Department
Jeff Oshen .... casting associate
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Ellen Anton .... wardrobe
Paul Buboltz .... wardrobe
Pamela Colangelo .... assistant costume designer
Music Department
Bill Cosby .... composer: theme music
Stu Gardner .... composer: theme music
Stu Gardner .... musical director
Arthur Lisi .... musical director
Other crew
Lauren Eve Anderson .... assistant to producers
Laura Black .... assistant to producers
Electa Brown .... stage manager
Michael G. Burns .... assistant to producers
Collette Coleman .... assistant to producers
Bill Cosby .... executive consultant (as William H. Cosby Jr.)
Courtney Flavin .... assistant to producers
Christopher Gambale .... assistant to Bill Cosby
Laurie Gilbert .... production associate (as Laurie E. Gilbert)
Linda Hahon .... assistant to producers
Gary Kott .... story editor
Cynthia Harvin Kraus .... assistant to producers
Jim Marshall .... technical director
Carol McKechnie .... assistant to producers
Carla Myres .... production coordinator
Andy Nugent .... assistant to producers
Alvin F. Poussaint .... production consultant (as Alvin F. Poussaint M.D.)
Alvin F. Poussaint .... production consultant
Richard Quan .... assistant to producers
Katherine Rezucha .... assistant to producers
Martha Ripp .... assistant to producers
Matt Robinson .... executive story consultant
Elliot Shoenman .... creative consultant
Brenda Thomas .... assistant to producers
Chuck Vinson .... stage manager (as Chuck Rallen Vinson)

Series Crew
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Music Department
Chris Tergesen .... music engineer
Production CompaniesDistributors

Additional Details

22 min
Aspect Ratio:
1.33 : 1 See more »
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Did You Know?

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