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1990

4 Jan. 1990
Elvin Pays for Dinner
Vanessa & Rudy comes to Sondra's house to babysit because Sondra & Elvin had planned to go to dinner with Elvin's old girlfriend & her sister but at the last minute she cancels her plans and suggests her husband go alone. Elvin goes to dinner but when he comes back he finds his lady angry. The next day Elvin & Sondra visit the Huxtable's house where Cliff tries to explain to him how women think.
 
11 Jan. 1990
Cliff's Nightmare
Cliff comes back from the hospital at three in the morning and decides to eat a sausage sandwich. Unfortunately that sandwich becomes responsible for the weirdest dream Cliff ever had.
 
18 Jan. 1990
Denise Kendall: Singles Counselor
Denise & Vanessa are in the cafeteria when Vanessa sees a boy she seems to like but she's too shy to go to his table; so she asks advice from her big sister.
 
25 Jan. 1990
The Birthday Party
It's Olivia's birthday and all she wants is a brand new tricycle, which she has all her friends help her search the entire house for when Cliff, who's supposed to be babysitting her guests, falls asleep.
 
1 Feb. 1990
Not Everybody Loves the Blues
Theo is upset his girlfriend might go to graduate school in another town. He and Elvin go to a nightclub; they hear the King of the Blues Riley Jackson. Turns out Cliff and Clair know Riley. He visits the family, helps Theo with his blues.
 
8 Feb. 1990
Rudy's Walk on the Wild Side
Rudy wants a sweater with fish that light up that are on sale at the mall, but she doesn't have enough money to buy it and becomes so desperate, she steals $2.30 out of the money Clair left out for the dry cleaning.
 
15 Feb. 1990
Mr. Sandman
Mrs. McGee (Rudy's teacher) call the Huxtables to report them that Rudy has not been attending at the dance lessons, so Cliff takes Rudy to to the dancing lessons and get a little carried away.
 
22 Feb. 1990
Isn't It Romantic?
Cliff, Martin & Elvin place a bet between them on who can buy a romantic present to each of their wife within twenty-five dollars limit. Who ever wins will be called "The Emperor of Romance".
 
15 Mar. 1990
Theo's Dirty Laundry
When Cliff finds women's lingerie in Theo's laundry, he and Clair soon realize that their son has moved in with his girlfriend, Justine. Meanwhile, Denise announces her plans to become a special education teacher
 
22 Mar. 1990
What It's All About
Clair comes home from work exhausted and needs to rest but her family do not understand her so Cliff sends her to a friends combine around the lake far away from home to relax.
 
5 Apr. 1990
Off to See the Wretched
Vanessa and her friends plot to go to a concert. They don't tell their parents it's in Baltimore, but they find out in a dramatic way.
 
19 Apr. 1990
The Moves
Claire receives an important case by representing a client who wants to protect a community center with a childhood playground which is about to be torn down and in it's place they will build an office center. Meanwhile Cliff's neighbor take Cliff out to buy a sports car.
 
26 Apr. 1990
Live and Learn
Denise gets very excited about wanting to be an instructor to work with children who have learning disabilities but cannot understand that in order to teach she must have a college degree.
 
3 May 1990
The Storyteller
Cliff's great-aunt, Gramtee, comes to visit and everyone is excited - except Olivia. Olivia wants to go to the zoo instead of a planned church visit. Gramtee tells stories of Cliff as a child and of a relative who was a slave years ago.
 
20 Sep. 1990
Same Time Next Year
Cliff ships Vanessa to Lincoln University in Pennsylvania; Rudy has a "developmental" issue that keeps her from going to school.
 
27 Sep. 1990
Bird in the Hand
Cliff is set to go to an auction for a priceless Charlie Parker album, but a slight detour to Olivia's school keeps him from it.
 
4 Oct. 1990
The Last Barbecue
Theo hires a stripper for Martin's bachelor party, which upsets Sondra and Denise when neither Martin or Elvin object to the idea; all this goes on as Cliff and Claire prepare a family BBQ. "Bud" gets a great punchline.
 
11 Oct. 1990
Period of Adjustment
Cousin Pam is introduced, as she moves in due to her grandmother's illness, her mother goes to California to take care of her.
 
18 Oct. 1990
It's All in the Game
Cliff & Clair are away on a weekend vacation. When they return, their home seemed to have self destructed - Olivia and the washing machine, Theo taking multiple items to his place, Vanessa and car damage, etc. Cliff & Clair hold a meeting.
 
25 Oct. 1990
Getting the Story
Rudy and Kenny has to follow one of their parents for a school project, but get disappointed when Clair's lawyer job turns out to be far from an Arnold Schwarzenegger movie.
 
1 Nov. 1990
Just Thinking About It
Pam still thinks about having sex with Slide. Cliff says she should see a gynecologist for safe sex info. Pam ends up getting condoms and tells Slide he must use them. He refuses and they break up. Slide apologizes but still pressures her.
 
8 Nov. 1990
The Infantry Has Landed (and They've Fallen Off the Roof)
Rudy starts her periods, and Clair wants to have a traditional women's only day to celebrate her womanhood. Rudy wants no part of it and says she understand everything and needs nothing from her mother. Rudy trusts her friends information.
 
15 Nov. 1990
You Can Go Home Again
Denise & Martin want to move to their own apartment. They find rents too high and a place too small. Rudy makes plans to move into their bedroom once they move out.
 
29 Nov. 1990
It's a Boy
A Cliff's friend learns he and his wife are going to have a baby boy. The father worries he is not athletic enough to teach the boy sports when he is older so he asks Cliff to teach him. Theo tells the father sports is not the only thing.
 
6 Dec. 1990
Clair's Liberation
Clair has started menopause. The children talk to each other about menopausal women, hot flashes, confusion, crabbiness, etc. Cliff & Claire play a joke on the kids by pretending she is insane. Aaron, Pam's boyfriend, turns on the romance.
 
13 Dec. 1990
It's Your Move
Sondra makes plans for she & Elvin to help friends move, but Elvin just wants to join the guys to watch the football playoff game. When they arrive to help with the move, their friends have not even started to pack.
 

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