The Cosby Show

The Cosby Show - NBC

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Series

1984

TVG

Sitcom

An obstetrician and a lawyer raise a family in Brooklyn.

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1984–1992 Series 8 Seasons203 Episodes

Upcoming TV Airings

The airings below are based on a generic national schedule. Times and dates can vary by TV provider.

Tuesday, July 23

Call of the Wild

Season 4 • Episode 1

Sondra and Elvin return from their honeymoon with surprising news for the Huxtables.

Tuesday, July 23

Theogate

Season 4 • Episode 2

Theo comes home late from a cross-country meet and the "family court" convenes to find out why.

Tuesday, July 23

It Ain't Easy Being Green

Season 4 • Episode 3

Rudy plays her parents against each other to wear inappropriate clothes to a party.

Tuesday, July 23

Cliff's Mistake

Season 4 • Episode 4

Cliff misplaces a power drill he borrowed; the children plan a Halloween party.

Tuesday, July 23

Call of the Wild

Season 4 • Episode 1

Sondra and Elvin return from their honeymoon with surprising news for the Huxtables.

Tuesday, July 23

Theogate

Season 4 • Episode 2

Theo comes home late from a cross-country meet and the "family court" convenes to find out why.

Tuesday, July 23

It Ain't Easy Being Green

Season 4 • Episode 3

Rudy plays her parents against each other to wear inappropriate clothes to a party.

Tuesday, July 23

Cliff's Mistake

Season 4 • Episode 4

Cliff misplaces a power drill he borrowed; the children plan a Halloween party.

Wednesday, July 24

Shakespeare

Season 4 • Episode 5

Hillman College's Dr. Foster and his friend help Theo and Cockroach tackle a Shakespeare play.

Wednesday, July 24

That's Not What I Said

Season 4 • Episode 6

Cliff and Clair take out their frustrations on each other after Theo gets into trouble with the law.

Wednesday, July 24

Looking Back

Season 4 • Episode 8

The Huxtables help Elvin understand Sondra by reliving events from the family's past.

Wednesday, July 24

Looking Back

Season 4 • Episode 9

The Huxtables help Elvin understand Sondra by reliving events from the family's past.

Wednesday, July 24

Shakespeare

Season 4 • Episode 5

Hillman College's Dr. Foster and his friend help Theo and Cockroach tackle a Shakespeare play.

Wednesday, July 24

That's Not What I Said

Season 4 • Episode 6

Cliff and Clair take out their frustrations on each other after Theo gets into trouble with the law.

Wednesday, July 24

Looking Back

Season 4 • Episode 8

The Huxtables help Elvin understand Sondra by reliving events from the family's past.

Wednesday, July 24

Looking Back

Season 4 • Episode 9

The Huxtables help Elvin understand Sondra by reliving events from the family's past.

Thursday, July 25

Where's Rudy?

Season 4 • Episode 10

The Huxtables go to the mall to cheer Clair's entry in a winter squash contest; Rudy gets lost.

Thursday, July 25

Bookworm

Season 4 • Episode 14

Clair takes Cliff to the first coed meeting of her book discussion group.

Thursday, July 25

Dance Mania

Season 4 • Episode 11

Theo and Cockroach plan on attending the taping of a TV dance show.

Thursday, July 25

The Locker Room

Season 4 • Episode 12

Theo fears Vanessa's reputation will be ruined when one of his buddies asks her out on a date.

Thursday, July 25

Where's Rudy?

Season 4 • Episode 10

The Huxtables go to the mall to cheer Clair's entry in a winter squash contest; Rudy gets lost.

Thursday, July 25

Bookworm

Season 4 • Episode 14

Clair takes Cliff to the first coed meeting of her book discussion group.

Thursday, July 25

Dance Mania

Season 4 • Episode 11

Theo and Cockroach plan on attending the taping of a TV dance show.

Thursday, July 25

The Locker Room

Season 4 • Episode 12

Theo fears Vanessa's reputation will be ruined when one of his buddies asks her out on a date.

Friday, July 26

The Show Must Go On

Season 4 • Episode 13

Cliff takes Rudy and her friends to a vaudeville show; Vanessa's ex-boyfriend proposes marriage.

Friday, July 26

Twinkle, Twinkle Little Star

Season 4 • Episode 15

Claire and Cliff meet with Rudy's violin teacher (Melba Moore).

Friday, July 26

The Visit

Season 4 • Episode 16

Theo visits a friend (Christopher Collet) hospitalized for cancer.

Friday, July 26

The Drum Major

Season 4 • Episode 17

Vanessa auditions for drum major; Cliff is introduced to one of his father's musician buddies.

Friday, July 26

Live and Learn

Season 6 • Episode 25

Olivia's day-care center becomes the proving ground for Denise's unorthodox teaching style.

Friday, July 26

The Storyteller

Season 6 • Episode 26

The family is regaled with tales of life and Huxtable heritage by Cliff's 98-year-old aunt.

Friday, July 26

Same Time Next Year

Season 7 • Episode 1

Rudy is not looking forward to the first day of sixth grade; Vanessa goes off to college.

Friday, July 26

Bird in the Hand

Season 7 • Episode 2

Cliff's plans to bid on a rare jazz album are sidetracked by "parental" duties.

Friday, July 26

Period of Adjustment

Season 7 • Episode 4

Clair's second cousin Pam (Erika Alexander) becomes the newest member of the Huxtable household.

Friday, July 26

It's All in the Game

Season 7 • Episode 5

Cliff and Clair cannot get the children off their backs after they return from vacation.

Friday, July 26

Getting the Story

Season 7 • Episode 6

In a school assignment, Rudy and Kenny exaggerate Cliff's job.

Friday, July 26

Just Thinking About It

Season 7 • Episode 7

Pam's boyfriend begins to pressure her about having a more physical relationship.

Friday, July 26

Just Thinking About It

Season 7 • Episode 8

As Pam's romance intensifies, she gets practical advice from Cliff and wise counsel from Clair.

Friday, July 26

The Infantry Has Landed (and They've Fallen Off the Roof)

Season 7 • Episode 9

Rudy is not too excited about Clair's planned "women's day.".

Friday, July 26

You Can Go Home Again

Season 7 • Episode 10

Denise and Martin's search for an apartment leads to a cramped trailer.

Friday, July 26

It's a Boy

Season 7 • Episode 11

A neighbor enlists Cliff's help in father-son bonding; Pam meets a prospective beau.

Saturday, July 27

Clair's Liberation

Season 7 • Episode 12

Clair is treated like an old woman after the children discover she is beginning menopause.

Saturday, July 27

It's Your Move

Season 7 • Episode 13

The Huxtable men try to watch a championship football game while helping friends move.

Saturday, July 27

Theo's Final Final

Season 7 • Episode 14

All that stands between Theo and the dean's list is one more final -- and his dream woman.

Saturday, July 27

Attack of the Killer B's

Season 7 • Episode 15

Pam's friends are upset when her good report card reflects attention to her studies.

Saturday, July 27

No More Mr. Nice Guy

Season 7 • Episode 20

Theo's special dinner for his girlfriend (Julie Satterfield) is derailed by a variety of visitors.

Saturday, July 27

Total Control

Season 7 • Episode 16

A high-school coach (John Ritter) applies his tactics to his wife's labor.

Sunday, July 28

An Early Spring

Season 2 • Episode 21

Theo's math test is postponed when his pregnant teacher goes into labor.

Sunday, July 28

Denise's Decision

Season 2 • Episode 25

Cliff and his father complicate Denise's college decision with their advice.

Sunday, July 28

The Card Game

Season 2 • Episode 23

Cliff asks his stuffy former English professor to be his partner in a pinochle game.

Sunday, July 28

Off to the Races

Season 2 • Episode 24

Cliff is determined to settle a score with a former track rival.

Sunday, July 28

Food for Thought

Season 3 • Episode 2

Clair puts Cliff on a diet after a friend suffers a mild heart attack.

Sunday, July 28

Bring 'Em Back Alive

Season 3 • Episode 1

Cliff and the gang comb the house in search of an elusive snake.

Sunday, July 28

Golden Anniversary

Season 3 • Episode 3

Grandma and Grandpa Huxtable celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary.

Sunday, July 28

Man Talk

Season 3 • Episode 4

Theo is torn between two women; Cliff joins Rudy for a spot of tea.

Monday, July 29

Waterworks

Season 4 • Episode 18

Clair and Theo attempt to prevent Cliff from trying to repair a leaky pipe by himself.

Monday, July 29

Once Upon a Time

Season 4 • Episode 19

Rudy's fairy tale comes to life in her dreams -- and her family has starring roles.

Monday, July 29

Petanque

Season 4 • Episode 20

Cliff takes on his friend in petanque, an outdoor bowling game.

Monday, July 29

Trust Me

Season 4 • Episode 21

Clair's friend turns to her for help when she fears her marriage is in trouble.

Monday, July 29

Waterworks

Season 4 • Episode 18

Clair and Theo attempt to prevent Cliff from trying to repair a leaky pipe by himself.

Monday, July 29

Once Upon a Time

Season 4 • Episode 19

Rudy's fairy tale comes to life in her dreams -- and her family has starring roles.

Monday, July 29

Petanque

Season 4 • Episode 20

Cliff takes on his friend in petanque, an outdoor bowling game.

Monday, July 29

Trust Me

Season 4 • Episode 21

Clair's friend turns to her for help when she fears her marriage is in trouble.

Tuesday, July 30

Home for the Weekend

Season 4 • Episode 22

Denise comes home for a visit, but would rather spend time with her friends than her family.

Tuesday, July 30

The Prom

Season 4 • Episode 23

Theo and his pals attempt to impress their dates for the senior prom.

Tuesday, July 30

Gone Fishin'

Season 4 • Episode 24

Theo accidentally catches a corpse while fishing, and the media attention affects the Huxtables.

Tuesday, July 30

Together Again, and Again

Season 5 • Episode 1

Denise shocks everyone when she announces she will not return to Hillman College.

Tuesday, July 30

Home for the Weekend

Season 4 • Episode 22

Denise comes home for a visit, but would rather spend time with her friends than her family.

Tuesday, July 30

The Prom

Season 4 • Episode 23

Theo and his pals attempt to impress their dates for the senior prom.

Tuesday, July 30

Gone Fishin'

Season 4 • Episode 24

Theo accidentally catches a corpse while fishing, and the media attention affects the Huxtables.

Tuesday, July 30

Together Again, and Again

Season 5 • Episode 1

Denise shocks everyone when she announces she will not return to Hillman College.

Wednesday, July 31

The Physical

Season 5 • Episode 2

Cliff (Bill Cosby) frantically gets in shape for his annual physical.

Wednesday, July 31

Rudy's All-Nighter

Season 5 • Episode 3

Rudy invites a precocious friend to have a sleep-over, and Cliff agrees to perform a comedy routine.

Wednesday, July 31

Move It

Season 5 • Episode 4

The family wants better accommodations for Elvin and expectant Sondra.

Wednesday, July 31

Out of Brooklyn

Season 5 • Episode 5

Denise must convince her parents that she has found the perfect job.

Wednesday, July 31

The Physical

Season 5 • Episode 2

Cliff (Bill Cosby) frantically gets in shape for his annual physical.

Wednesday, July 31

Rudy's All-Nighter

Season 5 • Episode 3

Rudy invites a precocious friend to have a sleep-over, and Cliff agrees to perform a comedy routine.

Wednesday, July 31

Move It

Season 5 • Episode 4

The family wants better accommodations for Elvin and expectant Sondra.

Wednesday, July 31

Out of Brooklyn

Season 5 • Episode 5

Denise must convince her parents that she has found the perfect job.

Thursday, August 1

The Birth

Season 5 • Episode 6

The grandparents are surprised when Sondra gives birth to twins.

Thursday, August 1

The Birth

Season 5 • Episode 7

The grandparents are surprised when Sondra gives birth to twins.

Thursday, August 1

Cyranoise De Bergington

Season 5 • Episode 8

Theo wants a date with Julia but needs his best friend's help.

Thursday, August 1

How Do You Get to Carnegie Hall?

Season 5 • Episode 9

A voice teacher (Betty Carter) helps Vanessa and her friends polish a musical act.

Thursday, August 1

The Birth

Season 5 • Episode 6

The grandparents are surprised when Sondra gives birth to twins.

Thursday, August 1

The Birth

Season 5 • Episode 7

The grandparents are surprised when Sondra gives birth to twins.

Thursday, August 1

Cyranoise De Bergington

Season 5 • Episode 8

Theo wants a date with Julia but needs his best friend's help.

Thursday, August 1

How Do You Get to Carnegie Hall?

Season 5 • Episode 9

A voice teacher (Betty Carter) helps Vanessa and her friends polish a musical act.

Friday, August 2

If the Dress Fits, Wear It

Season 5 • Episode 10

Clair hires a fitness instructor (Debbie Allen) to get her back into shape.

Friday, August 2

Is There a Hamster in the House?

Season 5 • Episode 11

The hamster Rudy is watching for a friend falls ill during the night.

Friday, August 2

Truth or Consequences

Season 5 • Episode 12

Vanessa tells a fib so she can rendezvous with her boyfriend.

Friday, August 2

Cliff Babysits

Season 5 • Episode 13

Cliff baby-sits the twins and offers them plenty of grandfatherly advice.

Friday, August 2

Adventures in Babysitting

Season 7 • Episode 17

A horror movie spooks Rudy during her first baby-sitting assignment.

Friday, August 2

27 and Still Cooking

Season 7 • Episode 18

For their 27th anniversary, Cliff and Clair re-create their first.

Friday, August 2

The Return of the Clairettes

Season 7 • Episode 19

Clair recalls old times with high-school friend Kris; Rudy tries to arrange her first date.

Friday, August 2

Home Remedies

Season 7 • Episode 21

When Olivia's cold upsets her plans to sing at an anniversary party, Cliff saves the show.

Friday, August 2

Nightmare on Stigwood Avenue

Season 7 • Episode 22

Rudy dreams that Olivia bewitches the Huxtables and indulges in all sorts of mischief.

Friday, August 2

There's Still No Joy in Mudville

Season 7 • Episode 23

Cliff and Russell recall old-time baseball; guests Frank Robinson, Joe Black.

Friday, August 2

Cliff and Jake

Season 7 • Episode 24

Friends (Red Buttons, E.G. Marshall) whose children are to wed feud.

Friday, August 2

Theo and the Kids

Season 7 • Episode 25

When Theo counsels at a community center, he gets an unexpected reaction from the kids.

Friday, August 2

Theo and the Kids

Season 7 • Episode 26

In his job at the counseling center, Theo befriends a boy with a reading problem.

Friday, August 2

With This Ring?

Season 8 • Episode 1

Vanessa's announcement of her engagement comes as a shock to the family.

Friday, August 2

There's No Place Like Home

Season 8 • Episode 2

Just as Clair is about to get a room of her own, Elvin and Sondra's house plans go awry.

Friday, August 2

Particles in Motion

Season 8 • Episode 3

The air contains hints of romance for Theo; an out-and-out crush for Rudy dashes Kenny's hopes.

Saturday, August 3

Pam Applies to College

Season 8 • Episode 4

Pam's college hopes are dashed; Olivia has "show and tell."

Saturday, August 3

Warning: A Double-Lit Candle Can Cause a Meltdown

Season 8 • Episode 5

Rudy, rebelling against being treated as a child, sneaks out to an over-16 dance club.

Saturday, August 3

It's Apparent to Everyone

Season 8 • Episode 6

Cramped quarters cause short tempers in the Huxtable household.

Saturday, August 3

The Iceman Bricketh

Season 8 • Episode 7

Russell and Carrie scrutinize Vanessa's fiance, who is busy helping Cliff install a refrigerator.

Saturday, August 3

Olivia's Field Trip

Season 8 • Episode 8

Cliff and a neighbor chaperon Olivia's kindergarten field trip.

Saturday, August 3

For Men Only

Season 8 • Episode 9

Cliff's lecture at the community center is met with skepticism.

Sunday, August 4

Mother, May I?

Season 3 • Episode 5

Friends urge Vanessa to wear makeup even though Clair doesn't allow it.

Sunday, August 4

The March

Season 3 • Episode 6

Theo is disappointed after he gets an average grade on a history paper.

Sunday, August 4

Theo's Flight

Season 3 • Episode 7

Theo is inspired by a school speaker and asks his parents for flying lessons.

Sunday, August 4

Vanessa's Rich

Season 3 • Episode 8

Vanessa is labeled a conceited rich girl after two girls visit her home.

Sunday, August 4

Denise Gets a `D'

Season 3 • Episode 9

Denise tries to explain to her parents why she received a below-average grade on an English paper.

Sunday, August 4

A Girl and Her Dog

Season 3 • Episode 10

Rudy finds a lost dog, but has trouble letting go when its owner comes to get it.

Sunday, August 4

War Stories

Season 3 • Episode 11

Cliff's father and his Army buddies trade war stories during a card game.

Sunday, August 4

Cliff in Charge

Season 3 • Episode 12

Cliff and his father take charge of the household while Clair and her mother-in-law are away.

Sunday, August 4

Monster Man Huxtable

Season 3 • Episode 13

Elvin uses Cliff to demonstrate a wrestling move, and shares a secret with Theo.

Sunday, August 4

Rudy Spends the Night

Season 3 • Episode 14

Cliff's parents invite Rudy to spend the night at their house.

Sunday, August 4

Say Hello to a Good Buy

Season 3 • Episode 15

Cliff must bargain with a tough salesman when he goes to buy a new car.

Sunday, August 4

Denise Gets an Opinion

Season 3 • Episode 16

Denise anxiously awaits the arrival of her blind date; Vanessa's ex-boyfriend wants to win her back.

Monday, August 5

Mrs. Huxtable Goes to Kindergarten

Season 5 • Episode 14

Clair appears as a guest panelist on a public affairs TV show.

Monday, August 5

The Lost Weekend

Season 5 • Episode 15

When Cliff and Clair are away, Theo's small gathering erupts into a wild party.

Monday, August 5

No Way, Baby

Season 5 • Episode 16

Cliff tries to coax the grandfather (Sammy Davis Jr.) of a mother-to-be into providing support.

Monday, August 5

Can I Say Something, Please?

Season 5 • Episode 17

Cliff and Clair let Rudy stay up as late as she wants when she complains about all the house rules.

Monday, August 5

Mrs. Huxtable Goes to Kindergarten

Season 5 • Episode 14

Clair appears as a guest panelist on a public affairs TV show.

Monday, August 5

The Lost Weekend

Season 5 • Episode 15

When Cliff and Clair are away, Theo's small gathering erupts into a wild party.

Monday, August 5

No Way, Baby

Season 5 • Episode 16

Cliff tries to coax the grandfather (Sammy Davis Jr.) of a mother-to-be into providing support.

Monday, August 5

Can I Say Something, Please?

Season 5 • Episode 17

Cliff and Clair let Rudy stay up as late as she wants when she complains about all the house rules.

Tuesday, August 6

The Dead End Kids Meet Dr. Lotus

Season 5 • Episode 18

Theo's troubles with Justine (Michelle Thomas) inspire him to visit a voodoo doctor (Moses Gunn).

Tuesday, August 6

The Boys of Winter

Season 5 • Episode 19

Former NBA stars portray doctors who play a basketball game against younger women.

Tuesday, August 6

It Comes and It Goes

Season 5 • Episode 20

Sondra and Elvin get child-rearing advice from their families.

Tuesday, August 6

Theo's Women

Season 5 • Episode 21

Theo's girlfriend (Michelle Thomas) catches him kissing another woman.

Tuesday, August 6

The Dead End Kids Meet Dr. Lotus

Season 5 • Episode 18

Theo's troubles with Justine (Michelle Thomas) inspire him to visit a voodoo doctor (Moses Gunn).

Tuesday, August 6

The Boys of Winter

Season 5 • Episode 19

Former NBA stars portray doctors who play a basketball game against younger women.

Tuesday, August 6

It Comes and It Goes

Season 5 • Episode 20

Sondra and Elvin get child-rearing advice from their families.

Tuesday, August 6

Theo's Women

Season 5 • Episode 21

Theo's girlfriend (Michelle Thomas) catches him kissing another woman.

Wednesday, August 7

Birthday Blues

Season 5 • Episode 22

Cliff tries to ease Clair's 46th-birthday blues by having a friend (Placido Domingo) serenade her.

Wednesday, August 7

A Room With No View

Season 5 • Episode 23

Cliff and Clair come up with a plan to end Vanessa and Rudy's endless bickering.

Wednesday, August 7

What He Did for Love

Season 5 • Episode 24

Theo's friend unwittingly gives an expensive watch to his girlfriend.

Wednesday, August 7

Day of the Locusts

Season 5 • Episode 25

Elvin's mother and Clair use Sondra's strep throat as an excuse to take the babies.

Wednesday, August 7

Birthday Blues

Season 5 • Episode 22

Cliff tries to ease Clair's 46th-birthday blues by having a friend (Placido Domingo) serenade her.

Wednesday, August 7

A Room With No View

Season 5 • Episode 23

Cliff and Clair come up with a plan to end Vanessa and Rudy's endless bickering.

Wednesday, August 7

What He Did for Love

Season 5 • Episode 24

Theo's friend unwittingly gives an expensive watch to his girlfriend.

Wednesday, August 7

Day of the Locusts

Season 5 • Episode 25

Elvin's mother and Clair use Sondra's strep throat as an excuse to take the babies.

Thursday, August 8

57 Varieties

Season 5 • Episode 26

Cliff and Clair are reluctant to let Theo go with his class on an Egyptian archaeological dig.

Thursday, August 8

Denise: The Saga Continues

Season 6 • Episode 1

Denise returns from Africa with a husband (Joseph C. Phillips) and a stepdaughter (Raven-Symone).

Thursday, August 8

Surf's Up

Season 6 • Episode 2

Cliff has to help when Theo and his roommates have trouble with their new landlord.

Thursday, August 8

Denise Kendall: Navy Wife

Season 6 • Episode 4

Cliff spends some quality time alone with his new stepgranddaughter.

Thursday, August 8

57 Varieties

Season 5 • Episode 26

Cliff and Clair are reluctant to let Theo go with his class on an Egyptian archaeological dig.

Thursday, August 8

Denise: The Saga Continues

Season 6 • Episode 1

Denise returns from Africa with a husband (Joseph C. Phillips) and a stepdaughter (Raven-Symone).

Thursday, August 8

Surf's Up

Season 6 • Episode 2

Cliff has to help when Theo and his roommates have trouble with their new landlord.

Thursday, August 8

Denise Kendall: Navy Wife

Season 6 • Episode 4

Cliff spends some quality time alone with his new stepgranddaughter.

Friday, August 9

Theo's Gift

Season 6 • Episode 5

The Huxtables are relieved to learn that Theo's learning problems are due to dyslexia.

Friday, August 9

Denise Kendall: Babysitter

Season 6 • Episode 6

Sondra and Elvin reluctantly enlist Denise when they can't find a baby sitter.

Friday, August 9

Shall We Dance?

Season 6 • Episode 7

Rudy is convinced she's in love with a classmate (Michael A. Moran).

Friday, August 9

Cliff's Wet Adventure

Season 6 • Episode 9

Denise invites Martin's (Joseph C. Phillips) ex-wife, Paula (Victoria Rowell), for Thanksgiving.

Friday, August 9

Olivia Comes Out of the Closet

Season 8 • Episode 10

Singer Miriam Makeba helps Olivia through the crisis of her father's leaving.

Friday, August 9

Two Is a Crowd

Season 8 • Episode 11

Kenny (Deon Richmond) tries to help with Rudy's and Vanessa's romantic problems.

Friday, August 9

Clair's Place

Season 8 • Episode 12

Clair's new room is off limits to everyone, especially when she is in it.

Friday, August 9

Theo's Future

Season 8 • Episode 13

Theo is offered a high-paying job with a large West Coast firm when he attends a corporate party.

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