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Below is a complete The Cosby Show episode list that spans the show's entire TV run. Photos from the individual The Cosby Show episodes are listed along with the The Cosby Show episode names when available, as are the dates of the original airing of the episode. The Cosby Show episodes from every season can be seen below, along with fun facts about who directed the episodes, the stars of the and sometimes even information like shooting locations and original air dates. You can vote for any of these items, from “Just Thinking About It (2)” to “Denise Kendall: Babysitter.” Are you remembering a funny scene but can't think of the name that the The Cosby Show episode is from? Scroll below and you'll find what you're looking for.

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Season 2 DVD Extra: Special Co... is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Full List of The Cosby Show Episodes
Season 2 DVD Extra: Special Commentary May 16 1986

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The Cosby Outtakes Show is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Full List of The Cosby Show Episodes
The Cosby Outtakes Show Feb 12 1990

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Season 2 DVD Extra: Outtakes is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Full List of The Cosby Show Episodes
Season 2 DVD Extra: Outtakes May 16 1986

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The Cosby Show: A Look Back is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Full List of The Cosby Show Episodes
The Cosby Show: A Look Back May 19 2002 - A retrospective of the phenomenally popular 1984-1992 situation comedy, "The Cosby Show," complete with memorable clips, bloopers and comments from series stars, producers and Bill

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The Last Laugh Memories Of The... is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Full List of The Cosby Show Episodes
The Last Laugh Memories Of The Cosby Show Apr 30 1992

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Bill Cosby Himself (1983) is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Full List of The Cosby Show Episodes
Bill Cosby Himself (1983) May 20 1983

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Season 2 DVD Extra: New Interv... is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Full List of The Cosby Show Episodes
Season 2 DVD Extra: New Interview with Director Jay Sandrich May 16 1986

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Season 2 DVD Extra: Special Fe... is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Full List of The Cosby Show Episodes
Season 2 DVD Extra: Special Feature May 16 1986

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Bill Cosby 49 (1987) is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Full List of The Cosby Show Episodes
Bill Cosby 49 (1987) Apr 01 1987

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Season 2 DVD Extra: Cliff's Pa... is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Full List of The Cosby Show Episodes
Season 2 DVD Extra: Cliff's Parenting Tips May 16 1986

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Bad Dreams is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Full List of The Cosby Show Episodes
Bad Dreams Oct 04 1984 - Vanessa claims that she is old enough to watch a scary movie, but Cliff still forbids it. Vanessa sneaks out anyway, but ends up having nightmares as a result.

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Is That My Boy? is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Full List of The Cosby Show Episodes
Is That My Boy? Oct 11 1984 - Freshman Theo tries out for the football team and makes it. Cliff is overjoyed, but his pride falters when he discovers his son will never be a star. Theo, however, is just happy being on the

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A Shirt Story is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Full List of The Cosby Show Episodes
A Shirt Story Oct 18 1984 - Theo wants to impress a girl by wearing an expensive shirt by designer Gordon Gartrelle. Since Cliff and Clair will not pay for it, Denise offers to make a copy of the shirt for him. Guest ...more

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Breaking With Tradition is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Full List of The Cosby Show Episodes
Breaking With Tradition Oct 25 1984 - Cliff's father, Russell, pays a visit and begins questioning Cliff about the kids' college choices. He asks Denise about Hillman, his and Cliff's alma mater. Denise is dead-set against it at ...more

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One More Time is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Full List of The Cosby Show Episodes
One More Time Nov 01 1984 - While Clair cares for a friend's baby, she begins to consider having another. Cliff desperately tries to talk her out of it, claiming that babies are "false advertising." Clair's ...more

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Play It Again, Vanessa is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Full List of The Cosby Show Episodes
Play It Again, Vanessa Nov 08 1984 - Vanessa plays clarinet in the school's orchestra. Though she tries her best and practices daily, she simply cannot play the instrument. She plays an embarrassing solo at the school concert, but ...more

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How Ugly Is He? is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Full List of The Cosby Show Episodes
How Ugly Is He? Nov 15 1984 - Denise has a new boyfriend, David, but is reluctant to bring him home. She fears that Cliff will, like always, make fun of the boy and ruin her chances with him. Cliff and Clair are initially ...more

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Bon Jour Sondra is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Full List of The Cosby Show Episodes
Bon Jour Sondra Nov 22 1984 - Sondra, the eldest Huxtable child makes her first appearance when she visits home for Thanksgiving. She plans on going to Paris for the summer, and hopes that her parents will support the

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You're Not a Mother Night is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Full List of The Cosby Show Episodes
You're Not a Mother Night Dec 06 1984 - Clair is exhausted from constantly caring for the children. Cliff decides to take her out on the town for "You're Not a Mother Night." They go to a fancy restaurant and hotel. While ...more

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Rudy's Sick is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Full List of The Cosby Show Episodes
Rudy's Sick Dec 13 1984 - Clair could be named partner at her law firm if an interview goes well-but Rudy is sick! Cliff vows to take care of her while Clair works, and engages in some unique doctoring methods. Clair is ...more

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Father's Day is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Full List of The Cosby Show Episodes
Father's Day Dec 20 1984 - Cliff complains about the poor quality of his annual Father's Day gifts. He challenges the children to find some better presents for a December Father's Day. They give him thoughtful-if not ...more

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Independence Day is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Full List of The Cosby Show Episodes
Independence Day Jan 10 1985 - Theo gets his ear pierced to impress a girl, but Denise thinks it might be infected. She is correct, and Theo must go to Cliff. Cliff hopes that Grandpa Huxtable will punish Theo, but the old ...more

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Physician of the Year is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Full List of The Cosby Show Episodes
Physician of the Year Jan 17 1985 - Cliff is set to receive an important award, but a woman goes into labor right before the ceremony. Theo delivers his speech for him. Aleta Mitchell as Mrs. Randall, Elisa de la Roche as Nurse, ...more

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Jitterbug Break is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Full List of The Cosby Show Episodes
Jitterbug Break Jan 31 1985 - Cliff tries to impress Denise's friends by teaching them how to jitterbug. Some of Clair's friends also show off their dance moves. Soon, the whole house is full of dancers. Blair Underwood as ...more

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Theo and the Joint is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Full List of The Cosby Show Episodes
Theo and the Joint Feb 07 1985 - Clair discovers a marijuana joint in one of Theo's school books. She and Cliff confront him about it, and accept his explanation—another boy slipped it in. Theo confronts the boy and brings him ...more

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Vanessa's New Class is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Full List of The Cosby Show Episodes
Vanessa's New Class Feb 14 1985 - Vanessa is placed in an advanced science class. She creates a model of the solar system, but learns that she will have to work harder than ever if she hopes to succeed. First appearance of Pam ...more

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Clair's Case is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Full List of The Cosby Show Episodes
Clair's Case Feb 21 1985 - A sneaky mechanic tries to swindle Sondra. It's Clair to the rescue as the two battle in court. David Langston Smyrl as the man in court, Shawn Elliott as Mr. Wilson, Alan North as Judge

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Back to the Track, Jack is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Full List of The Cosby Show Episodes
Back to the Track, Jack Feb 28 1985 - Cliff's college track coach contacts him and asks to run in a charity event between Hillman and its rival, Norton College. Heathcliff "Combustible Huxtable" trains, but soon learns ...more

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The Younger Woman is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Full List of The Cosby Show Episodes
The Younger Woman Mar 14 1985 - Cliff and Clair receive a visit from an old friend-and he has a new girlfriend that is half his age. They are initially suspicious, but learn that judging by appearances isn't always right.

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Slumber Party is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Full List of The Cosby Show Episodes
Slumber Party Mar 28 1985 - Rudy invites all of her friends over for a slumber party. It's Cliff's job to watch over them, and he demonstrates some unique games to wrangle the youngsters. In the end, Russell drops by and ...more

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Mr. Quiet is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Full List of The Cosby Show Episodes
Mr. Quiet May 02 1985 - Cliff, Clair, and the Huxtable clan volunteer at a local community center. There, a battered boy tries to find help, and the owner—Tony Castillo—does his best to lend assistance.

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Cliff's Birthday is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Full List of The Cosby Show Episodes
Cliff's Birthday May 09 1985 - Cliff is turning 48, and as usual, he is trying to find out what his birthday present is ahead of time. Clair, with the help of the kids, orchestrates a huge trick. Cliff is fooled, and doesn't ...more

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Pilot is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Full List of The Cosby Show Episodes
Pilot Sep 20 1984 - Clair is furious when Theo brings home a report card with 4 D's. He tells Cliff that he has no intention of going to college, as he feels that he is destined to be a ""regular ...more

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Mr. Fish (a.k.a. Goodbye, Mr.... is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Full List of The Cosby Show Episodes
Mr. Fish (a.k.a. Goodbye, Mr. Fish) Sep 27 1984 - When Rudy's pet fish, Lamont, dies, Cliff tries to bring the family together for a funeral in the bathroom. The festivities end when Rudy gets bored and leaves to watch TV.

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First Day of School is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Full List of The Cosby Show Episodes
First Day of School Sep 26 1985 - Cliff and Clair are overjoyed with the arrivial of the new school year, as their children are finally out of the house.

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The Juicer is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Full List of The Cosby Show Episodes
The Juicer Oct 03 1985 - Cliff, who has a fetish for electronic appliances, buys a juicer. Rudy and Peter, bored from Vanessa's inattentive baby-sitting, decide to use it even they are not allow to use appliances. David ...more

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Happy Anniversary is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Full List of The Cosby Show Episodes
Happy Anniversary Oct 10 1985 - For Russell and Anna's 49th wedding anniversary, the family commissions a portrait of the couple as newlyweds, and offers them a cruise to Europe. Later in the evening, the whole family performs ...more

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Cliff in Love is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Full List of The Cosby Show Episodes
Cliff in Love Oct 17 1985 - Sondra breaks up with her boyfriend Elvin and is depressed, taking it out on the family. Cliff and Clair aren't exactly unhappy; they find Elvin rather annoying. Later, he appears at the house ...more

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Theo and the Older Woman is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Full List of The Cosby Show Episodes
Theo and the Older Woman Oct 24 1985 - When friend Suzanne accompanies Denise to observe the Huxtables' normal behavior, a smitten Theo behaves far from normally. Robin Givens as Suzanne. Blair Underwood as Mark.

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Halloween is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Full List of The Cosby Show Episodes
Halloween Oct 31 1985 - Vanessa has a Halloween party. venessa has a crush on a one Robert Forman, day dreamming about her love she drops an entire tray of glasses and embarrasses herself in front of the guests. Pam ...more

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Rudy Suits Up is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Full List of The Cosby Show Episodes
Rudy Suits Up Nov 07 1985 - Rudy plays football and becomes a star, much to the chagrin of Clair, who worries she'll get hurt. But reluctance turns to excitement when Rudy is the star of her first game. Ethel Ayler as ...more

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Denise Drives is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Full List of The Cosby Show Episodes
Denise Drives Nov 14 1985 - Denise wants to buy a car. She plans to use her savings to do so, but Cliff and Clair quickly point out flaws in her plan. The answer to everyone's problems comes from friend Mr. Lucas, who has ...more

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Clair's Sister is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Full List of The Cosby Show Episodes
Clair's Sister Nov 21 1985 - Clair's sister Sarah gets engaged. First appearance of Joe Williams as Clair's father Al Hanks. Ethel Ayler as Carrie Hanks. Mario Van Peebles as Garvin.

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Clair's Toe is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Full List of The Cosby Show Episodes
Clair's Toe Dec 05 1985 - While preparing to go out on a proposal anniversary dinner, Clair breaks her toe, but tries not to let it upset her routine. In the end, she develops a unique piece of footwear to hide her

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Denise's Friend is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Full List of The Cosby Show Episodes
Denise's Friend Dec 12 1985 - Denise asks Cliff to talk to her friend, who has a medical problem. Cliff diagnoses the girl as having a mild bladder infection, but learns that she was wary of telling her parents without ...more

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Mrs. Westlake is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Full List of The Cosby Show Episodes
Mrs. Westlake Jan 02 1986 - Theo's math teacher comes for dinner, to Theo's extreme consternation. He thinks she plans to tell his parents of a bad grade on a math test. To his surprise, Mrs. Westlake comes to dinner ...more

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The Auction is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Full List of The Cosby Show Episodes
The Auction Jan 09 1986 - Clair bids on a painting by her great-uncle that her grandmother had once owned. Attempting to win her favor, Elvin tries to bake her a cake but fails miserably; he then gets advice from Cliff ...more

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Vanessa's Bad Grade is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Full List of The Cosby Show Episodes
Vanessa's Bad Grade Jan 16 1986 - Vanessa steals a sweater from Denise. The two soon begin to fight. In the end, Rudy's choice of television viewing, the "I Have A Dream" speech, reminds the whole family of what a real ...more

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Theo and Cockroach is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Full List of The Cosby Show Episodes
Theo and Cockroach Jan 30 1986 - Theo and his friend Cockroach scheme to pass a test on William Shakespeare's "Macbeth", which neither one has read. First appearance of Carl Anthony Payne II as Cockroach. Phylicia ...more

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The Dentist is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list Full List of The Cosby Show Episodes
The Dentist Feb 02 1986 - Peter goes to the dentist, but has Rudy come along for moral support so Peter won't be afraid of the dentist anymore. Danny Kaye (in one of his last appearances) as Dr. Burns, who is also ...more