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Cosby played a doctor and dad in this all-time classic, which was TV's biggest hit in the 1980s and almost single-handedly revived the sitcom genre and NBC's ratings fortunes after ABC passed on the series. Mostly set in a Brooklyn brownstone, the series f (more…)

Premiered: September 20, 1984

Rating: TV-G

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Season 3, Episode 8 Vanessa's Rich

First Aired: November 13, 1986

Vanessa wants to impress two girls and make the pep squad; Rudy wants to learn to play checkers. Cliff: Bill Cosby. Clair: Phylicia Rashad. Vanessa: Tempestt Bledsoe. Paula: Essence Atkins.

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Season 3, Episode 9

November 20, 1986