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The Cosby Show Season 6 episodes

The Storyteller Season 6, Episode 26

Ninety-eight-year-old Aunt Gramtee (Minnie Gentry) teaches the family a bit about history, and Olivia a lesson about skipping church. Gospel singer Mavis Staples performs. Olivia: Raven-Symone. Cliff: Bill Cosby. read more

Live and Learn Season 6, Episode 25

A drummer (Max Roach) and a rapping math instructor (Wilton Banks) figure in Denise's ideas about an education alternative. Lisa Bonet, Bill Cosby. Clair: Phylicia Rashad. Rudy: Keshia Knight Pulliam. read more

The Moves Season 6, Episode 24

Clair and Bernadette Foley (Mercedes Ruehl) test their legal mettle---and their friendship---in negotiations over a proposed building; Cliff advises a neighbor (Wallace Shawn) on changing his "too civilized" image. read more

Off to See the Wretched Season 6, Episode 23

Vanessa (Tempestt Bledsoe) and her friends sneak off to Baltimore to see a rock show, but they are beset by a series of disasters. Janet: Pam Potilo. Kara: Elizabeth Narvaez. Clair: Phylicia Rashad. Cliff: Bill Cosby. read more

What's It All About? Season 6, Episode 22

It's the family to the rescue when Clair (Phylicia Rashad) shows signs of burnout. Bill Cosby, Keshia Knight Pulliam, Tempestt Bledsoe. Theo: Malcolm-Jamal Warner. read more

Theo's Dirty Laundry Season 6, Episode 21

Theo's laundry reveals his living arrangements with Justine (Michelle Thomas); Denise reveals her latest true calling. Malcolm-Jamal Warner, Lisa Bonet. Eydie: Georgia Strauss. Paula: Victoria Rowell. Olivia: Raven-Symone. read more

Isn't It Romantic? Season 6, Episode 20

Theo wants to know if there's romance after marriage, so Cliff, Elvin and Martin compete for the title of most romantic husband. Theo: Malcolm-Jamal Warner. Elvin: Geoffrey Owens. Denise: Lisa Bonet. read more

Mr. Sandman Season 6, Episode 19

Sandman Sims steps onto the scene as Cliff's choice to be dance teacher for Olivia (Raven-Symone) and Rudy (Keshia Knight Pulliam). Cliff: Bill Cosby. read more

Rudy's Walk on the Wild Side Season 6, Episode 18

Vanessa tries to wangle money for a new CD, while Rudy barters with Kenny (Deon Richmond) for a sweatshirt. Kim: Naoka Nakagawa. Davina: Nicole Leach. Andy: Gilbert Cruz. Vanessa: Tempestt Bledsoe. read more

Not Everybody Loves the Blues Season 6, Episode 17

B.B. King plays blues singer Riley Jackson, whose singing just might be the cure for Theo and love-starved Vanessa (Tempestt Bledsoe). Kenny: Deon Richmond. Elvin: Geoffrey Owens. read more

The Birthday Party Season 6, Episode 16

Denise insists that she and Martin don't need help throwing a fourth-birthday party for Olivia, but Cliff and Clair have their doubts when they hear the planned menu. Kentaro: Kentaro David Yoshida. Kai: Kai Reevey. read more

Denise Kendall: Singles Counselor Season 6, Episode 15

Denise plays singles counselor when Vanessa wants to meet a cute guy who wants to take her out, but he has to dump his girlfriend first. Shana: Malinda Williams. Denise: Lisa Bonet. Olivia: Raven-Symone. read more

Cliff's Nightmare Season 6, Episode 14

A late-night snack gives Cliff nightmares, including one in which he converses with a sandwich (Richard Hunt). Hippocritic Oaf: Kevin Clash. Monster 1: David Rudman. Monster 2: Noel Mac Neal. Cliff: Bill Cosby. read more

Elvin Pays for Dinner Season 6, Episode 13

Sondra lets Elvin go out with his school pal and her sister; and Vanessa introduces Rudy to "old movies that are so glamorous." Judy: Brenda Braxton. Sondra: Sabrina LeBeauf. read more

Getting to Know You Season 6, Episode 12

During a day of male bonding, Cliff and Martin get along like Navy buddies. And Olivia is curious about Santa: "Is he white, black, Chinese, what?" Martin: Joseph C. Phillips. Olivia: Raven-Symone. Fran: Tracey Ross. read more

Cliff la Dolce Season 6, Episode 11

With Clair and Denise away, Cliff has adventures in baby-sitting; Vanessa is scheming to go to a college party; Rudy has become quite unpopular in school; and Olivia is bored. Mrs. McGee: Elaine Stritch. Cliff: Bill Cosby. read more

Grampy and Nu Nu Visit the Huxtables Season 6, Episode 10

Denise is edgy about the visit of her in-laws (Moses Gunn, Nancy Wilson) since Martin told her, "My mother can't stand you." Denise: Lisa Bonet. Martin: Joseph C. Phillips. Clair: Phylicia Rashad. Cliff: Bill Cosby. read more

Cliff's Wet Adventure Season 6, Episode 9

Thanksgiving includes 24 pounds of turkey and tons of last-minute guests, including Martin's ex-wife Paula (Victoria Rowell). Martin: Joseph C. Phillips. Cliff: Bill Cosby. Clair: Phylicia Rashad. Denise: Lisa Bonet. read more

The Day the Spores Landed Season 6, Episode 8

Cliff dreams that he, Theo, Elvin and Martin---as well as 11 million other men---are pregnant. Dr. Strauss: Elayne Boosler. Jeffrey Engels: Wallace Shawn. Martin: Joseph C. Phillips. Cliff: Bill Cosby. read more

Shall We Dance? Season 6, Episode 7

Rudy's romance with a classmate (Gee-Jay Thomson) deteriorates into a love-hate-and-more-hate relationship. Mrs. McGee: Elaine Stritch. Rudy: Keshia Knight Pulliam. Cliff: Bill Cosby. Denise: Lisa Bonet. read more

Denise Kendall: Babysitter Season 6, Episode 6

Denise gets a lesson in child care when she agrees to baby-sit for the twins. Miss Talavera: Yamil Borges. Mr. Kaplan: Dennis Wolfberg. Denise: Lisa Bonet. read more

Theo's Gift Season 6, Episode 5

After studying for an exam and still getting a lousy grade, Theo thinks he may have a learning disability. Mrs. Roscoe: Alva Chinn. Justine: Michelle Thomas. Theo: Malcolm-Jamal Warner. read more

Denise Kendall: Navy Wife Season 6, Episode 4

Cliff's afraid the Kendalls will never leave after their plans to move to a naval base are thrown off course by Denise's forgetfulness. Capt. Turvey: Charles Brown. Martin: Joseph C. Phillips. read more

I'm In With the In Crowd Season 6, Episode 3

Vanessa learns the ABCs of drinking when she and some girlfriends spice up a party by playing the "Alphabet Game." Kara: Elizabeth Narvaez. Olivia: Raven-Symone. Janet: Pam Potillo. Susan: Lisa Rieffel. read more

Surf's Up Season 6, Episode 2

Anthony Quinn appears as Theo's landlord, who takes exception to Theo's housecleaning techniques and evicts him. Danny: Keith Diamond. Glenn: Spike Alexander. Martin: Joseph C. Phillips. Olivia: Raven-Symone. read more

Denise: The Saga Continues Season 6, Episode 1

Denise returns home from Africa---with a husband and stepdaughter. Martin: Joseph C. Phillips. Olivia: Raven-Symone. Cliff: Bill Cosby. read more

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Premiered: September 20, 1984, on NBC
Rating: TV-G
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Premise: 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 focused on obstetrician Cliff Huxtable and his wife, Claire, a lawyer, as they raised their kids with loving firmness. The series debuted in September 1984, ran for eight seasons and produced one spin-off, `A Different World.'

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