Doctor Heathcliff and Clair Huxtable, a happily married couple, are raising their children (Sondra, Denise, Theodore, Vanessa, and Rudy). The two oldest daughters eventually live adult lives and get married. As the children get older, the family gets larger and, to the chagrin of Cliff, keep on coming back home when he wants them to move out and live on their own for good.
Last EpisodeTV Special: The Cosby Show: A Look Back Aired: May. 19, 2002
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- Dr. Heathcliff 'Cliff' Huxta…
- Clair Hanks Huxtable
- Rudy Huxtable
- Theodore 'Theo' Huxtable
- Vanessa Huxtable
Series Fun Facts
- Bill Cosby regularly ad-libbed many of his lines. In addition, scenes in which Cliff was shown by himself were largely improvised by Cosby.
- With the exception of Sabrina Le Beauf (eldest child, Sondra) and Keshia Knight Pulliam (youngest child, Rudy), all of the actors who play the Huxtable children are almost or accurately the…
[show]With the exception of Sabrina Le Beauf (eldest child, Sondra) and Keshia Knight Pulliam (youngest child, Rudy), all of the actors who play the Huxtable children are almost or accurately the same age as their real-life counterparts: Lisa Bonet is a year younger than Erinn Cosby, Malcolm-Jamal Warner is a year younger than Ennis Cosby, and Tempestt Bledsoe was born the same year as Ensa Cosby.
- The façade of the Huxtables' home is located at 10 St. Luke's Place in Manhattan, even though the family is supposed to live in Brooklyn.