Type
Scripted
Premiered
Sep. 20, 1984
Status
Canceled/Ended
Runtime
30 min.
Country
USA
Network
NBC TV Network
Genre

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The Cosby Show » Season 1
The Cosby Show - 01x04 Is That My Boy?

1x04 Is That My Boy?

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2.5/5 (2 votes)
First Aired: Oct. 11, 1984 on NBC
Summary: Cliff is extremely excited when Theo makes the freshman football team.

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Main Characters in this Episode



Guest Stars

Dr. Heathcliff 'Cliff' Huxtable played by Bill Cosby
Denise Huxtable played by Lisa Bonet
Theo Huxtable played by Malcolm-Jamal Warner

Episode Quotes

Rudy Huxtable: [calling to Vanessa; from upstairs] Vanessa! Vanessa!

Rudy Huxtable: [shouts loudly and impatiently] VANESSA!

Vanessa Huxtable: [shouts] MOM! You tell Rudy to stop saying my name!
Clair Hanks Huxtable: [working at her desk] Cliff?
Dr. Heathcliff 'Cliff' Huxtable (Cosby, Bill): [resting on the couch; smiling] They said 'Mom', dear. Not 'Dad'. That's why they have different names for us. So they can get to who they want.
Clair Hanks Huxtable: But, can't you see I am busy?
Dr. Heathcliff 'Cliff' Huxtable (Cosby, Bill): I'll do them for you.
Clair Hanks Huxtable: You? You hate doing books.
Dr. Heathcliff 'Cliff' Huxtable (Cosby, Bill): [chuckles] It's that everytime I see how they bring a smile to your face, it makes me jealous and want to make books of my own.
Rudy Huxtable: [calls] Vanessa!
Vanessa Huxtable: [calls] Mom!
Dr. Heathcliff 'Cliff' Huxtable (Cosby, Bill): Clair!
Clair Hanks Huxtable: [serious] Cliff.
Dr. Heathcliff 'Cliff' Huxtable (Cosby, Bill): [now serious] You want me to destroy them now?
Clair Hanks Huxtable: Do something!
Dr. Heathcliff 'Cliff' Huxtable (Cosby, Bill): [shouts] Rudy!
Rudy Huxtable: [shouts] Yes?
Dr. Heathcliff 'Cliff' Huxtable (Cosby, Bill): [talking loudly] This is your father talking to you. Get down on your hands and knees. Now Put your ear to the floor. Can you hear me?
Rudy Huxtable: Yes.
Dr. Heathcliff 'Cliff' Huxtable (Cosby, Bill): All right... I am going to say this only one time...

Dr. Heathcliff 'Cliff' Huxtable (Cosby, Bill): STOP IT!
Dr. Heathcliff 'Cliff' Huxtable (Cosby, Bill): [Rudy is keeps calling Vanessa's name. However, there is no answer] Rudy, put your ear down on the floor. Can you hear me?
Rudy Huxtable (Knight Pulliam, Keshia): Yes.
Dr. Heathcliff 'Cliff' Huxtable (Cosby, Bill): [yells] STOP IT!
Denise Huxtable (Bonet, Lisa): Just ignore her.
Dr. Heathcliff 'Cliff' Huxtable (Cosby, Bill): Spoken by a woman with no children!

Trivia

  • Cliff speaks about "The Groverton Game (1958)" with a back field of "Harry Jefferson, Don Council, Toby Wilson, & me." Harry Jefferson and Bill Cosby actually played football together in the US Marine Corps. Don Council and Cosby played football together at Temple University from 1960 to 1962.
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