Sep. 20, 1984
30 min.
NBC TV Network

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The Cosby Show - 02x12 Mrs. Westlake

2x12 Mrs. Westlake

4/5 (2 votes)
First Aired: Jan. 02, 1986 on NBC
Summary: Theo's prim and proper math teacher gets invited over to dinner by Cliff.

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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
Anna Maria Westlake played by Sonia Braga
Jack Westlake played by Matt Williams (II)

Episode Quotes

Jack Westlake: Tell them what you did on the weekends!
Anna Maria Westlake: I drove a taxicab! [everyone laughs] One day, this man gets into my cab and says, 'I need to get to the airport, and step on it!' I say, 'you want me to step on the airport?' [more laughs] Then he says, 'I need to get there in a jiffy!' I say, 'this is not a Jiffy, this is a Yellow Cab!' [more laughs]
Clair Hanks Huxtable: So, did that man make it to the airport?
Jack Westlake: Yes, but I missed my flight!
Clair Hanks Huxtable: [obviously addressing Mrs. Westlake] I love your accent. Where are you from?
Jack Westlake: I'm from Indiana.
Anna Maria Westlake: That's why I marry him. I love the way he talks!
Rudy Huxtable: [Rudy is reading a book, while she is lying on top of her father who is sleeping] I gave my cat a ball of...

Rudy Huxtable: Yah... Yah- Daddy?

Rudy Huxtable: Daddy!
Dr. Heathcliff 'Cliff' Huxtable: [wakes up with a start] What's happening?
Rudy Huxtable: What is this word?
Dr. Heathcliff 'Cliff' Huxtable: [reading the book] Yah-arn. Yarn.
Rudy Huxtable: Thanks, Daddy.

Rudy Huxtable: I gave my cat a ball of yarn, she plah...

Rudy Huxtable: Daddy!
Dr. Heathcliff 'Cliff' Huxtable: [wakes up again with a start] Where are you going?


  • In real life, Sonia Braga has never married or had children.
  • Mrs. Westlake's first name is Ana Maria. In real life Sonia Braga's sisters name is Ana Maria
  • During this episode, Matt Williams' character, Jack Westlake, tells Clair he is from Indiana. Williams was born in Evansville, Indiana, in real life.
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