Sep. 20, 1984
30 min.
NBC TV Network

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The Cosby Show - 04x01 Call of the Wild

4x01 Call of the Wild

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First Aired: Sep. 24, 1987 on NBC

Summary: Cliff and Clair throw Sondra and Elvin a party to wish them well before graduate school. But instead of announcing plans to go to medical and law school, Sondra and Elvin announce that they are both dropping out to open a wilderness store. And of course, Cliff and Clair are not happy.…
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Main Characters in this Episode

Guest Stars

Dr. Heathcliff 'Cliff' Huxtable played by Bill Cosby
Elvin Tibideaux played by Geoffrey Owens
Theo Huxtable played by Malcolm-Jamal Warner

Episode Quotes

Sondra Huxtable Tibideaux: Mom...
Clair Huxtable: Yes?
Sondra Huxtable Tibideaux: I'm not going to law school
Clair Huxtable: [Trying to be calm] What?
Sondra Huxtable Tibideaux: I decided not to go to law school
Clair Huxtable: What do you mean you decided not to go to law school?
Sondra Huxtable Tibideaux: Well this is our dream. So I'm going to take a temporary job while the Wilderness Store opens then I'll be working side by side with my husband
Clair Huxtable: Sondra what are you saying? You have always wanted to go to law school, you haven't talked about anything else!
Sondra Huxtable Tibideaux: I changed my mind
Clair Huxtable: Change it back! After all that money we spent sending you to Princeton? Sondra, you owe US seventy-nine thousand six hundred and forty-eight dollars and twenty-two cents! And I want my money NOW!


  • The title is from the Jack London novel The Call of the Wild set in the 19th century Alaska territory.
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