4x12 The Locker Room
First Aired: Dec. 10, 1987 on NBC
Summary: Theo is not happy when Vanessa accepts a date with a guy in his locker room named Lyle who has a reputation of regaling guys with stories about his exploits with girls. Meanwhile, Cliff tries to find out how Rudy did a magic trick.
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- The title comes from the common idiom that no matter what the problems with the performers and backstage personnel, the show is more important because their as "No people like show people."
- Near the end of the scene where Cliff is running over his rules with Rudy and her friends, Cosby runs into some trouble when there is a slight pause, revealing young Alex Germain forgot his line of "Let the show begin!" Cosby attempts to remind Germain by asking, "And what do you have to say?" Germain, however, doesn't catch the hint and responds, "I don't know." Cosby avoids an outtake by deciding to feed Germain the line, after which Germain finally remembers and repeats.