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 6
The Cosby Show - 06x12 Getting to Know You

6x12 Getting to Know You

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4.67/5 (3 votes)
First Aired: Dec. 14, 1989 on NBC
Summary: The Huxtable women convince Elvin to dress up like an elf to visit sick children. At first, he is apprehensive, but he then gets to like the idea of helping sick children's days better. Meanwhile, two women hit on Cliff and Martin while they are out having coffee.

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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
Lt. Martin Kendall played by Joseph C. Phillips
Theo Huxtable played by Malcolm-Jamal Warner
Fran played by Tracey Ross

Episode Quotes

Cliff: A man with many goats gave my daughter away in my place.
Vanessa Huxtable: Yes!
Clair Hanks Huxtable: NO!
Cliff: [to his "new" son-in-law] This is not a loan!

Trivia

  • The title is from a song from Rodgers and Hamerstein's 1951 musical The King and I starring Gertrude Lawrence and Yul Bryner. The original Broadway production opened at the St. James Theater on March 29, 1951, ran for 1246 performances and won the 1952 Tony Award (New York City) for the Best Musical.
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