Sep. 20, 1984
30 min.
NBC TV Network

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The Cosby Show - 06x26 The Storyteller

6x26 The Storyteller

2/5 (1 vote)
First Aired: May. 03, 1990 on NBC

Summary: When Gramtee, Cliff's great aunt, visits, everyone is excited about celebrating her 98th birthday. She ends up telling embarrassing stories about Cliff from when he was little, and captivates the children's attention with stories of relatives who were in slavery. Meanwhile, Olivia doesn't…
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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
Aunt Gramtee played by Minnie Gentry
Soloist played by Mavis Staples
Preacher played by Eugene Callendar
Winnie Tibideaux played by Monique Reynolds

Episode Quotes

Aunt Gramtee: During slavery, did you know that it was illegal to teach slaves how to read?
Rudy Huxtable: It was illegal to learn to read?
Aunt Gramtee: Oh yes.
Aunt Gramtee: Well this is a pleasant way to wake up... unless I'm looking at an angel in Heaven.
Olivia Kendall: No, it's me, Olivia.
Aunt Gramtee: Rudy, I hear your performance at school is slipping. Now you straighten up and fly right.
Rudy Huxtable: Yes ma'am.
Aunt Gramtee: [Theo laughs] Theo...
Theodore 'Theo' Huxtable: Gramtee! I'm doing my best. But I have a learning disability.
Aunt Gramtee: Well you STILL have to work hard.
Theodore 'Theo' Huxtable: Yes ma'am.
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