The Cosby Show

The Cosby Show: A Look Back

Season 8, Ep 26, Aired 5/19/02
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  • Episode Description
  • In this two-hour special, cast and crew members and frequent guest stars reminisce about their experiences on the show; and discuss its impact on the sitcom genre and the way it re-shaped society's perceptions of African Americans. Celebrity fans also share their feelings about the series.

  • Cast & Crew
  • Lisa Bonet

    Denise Huxtable Kendall (seasons 1 - 3, 6 - 7, recurring seasons 4 - 5)

  • Bill Cosby

    Dr. Heathcliff "Cliff" Huxtable

  • Keshia Knight Pulliam

    Rudith Lillian "Rudy" Huxtable

  • Phylicia Rashad

    Clair Olivia Hanks Huxtable

  • Malcolm-Jamal Warner

    Theodore Aloysius "Theo" Huxtable

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  • Trivia & Quotes
  • Quotes (9)

    • (Five year old Keshia during the audition) Director: Who are you looking at over there? Keshia: That's me! How can you make me on the TV?

    • (Blooper) Theo: (pointing to Cockroach) Nice to meet you. Have you met Theo?

    • (Cliff talking to Clair - taken from an episode on the show) Cliff: (enthused) You're a genius and I'm a genius because I married you!

    • (Blooper: Cliff and Clair are listing the activities Denise has given up on throughout her life.) Cliff: Guitar Clair: Skiing Cliff: Tennis Clair: Uh, uh, uh, uh, ballet! (Cliff and Clair break down laughing)

    • (Blooper: Cliff has a chessboard in front of him on the living room coffee table.) Director (off camera): Okay, now take the black pieces off. Cliff: (pretends to be offended) Take the black pieces off?? (Cliff takes the white chess pieces off the board)

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    Notes (2)

    • The opening for the show features clips of each cast member (when they were on the show), as well as shots of them now. Music from the various openings are used.

    • Lisa Bonet, Joseph C. Phillips and Erika Alexander only appear in clips from past episodes.

    Trivia (1)

    • In her comments about Bill Cosby's character, Phylicia Rashad made a statement that "Clifford" was sly. However, it had been established throughout the series that Cliff's full name was Heathcliff and not Clifford.

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    • PatriciaRicha4 Jun 22, 2014

      My favorite episode on Cosby is when rudy was home sick. Cliff spent the morning with her and that afternoon CLiff had to work so he put rudy on the livingroom couch which was an island with sharks swimming around the island. He told her not to get off the couch.