The Cosby Show

Season 1 Episode 19

Clair's Case

Aired Thursday 8:00 PM Feb 21, 1985 on NBC



  • Trivia

    • David Langston Smyrl later appears as Chester in "Mr. Quiet" and as Sam Lucas in recurring episodes of seasons two and three. Here, he portrays a noisy courtroom observer.

    • Once Clair finds out what the meal Cliff prepared was, she says she's going upstairs to get some of Theo's sandwich. Theo's sandwich has anchovies in it, and we later find out that Clair really hates anchovies.

    • In the court scene, Clair asks the mechanic about the engine's serial numbers and it is proved that had lied, Sondra asks, "What does all this mean?" How could Sondra not know what her mother's game plan was? Wouldn't she have told her as soon as she found out the serial number was fake? Maybe she wanted to keep Sondra in suspense.

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