The Cosby Show

Season 5 Episode 13

Cliff Babysits

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Aired Thursday 8:00 PM Jan 12, 1989 on NBC
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Russell gets eight tickets to the sold-out Michael Jackson concert from a friend. They are one ticket short of being able to take the whole family, so Clair suggests that she and Cliff babysit and let Sondra and Elvin go to the show. Kenny takes the extra ticket. Elvin is afraid to leave the twins for an evening, but Sondra convinces him that they need to get out. Kenny becomes jealous when Rudy pays extra attention to her appearance in the hopes of attracting Michael. Kenny accuses her of failing to recognize that Kenny is the "real thing," and vows to leave her for Whitney Houston. Clair has to go to work to deal with an emergency after another lawyer becomes ill, leaving Cliff alone with Nelson and Winnie. He tries his best to keep them entertained. He tells them a story about his brother, James Theodore Huxtable, who died of rheumatic fever at the age of seven.moreless

Who was the Episode MVP ?

Lisa Bonet

Lisa Bonet

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

Bill Cosby

Bill Cosby

Dr. Heathcliff "Cliff" Huxtable

Keshia Knight Pulliam

Keshia Knight Pulliam

Rudith Lillian "Rudy" Huxtable

Phylicia Rashad

Phylicia Rashad

Clair Olivia Hanks Huxtable

Malcolm-Jamal Warner

Malcolm-Jamal Warner

Theodore Aloysius "Theo" Huxtable

Tempestt Bledsoe

Tempestt Bledsoe

Vanessa Huxtable

Donovan Bryant

Donovan Bryant

Nelson Tibideaux

Guest Star

Darrian Bryant

Darrian Bryant

Nelson Tibideaux

Guest Star

Jalese Grays

Jalese Grays

Winnie Tibideaux

Guest Star

Clarice Taylor

Clarice Taylor

Anna Huxtable

Recurring Role

Deon Richmond

Deon Richmond

Kenny

Recurring Role

Earle Hyman

Earle Hyman

Russell Huxtable

Recurring Role

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