The Cosby Show

Season 1 Episode 24

Cliff's Birthday

Aired Thursday 8:00 PM May 09, 1985 on NBC



  • Trivia

    • Goof: This episode leads the viewers to believe that Cliff was born in May, but in the episode entitled "Father's Day", Cliff says his birthday is in October.

  • Quotes

    • Lena: This is Dr. Heathcliff Hucks-s-table, Hu, Hubabub...
      Rudy: Huxtable!
      Lena: Whatever.

    • Clair: Cliff, please, hurry and eat your pizza, because there's more after this. We're taking you someplace.
      Cliff: Oh really? Where are you taking me, down to the city dump?

  • Notes

    • During the scene in Lena Horne's dressing room, Rudy says to her, "I saw you on Sesame Street." In real life, Lena Horne appeared on Sesame Street around that time.

    • At the 1985 Emmy Awards, The Cosby Show was nominated for Best Comedy. Phylica Rashad also received a nomination for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy.

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