When Cliff meets Eddie in the living room with Denise, he says they're watching the All Music Station. This is likely an MTV reference, since back in the 80's, MTV only played music videos.
Cuts from this episode for syndication:
Sondra accusing Elvin of being passive-aggressive during their argument about his unwillingness to get angry.
Robert talking to Cliff about "things happening that you didn't expect" right after Cliff compliments Robert, Elvin, and Eddie for being dressed so handsomely.
The song that Robert and Vanessa are listening to is "Cosmic Slop" by Funkadelic.
The reggae song that Denise and her boyfriend are watching the video of is called "Sponji Reggae" by Black Uhura.
This episode won the Emmy for Outstanding Editing in a Multi-Camera Series.