The Cosby Show

Season 5 Episode 5

Out of Brooklyn

Aired Thursday 8:00 PM Nov 03, 1988 on NBC



  • Trivia

  • Quotes

    • Denise: What did they say?
      Rudy: I had my ear right to the door and all I heard was "Denise", "Quitter" and "Dropout".
      Denise: That's all you heard?
      Rudy: No, but then I heard Daddy say (deepens voice) "Rudy, get away from the door!"
      Denise: That's it, I'm not going! The chance of a lifetime. It'll never happen to me again!
      (Cliff and Clair come downstairs to the kitchen)
      Cliff: Hello! First of all, I want you to understand that I didn't appreciate you sending a spy. And on top of that you sent a lousy spy. (Rudy scoffs)

    • Rudy: How come you didn't let him have it?
      Vanessa: Roy is a gentleman, Rudy and he was trying to protect my feelings.
      Rudy: Oh man, love's a joke!
      Vanessa: No, it's not! Not if you have a guy like Roy. (goes upstairs excited) Yes!!! Thank you, thank you, thank you, thank you!!!
      Rudy: In two days, she'll be writing about dead crickets again.

  • Notes

    • J. August Richards is now best known in the role of Charles Gunn on the WB drama Angel.

    • Lisa Bonet, who had only been credited as a guest star for her appearances in season five, went on maternity leave after this episode. This was also the reason she left A Different World.

  • Allusions