The Cosby Show

Season 2 Episode 13

The Auction

Aired Thursday 8:00 PM Jan 09, 1986 on NBC



  • Trivia

  • Quotes

    • Rudy: Sondra, promise you won't get mad.
      Sondra: What did you do
      Rudy: I spilled nail polish.
      Sondra: Okay. We'll go clean it up.
      Rudy: In your suitcase.

    • (Cliff is bidding on a painting and keeps getting outbid)
      Rudy (yelling to the other bidder): Hey, you, stop that! That's my daddy's painting!
      Auctioneer: All right, we have $1000 and a little girl who loves her daddy.

    • (Clair tries 'Elvin's Secret Sauce')
      Clair: You two should collaborate and market this sauce together.
      Cliff: That's a great idea.
      Elvin: I could go for that.
      Clair: Of course, as an attorney, I would advise you to get Mrs. Farber's permission first.

    • Cliff: Elvin, do you know how to cook anything?
      Elvin: All I know how to make is chocolate chocolate chip cake.
      Cliff: Nooo, no you don't.

  • Notes

    • At the beginning of the auctioning, the camera is at the back of the room, with Cliff and Clair sitting two seats apart in the front row. But when the camera switches to the front of the room, Cliff and Clair are sitting next to each other.

  • Allusions