The Cosby Show

Season 2 Episode 16

The Dentist

Aired Thursday 8:00 PM Feb 02, 1986 on NBC
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Peter is scared to go the dentist, so Rudy offers to go with him. Clair gets upset about an article in the newspaper, which keeps Cliff from getting any sleep.

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  • Peter is afriad of the dentist.

    Early in the morning.While Denise was doing something.Peter came to the house and asked Rudy to hide him because he was going to the dentist.The others tries to tell Peter,that the Dentist isn't really bad and that he is nice.Even though he was nervous and all.Rudy goes with him to show that it was alright.This episode was funny.I liked how Peter was hiding under the cover.Cliff was looking for him and how he was going under stuff liked that.moreless
Danny Kaye

Danny Kaye

Dr. Burns

Guest Star

Barry Moss

Barry Moss

Mr. Chiara

Guest Star

Peter Costa

Peter Costa

Peter Chiara

Recurring Role

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  • QUOTES (6)

    • (Dr. Burns is walking out with, having just finished with a patient and his mom.)
      Dr. Burns: Now, that wasn't so bad, was it?
      Patient: Yes!
      Dr. Burns: (Placing his hand over the boy's mouth) Shhhh! I have other patients!

    • (Dr. Burns is trying to get Cliff to agree to an overdue appointment.)
      Dr. Burns: Monday, you come see me.
      Cliff: No, Monday's no good.
      Dr. Burns: Tuesday?
      Cliff: No, Tuesday's even tighter than Monday.
      Dr. Burns: How loose is Wednesday?
      Cliff: Wednesday's no good, either.
      Dr. Burns: Would you consider Feezle Day?
      Cliff: No, Feezle Day we take the children out to see the Feezles!

    • Clair: (referring to Peter) I hear you had a really tough patient today!
      Dr. Burns: I've had tougher...(looks at Cliff)...which reminds me, it's been a long time since I've seen you in my office!

    • Dentist: I think if you were to go ahead of Peter and show him there's nothing to be afraid of, he'd do it. Do you understand?
      Rudy: Yes.
      Dentist: But you won't do it?
      Rudy: No.
      Dentist: mean I'm in this alone?

    • Dr. Burns: A long time ago, these teeth walked into my office. They didn't have an appointment. They didn't have anything! So I said 'Do I know you?' and they said, 'No, but you've taken out some of our friends!'

    • (Cliff makes a dental appointment with Dr. Burns.)
      Dr. Burns: So I'll see you Thursday afternoon 4 o'clock.
      Cliff: Dr. Burns, will you show me the teeth?
      Dr. Burns: Yes.
      Cliff: Will you let me ride in the 'tooth shuttle'?
      Dr. Burns: Well, you're getting a little old for that, but yes. Oh, and Cliff?
      Cliff: Yes?
      Dr. Burns: When you leave, take just one toy please?
      Cliff: But I let you kiss my wife!
      Dr. Burns: Two toys?

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