The Cosby Show

Season 8 Episode 14

The Price Is Wrong

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Aired Thursday 8:00 PM Jan 09, 1992 on NBC
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Pam drives her old babysitter, Mrs. Whitaker, to the market each Saturday. Mrs. Whitaker invites her friends to join them, and there are soon so many women on the excursion that Pam, Lance and Charmaine have to take them in shifts. The market has much lower prices and higher quality products than the outlet that the same company runs in the women's neighborhood. Word begins to spread, and everyone begins clamoring for transportation to the better market. Pam, Lance and Charmaine cannot possibly handle the demand, so they decide to organize a protest to force the company to stop its unjust practices. They realize that they cannot organize a boycott because many of their neighbors have nowhere else to buy groceries. They finally settle on buying all the dented cans at the shoddy store and taking them to the Brooklyn store for refunds, thereby creating chaos and driving away the regular customers. Unfortunately, the store learns of the plans ahead of time and is prepared for them. One of the women suggests paying for everything in pennies. This method proves effective, and the women decide to try it every Saturday until their demands are met. Pam, Lance and Charmaine are reluctant to sacrifice all of their weekends, but the women assure them that they can handle the protests on their own. The teens decide to continue helping them.moreless

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Bill Cosby

Bill Cosby

Dr. Heathcliff "Cliff" Huxtable

Phylicia Rashad

Phylicia Rashad

Clair Olivia Hanks Huxtable

Erika Alexander

Erika Alexander

Pam Tucker (seasons 7 - 8)

Leila Danette

Leila Danette

Mrs. Whitaker

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Beatrice Winde

Beatrice Winde

Unknown

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Rosanna Carter

Rosanna Carter

Rosanna

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Allen Payne

Allen Payne

Lance Rodman

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Karen Malina White

Karen Malina White

Charmaine Brown

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Earle Hyman

Earle Hyman

Russell Huxtable

Recurring Role

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