Episode: 001 | Aired: September 20, 1984
Theo's poor report card and Denise's scary date create serious tension among the Huxtables. FACTOID: The sign outside the Huxtable home reads "Clifford Huxtable, M.D." In later episodes, Cliff's first name is revealed to be "Heathcliff."
Episode: 002 | Aired: September 27, 1984
Cliff arranges an elaborate funeral for Rudy's beloved pet goldfish, Lamont.
Episode: 003 | Aired: October 04, 1984
When Vanessa defies her parents and sees a scary movie, the entire family must deal with her resulting nightmares.
Episode: 004 | Aired: October 11, 1984
Cliff is thrilled that Theo has made the freshman football team, but soon becomes dismayed by his son's clumsiness on the field.
Episode: 005 | Aired: October 18, 1984
When Cliff returns Theo's expensive designer shirt, budding seamstress Denise volunteers to make him an even better one to wear for his big date. FACTOID: Guest star Kadeem Hardison starred as Dwayne Wayne on the Cosby Show spin-off A Different World.
Episode: 006 | Aired: October 25, 1984
Cliff's father comes by for a visit and takes quite an interest in Denise's college plans.
Episode: 007 | Aired: November 01, 1984
After caring for a friend's baby, Clair decides she's ready for the pitter-patter of more little Huxtable feet.
Episode: 008 | Aired: November 08, 1984
Vanessa's lack of success at learning the clarinet has her so discouraged that she refuses to play in her upcoming recital. Dizzy Gillespie guest stars.
Episode: 009 | Aired: November 15, 1984
A nervous Denise brings her latest boyfriend home for dinner, and his views cause controversy in the Huxtable household.
Episode: 010 | Aired: November 22, 1984
Daughter Sondra comes home for Thanksgiving and announces her plans to spend the summer in Paris. FACTOID: This episode marks the first appearance of "fifth Huxtable child" Sondra.
Episode: 011 | Aired: December 06, 1984
Job frustrations and family demands take their toll on Clair, spurring Cliff to ease the pressure by whisking her off on a special getaway.
Episode: 012 | Aired: December 13, 1984
Clair has an interview for a partner's position at her firm and is forced to leave an ill Rudy with Cliff.
Episode: 013 | Aired: December 20, 1984
Cliff, tired of useless Father's Day gifts, asks the kids to get him something he can use and sends the kids on a quest for the perfect present. Meanwhile, Cliff sets a new father-to-be straight about a dad's place in the household.
Episode: 014 | Aired: January 10, 1985
Theo attempts to hide his newly pierced ear from the prying eyes of the Huxtable family.
Episode: 015 | Aired: January 17, 1985
Cliff has been named Physician of the Year, but will a patient's emergency make him miss the awards ceremony? Sheldon Leonard guest stars.
Episode: 016 | Aired: January 31, 1985
Clair dreads going dancing with Cliff, whose moves make her cringe; Denise is prepared to camp out on the street to score concert tickets. FACTOID: Look for an uncredited Blair Underwood as Denise's boyfriend.
Episode: 017 | Aired: February 07, 1985
When drugs are discovered in Theo's belongings, the Huxtables attempt to get to the bottom of the situation. Supermodel Iman guest stars.
Episode: 018 | Aired: February 14, 1985
Vanessa faces stiff competition in the school science fair, leading her to doubt her scholastic abilities.
Episode: 019 | Aired: February 21, 1985
Clair represents Sondra in a lawsuit against a crooked auto mechanic; while she immerses herself in the trial, the family must suffer through Cliff's cooking.
Episode: 020 | Aired: February 28, 1985
Cliff has an opportunity to avenge the only track-team defeat of his college career... if he can whip himself into shape in time for the race.
Episode: 021 | Aired: March 14, 1985
Cliff and Clair discover that their widower friend's new girlfriend is young enough to be his daughter.
Episode: 022 | Aired: March 28, 1985
Rudy feels left out when her siblings refuse to include her in their activities, so Cliff agrees to let her have a slumber party.
Episode: 023 | Aired: May 02, 1985
Cliff and Clair volunteer at a local community center. Tony Orlando and Angela Bassett guest star.
Episode: 024 | Aired: May 09, 1985
Clair goes to elaborate lengths to keep Cliff from discovering his special birthday surprise: a performance by Lena Horne. Clarence Williams III and Lena Horne guest star.