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The Cosby Show: The Prom

Cliff and Claire have their own prom in the living room. (1:10)

The Cosby Show: Isn't it Romantic

Cliff, Martin & Elvin bet on who can buy the most romantic present for their wives. Martin gives Denise a time capsule full of heart warming mementos he has been saving. (1:27)

The Cosby Show: Off To The Races

Cliff invites a former college rival "Tail-Wind Turner" to be on his team at the Penn Relays for charity. (2:11)

The Cosby Show: Rudy Suits Up

Rudy suits up for her first pee-wee football game. (1:26)

The Cosby Show: Elvin the Elf

Elvin volunteers to give presents to kids at the hospital, quickly becoming Elfin the Elf. (0:56)

About The Cosby Show

This quintessential '80s sitcom left its mark on generations of TV fans, both for its astonishing ratings (it was No. 1 for five straight seasons, something only All in the Family can match) and its groundbreaking format, which took a well-known comedian (Bill Cosby) and incorporated him into the fabric of an African-American family structure. The result struck a chord with viewers -- among them some young comedians and actors who would later use The Cosby Show for inspiration and their own success (The Bernie Mac Show, The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air, In Living Color, The Simpsons, Mad TV). It ran on NBC from 1984 to 1992.

Its premise revolves around the wholesome, upper-class Huxtable Family: obstetrician Heathcliff Huxtable, otherwise known as "Cliff"; his lawyer wife, Clair; and their children -- Sondra, Denise, Theo, Vanessa and Rudy. They reside in a brownstone at 10 Stigwood Ave. in Brooklyn, N.Y., where Cliff and Clair both nurture and resist their kids' nuances, maturity, and individual interests. Along the road to adulthood, the children deal with life lessons like dating, marriage, college, and independence. Every episode of the sitcom is full of Cosby's ingenious, classic storytelling as he guides (and admittedly occasionally bumbles) through the daily journeys of a father's life. Oh yeah, and he wears a lot of crazy sweaters.

The Cosby Show TV Schedule

Wednesday
April 16
3:00am
DENISE GETS A 'D'
Denise's difficulties in school create tension at home, especially around straight-A sister Sondra.
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3:30am
A GIRL AND HER DOG
Rudy and Peter discover that pet care is a serious responsibility when they take in a lost dog.
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Thursday
April 17
3:12am
A GIRL AND HER DOG
Rudy and Peter discover that pet care is a serious responsibility when they take in a lost dog.
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3:49am
WAR STORIES
Russell and Homer bring an army buddy to the Huxtable house, and soon the war stories are flying back and forth.
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Friday
April 18
3:12am
WAR STORIES
Russell and Homer bring an army buddy to the Huxtable house, and soon the war stories are flying back and forth.
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3:49am
CLIFF IN CHARGE
The house is in chaos as Clair and Anna head to a ceremony at Hillman.
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