The Cosby Show: Season 7


# Air Date Title
1 Sep 20

Same Time Next Year

Denise takes classes locally at Medgar Evers College, while Vanessa enrolls at Lincoln University in Pennsylvania. Rudy starts sixth grade. Olivia starts preschool.
In a…

2 Sep 27

Bird in the Hand

Cliff tries to win a classic jazz record at an auction, while filling in for Denise as volunteer parent at Olivia’s preschool. Sullivan Walker as Dr. James Harmon.

3 Oct 04

The Last Barbecue

The Huxtable family erupts in a battle of the sexes after Theo suggests having a stripper at Martin’s post-wedding bachelor party.

4 Oct 11

Period of Adjustment

Clair’s teenage second cousin moves in with the family. Erika Alexander joins the cast as Pam. First appearances of Karen Malina White as Charmaine, Allen Payne as Lance,…

5 Oct 18

It's All in the Game

After Vanessa gets into a minor car accident and tries to cover it up, Cliff and Clair complain about the various small disasters the children have caused them, and the childre…

6 Oct 25

Getting the Story

Rudy and Kenny do a video project.

7 Nov 01

Just Thinking About It (1)

Under pressure from her boyfriend to become sexually active, Pam considers using birth control. Karen Malina White as Charmaine. Allen Payne as Lance. Mushond Lee as Slide.

8 Nov 01

Just Thinking About It (2)

Pam and Slide argue over whether they should become sexually active.

9 Nov 08

The Infantry Has Landed (and They've Fallen Off the Roof)

Rudy gets her first period. Clair plans “Women’s day” where she goes out alone with Rudy and answers any questions she has, but Rudy refuses to talk. Keith Di…

10 Nov 15

You Can Go Home Again

Seeking privacy, Denise and Martin decide to look for their own apartment.

11 Nov 29

It's a Boy

The husband of one of Cliff’s patients worries that he will be a poor father because he has no athletic ability. After Pam breaks up with Slide, she and the class brain a…

12 Dec 06

Clair's Liberation

Clair enters menopause. She takes the news fine, but the kids treat her as if she’s losing her mind.

13 Dec 13

It's Your Move

Elvin and Sondra help friends move during a football game.

14 Jan 03

Theo's Final Final

Theo will make the dean’s list if he gets an A on his final, but a beautiful exchange student planning to leave in 1-day for Barbados distracts him. Vanessa A. Williams a…

15 Jan 10

Attack of the Killer B's

Pam’s grades have improved, but she worries that she will not be able to afford college. Karen Malina White as Charmaine. Allen Payne as Lance. Mushond Lee as Slide.

16 Jan 31

Total Control

Cliff’s patient and her husband are convinced that they are prepared for every scenario … and then labor begins.

17 Feb 07

Adventures in Babysitting

Rudy begs Martin to let her babysit Olivia. Cliff and Dr. Harmon enter a pinochle tournament as partners . . . and so do their wives.

18 Feb 14

27 and Still Cooking

To celebrate his 27th wedding anniversary with Clair, Cliff recreates the Callaloo Pot, a Caribbean restaurant where the couple dined on their honeymoon.

19 Feb 21

The Return of the Clairettes

An old friend of Clair visits, along with her husband. Rudy prepares for her first date.

20 Feb 28

No More Mr. Nice Guy

Theo’s friend Denny thinks his girlfriend is cheating on him.

21 Mar 07

Home Remedies

When Olivia comes down with a cold, everyone (except Cliff) has a different home remedy to offer as a cure. Russell and Anna celebrate another wedding anniversary. Cliff, Rudy…

22 Mar 21

Nightmare on Stigwood Avenue

Rudy has a nightmare about Olivia always getting her way.

23 Apr 04

There's Still No Joy in Mudville

Cliff goes bowling with his friends.

24 Apr 11

Cliff and Jake

Clair tries to prevent Cliff from buying a new appliance from his friend Jake (Lost episode from Season 6). Guest appearances by Red Buttons and E. G. Marshall. Last appearance…

25 Apr 25

Theo and the Kids (1)

Theo, who is majoring in pediatric psychology, begins an internship as a junior counselor at the community center; he soon suspects that one of the children there is dyslexic.…

26 May 02

Theo and the Kids (2)

Theo continues his attempts to help Stanley and the other children at the community center.

About The Cosby Show

Dr. Heathcliff “Cliff” Huxtable was an OBGYN (obstetrician/gynecologist), and his wife Clair was a successful attorney. They had five children: Sondra, Denise, Theo, Vanessa and Rudy. Sondra was rarely seen during the first season because she was away at Princeton. She became a regular character in the second season, and was usually seen with her on-again off-again beau, Elvin. They eventually married and had twins; but not before stunning their families by announcing the fact that Elvin was dropping out of medical school to open a camping store, and Sondra was dropping out of law school to help her husband in his endeavor. Denise was the “unique” child, the black sheep of the family. She had her own way of doing things, right down to the style of clothing she wore. After graduating high school, she left for Hillman College in 1986 (a year later, this would become the setting for the spin-off A Different World), but returned two years later with news that she was dropping ou