The Cosby Show: Funniest Episodes

The Cosby Show is one of, if not, the funniest sitcom of all-time.  It’s hard to narrow down the funniest episodes. Here are some my favorite episodes and scenes. These clips are listed by air date. I listed the title of the episode, the funniest scene(s), and the season/episode number. I have also included links to clips for some scenes. Enjoy!

  1. Pilot
    1. Theo and Cliff use monopoly money to discuss school and Theo’s future.
    2. Season 1 – Episode 1
  2. A shirt story
    1. Denise makes a Gordon Gartrelle shirt for a fraction of the cost.
    2. Season 1 – Episode 5
    3. View Clip
  3. Independence Day
    1. Theo gets his ear pierced and hides it from his parents.
    2. Season 1 – Episode 15
    3. View Clip
  4. Slumber Party
    1. Cliff entertains Rudy and her friends during a sleepover.
    2. Season 1 – Episode 22
    3. View Clip
  5. Happy Anniversary
    1. The family lip syncs Ray Charles’  “Night Time is the Right Time.”
    2. Season 2 – Episode 3
    3. View Clip
  6. Cliff in Love
    1. Claire goes off on Elvin for his views on gender roles.
    2. Season 2 – Episode 4
    3. View Clip
  7. Sweet Feet
    1. Rudy plays football following in her father’s footsteps.
    2. Season 2 – Episode 7
  8. Vanessa Gets a Bad Grade
    1. Vanessa fights Denise over a sweater and Cliff gets caught in the middle.
    2. Season 2 – Episode 14
  9. Theo and Cockroach
    1. Theo and Cockroach study Macbeth and get into a snowball fight.
    2. Season 2 – Episode 15
    3. View Clip
  10. Theo’s Holiday
    1. The entire family teaches Theo about the real world.
    2. Season 2 – Episode 22
  11. Golden Anniversary
    1. The family lip syncs James Browns’ “I got that feelin’.”
    2. Season 3 – Episode 3
    3. View Clip
  12. Vanessa’s Rich
    1. Vanessa gets into a fight at school over being called a “rich girl.”
    2. Season 3 – Episode 8
    3. View Clip
  13. Cliff in Charge
    1. Rudy and Kenny (Bud) argue over the roles of men and women.
    2. Season 3 – Episode 12
  14. Bald and Beautiful
    1. Cockroach shaves his head to get in a music video.
    2. Season 3 – Episode 23
  15. Call of the Wild
    1. Sandra and Elvin plan to open a wilderness store and forego graduate school.
    2. Season 4 – Episode 1
    3. View Clip
  16. Theo – Justine Justine
    1. Theo begs and pleads to Justine to win her back. “Justine, Justine!”
    2. Season 5 – Episode 20
  17. Day of the Locust
    1. Sandra has the flu and bursts into her parents’ house looking for the kids.
    2. Season 5 – Episode 25
  18. Grampy and Nu Nu visit the Huxtables
    1. Martin’s parents visit the house. Cliff and Olivia cut a hole in the cake.
    2. Season 6 – Episode 10
  19. Mr. Sandman
    1. “Challenge”
    2. Season 6 – Episode 18
    3. View Clip
  20. Total Control
    1. John Ritter guest stars as Coach Ray.
    2. Season 7 – Episode 16
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