Cliff's Birthday


Episode Info

Although Cliff (Bill Cosby) has perenially guessed what he will receive for his birthday, this year Clair (Phylicia Rashad) and the kids conspire to surprise him with something totally unexpected. However, Clair is careful not divulge her plans to son Theo (Malcolm-Jamal Warner), knowing how easily Cliff can break the boy down. The story's denoument is not only surprising for Cliff, but also significant in the life of daughter Denise (Lisa Bonet). Guest star Lena Horne sings "I'm Glad There Is You" in this final episode of The Cosby Show's immensely successful first season.


Bill Cosby
as Dr. Heathcliff 'Cliff' Huxtable
Phylicia Rashad
as Clair Huxtable
Lisa Bonet
as Denise Huxtable
Malcolm-Jamal Warner
as Theo Huxtable
Tempestt Bledsoe
as Vanessa Huxtable
Sabrina Le Beauf
as Sondra Huxtable
Clarence Williams III
as Mr. Thornehill
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