TV Series | TV-G | | Comedy, Family, Romance
The goings-on in the life of a successful African-American family.
Sondra, the Huxtables' eldest daughter, was added almost as an afterthought. In the pilot, Clair Huxtable mentions the couple's four children. They decided to add another child to represent the results of a good upbringing. Casting came down to 26-year-old Sabrina Le Beauf and 21-one-year-old Whitney Houston. Le Beauf's theater experience won her the role.
Clair, we don't even know if the joint is Theo's and you already got the boy going to Turkey.
In the first season, Cliff's name was Clifford. In later seasons, his name was Heathcliff. In the first episode of the final season, Clair calls him Heathclifford.
The credit sequences that varied from season to season all have one thing in common-the last shot in each one is a closeup of Bill Cosby's face, and in all but the first, he is smiling.
The season 1 DVD set was made up of edited, syndication-length episodes missing about 2 minutes per episode from their original broadcast. It was only because of the consumer outcry that season 2 and beyond were released unedited. The "Complete Series" set includes all 8 seasons, including the first one, in the original uncut network versions.
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