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A Girl and Her Dog
Season 03, Episode 10
Air Date December 4, 1986
Writer Chris Auer
Director Jay Sandrich
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A Girl and Her Dog is the tenth episode of The Cosby Show's third season which was first broadcast on December 4, 1986.


While Clair is away, Cliff takes care of the family, which now includes a lost puppy that Rudy found. Cliff agrees to keep the dog until the weekend, when the family flies to Washington, DC to meet Clair. Meanwhile, Vanessa sulks and mopes around the house because the family's trip falls on the same weekend as her friend's big party. But Cliff insists that Vanessa go with the rest of the family.