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Off to the Races
Season 02, Episode 24
Air Date May 8, 1986
Writer Matt Williams
Director Jay Sandrich
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Off to the Races is the twenty-fourth episode of The Cosby Show's second season which was first broadcast on May 8, 1986.


Cliff Combustible Huxtable is thrilled when his former college track rival, Colonel Sanford B. Tailwind Turner, invites him to run the prestigious anchor leg of a charity relay race in the Penn Relays track meet. He is flattered to be asked to join the four-man mile relay, and is even more excited to discover that his formerly fleet-footed opponent, Charlie Stevenson, is now fat. But Cliff does not realize he is in for the surprise of a lifetime.