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Once Upon a Time
Season 04, Episode 19
Air Date February 18, 1988
Writer John Markus
Carmen Finestra
Gary Kott
Director Tony Singletary
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Once Upon a Time is the nineteenth episode of The Cosby Show's fourth season which was first broadcast on February 18, 1988.


Rudy writes a fairy tale but falls asleep while reading it to Cliff and Clair. While sleeping, Rudy's fairy tale comes to life in her dreams – with her family and friends in starring roles.