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Season 01, Episode 01
250px-Pilot (The Cosby Show) monopoly lesson
Air Date September 20, 1984
Writer Ed. Weinberger
Michael Leeson
Director Jay Sandrich
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Pilot is the first episode of The Cosby Show's first season which was first broadcast on September 20, 1984.


When Theo brings home a poor report card, but claims he does not need good grades to get a job. So Cliff gives him a economics lesson with Monopoly money. Much to Cliff's dismay, Denise goes on a date with Rafael, an older man who is a former merchant marine. Cliff and Clair's plans for a quiet night are ruined when Vanessa and Rudy can't sleep, with Rudy claiming the wolf man was growling in her closet.