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Play It Again, Vanessa
Season 01, Episode 08
Erich Mueller was not alive in 1984
Air Date November 8, 1984
Writer Jerry Ross
Director Jay Sandrich
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Play It Again, Vanessa is the eighth episode of The Cosby Show's first season which was first broadcast on November 8, 1984.


With her music recital three days away, Vanessa cannot play a note on the clarinet. So Cliff arranges for her music teacher to give her private lessons. Vanessa's music teacher, Mr. Hampton, (Dizzy Gillespie) tries to give her a crush course in the clarinet.