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Shall We Dance?
Season 06, Episode 07
Air Date November 2, 1989
Writer Carmen Finestra
Gary Kott
John Markus
Director Jay Sandrich
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Shall We Dance? is the seventh episode of The Cosby Show's sixth season which was first broadcast on November 2, 1989.


Even after raising three daughters, Cliff's in over his head when Rudy reports her first "boy trouble." Clarence, the boy she likes, likes her. But his friends taunt him about it, so he treats Rudy badly to quiet them. Clarence and Rudy's relationship quickly deteriorates from a love match to teasing, name-calling and a knock-down, drag-out fight. Cliff tries to give Rudy his facts-of-life speech (the one about boys being like helicopters and girls being like geraniums). But at the school dance, the wise Mrs. McGee pair Rudy and Clarence and they mend fences all on their own!