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The Dentist
Season 02, Episode 16
Air Date February 2, 1986
Writer Elliot Shoenman
Director Jay Sandrich
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The Dentist is the sixteenth episode of The Cosby Show's second season which was first broadcast on February 2, 1986.


The Huxtable family dentist, Dr. Burns (Danny Kaye), helps Rudy's friend, Peter, overcome his fears of dentists with his zany style of dentistry. And Peter is not the only patient persuaded by Dr. Burns to jump into the chair as Cliff gets a checkup of his own.