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The Visit
Season 04, Episode 16
Air Date January 21, 1988
Writer John Markus
Carmen Finestra
Gary Kott
Director Regge Life
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The Visit is the sixteenth episode of The Cosby Show's fourth season which was first broadcast on January 21, 1988.


Theo is uncomfortable visiting his friend Jake, who is hospitalized with cancer. Jake loves seeing his friends and all except Theo have visited him. The late philanthropist Armand Hammer appears in the role of Mr. Lindquist, Jake's grandfather, who is active in raising money for cancer research. Back at the Huxtable home, Elvin tries to get along without Sondra, who has gone to Boston for the weekend to visit her college friends.