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Vanessa's Bad Grade
Season 02, Episode 14
Cat Fight
Air Date January 16, 1986
Writer Ross Brown
Director Jay Sandrich
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Vanessa's Bad Grade is the fourteenth episode of The Cosby Show's second season which was first broadcast on January 16, 1986.


Vanessa, a straight A student, finds that her grades suffer when she studies with Robert, a classmate that she has a crush on. With a big school dance coming up, she is afraid to show her parents a bad test grade fearing they will keep her home. The night of the dance, Vanessa wears Denise's new sweater without her sister's permission, causing an all-out brawl between the two.