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Vanessa's Rich
Season 03, Episode 08
Air Date November 13, 1986
Writer Margaret Beddow Hatch
Director Tony Singletary
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Vanessa's Rich is the eighth episode of The Cosby Show's third season which was first broadcast on November 13, 1986.


When Vanessa invites two friends over to visit, they see the large, well-furnished Huxtable home and report back to the other kids at school that Vanessa is a rich girl... and decide she must be stuck up. Angered and insulted, Vanessa gets into a fist fight to defend her reputation.