The Cosby Show

Happy Anniversary - S2-E3

Continuity mistake: Cliff says "a young trumpet player while sitting in the bandstand watching the dancers". But in all the later episodes, Russell plays the trombone, and he had been for a long time.

Slumber Party - S1-E22

Continuity mistake: After Cliff talks to Peter, Theo is told to run to the neighbors across the street. However, he can be seen in the background of some shots when the twins do their game. As soon as the twins finish, Theo is shown coming back into the house.

For Men Only - S8-E9

Factual error: When Olivia (or whoever) is teaching Russell how to play the Nintendo game she tells him the controls and includes "C and D". The old Nintendo system had no C or D.

An Early Spring - S2-E21

Continuity mistake: In this episode, Rudy is riding her bike around the house which is right on the corner of a block. Since when is their house on the corner?

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Cliff's Wet Adventure - S6-E9

Continuity mistake: When Cliff returns from the store for about the fourth time and the eggs and tomatoes fall out of wet bag onto the floor why aren't the eggs in a carton? The bottom of the bag drops out, so the carton can't be in the bag.

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Theo's Flight - S3-E7

Audio problem: When Cliff asks Rudy what's her boyfriend's name, you can hear a man off-camera saying "Bud" before Rudy answers.

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Halloween - S2-E6

Revealing mistake: When Robert grabs Scott's shirt, Scott hits the wall and it moves backwards about an inch showing that it's fake.

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Period of Adjustment - S7-E4

Continuity mistake: When Pam is in the office talking to Cliff and he tells her about the curfew time, she has a pencil in her hand and a pad in her lap. In the next shot, Cliff offers her a pencil and tells her to take the pad (which is on his desk).

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Father's Day - S1-E13

Other mistake: It is daylight outside when Cliff and Clair are talking, but when he turns the lights off to try on his light-up Father's Day gifts, it gets pitch black in the room.

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Eat, Drink and Be Wary - S8-E16

Continuity mistake: This episode was obviously filmed before the kitchen was re done, but was aired after that.

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War Stories - S3-E11

Continuity mistake: Towards the end of the episode, Cliff Huxtable is sitting in the living room with his father Russell, Sgt. Stokes, and Homer. He is telling them of an incident that happened while he was in Bermuda. He is using dominoes to explain his story. At first there are about six or seven dominoes standing up on their sides. The camera angle switches, and all the dominoes are flat on the table. It goes on for a minute or so with the dominoes lying flat on the table. Then when Russell, Sgt. Stokes, and Homer get up to go for a walk, the dominoes are standing up again.

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Pam Applies to College - S8-E4

Visible crew/equipment: If you look carefully, at the very top of the screen, during the scene where Olivia is telling the Huxtables that she didn't get to do her show-and-tell at school, you can see the microphone appear very briefly.

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Rudy's Walk on the Wild Side - S6-E18

Character mistake: At the beginning, when Vanessa is begging for money from her dad to buy a CD, Cliff says she can clean the garage. But the Huxtables live in a brownstone townhouse and brownstones do not have garages.

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Denise Kendall: Babysitter - S6-E6

Continuity mistake: In the scene where Bob gives Elvin the apple cider and another jar, when you first see the two jars, the jar in his left hand has a few inches of foam on the top. Bob sets the jars on the table, and the foam is gone. When the shot returns to the table the foam is back again.

Clair's Reunion - S8-E20

Continuity mistake: At the beginning of the episode Cliff starts to cut up the sleepover treat, a couple of shots later Olivia's friend says "I knew we should have done this upstairs" - it is now uncut and Cliff starts cutting it again.

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Cliff Gets Jilted - S8-E18

Continuity mistake: Rudy takes the coat from one of the kids and puts it on the back of the chair Cliff is sitting on, at one point it falls off, it then reappears behind him, then moves to the table next to him.

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Two Is a Crowd - S8-E11

Continuity mistake: When Vanessa and Dabnis are talking, Vanessa sits down and takes off her coat - it falls down behind her. For the rest of the scene the coat appears and disappears on the chair behind her.

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For Men Only - S8-E9

Continuity mistake: When Russell is teaching Olivia and her friend how to play "pick up sticks," part way through the sticks at the end of the table close to Olivia disappear.

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The Iceman Bricketh - S8-E7

Continuity mistake: Clair comes into the kitchen and puts some bags on a chair. The next time they are seen they have changed position.

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It's Apparent to Everyone - S8-E6

Continuity mistake: When Russell and Olivia leave, a stuffed animal appears on the table by the truck. When Clair comes in the stuffed animal disappears.

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