The Cosby Show (1984–1992)
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Play It Again, Vanessa 

Vanessa is in the school's orchestra and plays the clarinet. Unfortunately, she is not good at it. While practicing at home, the family members put up with the noise she makes. At school, during a show, she has a solo performance.

Director:

Jay Sandrich

Writers:

Ed. Weinberger (created by), Michael Leeson (created by) | 2 more credits »

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Cast

Episode complete credited cast:
Bill Cosby ... Dr. Heathcliff 'Cliff' Huxtable
Phylicia Rashad ... Clair Huxtable (as Phylicia Ayers-Allen)
Lisa Bonet ... Denise Huxtable
Malcolm-Jamal Warner ... Theo Huxtable (as Malcolm Jamal-Warner)
Tempestt Bledsoe ... Vanessa Huxtable
Keshia Knight Pulliam ... Rudy Huxtable (as Keshia Knight-Pulliam)
Dizzy Gillespie ... Mr. Hampton
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Storyline

At school, Vanessa's friend takes up the clarinet, leading Vanessa to beg her parents to get her one too. After driving her siblings up the wall with her less than wonderful playing, she then wants to quit because her friend also has. Cliff reminds her she is due to perform at band recital and must see it through. Written by happipuppi13

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

Genres:

Comedy | Family | Romance

Certificate:

TV-14
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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

8 November 1984 (USA) See more »

Filming Locations:

USA See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Carsey-Werner Company See more »
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

First episode to feature 2 single islands in kitchen. Previous episodes showed larger L-shape island. See more »

Connections

References Casablanca (1942) See more »

Soundtracks

Kiss Me
Composed by Stu Gardner and Bill Cosby
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