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The Auction 

Clair discovers that a painting by her late great-uncle is going to be auctioned off. She decides to bid on it and make it the family's again at all costs.

Director:

Jay Sandrich

Writers:

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

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Cast

Episode cast overview:
Bill Cosby ... Dr. Heathcliff 'Cliff' Huxtable
Phylicia Rashad ... Clair Huxtable (as Phylicia Ayers-Allen)
Sabrina Le Beauf ... Sondra Huxtable Tibideaux
Lisa Bonet ... Denise Huxtable
Malcolm-Jamal Warner ... Theo Huxtable
Tempestt Bledsoe ... Vanessa Huxtable
Keshia Knight Pulliam ... Rudy Huxtable
Geoffrey Owens ... Elvin Tibideaux
John Marion John Marion ... Auctioneer
Stephen Oxendine Stephen Oxendine
David O'Brien David O'Brien
Eileen Letchworth Eileen Letchworth ... Betty
Michelle Pierce Michelle Pierce ... Darlene
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Storyline

Clair discovers that a painting by her late great-uncle, which her grandmother sold years ago due to debts, is going to be auctioned off. To restore its rightful ownership to the family, she decides to go to Sotheby's with the family and bid on it but discovers on the way that other people have an interest in owning it as well. Will Clair save this precious piece of her family history? Written by happipuppi13

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Genres:

Comedy | Family | Romance

Certificate:

TV-PG
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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

9 January 1986 (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:

Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

In the scene where Cliff tries Elvin's cake, Geoffrey Owens actually baked the cake and Bill had to pretend that it tasted awful, as Geoffry is actually a very good cook. See more »

Soundtracks

Kiss Me
Composed by Stu Gardner and Bill Cosby
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