Slumber Party is the 22nd episode of Season 1 of The Cosby Show, also the 22nd overall in the series. The episode was directed by Jay Sandrich and written by John Markus. The episodes originally aired in the United States on NBC on March 28, 1985.


Rudy invites all of her friends over for a slumber party. It's Cliff's job to watch over them, and he demonstrates some unique games to wrangle the youngsters. In the end, Russell drops by and demonstrates the perfect way to deal with kids-bribe them!


Notes: First appearance of Peter Costa as Peter (the Huxtables' neighbor). , Alicia Keys (billed under her given name of Alicia Cook). The show opened with a brief voiceover from Keshia Knight Pulliam explaining that this episode was meant specifically for kids.