The Juicer is the second episode of Season 2 of The Cosby Show, also the 26th overall in the series. The episode was directed by Jay Sandrich and written by Matt Williams. The episodes originally aired in the United States on NBC on October 3, 1985.


Cliff, who has a penchant for electronic appliances, buys a juicer. Rudy and Peter, bored from Vanessa's inattentive babysitting, decide to use it even though they are not allowed to use appliances.

Plot summaryEdit

Cliff warns Rudy not to play with his new juicer, but the machine's fancy gadgetry eventually proves to be too much of a temptation for Rudy and her friend, Peter. Cliff finds out and suspects that Rudy is responsible. After Clair prods Rudy's conscience, she admits the truth and is assigned to help Vanessa - punished for not keeping an eye on Rudy, as she had been told to - clean the resulting mess.

'Note: Sabrina Le Beauf becomes a regular member of the series main csst in Season 2, but does not appear in this episode.