Fat Albert and the Cosby Kids

The BEST episodes of Fat Albert and the Cosby Kids

Every episode of Fat Albert and the Cosby Kids ever, ranked from best to worst by thousands of votes from fans of the show. The best episodes of Fat Albert and the Cosby Kids!

A group of urban adolescents who stick together through thick and thin, Fat Albert and the Cosby Kids show us that if you put your imagination to work you can achieve anything!

Last Updated: 12/1/2022Network:CBS
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The Rainbow
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#1 - The Rainbow

Season 6 - Episode 2 - Aired 9/13/1980

Elisa has trouble accepting mixed-race children, especially when Kim, the gang's other classmate is the son of an interracial couple. She avoids interacting with him and runs off rather than play games with the group. She wanders into the old garment factory, which is condemned and winds up in danger. Kim and Fat Albert are able to enact a rescue and Elisa is able to learn a valuable lesson.

Directors: Hal Sutherland
Pot of Gold
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#2 - Pot of Gold

Season 6 - Episode 7 - Aired 10/18/1980

The gang's classmate Patty was a straight-A student until she fell into the drug scene and now gets regularly high on marijuana. When the gang meets her drug pusher, Rudy is tempted to try it himself, but has a change of heart when he sees Patty in danger. He and Fat Albert are able to save her. They and a police officer meet with Patty's parents about her problem and she agrees to help get the pusher arrested, which is the first step on her road to recovery.

Four Eyes
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#3 - Four Eyes

Season 1 - Episode 12 - Aired 11/25/1972

Heywood is the clumsiest person who can't see anything. Once Heywood got his glasses, the gang wanted to be just like him.

Mom or Pop
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9.00
1 votes

#4 - Mom or Pop

Season 2 - Episode 6 - Aired 10/13/1973

Flora's parents get a divorce.

Ounce of Prevention
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9.00
1 votes

#5 - Ounce of Prevention

Season 3 - Episode 2 - Aired 9/13/1975

The gang tries to help Lucius, who has a problem with alcohol.

In My Merry Busmobile
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9.00
1 votes

#6 - In My Merry Busmobile

Season 5 - Episode 1 - Aired 9/8/1979

The gang is bussed to an integrated school, finding it difficult to make new friends.

Creativity
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8.50
2 votes

#7 - Creativity

Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired 9/30/1972

The origin of the Junkyard Band. The gang tries doing odd jobs for money but they only made enough money to buy a broken drumstick but then they realize they could make their own instruments. Fat Albert makes an instrument out of an old radiator, a funnel, and a big potato bag. Bill makes a set of drums out of trash cans as well as turning old tin cans into chimes for Russell. Weird Harold turns a bed frame into a harp. Dumb Donald creates a trombone out of pipes and a horn from a grammaphone. Mushmouth takes an old bird cage and makes his own guitar. Bucky puts big pipes together to make an organ.

The Mainstream
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8.00
2 votes

#8 - The Mainstream

Season 5 - Episode 6 - Aired 10/13/1979

A young boy named Dennis, who has a mild form of autism, teaches the gang that he can rise above his disability with plenty of abilities of his own, using the school art show as his showcase.

Lying
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7.95
22 votes

#9 - Lying

Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired 9/9/1972

Edward tells stories about wrestling with alligators. Fat Albert and the gang realize that Edward has been lying to them about everything and gets caught at the end.

The Runt
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7.78
9 votes

#10 - The Runt

Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired 9/16/1972

Fat Albert and the Gang meet a guy named Pee Wee who's very small that he feels left out of everything. The Gang and Pee Wee learned that It's not your size that matters but being who you are that counts.

The Stranger
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7.33
3 votes

#11 - The Stranger

Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired 9/23/1972

Fat Albert and the gang meet a new girl from the south.

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Moving
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7.00
1 votes

#12 - Moving

Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired 10/14/1972

Fat Albert recieves news that he's moving away and the gang kicked him out of the club. The Cosby Kids missed Fat Albert so much that all they wanted was their friend back. Fat Albert moved around the corner in his neighborhood.

Readin', Ritin' and Rudy
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6.00
1 votes

#13 - Readin', Ritin' and Rudy

Season 4 - Episode 3 - Aired 9/25/1976

Rudy can't stand school and his teacher so he drops out.Then Mudfoot talks to him about how Important it is to be in school and thanks him.

The Fuzz
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6.00
1 votes

#14 - The Fuzz

Season 3 - Episode 1 - Aired 9/6/1975

A guy named Parker has no respect for people in a uniform.

The Hero
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6.00
1 votes

#15 - The Hero

Season 1 - Episode 10 - Aired 11/11/1972

The Gang looks up to Scrap Iron because he's cool then gets them busted and realize he's not a hero.

The Hospital
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6.00
1 votes

#16 - The Hospital

Season 1 - Episode 8 - Aired 10/28/1972

Russell has a physical with the school doctor and learns he needs to have a tonsilectomy. In the process, it is discovered that Bill needs one, too. Thinking the operation will take their lives away, they give all their favorite posessions to their friends, only to find that they will pull through. They also find out that they will get ice cream afterwards and learn that it won't be so bad after all.

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The Tomboy
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5.00
1 votes

#17 - The Tomboy

Season 1 - Episode 13 - Aired 12/2/1972

A new Girl named Penny comes to town and tags along with Fat Albert and the Gang playing sports with them.

Begging Benny
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1.00
1 votes

#18 - Begging Benny

Season 1 - Episode 9 - Aired 11/4/1972

Fat Albert's Cousin Benny comes to visit and mistreats all his friends. In the long run he learns what a real friend is all about.

No News is Good News
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#19 - No News is Good News

Season 8 - Episode 49 - Aired 8/3/1985

The Cosby Kids learn about the responsibilities of the press when Rudy submits a false story to the school newspaper.

Never Say Never
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#20 - Never Say Never

Season 8 - Episode 10 - Aired 11/3/1984

Weird Harold's young cousin Robin is staying with his family for a while. He tells the gang she has kidney disease and must undergo dialysis three times a week. Robin's been waiting so long for a kidney donation that she's giving up hope in ever getting one. The gang takes her to a carnival to help get her mind off her predicament. After they take her home, the gang go to the local clinic where they learn about organ donation. Robin goes back to the carnival to have fun rather than spending more time in the hospital. With efforts from the gang and the kidney foundation, a donor kidney is found. The group must act quickly to find Robin so she can be prepared for surgery to get the new kidney. They narrowly make it in the nick of time and with after some post-operation monitoring, Robin will likely be able to live a normal life.

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Say Uncle
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#21 - Say Uncle

Season 8 - Episode 48 - Aired 7/27/1985

When Weird Harold's Uncle Marcus moves in with his family, space gets tight especially in Weird Harold's room.

Cable Caper
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#22 - Cable Caper

Season 8 - Episode 47 - Aired 7/20/1985

When the Cosby Kids find out that Mr. and Mrs. Gibson may lose their home, they hit the airwaves to tell their neighbors' story.

Write On
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#23 - Write On

Season 8 - Episode 46 - Aired 7/13/1985

Fat Albert gives his classmate Richard the encouragement he needs to write a blue ribbon poem for the school writing contest.

Faking the Grade
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#24 - Faking the Grade

Season 8 - Episode 45 - Aired 7/6/1985

Dumb Donald's schoolwork needs to improve or he may not be able to advance to the next grade. This catches the attention of a teenager who previously had Dumb Donald's teacher, and offers to sell him the answers to future tests. Donald is conflicted amongst himself about the meaning of academic success and facing the stigma of being held back.

Wheeler
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#25 - Wheeler

Season 8 - Episode 44 - Aired 6/29/1985

Fat Albert and the boys try to help their new friend Chuy, a.k.a. the Wheeler, feel welcome at school.

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