Bald and Beautiful is the 23rd episode and Season 3 of The Cosby Show, also the 72nd overall episode in the series. The episode was directed by Tony Singletary and written by Gary Kott. The episode originally aired in the United States on NBC on April 9, 1987.


Cliff's Navy friend, Scott Kelly (Robert Culp), comes to visit. Cockroach shaves his head to be in a rock video, but is thrown into humiliation when he is not selected, and Theo is glad he didn't shave his own head yet

Plot summaryEdit

Cliff and Clair look forward to a visit from their old friends, Scott and Jill Kelly - played by guest-stars Robert Culp and Ann Reinking. Clair knows how foolish Cliff and Scott act when they're together, though, and gives Cliff a warning. The two pranksters must promise to behave themselves and act like grown men - not silly boys - when the foursome dine at a fancy restaurant. Also, Theo and Cockroach contemplate shaving their heads so they can appear in a new hot music video.

Note: Robert Culp was Bill Cosby's co-star in the 1960s TV series I Spy.