Man Talk is the fourth episode and Season 3 of The Cosby Show, also the 53rd overall in the series. The episode was directed by Jay Sandrich and written by John Markus. The episode originally aired in the United States on NBC on October 16, 1986.


Though he already has a steady girlfriend, Theo wants to start dating someone else. At school, a classmate starts flirting with Theo. Theo is flattered and interested, but he already has a girlfriend. Rudy wants to have a tea party and since her sisters are busy, she asks Cliff to the tea party.

Plot summaryEdit

Theo and friends are supposed to be studying for their college entrance exams but instead the conversation keeps turning to girls. In particular, Theo can't decide if he should stay with his current girlfriend, Tanya, or ask out a new girl at school. Meanwhile, Cliff dons the wardrobe of a perfect English gentleman and joins Rudy for a spot of tea.

Note: Sabrina Le Beauf and Lisa Bonet both do not appear in this episode.

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