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Episode Name: Breaking With Tradition
Episode Overview: Cliff's father, Russell, pays a visit and begins questioning Cliff about the kids' college choices. He asks Denise about Hillman, his and Cliff's alma mater. Denise is dead-set against it at first, until Russell tells her that the males outnumber the females there. First appearance of Earle Hyman as Russell Huxtable, Cliff's father.
Episode Number: 6
Episode Season: 1
Episode First Aired: 1984-10-25
Rating: 8.3