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The Jeffersons

The Jeffersons

``We're moving on up, to the East Side, to a deee-luxe apartment in the sky ... .'' This spinoff from ``All in the Family'' is about literal upward mobility - African- American couple George and Louise Jefferson move into a swanky high-rise building. George is an obstreperous, often rude guy who thinks his wealth should get him anywhere he wants to go. His wife is more levelheaded and often cuts him down to size when his schemes go awry.

Premiere:
Jan 18, 1975
Original Network:
CBS
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All Upcoming Times for The Jeffersons

Episode Air Date Channel

Brother Tom

S06, E14  (First Aired: Jan. 27, 1980)
Feeling out of place with Helen's old school friends, Tom turns to George for help.

The Break-Up

S02, E16  (First Aired: Jan. 3, 1976)
War breaks out between the Willises and the Jeffersons, with Lionel and Jenny as the first casualties.

The Arrival

S06, E15  (First Aired: Feb. 3, 1980)
George reluctantly substitutes for Lionel in Jenny's childbirth classes.

The Break-Up

S02, E17  (First Aired: Jan. 10, 1976)
George adds fuel to the fire by setting Lionel up with another girl.

The Arrival

S06, E16  (First Aired: Feb. 10, 1980)
Jenny goes into labor without Lionel.

Florence's Problem

S02, E18  (First Aired: Jan. 24, 1976)
A life-and-death situation grips the Jefferson household.

Trading Places

S10, E15  (First Aired: Feb. 12, 1984)
Bothered by her husband's insensitivity, Louise slips into a dream in which she switches personalities with George.

My Guy, George

S10, E16  (First Aired: Mar. 4, 1984)
George takes over as manager of Florence's singing group, but his booking decisions end on a bad note.

The Shower

S06, E17  (First Aired: Feb. 17, 1980)
George says he's found a perfect baby-shower gift.

Mother Jefferson's Birthday

S02, E19  (First Aired: Jan. 31, 1976)
When George forgets Mother Jefferson's birthday, Louise saves the day.

The Longest Day

S06, E18  (First Aired: Feb. 24, 1980)
George, Lionel and Tom baby-sit newborn Jessica.

Louise's Cookbook

S02, E20  (First Aired: Feb. 7, 1976)
A publisher asks Louise to write a cookbook of ``ghetto'' recipes.

George's Birthday

S06, E19  (First Aired: Mar. 2, 1980)
George wants a big party for his 50th birthday, but no one else seems interested.

George Meets Whittendale

S02, E21  (First Aired: Feb. 14, 1976)
Helen and Tom get caught in a tight spot -- George's bathroom.

A Night to Remember

S06, E20  (First Aired: Mar. 9, 1980)
Louise's jealousy upsets the plans for her and George's 30th anniversary.

Lionel's Problem

S02, E22  (First Aired: Feb. 21, 1976)
Lionel celebrates a bit too much after graduation.

The Loan

S06, E21  (First Aired: Mar. 23, 1980)
The bank refuses to give Lionel and Jenny a loan.

George's Help

S04, E04  (First Aired: Oct. 8, 1977)
George hires a street kid to work for half-price.

A New Girl in Town

S10, E17  (First Aired: Mar. 11, 1984)
Florence's joy at her small-town cousin's arrival turns to concern when the teen decides to stay.

Otis

S10, E18  (First Aired: Mar. 18, 1984)
George's ego suffers a blow when an unlikely source offers a humble lesson in personal worth.

Louise Takes a Stand

S06, E22  (First Aired: Mar. 30, 1980)
George's expansion plans threaten a local bar.

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(First Aired: Jan. 18, 1975)
Black family moves into an apartment building on Manhattan's East Side.