When George Jefferson’s dry cleaning business takes off and becomes a chain of stores, he moves his family to the east side of Manhattan, to a “deluxe apartment in the sky”. The show follows the lives of George, his wife Louise, their son Lionel, Lionel’s fiancée Jenny, Jenny’s parents, the Jefferson’s wisecracking maid Florence, and the other residents of their apartment building.
The Jeffersons Cast
|Isabel Sanford||…||Louise Jefferson|
|Sherman Hemsley||…||George Jefferson|
|Marla Gibbs||…||Florence Johnston|
|Roxie Roker||…||Helen Willis|
|Franklin Cover||…||Tom Willis|
Regulars & Guest Stars
|Paul Benedict||…||Harry Bentley|
|Ned Wertimer||…||Ralph Hart|
|Berlinda Tolbert||…||Jenny Willis Jefferson|
|Damon Evans||…||Lionel Jefferson|
|Zara Cully||…||Mother Jefferson|
|Mike Evans||…||Lionel Jefferson|
The Jeffersons Opening Credits / Theme Song
There were 11 seasons and 253 episodes of The Jeffersons. We have not completed an episode guide for The Jeffersons yet.
The Jeffersons was the most successful spin-off of “All in the Family”.
Mike Evans originally played Lionel Jefferson in both “All in the Family” and “The Jeffersons”. He left to write and produce on “Good Times”, but came back to the role when “Good Times” ended.
Sherman Hemsley found out the show was canceled by reading about it in the newspaper.
Television Academy Interview with Sherman Hemsley ( Interview) – An interview with Sherman Hemsley on the creation of George Jefferson’s walk.