The Jeffersons

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The Jeffersons TV Show

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.

Network: CBS
Broadcast: 1975-1985

Broadcast History

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Isabel SanfordLouise Jefferson
Sherman HemsleyGeorge Jefferson
Marla GibbsFlorence Johnston
Roxie RokerHelen Willis
Franklin CoverTom Willis

Regulars & Guest Stars

Paul BenedictHarry Bentley
Ned WertimerRalph Hart
Berlinda TolbertJenny Willis Jefferson
Damon EvansLionel Jefferson
Zara CullyMother Jefferson
Mike EvansLionel Jefferson
Danny WellsCharlie

Theme Song / Opening Credits


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.


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Television Academy Interview with Sherman Hemsley ( Interview) – An interview with Sherman Hemsley on the creation of George Jefferson's walk.

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