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Henry Jefferson (Character)
from "All in the Family" (1971)

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"All in the Family: Lionel Steps Out (#3.5)" (1972)
Archie Bunker: [Answering the door to Mr. Jefferson] I didn't order you on the phone, I ordered your brother.
Henry Jefferson: Well, what you see is what you get.
Archie Bunker: Well, I got something here for you to see.
[Holds up picture of Lionel Jefferson and Archie's niece Linda]
Archie Bunker: I want to know what your family is gonna do about him?
[Points to Lionel]
Henry Jefferson: [Holding up his own copy of the same picture] Well, I want to know what your family is gonna do about her?
Archie Bunker: You ain't even the head of your family. Why didn't Lionel's father come over here?
Henry Jefferson: You don't want to know the answer to that.
Archie Bunker: Yes I do.
Henry Jefferson: Alright. He said he "ain't never stepped into a honky's household," and he "ain't about to start at the bottom of the heap."
Archie Bunker: Jefferson, I don't like that.
Edith Bunker: He said you wouldn't like it.

Henry Jefferson: Let them mix the races but we're gonna keep ours pure. No more cream into the coffee.