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Episode List


Season 4

24 Sep. 1977
The Grand Opening: Part 1
George's celebration of opening Jefferson Cleaners' new corporate office is subdued when two crooks call, stating they have kidnapped Louise and demanding a $100,000 for her safe return.
24 Sep. 1977
The Grand Opening: Part 2
George and the others anxiously wait for the telephone call from the crooks who claimed they have kidnapped Louise, until she walks right into the apartment unscathed. Louise insists she never knew anything about kidnappers, and while everyone breathes a sigh of relief, there's one more question: Where is Florence?
1 Oct. 1977
Once a Friend
George is excited when he learns that an old Navy pal is in town and wants him to stop by at his hotel for a visit. However his old pal, Eddie, has a big surprise for George; his name is now Edie and he has undergone a sex change operation. Meanwhile, confusion with Eddie's name leads Louise to believe that George is having an affair with a woman named Edie.
8 Oct. 1977
George's Help
George hires Marcus from Louise's youth center to work in one of the cleaning stores, but Marcus quickly steals an expensive suede jacket that belongs to one of George's best customers.
15 Oct. 1977
George's Legacy
To ensure that his legacy will be known for generations to come, George has a bust made out of his likeness.
22 Oct. 1977
Good News, Bad News
Louise is hoping that Fay Blanchard, the director of the Neighborhood Help Center, will appoint her as editor of the center's newsletter. However, when Fay meets Helen and is impressed with her credentials, she gives Helen the job instead.
29 Oct. 1977
The Visitors
Florence receives unexpected visits from her parents, who have come to tell her that they have decided to divorce after decades of marriage.
5 Nov. 1977
The Camp Out
Marcus never got to go camping as a child. Louise persuades George to take him without realizing that Mother Jefferson is slated to come over. So George dumps his mother on Louise and takes Marcus camping.
12 Nov. 1977
The Last Leaf
Louise is convinced that her marital stability rests on the presence of her wedding corsage inside a book. But when the corsage turns up missing, Louise's imagination runs wild.
19 Nov. 1977
Louise's New Interest
Louise's new interest involves doing office work at a museum. But when an archaeologist invites her on a weekend dig where they will be the only ones present, suspicions arise.
26 Nov. 1977
The Costume Party
Before a costume party, George tells Florence to spill grape juice on a prospective client's pirate suit so that George can substitute a duplicate suit and pretend it's the original suit cleaned in record time. But things go wrong.
3 Dec. 1977
Florence Gets Lucky
George feigns interest in horse-racing to impress client Curt Hendricks, who is charmed by Florence's insults to George and invites Florence to join him in Las Vegas for a weekend.
10 Dec. 1977
George Needs Help
Workaholic George neglects Louise, so Tom suggests that George hire a general manager to help ease the load. Florence coaches qualified applicant Clarence on how to schmooze with George and ace the interview.
17 Dec. 1977
The Jefferson Curve
Marcus meets customer Natalie Parker at Jefferson's Cleaners and tells her he is George's son so she would date him. However, when Natalie meets George and tells him she is dating his son, George thinks Lionel is having an affair.
24 Dec. 1977
984 W. 124th Street, Apt. 5C
At Christmastime, Louise discovers that George has been sending monthly payments to an address in Harlem.
7 Jan. 1978
George and Whitty
When the lease on the Jeffersons' apartment is going to expire, H.L. Whittendale is thinking about renting the apartment to close friends of his. Worried about losing their home, George and Louise invite Mr. Whittendale over for a drink and social hour, hoping to gain his friendship. However, the man they invited over turns out to be H.L.'s brother, R.S. Whittendale.
14 Jan. 1978
Lionel Gets the Business
When Lionel gets laid off from his job, George hires him to work in his office. However, Lionel turns out to be trouble when he started spending company money on material things like new furniture and employee blazers.
21 Jan. 1978
The Blackout
During a city-wide blackout, George and Marcus make a trip to one of the cleaning stores in a bad part of town in order to prevent possible looting. But the mission goes from bad to worse.
28 Jan. 1978
Florence's Union
Florence and the other maids in the building decide to form a union. Louise supports the idea, but George opposes the idea because Mr. Whittendale does, too.
4 Feb. 1978
George and Jimmy
As a publicity gimmick for his store, George tries to get President Carter to stay with him. After a phone call to the White House degenerates into an argument, George's comments are interpreted by the Secret Service as a threat to the President.
11 Feb. 1978
Thomas H. Willis & Co.
Tom wants to start his own publishing firm but doesn't have collateral and asks George to cosign a loan. But after enduring another verbal battle with George, Helen finds out and vehemently objects.
18 Feb. 1978
Uncle George and Aunt Louise
George and Louise's troublesome nephew, Raymond, comes to visit from Chicago.
25 Feb. 1978
George and Louise in a Bind: Part 1
A burglar breaks into the Jeffersons' apartment and ties up George and Louise. As the burglar goes about his work, the couple are left to reminisce about their past. This episode includes clips from both "The Jeffersons" and "All in the Family."
25 Feb. 1978
George and Louise in a Bind: Part 2
George and Louise, still tied up in the kitchen, recall and talk about past times while the burglar's still at work robbing their apartment.
25 Feb. 1978
George and Louise in a Bind: Part 3
Along with talking about old times, the Jeffersons reflect on how lucky they are to be alive, have each other, their son Lionel and good friends. ..and wonder if that burglar will ever finish.
4 Mar. 1978
Jenny's Thesis
Jenny goes to the ghetto to write a thesis about gang violence. There, she meets a 12 year old boy who is already a veteran gang member.

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