The Jeffersons relive 1968: George wants to break out of his impoverished life by opening his own dry-cleaners, in spite of the tremendous obstacles thrown in his way by society and the times. In a flashback, George struggles to smother his pride to obtai Written by
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George didn't open his first store until 1971 (according to All in the Family: "My Aching Back"), three years after King's assassination. Jefferson Cleaners was started with money George had been awarded in a settlement following a motor vehicle accident (according to The Jeffersons: "Meet the Press"), not with a bank loan. See more
In All In The Family, it was mentioned that George won some money in a lawsuit and used it to open up his first dry cleaning business in 1971. In the Jeffersons episode, "Meet The Press", Louise mentioned to George about getting a settlement to get his first cleaning store. See more