The Jeffersons

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  • TV-PG
  • Genre(s): Comedy
  • Release year: 1975
The Jeffersons is an American sitcom that was broadcast on CBS from January 18, 1975, to July 2, 1985, lasting 11 seasons and a total of 253 episodes. The Jeffersons is one of the longest-running sitcoms, the second-longest-running American series with... read more
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The Jeffersons is an American sitcom that was broadcast on CBS from January 18, 1975, to July 2, 1985, lasting 11 seasons and a total of 253 episodes. The Jeffersons is one of the longest-running sitcoms, the second-longest-running American series with a primarily African American cast, and the first to prominently feature a married interracial couple.

Original Release

01/18/1975 on CBS

US Release

01/18/1975

Cast

Sherman Hemsley George Jefferson
Isabel Sanford Louise Jefferson
Paul Benedict Harry Bentley
Marla Gibbs Florence Johnston
Roxie Roker Helen Willis / Helen Woodroow Willis
Franklin Cover Tom Willis / Thomas "Tom" Willis
Ned Wertimer
Berlinda Tolbert Jenny Willis Jefferson
Berlinda Tolbert
Ned Wertimer Ralph Hart
(see additional cast & crew)
# Title Air Date
1 Blood and Money Sunday, 14 October 1984
2 Ebony and Ivory Sunday, 21 October 1984
3 Bobbles, Bangles and Booboos Sunday, 28 October 1984
4 A House Divided Sunday, 04 November 1984
5 Some Enchanted Evening Sunday, 18 November 1984
6 The Gift Sunday, 25 November 1984
7 They Don't Make Preachers Like Him Anymore Sunday, 16 December 1984
8 Try a Little Tenderness Sunday, 23 December 1984
9 You'll Never Get Rich Tuesday, 08 January 1985
10 The Unnatural Tuesday, 15 January 1985
11 Chairman of the Bored Tuesday, 22 January 1985
12 Sayonara: Part 1 Tuesday, 29 January 1985
13 Sayonara: Part 2 Tuesday, 05 February 1985
14 Last Dance Tuesday, 19 February 1985
15 The Gang's All Here Tuesday, 05 March 1985
16 Hail to the Chief Tuesday, 12 March 1985
17 A Secret in the Back Room Tuesday, 19 March 1985
18 That Blasted Cunningham Tuesday, 02 April 1985
19 State of Mind Tuesday, 23 April 1985
20 And Up We Go Tuesday, 30 April 1985
21 The Truth Hurts Tuesday, 04 June 1985
22 The Odd Couple Tuesday, 11 June 1985
23 Off-Off-Off-Off Broadway Tuesday, 25 June 1985
24 Red Robins Tuesday, 02 July 1985
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Directors

Jack Shea, Bob Lally, Oz Scott, Tony Singletary, Arlando Smith, David W. Duclon, Paul Benedict, David Silverman

Writers

Norman Lear, Jerry Perzigian, Bryan Joseph, Don Seigel, Jay Moriarty, Mike Milligan, David Lee, Peter Casey, Michael G. Moye, Lloyd Turner, Gordon Mitchell, Ron Leavitt, Robert Wolterstorff, Paul M. Belous, David W. Duclon, John Baskin, Roger Shulman, Marcy Vosburgh, Cheri Steinkellner, Bill Steinkellner, Sandy Sprung, Fred S. Fox, Seaman Jacobs, Bob Baublitz, Dixie Brown Grossman, Nancy Vince, Ted Dale, Kurt Taylor, Jim Rogers, Jeffrey Richman, Neil Lebowitz, Joyce Gittlin, Richard Freiman, Stephen Neigher, Sara Finney-Johnson, Howard Albrecht, Sol Weinstein, Stephen Sustarsic, Bob Bendetson, Lewis Goldstein, Jack Shea, John Ashby, Howard Bendetson, Hans Kracauer, Anthony Bonaduce, Ilene Cooper, Frank Tarloff, Celia Bonaduce, Bernard Burnell Mack, Susan Straughn Harris, David Silverman, James Ritz, Patrick Egan, Michael Ross, Stephen Young, Bernard West, Don Nicholl, Michael Ross, Kim Weiskopf, Marty Farrell, Erik Tarloff, Patt Shea, Al Aidekman, John Donley, Ann Gibbs, Joel Kimmel, Mary-David Sheiner, Sheila Judis Weisberg, Don Segall, George Burditt, Harve Brosten, Tedd Anasti, Marshall Goldberg, Stephen A. Miller, Laura Levine, Art Baer, Ben Joelson, Dick Bensfield, Perry Grant, Winston Moss, Kevin Kelton, Michael S. Baser, Joanne Pagliaro, Arnold Kane, Sandy Veith, Lou Messina, Barry Harman, Elaine Newman, Bobby Herbeck, Sandy Krinski, Mark Miller, Bruce Howard, Gordon Farr, Andrew Guerdat, Steve Kreinberg, Jeffrey Duteil, Bob Fisher, Arthur Marx, Ralph Phillips, Wayne Kline, Diane Messina Stanley, Michael Poryes, Elliot Stern, Jim Carlson, Brian Levant, Marla Gibbs, Martin Donovan, Billy Dee Williams, Booker Bradshaw, David Isaacs, Ken Levine, Larry Balmagia, Brian Pollack, David Silverman, Dennis Koenig, Bill Davenport, Andy Borowitz, George Scott, Mark Rothman, Joe Rosario, Brent Stevens, Marilyn Anderson, Richard B. Eckhaus, Christine Houston, M. Martez Thomas, Olga Vallance, Bob DeVinney, Ed Burnham, Skip Usen, Cindy Begel, Lesa Kite, Vida Spears, Erwin Washington, John V. Hanrahan, Rick Shaw, Calvin Kelly, Mia Abbott, David Talisman, Stephanie Haden, Wade Stevens, Carole Olson, Marita Epp, Rosalind Stevenson, James Kutras, Richard Kraut, Vito J. Giambalvo, Stu Goldman, Mark Zakarin, Warren S. Murray, Donald R. Boyle, Matt Robinson

Creators

Don Nicholl, Bernard West, Michael Ross, Michael Ross

Cast

Sherman Hemsley George Jefferson
Isabel Sanford Louise Jefferson
Paul Benedict Harry Bentley
Marla Gibbs Florence Johnston
Roxie Roker Helen Willis / Helen Woodroow Willis
Franklin Cover Tom Willis / Thomas "Tom" Willis
Ned Wertimer
Berlinda Tolbert Jenny Willis Jefferson
Berlinda Tolbert
Ned Wertimer Ralph Hart
Damon Evans Lionel Jefferson
Mike Evans Lionel Jefferson
Franklin Cover Thomas "Tom" Willis
Roxie Roker Helen Woodroow Willis
Mike Evans
Zara Cully Olivia "Mamma" Jefferson
Zara Cully Mother Jefferson / Olivia "Mamma" Jefferson
Berlinda Tolbert Jenny Willis / Jenny Willis Jefferson
Marla Gibbs
Jay Hammer Allan Willis

Producers

Norman Lear Executive Producer
Bernard West Executive Producer
Don Nicholl Executive Producer
David W. Duclon Executive Producer
Ron Leavitt Executive Producer
Michael Ross Executive Producer
Don Seigel Executive Producer
Jerry Perzigian Executive Producer
Jay Moriarty Executive Producer
Mike Milligan Executive Producer
Michael G. Moye Executive Producer
George Sunga Producer
Bernard West Producer
Don Nicholl Producer
John Maxwell Anderson Producer
Michael Ross Producer
Michael G. Moye Producer
David Lee Producer
Peter Casey Producer
Sylvia O'Gilvie Producer
Mike Milligan Producer
Jack Shea Producer
Jay Moriarty Producer
Don Seigel Producer
Ken Stump Producer
Jerry Perzigian Producer
Sy Rosen Producer
Tedd Anasti Producer
Michael Ross Producer
Ron Leavitt Producer
David W. Duclon Producer

Editors

Larry Harris, Kris Trexler, Jay Scherberth, Grant Johnson, Andy Zall, Tom Klemesrud, Barney Robinson, George Zimmerman, Kelly Sandefur, Rocco Zappia Jr., Robert Bramwell, Chuck Adams, Michael Riolo, Jill Stanton, Harvey Berger, Arthur Schneider, Skip Collector

1985 Golden Globe Best Television Series - Comedy or Musical Nominated
1985 Golden Globe Best Performance by an Actress in a Television Series - Comedy or Musical Nominated
1985 Golden Globe Best Performance by an Actor in a Television Series - Comedy or Musical Nominated
1985 Golden Globe Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role in a Series, Miniseries or Motion Picture Made for Television Nominated
1985 Emmy Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series Nominated
1985 Emmy Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series Nominated
1984 Golden Globe Best Performance by an Actress in a Television Series - Comedy or Musical Nominated
1984 Emmy Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series Nominated
1984 Emmy Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series Nominated
1984 Emmy Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series Nominated
1983 Golden Globe Best Performance by an Actress in a Television Series - Comedy or Musical Nominated
1983 Emmy Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series Nominated
1983 Emmy Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy, Variety or Music Series Nominated
1983 Emmy Outstanding Video Tape Editing for a Series Won
1982 Emmy Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series Nominated
1982 Emmy Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy or Variety or Music Series Nominated
1981 Emmy Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series Won
1981 Emmy Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy or Variety or Music Series Nominated
1980 Emmy Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series Nominated
1979 Emmy Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series Nominated
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