The Jeffersons: Season 3

Episodes

# Air Date Title
1 Sep 25
1976

George and the President

George’s rival in the dry cleaning business, Cunningham, is running a campaign due to the Bicentennial celebration. This prompts George to come up with his own campaign…

2 Oct 02
1976

Louise Gets Her Way

Florence breaks down and tells Louise that she’s losing her apartment due to the fact that the building is going to be torn down, this leads Louise to offer Florence a li…

3 Oct 09
1976

Louise Suspects

George is sneaking around trying to hide the fact that he’s opening another store. He goes so far as to convince Louise he’s having an affair after she discovers a…

4 Oct 16
1976

The Lie Detector

Lionel is ecstatic about his first day at his new job. However, when he is forced to take a lie detector test to verify everything in his portfolio, he promptly quits. Meanwh…

5 Oct 23
1976

George's Diploma

George sets out to get a diploma after Lionel lies about George’s education to his college pals saying he graduated from Harvard.

6 Oct 30
1976

The Retirement Party

George is ready to sell out to a big corporation after a company makes him a lucrative offer. This would make him a vice president however, after reading over a booklet on the…

7 Nov 10
1976

Lionel's Pad

8 Nov 17
1976

Tom the Hero

George becomes indebted to Tom after he gives George the Heimlich remover at Charlie’s bar, when George begins to choke on some popcorn. However, George quickly finds aw…

9 Nov 24
1976

Jenny's Discovery

Jenny comes down with a case of premarital jitters and begins to doubt her feelings for Lionel. However, her feelings are tested when George, Tom and Lionel all appear to have…

10 Dec 08
1976

The Agreement

George interferes in Lionel and Jenny’s relationship by suggesting to Lionel that he have Jenny sign a pre-nuptial agreement. This leads to Jenny and Lionel to get into…

11 Dec 15
1976

Florence in Love

One early morning, Louise and George are startled to discover a man in the kitchen, it isn’t until after George threatens to beat him with a trophy, that he learns that F…

12 Dec 22
1976

The Christmas Wedding

Christmas eve brings disharmony to the Jefferson household when George argues with Tom over the preparations for Lionel and Jenny’s wedding which is to take place that ev…

13 Jan 05
1977

Louise Forgets

Louise is reading a book to try to help her to remember things, but the one thing George doesn’t want her to forget, she does. She forgets to call his broker to invest s…

14 Jan 12
1977

Bentley's Problem

Harry is having problems with the person who parks his car next to him in the garage. Seeking advice, Harry goes to George. However, George’s advice lands Harry in jail…

15 Jan 17
1977

Jefferson Airplane

Louise is fed up with George’s workaholic attitude and urges him to get a hobby. However, the hobby he chooses has her worried sick, he’s decided to take up flying…

16 Jan 24
1977

George's Guilt

George feels guilty for not staying in touch with the members of a childhood gang, after the death of one of the members. This leads George to hold a reunion at the apartment…

17 Jan 31
1977

A Case of Black and White

George’s latest business deal is with a black man married to a white woman, so when he invites them over for dinner, he also has Tom and Helen come over, to make it look…

18 Feb 07
1977

Louise vs. Jenny

Lionel falls ill while visiting his parents and Louise goes all out to take care of him. When Jenny comes over, she wants to take care of her sick husband which leads to a bat…

19 Feb 21
1977

The Marriage Counselors

After learning that Tom and Helen are taking a course on how to improve their marriage, and seeing their results, Louise tries to get George to take the course with her. Howev…

20 Feb 28
1977

Louise's Friend

Louise is taking French lessons and makes a friend with one of her classmates. However, when George discovers that her friend is a man, he is furious and can’t believe t…

21 Mar 07
1977

The Old Flame

Mother Jefferson invites a secret guest over for dinner and Louise and George are curious. When George learns that the guest is his old girlfriend, Harriet Johnson, he goes al…

22 Mar 21
1977

Jenny's Opportunity

Jenny has just one a scholarship to study for the summer at Oxford in England. Lionel thinks it would be a great experience for Jenny, that is until he learns his company won&…

23 Mar 28
1977

George the Philanthropist

George is in the running for a prestigious award and is out to beat a fierce competitor by pledging more to a charity than his competitors. He pledges his money to open up a y…

24 Apr 11
1977

Louise's Physical

George, Tom, Helen, Harry and Florence are all sneaking around to set up a surprise birthday party for Louise. However, Louise is not exactly in a party mood after she comes b…

About The Jeffersons

A sitcom about a black couple “movin’ on up” from a modest Queens neighborhood to deluxe apartment in Manhattan’s ritzy East Side. The show was spun-off from “All in the Family” in 1975 and for the next 11 seasons, The Jeffersons lived among a kaleidoscope of characters, including their sassy maid Florence, a bizarre British neighbor named Bentley, and the Willises — TV’s first married couple in which one character was black and one was white. Like All in the Family, The Jeffersons had a bigoted, opinionated loud-mouth at its center: George Jefferson, who was constantly putting his foot in his mouth. The show tackled many serious issues, although comedy was the key element of its success.

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