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.

Information

Airs
CBS
First Aired On:
1975-01-18
Genres
Comedy
Actors
Berlinda Tolbert, Damon Evans, Franklin Cover, Isabel Sanford, Jay Hammer, Marla Gibbs, Mike Evans, Paul Benedict, Roxie Roker, Sherman Hemsley, Zara Cully

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