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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.

Rating:
 (5 Ratings)
Network: CBS
Actors: Sherman Hemsley,
Berlinda Tolbert,
Damon Evans,
Franklin Cover,
et al.
Genres: Comedy
First Aired: January 18, 1975
Runtime: 25 minutes
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