In the hour-long season four opener, George plans a party for the opening of a new office. When he brags to folks at Charlies about his success, two thugs overhear and break into the apartment, with the intent to kidnap Louise.
The kidnappers call George demanding a $100,000 ransom for the kidnapping of his wife. Little do they know they have kidnapped Florence.
Eddie, one of Georges navy buddies, wants to meet up with him. But Eddies dropped one of the ds and is now Edie. George soon discovers that the d is not the only thing Eddie got rid of.
Ernest Harden Jr. makes his first series appearance as Marcus Garvey Henderson, Georges young assistant. They get off to a rocky start. After George jumps at the chance of getting the street kid to work for him at half price, he discovers a suede jacket is missing.
Afraid of dying, George wants to leave behind a legacy: A bust of himself on display. Seriously, he hires a sculptor.
Louise and Helen are pitted against each other when Helen is chosen for a job Louise wants at the Help Center.
Florences bickering parents pay the Jefferson household an unexpected and unnerving visit. Sleep deprivation ensues.
George takes Marcus on a camping trip in order to avoid his mother. They contend with the elements while the women back home land Stevie Wonder tickets.
Louise loses her wedding corsage. With his wife superstitious that her marriage is over, George does everything he can to prove otherwise.
Volunteering at a museum, Louise shows an affinity for archaeology and an attractive single archaeologist. When he plans an expedition -- with Louise as his only travel companion -- she hides this from George.
George attends a costume ball hosted by the Interracial Awareness Association to meet a costume factory-owner who can give him more business.
George needs Florence to do what she does best: insult him. He wants her to work her magic in front of a potential big customer who loves her sharp tongue. It goes so far as George taking Florence with him on a business trip.
Louise, per usual, wants George at home more; she makes her workaholic husband hire a general manager, but George is too picky with the application pool.
The Jefferson Curve is a bend in the truth. Like Marcus sweet-talking a girl and telling her hes Lionel. The Jefferson Curve leads to George and Louise believing Lionel is having an affair.
When Louise discovers that George has been sending presents and money to a mysterious address in Harlem, she follows him to find out why.
George and Louise are stunned by their landlord Whittendales plans to evict them, so they invite him over to discuss the issue. Bentleys ant farm gets in the way.
George is on cloud nine when he finally persuades Lionel to join him in the familys cleaning business, until Lionel starts taking him to the cleaners.
George blows a fuse when a power blackout hits the city and looters do the same to his store. As George and Marcus arrive at the store, justice is served -- to the wrong people.
George supports Florences desire to form a maids union until he gets wind that Whittendale doesnt. When Florence organizes a union-forming meeting at the apartment, she and Louise have to prevent George from finding out.
When George calls President Carter as a publicity stunt, he gets more publicity than he expected.
Two Marriages might be down the drain: Helen doesnt want Tom to co-sign a loan with George to start a publishing business and Louise accidentally drops her wedding ring in the sink.
Whatcho talkin bout, Weezy? Gary Coleman plays Georges difficult nephew, who stays with the Jeffersons.
A burglar ties up the bickering George and Louise. Stuck in rope, they reminisce. This is the Its the first half hour of a ninety-minute retrospective.
Sure, it may be only the fourth season of the show, but the clip fest continues as captured George and Louise reminisce. All in the Family moments are included.
the clip fest continues as captured George and Louise reminisce.
Jennys thesis research on street gangs puts her in danger. Tom and George follow her to Harlem, where she meets up with Marcus and some unsavory characters.