CTVA US Comedy - "The Jeffersons" (CBS) Season 5 (1978-79)

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Starring: Sherman Hemsley (as George Jefferson) & Isabel Sanford (as Louise Jefferson) 
Season 5 (CBS) (1978-79)
Episode Guide compiled by The Classic TV Archive
with contributions by:
references:
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############### The Jeffersons ###############
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CBS Wednesdays 8:00 PM Eastern (24 Episodes)
New Day (Moves from Saturdays to Wednesdays)
T.A.T. Communications Company Production
in association with N.R.W. Productions
Produced by Mike Milligan, Jay Moriarty & Jack Shea (season 1978-79)
Cast: Isabel Sanford, Sherman Hemsley, Roxie Roker et al.

5.1 [--] The Jeffersons: LOUISE'S PAINTING
prod. no. 0501 / 20 September 1978 CBS Wed
director: Jack Shea
script: Nancy Vince, Ted Dale
videotape editor: Kris Trexler.
George hits the roof when he sees Louise's sketch of a nude male model she drew at Helen's art class.

5.2 [--] The Jeffersons: THE HOMECOMING pt. 1
prod. no. 0503 / 27 September 1978 CBS Wed
director: Jack Shea
script: Jay Moriarty, Mike Milligan
videotape editor: Kris Trexler.
Tom's father dies and leaves a warehouse to Alan, with the specific condition that he may not sell it to anyone
on his father's side of the family. Meanwhile, the Help Center can't afford a rent increase, and George's laundry
presser has raised his prices.

5.3 [--] The Jeffersons: THE HOMECOMING pt. 2
prod. no. 0504 / 4 October 1978 CBS Wed
director: Jack Shea
story: Jay Moriarty, Mike Milligan
teleplay: Paul M. Belous, Robert Wolterstorff, Jay Moriarty, & Mike Milligan
videotape editor: Kris Trexler.
George invites Alan to come and stay in his apartment, not letting him know of his ulterior motive: getting the
warehouse.

5.4 [--] The Jeffersons: HOW SLOWLY THEY FORGET
prod. no. 0505 / 11 October 1978 CBS Wed
director: Jack Shea
story: Erwin Washington
teleplay: Nancy Vince, Ted Dale
videotape editor: Kris Trexler.
George asks an old Navy buddy, Cornelius X. Mayflower, to help expedite the approval process for some necessary
licenses for the Help Center.

5.5 [--] The Jeffersons: GEORGE'S DREAM
prod. no. 0502 / 18 October 1978 CBS Wed
director: Jack Shea
script: Bob Baublitz
videotape editor: Kris Trexler.
George dreams it's 1996 - his friends and his wife are commemorating the silver anniversary of his first store
(and he now has twenty), but he's dead.

5.6 [--] The Jeffersons: GEORGE'S NEW STOCKBROKER
prod. no. 0509 / 1 November 1978 CBS Wed
director: Jack Shea
story: Jim Rogers
teleplay: Bryan Joseph, Jay Moriarty, Mike Milligan, Jim Rogers.
George hires Roy Crandall, a former ventriloquist, as his new stockbroker. When his old stockbroker tells him
that Roy spent time in a mental hospital, he regrets this and tries to stop Florence from going out with the man.

5.7 [--] The Jeffersons: HALF A BROTHER
prod. no. 0510 / 8 November 1978 CBS Wed
director: Jack Shea
script: Bob Baublitz
videotape editor: Kris Trexler.
George is up for a nomination as a member of the Board of Directors of his bank. When the Bank President's
daughter takes an interest in Alan, he tries to keep them apart.

5.8 [--] The Jeffersons: ME AND BILLY DEE
prod. no. 0511 / 15 November 1978 CBS Wed
director: Jack Shea
story: Jay Moriarty, Mike Milligan
teleplay: Bryan Joseph
videotape editor: Kris Trexler.
Louise wants a celebrity to talk to the kids at the Help Center, so George suggests Billy Dee Williams, who is
in town making a movie. He calls him up, pretending to be author Alex Haley, and asks Ralph to find a lookalike in
case he can't get the real thing. Florence is excited at first, but when Ralph returns with the name of a celebrity
lookalike agency, she assumes that the man coming to the apartment is an impersonator.

5.9 [--] The Jeffersons: WHAT ARE FRIENDS FOR?
prod. no. 0512 / 22 November 1978 CBS Wed
director: Jack Shea
story: Skip Usen
teleplay: Jay Moriarty, Mike Milligan
videotape editor: Kris Trexler.
George's cousin Dusty needs a new kidney, and since his brother Bob has diabetes, George is the closest possible match.

5.10 [--] The Jeffersons: GEORGE WHO?
prod. no. 0513 / 29 November 1978 CBS Wed
director: Jack Shea
script: Christine Houston
videotape editor: Kris Trexler.
Louise suffers amnesia following a bump to her head. George, Florence and their friends try to restore Weezie's
memory by reenacting favorite and fun moments from her past.

5.11 [--] The Jeffersons: HARRY'S HOUSE GUEST
prod. no. 0507 / 13 December 1978 CBS Wed
director: Jack Shea
script: Fred S. Fox, Seaman Jacobs
videotape editor: Kris Trexler.

5.12 [--] The Jeffersons: GEORGE FINDS A FATHER
prod. no. 0516 / 20 December 1978 CBS Wed
directed by Jack Shea
teleplay by Kurt Taylor, John Donley, Paul M. Belous & Robert Wolterstorff
story by Kurt Taylor & John Donley
videotape editor: Kris Trexler.
George finds out a disturbing secret about his mother from his guardian during the Christmas holiday.

5.13 [--] The Jeffersons: LOUISE'S SISTER
prod. no. 0514 / 3 January 1979 CBS Wed
director: Jack Shea
script: Bob Baublitz
videotape editor: Kris Trexler.

5.14 [--] The Jeffersons: LOUISE'S REUNION
prod. no. 0508 / 10 January 1979 CBS Wed
director: Jack Shea
script: Howard Albrecht, Sol Weinstein
videotape editor: Kris Trexler.

5.15 [--] The Jeffersons: A BEDTIME STORY
prod. no. 0520 / 24 January 1979 CBS Wed
directed by Jack Shea
written by Stephen Neigher
videotape editor: Kris Trexler.

5.16 [--] The Jeffersons: FLORENCE MEETS MISTER RIGHT
prod. no. 0519 / 31 January 1979 CBS Wed
directed by Jack Shea
written by Peter Casey & David Lee
videotape editor: Kris Trexler.

5.17 [--] The Jeffersons: LOUISE'S AWARD
prod. no. 0515 / 7 February 1979 CBS Wed
directed by Jack Shea
written by M. Martez Thomas
videotape editor: Kris Trexler.

5.18 [--] The Jeffersons: THE OTHER WOMAN
prod. no. 0521 / 21 February 1979 CBS Wed
directed by Jack Shea
story by Jack Shea
teleplay by Jerry Perzigian & Donald L. Seigel
videotape editor: Kris Trexler

5.19 [--] The Jeffersons: THE HOLD OUT
prod. no. 0518 / 28 February 1979 CBS Wed
directed by Jack Shea
teleplay by Bryan Joseph
story by Bernard Burnell Mack
videotape editor: Kris Trexler.

5.20 [--] The Jeffersons: THE ONES YOU LOVE
prod. no. 0517 / 7 March 1979 CBS Wed
directed by Jack Shea
written by Stephen Neigher
videotape editor: Kris Trexler.

5.21 [--] The Jeffersons: EVERY NIGHT FEVER
prod. no. 0523 / 28 March 1979 CBS Wed
director: Jack Shea
script: Bryan Joseph
videotape editor: Kris Trexler.
Louise's plan to spend more time with George backfires when he catches "disco fever" and goes dancing every night.

5.22 [--] The Jeffersons: THREE FACES OF FLORENCE
prod. no. 0522 / 4 April 1979 CBS Wed
director: Jack Shea
story by Bernard Burnell Mack
teleplay by Paul M. Belous & Robert Wolsterstorff
videotape editor: Kris Trexler.

5.23 [--] The Jeffersons: LOUISE'S CONVENTION
prod. no. 0506 / 11 April 1979 CBS Wed
director: Jack Shea
script: Paul M. Belous, Robert Woltersdorff
videotape editor: Kris Trexler.

5.24 [--] The Jeffersons: THE FREEZE-IN
prod. no. 0524 / 18 April 1979 CBS Wed
director: Jack Shea
story: Jay Moriarty, Mike Milligan
teleplay: Jay Moriarty, Mike Milligan, Jerry Perzigian, & Donald L. Seigel
videotape editor: Kris Trexler.

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