CTVA US Comedy - "The Jeffersons" (CBS) Season 8 (1981-82)

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Starring: Sherman Hemsley (as George Jefferson) & Isabel Sanford (as Louise Jefferson) 
Season 8 (CBS) (1981-82)
Episode Guide compiled by The Classic TV Archive
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############### The Jeffersons ###############
############## season 8 1981-82 ##############
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CBS Sundays 9:30 PM Eastern (24 Episodes)
T.A.T. Communications Company production
Produced by Michael G. Moye (season 1981-82)
Cast: Isabel Sanford, Sherman Hemsley, Roxie Roker et al.

8.1 [--] The Jeffersons: THE SEPARATION, pt. 1
prod. no. 0723 / 4 October 1981 CBS Sun
(produced at the end of season 7 - first aired at the start of season 8)
directed by Bob Lally
story by Jay Moriarty & Mike Milligan
teleplay by Bob Bendetson & Howard Bendetson
videotape editor: Larry Harris.
With a young daughter and a job offer waiting in Japan, times should be happy for Lionel and Jenny Jefferson.
But they're far from happy; in fact, they're so happy they've agreed to a separation. This sets none to well
with the Jeffersons or the Willises, who are determined to get at the root of the matter ... or in George's
case, meddle to the point where they have to get back together.

8.2 [--] The Jeffersons: THE SEPARATION, pt. 2
prod. no. 0724 / 11 October 1981 CBS Sun
(produced at the end of season 7 - first aired at the start of season 8)
directed by Bob Lally
story by Jay Moriarty & Mike Milligan
teleplay by Ted Dale & Nancy Vince;
videotape editor: Larry Harris
George's plan for getting unhappy spouses Lionel and Jenny back together: Hiring a marriage counselor and
tricking his son and daughter-in-law to the apartment to an involuntary counseling session.

8.3 [--] The Jeffersons: LOUISE'S FATHER
prod. no. 0722 / 18 October 1981 CBS Sun
(produced at the end of season 7 - first aired at the start of season 8)
directed by Bob Lally
written by Jerry Perzigian & Donald L. Seigel
videotape editor: Larry Harris

8.4 [--] The Jeffersons: MY MAID, YOUR MAID
prod. no. 802 / 25 October 1981 CBS Sun
directed by Bob Lally
written by Jerry Perzigian, Donald L. Seigel, Peter Casey & David Lee
videotape editor: Michael Riolo

8.5 [--] The Jeffersons: I'VE STILL GOT IT
prod. no. 801 / 1 November 1981 CBS Sun
directed by Bob Lally
written by Fred S. Fox & Seaman Jacobs
videotape editor: Larry Harris

8.6 [--] The Jeffersons: FLORENCE DID IT BETTER
prod. no. 803 / 8 November 1981
directed by Bob Lally
written by Michael G. Moye
videotape editor: Larry Harris

8.7 [--] The Jeffersons: FLORENCE DID IT DIFFERENT
prod. no. 0805 / 15 November 1981
directed by Bob Lally
written by Michael G. Moye
videotape editor: Larry Harris

8.8 [--] The Jeffersons: THE HOUSE THAT GEORGE BUILT
prod. no. 0806 / 29 November 1981 CBS Sun
directed by Bob Lally
written by Jerry Perzigian & Donald L. Seigel
videotape editor: Larry Harris.

8.9 [--] The Jeffersons: A WHOLE LOT OF TROUBLE
prod. no. 0808 / 6 December 1981 CBS Sun
directed by Bob Lally
written by Jerry Perzigian & Donald L. Seigel
videotape editor: Larry Harris

8.10 [--] The Jeffersons: I'VE GOT A SECRET
prod. no. 0721 / 20 December 1981 CBS Sun
(produced at the end of season 7 - first aired in season 8)
directed by Bob Lally
written by Jerry Perzigian, Donald L. Seigel, Peter Casey, & David Lee
videotape editor: Larry Harris

8.11 [--] The Jeffersons: A CHARMED LIFE
prod. no. 0813 / 27 December 1981 CBS Sun
directed by Bob Lally
written by Peter Casey & David Lee
videotape editor: Larry Harris

8.12 [--] The Jeffersons: THAMMY THE THONGWRITER
prod. no. 0809 / 3 January 1982 CBS Sun
directed by Bob Lally
written by Ron Leavitt & David W. Duclon
videotape editor: Larry Harris

8.13 [--] The Jeffersons: I SPY
prod. no. 0811 / 17 January 1982 CBS Sun
directed by Bob Lally
written by Sara V. Finney
videotape editor: Larry Harris

8.14 [--] The Jeffersons: DOG-GONE
prod. no. 0807 / 24 January 1982 CBS Sun
directed by Bob Lally
written by Mark Rothman & Jeffrey Duteil
videotape editor: Larry Harris

8.15 [--] The Jeffersons: BLAZING JEFFERSONS
prod. no. 804 / 31 January 1982 CBS Sun
directed by Bob Lally
teleplay by Jerry Perzigian, Donald L. Seigel, Peter Casey & David Lee
story by David W. Duclon & Ron Leavitt
videotape editor: Larry Harris
One of George's stores in Brooklyn catches fire and is heavily damaged. When faulty wiring is suspected, Tom
encourages him to file an insurance claim and hold the man responsible for the bad wiring. Bad news: Lionel
installed the wiring!

8.16 [--] The Jeffersons: MEN OF THE CLOTH
prod. no. 0812 / 7 February 1982 CBS Sun
directed by Bob Lally
written by Michael G. Moye
videotape editor: Larry Harris

8.17 [--] The Jeffersons: A CASE OF SELF-DEFENSE
prod. no. 0810 / 21 February 1982 CBS Sun
directed by Bob Lally
written by Joyce Gittlin & Jeffrey Richman
videotape editor: Larry Harris
Lionel and Jenny's apartment is burglarized and looted. George worries that the crime wave will spread to his
"deluxe apartment in the sky" and is determined to buy some insurance ... in the form of a gun. Louise totally
objects, and is outraged when George goes behind her back to buy one. George finally realizes that a gun is a
dangerous investment when little Jessica accidentally fires it and barely avoids shooting herself.

8.18 [--] The Jeffersons: MY WIFE, I THINK I'LL KEEP HER
prod. no. 0816 / 7 March 1982 CBS Sun
directed by Bob Lally
written by Peter Casey & David Lee
videotape editor: Larry Harris

8.19 [--] The Jeffersons: GUESS WHO'S NOT COMING TO DINNER?
prod. no. 0819 / 14 March 1982 CBS Sun
directed by Bob Lally
written by Brian Pollack & Rick Shaw
videotape editor: Larry Harris.

8.20 [--] The Jeffersons: THE STRAYS, pt. 1
prod. no. 0821 / 21 March 1982
directed by Bob Lally
written by Michael G. Moye
videotape editor: Larry Harris.
One of the delivery boys at Jefferson Cleaners is robbed at gunpoint by a street gang ... made up entirely of female
hoods. When George goes to confront the female gangsters, they easily subdue him and then stab him. While he is
writhing in pain on the sidewalk, the girls help themselves to Louise's ring George was taking to have reset as
an anniversary gift.

8.21 [--] The Jeffersons: THE STRAYS, pt. 2
prod. no. 0822 / 28 March 1982
directed by Bob Lally
written by Michael G. Moye
videotape editor: Larry Harris
It turns out that George is OK and will recover, but while recuperating, he contemplates a plan to get Louise's ring
back from The Strays (the all-female gang whose members nearly killed George), despite her objections. George decides
to hatch his plan for revenge anyway, knowing full well that the consequences could be far more severe.

8.22 [--] The Jeffersons: JEFFERSONS' GREATEST HITS
prod. no. 0815 / 11 April 1982 CBS Sun
directed by Bob Lally
written by Ralph Phillips
videotape editor: Larry Harris

8.23 [--] The Jeffersons: A SMALL VICTORY
prod. no. 0814 / 18 April 1982 CBS Sun
directed by Bob Lally
written by Ron Leavitt & David W. Duclon
videotape editor: Larry Harris

8.24 [--] The Jeffersons: LESSON IN LOVE
prod. no. 0823 / 2 May 1982 CBS Sun
directed by Bob Lally
written by Jerry Perzigian & Donald L. Siegel
videotape editor: Larry Harris

8.25 [--] The Jeffersons: DO NOT FORSAKE ME, OH MY HELEN
prod. no. 0824 / 16 May 1982 CBS Sun
directed by Bob Lally
written by Peter Casey & David Lee
videotape editor: Larry Harris.

############### The Jeffersons ###############
############### end of season 8 ###############
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