The Jeffersons (1975–1985)
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Not So Dearly Beloved 

George tells his rude and classless employee, Wendell, to come up to his apartment, where George plans to fire him. However, while George is talking, Wendell collapses on the sofa and dies of a stroke.

Director:

Bob Lally

Writers:

Don Nicholl (created by), Michael Ross (created by) | 6 more credits »

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Cast

Episode cast overview:
Isabel Sanford ... Louise Jefferson
Sherman Hemsley ... George Jefferson
Roxie Roker ... Helen Willis
Franklin Cover ... Tom Willis
Marla Gibbs ... Florence Johnston
Paul Benedict ... Harry Bentley
Earl Billings ... Wendell Thomas
Lou Rogers III Lou Rogers III ... Fred
Al Fann ... Funeral Director
Frances E. Nealy Frances E. Nealy ... Mrs. Thomas (as Frances Nealy)
Tracee Lyles Tracee Lyles ... Woman #1
Myrna White Myrna White ... Woman #2
Pucci Jhones Pucci Jhones ... Woman #3
Roy Andrews Roy Andrews ... Man #1
Hugh McPhillips Hugh McPhillips ... Old Man
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Storyline

Tom took one of his suits to George's cleaning store and his employee, Wendell, spilled jelly on it. When Wendell refused to address the issue, Tom complains to George. Realizing that Tom's complaint isn't the only one received against Wendell, George tells his employee to come up to his apartment, where he plans to terminate his employment. When Wendell arrives and George begins talking, however, Wendell collapses on the sofa and dies of a stroke. Written by Oliver Chu

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Genres:

Comedy

Certificate:

TV-PG
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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

15 March 1981 (USA) See more »

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Technical Specs

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Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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