The Jeffersons (1975–1985)
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Lionel the Playboy 

Lionel spends time with high-society people at a party, thinking that he is "making it to the top." Therefore, he threatens to quit school indefinitely, much to the dismay of Louise.

Director:

Jack Shea

Writers:

Don Nicholl (created by), Michael Ross (created by) | 4 more credits »

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Cast

Episode cast overview:
Isabel Sanford ... Louise Jefferson
Sherman Hemsley ... George Jefferson
Zara Cully ... Mother Olivia Jefferson
Berlinda Tolbert ... Jenny Willis
Mike Evans ... Lionel Jefferson
Paul Benedict ... Harry Bentley
Ronnell Bright Ronnell Bright ... Piano Player
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Storyline

Lionel spends all night at a party full of high-society people and thinks he is heading to the top of the world when he befriended influential people. This mindset soon gets the best of him as he thinks about changing his life course, and complains that Louise is planning out his life for him. He threatens to quit school indefinitely, much to the dismay of Louise, and is straining his relationship with Jenny. Written by Oliver Chu

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Genres:

Comedy

Certificate:

TV-PG
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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

8 February 1975 (USA) See more »

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Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Connections

References Cabaret (1972) See more »

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