Episode: 038 | Aired: September 25, 1976
Airing in September of 1976, George exploits the bicentennial by claiming to be the great-great-great grandson of Thomas Jefferson in order to squash a competitor.
Episode: 039 | Aired: October 02, 1976
Facing eviction, Florence appeals to Louise. After offering Florence a live-in position, both women face something worse than eviction: trying to get George to agree.
Episode: 040 | Aired: October 09, 1976
Louise chides George for working too hard; so, he sneaks around at night to hide the fact he is working on opening a new store. Trouble is, Louise suspects the sneaking around has something to do with a love letter she finds.
Episode: 041 | Aired: October 16, 1976
Lionel refuses to take a lie detector test at his new job. When he arrives home to take a family picture and announces his news, he endures his fathers suspicion.
Episode: 042 | Aired: October 23, 1976
George is embarrassed when Lionel passes off his high school-dropout father as a Harvard grad. George trudges through a high school equivalency test -- as well as a betting war with Florence.
Episode: 043 | Aired: October 30, 1976
George has to make a choice: sell the business for a small fortune, or sell out his friend.
Episode: 044 | Aired: November 10, 1976
Lionel finds an apartment. George and Louise are not thrilled at the prospect of an empty nest and more than shocked to find out Jenny will be Lionels new roommate.
Episode: 045 | Aired: November 17, 1976
Tom saves Georges life with the Heimlich maneuver. When George tires of the heros welcome Tom gets around the building, George devises a way to make things even again.
Episode: 046 | Aired: November 24, 1976
Jenny agonizes over her feelings toward Lionel. Questioning her love for him, she is put to the test when it looks like her intended might have been killed in a bus crash along with Tom and George.
Episode: 047 | Aired: December 08, 1976
Jenny is furious after George suggests Lionel ask her to sign a prenuptial agreement. George faces marital woes of his own after Louise makes a bet with him.
Episode: 048 | Aired: December 15, 1976
The early morning intruder in the kitchen turns out to be Florences boyfriend. Its Jeffersons vs. Johnston in a battle for appropriate boundaries, ending with Florences quitting.
Episode: 049 | Aired: December 22, 1976
Its Christmas Eve, and everyone is looking forward to the wedding. George takes exception to the ministers racial and familial background. He and Tom fight, and it is up to Louise and some well-placed Christmas carolers to save the day.
Episode: 050 | Aired: January 05, 1977
When Louise forgets to make an important call, George pleads with her to improve her memory. She takes a class to better her memory, while Florence takes a class in Judo.
Episode: 051 | Aired: January 12, 1977
Never listen to George Jefferson for advice. Bentley is afraid of a bully in his garage. Georges counsel lands Bentley in jail. The incident impedes Louises plans to go on a trip to San Francisco.
Episode: 052 | Aired: January 17, 1977
George, much to Louises chagrin, takes up flying lessons. Eventually, so does she.
Episode: 053 | Aired: January 24, 1977
After a childhood buddy dies, George feels guilty for not keeping in touch with the old gang. So he organizes a reunion.
Episode: 054 | Aired: January 31, 1977
Georges latest business deal is with an interracial couple. He invites them to dinner and uncharacteristically asks the Willises to join. When Tom and Helen get wind of the plan -- and get offended -- they leave before the other couple arrives.
Episode: 055 | Aired: February 07, 1977
Louise gets a taste of her own medicine when Jenny and she battle over taking care of an ailing Lionel. The mother of all mothers-in-law, Mother Jefferson, also makes an appearance.
Episode: 056 | Aired: February 21, 1977
If its good for the Willises, its good for the Jeffersons. Thats what Louise thinks about the marriage counselor who has been helping Tom and Helen.
Episode: 057 | Aired: February 28, 1977
Marla Gibbss 227 husband, Hal Williams, guest stars as a man who befriends Louise in a French class, much to Georges dismay.
Episode: 058 | Aired: March 07, 1977
Mother Jefferson stirs up trouble when she invites Georges first girlfriend to the house for dinner.
Episode: 059 | Aired: March 21, 1977
Its a battle of the sexes when Jenny is offered a scholarship to Oxford. After Lionels company wont transfer him abroad and he wants her to stay stateside, the line in the sand is drawn between the Willis/Jefferson men and their wives.
Episode: 060 | Aired: March 28, 1977
Georges wallet is in the right place, if not his heart: his sudden generosity to a Harlem youth center is merely an attempt to beat out a competitor for the Black Businessmans Award.
Episode: 061 | Aired: April 11, 1977
Its Louises birthday, but she is upset upon learning from her doctor that she will live to be 100. Feeling like her life is not fulfilling, she puts a damper on the surprise party George and the rest have planned.