"A Case of Black and White"
Season 3, Episode 17
#54 in Series
Episode Information
Network: CBS-TV
Air date: January 31, 1977
Written by: Fred S. Fox, Seaman Jacobs, Lloyd Turner & Gordon Mitchell
Directed by: Jack Shea
Production code: 3.17 / 317
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A Case of Black and White was the 54th overall episode of The Jeffersons TV series, also the 17th episode of Season 3. Directed by Jack Shea and written by Fred S. Fox, Seaman Jacobs, Lloyd Turner and Gordon Mitchell, the episode made its premiere on CBS-TV on January 31, 1977.


George is forced to wait hand and foot on his maid and his doorman in order to save a big business deal.


George invites Frank Howard, a man he is hoping to do business with and who is in an interracial marriage, to his apartment to meet his "dear friends" Tom and Helen to prove to Frank that he is not prejudice towards interracial couples. However, when Tom and Helen walk out on George, he asks Florence to pose as Helen and Ralph to pose as Tom. In a twist ending, the Willis pose as Florence and Ralph!

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