"George Finds a Father"
Season 5, Episode 12
#99 in Series
Episode Information
Network: CBS-TV / U.S.
Air date: December 20, 1978
Written by: Kurt Taylor & John Donley (teleplay/story)
Paul M. Belous and Robert Wolterstoff (teleplay)
Directed by: Jack Shea
Production code: 5.12 / 516
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George Finds a Father was the 99th overall episode of The Jeffersons TV series, also the 12th episode of Season 5. Directed by Jack Shea and written as a teleplay by Kurt Taylor and John Donley, who also penned the original story, with Paul M. Belous and Robert Wolterstoff, the episode made its premiere on CBS-TV on December 20, 1978.


George finds out a disturbing secret about his mother from his guardian during the Christmas holiday.


The Christmas season brings old friends, Buddy and Zeke, to the Jefferson apartment. With them comes along a long buried secret, one that George can't handle. Buddy and George's mother were lovers.

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