"George and Louise in a Bind: Part One"
Season 4, Episode 23
#84 in Series
Episode Information
Network: CBS-TV
Air date: February 18, 1978
Written by: Jim Rogers
Directed by: Jack Shea
Production code: 4.23 / 421A
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George and Louise in a Bind: Part One was the 84th overall episode of The Jeffersons TV series, also the 23rd episode of Season 4. Directed by Jack Shea and written by Jim Rogers, the episode made its premiere on CBS-TV on February 25, 1978.


A burglar breaks into the Jeffersons' apartment and ties up George and Louise. As the burglar goes about his work, the couple are left to reminisce about their past. This episode includes clips from both "The Jeffersons" and "All in the Family."

Production notesEdit

  • Parts One through Three originally aired as a special 90-minute episode.
  • Three days after this 90-minute episode aired, actress Zara Cully, who portrayed Mother Jefferson, died at age 86.


Clip show. Louise and George have yet another one of their infamous fights which leads to Louise storming off to the Willis'. Soon after she leaves, a burglar holds George hostage and ties him up. Louise also gets tied up when she returns. This leads to George and Louise reminiscing about their lives and the time they've spent together. Numerous clips are shown from both The Jeffersons and All in the Family.

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