"George and Whitty"
Season 4, Episode 16
#77 in Series
Episode Information
Network: CBS-TV
Air date: January 7, 1978
Written by: Howard Albrecht & Sol Weinstein
Directed by: Jack Shea
Production code: 4.16 / 416
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George and Whitty was the 77th overall episode of The Jeffersons TV series, also the 16th episode of Season 4. Directed by Jack Shea and written by Howard Albrecht and Sol Weinstein, the episode made its premiere on CBS-TV on January 7, 1978.


George and Louise discover that the landlord, Mr. Whittendale, may not be renewing their lease. This prompts George and Louise to invite Whittendale over to discuss this matter. However, just before he comes over, Harry drops his ant farm in the middle of the Jefferson's living room.


When the lease on the Jeffersons' apartment is going to expire, H.L. Whittendale is thinking about renting the apartment to close friends of his. Worried about losing their home, George and Louise invite Mr. Whittendale over for a drink and social hour, hoping to gain his friendship. However, the man they invited over turns out to be H.L.'s brother, R.S. Whittendale.

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