"One Flew Into the Cuckoo's Nest"
Season 6, Episode 12
#123 in Series
Episode Information
Network: CBS-TV / U.S.
Air date: January 6. 1980
Written by: Peter Casey and David Lee
Directed by: Bob Lally
Production code: 6.12 / 613
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One Flew Into the Cuckoo's Nest was the 123rd overall episode of The Jeffersons TV series, also the 12th episode of Season 6. Directed by Bob Lally and written by Peter Casey and David Lee, the episode made its premiere on CBS-TV on January 6, 1980.


While making a dry cleaning delivery at a mental institution, George is accidentally mistaken as a mental patient, when the real patient escapes disguised as George.


George attempts to get out of a painting party at the Willises, get him into plenty of trouble at a state mental hospital, where he goes crazy trying to convince everyone that he's sane. The only one who knows that George is being held by mistake is one of the mental patients.

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