"The Expectant Father"
Season 6, Episode 7
#118 in Series
Episode Information
Network: CBS-TV / U.S.
Air date: November 11, 1979
Written by: Michael G. Moye
Directed by: Bob Lally
Production code: 6.7 / 604
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The Expectant Father was the 118th overall episode of The Jeffersons TV series, also the seventh episode of Season 6. Directed by Bob Lally and written by Michael G. Moye, the episode made its premiere on CBS-TV on November 11, 1979.


Lionel becomes overwhelmed with advice on being a father when he and Jenny arrive at the Jefferson apartment, one evening which prompts him to storm out.


The Jeffersons and Willises are shocked when "expectant father" Lionel storms out of the apartment to pursue a boyhood dream. Lionel's mysterious actions make sense to no one except George -- who had spent a similar night of his own.

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