"The Hold Out"
Season 5, Episode 19
#106 in Series
Episode Information
Network: CBS-TV / U.S.
Air date: February 28, 1979
Written by: Bryan Joseph
Original story by: Bernard Burnell Mack
Directed by: Jack Shea
Production code: 5.19 / 518
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The Hold Out was the 106th overall episode of The Jeffersons TV series, also the 19th episode of Season 5. Directed by Jack Shea and written by Bryan Joseph, the episode, whose original story was written by Bernard Burrell Mack, made its premiere on CBS-TV on February 28, 1979.


George gets caught between his morals and his money when his efforts to increase his take on a business deal turn him into an unlikely neighborhood hero.


George becomes the holdout when he refuses to sell his first store to a company who is buying up all the buildings on the block. His strategy, holdout to up the offer despite the fact that the company plans to build an expensive apartment building which would put those living there now, out on the street.

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