"The Lie Detector"
Season 3, Episode 4
#41 in Series
Episode Information
Network: CBS-TV
Air date: October 16, 1976
Written by: Lloyd Turner & Gordon Mitchell
Directed by: Jack Shea
Production code: 3.4 / 304
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The Lie Detector was the 41st overall episode of The Jeffersons TV series, also the fourth episode of Season 3. Directed by Jack Shea and written by Lloyd Turner and Gordon Mitchell, the episode made its premiere on CBS-TV on October 16, 1976.


Lionel's principles could cost him his job and the respect of his father when he quits his job after being forced to take a lie detector test on his first day at work. .


On his very first day at his new job, Lionel is expected to submit to a polygraph test and then quits because he feels the test is a violation of his privacy.

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