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"What Are Friends For?"
Season 5, Episode 9
#96 in Series
Episode Information
Network: CBS-TV / U.S.
Air date: November 22, 1978
Written by: Jay Moriarty & Mike Milligan (teleplay)
Skip Usen (story)
Directed by: Jack Shea
Production code: 5.9 / 512
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What Are Friends For? was the 96th overall episode of The Jeffersons TV series, also the ninth episode of Season 5. Directed by Jack Shea and written as a teleplay by Jay Moriarty & Mike Milligan from a story written by Skip Usen, the episode made its premiere on CBS-TV on November 22, 1978.

SynopsisEdit

Dusty, George's cousin, visits. When Dusty asks George for a kidney since his are failing, it leads George to take a long hard look at the pros and cons of parting with one of his organs.

StorylineEdit

George is thrilled to get a visit from his favorite cousin, Dusty. George's thrill turns to shock when Dusty asks George for a kidney since his are failing. Since Dusty's own brother Bob has diabetes, George is the next closest possible match. This leads George to take a long hard look at the pros and cons of parting ways with one of his organs.

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