"Mother Jefferson's Birthday"
Season 2, Episode 19
#32 in Series
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Network: CBS-TV
Air date: January 31, 1976
Written by: Fred S. Fox & Seaman Jacobs
Directed by: Jack Shea
Production code: 2.19 / 219
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Mother Jefferson's Birthday was the 32nd overall episode of The Jeffersons TV series, also the 19th episode of Season 2. Directed by Jack Shea and written by Fred S. Fox and Seaman Jacobs, the episode, which was videotaped on December 23, 1975, made its premiere on CBS-TV on January 31, 1976.


Hell hath no fury like a mother whose son has forgotten her birthday - especially her 70th. Louise decides to reunite Mother Jefferson with her estranged sister.


Mother Jefferson visits George, Louise and Lionel on her birthday, expecting them to throw her a surprise party. However, after they realized they've forgotten about the big day, George, Louise and Lionel scramble to find the surprise Mother Jefferson is anxiously waiting for.

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