"Mother Jefferson's Fall"
Season 2, Episode 5
#18 in Series
Episode Information
Network: CBS-TV
Air date: October 11, 1975
Written by: Erik Tarloff
Directed by: Jack Shea
Production code: 2.5 / 206
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Mother Jefferson's Fall was the 18th episode of The Jeffersons TV series, also the fifth episode of Season 2. Directed by Jack Shea and written by Erik Tarloff, it made its premiere on CBS-TV on October 11, 1975.


Feeling ignored, Mother Jefferson gets attention after she fakes a fall. Meanwhile, Louise goes to battle in a gin tournament.


Mother Jefferson pays George and Louise a visit one day and notices she is being left out. George and Louise were busy playing cards and Lionel is out dating Jenny. Upset that nobody is paying attention to her, Mother Jefferson fakes a fall, resulting in George and Louise pampering and attending to her every move

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