The Jeffersons

Season 8 Episode 3

Louise's Father

Aired Unknown Oct 18, 1981 on CBS
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Episode Summary

Louise's Father
A newspaper photo alerts George to the fact that the man in the photo could very well be Louise's father, since they both have the same name. Louise refuses to entertain this notion since she believes that her father died when she was young. However, George learns the truth after visiting the man.moreless

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Sherman Hemsley

Sherman Hemsley

George Jefferson

Isabel Sanford

Isabel Sanford

Louise Jefferson

Paul Benedict

Paul Benedict

Harry Bentley (1975-1981), (1983-1985)

Trivia, Notes, Quotes and Allusions


  • TRIVIA (1)

    • When George is leaving the Bradley building to meet who could be his father-in-law, he is seen putting the picture of Louise and her father back into the photo album. Later, when George hands Louise his checkbook, she finds the same picture there. It is never explained how the picture of Louise and her father got from the photo album to George's checkbook.

  • QUOTES (4)

    • Man: This guy a friend of yours?
      Harold Mills: Nope. I just met him.
      Man: Who is he?
      Harold Mills: My son-in-law.

    • George: If you're Louise's father, when was she born?
      Harold: August 29th.
      George: Hold it. (looks it up) Lucky guess. All right, what's her sister's name?
      Harold: Maxine.
      George: When was she born?
      Harold: July 12th.
      George: I forgot to send her a card... Okay, if you are Louise's father, how did you used to hold her? How did you put her to sleep every night?
      Harold: I remember I would pick her up and I would pretend she was an airplane, and I'd say "Another perfect landing, Louise, just don't wet the runway".
      George: Where the hell have you been?

    • Louise: My mother told me that every night my father would pick me up and play a game called airplane, and he'd put me on the bed and say "Another perfect landing, Louise, just don't wet the runway".

    • George: (at the newsstand) Do you have anything to read?
      Harold Mills: Humpty Dumpty.

  • NOTES (4)