The Jeffersons

Season 5 Episode 7

Me and Billy Dee

Aired Unknown Nov 04, 1978 on CBS



  • Trivia

    • When Florence grabs the wallet of Billy Dee Williams and check his driver's license...she drops it on her way to the balcony to scream that he is in their apartment. He doesn't retrieve from the floor before he leaves.

  • Quotes

    • George: (after Bentley gives him advice on how to hook up with Billy Dee Williams) Thanks, Bentley! You're a genius!
      Bentley: Well, actually, I'm not a genius. You see, geniuses are usually a bit...eccentric.
      George: What?
      Bentley: Yes, you know; crazy, weird, daffy..
      George: Like, I said, Bentley. You're a genius! (slams door)

    • Billy Dee: (to Florence) Ciao Bella.

  • Notes

  • Allusions

    • In order to sway Billy Dee Williams to his apartment, George pretends he is author Alex Haley. Alex Haley wrote the book entitled "Roots" which became one of the most-watched TV Mini-Series of all time. The mini-series aired about a year prior to this episode.

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