Jeffersons, The: The Complete Sixth Season
The Jeffersons was a breakthrough series - the first television show to feature a well-to-do African American family living in luxury. In its sixth season, the show remained fresh thanks to the unconventional wit of series developer Norman Lear (TV's All in the Family and Good Times) and its very popular characters including loud-mouthed George Jefferson (Sherman Hemsley), his long-suffering wife Louise (Isabel Sanford), and their wise-cracking maid Florence (Marla Gibbs).
Highlights this season include the two-part "The Arrival," where Lionel (Mike Evans, returning to the role he originated) and his wife Jenny (Berlinda Tolbert) welcome baby Jessica (leave it to George to worry about the color of the baby (and "Brother Tom," where George teaches Tom Willis (Franklin Cover) how to act black in order to impress his wife Helen (Roxie Roker). A landmark classic of TV, the sixth season of The Jeffersons tackled taboos while delivering the biggest laughs ever!