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What show did The Jeffersons spinoff from?
The series spawned from All in the Family (1971-1979). The Jeffersons were the neighbors of the Bunkers for the first four seasons of the show. In 1975, the Jeffersons moved away and began thier own series.
 
What is the connection between The Jeffersons and Family Matters?
The two series share four main ties to one another. Jaleel White's first television sitcom role was on The Jefferson. Sherman Hemsley would have a reoccurring role on Family Matters, Jaleel White's series.
Both series started off as spinoffs of another series. The Jeffersons spawned from All in the Family. Family Matters spawned from Perfect Strangers.
Both series outlasted their parent show. The Jeffersons bested All in the Family by two years. Family Matters bested Perfect Strangers by three years.
Both series remain the only African American sitcoms to have over 200 episodes.
 
Why did Marla Gibbs leave in 1981.
Marla Gibbs was given her own series Checking In. It featured Florence working at a hotel. The series aired in 1981 and featured four episodes before it was canceled. Marla Gibbs returned to The Jeffersons and it was explained that the hotel burned down.
 

Warning: The Jeffersons guide may contain spoilers
Classification: Scripted
Genre: Comedy
Status: Canceled/Ended
Network: CBS ( USA)
Runtime: 30 Minutes
Premiere: January 18, 1975
Ended: July 02, 1985
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