"A Friend in Need" --
Now that they're in their new high-rise apartment, George
insists that Louise hire a maid, but she’s totally against
"George’s Family Tree"
-- Tom and Helen Willis give Louise and George a piece of
African art as a housewarming gift, which leads to a
discussion of roots and prompts George to discover his own
"Louise Feels Useless"
-- Louise is having a hard time getting used her new wealthy
lifestyle and the boredom that comes along with it, so she
tries to talk George into letting her go back to work.
"Lionel the Playboy"
-- Lionel's new affluence and carefree attitude lead him to
consider dropping out of college.
"Mr. Piano Man" --
George’s participation in a tenants' meeting becomes a
nightmare when he reveals a hankering for a grand piano in
"George’s Skeleton" --
An old friend of George's, Monk Davis, drops in after
learning of George's newfound success.
"Lionel Cries Uncle"
-- Louise’s Uncle Ward drops in for a visit; when George and
Lionel find out that he’s a butler, they call him an "Uncle
Boyfriend" -- George learns of Mother Jefferson's intention
to get married and balks at the idea, thinking her fiancÚ is
after the family's money.
"Rich Man’s Disease"
-- A doctor says that George has an ulcer, and Louise tries
to do everything to prevent George from becoming upset.
"Former Neighbors" --
George has a potential client coming over for dinner, and
he’s afraid that Louise’s friends will embarrass him.
"Like Father, Like
Son" -- Louise becomes concerned that Lionel is acting more
and more like his father. Meanwhile, Tom and Helen are at
odds when they back opposing candidates.
"Jenny’s Low" -- The
Willis's globetrotting son surprises the family with a
visit, and their daughter, Jenny, seems distinctly