Type
Scripted
Premiered
Jan. 18, 1975
Status
Canceled/Ended
Runtime
30 min.
Country
USA
Network
CBS TV Network
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Louise Jefferson

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Isabel SanfordIsabel Sanford
Isabel Sanford was a Broadway actress for over thirty years before moving to Hollywood. She made numerous ...

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Louise Jefferson Quotes

11x13 - Sayonara (2) Season 11 / Episode 13: - Sayonara (2)

Jessica Jefferson: [the adults are trying to call the police] Grandma Louise!
Louise Jefferson: Not now honey, we're trying to find you.
Jessica Jefferson: Okay.
06x05 - Now You See It, Now You Don't (2) Season 6 / Episode 5: - Now You See It, Now You Don't (2)

Killer Rabbit: I'm very lucky.
Louise Jefferson: Really? Well maybe you should hurry downstairs and enter the contest, that's a great costume.
Killer Rabbit: Hey lady, do I look stupid?
06x05 - Now You See It, Now You Don't (2) Season 6 / Episode 5: - Now You See It, Now You Don't (2)

Louise Jefferson: Nobody believes what I saw, they think I'm crazy.
Killer Rabbit: Oh really? Crazy?
Louise Jefferson: Yes, as a loon! [strums her lips] Boobooobooboo.
Killer Rabbit: Oh well that makes all the difference, I'm not going to hit you with this. I'm going throw you off the balcony!
Louise Jefferson: What?
Killer Rabbit: I can see the headlines now: Crazed Wife Takes Suicide Plunge.
Louise Jefferson: You can't throw me off the balcony!
Killer Rabbit: What am I supposed to do, throw you off the coffee table?
06x05 - Now You See It, Now You Don't (2) Season 6 / Episode 5: - Now You See It, Now You Don't (2)

Louise Jefferson: You better get out, I'm not alone!
Killer Rabbit: I know that everyone else just went to the costume party.
Louise Jefferson: That's right but we... we have a dog. One word from me and he'll tear you to pieces. Sic him, Fang! [Killer Rabbit looks around] Kill Fang!
Killer Rabbit: What happened to Fang?
Louise Jefferson: Well, he's old, he doesn't hear so well...
06x04 - Now You See It, Now You Don't (1) Season 6 / Episode 4: - Now You See It, Now You Don't (1)

Louise Jefferson: Florence, that's a great costume, Harpo Marx, right? [Florence honks yes] Is George getting ready? [honks yes] Did you get the jack-o-lantern carved? [Florence honks no] Why not? [Florence spins around honking] Oh... huh?
Florence Johnston: I'm sorry, Mrs. Jefferson, I didn't have time to carve the jack-o-lantern.
Louise Jefferson: Oh that's a shame, it just doesn't seem like Halloween without one.
Florence Johnston: We could stick a candle in Mr. Jefferson's mouth and watch his eyes light up.
06x04 - Now You See It, Now You Don't (1) Season 6 / Episode 4: - Now You See It, Now You Don't (1)

Louise Jefferson: [George has Louise look through the telescope to see the church after moving it to another view] Well I don't see the church, I see... my God!
Florence Johnston: Lord, that must be a powerful telescope.
Louise Jefferson: Horrible!
George Jefferson: Weezy, what is it?
Louise Jefferson: I just saw a man... kill someone!
06x04 - Now You See It, Now You Don't (1) Season 6 / Episode 4: - Now You See It, Now You Don't (1)

George Jefferson: [on the phone with the police] My wife said she just saw a murder. What did he look like, Weezy?
Louise Jefferson: He was about 5'10.
George Jefferson: About 5'10.
Louise Jefferson: Had horn rimmed glasses.
George Jefferson: Horn rimmed glasses.
Louise Jefferson: Big ears and a fluffy tail.
George Jefferson: Big ears and... what?
Louise Jefferson: The killer was dressed like a rabbit. And tell him just before he shot the man, he hit him on the head with a big carrot.
05x05 - George's Dream Season 5 / Episode 5: - George's Dream

Florence Johnston: [as old ladies] Sure is a fancy dress, Mrs. Jefferson.
Louise Jefferson: Well, it's not every night you celebrate a 25th anniversary.
George Jefferson: What're you talking about, Weezy? We've been married longer than that.
Florence Johnston: Time sure flies. Seems like only yesterday I started working here.
George Jefferson: Wrong, you still haven't started!
05x05 - George's Dream Season 5 / Episode 5: - George's Dream

Louise Jefferson: Helen, where's Tom?
George Jefferson: Yeah, where's the other half of the zebra?
Helen Willis: Right behind me.
George Jefferson: That's exactly where his half belongs!
05x05 - George's Dream Season 5 / Episode 5: - George's Dream

Louise Jefferson: Florence, how about some champagne?
Florence Johnston: Good idea... y'all want some too?
05x01 - Louise's Painting Season 5 / Episode 1: - Louise's Painting

Mrs. Pomeroy: All right, class. Nancy?


George Jefferson: [yells in sheer happiness] Oh, damn! Whoo! Help me! Ow! Ha! Ooh-wee.
Louise Jefferson: [shocked] What happened to Charlie?
George Jefferson: Who cares?


Louise Jefferson: Don't look, George.
George Jefferson: You looked at Charlie, didn't ya?
Louise Jefferson: But that was different!
George Jefferson: You damn right. It's a whole lot different.
Louise Jefferson: Come on, George. We're leaving!
George Jefferson: Look, Weezy, like you said: What good for the goose is good for this gander.
Louise Jefferson: [turns angry] Oh, yeah? Well, you take one more gander and your goose is cooked!
George Jefferson: Like I said, Weezy, I don't know much about art, but I know what I like. [Louise drag George out of his seat and out of the art studio] Wait a minute! [to Mrs. Pomeroy] We'll be back.
02x18 - Florence's Problem Season 2 / Episode 18: - Florence's Problem

Florence Johnston: What time is it?
Louise Jefferson: Almost 5, why? Did you have something planned for the rest of the day?
Florence Johnston: Honey, I got plans for the rest of my life. When I leave here, I'm going to do something I've never done before.
Louise Jefferson: What's that?
Florence Johnston: I'm going to the TOP of the Empire State Building.
Louise Jefferson: Really? You know I was born in New York and I've never done that.
Florence Johnston: I got the idea when I was at the movies last night.
Louise Jefferson: What did you see?
Florence Johnston: Lady Sings the Blues.
Louise Jefferson: I thought you'd seen that.
Florence Johnston: Yeah, 3 times, but I just wanted to see it once more. You seen it?
Louise Jefferson: Nope. The last movie we went to was Jaws, and we only saw half of it before George made us leave.
Florence Johnston: How comes?
Louise Jefferson: He hates fish. He says the only thing worse than people eating fish, is fish eating people.
02x18 - Florence's Problem Season 2 / Episode 18: - Florence's Problem

Florence Johnston: That reminds me, I found a dirty picture behind your fridge.
Louise Jefferson: What? [Florence hands her the photo] This is a picture of Lionel! It's not dirty!
Florence Johnston: It was till I dusted it!
02x18 - Florence's Problem Season 2 / Episode 18: - Florence's Problem

Louise Jefferson: Florence, what're you playing at?
Florence Johnston: I'm not playing, I'm cleaning, a good maid always cleans behind the refrigerator.
Louise Jefferson: You never did before.
Florence Johnston: Oh I'm not talking about me, I said a GOOD maid.
02x18 - Florence's Problem Season 2 / Episode 18: - Florence's Problem

Louise Jefferson: Florence, taking a cab to work? Isn't that a little extravagant?
Florence Johnston: Well, you only live once.
02x18 - Florence's Problem Season 2 / Episode 18: - Florence's Problem

Harry Bentley: I thought cauliflower was very good.
George Jefferson: Cauliflower?
Harry Bentley: Yes, Lassie's favorite vegetable: Collie-flower.
George Jefferson: Cauliflower! I was going to put sauerkraut
Louise Jefferson: Sauerkraut?
Harry Bentley: I thought Lassie was a German shepherd.
02x18 - Florence's Problem Season 2 / Episode 18: - Florence's Problem

George Jefferson: [reading Florence's letter] Dear Mrs. Jefferson, thank you for everything. Goodbye. Love, Florence.
Lionel Jefferson: That's strange, it almost sounds like a suicide note.
George Jefferson: Get out of here, everybody knows black folks don't commit suicide.
Louise Jefferson: Suicide!
02x18 - Florence's Problem Season 2 / Episode 18: - Florence's Problem

George Jefferson: Will you stop making a mountain of a dumb maid? She said herself she's enjoying life today, took a cab for the first time.
Louise Jefferson: There's something else she was going to do for the first time.
George Jefferson: What's that?
Louise Jefferson: She was going to the top of the Empire State Building.
02x18 - Florence's Problem Season 2 / Episode 18: - Florence's Problem

Louise Jefferson: Does this mean you're leaving us?
Florence Johnston: Yes.
George Jefferson: Where're you going?
Florence Johnston: I'm going to God's house, Mr. Jefferson.
George Jefferson: Church? She DOES want to be saved.
Florence Johnston: No, not church, God's house in the sky.
Louise Jefferson: Oh Florence!
Tom Willis: But I thought you said you weren't going to jump.
Florence Johnston: I ain't gonna jump, I'm scared of heights.
Helen Willis: But you WERE going to...
Florence Johnston: I got enough pills saved up to do it peacefully and quietly, I'll just take them when I go to bed tonight.
Tom Willis: Do you realize what you're saying?
Florence Johnston: Sure, when I wake up in the morning, I'll be riding that chariot to the land of glory.
Louise Jefferson: We are NOT going to let you do this, Florence.
02x18 - Florence's Problem Season 2 / Episode 18: - Florence's Problem

Tom Willis: I think you're being pretty selfish. Don't you care how your friends will feel if you do this?
Florence Johnston: What friends? All I got is floors to scrub and windows to clean.
Helen Willis: We're you're friends.
Florence Johnston: You're my employers.
Louise Jefferson: We're your friends too, Florence, we care about you.
Florence Johnston: About me? I'm only the maid, and I ain't even a good one at that.
George Jefferson: She's right about that, she's a terrible maid.
02x18 - Florence's Problem Season 2 / Episode 18: - Florence's Problem

Louise Jefferson: If we didn't love you, do you think we'd be worried about you like this?
Florence Johnston: Aw you just saying that cuz I said I was gonna kill myself, you don't really mean it.
George Jefferson: Hey wait a minute! You calling my wife a liar?
Florence Johnston: No, I just...
George Jefferson: Do you know how many fights Weezy and I have had because of YOU? You don't know, I'm gonna tell you the truth, a couple of times you made me so mad I was gonna fire you, but Weezy said she wouldn't talk to me if I did. So look, if you want to kill yourself, go right ahead, but if you do, you damn well better realize you gonna be hurting somebody who really cares about you.
01x06 - George's Skeleton Season 1 / Episode 6: - George's Skeleton

Louise Jefferson: [bringing water for Bently's plant] This'll take care of Doodoo.
Harry Bentley: Uh, Deedee.
01x06 - George's Skeleton Season 1 / Episode 6: - George's Skeleton

Louise Jefferson: Who just left, George?
George Jefferson: Mr. Vanilla, and we still ain't going to his party.
01x06 - George's Skeleton Season 1 / Episode 6: - George's Skeleton

Louise Jefferson: What kind of birds are these, Mr. Bently?
Harry Bentley: Oh they're budgies, Australian lovebirds.
Louise Jefferson: Okay but don't be surprised if they're arguing when you pick them up.
Harry Bentley: Actually they're not really lovebirds the poor things, I just found out they're both the same sex. You should've been there when THEY found out.
01x06 - George's Skeleton Season 1 / Episode 6: - George's Skeleton

George Jefferson: I never told you this before because I didn't want to lose your respect, but, when I was 15 years old, I was sent to jail.
Louise Jefferson: You mean reformatory.
George Jefferson: Reformatory, jail, what's the difference? I was sent up for robbery.
Louise Jefferson: Shoplifting.
George Jefferson: How do you know?
Louise Jefferson: Well George, I've known about it for years.
Lionel Jefferson: Yeah, me too, Pop.
George Jefferson: What? Well how did you know? Who told you?
Louise Jefferson: What's the difference? It's all in the past.
George Jefferson: Because I want to know, I want to know who the dirty stool pigeon was that told you.
Louise Jefferson: Your mother.
George Jefferson: MAMA dropped a dime on ME?
Louise Jefferson: She wanted to be sure I knew the real reason you did it, to get her a Christmas present.
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George Jefferson: She's what you call, a domestic.
Louise Jefferson: You make it sound like a disease!
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Louise Jefferson: Lionel, you'd better go to your room. I don't want you to get hit by your father.
Lionel Jefferson: Why would Dad hit me?
Louise Jefferson: Because I'm not sure just where I'm going to throw him!
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Mother Jefferson: I don't have to stay here and be insulted!
Louise Jefferson: That's right Mother Jefferson, YOU CAN GO ANYWHERE & BE INSULTED!
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George Jefferson: This here is the living area, where we does our living, and this is the dining area, where we does our dining, and this is the kitchen area...
Louise Jefferson: Where we does our kitchening.
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Louise Jefferson: [to George] Your nose is so high you need a 10 foot pole to pick it!

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