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Live in Front of a Studio Audience: Norman Lear's 'All in the Family' and 'The Jeffersons' (2019)

TV-14 | | Comedy | TV Special 22 May 2019
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A one-night-only sitcom special hosted by Jimmy Kimmel and Norman Lear featuring live performances of two of Lear's most popular shows, 'All in the Family' and 'The Jeffersons'.

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James Burrows

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Harve Brosten (story: "A Friend in Need"), Harve Brosten (written by: "A Friend in Need") | 7 more credits »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Woody Harrelson ... Archie
Marisa Tomei ... Edith
Ike Barinholtz ... Mike
Ellie Kemper ... Gloria
Sean Hayes ... Frank
Anthony Anderson ... Henry
Jamie Foxx ... George
Wanda Sykes ... Louise
Jovan Adepo ... Lionel
Kerry Washington ... Helen
Will Ferrell ... Tom
Fran Bennett Fran Bennett ... Mother Jefferson
Amber Stevens West ... Jenny
Stephen Tobolowsky ... Harry
Jackée Harry ... Diane
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A one-night-only sitcom special hosted by Jimmy Kimmel and Norman Lear featuring live performances of two of Lear's most popular shows, 'All in the Family' and 'The Jeffersons'.

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Comedy

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TV-14
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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

22 May 2019 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Live in Front of a Studio Audience: Norman Lear's 'All in the Family' and 'The Jeffersons' See more »

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$250,000 (estimated)
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Stereo

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Color

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16:9 HD
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The original scripts from previous episodes were used. The All in the Family episode is from Season 4 Episode 6, while The Jeffersons episode is the Pilot (Season 1 Episode 1). Both are considered classics. See more »

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When George walks on Bentley's back the boom mic appears in frame for quite some time. See more »

Connections

Remake of The Jeffersons: A Friend in Need (1975) See more »

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Movin' On Up
Written by Jeff Barry and Ja'net DuBois
Performed by Jennifer Hudson
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Brilliant
23 May 2019 | by gwiner1038See all my reviews

This was genius!!! A total delight to watch, pop culture at its absolute finest with stellar performances by all. Marisa Tomei nailed the character of Edith with poise and grace. This is a true gem!


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