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Old 07-24-2012, 06:27 PM
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Location: Tall Building down by the river
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So many celebrities died this year. RIP Mr Hemsley. Who can ever forget the way George Jefferson danced. This episode makes me laugh every time I see it in reruns, but here is a short clip.


George Jefferson Dance - YouTube


Greatest dancer of all time.
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Old 07-24-2012, 06:46 PM
 
Location: Orlando
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RIP George Jefferson...thanks for entertaining us!
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Old 07-24-2012, 07:32 PM
 
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I never realized how much older "Weezy" was than him...she was born in 1917, he was born in 1938!!

He was awesome. What a funny show.
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Old 07-24-2012, 08:09 PM
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Location: Panthers Nation Republic
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Sigh, Andy Griffith and now Sherman Hemsley. July has been awful for my favorite TV shows.

My favorite work of Sherman was The Jeffersons KKK episode where he saves the life of the KKK leader. Took in a serious issue and made it funny and classic.

May he rest in peace.
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Old 07-24-2012, 08:11 PM
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Location: Tall Building down by the river
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wonder if TV Land will do a tribute to Sherman, probably not
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Old 07-24-2012, 11:33 PM
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Location: Texas
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Loved "The Jeffersons". Rest in peace.
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Old 07-25-2012, 12:43 AM
 
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He also had a starring role as Deacon Ernest Frye on the moderately successful NBC series Amen, aired from 1986-1991.


Amen TV Show - Intro - YouTube
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Old 07-25-2012, 12:54 AM
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Location: Tall Building down by the river
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He also had a starring role as Deacon Ernest Frye on the moderately successful NBC series Amen, aired from 1986-1991.


Amen TV Show - Intro - YouTube



When people hear Sherman Hemsley they think JEFFERSONS not AMEN
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Old 07-25-2012, 12:57 AM
 
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This is actually my favorite moment of him, when he performed James Brown's "Livin in America" on Amen (starts at 1:20)...


Amen-First Community Talent Show 1/3 - YouTube
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Old 07-25-2012, 01:08 AM
 
Location: The Triangle
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RIP Mr Hemsley
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