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Sanford & Son

Junk dealer Fred Sanford runs roughshod over his son and partner, Lamont, in a groundbreaking sitcom. Fred's moneymaking schemes routinely backfire, and he does just about anything to get out of working -- up to and including faking a heart attack. He's rude, sarcastic, outspoken, overtly prejudiced, and pretty darn nasty to his friends and family.

Premiere:
Jan 14, 1972
Original Network:
NBC
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All Upcoming Times for Sanford & Son

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My Kingdom for a Horse

S04, E08  (First Aired: Nov. 1, 1974)
Fred buys a racehorse with an impressive history in hopes of breeding him.

Aunt Esther Meets Her Son

S06, E13  (First Aired: Dec. 10, 1976)
Esther and Woodrow are not pleased with their newly adopted son.

Sanford and Niece

S04, E09  (First Aired: Nov. 8, 1974)
Fred's niece, the spitting image of his late wife, visits the Sanford home.

Sanford and Gong

S06, E14  (First Aired: Dec. 17, 1976)
Fred gets an act together for a TV amateur show with Lamont and Bubba.

Julio and Sister and Nephew

S04, E10  (First Aired: Nov. 15, 1974)
Julio's sister and nephew stay with the Sanfords temporarily.

Fred Meets Redd

S06, E15  (First Aired: Jan. 14, 1977)
Fred debates competing in a Redd Foxx look-alike contest in town.

Fred's Treasure Garden

S04, E11  (First Aired: Nov. 29, 1974)
A fun time is had by all when Grady serves his friends, including two policemen, a salad made with marijuana.

Chinese Torture/The Defiant One

(First Aired: Jan. 21, 1977)
Grady tries an ancient Oriental magic trick and shackles Fred to Esther.

Tower Power

S04, E12  (First Aired: Dec. 6, 1974)
Fred tries to sculpt a work of art from junk when he discovers the value of sculpture.

A Matter of Silence

S06, E17  (First Aired: Jan. 28, 1977)
Seeking Donna's sympathy, Fred decides to prolong his temporary deafness.

A Little Extra Security

S04, E13  (First Aired: Dec. 13, 1974)
Grady must decide whether to lie when he receives too many Social Security checks.

When John Comes Marching Home

S06, E18  (First Aired: Feb. 4, 1977)
Janet's former husband shows up as she and Lamont prepare for their wedding day.

The Merger

S04, E14  (First Aired: Dec. 20, 1974)
Julio and the Sanfords decide to merge their junk businesses into one.

The Reverend Sanford

S06, E19  (First Aired: Feb. 11, 1977)
Fred becomes a clergyman of the Divine Profit Church to avoid paying taxes.

Once a Thief

S04, E15  (First Aired: Dec. 27, 1974)
Grady steps in to protect the Sanford ``treasures'' when Lamont invites an ex-convict friend home.

The Will

S06, E20  (First Aired: Feb. 18, 1977)
Fearful that his days are numbered, Fred prepares a will and summons everyone to an advance reading.

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(First Aired: Jan. 14, 1972)
A man runs a Los Angeles junkyard with his son.