Premise: 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.
S05, E13 (First Aired: Jan. 2, 1976)
Fred is injured and hospitalized while witnessing an attempted murder.
S05, E14 (First Aired: Jan. 9, 1976)
Fred interrupts a TV cooking show to advertise a device he is selling.