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, E17 (First Aired: Jan. 30, 1976)
Fred is put under hypnosis to cure his addiction to television.
S05, E18 (First Aired: Feb. 6, 1976)
Fred and Esther investigate Lamont's mysterious new girlfriend.