Sanford and Son

Weeknights at 7p ET | 4p PT

Sanford and Son was another Norman Lear hit, finishing in the top ten of Neilsen ratings for five of its six seasons. Cantankerous widower Fred G. Sanford (Redd Foxx) and his long-suffering peacemaker son Lamont (Demond Wilson) have misadventures as partners in the family junk-dealing business.

Next Airings

Nov 30th 7:30p ET

The Stung

Lamont has Julio, Rollo and another buddy over for a poker game and Fred has had it with their gambling. Meanwhile, an old friend of Fred's, Al Banks, a professional gambler, stops by for a visit and this gives Fred an idea on how to teach Lamont and his friends a lesson. However, the lesson goes awry and Al runs out with the cash.

Dec 1st 7:00p ET

The Older Woman

Lamont has been in a daze around the house, singing songs and incredibly cheerful to everyone he talks to. Grady and Fred deduce that the boy must be in love. Fred learns that Lamont is on the verge of proposing marriage to one particular girl who works at a dress shop. So he goes down to meet her and is in for a shock, since the girl turns out to be a woman at least ten years older than Lamont.

Dec 1st 7:30p ET

The Over the Hill Gag

Lamont takes Fred down the doctor's office for a checkup and Fred is socked with a large doctor bill. Realizing Fred's financial position, the doctor gives Fred six months to pay his doctor bill. Lamont overhears the conversation and becomes convinced Fred only has six months to live. Thinking Fred is dying, he rallies friends and family to prepare a party and try to get Lena Horne to pay Fred another visit.

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