Sanford and Son

  • 1972
  • TV Show
  • TV-PG

L.A. junk dealer Fred Sanford was Norman Lear's black counterpart to Archie Bunker. The gravel-voiced widower hurled outrageous one-liners at his Bible-toting sister-in-law, Esther; cooked up get-rich-quick schemes with buddies Grady (who got his own spin-off series in 1975) and Bubba; and feigned countless `big ones' (heart attacks) to win the sympathy...read more

Season 6, Episode 22 The Lucky Streak

First Aired: March 4, 1977

Fred believes gambling is the way to raise money to forestall foreclosure on the Sanford Arms. Lamont: Demond Wilson. Esther: LaWanda Page.

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  • Premiered: January 14, 1972
  • Rating: TV-PG
  • Premise: L.A. junk dealer Fred Sanford was Norman Lear's black counterpart to Archie Bunker. The gravel-voiced widower hurled outrageous one-liners at his Bible-toting sister-in-law, Esther; cooked up get-rich-quick schemes with buddies Grady (who got his own spin-… (more)

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