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 (more…)

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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-off series in 1975) and Bubba; and feigned countless `big ones' (heart attacks) to win the sympathy of long-suffering son Lamont. Based on the British series `Steptoe and Son,' the show consistently ranked in the Top 10.

Cast

Guest Stars

George, Hutch, Hutton
3 Episodes (2002-2002)
Millie, Sister No. 1
Barrington, Bill
Gangster, Gunman
Himself, Rodney
Bruno, Junior
Miss Rock, Mrs. Channing
Aunt Minnie, Rose
Sister No. 3
Psychologist
Fred's Counterpart
Bank Officer
Bishop Lovelace

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