Sanford and Son

Sanford and Son is about the misadventures of a cantankerous old man and his son, partners in the family junk business in Los Angeles' Watts neighborhood. While the role of Fred G. Sanford was known for his bigotry and cantankerousness, the role of Lamont Sanford was that of a conscientious peacemaker. At times, both characters would involve themselves in schemes. Known for its edgy racial humor, running gags and catch phrases, the series was adapted by Norman Lear and considered NBC's answer to CBS's All in the Family. Sanford and Son has been hailed as the precursor to many other African American sitcoms.

Show Info

Airs on: United States NBC (1972 - 1977)
Schedule: Fridays at 20:00 (25 min)
Status: Ended
Show Type: Scripted
Genres: Comedy

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School Daze

Episode 6x24; Mar 25, 1977

Fred is caught spending a lot of time with a white schoolteacher.

Previous Episodes

Episode NameAirdateTrailer
6x24: School DazeMar 25, 1977
6x23: Fred Sings the BluesMar 18, 1977
6x22: Funny, You Don't Look ItMar 11, 1977
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