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What is Sanford and Son about?
Sanford and Son first aired in January of 1972 on NBC as a mid-season replacement. The series was the second series created by the All in the Family creator, Norman Lear and it was based on the British sitcom, Steptoe and Son. Sanford and Son was the first sitcom that Lear created that had a cast composed mostly of African Americans. Lear would follow it up in 1974 with Good Times and The Jeffersons in 1975. Sanford and Son was also the only Lear sitcom that didn't air on CBS. Sanford and Son starred stand-up comedian, Redd Foxx as 65-year old junk collector, Fred Sanford. Fred ran his junk collection business from his home located in Los Angeles. His home was run-down but it was comfortable enough for him and his son, Lamont, with whom he lived with and who was a partner in the business. Lamont was dissatisfied with the business and would threaten to leave but Fred would fake a heart attack and yell "I'm coming, Elizabeth." Elizabeth had been Fred's wife who had preceded

Actors: Redd Foxx, Demond Wilson
Genre: Comedy
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Season 1 of Sanford and Son

Season 2 of Sanford and Son

    Episode 5: Whiplash  
    Episode 8: Jealousy  
    Episode 23: The Kid  
    Episode 24: Rated X  

Season 3 of Sanford and Son

Season 4 of Sanford and Son

Season 5 of Sanford and Son

Season 6 of Sanford and Son

    Episode 10: Carol  
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