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Type
Scripted
Premiered
Jan. 14, 1972
Status
Canceled/Ended
Runtime
30 min.
Country
USA
Network
NBC TV Network
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Aunt Esther Anderson

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Aunt Esther Anderson Quotes

06x24 - Fred Sings the Blues Season 6 / Episode 24: - Fred Sings the Blues

Aunt Esther Anderson: I'm tellin' ya, the man is obviously senile! Up there with that woman! Messin' around!
Rollo Larson: I don't know, Esther, if you gotta go senile that's the way to go.
06x22 - The Lucky Streak Season 6 / Episode 22: - The Lucky Streak

Aunt Esther Anderson: Some people claim the Falashas come from the son of King Solomon and the Queen of Sheba.
Fred G. Sanford: Oh, King Solomon, from the Bible. That the the guy who had the argument with those two mothers, took their kids and split.
Aunt Esther Anderson: Something like that, fool. I don't understand how the wisest of men beget the biggest turkey in Watts.
Lamont Sanford: Kosher turkey! That's the biggest kosher turkey!
06x22 - The Lucky Streak Season 6 / Episode 22: - The Lucky Streak

Fred G. Sanford: [after attending synagogue] By the way, I learned that "bubba" is the Yiddish word for grandmother.
Bubba Bexley: No kiddin', Fred?
Fred G. Sanford: No kiddin', Grandma.
Aunt Esther Anderson: And did you learn that Esther was a Jewish queen? The most beautiful queen that ever was?
Fred G. Sanford: Well, somebody lied.
Aunt Esther Anderson: No, they didn't! There's a whole story in the Bible, all about me.
Fred G. Sanford: Oh, yeah, I remember now. Samson slew the Philistine with your jawbone.
06x21 - Fred the Activist Season 6 / Episode 21: - Fred the Activist

Fred G. Sanford: See, I'm on the longest and biggest winning streak of my life. And it's no time to be saving; time to to be streakin'!
Aunt Esther Anderson: I wouldn't want to see that.
06x19 - The Reverend Sanford Season 6 / Episode 19: - The Reverend Sanford

Aunt Esther Anderson: Watch it, suckah. You're gettin' on my nerve.
Fred G. Sanford: It would take Muhammad Ali, Rosey Grier, with an assist from King Kong to get me on any part of you!
06x17 - A Matter of Silence Season 6 / Episode 17: - A Matter of Silence

Fred G. Sanford: I remember your wedding, Esther. Never forget it. Three ushers were crushed trying to help give you away.
Aunt Esther Anderson: How would you know, Fred Sanford? You spent the whole night with your face over the punch bowl.
Fred G. Sanford: Yeah, and when you took your veil off, Woodrow spent the whole night with his face over the toilet bowl.
Aunt Esther Anderson: You just jealous because you didn't catch my garter.
Fred G. Sanford: Well, that's because when you threw it, it was so stretched out you lassoed the band.
Aunt Esther Anderson: Watch it, suckah.
Fred G. Sanford: And at the time, the band was playing your song. Never forget it. The love theme from "King Kong."
06x15 - Fred Meets Redd Season 6 / Episode 15: - Fred Meets Redd

Aunt Esther Anderson: Now what do I do every year about this time?
Fred G. Sanford: Shed your skin?
Aunt Esther Anderson: No. I round up talent for my church show.
Fred G. Sanford: And that's where you belong - in a round-up.
06x15 - Fred Meets Redd Season 6 / Episode 15: - Fred Meets Redd

Lamont Sanford: Why don't you each take an ear of corn and start at opposite ends?
Aunt Esther Anderson: I'd like some butter on my end.
Fred G. Sanford: What'cha want on the corn?
06x12 - Here Today, Gone Today Season 6 / Episode 12: - Here Today, Gone Today

Aunt Esther Anderson: I need help!
Fred G. Sanford: Help? I'm just a junkman, not a plastic surgeon.
Aunt Esther Anderson: Please, Fred, I need your truck.
Fred G. Sanford: I agree. Son, you take the truck and run over Esther's face.
06x10 - Carol Season 6 / Episode 10: - Carol

Aunt Esther Anderson: You don't know nothin' about babies!
Fred G. Sanford: Who, Fred G. Sanford? The G stands for goo-goo, gah-gah and gynecologist.
06x06 - I Dream of Choo Choo Rabinowitz Season 6 / Episode 6: - I Dream of Choo Choo Rabinowitz

Aunt Esther Anderson: We figured if we win the $500, we could put on a Bicentenniel play for the church.
Fred G. Sanford: Yeah, and you can be the rear end of what Paul Revere was ridin'.
05x12 - Ebenezer Sanford Season 5 / Episode 12: - Ebenezer Sanford

Aunt Esther Anderson: I have the feeling of Christmas!
Fred G. Sanford: And the face of Halloween!
05x09 - My Fair Esther Season 5 / Episode 9: - My Fair Esther

Aunt Esther Anderson: [Fred gives her lipstick] I ain't wearin' this - this is the devil's paint!
Fred G. Sanford: Now, Esther, you gotta choice. Either you put this paint on, or I put a headlight in your nose and drive you through the Earl Scheib.
05x08 - Donna Pops the Question Season 5 / Episode 8: - Donna Pops the Question

Aunt Esther Anderson: [to Fred and Donna] I'm leaving because I refuse to remain in the same house as a heathen and a sheathen!
05x05 - Steinberg and Son Season 5 / Episode 5: - Steinberg and Son

Bubba Bexley: The characters on that show are a lot like you. There's the mean grouchy old father.
Fred G. Sanford: Wait a minute...
Bubba Bexley: The Dumb son.
Lamont Sanford: Hey Bubba?
Bubba Bexley: The Ugly Sister-in-Law.
Aunt Esther Anderson: Watch it sucka!
Bubba Bexley: And the stupid bungling friend. [Looks at Grady]
Grady Wilson: [Sarcasticly] Your too hard on yourself Bubba!
05x05 - Steinberg and Son Season 5 / Episode 5: - Steinberg and Son

Aunt Ethel: I'm sorry what's the line?
Aunt Esther Anderson: Fish Eyed Fool!
05x04 - The Sanford Arms Season 5 / Episode 4: - The Sanford Arms

Aunt Esther Anderson: [Taking the prostitute by the arm] I'm takin' you to the Reverend Ike while there's still time to save your soul.
Fred G. Sanford: Now, you can save her soul, but save the rest for me.
04x11 - Fred's Treasure Garden Season 4 / Episode 11: - Fred's Treasure Garden

Grady Wilson: [Stopping Esther as she begins looking over the garden] Fred told me to keep you out of this garden.
Aunt Esther Anderson: Is that so?
Grady Wilson: Yeah. He said just because he had planted a Garden of Eden, there was no reason to let the serpent in.
04x05 - There'll Be Some Changes Made Season 4 / Episode 5: - There'll Be Some Changes Made

Aunt Esther Anderson: [In response to one of Fred's insults] You may think your face is a prize, but it looks just like a Brillo Pad with eyes!
03x14 - Mama's Baby, Papa's Maybe Season 3 / Episode 14: - Mama's Baby, Papa's Maybe

Aunt Esther Anderson: [after Fred asks Esther whether Elizabeth was ever unfaithful to him] My baby sister Elizabeth was as pure as the driven snow.
Fred G. Sanford: Yeah, but who was doing the driving?
03x14 - Mama's Baby, Papa's Maybe Season 3 / Episode 14: - Mama's Baby, Papa's Maybe

Aunt Esther Anderson: Just a chicken pickin' minute!
03x09 - The Members of the Wedding (a.k.a.) The Engagement Season 3 / Episode 9: - The Members of the Wedding (a.k.a.) The Engagement

Lamont Sanford: [Asking about Fred's fiancee] And what did you say her name was?
Lamont Sanford: Donna.
Aunt Esther Anderson: Donna?
Lamont Sanford: Yeah, Donna. It means "lady."
Aunt Esther Anderson: Is that so? I once had a dog named Lady.
03x09 - The Members of the Wedding (a.k.a.) The Engagement Season 3 / Episode 9: - The Members of the Wedding (a.k.a.) The Engagement

Donna Harris: [Running from the kitchen, across the living room and out the door] Get out of my way!
Aunt Esther Anderson: [Running in hot pursuit, stopped by Fred] Let me at her! Turn me loose! Let me at her! Let me at her! Let me at her! Her be-HIND is MINE!
03x02 - Libra Rising All Over Lamont Season 3 / Episode 2: - Libra Rising All Over Lamont

Aunt Esther Anderson: [after being insulted by Fred] Who you calling ugly, suckah?
Fred G. Sanford: I'm calling you ugly. I could stick your face in some dough and make some gorilla cookies!
02x24 - Rated X Season 2 / Episode 24: - Rated X

Aunt Esther Anderson: [to Fred who's in a jail cell] You just keep on suckin' on that sucker, sucker!
02x15 - The Big Party Season 2 / Episode 15: - The Big Party

Aunt Esther Anderson: [to a fightin'-mad Fred] And if you lay one hand on me I'll unscrew your arm from your shoulder and beat your brains out."

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