Jan. 14, 1972
30 min.
NBC TV Network

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Sanford and Son

Sanford and Son starred Redd Foxx as Fred G. Sanford, a 65-year-old junk dealer in the Watts neighborhood of southern Los Angeles. His address is given as 9114 South Central Ave. Demond Wilson starred as his son Lamont, a 31-year-old (when the series began) who lived in his father's house. Although Fred loved Lamont, he often called him "dummy"...

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Fred G. Sanford was born in St. Louis, Missouri on January 21, 1908. In 1946, he, his wife Elizabeth Winfield and their son Lamont moved to the Watts neighborhood of Los Angeles. Fred was left with the responsibility of rearing Lamont alone after his wife suddenly died.

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03x05 - This Little TV Went to Market
Season 3, Episode 05
02x22 - Pot Luck
Season 2, Episode 22
06x12 - Here Today, Gone Today
Season 6, Episode 12
06x13 - Aunt Esther Meets Her Son
Season 6, Episode 13
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