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The Best Sanford And Son Episodes

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List of the best Sanford and Son episodes, as voted on by other fans of the series. With so many memorable episodes of the show, it's hard to trust just one person's opinion of what the top Sanford and Son episodes of all time are. Fans of Sanford and Son are extremely passionate about the show, and there is often debate over which episodes are better than others. That's why this list exists- so you can vote for your favorites and we can find out once and for all what everyone thinks the best episode is.

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    The Card Sharps

    The Card Sharps is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Sanford And Son Episodes
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    Fred gets a surprise one night when Lamont announces that he's having some friends over to play poker. However, Fred doesn't take Lamont's advice at "getting lost" since he's convinced Lamont's so-called friends are trying to hustle him out of his money. more

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    • Original Airing: Oct 27 1972
    • Season: Sanford and Son - Season 2
    • Episode Number: 6
    • Director: Peter Baldwin
    • Previous Episode: Tooth or Consequences
    • Next Episode: Have Gun^! Will Sell
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    Coffins for Sale

    Coffins for Sale is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Sanford And Son Episodes
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    Lamont purchases two coffins from an auction to try and get a profit if he sells them to a funeral parlor. In the process, Fred becomes paranoid by having the coffins in the house and refuses to sleep in the house with the coffins. Lamont doesn't think much of it, until he begins hearing strange noises ...more

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    • Original Airing: Mar 10 1972
    • Season: Sanford and Son - Season 1
    • Episode Number: 9
    • Director: Charles S. Dubin
    • Previous Episode: The Great Sanford Siege
    • Next Episode: The Barracuda
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    We Were Robbed

    We Were Robbed is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Sanford And Son Episodes
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    While cleaning the house, Fred knocks over Lamont's glass figurine collection. Trying to cover up the fact that he broke them, Fred makes up a story about how the house was robbed and how he fought them off. In the process, he is labeled as a hero and Fred takes advantage of it. more

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    • Original Airing: Feb 18 1972
    • Season: Sanford and Son - Season 1
    • Episode Number: 6
    • Previous Episode: A Matter of Life and Breath
    • Next Episode: A Pad for Lamont
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    Jealousy

    Jealousy is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Sanford And Son Episodes
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    Donna, Fred's fiancee, brings a patient, Osgood Wilcox over for dinner at the Sanford residence and it becomes apparent that Osgood is interested in more than just medical care from Donna. Meanwhile, Lamont encourages Fred to believe there is something going on between Osgood and Donna resulting in a ...more

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    • Original Airing: Oct 06 1972
    • Season: Sanford and Son - Season 2
    • Episode Number: 4
    • Director: Jack Shea
    • Previous Episode: The Dowry
    • Next Episode: Tooth or Consequences
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    The Suitcase Case

    The Suitcase Case is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Sanford And Son Episodes
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    While collecting junk, Lamont runs across an old suitcase and decides it could be worth something. However, once he gets it home, Fred makes a shocking discovery when he opens the case to discover that it is stuffed with money. Lamont wants to turn the money in and Fred wants to keep it and locks in a ...more

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    • Original Airing: Mar 31 1972
    • Season: Sanford and Son - Season 1
    • Episode Number: 12
    • Director: Peter Baldwin
    • Previous Episode: TV or Not TV
    • Next Episode: The Return of the Barracuda
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    The Blind Mellow Jelly Collection (a.k.a.) The Chameleon

    The Blind Mellow Jelly Collect... is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Sanford And Son Episodes
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    Lamont advises Fred to donate a collection of Blind Mellow Jelly records to a music library for a tax write-off. After doing so, Fred finds out from an appraiser that the records are valued at five hundred dollars. Fred, with dollar signs in his eyes, has Bubba act as though he were the son of Blind ...more

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    • Original Airing: Nov 16 1973
    • Season: Sanford and Son - Season 3
    • Episode Number: 10
    • Director: Mark Warren
    • Previous Episode: The Members of the Wedding (a.k.a.) The Engagement
    • Next Episode: A House is Not a Poolroom
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    Whiplash

    Whiplash is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Sanford And Son Episodes
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    After getting in an accident with the truck, Fred thinks that he might have whiplash and Fred's friend Bubba convinces him that he can make big money off of the situation. Lamont is against the whole idea but Fred insists on going through with a lawsuit, but first Fred must identify the person the hit ...more

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    • Original Airing: Sep 22 1972
    • Season: Sanford and Son - Season 2
    • Episode Number: 2
    • Previous Episode: By the Numbers
    • Next Episode: The Dowry
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    Fred & Carol & Fred & Donna

    Fred & Carol & Fred & Donna is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Sanford And Son Episodes
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    Fred and Donna's on again off again relationship is back on and he invites her to dinner. Later, Fred gets a visit from a saleslady who peaks his interest and he blindly invites her to dinner, forgetting all about Donna. Thanks to Lamont's manipulations, he makes sure Fred has to juggle the dates ...more

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    • Original Airing: Dec 15 1972
    • Season: Sanford and Son - Season 2
    • Episode Number: 13
    • Previous Episode: A Guest in the Yard
    • Next Episode: The Light Housekeeper
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