The Best Sanford And Son Episodes TV Episodes

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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    Coffins for Sale

    Coffins for Sale is listed (or ranked) 1 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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    The Card Sharps

    The Card Sharps is listed (or ranked) 2 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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    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 Blind Mellow Jelly Collection (a.k.a.) The Chameleon

    The Blind Mellow Jelly Collect... is listed (or ranked) 5 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) 6 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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    Crossed Swords

    Crossed Swords is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Sanford And Son Episodes
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    Lamont buys a porcelain figure for $15 from a silent movie star and after having it appraised, Lamont and Fred decide to take it to an auction to make even more money on it. Fred and Lamont attend the auction pretending to be buyers so that the price can be jacked up higher. However, things go awry to ...more

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    • Original Airing: Jan 14 1972
    • Season: Sanford and Son - Season 1
    • Episode Number: 1
    • Director: Bud Yorkin
    • Next Episode: Happy Birthday^! Pop
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    Fred, the Reluctant Fingerman

    Fred, the Reluctant Fingerman is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Sanford And Son Episodes
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    Lamont and Julio go out one evening to shoot pool leaving a left-out Fred behind to sulk. Fred soon finds himself a witness to a burglary when he confronts two thieves burglarizing Julio's house. Later, Fred refuses to testify and identify the culprits out of fear and a frustrated Lamont and Julio put ...more

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    • Original Airing: Sep 28 1973
    • Season: Sanford and Son - Season 3
    • Episode Number: 3
    • Director: Jack Shea
    • Previous Episode: Libra Rising All Over Lamont
    • Next Episode: Presenting the Three Degrees
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