The Best Episodes of Sanford and Son

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Vote for your favorite Sanford and Son episodes, no matter how popular they are.

There are so many hilarious episodes of Sanford and Son, that have you cracking-up at Fred's unbelievable antics, but which ones really stand out? Do you like "The Card Sharps" the best, or is "We Were Robbed" your favorite episode of Sanford and Son? To determine once and for all what the best episodes of Sanford and Son are, let's rank every Sanford and Son episode from best to worst.

Sanford and Son is a sitcom starring Redd Foxx and Demond Wilson that follows a father and son who work as junk dealers. It was based on the BBC Television series Steptoe and Son. Sanford and Son premiered on NBC on January 14, 1972. The show inspired several spin-offs including Sanford Arms, Grady, and Sanford.

Vote up your favorite episodes of Sanford and Son, and vote down any bad episodes that you really didn't enjoy, despite how much you love the series as a whole. It can be painful to put one Sanford and Son episode over the other when there are so many good ones, which is why you can vote on however many episodes you like.

  • The Card Sharps
    Video: YouTube
    164 VOTES
    • Original Airing: Oct 27 1972
    • Season: Sanford and Son - Season 2
    • Episode Number: 6
  • We Were Robbed
    Video: YouTube
    100 VOTES
    • Original Airing: Feb 18 1972
    • Season: Sanford and Son - Season 1
    • Episode Number: 6
  • Fred Sanford, Legal Eagle
    Video: YouTube
    • Original Airing: Jan 11 1974
    • Season: Sanford and Son - Season 3
    • Episode Number: 15
  • The Blind Mellow Jelly Collection  (a.k.a.) The Chameleon
    Video: YouTube
    • Original Airing: Nov 16 1973
    • Season: Sanford and Son - Season 3
    • Episode Number: 10