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The Best Episodes of Amos 'n' Andy

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There are so many funny episodes of Amos 'n' Andy, that have you chuckling at The Kingfish's get rich schemes but which ones really stand out? Do you like "Kingfish Gets Drafted" the best, or is "The New Neighbors" your favorite episode of Amos 'n' Andy? To determine once and for all what the best episodes of Amos 'n' Andy are, let's rank every Amos 'n' Andy episode from best to worst.

Amos 'n' Andy is a sitcom adaptation of a popular radio show. Unlike the radio show which had white actors portraying Black characters, the TV series cast African Americans in the starring roles. Amos 'n' Andy premiered on CBS in 1951. The show was met with criticism and protest for the way it negatively stereotyped its African American characters.

Vote up your favorite episodes of Amos 'n' Andy, 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 difficult to put one Amos 'n' Andy episode over the other when there are so many good ones, which is why you can vote on however many episodes you like.

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  • 1

    Kingfish Gets Drafted

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    The Kingfish tries to get rid of Sapphire's sister by arranging a marriage between her and Andy, then learns she has $10,000 of savings in the bank....
    • Original Airing: Jun 28 1951
    • Season: Amos 'n' Andy - Season 1
    • Episode Number: 1
    • Series: Amos 'n' Andy
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    The Winslow Woman

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    Sapphire thinks the Kingfish is secretly dating another woman, so she decides to make him jealous by having dinner alone with Andy....
    • Original Airing: Mar 03 1953
    • Season: Amos 'n' Andy - Season 1
    • Episode Number: 2
    • Series: Amos 'n' Andy
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    The Vacation Show

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    The Kingfish stages a clothing sale at the Lodge using a lieutenant's entire wardrobe....
    • Original Airing: Feb 19 1953
    • Season: Amos 'n' Andy - Season 1
    • Episode Number: 3
    • Series: Amos 'n' Andy
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    The Lodge Brothers Complain

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    Andy is a hero when he overpowers a gang of counterfeiters and collects a fat reward....
    • Original Airing: Aug 02 1951
    • Season: Amos 'n' Andy - Season 1
    • Episode Number: 4
    • Series: Amos 'n' Andy
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