CTVA US Comedy - "Sanford And Son" (Norman Lear-Bud Yorkin/NBC) Season 1 (Early 1972)

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Starring Redd Foxx & Demond Wilson
Season 1 (NBC) (Early 1972)
Episode Guide compiled by The Classic TV Archive
with contributions by:
references:
TV Guide /   Library of Congress (telnet://locis.loc.gov)
Internet Movie Database (http://us.imdb.com)
UCLA Film and Television Archive / Writers Guild of America (wga)

 
 
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NBC Fridays 8:00-8:30pm (14Jan72-14Apr72)(14 episodes)
Mid-Season Replacement for the Jack Webb series "The D.A." staring Robert Conrad.

1.1 [--] Sanford And Son: Crossed Swords
14Jan72 NBC Fri
Lamont discovers that the porcelain figure he has brought is worth a great deal of money and decides auctioning
off the piece will bring the best price.

1.2 [--] Sanford And Son: Happy Birthday, Pop
21Jan72 NBC Fri
Fred's 65th birthday is anything but happy when his first Social Security check and Lamont's "night on the town"
don't meet his expectations.

1.3 [--] Sanford And Son: Here Comes the Bride, There Goes the Bride
28Jan72 NBC Fri / prod. no. 103
Based on "And afterwards at" & "Steptoe and Son", created by Ray Galton & Alan Simpson.
Directed by Bud Yorkin
Fred's protest against Lamont's impending marriage fails to change his son's mind. But as the ceremony begins,
the bride to be leaves Lamont standing at the altar.

1.4 [--] Sanford And Son: The Copper Caper
4Feb72 NBC Fri / prod. no. 104
Episode based on "The Lead man cometh" by Ray Galton & Alan Simpson.
Production, teleplay by Aaron Ruben; Directed by Bud Yorkin;
music by Quincy Jones; video tape editors, Ken Denisoff, Dick King.
Fred's suspicions about a used-copper salesman are ignored by Lamont, especially after his son checks the
metal's going price.

1.5 [--] Sanford And Son: A Matter of Life and Breath
11Feb72 NBC Fri
Lamont and Fred, at Lamont's insistence, take advantage of the free test offered by a Breathmoblie. The results
convince Fred that he has tuberculosis.

1.6 [--] Sanford And Son: We Were Robbed
18Feb72 NBC Fri / prod. no. 106
Episode based on "Robbery with Violence" by Ray Galton & Alan Simpson.
Producer, Aaron Ruben; Directed by Coby Ruskin;
music by Quincy Jones; video tape editors, Ken Denisoff, Dick King.
Fred covers his clumsiness by proclaiming "we were robbed" and he turns into a boastful hero cited for bravery.

1.7 [--] Sanford And Son: A Pad for Lamont
25Feb72 NBC Fri / prod. no. 107
Episode based on "A Box in Town" by Ray Galton & Alan Simpson.
Producer, teleplay by Aaron Ruben; Directed by Bob Lattendro;
music by Quincy Jones; video tape editors, Ken Denisoff, Dick King.
Angered by his father's constant interruption of his dates, Lamont moves out to pursue the life of a swinging bachelor.

1.8 [--] Sanford And Son: The Great Sanford Siege
3Mar72 NBC Fri / prod. no. 108
Episode based on "The Siege of Steptoe Street" by Ray Galton & Alan Simpson.
Production, teleplay, Aaron Ruben; Directed by Peter Baldwin;
music Quincy Jones; video tape editors, Ken Denisoff, Dick King.
Fred's failure to pay his bills brings threats of turned off utilities and repossessed furniture.

1.9 [--] Sanford And Son: Coffins for Sale
10Mar72 NBC Fri / prod. no. 109
Episode based on "The Wooden Overcoats" by Ray Galton & Alan Simpson.
Production, teleplay, Aaron Ruben; Directed by Charles S. Dubin;
music by Quincy Jones; video tape editors, Ken Denisoff, Dick King.
Lamont buys two coffins at an auction. Very superstition about having coffins in the house, Fred decided to
sleep in the back of the truck until they are sold.

1.10 [--] Sanford And Son: The Barracuda
17Mar72 NBC Fri / prod. no. 110
Episode based on "The Stepmother" by Ray Galton & Alan Simpson.
Production, teleplay, Aaron Ruben; Directed by Charles S. Dubin;
music by Quincy Jones; video tape editors, Ken Denisoff, Dick King.
Lamont strongly objects to his father's proposal of marriage to the widow Donna Harris. Lynn Hamilton Guest stars.

1.11 [--] Sanford And Son: TV or Not TV
24Mar72 NBC Fri / prod. no. 111
Production, teleplay, Aaron Ruben; Directed by Peter Baldwin;
music by Quincy Jones; video tape editors, Ken Denisoff, Dick King.
Fred wants a color television and Lamont wants a car, but they can't afford both. Fred enraged to learn that Lamont
brought the car, ends up in the hospital with amnesia.

1.12 [--] Sanford And Son: The Suitcase Case
31Mar72 NBC Fri / prod. no. 112
Episode based on "Robbery with violence" by Ray Galton & Alan Simpson.
Production, teleplay Aaron Ruben;
written by Everett Greenbaum & Jim Fritzell; Directed by Peter Baldwin;
music by Quincy Jones; video tape editors, Ken Denisoff, Dick King.
Lamont stumbles upon a suitcase full of what he's sure is stolen money and calls the police to come take it
away. Not wanting to take any chances, Fred locks the find up in the safe.

1.13 [--] Sanford And Son: The Return of the Barracuda
7Apr72 NBC Fri / prod. no. 113
Episode based on "The Color Problem" by Ray Galton & Alan Simpson.
Production & teleplay, Aaron Ruben; Directed by Peter Baldwin;
music by Quincy Jones; video tape editors, Ken Denisoff, Dick King.
Fred and Donna have reconciled their differences and are once again planning to wed.

1.14 [--] Sanford And Son: The Piano Movers
14Apr72 NBC Fri / prod. no. 114
Episode based on "The Color Problem" by Ray Galton & Alan Simpson.
Production & teleplay, Aaron Ruben; Directed by Bruce Bilson;
music by Quincy Jones; video tape editors, Ken Denisoff, Dick King.
A great deal on a grand piano finds Lamont and Fred lodged in the apartment of a wealthy eccentric.
 
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