Sanford and Son: Season 6

Episodes

# Air Date Title
1 Sep 24
1976

The Hawaiian Connection (1)

Three jewel thieves try and find a way to smuggle some expensive diamonds from Hawaii to L.A. That is where Fred and Lamont come in. Fred goes to Hawaii to attend a Junkmen of…

2 Sep 24
1976

The Hawaiian Connection (2)

The diamond thieves continue their plot to have Fred smuggle the stolen diamonds into the United States. Freddy Wells sneaks into Fred’s hotel room and plants the diamon…

3 Oct 01
1976

The Hawaiian Connection (3)

During a mishap at the airport Fred accidentally misplaces the suitcase with the diamonds and the crooks start chasing Lamont and him all over Hawaii, trying to get them back.…

4 Oct 08
1976

California Crude

Fred and Lamont have been busy planting a small garden in their yard when suddenly a professor stumbles in and suggests that they may be sitting on some oil. Later, Fred plant…

5 Oct 15
1976

The Stakeout

Fred becomes smitten with a woman, Miss Wallace who comes to the Sanford residence looking for a place to stay at the Sanford Arms. Meanwhile, a thief has been spotted in the…

6 Oct 22
1976

I Dream of Choo Choo Rabinowitz

Lamont’s mother-in-law to be is coming to Watts for a visit and Fred is a little concerned about what she’s going to think of a common junk man. This leads Fred to…

7 Nov 05
1976

The Winning Ticket

Fred becomes a victim of a con game when, two men convince him to begin a bogus special “Sanford & Son” sales promotion, in which the lucky winner wins $500. H…

8 Nov 12
1976

Committee Man

Fred has been chosen to represent the Watt’s businessmen on a community relatives committee and his first official decision is to allow the public library to be open an h…

9 Nov 19
1976

Fred's Extra Job

Lamont threatens once again to leave the junk business on account that they aren’t making much money. However, he also wants to quit and get a full-time job due to his im…

10 Nov 26
1976

Carol

Fred gets a letter in the mail from someone named Carol who claims that Fred knew her 40 years ago and that she’s coming for a visit. However, Fred doesn’t recall…

11 Dec 03
1976

Aunt Esther Has a Baby

Aunt Esther and Woody have decided to have a baby and set up an appointment with an adoption agency to adopt an older child. However, on the day of a preliminary interview, Wo…

12 Dec 07
1976

Here Today, Gone Today

Lamont and Esther decide to get the furniture re-upholstered as a surprise present for Fred. In order to get it done, they have to convince him the furniture was stolen. Howe…

13 Dec 10
1976

Aunt Esther Meets Her Son

The day has come for Aunt Esther and Woody to meet their son but they are in for a shock when he helps himself to their cash register. Later, Esther is in for an even bigger s…

14 Dec 17
1976

Sanford and Gong

Lamont runs into Chuck Barris in a parking lot and he generously gives Lamont four tickets to a taping of The Gong Show, which happens to be Fred’s favorite game show. F…

15 Jan 14
1977

Fred Meets Redd

The tax season has come and Fred and Lamont have been going through their inventory to prepare their tax papers. However, Fred gets preoccupied when he discovers Redd Foxx is…

16 Jan 21
1977

Chinese Torture (a.k.a.) The Defiant One

Esther has stopped by the Sanford residence to talk Fred into singing for a talent show. Grady is all set to be in the show with a magic act and for his most daring trick ever…

17 Jan 28
1977

A Matter of Silence

The Sanford residence is in chaos and it is all due to Fred’s sudden loss of hearing. Lamont is convinced Fred has a problem, but Fred denies it but Lamont takes him to…

18 Feb 04
1977

When John Comes Marching Home

Lamont and his fiancee, Janet are just one step away from the alter. However, a kink is put into their plans when after her wedding shower, her ex-husband John shows up. Mean…

19 Feb 11
1977

The Reverend Sanford

Trying to avoid paying property taxes, Fred registers to become a clergyman for the Divine Profit Church. He appoints Bubba as secretary and Woody as treasurer. However, when…

20 Feb 18
1977

The Will

Aunt Esther and Woody stop by for a visit and as usual, Fred insults Esther and she responds by promptly hitting Fred in the head with her purse. Apparently the blow to his he…

21 Feb 25
1977

Fred the Activist

Fred wants a new stereo and tries to buy one on credit at a local electronics store. He soon discovers that they don’t give credit to people over 60. This prompts him t…

22 Mar 04
1977

The Lucky Streak

In order to keep The Sanford Arms, Fred and Lamont must raise $4,000 in a week. They begin to scramble and Fred turns to gambling. First he puts together a card game and play…

23 Mar 11
1977

Funny, You Don't Look It

Fred is tired of everyone walking all over him especially since he proclaims that he built his junk empire to what it is today, thus making him a king of an empire. Bubba sugg…

24 Mar 18
1977

Fred Sings the Blues

Lamont treats Fred to a dinner and a concert given by B.B. King. After the show, Fred wants to try to sell his songs to B.B., but fails, however, B.B. offers him a book about…

25 Mar 25
1977

School Daze

Fred has been neglecting Donna and she decides to investigate and soon discovers Fred has been leading a secret life, not even telling Lamont what has been going on. Donna is…

About Sanford and Son

Sanford and Son first aired in January of 1972 on NBC as a mid-season replacement. The series was the second series created by the All in the Family creator, Norman Lear and it was based on the British sitcom, Steptoe and Son. Sanford and Son was the first sitcom that Lear created that had a cast composed mostly of African Americans. Lear would follow it up in 1974 with Good Times and The Jeffersons in 1975. Sanford and Son was also the only Lear sitcom that didn’t air on CBS. Sanford and Son starred stand-up comedian, Redd Foxx as 65-year old junk collector, Fred Sanford. Fred ran his junk collection business from his home located in Los Angeles. His home was run-down but it was comfortable enough for him and his son, Lamont, with whom he lived with and who was a partner in the business. Lamont was dissatisfied with the business and would threaten to leave but Fred would fake a heart attack and yell “I’m coming, Elizabeth.” Elizabeth had been Fred’s wife who had preceded

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