Sanford and Son

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Original run: 14 Jan 1972 – 25 Mar 1977

Country of origin: US

Genre: Comedy

Network: NBC US

Watched by: 26 of 704 894 0%

Total running time: 2 days 20 hours 13 minutes

Episode duration: 30 minutes

IMDB rating: 7.9 of 10 7 961

MyShows rating: 3.2 of 5 5


Sanford and Son is about the misadventures of a cantankerous old man and his son, partners in the family junk business in Los Angeles' Watts neighborhood. While the role of Fred G. Sanford was known for his bigotry and cantankerousness, the role of Lamont Sanford was that of a conscientious peacemaker. At times, both characters would involve themselves in schemes. Known for its edgy racial humor, running gags and catch phrases, the series was adapted by Norman Lear and considered NBC's answer to CBS's All in the Family. Sanford and Son has been hailed as the precursor to many other African American sitcoms.

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