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Sanford and Son


Sanford and Son debuted in 1972 and was a ratings hit through its entire run of six seasons. Redd Foxx was already a star in the comedy world before he took on the role of cranky, scheming junk dealer Fred Sanford. Fred and his son Lamont (Demond Wilson) work together in the salvage yard and have a hilariously rocky, no-holds-barred father-son relationship. Nominated for multiple awards, Foxx won

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From Will Jones at Minneapolis Star Tribune:

Foxx is simply a very funny man, and a preview look at the first “Sanford and Son” show would indicate that the writers are supplying him the same sort of blunt but nevertheless winning lines with which he has been charming… audiences for years. Full Review

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