Sanford and Son

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Sanford and Son
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Premiere January 14, 1972
Finale March 25, 1977
Based on Steptoe and Son created by
Ray Galton &
Alan Simpson
Network NBC
Style 30-minute sitcom
Company NorBud Productions,
Tandem Productions
Distributor PITS Films (1978–1982)
Embassy Telecommunications (1982–1986)
Embassy Communications (1986–1988)
Columbia Pictures Television (1988–1995)
Columbia TriStar Television (1995–2002)
Sony Pictures Television (2002–)
Seasons 6
Episodes 136
Origin USA

Sanford and Son is a sitcom that aired on NBC. The series is a remake of the British series Steptoe and Son, where father and son own a junkyard. The show had one spinoff during its run with the short-lived Grady and after the original series run, the network tried to continue with Sanford Arms and later Sanford.

Contents

Cast

Actor Character Duration
Main Cast 1 2 3 4 5 6
Redd Foxx Fred Sanford * * * * * *
Demond Wilson Lamont Sanford * * * * * *
Supporting/Recurring Cast
LaWanda Page Aunt Esther Anderson * * * * *
Gregory Sierra Julio Fuentes * * *
Don Bexley Bubba Bexley * * * * *
Whitman Mayo Grady Wilson * * * *
Hal Williams Officer "Smitty" Smith * * * * * *
Howard Platt Officer "Hoppy" Hopkins * * * * *
Nathaniel Taylor Rollo Larson * * * * *
Lynn Hamilton Donna Harris * * * * * *

Seasons

Season  Premiere Finale #
NBC
Season One January 14, 1972 April 14, 1972 14
Season Two September 15, 1972 March 16, 1973 24
Season Three September 14, 1973 March 29, 1974 24
Season Four September 13, 1974 April 25, 1975 25
Season Five September 12, 1975 March 19, 1976 24
Season Six September 24, 1976 March 25, 1977 25

In Depth

DVD Releases

Title Release Date #
Complete Series
The Complete Series October 28, 2008 17

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Season Sets
The First Season August 6, 2002 2


The Second Season February 4, 2003 3


The Third Season October 7, 2003 3


The Fourth Season March 30, 2004 3


The Fifth Season September 14, 2004 3


The Sixth Season June 7, 2005 3


Episode Collections
Fan Favorites September 29, 2009 1

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External Links