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Sanford and Son (TV Series 1972–1977) Poster

(1972–1977)

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During the show's network run, a few episodes contained the "N-word". However, when the show began to appear on the TV Land cable network, the word was edited out.
On video and DVD releases of the episode, "Blood is Thicker Than Junk", about 3 minutes of footage is removed. They edit the scene of Lamont getting up and purposely breaking the interviewer's pencil before leaving. It then cuts to the scene of Fred trying to lift a heavy trunk then in comes the man Fred later hires. On all video and DVD releases, at the employment office right after the interviewer gives Lamont his new job, it cuts right to Fred and his new employee talking.

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