Sanford (1980–1981)

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Further adventures of Fred Sanford. The old cast is here, except Lamont. Fred has a new partner and a new girlfriend.

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Series cast summary:
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 Fred G. Sanford (26 episodes, 1980-1981)
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 Cal Pettie (26 episodes, 1980-1981)
Marguerite Ray ...
 Evelyn Lewis (24 episodes, 1980-1981)
Clinton Derricks-Carroll ...
 Cliff Anderson (15 episodes, 1980-1981)
Nathaniel Taylor ...
 Rollo Larson (14 episodes, 1980)
Suzanne Stone ...
 Cissy Lewis (14 episodes, 1980)
Cathy Cooper ...
 Clara (14 episodes, 1980)
Percy Rodrigues ...
 Winston (14 episodes, 1980)
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In this sequel to the hugely successful "Sanford and Son", this show picks up where the original show left off. Lamont has moved away to work on the Alaska pipeline, leaving Fred alone to run the junkyard by himself. Cal, a friend of Lamont's, moves down to Watts to help Fred run the business. In the meantime, Fred meets a rich widow named Eve and falls in love. This is not good news for Eve's family who don't like the fact that she would fall for a common junk man. The show follows Fred as he keeps on trying to make his junk business a success and his love affair with Eve. Written by Brian Washington <Sargebri@att.net>

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Both Margueritte Ray and Percy Rodrigues made a guest appearances on Sanford and Son as different characters. See more »

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Not as Good as the original show!
10 March 2008 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Redd Foxx was the star of Sanford and Son. Here he reprises his role as Fred Sanford without his son, Lamont. He has a new partner played by Dennis Burkley. His character is white, overweight sidekick but he's quite funny at times. The other characters include a wealthy widow, Evelyn Lewis, played by Marguerite Ray who does a great job. Lawanda Page comes back to torment her brother-in-law as Aunt Esther. The show was your typical sitcom from the early 1980s. Sadly, sitcoms are no longer in abundance nor are they packaged to be funny anymore. Redd Foxx was enormously funny and outrageous at times without being offensive to the audience regardless of your skin color. I was pleasantly surprised to see this show which must have been under my radar back when it first aired on television. BET has brought it back to new audiences who will rediscover Redd Foxx's wit and comedic genius.


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