Sanford and Son: Season 1, Episode 1

Crossed Swords (14 Jan. 1972)

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Lamont buys a porcelain figure for $15 from a silent movie star. After having it appraised, Lamont and Fred decide to sell it at an auction. They attend the auction pretending to be buyers ... See full summary »

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Lamont buys a porcelain figure for $15 from a silent movie star. After having it appraised, Lamont and Fred decide to sell it at an auction. They attend the auction pretending to be buyers to bid the price even higher. However, things go awry to Lamont's dismay. Written by James D. Lankin

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Pilot episode of the series. See more »

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In the first episode "Crossed Swords" there is a bottle and a funnel on the table when they go outside; but when they come back in both items are gone. See more »

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Remake of Steptoe and Son: Crossed Swords (1965) See more »

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Carolina In The Morning
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Music by Walter Donaldson
Lyrics by Gus Kahn
Performed by Redd Foxx
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