An earthquake shakes up the Sanfords, and the threat of an even bigger quake sparks Fred to sell the house and seek shelter in Las Vegas.
Did You Know?
When originally broadcast, the scene of Fred attempting to hitchhike was accompanied by Bessie Smith's 'Nobody Knows You When You're Down and Out". On the DVD release and in most syndicated airings, the scene is accompanied by the Sanford and Son theme. See more
Soon after arriving in Las Vegas, a live street crowd surrounds Fred, obviously recognizing him as Redd Foxx. One woman runs into the middle of the street, pulls out a camera and takes a snapshot of Foxx. See more
Fred G. Sanford
Eathquakes on the coast, 120-degree temperatures on the desert; they oughtta change the name of California to Shake n' Bake, USA!
Nobody Knows You When You're Down and Out
Performed by Bessie Smith See more