Sanford and Son: Season 5, Episode 12

Ebenezer Sanford (12 Dec. 1975)

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Tightfisted Fred gets a ghostly wake-up call in this spoof of "A Christmas Carol."


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Tightfisted Fred gets a ghostly wake-up call in this spoof of "A Christmas Carol."

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This takes place in December 1975. See more »


When Fred and Lamont go to Aunt Esther's, Esther says they're too late for dinner and egg nog, although the bowl of egg nog is pretty full. Once Fred starts singing, when the camera changes angle, the bowl is almost empty. When Fred stands up to finish the song, the bowl appears almost full again. See more »


Lamont Sanford: [as the Ghost of Christmas] This is your future, Fred Sanford.
Fred G. Sanford: That's me? All alone, no son, no friends?
Lamont Sanford: And do you know why?
Fred G. Sanford: No deodorant?
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The Christmas Song (Chestnuts Roasting on an Open Fire)
Performed by Redd Foxx
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