When Lamont gets a traffic ticket, Fred convinces him to fight it in court, where the poor man's Perry Mason steps up to defend his son against the system.
Did You Know?
The character Sonny Cochran is likely a reference to famed attorney Johnnie Cochran. While not yet nationally known at the time of this episode, by the mid-1970s Johnnie Cochran was a well-established criminal defense attorney in the Los Angeles area who had made a name for himself litigating a number of high-profile cases involving police brutality. See more
You got a ticket from a white man in a blue uniform, in a black neighborhood, and you're so mad you see red, and you won't fight it 'cause you're too yellow. Now what are you, a man or a box of crayons?