Fred's feathers get ruffled when an old friend from St. Louis comes to town claiming to be Lamont's actual father.
Did You Know?
Two E&J Gallo products are plugged in this episode. Fred gives Grady a glass of his favorite drink, Ripple, which was a fortified wine that boasted a low price and high alcohol content and that enjoyed great popularity in the 1970s, but has since been discontinued. Later in the episode Grip brings over a bottle of Cold Duck to celebrate with his friends. Cold Duck, a reasonably priced Champagne with a concord grape base combined with red and white wines, also enjoyed tremendous popularity in the early 1970s. See more
At the end of the episode when Fred and Lamont are standing in the living room a person is seen walking by the window. See more
[after Grip has claimed to be Lamont's father, Lamont turns to Fred
Hey, man, this is my father, the only Pop I've ever known. Now, all my life it's been Sanford and Son, and, as far as I'm concerned, that's the way it's gonna always be.