Sanford and Son: Season 1, Episode 8

The Great Sanford Siege (3 Mar. 1972)

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The Sanfords haven't been paying their bills and now find themselves trapped in their home in a standoff with a process server and a collection agency ready to repossess their unpaid furniture.

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Process Server
Lee Duncan ...
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Dennis Robertson ...
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Lamont discovers that Fred hasn't been paying the bills and not only are their utilities being turned off but they are being turned over to a collection agency. With money owed, bill collectors start showing up and Fred and Lamont become prisoners in their own home. Finally, an implacable repo man shows up with the police and they are forced to open their door. In an effort to stop the repo man, Fred fakes falling down the stairs. In order to avoid a feared lawsuit, the repo man decides to cut a deal with them. Written by Jerry Roberts

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This story is based on the Steptoe and Son (1962) episode titled "The Siege of Steptoe Street". See more »

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Fred G. Sanford: Oh, you can't take my refrigerator! That's where I keep my applejack. There's nothing in the world worse than warm applejack and no TV.
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