Sanford and Son (1972–1977)
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The Camping Trip 

Lamont brings Fred along on a camping trip to have some solitude and quality time together. Fred is no friend of nature and does nothing but complain...when the truck won't start they are stranded and begin to reminisce about old times.

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Ms. Barnes
Deborah Berns ...
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Teri Hermosillo ...
Girl Scout
Susan Newmark ...
Girl Scout
Kimberly Zuckert ...
Girl Scout
Tifni Carson ...
Girl Scout
Janine Williams ...
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Lamont brings Fred along on a camping trip to have some solitude and quality time together. Fred is no friend of nature and does nothing but complain...when the truck won't start they are stranded and begin to reminisce about old times.

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When Fred and Lamont's recall their funny moments together, scenes are edited in from the following three episodes: "The Engagement Man Always Rings Twice," "My Kingdom for a Horse" and "Earthquake II." See more »

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Fred and Lamont are dressed as though it's cold out (it even appears that there's snow on the ground), but they discover an active nudist colony behind their campsite. See more »

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Fred G. Sanford: Speaking of nature, where's the outhouse?
Lamont Sanford: Anywhere you want it to be.
Fred G. Sanford: Well, I want it to be in the bathroom.
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References Davy Crockett: King of the Wild Frontier (1955) See more »

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Garry Shandling scripts his third of four episodes
19 November 2016 | by (Youngstown,Ohio) – See all my reviews

"The Camping Trip" was that rare episode set entirely away from the junk yard, and the third of four scripted by Garry Shandling. Fred just wants to go home while Lamont tries to ease his fears about the wilderness. Among the items found on the truck is a club which will serve as Fred's snake bite kit: "if a snake bites me this weekend, I'm gonna lay this upside your copperhead and rattle it!" Lamont wants to know why they're always arguing all the time: "we don't argue all the time, only when we're together!" Making conversation proves impossible, and when the truck doesn't start panic sets in under the snowfall. Some well chosen clips from previous entries, "The Engagement Man Always Rings Twice," "My Kingdom for a Horse" ("Pop, what's that horse doin' in the kitchen?" "how should I know, you saw him last!"), and "Earthquake II." Scout leader Ms. Barnes is played by Carol Arthur, remembered as the wife of Dom DeLuise.


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