Premise: Junk dealer Fred Sanford runs roughshod over his son and partner, Lamont, in a groundbreaking sitcom. Fred's moneymaking schemes routinely backfire, and he does just about anything to get out of working -- up to and including faking a heart attack. He's rude, sarcastic, outspoken, overtly prejudiced, and pretty darn nasty to his friends and family.
S01, E03 (First Aired: Jan. 28, 1972)
Much to Fred's delight, Lamont's bride-to-be decides not to marry him.
S01, E04 (First Aired: Feb. 4, 1972)
Lamont buys some copper on speculation, only to discover the goods are stolen.