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.
S02, E24 (First Aired: Mar. 16, 1973)
A newspaper ad leads Fred and Lamont to try out for a low-budget movie.
S03, E01 (First Aired: Sep. 14, 1973)
A drama coach comes to the Sanford home to tutor Lamont for an acting role.