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.
S03, E13 (First Aired: Dec. 14, 1973)
Fred and his friends plan a cheer-up party after attending a friend's funeral.
S03, E14 (First Aired: Jan. 4, 1974)
A question arises as to whether Fred is really Lamont's father.