Further adventures of Fred Sanford. The old cast is here, except Lamont. Fred has a new partner and a new girlfriend.
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Cast

Series cast summary:
Redd Foxx ...  Fred G. Sanford 26 episodes, 1980-1981
Dennis Burkley ...  Cal Pettie 26 episodes, 1980-1981
Marguerite Ray ...  Evelyn Lewis 24 episodes, 1980-1981
Clinton Derricks-Carroll ...  Cliff Anderson 15 episodes, 1980-1981
Nathaniel Taylor ...  Rollo Larson 14 episodes, 1980
Suzanne Stone Suzanne Stone ...  Cissy Lewis 14 episodes, 1980
Cathy Cooper Cathy Cooper ...  Clara 14 episodes, 1980
Percy Rodrigues ...  Winston 14 episodes, 1980
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In this sequel to the hugely successful "Sanford and Son", this show picks up where the original show left off. Lamont has moved away to work on the Alaska pipeline, leaving Fred alone to run the junkyard by himself. Cal, a friend of Lamont's, moves down to Watts to help Fred run the business. In the meantime, Fred meets a rich widow named Eve and falls in love. This is not good news for Eve's family who don't like the fact that she would fall for a common junk man. The show follows Fred as he keeps on trying to make his junk business a success and his love affair with Eve. Written by Brian Washington <Sargebri@att.net>

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If You're Down in the Dumpa, Drop In! Fred Sanford is Back in a Brand New Series!

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USA

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English

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15 March 1980 (USA) See more »

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Tandem Productions See more »
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Mono

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1.33 : 1
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The series premiere had decent ratings, but declined steadily during the first season. The show was put on hiatus and retooled. NBC moved it from Saturday nights to Friday nights, which was the original night for Sanford and Son (1972). The characters of Rollo, Winston, Cissy, and Clara were dropped with no explanation. They also brought back the characters of Aunt Esther and Grady from the original series. The ratings continued to be poor and the series was canceled four episodes into the second season. The remaining episodes were burnt off during the summer. See more »

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Follows Sanford and Son (1972) See more »

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Funny Show - and Very Underrated
19 April 2019 | by jbbnjrSee all my reviews

This was actually a very funny show and the back and forth between Redd and Cal was hilarious. Typical establishment though - anything that is different, people are opposed to accepting. I would have liked to have seen Redd's son in some episodes to complete the transition to just the "Sanford." show. With all the nonsense poor quality shows before, at the time. and since, this show should have lasted much longer and gotten much more credit than it received. I was sorry to see the actor who played Cal passed away. He too had great talent and never went as far as he should have in the business.


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