Sanford and Son (1972–1977)
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The Masquerade Party 

In this spoof of "Let's Make a Deal," Fred, Grady and Bubba appear as contestants on "Wheel and Deal," hoping to win a new car as a birthday present for Lamont.

Director:

Norman Abbott

Writers:

Ted Bergman (teleplay by), Redd Foxx (story by) | 2 more credits »
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Episode cast overview:
Redd Foxx ... Fred G. Sanford
Demond Wilson ... Lamont Sanford
Whitman Mayo ... Grady Wilson
LaWanda Page ... Aunt Esther Anderson
Nathaniel Taylor ... Rollo Larson
Don Bexley ... Bubba Bexley
John Barbour ... Harry Monte - Game Show Host
June Christopher ... Brenda
Dap Sugar Willie Dap Sugar Willie ... Dap Sugar Willie
Johnny Jacobs ... Johnny Jacobs (voice)
Pat Morita ... Ah Chew
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Lamont's birthday is coming, and Fred doesn't know what to get him as a present, until Bubba informs him he can get tickets for he, Fred, and Grady to go to a taping of the game show "Wheel and Deal" (a spoof of "Let's Make a Deal"). Fred is also taxed by Lamont to bring decorations, food and alcohol for the party he plans to have, but when it's party time, he and all the stuff was nowhere to be found as he is off to the game show. While there, Fred ends up trading away a new convertible, but winds up with a new color TV. The host offers one more trade, which Fred accepts...by way of walking down to the stage, ripping down the curtain and taking the prize out of the studio; a brand new gold watch. Meanwhile at Lamont's party, things start off slow, but with the help of the radio, everyone starts dancing, then the lights go out and when they come back on, Fred and the gang have joined them, and officially the party is broken up. Lamont is now so incensed at Fred for ruining his party ... Written by jlentzphx@gmail.com

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Genres:

Comedy

Certificate:

TV-PG
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Language:

English

Release Date:

31 January 1975 (USA) See more »

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Production Co:

Tandem Productions See more »
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Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Fred G. Sanford: [Fred wearing a gorilla suit, standing next to Aunt Esther] Don't we make a nice couple: King Kong and the Bride of Frankenstein?
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References King Kong (1933) See more »

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Let's Make a Deal
6 December 2016 | by kevinolzakSee all my reviews

"The Masquerade Party" opens with Grady and Fred enjoying an evening watching the game show WHEEL AND DEAL (spoofing LET'S MAKE A DEAL), with comedian John Barbour doing a fair job as host Harry Monte in place of Monty Hall. With so many bills to pay, Fred has no money to buy his son any birthday presents, and Bubba's offer of free tickets to WHEEL AND DEAL prove irresistible (announcer Johnny Jacobs worked on several game shows such as THE NEWLYWED GAME and THE GONG SHOW). While Lamont fumes at home without the liquor, food, and decorations that his father promised, he's getting plenty of attention in the studio audience - Bubba a Viking, Grady as Cinderella, and Fred G. Sanford, 'the G stands for gorilla!' Despite winning a diamond watch for Lamont his son refuses to accept it, while Fred asks 'Cinderella' if he can borrow 'her' slipper: "I'm gonna drink out of it, if that don't kill me nothing will!" Pat Morita makes the fourth of seven appearances as neighbor Ah Chew.


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