Sanford and Son

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Sanford and Son, sitcom television series that ran on from 1972 to 1977, about a father and son named Fred and Lamont Sanford who run a junk yard business together in Los Angeles. It was based on the British sitcom Steptoe and Son, which initially aired in theUK from 1962 to 1974.

Known for its edgy racial humor, running gags, and catchphrases, Sanford and Son has been hailed as the precursor to many other African American sitcoms. It was a rating hit throughout its six-season run.

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