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Sanford and Son

Season 5 1975 - 1976

  • 1975-09-13T00:00:00Z on NBC
  • 30 mins
  • 9 hours, 56 mins
  • United States
  • English
  • Comedy

This is a list of episodes from the fifth season of Sanford and Son.

24 episodes

5x01 Earthquake II

  • Season Premiere

    1975-09-13T00:00:00Z — 25 mins

Fearing a massive earthquake, Fred tries to sell the house and heads to Las Vegas.

5x02 Divorce, Sanford Style

  • 1975-09-20T00:00:00Z — 25 mins

Fred becomes entangled in a spat between Esther and Woodrow.

5x03 Bank on This

  • 1975-09-27T00:00:00Z — 24 mins

At the bank to seek a loan to open the Sanford Arms, Fred and Lamont find themselves hostages in a robbery.

5x04 The Sanford Arms

  • 1975-10-04T00:00:00Z — 25 mins

Fred and Lamont open a boarding house and fill the rooms with a variety of strange characters.

5x05 Steinberg and Son

  • 1975-10-11T00:00:00Z — 25 mins

Fred sues NBC for airing a show called Steinberg and Son, which seems to copy his life exactly but with white Jewish characters rather than black ones.

5x06 Brother, Can You Spare an Act?

  • 1975-10-18T00:00:00Z — 25 mins

To help new brother-in-law Rodney, Fred teams up with an old friend to make Rodney's gig as nightclub impresario a success.

5x07 Della, Della, Della

  • 1975-11-01T01:00:00Z — 25 mins

An encounter with Della Reese causes Fred to support a political candidate whose opponent is backed by Lamont.

5x08 Donna Pops the Question

  • 1975-11-08T01:00:00Z — 25 mins

With another marriage proposal in hand, Donna gives Fred an ultimatum.

5x09 My Fair Esther

  • 1975-11-15T01:00:00Z — 25 mins

With a $1,000 prize on the line, Fred tries to groom Esther to win a beauty contest.

5x10 Sanford and Rising Son

  • 1975-11-22T01:00:00Z — 25 mins

Fred and Ah Chew start a takeout food business in the Sanford home but run afoul of the health inspector.

5x11 The Olympics

  • 1975-12-06T01:00:00Z — 25 mins

Fred competes in the Senior Olympics to defeat a rival suitor for Donna's affections.

5x12 Ebenezer Sanford

  • 1975-12-13T01:00:00Z — 24 mins

Fred plays the role of Scrooge in his dream version of Dickens' "A Christmas Carol".

5x13 The Oddfather

  • 1976-01-03T01:00:00Z — 25 mins

After witnessing a murder attempt, Fred is a target for assassins as he recuperates in a hospital bed.

5x14 Can You Chop This?

  • 1976-01-10T01:00:00Z — 25 mins

Fred steals Lamont's savings to become a seller of a kitchen tool called the Whopper Chopper.

5x15 Greatest Show in Watts

  • 1976-01-17T01:00:00Z — 25 mins

To legally keep the elephant left with him by a tenant, Fred must stage a circus in the junkyard.

5x16 Fred Sanford Has a Baby

  • 1976-01-24T01:00:00Z — 25 mins

When Lamont goes out of town, Fred rents his room to a pregnant woman who goes into labor.

5x17 The TV Addict

  • 1976-01-31T01:00:00Z — 25 mins

A hypnotherapist tries to cure Fred of his addiction to television.

5x18 Lamont in Love

  • 1976-02-07T01:00:00Z — 25 mins

To find the truth about Lamont's new girlfriend Janet, Fred goes undercover.

5x19 The Escorts

  • 1976-02-14T01:00:00Z — 25 mins

Fred starts an escort service but must entertain three ladies at the same time.

After Lamont pops the question to Janet, Fred worries that the marriage will cause him to be alone.

5x21 The Director

  • 1976-02-28T01:00:00Z — 24 mins

Fred becomes the director of a community theater production starring boxer George Foreman.

5x22 A Pain in the Neck

  • 1976-03-06T01:00:00Z — 25 mins

Fred resorts to desperate measures to overcome his sudden back pain in time for an awards banquet in his honor.

5x23 Sergeant Gork

  • 1976-03-13T01:00:00Z — 25 mins

Fred's tall tales about World War II give way to fantasy sequences starring the entire cast.

5x24 Camping Trip

  • 1976-03-20T01:00:00Z — 25 mins

Fred and Lamont go camping and reminisce, leading to several flashback scenes.