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Sanford and Son

Season 5 1975 - 1976

  • 1975-09-12T18:00:00-06:00 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

    1975-09-12T18:00:00-06:00 — 25 mins

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

5x02 Divorce, Sanford Style

  • 1975-09-19T18:00:00-06:00 — 25 mins

Fred becomes entangled in a spat between Esther and Woodrow.

5x03 Bank on This

  • 1975-09-26T18:00:00-06:00 — 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

  • 1975-10-03T18:00:00-06:00 — 25 mins

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

5x05 Steinberg and Son

  • 1975-10-10T18:00:00-06:00 — 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?

  • 1975-10-17T18:00:00-06:00 — 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

  • 1975-10-31T18:00:00-07:00 — 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

  • 1975-11-07T18:00:00-07:00 — 25 mins

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

5x09 My Fair Esther

  • 1975-11-14T18:00:00-07:00 — 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

  • 1975-11-21T18:00:00-07:00 — 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

  • 1975-12-05T18:00:00-07:00 — 25 mins

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

5x12 Ebenezer Sanford

  • 1975-12-12T18:00:00-07:00 — 24 mins

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

5x13 The Oddfather

  • 1976-01-02T18:00:00-07:00 — 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?

  • 1976-01-09T18:00:00-07:00 — 25 mins

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

5x15 Greatest Show in Watts

  • 1976-01-16T18:00:00-07:00 — 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

  • 1976-01-23T18:00:00-07:00 — 25 mins

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

5x17 The TV Addict

  • 1976-01-30T18:00:00-07:00 — 25 mins

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

5x18 Lamont in Love

  • 1976-02-06T18:00:00-07:00 — 25 mins

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

5x19 The Escorts

  • 1976-02-13T18:00:00-07:00 — 25 mins

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

5x20 The Engagement Man Always Rings Twice

  • 1976-02-20T18:00:00-07:00 — 24 mins

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

5x21 The Director

  • 1976-02-27T18:00:00-07:00 — 24 mins

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

5x22 A Pain in the Neck

  • 1976-03-05T18:00:00-07:00 — 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

  • 1976-03-12T18:00:00-07:00 — 25 mins

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

5x24 Camping Trip

  • 1976-03-19T18:00:00-07:00 — 25 mins

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