Sanford and Son

Season 3 Episode 22

Aunt Esther and Uncle Woodrow Pffttt . . .

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Aired Unknown Mar 08, 1974 on NBC
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Aunt Esther and Uncle Woodrow Pffttt . . .
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Lamont and Grady have an unexpected visitor show up at their doorstep and it turns out to be Woody, Aunt Esther's husband who has been thrown out of the house. Fearing that his marriage is over, Woody asks to stay at the Sanford residence but Grady is against the idea. However, things get worse when Aunt Esther decides to move instead and kicks Woody to the wind.moreless

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    Hilda Haynes

    Hilda Haynes

    Aunt Minnie

    Guest Star

    Dorothy Meyer

    Dorothy Meyer

    Aunt Flossie

    Guest Star

    Whitman Mayo

    Whitman Mayo

    Grady Wilson

    Recurring Role

    LaWanda Page

    LaWanda Page

    Aunt Esther Anderson

    Recurring Role

    Raymond Allen

    Raymond Allen

    Uncle Woodrow "Woody" Anderson

    Recurring Role

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    • QUOTES (8)

      • Grady: Woody, you ain't nothing but a cream puff and ought to have the cream squeezed out of your puff!
        Esther: Don't you touch a hair on his head!
        Woody: Yeah, don't you touch a hair on his head!
        Grady: Oh so now it's two against one, huh?
        Aunt Minnie: Three!
        Aunt Flossie: Four!
        Lamont: Make that five!
        Grady: Well now only the last man would call for help, and since I'm the last man...HELLP!

      • (Lamont has just allowed Esther to stay in the Sanford home)
        Grady: What'd you do that for? Now we got Sister Ike staying with us!

      • Woody: Grady, would you believe I never used to drink before I married Esther?
        Grady: Yeah, Woody, I hate to tell you this, but you had to be drunk to marry Esther.

      • Woody: Uh, say Grady, I was thinking. Would it be possible to uh, get a little shot of something? Just a little toddy for my body.
        Grady: That body is so shoddy it don't need no toddy.

      • Grady: You've got to put Esther in her place.
        Woody: And where's that?
        Grady: On the receiving end of your foot!

      • Grady: My mother was a lady. I don't care how much she would have wanted to protest, she never would have burned her bloomers.

      • Grady: They should be in a woman's domain.
        Lamont: And I suppose that you think that's "barefoot, pregnant, and in the kitchen" right?
        Grady: Nope. "Barefoot, naked, and in the boudoir."
        Lamont: You know what, you a dirty old man. And all this time I thought that you were a clean old man
        Grady: I'll be a clean old man when I'm a dead old man!

      • Aunt Esther (to Grady): When you see that Woodrow, you tell him that his behind is grass ... And I am the lawn mower!

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      • Grady refers to Esther as Sister Ike.

        This is a play on the name of Reverend Ike (real name Frederick J. Eikerenkoetter II). Reverend Ike was an African American television and radio evangelist whose catchphrase was You can't lose with the stuff I use! He was also known for his Secret of Good Luck. Reverend Ike passed away on July 28, 2009 after suffering a stroke in 2007.

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