Sanford and Son

Season 5 Episode 23

Sergeant Gork

Aired Unknown Mar 12, 1976 on NBC



  • Trivia

  • Quotes

    • (Lamont has just sent Roger out to play after catching Fred telling him a wild story about Fred winning medals in World War II)
      Lamont: What was that?
      Fred: Huh?
      Lamont: What was that you were saying?
      Fred: I was just telling Roger a little story so he wouldn't think these medals are worthless.
      Lamont: I'll say you were. Cyanide capsules, truth serums, German fighters...I'm surprised Roger wasn't hurt.
      Fred: Hurt?
      Lamont: Hit by flying bull!

    • Fred (to General): You want to live with the master race? Move to Watts!

    • Fred: The heat of August brings forth a rash between my legs!

    • Fred: They were right. War IS hell!

  • Notes

  • Allusions

    • The initial shot of Fred in uniform was a play off the famous opening scene from the movie Patton starring George C. Scott.

    • The title alludes to Army Sgt. Alvin York, the most decorated American soldier of World War I.