Sanford and Son

Season 2 Episode 6

The Card Sharps

Aired Unknown Oct 27, 1972 on NBC



  • Trivia

  • Quotes

    • Fred: (singing) It's a quarter to three threes... No one in the place... has got less than these... So, throw 'em in, Joe... This little story... can save you some dough... so throw 'em in, Joe... Throw them in, Jooooooooe.

    • Fred: (to Lamont) You really want to know what your mother's last words were? Fred if you or Lamont ever get sick, don't use this doctor.

    • Skeeter Matthews: You must be Poppa Sanford!
      Fred: No, I'm Mama Cass.

    • Fred: Deal unto others as they have dealt unto to you!

  • Notes

    • This episode was videotaped on August 08, 1972.

    • In 1982, Demond Wilson and guest star Ron Glass (of Barney Miller) would co-star together as Oscar and Felix in the short-lived ABC comedy The New Odd Couple.

    • This episode is based on the Steptoe and Son episode, "Full House," written by Alan Galton and Ray Simpson.

  • Allusions

    • When Fred sarcastically introduces himself as "Mama Cass," he alludes to Cass Elliot who along with Michelle Phillips, Denny Doherty, and John Phillips were the original members of The Mamas and The Papas.