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"Della, Della, Della"
Season Five, Episode ##7
Number (#94) in series (136 episodes)
Air date October 31, 1975
Network NBC-TV
Production code 514
Written by Saul Turteltaub and Bernie Orenstein
Directed by Bill Foster
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Della, Della, Della was the 94th overall episode of Sanford and Son. Also the seventh episode of Season Five, it first aired October 31, 1975.

Episode synopsisEdit

When two competing politicians each seek to use Fred's junkyard for a campaign headquarters, Della Reese appeals to Fred to stand by her man.

Episode summaryEdit

Under normal circumstances, Fred hates politics and politicians. Then why has Fred allowed his house to become campaign headquarters for a local candidate? The answer: The candidate's biggest booster is singer Della Reese (playing herself), whose powers of persuasion prove far too strong for Fred to resist.

Note: Actress/entertainer Della Reese, longtime friend of and future co-star on the CBS-TV series The Royal Family, guest appears as herself, Paul Reid Roman appears as Bob Williams and Marvin Jenkins appears as a piano player.


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Sanford and Son: Season 5
Earthquake II | Divorce, Sanford Style | Bank on This | The Sanford Arms | Steinberg and Son | Brother, Can You Spare an Act? | Della, Della, Della | Donna Pops The Question | My Fair Esther | Sanford and Rising Son | The Olympics | Ebenezer Sanford | The Oddfather | Can You Chop This? | Greatest Show in Watts | Fred Sanford Has a Baby | The TV Addict | Lamont in Love | The Escorts | The Engagement Man Always Rings Twice | The Director | A Pain in the Neck | Sergeant Gork | Camping Trip

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