The role of Elroy Pitt, a sidekick of Hutch (Arnold Johnson) and Fred appeared in two episodes, appearing in "The Escorts" (Season 5, episode #19), in which George Foreman also guest starred, and "The Director" (Season 5, episode #21). He also made an appearance in the pilot episode of the Sanford and Son spinoff series Grady. Elroy was played by veteran actor George Wiltshire.