Esther's Raiders
Esther (left) and her "Raiders" confronting the Mob Leader (Gabe Dell, left)
Vital Information
Gender: All Female
Various/Church going women who regularly hold bible meetings at the Sanford residence amonst other meeting places
Esther and her "Raiders" arrive on the scene just in time to rsscue Fred nd the Sanford residence from the control of gangsters who wanted to turn it into a gambling and party racket!
Family and Personal Information
Character information
Appeared on: Sanford and Son
Episodes appeared in: "The Big Party" in Season 2
Character played by: LaWanda Page as Aunt Esther - the other "Raiders" uncredited
Sanford and Son retro Wiki Script

When a pair of gangsters crash a "rent party" that Fred throws to raise money he and Lamont need to catch up on debts owed from overdue utility bills, It takes until the next morning; after a distress call from Fred a Sunday morning visit from Aunt Esther and her "Raiders" (or,Esther's Raiders, what Fred calls them), her church going sisters, to drive out the party crashing gangsters (Gabriel Dell and Danny "Big Black" Rey) who try to turn the Sanford residence into a gambling and drinking racket, which they also seek to become partners with Fred and Lamont in, but, the "Raiders", complete with bibles in one hand and swords in the other, are able to kick the gangsters and the partiers from the Sanford premises!