"Lamont as Othello"
Season 3, Episode #1
Number (#39) in series (136 episodes)
Air date September 14, 1973
Network NBC-TV
Production code 302 (3x1)
Guest stars: Maureen Arthur
Jack Manning
Ann Driscoll
Written by: Ilunga Adell
Directed by: Peter Baldwin
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Lamont as Othelo was the 39th episode of Sanford and Son. Also the premiere episode of the third season of Sanford and Son, Written by Ilunga Adell and directed by Peter Baldwin it premiered on NBC-TV on September 14, 1973.

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Fred is uneasy with Lamont's rehearsing Othello with a woman named Marilyn O'Neill (Maureen Arthur), a white actress from the theatre workshop class which he and Rollo particpate in. When Fred and Bubba, who return from a nearby bar and catch Lamont and Marylin in the choking scene, they both have "heart attacks", thinking that Lamont is "strangling a white woman"! When the smoke clears up, Marilyn, to prove that they are welcome in her neighborhood, invites Fred and Lamont to come to her home in Beverly Hills while her parents were supposed to be away for the weekend. The misunderstanding then becomes between Marilyn, The O'Neills (Jack Manning, Ann Driscoll) and Fred, who inadvertantly enter their bedroom, looking to watch TV!

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Sanford and Son: Season 3
Lamont as Othello | Libra Rising All Over Lamont | Fred, the Reluctant Fingerman | Presenting The Three Degrees | This Little TV Went to Market | Lamont, Is That You? | Fuentes, Fuentes, Sanford & Chico | Superflyer | The Members of the Wedding | The Blind Mellow Jelly Collection | A House is Not a Pool Room | Grady, The Star Boarder | Wine, Women & Aunt Esther | Mama's Baby, Papa's Maybe | Fred Sanford, Legal Eagle|This Land is Whose Land? | Fred's Cheating Heart | The Party Crasher | Will the Real Fred Sanford Please Do Something? | Tyranny, Thy Name Is Grady | Aunt Esther & Uncle Woodrow Pfft... | The Way to Lamont's Heart | Hello Cousin Emma, Goodbye Cousin Emma