"The Stakeout"
Season Six, Episode ##5
Number (#116) in series (136 episodes)
Air date October 15, 1976
Network NBC-TV
Production code 606
Written by Earl Barret
Directed by Norman Abbott
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The Stakeout was the 116th overall episode of Sanford and Son. Also the fifth episode of Season Six, it first aired on NBC-TV on October 15, 1976.

Episode synopsisEdit

The police are looking for a fence named Alex Hacker, who's been spotted coming in and out of The Sanford Arms. They use Fred and Lamont's home to stakeout the Arms. Meanwhile, Fred has a crush on a new lady tenant.

Episode summaryEdit

Alex Hacker, a criminal wanted for fencing stolen goods, and whom the police was trying to stakeout in the Sanford Arms. Charles Weldon appeared in this episode in the dual role Hacker and as his alias, Miss Wallace, whom Hacker was appearing in drag as, Fred gets completely smitten with her/him, not knowing that Miss Wallace is really Hacker in hiding! When a reward of  $1,000 is promised to whoever helps capture Hacker, Bubba beats Fred to the reward by also appearing in drag at a department store!

Note: Rozelle Gayle makes an second and final series appearance as Sgt. Perkins.

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Sanford and Son: Season 6
The Hawaiian Connection - Part I | The Hawaiian Connection - Part II | California Crude | The Stakeout | I Dream of Choo-Choo Rabinowitz | The Winning Ticket | Committee Man | Fred's Extra Job | Carol | Aunt Esther Has a Baby | Here Today, Gone Today | Aunt Esther Meets Her Son | Sanford and Gong | Fred Meets Redd | Chinese Torture | A Matter of Silence | When John Comes Marching Home | The Reverend Sanford | The Will | Fred the Activist | The Lucky Streak | Funny, You Don't Look It | Fred Sings The Blues | School Daze

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