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"This Little TV Went to Market"
Season Three, Episode ##5
Number (#43) in series (136 episodes)
Air date October 12, 1973
Network NBC-TV
Production code 303
Written by Gene Farmer
Directed by Peter Baldwin
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"Presenting The Three Degrees" "Lamont, Is That You?"

This Little TV Went to Market was the 43rd episode of Sanford and Son. Also the fifth episode of the series' third season, it first aired October 12, 1973.

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In the market for a color television, Lamont wants to purchase a new TV on credit, but Fred intends to spend no more than 50 dollars on a used set. Luck of luck, Fred finds just such a bargain at Guy's Groovy Grab Bag, a paneling truck which fences stolen goods. Alas, Fred has unwittingly purchased a stolen TV -- and it was stolen from his pal Grady (Whitman Mayo, in his first series appearance), who also bought it from the shady Grab Bag! When Fred tries to sell the TV to Julio, who was looking to gat a new TV, but could'nt afford one, he thinks that he broke even; but when Grady bring the police, Officers Hoppy and Jonesy back to complain about the hot TV set, neither Fred, Grady, or Julio are able to keep it; turns out the set was stolen from an establishment called "Dan The TV Man", so Fred, who sold the set to unsuspecting Julio, is forced by Lamont to give him back his $50, Grady is also out of $50!


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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

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