SANFORD Unknown title (TV episode)

1/23/1981. Friday, 8:30. 1/2 hour.
NBC. Season 1 of 3. Episode number unknown.
Comedy.
Code: SAN 1/1981

PLOT

Cal's feeling of guilt over his cowardly behavior when confronted by robbers leads Fred to plot a situation in which his friend can appear to be heroic.

CREDITS

Writer: J. Stanford Parker.
Director: Jim Drake.

REGULAR CAST

Redd Foxx as Fred Sanford
Dennis Burkley as Cal

GUEST CAST

Michael D Roberts as Sam
Jonathan Banks as Al, coin store robber, partner with Sam. Listed 2nd of 4 guests.

BAD GUY

Al and his partner have robbed a coin store.

CHARACTER

Al is uneducated, a little dumb, belligerent but not too nasty.

COMMENTS

This series is a follow up to the longer running Sanford and Son, (1972-1977) with a different supporting cast.

COSTUME

Some classic blue jeans with multiple seam detailing, slightly flared, patch on left front thigh. The blue/green sweatshirt is a good color on him. Another appearance of The Cloth Cap.

LINES

"We ain’t got time for no games, frog face."

"This dude ain't got no coins."

SCREEN TIME

About 4 minutes, in 1 scene in the middle of episode.

WORKED WITH

Dennis Burkley (HSBS 4/1983; ROW 8/1986)