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(YouTube) Video January 14, 1972: "Sanford and Son" premieres. Fred and Aunt Esther blues it up. Bonus: B.B. King   (youtube.com) divider line 11
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2008-01-13 11:53:43 PM  
This has greenlight written all over it.
 
2008-01-14 12:49:25 AM  
One day later, I am born. Coincidence? I think not.
 
2008-01-14 01:06:51 AM  
"Hey mama, look at sis / out in the backyard."

/shakin' like, well, like a very old African American man

//good show, good cut, got +1 from me
 
2008-01-14 05:07:06 AM  
What I always found funny about Sanford and Son is, if you were familiar with the cast - LaWanda Page, who played Aunt Esther, in her earlier career was a totally raunchy comedienne who sometimes made comedy albums with Redd Foxx. I remember those as being some hilarious filthy records.
Then she appears on Sanford and Son being all church lady. That show was a hoot. I'll never forget Fred Sanford says to Aunt Esther: "if they pressed your face into some dough, they could make gorilla cookies."
 
2008-01-14 09:02:39 AM  
This episode was just on Sunday. Classic stuff.
 
2008-01-14 09:48:19 AM  
Great stuff. I didn't know until recently that Redd Foxx actually died of a heart attack, while on the set of another show, and people didn't help him at first because they thought he was doing the old Fred Sanford shtick. Harsh!
 
2008-01-14 10:38:04 AM  
"Esther, I'm going to stick your face in some dough and make gorilla cookies."
 
2008-01-14 01:48:09 PM  
Some Lawanda Page comedy here (nsfw)
 
2008-01-14 04:04:10 PM  
 
2008-01-14 08:23:27 PM  
Trailguide: "Esther, You so ugly, I could stick your face in dough and make gorilla cookies."

My favorite Fred line ever.
 
2008-01-16 02:26:26 AM  
Elvis Da King, Trailguide
RTFT, you both got the quote wrong. See my earlier post.
 
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