Janet Lawson
Janet Lawson Fred Sanford
Janet (Marlene Clark) assures Fred (Redd Foxx) of her intentions with new beau Lamont in the fifth season "Sanford and Son" episode "Lamont in Love" (#5.19, 1976).
Vital Information
Gender: Female
Waitress at a local tavern
Girlfriend/fiancee of Lamont
Family and Personal Information
Related to: Roger Lawson (son)
Sgt. John Lawson (ex-husband)
Mrs. Gordon (mother)
Mr. Gordon (father, not mentioned on series)
Character information
Character played by: Marlene Clark
Sanford and Son retro Wiki Script

Janet Lawson (played by Marlene Clark) is a divorcee, who has a twelve year old son, named Roger (played in 2 episodes by Edward Crawford, first played by Derek Tripplett), who Lamont meets in the episode titled The Engagement Man Always Rings Twice (Season 5, episode #20). The couple begins dating in the fifth season..

In the episode "When John Comes Marching Home" in Season 6, Lamont and Janet reconsider the course of their relationship, when Janet's ex-husband Sgt. John Lawson, returns to try to rekindle their relationship. With Janet becoming confused between her feelings for Lamont, who's beginning to have doubts about marriage and supporting a family, and her feelings for John, whom she still cares for, Lamont and Janet break up as they decide to end their engagemant, with Janet giving Lamont back an old engagement ring Frad gave to them as a gift. Janet appears in six episodes of the series.