"Strange Bedfellows"
Season Four, Episode ##17
Number (#79) in series (136 episodes)
Air date January 24, 1975
Network NBC-TV
Production code 413
Written by: Ted Bergmann
Directed by: Norman Abbott
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Strange Bedfellows was the 79th overall episode of Sanford and Son. Also the 16th episode of Season Four, it first aired January 24, 1975.

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Praise for Lamont's impassioned call into a radio political program sparks him to run for the state assembly. Will it be Mr. Sanford goes to Sacramento?

Episode summaryEdit

Hoping to impress his new girlfriend, a politically active young lady named Denise (Margaret Avery), Lamont calls up a radio talk show to air his views on community affairs. Impressed by Lamont's eloquence, a number of highly-connected people suggest that he run for the state assembly. Though Lamont is eager to become a political mover and shaker, Fred remains skeptical.

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Sanford and Son: Season 4
The Surprise Party | Matchmaker, Matchmaker | Ol' Brown Eyes is Back | Grady and His Lady | There'll Be Some Changes Made | Going Out of Business | Home Sweet Home | My Kingdom For a Horse | Sanford and Niece | Julio and Sister and Nephew | Fred's Treasure Garden | Tower Power | A Little Extra Security | The Merger | Once a Thief | The Stand-In | Strange Bedfellows | The Masquerade Party | Golden Boy | My Brother-in-Law's Keeper | The Headache | The Stung | The Older Woman | The Over-the-Hill Gag | The Family Man