70s US sitcom, based on Steptoe and Son. Redd Foxx played an irascible fool of a junkyard owner; Demond Wilson was his son. Many of Foxx's pals from chitlin circuit days were in the supporting cast, most notably LaWanda Page (Aunt Esther), and Whitman Mayo (Grady) - Mayo gained a lead role (and later a spinoff) when Foxx left the show, in one of his many disputes with NBC. Foxx later went to ABC to do a variety show; Page has since done Esther-ish gigs. Wilson's now a preacher.

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