After Fred admits to having one of his "special dreams" that tells him which number to bet on, Lamont forbids him from playing the numbers. Yet, Fred plays the numbers anyway and wins a lot of money and a plan to spend it on a weekend at Las Vegas. So, Lamont engineers a way to hit Fred's soft spot while pilfering him of his winnings at the same time. He gets some of Fred's friends to come by with sob stories about needing money. Bubba claims to needs $250 to get his car out of hock after his ex-wife sues him for back alimony. Then Aunt Ethel claims that she needs $200 for a gall bladder operation. Finally, with Fred down to $50, a reporter shows up asking questions about people who win the at the numbers. The reporter turns out to be a robber who takes the rest of Fred's money. Frustrated, Fred puts a Red Cross sign in the window reading "We Gave".
Did You Know?
This episode marks the first appearance of Bubba. See more
When Fred first tells Lamont about his dream, he is riding on a train. His dreambook states that the number will be 219 which is the number for riding on a bus or a train. However, while trying to further convince him a few minutes later, he says that he was in the dream riding on a bus. See more
President Nixon's not gonna run.
Fred G. Sanford
If he comes through Watts he will.
Written by Fats Waller
, Harry Brooks
and Andy Razaf
Performed by Redd Foxx See more