The Amos 'n Andy Show (1951–1953)
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Sapphire's Sister 

Sapphire's sister, Hortense, moves in, so Kingfish tries to pawn her off on Andy, in order to get her out of the apartment.

Director:

Charles Barton

Writers:

Freeman F. Gosden (creator) (as Freeman Gosden), Charles J. Correll (creator) (as Charles Correll) | 2 more credits »

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Cast

Episode cast overview:
Alvin Childress Alvin Childress ... Amos
Spencer Williams ... Andy (as Spencer Williams Jr.)
Tim Moore Tim Moore ... Kingfish
Ernestine Wade Ernestine Wade ... Sapphire
Johnny Lee Johnny Lee ... Calhoun
Amanda Randolph Amanda Randolph ... Mama
Nick Stewart Nick Stewart ... Lightnin' (as Nick O'Demus)
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Storyline

Sapphire's sister, Hortense, moves in, so Kingfish tries to pawn her off on Andy, in order to get her out of the apartment.

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Genres:

Comedy

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Details

Language:

English

Release Date:

14 May 1953 (USA) See more »

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Sound Mix:

Mono (Western Electric Recording)
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Trivia

Omar Khayyám was a Persian mathematician, astronomer, philosopher, and poet, who is widely considered to be one of the most influential scientists of all time. He wrote numerous treatises on mechanics, geography, mineralogy and astrology. See more »

Quotes

Kingfish: [preparing Andy for an introduction to Sapphire's sister to help him make a good impression] "Remember, Andy. I told you she was intelligent. But she's a little on the plain side!"
Andy: "Yeah, well, I ain't expecting no Venus de Mildew, you know."
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Connections

References The Toast of New Orleans (1950) See more »

Soundtracks

Be My Love
(uncredited)
Music by Nicholas Brodszky
Lyrics by Sammy Cahn
Sung by Ernestine Wade and Amanda Randolph
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