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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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: [complaining about Sapphire's mother and sister all staying at his apartment] "I can't understand it, Calhoun! They ain't but three women in the house, and there was AT LEAST thirty pair of stockin's hangin' in the bathroom! They must have legs I don't even know about!"
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Connections

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

Soundtracks

Be My Love
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Music by Nicholas Brodszky
Lyrics by Sammy Cahn
Sung by Ernestine Wade and Amanda Randolph
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Language:

English

Release Date:

14 May 1953 (USA) See more »

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Mono (Western Electric Recording)
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