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Redd Foxx, as the character Fred G. Sanford, wears a tuxedo in a scene from the television show.
As part of NPR's "In Character" series, NPR's Tony Cox profiles the king of the junkyard, Fred Sanford.
He was a TV character unlike any other.
We take a look at the legacy of the trash-talking junk dealer, portrayed by comedian Redd Foxx.