* TheDanza: Don Bexley as Bubba Bexley. Also Redd Foxx's real name was John Elroy Sanford. (He named his character after his brother, Fred G. Sanford Jr., who was named after their father.)
* HeyItsThatGuy: Woodrow was Ned The Wino on ''GoodTimes''. Pat Morita also appeared as one of Lamont's friends.
** [[TheBeverlyHillbillies Miss Hathaway]] as Hoppy's mother during the later seasons.
** [[{{Soap}} Benson]] is the lawyer the Sanfords hire to sue the producers of [[SuspiciouslySimilarSubstitute ''Steinberg And Son'']]
** [[SesameStreet Gordon]](?!) as a bank robber.