As the third season progressed, his condition required him to be seated and at times wearing a wig.
A storyline had Jock separating from his wife, Miss Ellie (Barbara Bel Geddes), then reuniting for an extended second honeymoon at the end of the third season which kept Davis off-screen.
At the end of the final episode, Sam (Ted Danson) silently pauses to straighten the picture on his way out of the bar.
Most notable for his role in “Sanford and Son,” Redd was looking for a comeback with this new series.
He wasn’t replaced directly, but Woody Harrelson joined the show to fill the void.