All in the Family

A working class man constantly squabbles with his family over the important issues of the day.

Genre: Comedy

Country: USA

Duration: 30 min

Quality: HD

Release: 1971

IMDb: 8.3

Season 1 - All in the Family
"It's Edith and Archie Bunker's wedding anniversary. Edith manages to drag Archie to church. Daughter Gloria and her husband, Mike try to whip up a party atmosphere for the parents."
"Mike writes a letter to President Nixon, protesting everything that's wrong with America, including the state of the environment and the nation's involvement in Vietnam. Archie finds out and, to refute his son-in-law's claims, he decides he, too, will write a letter to ol' Tricky Dick, praising the nation's chief and attempting to explain the Meathead as an ignorant. While penning the letter, Archie pictures the family all standing behind him, dressed in his Sunday best, all supporting his positions."
"Archie is convinced he'll collecty a large settlement from a petty traffic accident if a Jewish laywer handles the case.\n\nThe stylistic minimalism of the Bunker's sparsely furnished set is on full display in this early episode. According to director John Rich, who grew up not far from Archie's neighbood, the Spartan look of the Bunkie's living room deco was achieved as a result of painstaking efforts. The director remembers personally supervising the cracking of windows and repainting of walls to give the place a run-down, lived-in look. \"\"I told the set designers to take all the color out of it,\"\"remember Rich.\"\"Norman and i wanted to do the show ib black and white, but CBS nearly went into a coma. So we decided to do the next best thing and shoot the entire show in muted sepia tones.\"\""
"Archie refuse to donate blood because he'll afraid that his vital fluids might get mixed in those of a different race."
"Archie scorns one of mike's effeminate friends, unaware that one of his own beer-drinking buddies is a well-adjusted gay man."
"Archie dream of becoming a grandfather is dashed when Gloria suffers a sudden misscarriage."
"Mike invited one of his hippie friends to spend the night in his living room, despite Archie's strenous ojections."
"Louis Jefferson makes her first appearance, through husband George will remain an offscreen character for another two seasons. Their son, Lionel, had been a regular visitor to the bukers since the pilot episode, when the writers discovered how effective the street- smart black youth was at gently lettins the air out of Archie's sails."
"Edith abandons the kitchen for the courtroom when she is chosen for jury duty,leaving Archie to fend for himself."
"No one in the family gets any sleep when Archie spends the night worring that he might lose his job."
"Gloria leaves the house in a rage after Mike refuse to recognize her as an equal partner in their marriage."
"Archie reevaluates his definition of success after he meets an old army buddy who's become wealthy in the used-car trade."
"The Jeffersons arrive for dinner at the Bunkers'--minus husband George, who refuses to socialize with his white neighbors."
Season 2 - All in the Family
"Archie is incensed when his sponging cousin Oscar has the nerve to drop dead in the upstairs bedroom."
"Mike has second thoughts after he agrees to let Gloria pose as a nude model for one of his artist friends."
"Archie suffers his ultimate indignity when he's arrested along with a group of radicals at a protest rally."
"Archie buys a gun to protect his family, but a pair of burglars hold the family at bay with Archie's own pistol."
"On the Stivic's first wedding anniversary, the family recalls the day Archie and Michael met."
"Mike and Gloria campaign for the liberal candidate in a local election, while Archie places himself in the opposing camp."
"A priest pays a call to reward Edith's honesty for leaving a note on his car after she accidentally dents it with a large can of clind peaches."
"An unscrupulous black real-estate salesman tempts Archie to sell his house to a black family at an inflated price."
"Gloria is upset when Mike's nervousness over his grades causes him to become temporarily impotent."
"Archie lays off a Puerto Rican worker during a cut back at the dock; and his homeowner's policy is canceled when his neighborhood is redlined as a bad risk."
"Archie Bunker is the voice of the American working man when his man-on-the-street interview is scheduled to appear on Walter Cronkite's Evening News."
"Everyone in the family is sick, so Edith calls Cousin Maude to help out."
"Archie casts a pall on the family's Yuletide spirit when he complains that he was passed over for this year's Christmas bonus."
"Archie gets caught in an elevator, along with a pregant Puerto Rican and her husband, an aging hippie, and an erudite black businessman."
"Edith is suddenly moody and irritable with the approach of menopause."
"Archie's paranoia during a mysterious government investigation drives him to betray a long-standing friendship."
"An old girlfriend of Mike's suddenly arrives at the Bunkers' with a four-year-old boy who she claims is his son."
"Archie refuses to get involed with the police, even though he's the only witness to a neighborhood mugging."
"The Bunkers are alone for eight days while Mike and Gloria are spending a week at a commune."
"Archie is too proud to let Edith accept a mink stolen from her cousin Amelia, until he sees a chance to make a three-hundred-dollar profit."
"One of the classic episodes in the series, Sammy Davis Jr. plays himself, a passenger in Archie's taxi cab who has inadvertently left his briefcase behind. Arrangements are made to retrieve the briefcase at the Bunker house. As usual, Archie displays his ignorance and bigotry, but Sammy plays along. Before Sammy has to leave, Munson decides to have the two pose for a picture. HE KISSES ARCHIE!!! Archie is too astonished to say anything."
"Edith arbitrates a dispute between Archie and the irate proprietor of a laundromat."
"Archie is disturbed to discover Edith once spent an entire weekend with an old beau."
"Archie and Edith visit Maude's house for Carol's wedding to David Green, a Jewish man. Archie doesn't want to go, and Carol doesn't want him there. Archie is invited to the bachelor party, but declines the invitation, and ends up staying at the hotel, where the bachelor party is held (which he doesn't know). Archie calls the police because the party is too loud. Edith stays for the bridal shower. After David and Walter return from the bachelor party, David and Carol fight over their differences in opinion regarding women's roles. The wedding is off, much to Maude's dismay."
Season 3 - All in the Family
"After he rails against gun control in a TV editorial. Archie meets his two biggest supporters -a pair of stickup artist who rob him at gunpoint."
"Archie is audited by the IRS after he fails to report income he made driving Munson's taxicab."
"Archie can barely contain himself when the attractive young wife of an old army buddy spends an eventful night in the Bunker's household."
"Gloria tests Mike and Archie's male chauvinism with a riddle that stumps the men but is easily answer by Edith."
"Archie is aghast to find out that his visiting niece plans to go out dancing with Lionel Jefferson."
"Edith is worried she may be a kleptomaniac after she absent-mindedly takes a wig from a department store."
"Edith unwillingly invites a pair of wife-swapping swingers to dinner when she responds to a newspaper ad for pen pals."
"Mike sparks the latest family feud when he donates two hundred dollars to George McGovern's presidential campaign instead of paying Archie for room and board."
"On the Stivics' second anniversary, the family recalls the comedy of errors that transpired on their wedding day."
"The Stivics' wedding is jeopardized when Michael's uncle insists, over Archie's virulent objections, that the marriage be performed by a Catholic priest."
"Edith's antique locket is missing and Archie sees it as a way to collect from the insurance company to buy a new television set. Confident of getting the insurance money, Archie orders a new color set, only to have an insurance adjuster arrive at the house to question the claim."
"Mike's emergency appendectomy precipitates an argument between Archie and Gloria regarding the proficiency of women doctors."
"When Edith finds some old lottery tickets that she has totally forgotten about, Archie hits the roof, claiming she was wasting money. However, Archie's attitude quickly changes when the family discovers one of the tickets is a winner; but there is a catch; Edith claims the tickets don't belong to her."
"Archie is ecstatic when, after waiting six years, there finally is an opening on the most prestigious bowling team, the Cannonballers, and he is asked to try out."
"Archie befriends the other patient in his semiprivate room, unaware that he's black."
"Middle-aged Archie can only envy the eternally youthful outlook of his friend and contemporary Bill Mulholern. He is especially impressed that the toupeed, flashily garbed Bill has managed to attract a sexy young bedmate named Tina. But by episode's end, Archie is made to realize how lucky he is to be spending his declining years with a loving wife like Edith."
"Edith and Gloria end the latest family brawl when they storm out of the house to spend the night on their own."
"Archie refuses to tag along to Edith's thirtieth high school reunion-- until he finds out that one of her beaus will be attending."
"Archie buys an expensive watch of dubious pedigree and soon becomes paranoid that it's stolen. When it breaks, he has to find a jeweler who'll fix it with no questions asked."
"Archie wakes up to find a swastika painted on his front door."
"It's -Rashomon-Bunker-style when the family recounts vastly different versions of the same disastrous encounter with a pair of handyman in the Bunker kitchen."
"Archie attends night-school classes to qualify for a high school diploma"
"After an attempted sexual assault. Gloria turns to the family for guidance as she suffers through the legal aftermath of reporting the crime."
"In a foul mood, Gloria lambastes Edith for her constant acquiescence to Archie's whims."
Season 4 - All in the Family
"Henry Jeffersons joins Archie in trying to prevent a Hispanic from moving into the neighborhood."
"As the Lorenzos settle in, Archie grows jealous of Edith's friendship with Irene."
"Edith befriends a lonely old man,through Archie is less than thrilled to have a constant reminder of his own advancing years hanging around the house."
"Gloria brings home a Rodin replica for the living room, but the erotic sculpture makes Archie cringe."
"Edith is deeply disturbed to find out Archie's been playing the horses after he promised never to gamble again."
"Archie finally meets George Jefferson at Henry's going away party."
"Edith receives a small fortune in quarters as a result of a computer error. Then another computer informs Archie that he's been officially declared dead."
"Mike childishly refuses to accept criticism during an informal group-therapy game."
"Archie thinks Irene Lorenzo is trying to convert Edith to Catholicism."
"Locked in his cellar with a bottle of vodka,Archie spends a long night contemplating his life through the haze of a drunken stupor."
"Gloria is insulted when Michael's ardor is removed after she dons a cheap dime-store wig."
"Archie and Edith rekindle their romance during a second honeymoon in Atlantic City."
"An influential politician attempts to dissuade Archie from pressure charges against his son after the boy robs Archie in Munson's cab."
"Irene challenges Archie to a pool match, but he begs off, complaining of a sore back."
"During the Christmas holidays, Edith tries to hide the fact that she may have breast cancer."
"The stiyics' love life reaches another imprasses when Michael is put off by Gloria's romantic aggressiveness."
"Archie refuses to attend his own birthday party."
"Archie sabotages an old friend's efforts to land a job at the loading dock because he's afraid the man might be in line for his position."
"Archie's misconceptions run amok when Gloria befriends the retarded box boy from the local market."
"The family attends Lionel's engagement party, where his parents discover that one of his fianc\u00e9's parents is white."
"The Bunkers are in a panic after Archie eats a stew made from mushrooms that might have been contaminated."
"Gloria is bewildered after she falls temporarily out of life with Michael, until she discovers her mother went through the same thing with Archie."
"Archie unwillingly passes George Jefferson a counterfeit twenty-dollar bill."
"Archie's spirit soars on Mike's graduation day, until he discovers that his meat-head son-in-law has accepted a fellowship and won't be moving out for another year."
Season 5 - All in the Family
"The Bunker's breadwinner tries to avoid breaking the news that his union has called a strike."
"Tempers flare in the Bunker household when Archie finds himself with nothing to do but sit around the house."
"When strike negotiations bog down, Archie grudgingly trades places with Edith and allows her to take a job at Jefferson's dry cleaners."
"Archie's union settles the strike,but under terms that effectively leave him worse off than he was before the walkout."
"Lionel has a fight with his parents and moves into the Bunkers house for a night."
"The rising tide of feminism confronts Archie on all sides when Edith joins a women's group and Irene lands a job alongside him on the loading dock."
"Gloria is shocked when Mike announces that he doesn't plan on having children."
"Edith holds her first Tupperware party under a cloud of worry when Archie disappears on his way to a union convention in Buffalo."
"With no word from Archie after twenty-four hours, the family faces the possibility that he might've run off with another woman."
"Archie returns from his sorry adventure -he get the sidetracked to a podiatrists' convention in Rochester- to find his friends and family celebrating his return with kissing contests,Hula Hoops, and ballroom dancing."
"After an accident on the loading dock brings Archie within inches of his life,he suddenly becomes a devout-if somewhat hypocritical- churchgoer."
"George Jefferson seeks Archie's help when he runs for local political office."
"Irene and the Jeffersons bail the Bunkers out after Archie buys two thousand dollars worth of aluminum siding from a fast-talking salesman."
"Gloria is made to feel like an intellectual outcast when she spends the evening with Mike and his graduate-school friends."
"A look back at the first five seasons of all in the family with flashbacks, this episode was hosted by Henry Fonda."
"Henry Fonda hosts an hour-long retrospective of high points from the show's first four years."
"A plumber's assistant causes Archie agony when he finds out the worker is a convict on a work-release program from Sing Sing."
"The Bunkers bid fond farewell to the Jeffersons when their neighbors abandon Queens for the nouveau-rich life in a Manhattan high rise.[This episode was the pilot for \"\"The Jeffersons.\"\"]"
"Gloria gives Edith a lesson in marriage assertiveness."
"Edith is surprise to discover that her cousin Amelia's ideal marriage is rotten to the core."
"Archie's steals a box of nails from work and finds himself at the center of a household debate on morality."
"Archie feels the weight of his own mortality after a magazine quiz on life expectancy gives him another seven years- tips."
"Edith is reunited with her childhood sweetheart when she returns to her hometown for a wedding."
"The Bunker house is locked in a little of will after Mike vows he can go without food longer than Archie can abstain from smoking."
Season 6 - All in the Family
"Gloria is nervous about announcing her unexpected pregnancy because of Mike's stubborn attitude over population."
"Teary farewells turn into fireworks when Mike hits Archie with five years of repressed rage, only to discover that he and Gloria can't move out for another week after Mike reveals he forgot to turn on the gas and electricity of his new home."
"Archie tries to impress his boss by making the maximum contribution to his favorite charity and unwittingly donates his body to medical science."
"Archie gets a rude shock when the tall,classy dame whose life he saved in a taxicab turns out to be a man."
"Mike must decide if he wants to be in the delivery room during the birth of the baby."
"Archie's refused to participate in a chain letter triggers a string of unlikely events."
"Mike becomes the sole support of a growing family when Gloria loses her job because of her pregnancy."
"Archie feels abandoned after Edith begins to volunteer part-time at the Sunshine Home for the Elderly."
"Archie has difficulty keeping his blood pressure down for a company physical after the family launches into a heavy debate over the baby's name."
"Gloria suspects handy-panky when she meets the beautiful blonde Mike's been tutoring after school hours,"
"Thanksgiving dinner becomes a family battleground when Archie discovers that Mike and Gloria don't want to impose the family's religious beliefs on their baby."
"Archie gets a lesson in civil liberties when he's arrested using outlawed tear gas to protect himself against a mugger."
"Gloria takes out her frustrations about being pregnant on Mike."
"It appears that Gloria may have her first baby in an Italian restaurant."
"Edith and Archie cause havoc at the hospital when Gloria is about to have her baby."
"Mike continues to make decisions without consulting Gloria."
"When Archie finds out that one of Mike's students is babysitting Joey and she invited her hippie boyfriend over to listen to music, he takes over and brings Joey to his house, even though he is hosting a poker game with his buddies."
"It looks like Archie has turned over a new leaf when he befriends a Jewish man."
"Mike's integrity is put to the test when he loses a teaching position to an equally qualified black candidate."
"Energetic Justin Quigley inspires Archie to stick with the strict diet his doctor has recommended."
"Mike and Gloria's sex life suffers after they have to begin planning their encounters around the baby's feeding schedule."
"Archie Baptizes Baby Joey without Mike and Gloria's Permission."
"A broken furnace forces Archie and Edith to spend a few nights under the Stivic's roof during a power blackout."
"Edith abandons her stick-in-the-mud husband to liven things up on her own during an evening out at Kelly's Bar."
Season 7 - All in the Family
"Edith leaves Archie when she finds out he dated flirtatious waitress while she was volunteering at the Sunshine Home."
"Edith forgives Archie's indiscretions after Mike and Gloria bring the two together for an emotional reunion."
"Edith forgives Archie's indiscretion after Mike and Gloria bring the two together for an emotional reunion."
"Archie's self-esteem takes a beating when he loses his job on the loading dock."
"A college grad threatens to commit suicide after he loses a jaintor's job to Archie."
"Archie's trip to the hospital is an ethnic nightmare. He's admitted by a Puerto Rican receptionist, treated by a Jewish physician, and is forced to accept a blood transfusion from a black doctor."
"Archie recuperates in record time after he's called back to work-with a raise and a promotion."
"As a practical joke, Archie fixes up one of his drinking buddies with female impersonator Beverly La Salle."
"The Bunkers take in a boarder to help revive their battered budget."
"Mike and Gloria are having a discussion over who will take care of Joey, just in case there comes a time when both of them are unable to care for the little tyke before his 18th birthday. Mike has serious reservations over allowing in-laws Archie and Edith to get custody of Joey, particularly due to what he perceives as Archie's bad influences. Gloria is having a hard time convincing Mike otherwise and gives in to Mike's rhetoric.\n\nMike's suspicions are confirmed when Archie and Edith return with Joey after a day of playing in the park. What's that Joey's got in his hands? Why, a toy machine gun that Grandpa had bought him. Of course, Mike (being dead set against gun violence) immediately is very angry and tells Archie that toy guns could influence children's behavior later on. Tempers really escalate when Mike grabs the plastic gun from Archie and breaks it over his knee.\n\nAfter the two continue to argue, Mike lets slip that he is considering including a clause in the Stivics' will that"
"Edith saves a man's life and becomes the toast of the town,but Archie isn't happy standing in the shadow of her limelight."
"Edith discovers Archie once had a brief encounterswith an old high school friend she's invited to dinner."
"Archie enters Joey in a newspapers's beautifull-baby contest, against the express wishes of Mike and Gloria."
"Gloria insists that Mike get the vasectomy he's talked about for years."
"The clash of two worlds explodes in this episode. Mike's friend is a Draft Dodger and it is Christmas dinner and unbeknownst to Archie this guy is sitting at his Christmas dinner table. The guy is exactly everything Archie hates about Mike's generation. On top of this Archie's friend is also spending Christmas dinner with the Bunkers and he lost his son to the war."
"Returning home unexpectedly, Archie and Edith surprise a scantily clad Teresa and her boyfriend."
"Mike accidently breaks Archie's Chair."
"Mike asserts his independence by leaving Gloria behind while he joins his friends on a weekend skiing trip."
"Archie reluctantly agress to deliver Stretch Cunningham's eulogy, unawware that his departed friend was Jewish."
"Both Gloria and Mike help Edith and Archie express their sexual interaction after catching Edith reading How to be your Husband's Mistress."
"Stranded in a subway train with different personalities, Mike is shocked when he punches a man for the very first time in his life after the man had pushed Gloria aside."
"The Bunkers and Teresa wake up with their bathroom on fire! Archie expects money cashing in from the insurance company, until he finds out he's guilty for starting the fire."
"Before bedtime, Mike and Gloria have a game of Scrabble in which Mike ends up winning. He uses this game as an opportunity to rub Gloria's nose in the fact that he has to be better at everything, leading to an argument between the two. Gloria asserts that this is because Mike has had the chance to go to college and use his skills, while she hasn't had the chance yet, bringing up the fact that Mike promised her three years ago that chance. Gloria accuses Mike of ruining her life, causing him to walk out and try to spend the night at Archie and Edith's house. Archie and Mike reluctantly become roommates, which ends up in disaster. Archie then scolds Mike for trying to correct everybody's way of doing and saying things. Realizing his mistake, Mike goes home and apologizes to Gloria for being pompous, and Gloria apologizes to Mike for saying he ruined her life."
"When Archie and the guys at the lodge are being called bigots in the papers because they are only white, Archie suggests to initiate a black jewish guy."
"Archie must spend his afternoon at the vet when his accidently runs over Barney's annoying--but cute--dog with his cab."
Season 8 - All in the Family
"When Kelsey finally decides to sell his bar, nothing will stop Archie from getting it--even if it means forging Edith's signature against her will."
"Edith is upset when she discovers Archie has forged her signature to get the bar. But Mike will influence Mrs. Bunker to change her mind."
"When Cousin Liz dies, Edith and Archie learn more about her than they ever thought. When roomate of Liz, Veronica, comes out of the closet to Edith, she also admits that she was more than just roomates with Liz."
"Before Edith arrives home, Gloria and Mike teaches Archie the plan for Edith 50th birthday surprise party which will be taken at 6 o'clock at the Stivics house. Edith comes back home while Archie and the Stivics leave to decorate the house for the party. A sudden knock at the door reveals a cop. Edith welcomes the policeman inside the house who claims that there's a rapper in town but he slips out that it's him. Edith is held at gunpoint and pushed on the couch. The rapist slowly strips Edith! Before it can go any longer, the phone rings. The rapist orders Edithto get rid of the caller as soon as possible. When she does, Archieknocks at the door, wondering why the hell is the door locked. Therapper hides himself in the closet and once again orders Edith to getrid of Archie. She does as quickly as possible. Still stranded in the house with the armed man, they suddenly smell something burning. It was the cake which Edith previously started to bake. They rush to the oven where the room"
"When Edith tells the story to the family in tears, Gloria and Mike believe she should report to the police while Archie fears Edith will be the one going to jail. Two weeks later, Edith is still ironing sheets for no reason and keeps running upstairs when someone knocks on the door. Gloria tells her dad to give her some TLC (Tender Loving Care). But while he does so, Gloria gets a call from the policemen asking her to identify the rapist. Edith fears. But with convincing, Archie takes Edith to the police stations."
"Archie must delay his weekend fishing trip with Barney when Edith announces that she has invited people from the SunShine Home to attend an elderly couple's wedding at 704 on the same day Archie planned to leave."
"On the eve of his grand opening, Harry quits Archie's bar when the bigot bosses Harry around. Helpless, Edith and the Stivics come on time and gladly decide to help out. With a great crowd, Archie faces more problems; Mike can't get the right mixes, Edith sings, the guys are after Gloria and not only that, Archie's boss at the loading docks arrive where Archie quits, upseting Edith."
"Archie is depressed when his saloon has gone slow. That's when his friend offers him some pills that cheers up. Archie takes in two when Edith and the Stivics visit Archie at the bar. Archie, overly excited, discusses his dreams of his bar where it will be extended to other states and people will love it. When the pills slowly fade out of Archie's system, he realises that his dream may never come true, and falls in the arms of his wife in tears"
"A despondent Archie retreats to his bedroom, until Harry offers to bail him out with a partnership offer for the bar."
"Archie is invited to a meeting with some pals. THey discuss about Mike's article in the newspaper on how offending it is. The leader asks Archie if he wants to join them and give Mike and lesson he'll never forget. Archie agrees, little does he know he just initiated the KKK (Kweens Kouncil of Krusaders)."
"Archie desives a plan to prevent the Klan from burning a cross on Mike and Glorial's lawn."
"The family relive the Mike and Gloria's blind date by their friends, where they first insulted each other and ended up having sex in the kitchen."
"Edith's religious faith is shaken after her friend female impersonator Beverly LaSalle is brutally murdered by street thungs at Christmas."
"Mike is put in the hospital and Beverly LaSalle is murdered by a thug at Chistmas."
"Edith is chosen to appear in a tv commericial but finds herself unable to lie when she begins to doubt the quality of the sponsor's detergent."
"Archie's Place is robbed on Super Bowl Sunday, the buiest day of the year."
"Archie refuses to let Edith's elderly aunt move into their spare bedroom, even after she's been turned away by every other relative."
"Archie is jealous when a lonely butcher lavishes attention on Edith."
"Mike and Archie's have a long talk after they find themself locked in the storeroom of Archie's Place."
"Mike and Gloria are sure the romance has gone out of their marriage when even a weekend in the Poconous fails to reignite the spark."
"Archie's estranged brother returns, after twenty-nine years, to smooth things over before he enters the hospital for a serious operation."
"The stivics prpare to move to California after Mike is offered a teaching position in Santa Barbara."
"Edith is crushed when Mike and Gloria make their other plans after she's prepared a special farewell dinner in their honor."
"The Bunker house is the scene of many tearful good-byes when Mike and Gloria finally leave for California."
Season 9 - All in the Family
"Edith's cousin Floyd abandons his nine-year-old daughter, Stephanie, on the Bunkers' doorstep."
"Archie spends a night wallowing in self-pity when an insurance physical reveals an ominous spot on his liver."
"The Bunkers attempt to reunite Blanche and Barney Hefner after her latest fling with an exterminator fizzles"
"The Bunkers decide to keep Stephanie after her father fails to reclaim her as promised."
"Edith is the sole mourner at her Aunt Rose's funeral."
"Archie and Edith are invited to spend a fishing weekend with Barney and Blanche at their cottage. But after a game of Monopoly, an argument between Barney and Blanche begins. That night, Archie is uncomfortable to sleep with a man (Barney) in bed, while Edith and Blanche rate their husbands as a lovers. By the end, Blanche and Barney makeup and Archie tries to forget everything."
"At an American Legion convention, Archie awakens facing a beautiful black airline stewardess who swears they were married the night before."
"With the TV broken, Edith decides to buy a new one for Archie for their 30th wedding anniversary. But when the clerk won't let Edith buy a TV without Archie's signature because she's a woman, she goes to the bank for a loan. There too, she can not borrow money because she is just a housewife with no job, making Edith furious. Helpless, Edith goes home and asks Archie for $500, but she won't tell him why (surprise). During their conversation, Edith discovers that Archie may be sexist also."
"Edith finally confronts the waitress who tempted Archie's fidelity after Harry unwittingly hires her to work at Archie's Place."
"Edith is arrested for passing phony $10 bills she got from Archie's Place."
"After Mike and Gloria cancel their trip home for Christmas, the Bunkers decide to travel west for the holidays."
"The Bunkers head out to California for Christmas to find out that Mike and Gloria are having marital problems."
"separation is Archie's reaction when he discovers that Gloria has been unfaithful to her husband: For the first time in nine years, he turns his back on his daughter and sides with Michael. The script, rife with disturbing details of the petty cruelties that have already poisoned the Stivics' marriage, avoids the easy out of a tidy resolution. Mike and Gloria do effect a spontaneous reconciliation under the tree, but the tentative exchange lacks the conviction of a permanent reunion. They've been through enough to know, as we do, that the optimism of Christmas morning doesn't always stand up to the cold light of the new year. years, he turns his back on his daughter and sides with Michael."
"When Edith develops laryngitis on the eve of her singing debut at Stephanie's PTA recital, Archie steps in to understudy the duet."
"When Edith invites butcher Klemmer and his new sweetheart, a Russian who is the spitting image of Edith, she notices that Klemmer might have the hots for Edith and not for her."
"Edith and Archie rush Stephanie to the hospital for an emergency appendectomy on the eve of her 10th birthday. Luckily, the surgery goes perfectly, so they celebrate both Stephanie's birthday and the success of her operation."
"Archie and Edith are shocked when they discover that Stephanie has been stealing some of her favorite teacher's belongings, and the Bunkers's also. But Stephanie admits that she stole these things so that when she returns to her dad's, she'll have something to remember them by."
"Barney Hefner is suicidal when Blanche finally deserts him, until Archie fixes him up with an overweight but wealthy widow."
"When Archie's brother, Fred, visits Archie to open up a business, he also brings his 18 year old wife, Katherine. Both, Archie and Edith, and even Stephanie, are shocked as they find out. While the new bride and Edith cook supper, Archie and Fred argue about Katherine's age. Before dinner, Fred (and Katherine) leave the Bunker's home, canceling the business. In bed, Edith asks Archie if he were a single 55 year old man, would he go for a young girl. Archie answers no."
"After Stephanie comes back from Sunday School, Rev. Chong visits Edith to tell her that even though she is welcome anytime at Sunday School, Stephanie is Jewish. Edith accepts it, unlike Archie. Selfishly, Archie decides to change Stephanie's religion but Edith interrupts that it's not his decision. So Edith brings Archie and herself to visit a Rabbi to get more information of the religion. Later that night, Stephanie awaits at the porch for the return of Edith and Archie. She and her uncle discuss and he approves that it's her decision and whatever religion she'll be, he'll love her the way he has."
"When an ill woman tells Edith to let her die with dignity at the SunShine Home, the woman's family are furious after her death. The manager fires Edith for her selfishness, even though Edith honoured the woman's wish. Later that night, the woman's daughter thanks Edith to be with her mother as she passed away since she (the daughter) never got to visit her own mother back then."
"Norman Lear hosts an affectionate look at the high points of his ground-breaking TV series."
18 Mar 1979
"Louise Jefferson shows up and asks Edith to help her find a buyer for their house next door. At first Archie is excited... until he sees Edith's choice for new neighbors."
"Norman Lear hosts an affectionate look at the high points of his ground-breaking TV series."
"Louise Jefferson returns for a visit at the Bunker's place to ask Edith if she can sell her (Louise's) former house. Edith doubts but Archie makes her agree so that they (mostly he) can choose white people to move in. When Edith sells the house to a couple and she invites the lady to her house, Archie realises that the woman is black and so is her husband. But Archie isn't disturbed when he finds out that the man is a cop, which could be good for Archie's safety."
"Stephanie's father, Floyd, finally arrives with a devastating proposition for the Bunkers: They can keep Stephanie if they agree to pay him $1000 cash!"
"On Archie's St. Patrick's Day Party at the tavern, he discovers that Edith is terribly ill after doing a lot of cooking for him. Sidney comes to the rescue and is able to save Edith before it's too late and he also tells Archie that he knew about her illness before and so did Edith. Sidney mentions that he did tell Edith to stay off her feet, but obviously, with the cooking for Archie, she didn't listen to his instruction. Archie visits Edith upstairs and is disappointed that she didn't get rest instead of doing something for his party. Instead of leaving to host it, Archie falls asleep in the arms of his lover, Edith."