Justice for All (TV pilot)

The Bunkers & the Stivics: standing, Gloria (Sally Struthers) and Michael (Rob Reiner); seated, Archie (Carroll O'Connor) and Edith (Jean Stapleton) with baby Joey.

This is a listing of all of the episodes of the television sitcom All in the Family, which originally aired on CBS from 1971 to 1979.

Series overview[]

SeasonEpisodesOriginally airedRankRating
First airedLast aired
113January 12, 1971 (1971-01-12)April 6, 1971 (1971-04-06)3418.9
224September 18, 1971 (1971-09-18)March 11, 1972 (1972-03-11)134.0
324September 16, 1972 (1972-09-16)March 24, 1973 (1973-03-24)133.3
424September 15, 1973 (1973-09-15)March 16, 1974 (1974-03-16)131.2
523September 14, 1974 (1974-09-14)March 8, 1975 (1975-03-08)130.2
624September 8, 1975 (1975-09-08)March 8, 1976 (1976-03-08)130.1
725September 22, 1976 (1976-09-22)March 12, 1977 (1977-03-12)1222.9
824October 2, 1977 (1977-10-02)March 19, 1978 (1978-03-19)424.4[a]
924September 24, 1978 (1978-09-24)April 8, 1979 (1979-04-08)924.9[b]
  1. ^ Tied with 60 Minutes and Charlie's Angels
  2. ^ Tied with Taxi


Pilot episodes[]

TitleDirected byWritten byOriginal air date
"Justice for All"Norman LearNorman Lear1968 (1968)
Carroll O'Connor as Archie Justice, Jean Stapleton as Edith Justice, Kelly Jean Peters as Gloria, Tim McIntire as Richard, D'Urville Martin as Lionel
"Those Were the Days"Norman Lear & Bud YorkinNorman Lear1969 (1969)
Carroll O'Connor as Archie Justice, Jean Stapleton as Edith Justice, Candy Azzara as Gloria, Chip Oliver as Richard, D'Urville Martin as Lionel

Season 1 (1971)[]

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TitleDirected byWritten byOriginal air date
11"Meet the Bunkers"John RichNorman LearJanuary 12, 1971 (1971-01-12)
Archie and Edith (Carroll O'Connor and Jean Stapleton) come home from church early, interrupting Mike and Gloria's (Rob Reiner and Sally Struthers) privacy.
22"Writing the President"John RichS : Lee Erwin,
Fred Freiberger;
T : Paul Harrison,
Lennie Weinrib,
Norman Lear
January 19, 1971 (1971-01-19)
Because Mike wrote a critical letter to President Nixon about the current state of the U.S., Archie decides to write one of his own that praises him.
33"Oh, My Aching Back"
"Archie's Aching Back"
John RichStanley Ralph RossJanuary 26, 1971 (1971-01-26)
Archie hurts his back in an accident while in his cab, so he tries to find a Jewish lawyer in order to collect in a lawsuit.
44"Archie Gives Blood"John RichNorman LearFebruary 2, 1971 (1971-02-02)
Archie questions who might receive some of his blood at a blood bank, thinking that different races have different blood.
55"Judging Books by Covers"John RichBurt Styler and Norman LearFebruary 9, 1971 (1971-02-09)
Archie learns about judging people after incorrectly declaring an effeminate friend of Mike and Gloria (Anthony Geary) to be gay--only to learn that one of his old football buddies is homosexual himself.
66"Gloria's Pregnancy"
"Gloria Has a Belly Full"
John RichJerry MayerFebruary 16, 1971 (1971-02-16)
The Stivics start looking for an apartment after Gloria reveals her pregnancy, making Archie furious. Though he eventually comes around, Gloria has a miscarriage, and he comforts her for the loss.
77"Mike's Hippie Friends Come to Visit"John RichT : Don Nicholl,
Bryan Joseph;
S/T : Philip Mishkin,
Rob Reiner
February 23, 1971 (1971-02-23)
Mike's friends - an unmarried couple - plan to share a sleeping bag in the Bunker home, over Archie's objections.
88"Lionel Moves Into the Neighborhood"John RichDon Nicholl & Bryan JosephMarch 2, 1971 (1971-03-02)
Archie is not happy that a black family is moving into the neighborhood.
99"Edith Has Jury Duty"John RichT : Don Nicholl,
Bryan Joseph;
S/T : Susan Harris
March 9, 1971 (1971-03-09)
Edith goes on jury duty for a murder trial, and she alone thinks the accused is not guilty. Archie is upset that Edith is not at home to take care of him.
1010"Archie Is Worried About His Job"John RichS : William Bickley, Jr.;
T : Norman Lear,
Don Nicholl,
Bryan Joseph
March 16, 1971 (1971-03-16)

Archie spends the night worrying about his job when his company announces layoffs.

  • Recording date: March 2, 1971[1]
1111"Gloria Discovers Women's Lib"John RichNorman Lear and Sandy SternMarch 23, 1971 (1971-03-23)
As a supporter of women's lib, Gloria accuses Mike of chauvinism and storms out of the house. She comes back and they make up.
1212"Success Story"John RichBurt StylerMarch 30, 1971 (1971-03-30)
An old World War II buddy of Archie's visits the Bunkers, only for his wealth to be the subject of another debate between Archie and Mike.
1313"The First and Last Supper"John RichJerry MayerApril 6, 1971 (1971-04-06)
Just as Archie is campaigning to keep black families out of the neighborhood, Edith accepts a dinner invitation from the Jeffersons.

Season 2 (1971–72)[]

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TitleDirected byWritten byOriginal air date
141"The Saga of Cousin Oscar"John RichT : Norman Lear;
S/T : Burt Styler
September 18, 1971 (1971-09-18)
Archie's freeloading cousin Oscar dies during a visit and none of Archie's other relatives are willing to help with funeral expenses.
152"Gloria Poses in the Nude"John RichMichael Ross & Bernie West and Norman LearSeptember 25, 1971 (1971-09-25)
Archie and Mike have a difference of opinion over Mike's artist friend Szabo (David Soul) offering to paint Gloria in the nude.
163"Archie and the Lock-up"John RichT : Michael Ross,
Bernie West;
S/T : Paul Wayne
October 2, 1971 (1971-10-02)
Archie ends up in jail when he tries to save Mike and Lionel from trouble at a demonstration. Tim Reid appears in an uncred role as his cellmate.
174"Edith Writes a Song"John RichLee KalcheimOctober 9, 1971 (1971-10-09)
Edith wants to spend money on having music composed for a song she wrote, but Archie wants to spend it on a gun for protection.
185"Flashback: Mike Meets Archie"John RichPhilip Mishkin & Rob ReinerOctober 16, 1971 (1971-10-16)
Flashbacks show the first meeting between Archie and Mike.
196"The Election Story"John RichMichael Ross & Bernie WestOctober 30, 1971 (1971-10-30)
Archie intends to vote in the local elections just for his candidate to beat Mike and Gloria's.
207"Edith's Accident"John RichS : Tom & Helen August;
T : Michael Ross,
Bernie West
November 6, 1971 (1971-11-06)
Edith has an accident with a car (involving a can of cling peaches in heavy syrup) and leaves a note for the owner, a Catholic clergyman, which doesn't sit well for Archie on both counts.
218"The Blockbuster"John RichT : Philip Mishkin;
S/T : Alan J. Levitt
November 13, 1971 (1971-11-13)
A black realtor (Thalmus Rasulala, cred as Jack Crowder) offers Archie $35,000 to sell the house. Lionel refers to him as an Oreo cookie, "black on the outside and white on the inside."
229"Mike's Problem"John RichT : Michael Ross,
Bernie West;
S/T : Austin & Irma Kalish
November 20, 1971 (1971-11-20)
Mike has become impotent due to anxiety over his final exams, so he goes to Archie for advice.
2310"The Insurance Is Canceled"John RichLee KalcheimNovember 27, 1971 (1971-11-27)
As if it weren't bad enough that the Bunkers' insurance has been canceled, Archie has to choose which of three men at work must be fired.
2411"The Man in the Street"John RichT : Don Nicholl;
S/T : Paul Harrison,
Lennie Weinrib
December 4, 1971 (1971-12-04)
The Bunkers' TV goes out just as Archie is preparing to see his "man in the street" interview about his political beliefs.
2512"Cousin Maude's Visit"John RichT : Michael Ross,
Bernie West;
S/T : Philip Mishkin
December 11, 1971 (1971-12-11)

When all but Edith come down with the flu, her extremely liberal cousin Maude (Bea Arthur) comes to the house to help, and immediately clashes with Archie.

In 2009, TV Guide ranked this episode #9 on its list of the 100 Greatest Episodes.[2]
2613"Christmas Day at the Bunkers'"John RichDon NichollDecember 18, 1971 (1971-12-18)
Archie is not feeling happy at Christmas due to a mistake at work that cost him his bonus.
2714"The Elevator Story"John RichAlan J. LevittJanuary 1, 1972 (1972-01-01)
Archie gets stuck in an elevator with a black lawyer, a ditzy secretary, and a Puerto Rican janitor and his heavily pregnant wife. When she goes into labor, the group must help her deliver the baby.
2815"Edith's Problem"John RichS : Steve Zacharias;
S/T : Burt Styler
January 8, 1972 (1972-01-08)[a]
Edith goes through menopause, making it hard for Archie to be understanding.
2916"Archie and the FBI"John RichMichael Ross & Bernie West and Susan HarrisJanuary 15, 1972 (1972-01-15)
Archie thinks a co-worker is guilty of something after an FBI agent asks questions.
3017"Mike's Mysterious Son"John RichWarren S. MurrayJanuary 22, 1972 (1972-01-22)
A woman leaves her son with the Bunkers claiming that Mike is his father.
3118"Archie Sees a Mugging"John RichS : Henry Garson;
T : Philip Mishkin,
Don Nicholl
January 29, 1972 (1972-01-29)
Archie witnesses a mugging and gets himself in trouble with the victim, the police and the mob.
3219"Archie and Edith, Alone"John RichS : Tina & Les Pine;
T : Lee Kalcheim,
Michael Ross,
Bernie West
February 5, 1972 (1972-02-05)
With Mike and Gloria out, an argument leads to Edith giving Archie the cold shoulder.
3320"Edith Gets a Mink"John RichT : Don Nicholl;
S/T : David Pollock,
Elias Davis
February 12, 1972 (1972-02-12)
Archie is angry with Edith for accepting a mink cape from her cousin, then has a change of heart when the fur gets ruined at the cleaners.
3421"Sammy's Visit"John RichBill DanaFebruary 19, 1972 (1972-02-19)[b]

The Bunkers have the honor of Sammy Davis, Jr. visiting their home to retrieve a briefcase he accidentally left in Archie's cab.

In 1997, TV Guide ranked this episode #13 on its list of the 100 Greatest Episodes.[4]
3522"Edith the Judge"John RichLee KalcheimFebruary 26, 1972 (1972-02-26)
The owner of a laundromat accuses Archie of overloading one of the washing machines and it's up to Edith to resolve the issue.
3623"Archie Is Jealous"John RichRod ParkerMarch 4, 1972 (1972-03-04)
Archie is furious that Mike and Gloria spent a weekend together before they were married, but that's nothing compared to what Edith tells him.
3724"Maude"John RichRod ParkerMarch 11, 1972 (1972-03-11)
The daughter of Edith's cousin Maude is about to enter a mixed marriage. This episode serves as the backdoor pilot for the spin-off series Maude.

Season 3 (1972–73)[]

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TitleDirected byWritten byOriginal air date
381"Archie and the Editorial"Norman CampbellT : Don Nicholl;
S/T : George Bloom
September 16, 1972 (1972-09-16)
Archie goes on television to protest an orial in favor of gun control, then faces the consequences for opening his big mouth.
392"Archie's Fraud"Norman CampbellMichael Ross & Bernie WestSeptember 23, 1972 (1972-09-23)
Archie tries to get out of paying the IRS for driving Munson's cab.
403"The Threat"John RichS : Bill Manhoff;
S/T : Lila Garrett,
Michael Elias
September 30, 1972 (1972-09-30)
Archie says his friend's wife flirted with him during an overnight visit.
414"Gloria and the Riddle"Bob La Hendro and Robert H. LivingstonDon NichollOctober 7, 1972 (1972-10-07)
Gloria presents a riddle to prove Archie and Mike's chauvinism, sparking a debate about women's liberation. Edith eventually provides the answer.
425"Lionel Steps Out"John RichS : Terry Ryan;
S/T : Michael Ross,
Bernie West
October 14, 1972 (1972-10-14)
Archie is furious when his niece (Dianne Hull) goes out with Lionel.
436"Edith Flips Her Wig"Hal CooperSam Locke & Olga Vallance and Don NichollOctober 21, 1972 (1972-10-21)
When Edith gets arrested for shoplifting, she thinks she inherited her aunt's kleptomania.
447"The Bunkers and the Swingers"John Rich and Bob LaHendroS : Norman Lear;
T : Michael Ross,
Bernie West,
Lee Kalcheim
October 28, 1972 (1972-10-28)[c]
Edith unwittingly answers an ad placed by a couple interested in wife-swapping, and their visit to the Bunkers leads to confusion.
458"Mike Comes Into Money"John RichMichael Ross & Bernie WestNovember 4, 1972 (1972-11-04)
Archie gets upset when Mike donates money he recently inherited towards George McGovern's presidential campaign instead of contributing towards his room and board.
469"Flashback: Mike and Gloria's Wedding - Part 1"John Rich and Bob LaHendroRob Reiner & Philip MishkinNovember 11, 1972 (1972-11-11)
Flashbacks show the wedding of Mike and Gloria where Archie argues with Mike's uncle over how the ceremony should go.
4710"Flashback: Mike and Gloria's Wedding - Part 2"John Rich and Bob LaHendroRob Reiner & Philip MishkinNovember 18, 1972 (1972-11-18)
More flashbacks show the wedding of Mike and Gloria as an argument occurs over who should conduct the ceremony.
4811"Mike's Appendix"John Rich and Bob LaHendroMichael Ross & Bernie WestDecember 2, 1972 (1972-12-02)
Mike has to choose between two doctors for an appendectomy, one of whom is a woman.
4912"Edith's Winning Ticket"John Rich and Bob LaHendroDon NichollDecember 9, 1972 (1972-12-09)
Archie is delighted that Edith has a winning lottery ticket, but is disappointed when she claims it belongs to Louise Jefferson (Isabel Sanford).
5013"Archie and the Bowling Team"John Rich and Bob LaHendroS : Don Nicholl;
T : Allan Katz,
Don Reo
December 16, 1972 (1972-12-16)
Archie competes with a black man for a position on his district's bowling team.
5114"The Locket"Hal CooperRobert Fisher & Arthur MarxDecember 23, 1972 (1972-12-23)
When an antique locket given to Edith by her grandmother goes missing, Archie plans an insurance scheme.
5215"Archie in the Hospital"John Rich and Bob LaHendroS : Stanley Ralph Ross,
Martin Cohan;
T : Don Nicholl
January 6, 1973 (1973-01-06)
Archie goes to the hospital for back pain and makes friends with a patient on the other side of the curtain in his room, who, unbeknownst to him, is black.
5316"Oh Say Can You See"John Rich and Bob LaHendroS : Jess Oppenheimer
(cred as Joe Kerr);
T : Michael Ross,
Bernie West
January 20, 1973 (1973-01-20)
Archie starts worrying about his age when he sees an old high school friend who looks 15 years younger.
5417"Archie Goes Too Far"John Rich and Bob LaHendroAustin & Irma KalishJanuary 27, 1973 (1973-01-27)
While looking for a magazine, Archie finds a poem that Mike wrote to someone other than Gloria, bringing up the issue of invading one's privacy.
5518"Class Reunion"John Rich and Bob LaHendroS : Stanley Ralph Ross;
S/T : Don Nicholl
February 10, 1973 (1973-02-10)
Archie accompanies Edith to her high school reunion when he learns her old boyfriend will be there.
5619"Hot Watch"John Rich and Bob LaHendroSam Locke & Olga VallanceFebruary 17, 1973 (1973-02-17)
Archie buys a $300 watch for just $25, but Mike suspects the watch could have been stolen, making Archie an accomplice in a crime.
5720"Archie Is Branded"John Rich and Bob LaHendroVincent BogertFebruary 24, 1973 (1973-02-24)
Archie discovers a swastika painted on the front door and dismisses it as a prank, but Mike believes it's something far more serious.
5821"Everybody Tells the Truth"John Rich and Bob LaHendroDon NichollMarch 3, 1973 (1973-03-03)
Archie and Mike each have different accounts of what happened when the refrigerator broke down.
5922"Archie Learns His Lesson"John Rich and Bob LaHendroS : John Christopher Strong III,
Michael R. Stein;
T : Michael Ross,
Bernie West
March 10, 1973 (1973-03-10)
Archie attends night school to earn his G.E.D. so he'll get a promotion and tries to keep a secret from Mike and Gloria.
6023"Gloria the Victim"John Rich and Bob LaHendroAustin & Irma Kalish and Don NichollMarch 17, 1973 (1973-03-17)
Gloria is a victim of attempted rape and must decide whether to notify the police or keep quiet.
6124"The Battle of the Month"John Rich and Bob LaHendroMichael Ross & Bernie WestMarch 24, 1973 (1973-03-24)
Edith and Gloria get into an argument over women's lib, forcing Archie and Mike to deal with the repercussions.

Season 4 (1973–74)[]

No. in
TitleDirected byWritten byOriginal air date
621"We're Having a Heat Wave"John Rich and Bob LaHendroDon NichollSeptember 15, 1973 (1973-09-15)
As the Bunkers go through a heat wave, Archie fumes even more upon learning a minority couple is moving into the neighborhood.
632"We're Still Having a Heat Wave"John Rich and Bob LaHendroMichael Ross and Bernie WestSeptember 22, 1973 (1973-09-22)
While the heat wave goes on, Archie continues to be irritated by the Lorenzos - who happen to be Irish (Irene) and Italian (Frank).
643"Edith Finds an Old Man"John Rich and Bob LaHendroS : Susan Harris;
T : Michael Ross,
Bernie West
September 29, 1973 (1973-09-29)
Archie is not happy with Edith permitting a nursing-home runaway to stay with them.
654"Archie and the Kiss"John Rich and Bob LaHendroJohn RappaportOctober 6, 1973 (1973-10-06)
Irene gives Gloria a statue of "The Kiss," which Archie finds filthy.
665"Archie the Gambler"John Rich and Bob LaHendroS : Steve Zacharias,
Michael Leeson;
T : Michael Ross,
Bernie West
October 13, 1973 (1973-10-13)
Archie arrives home in a good mood and bearing presents for Gloria and Edith. But when Edith learns he has been going to the horse track, she becomes furious, as Archie has a compulsive gambling problem.
676"Henry's Farewell"John Rich and Bob LaHendroDon NichollOctober 20, 1973 (1973-10-20)

The Bunkers and the Jeffersons have a farewell party for Henry, where Archie incites another argument.

NOTE: On May 22, 2019, this episode was remade as a live special for ABC's Live in Front of a Studio Audience.
687"Archie and the Computer"John Rich and Bob LaHendroLloyd Turner & Gordon Mitchell and Don NichollOctober 27, 1973 (1973-10-27)
A computer error keeps sending quarters to Edith and another declares Archie dead.
698"The Games Bunkers Play"John Rich and Bob LaHendroS : Susan Perkis Haven,
Dan Klein;
S/T : Michael Ross,
Bernie West
November 3, 1973 (1973-11-03)
During a group therapy game, Mike gets offended by the honest opinions about him.
709"Edith's Conversion"John Rich and Bob LaHendroRay TaylorNovember 10, 1973 (1973-11-10)
Archie is worried that Edith will convert when she befriends Irene's Catholic nun sister.
7110"Archie in the Cellar"John Rich and Bob LaHendroDon NichollNovember 17, 1973 (1973-11-17)
While the rest of the family is out for the weekend, Archie gets himself locked in the cellar.
7211"Black is the Color of My True Love's Wig"John Rich and Bob LaHendroMichael MorrisNovember 24, 1973 (1973-11-24)
Gloria acquires a black wig to change her look, but when Mike seems more attracted to her while she wears it, she becomes upset.
7312"Second Honeymoon"John Rich and Bob LaHendroT : Michael Ross,
Bernie West;
S/T : Warren S. Murray
December 1, 1973 (1973-12-01)
Edith takes a reluctant Archie on a second honeymoon to celebrate their 25th wedding anniversary.
7413"The Taxi Caper"John Rich and Bob LaHendroDennis KleinDecember 8, 1973 (1973-12-08)
Archie is robbed in the cab, then agrees to drop the charges in return for a payoff, only to get in trouble with the police.
7514"Archie is Cursed"John Rich and Bob LaHendroJohn Rappaport and Michael Ross & Bernie WestDecember 15, 1973 (1973-12-15)
Archie and Irene play a game of pool to settle an argument, then Archie makes a remark that leads to Frank putting a curse on him.
7615"Edith's Christmas Story"John RichT : Don Nicholl;
S/T : Austin & Irma Kalish
December 22, 1973 (1973-12-22)
Edith tries to get in on the joy of Christmas even though she has a lump in her breast.
7716"Mike and Gloria Mix it Up"John RichMichael Ross & Bernie WestJanuary 5, 1974 (1974-01-05)
Mike and Gloria disagree over who should be the aggressor in their marriage.
7817"Archie Feels Left Out"John Rich and Bob LaHendroPaul Lichtman & Howard Storm and Don NichollJanuary 12, 1974 (1974-01-12)
Archie mopes about his age on his 50th birthday.
7918"Et Tu, Archie"John Rich and Bob LaHendroMickey Rose & Lila GarrettJanuary 26, 1974 (1974-01-26)
Archie worries that an old friend whose job he took is planning to get it back.
8019"Gloria's Boyfriend"John RichBud Wiser and Don NichollFebruary 2, 1974 (1974-02-02)
Archie has a disagreement with Gloria over a mentally-challenged grocery boy. Featuring Richard Masur.
8120"Lionel's Engagement"John RichMichael Ross and Bernie WestFebruary 9, 1974 (1974-02-09)
Archie comes to Lionel's engagement party over George's objections and gets a load of the fiancee's parents.
8221"Archie Eats and Runs"John RichPaul Wayne and George BurdittFebruary 16, 1974 (1974-02-16)
Archie thinks he has botulism from eating canned mushrooms.
8322"Gloria Sings the Blues"John RichMichael Ross and Bernie WestMarch 2, 1974 (1974-03-02)
Gloria doesn't think she loves Mike anymore so Edith tries to help her.
8423"Pay the Twenty Dollars"John RichRobert L. Goodwin & Woody KlingMarch 9, 1974 (1974-03-09)
George Jefferson (Sherman Hemsley) accuses Archie of giving him a counterfeit $20 bill.
8524"Mike's Graduation"John RichDon NichollMarch 16, 1974 (1974-03-16)
As Mike prepares for his final exams, Archie is anxious for the Stivics to move out.

Season 5 (1974–75)[]

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TitleDirected byWritten byOriginal air date
861"The Bunkers and Inflation: Part 1"H. Wesley KenneyDon Nicholl and Michael Ross & Bernie WestSeptember 14, 1974 (1974-09-14)
Archie is troubled by the possibility of his union going on strike.
872"The Bunkers and Inflation: Part 2"
"Archie Underfoot"
H. Wesley KenneyDon Nicholl and Michael Ross & Bernie WestSeptember 21, 1974 (1974-09-21)
Archie mopes around the house about going on the picket line for his union.
883"The Bunkers and Inflation: Part 3"
"Edith the Job Hunter"
H. Wesley KenneyDon Nicholl and Michael Ross & Bernie WestSeptember 28, 1974 (1974-09-28)
Since Archie is still on strike, Edith goes looking for a job for the first time in 26 years. Louise offers her work at the Jeffersons's dry-cleaning shop, prompting anger from both Archie and George.
894"The Bunkers and Inflation: Part 4"
"Archie's Raise"
H. Wesley KenneyDon Nicholl and Michael Ross & Bernie WestOctober 5, 1974 (1974-10-05)
Archie is upset that he's the only one in his family not earning any money. (James Cromwell) as Stretch Cunningham
905"Lionel the Live-In"H. Wesley KenneyS : Jeffery Mackowsky;
T : Woody Kling
October 12, 1974 (1974-10-12)
Lionel stays with the Bunkers after an argument with his father and Archie is anxious for him to leave.
916"Archie's Helping Hand"H. Wesley KenneyNorman & Harriet BelkinOctober 19, 1974 (1974-10-19)
Archie gets Irene a job at the factory to get her away from Edith, but his plan backfires when she proves an incredible worker.
927"Gloria's Shock"H. Wesley KenneyDixie Brown GrossmanOctober 26, 1974 (1974-10-26)
Gloria is shocked that Mike doesn't want any children since they never discussed it.
938"Where's Archie?"H. Wesley KenneyBarry Harman & Harve BrostenNovember 2, 1974 (1974-11-02)

Edith and Gloria start to panic when Archie fails to call from a weekend convention.

NOTE: Carroll O'Connor does not appear in this episode, due to a contract dispute.
949"Archie is Missing"H. Wesley KenneyLloyd Turner & Gordon MitchellNovember 9, 1974 (1974-11-09)

Mike and Gloria believe Archie ran off with an attractive secretary. (James Cromwell) as Stretch Cunningham

NOTE: Carroll O'Connor does not appear in this episode, due to a contract dispute.
9510"The Longest Kiss"H. Wesley KenneyS : Dawn M. Stephens;
S/T : Lou Derman,
Bill Davenport
November 16, 1974 (1974-11-16)

Archie is finally found after having been missing for two days. The Bunkers, the Jeffersons, and the Lorenzos throw a party to celebrate.

  • Recording date: July 30, 1974[5]
9611"Archie and the Miracle"H. Wesley KenneyLloyd Turner & Gordon MitchellNovember 23, 1974 (1974-11-23)
A near-death experience convinces Archie that he owes his life to God, which naturally leads to another argument with Mike. James Cromwell as Stretch Cunningham
9712"George and Archie Make a Deal"H. Wesley KenneyDavid P. HarmonNovember 30, 1974 (1974-11-30)
A signature from Archie is required for George Jefferson to run for public office.
9813"Archie's Contract"H. Wesley KenneyRon FriedmanDecember 7, 1974 (1974-12-07)
A salesman talks Archie into having aluminum siding installed, but it turns out to be a scam.
9914"Mike's Friend"H. Wesley KenneyRoger Shulman & John BaskinDecember 14, 1974 (1974-12-14)

Mike leaves Gloria out of an intellectual conversation with his friend.

NOTE: Carroll O'Connor does not appear in this episode.
"The Best of All in the Family"John Rich and Bob LaHendro & H. Wesley KenneyDon Nicholl and Michael Ross & Bernie West and Norman LearDecember 21, 1974 (1974-12-21)
Henry Fonda hosts this one-hour special that celebrates the best moments of All in the Family.
10015"Prisoner in the House"H. Wesley KenneyT : Lou Derman,
Bill Davenport;
S/T : Bud Wiser
January 4, 1975 (1975-01-04)
Archie is not happy that the plumber's assistant is a Sing-Sing prisoner in a work-furlough program.
10116"The Jeffersons Move Up"H. Wesley KenneyDon Nicholl and Michael Ross & Bernie WestJanuary 11, 1975 (1975-01-11)

Louise Jefferson (Isabel Sanford) has second thoughts about moving to the East Side of Manhattan. Pilot for The Jeffersons.

NOTE: Carroll O'Connor, Rob Reiner, and Sally Struthers do not appear in this episode.
10217"All's Fair"H. Wesley KenneyLloyd Turner & Gordon MitchellJanuary 18, 1975 (1975-01-18)
Archie is shocked when Edith defies his demands and orders him to show some respect.
10318"Amelia's Divorce"H. Wesley KenneyLou Derman & Bill DavenportJanuary 25, 1975 (1975-01-25)

A surprise visit from Edith's cousin Amelia and her husband reveals some things about their marriage.

NOTE: Rob Reiner and Sally Struthers do not appear in this episode.
10419"Everybody Does It"H. Wesley KenneyLou Derman & Bill Davenport and Susan WareFebruary 8, 1975 (1975-02-08)
The Stivics show Archie the error of his "borrowing" nails and an electric drill from work.
10520"Archie and the Quiz"H. Wesley KenneyMichael MorrisFebruary 15, 1975 (1975-02-15)
Edith reads a life-expectancy quiz and informs Archie he doesn't have much longer to live.
10621"Edith's Friend"H. Wesley KenneyBarry Harman & Harve BrostenFebruary 22, 1975 (1975-02-22)
Edith reunites with her friend Roy when she goes to a family wedding by herself.
10722"No Smoking"H. Wesley KenneyLou Derman & Bill DavenportMarch 1, 1975 (1975-03-01)
The cigar-smoking Archie and food-loving Mike make a bet over which of them can go two days without their preferred vice.
10823"Mike Makes His Move"H. Wesley KenneyS : Robert Arnott;
S/T : Lou Derman,
Bill Davenport
March 8, 1975 (1975-03-08)
George Jefferson offers to rent the Stivics his house.

Season 6 (1975–76)[]

No. in
TitleDirected byWritten byOriginal air date
1091"The Very Moving Day"Paul BogartHal KanterSeptember 8, 1975 (1975-09-08)
Gloria announces her pregnancy on the very day she and Mike are moving out.
1102"Alone at Last"Paul BogartHal KanterSeptember 15, 1975 (1975-09-15)
The Stivics are about to move next door, but Mike forgot to have the utilities turned on.
1113"Archie the Donor"Paul BogartBill Davenport and Larry RhineSeptember 22, 1975 (1975-09-22)

Archie signs up for an organ-donor program to increase his chances at getting a dispatcher's job, only to get upset when he learns that other people may have "his" organs when he dies.

NOTE: Sally Struthers does not appear in this episode, due to a contract dispute.
1124"Archie the Hero"Paul BogartLou Derman & Bill DavenportSeptember 29, 1975 (1975-09-29)

Archie performs mouth-to-mouth on a passenger named Beverly LaSalle, only to get a surprise when he discovers that Beverly is a cross-dressing male drag artist.

NOTE: Sally Struthers does not appear in this episode, due to a contract dispute.
1135"Mike's Pains"Paul BogartLou Derman and Milt JosefsbergOctober 6, 1975 (1975-10-06)
Mike has second thoughts about being in the delivery room with Gloria.
1146"Chain Letter"Paul BogartT : Milt Josefsberg;
S/T : Lou Derman
October 20, 1975 (1975-10-20)

Archie throws out a chain letter thinking it's baloney, but bad luck soon befalls him.

NOTE: Sally Struthers does not appear in this episode, due to a contract dispute.
1157"Mike Faces Life"Paul BogartMel Tolkin and Larry RhineOctober 27, 1975 (1975-10-27)
Gloria loses her job due to her pregnancy so she and Mike decide to protest.
1168"Edith Breaks Out"Paul BogartLou Derman & Bill DavenportNovember 3, 1975 (1975-11-03)

Edith gets a job as a volunteer over Archie's objections.

NOTE: Sally Struthers does not appear in this episode, due to a contract dispute.
1179"Grandpa Blues"Paul BogartS : John Rappaport;
T : Mel Tolkin,
Larry Rhine
November 10, 1975 (1975-11-10)
Archie has to lower his blood pressure for a physical and it doesn't help that he's arguing with Mike over the name of the baby.
11810"Gloria Suspects Mike"Paul BogartLou Derman and Milt JosefsbergNovember 17, 1975 (1975-11-17)
Gloria suspects Mike of fooling around with a pupil (Bernadette Peters) he's tutoring for extra money.
11911"The Little Atheist"Paul BogartLou DermanNovember 24, 1975 (1975-11-24)
At Thanksgiving, Archie and Mike argue over the upbringing of the Stivics' baby.
12012"Archie's Civil Rights"Paul BogartLarry Rhine and Mel TolkinDecember 1, 1975 (1975-12-01)

Archie uses a tear-gas device against a mugger, then gets arrested for possessing an illegal weapon.

NOTE: Rob Reiner does not appear in this episode.
12113"Gloria is Nervous"Paul BogartMilt Josefsberg and Ben StarrDecember 8, 1975 (1975-12-08)

Gloria is going crazy since her baby's overdue and Mike gets nervous at the baby shower.

NOTE: Carroll O'Connor does not appear in this episode.
12214"Birth of the Baby: Part 1"Paul BogartLou Derman & Bill Davenport and Larry Rhine & Mel TolkinDecember 15, 1975 (1975-12-15)
As Archie participates in a minstrel show at his lodge, Gloria goes into labor at a restaurant.
12315"Birth of the Baby: Part 2"Paul BogartMilt Josefsberg and Ben StarrDecember 22, 1975 (1975-12-22)
The Bunkers and Stivics get to the hospital for the birth of the baby. Mike panics in the delivery room while Edith and Archie eagerly await news in the waiting area.
12416"New Year's Wedding"Paul BogartLou Derman & Bill Davenport and Milt Josefsberg & Ben StarrJanuary 5, 1976 (1976-01-05)

The Stivics have an argument just as they're about to serve at a wedding.

NOTE: Carroll O'Connor and Jean Stapleton do not appear in this episode.
12517"Archie the Babysitter"Paul BogartLou Derman & Bill DavenportJanuary 12, 1976 (1976-01-12)

Archie fires his grandson's babysitter and babysits him himself - even though he's hosting a poker game.

NOTE: Jean Stapleton does not appear in this episode.
12618"Archie Finds a Friend"Paul BogartMel Tolkin and Larry RhineJanuary 26, 1976 (1976-01-26)

Edith is surprised that Archie's made friends with a Jewish watchmaker, then gets upset when he asks her to invest a thousand dollars in the watchmaker's new invention.

NOTE: Rob Reiner and Sally Struthers do not appear in this episode.
12719"Mike's Move"Paul BogartMilt Josefsberg and Ben StarrFebruary 2, 1976 (1976-02-02)
Mike's liberal thinking is put to the test when he learns he may lose a teaching job to an African-American.
12820"Archie's Weighty Problem"Paul BogartLarry Rhine and Mel TolkinFebruary 9, 1976 (1976-02-09)
Archie's doctor instructs him to lose weight, but he is not impressed by Edith's attempts at diet cooking. He sneaks out to Kelcy's Bar for junk food, prompting arguments.
12921"Love By Appointment"Paul BogartLou Derman & Bill DavenportFebruary 16, 1976 (1976-02-16)
Now that Gloria's a mother, she's unable to make time for Mike.
13022"Joey's Baptism"Paul BogartMilt Josefsberg and Mel Tolkin & Larry RhineFebruary 23, 1976 (1976-02-23)
Archie decides to baptize Joey himself after arguing with Mike about it.
13123"Mike and Gloria's House Guests"Paul BogartLarry Rhine & Mel Tolkin and Milt JosefsbergMarch 1, 1976 (1976-03-01)
The Bunkers' furnace breaks down, forcing them to spend a few days with the Stivics.
13224"Edith's Night Out"Paul BogartT : Douglas Arango,
Phil Doran;
S/T : Lou Derman
March 8, 1976 (1976-03-08)
After getting a new pantsuit, Edith wants Archie to take her out, but he refuses, so she goes out by herself. When Archie sees her as the life of the party at Kelcy's, he realizes he should appreciate her more.

Season 7 (1976–77)[]

No. in
TitleDirected byWritten byOriginal air date
"Archie's Brief Encounter: Part 1"
"Archie's Brief Encounter: Part 2"
Paul BogartMel Tolkin and Larry RhineSeptember 22, 1976 (1976-09-22)

Archie has a brief encounter with an attractive waitress.

NOTE: Rob Reiner and Sally Struthers do not appear in part 1.
1353"Archie's Brief Encounter: Part 3"Paul BogartLarry Rhine and Mel TolkinSeptember 29, 1976 (1976-09-29)
Mike and Gloria try to get Archie and Edith back together after the business with the waitress.
1364"The Unemployment Story: Part 1"Paul BogartBen Starr & Chuck StewartOctober 6, 1976 (1976-10-06)
Archie loses the job he's had for 30 years just as the family is planning to celebrate Mike's career.
1375"The Unemployment Story: Part 2"Paul BogartChuck Stewart & Ben StarrOctober 13, 1976 (1976-10-13)

Archie gets a new job, then has to talk the man who lost it to him off the ledge.

NOTE: Rob Reiner does not appear in this episode.
1386"Archie's Operation: Part 1"Paul BogartS : Calvin Kelly,
Jim Tisdale;
T : Milt Josefsberg,
Mort Lachman
October 20, 1976 (1976-10-20)
Archie is about to get surgery and the hospital staff doesn't make him feel any better about it.
1397"Archie's Operation: Part 2"Paul BogartLarry Rhine and Mel TolkinOctober 27, 1976 (1976-10-27)

Just as Archie is complaining about receiving what he considers poor medical care, he gets some bad news about his job.

NOTE: Sally Struthers does not appear in this episode.
1408"Beverly Rides Again"Paul BogartPhil Doran & Douglas ArangoNovember 6, 1976 (1976-11-06)

Archie sets a friend up with Beverly LaSalle to get even with his practical jokes.

NOTE: Rob Reiner and Sally Struthers do not appear in this episode.
1419"Teresa Moves In"Paul BogartMichael LomanNovember 13, 1976 (1976-11-13)

Teresa Betancourt, an employee from the hospital where Archie had his operation, moves into the Bunker home to help pay Archie's medical bills.

NOTE: Rob Reiner does not appear in this episode.
14210"Mike and Gloria's Will"Paul BogartBill Richmond and Gene PerrettNovember 20, 1976 (1976-11-20)
After Mike is hit by a subway train, he and Gloria decide to make out a will, but they don't name Archie and Edith as Joey's guardians.
14311"Mr. Edith Bunker"Paul BogartMel Tolkin and Larry RhineNovember 27, 1976 (1976-11-27)

When Edith saves a young man's life while volunteering at the Sunshine Rest Home, she is named a hero and gets a television interview, making Archie jealous.

NOTE: Rob Reiner does not appear in this episode.
14412"Archie's Secret Passion"Paul BogartMichael LomanDecember 4, 1976 (1976-12-04)

Archie is worried when a couple of old friends visit, because he once had an affair with the woman.

NOTE: Sally Struthers does not appear in this episode.
14513"The Baby Contest"Paul BogartS : Marion Zola,
Ed Haas;
T : Larry Rhine,
Mel Tolkin
December 11, 1976 (1976-12-11)
Archie enters Joey's picture in a beautiful baby contest, and tries cheating to ensure that his grandson wins.
14614"Gloria's False Alarm"Paul BogartPhil Doran & Douglas ArangoDecember 18, 1976 (1976-12-18)

A visit to the doctor reveals that Gloria may be pregnant again, leading to an argument with Mike about responsibility. NOTE: Carroll O'Connor does not appear in this episode.

  • Recording date: November 5, 1976[6]
14715"The Draft Dodger"Paul BogartJay Moriarty and Mike MilliganDecember 25, 1976 (1976-12-25)
The Bunkers have Christmas dinner with a friend of Archie's whose son died in the Vietnam war and a friend of Mike's who's a draft dodger.
14816"The Boarder Patrol"Paul BogartMel Tolkin and Larry RhineJanuary 8, 1977 (1977-01-08)
Archie and Edith come home to find Teresa making love to her boyfriend.
14917"Archie's Chair"Paul BogartPhil Doran & Douglas ArangoJanuary 15, 1977 (1977-01-15)
Mike accidentally breaks Archie's easy chair, which is then lost by a repair shop, making Archie very angry.
15018"Mike Goes Skiing"Paul BogartBen Starr & Chuck StewartJanuary 22, 1977 (1977-01-22)
Mike fakes being tired, so he'll get out of going to a party with Gloria to go skiing with his office friends.
15119"Stretch Cunningham, Goodbye"Paul BogartPhil Doran and Douglas Arango and Milt JosefsbergJanuary 29, 1977 (1977-01-29)

Archie is asked to deliver the eulogy at the funeral of Stretch Cunningham, then discovers he was Jewish.

NOTE: Sally Struthers does not appear in this episode.
15220"The Joys of Sex"Paul BogartErik TarloffFebruary 5, 1977 (1977-02-05)
Gloria finds Edith reading a sex manual, so Mike has a talk with Archie on the subject.
15321"Mike the Pacifist"Paul BogartPhil Doran & Douglas ArangoFebruary 12, 1977 (1977-02-12)

Mike feels guilty for hitting a subway passenger who was abusing his wife.

NOTE: Jean Stapleton does not appear in this episode.
15422"Fire"Paul BogartMichael Loman and Larry Rhine and Mel TolkinFebruary 19, 1977 (1977-02-19)
Archie vandalizes his own house to increase his insurance claim for a small fire.
15523"Mike and Gloria Split"Paul BogartS : Mort Lachman,
Milt Josefsberg;
T : Mel Tolkin,
Larry Rhine
February 26, 1977 (1977-02-26)
Mike is forced to share a bed with Archie after arguing with Gloria over a word game.
15624"Archie the Liberal"Paul BogartBen Starr & Chuck StewartMarch 5, 1977 (1977-03-05)

Archie's lodge makes a token effort to recruit a new member when the press and civil-rights groups criticizes their discrimination.

NOTE: Sally Struthers does not appear in this episode.
15725"Archie's Dog Day Afternoon"Paul BogartS : Mort Lachman,
Milt Josefsberg;
T : Chuck Stewart,
Ben Starr
March 12, 1977 (1977-03-12)

Archie accidentally backs his car over Barney's dog.

NOTE: Sally Struthers does not appear in this episode.

Season 8 (1977–78)[]

No. in
TitleDirected byWritten byOriginal air date
"Archie Gets the Business"Paul BogartLarry Rhine and Mel TolkinOctober 2, 1977 (1977-10-02)

Archie wants to mortgage the house to buy Kelcy's bar, but Edith is against it.

NOTE: The show begins its transformation from the setting of the Bunker home to Archie's bar which will continue into Archie Bunker's Place.
1603"Cousin Liz"Paul BogartS : Barry Harman,
Harve Brosten;
T : Bob Weiskopf,
Bob Schiller
October 9, 1977 (1977-10-09)[d]

Archie hopes for a large inheritance from Edith's cousin Liz, whose female roommate turns out to have been Liz's lesbian lover and wants to keep their valuable silver tea set.

NOTE: Rob Reiner and Sally Struthers do not appear in this episode.
"Edith's 50th Birthday"Paul BogartBob Weiskopf & Bob SchillerOctober 16, 1977 (1977-10-16)[e]
A would-be rapist attacks Edith on her 50th birthday.
1636"Unequal Partners"Paul BogartChuck Stewart & Ben StarrOctober 23, 1977 (1977-10-23)

Archie tries to rush the wedding ceremony of two rest-home residents so he can go on a fishing trip.

NOTE: Rob Reiner and Sally Struthers do not appear in this episode.
1647"Archie's Grand Opening"Paul BogartMel Tolkin and Larry RhineOctober 30, 1977 (1977-10-30)
At the opening of Archie's Place, Mike must replace the bartender at the last minute.
1658"Archie's Bitter Pill: Part 1"Paul BogartMel Tolkin & Larry Rhine and William C. Rader, M.D.November 6, 1977 (1977-11-06)
Archie takes unprescribed pills to deal with the stress of his waning business.
1669"Archie's Bitter Pill: Part 2"
"Archie's Road Back"
Paul BogartLarry Rhine and Mel TolkinNovember 13, 1977 (1977-11-13)
Archie goes into depression after he stops taking pills.
16710"Archie and the KKK: Part 1"Paul BogartBob Weiskopf & Bob Schiller and Mort Lachman & Milt JosefsbergNovember 27, 1977 (1977-11-27)
Archie unknowingly joins an ultra-right wing group that plans to harass Mike.
16811"Archie and the KKK: Part 2"Paul BogartBob Weiskopf & Bob SchillerDecember 4, 1977 (1977-12-04)
Archie tries to dissuade the vigilante group from carrying out their plans.
16912"Mike and Gloria Meet"Paul BogartBob Weiskopf & Bob SchillerDecember 11, 1977 (1977-12-11)
Flashbacks show Mike and Gloria's first date, arranged by Gloria's friend Debbie.
17013"Edith's Crisis of Faith: Part 1"Paul BogartS : Erik Tarloff;
T : Bob Weiskopf,
Bob Schiller
December 18, 1977 (1977-12-18)
Beverly LaSalle is murdered at Christmastime in a brutal hate crime, causing Edith to lose her faith in God.
17114"Edith's Crisis of Faith: Part 2"Paul BogartT : Mel Tolkin,
Larry Rhine;
S/T : Erik Tarloff
December 25, 1977 (1977-12-25)
The rest of the family try to help Edith regain her faith on Christmas following Beverly LaSalle's murder.
17215"The Commercial"Paul BogartT : Ben Starr;
S/T : Ron Bloomberg
January 8, 1978 (1978-01-08)

Edith is chosen to do a commercial for a detergent, but is unwilling to praise it.

NOTE: Sally Struthers does not appear in this episode.
17316"Super Bowl Sunday"Paul BogartBob Weiskopf & Bob SchillerJanuary 15, 1978 (1978-01-15)

A pair of robbers come to Archie's bar on Super Bowl Sunday.

NOTE: The episode aired right after Super Bowl XII.
17417"Aunt Iola's Visit"Paul BogartS : Michael Loman;
T : Albert E. Lewin
January 22, 1978 (1978-01-22)
Edith's Aunt Iola comes to visit and Archie is worried she may stay forever.
17518"Love Comes to the Butcher"Paul BogartPhil SharpFebruary 5, 1978 (1978-02-05)

The neighborhood butcher falls for Edith due to her words of kindness.

  • Recording date: January 13, 1978[7]
17619"Two's a Crowd"Paul BogartPhil SharpFebruary 12, 1978 (1978-02-12)

Archie and Mike get themselves locked in the storeroom of Archie's Place, where a surprise revelation gives Mike a sad new insight into his father-in-law.

NOTE: Jean Stapleton and Sally Struthers do not appear in this episode.
17720"Stale Mates"Paul BogartBob Weiskopf & Bob SchillerFebruary 19, 1978 (1978-02-19)
Mike and Gloria go on a second honeymoon to the Poconos to save their marriage.
17821"Archie's Brother"
"The Brother"
Paul BogartLarry Rhine and Mel TolkinFebruary 26, 1978 (1978-02-26)
Archie and his brother reunite after not speaking to each other for 29 years.
17922"Mike's New Job"Paul BogartMel Tolkin and Larry RhineMarch 5, 1978 (1978-03-05)
Mike and Gloria make preparations to move to California, but circumstances force them to temporarily move back in with the Bunkers.
18023"The Dinner Guest"Paul BogartLarry Rhine and Mel TolkinMarch 12, 1978 (1978-03-12)
Mike has to choose between Edith's farewell dinner and his new boss' social meeting.
18124"The Stivics Go West"Paul BogartBob Weiskopf & Bob SchillerMarch 19, 1978 (1978-03-19)
The Stivics move west, leaving the Bunkers to try and adjust without them.

Season 9 (1978–79)[]

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TitleDirected byWritten byOriginal air date
1821"Little Miss Bunker"Paul BogartMel Tolkin and Larry RhineSeptember 24, 1978 (1978-09-24)

The Bunkers are joined by Stephanie (Danielle Brisebois), the daughter of Edith's cousin Floyd.

  • Recording date: August 24 & 25, 1978[8]
1832"End in Sight"Paul BogartNate MonasterOctober 1, 1978 (1978-10-01)
Archie thinks he's dying due to a spot on his liver, so he starts being nice.
1843"Reunion on Hauser Street"Paul BogartMilt Josefsberg and Phil SharpOctober 8, 1978 (1978-10-08)
Barney is miserable since his wife left him again and it's ruining Archie's business.
1854"What'll We Do With Stephanie?"Paul BogartLarry Rhine and Mel TolkinOctober 15, 1978 (1978-10-15)
Archie and Edith have a disagreement over what to do with Stephanie.
1865"Edith's Final Respects"Paul BogartS : Sam Greenbaum;
T : Bob Schiller,
Bob Weiskopf
October 22, 1978 (1978-10-22)
Edith is the only one to attend the funeral of her Aunt Rose, who never approved of her marriage to Archie.
1876"Weekend in the Country"Paul BogartPhil Sharp and Milt JosefsbergOctober 29, 1978 (1978-10-29)
The Bunkers spend a weekend in the country with the arguing Heffners.
1887"Archie's Other Wife"Paul BogartBob Schiller & Bob WeiskopfNovember 5, 1978 (1978-11-05)
As another one of his practical jokes, Pinky gets Archie drunk and arranges for him to wake up in his motel bed with another woman.
1898"Edith vs. the Bank"Paul BogartMel Tolkin and Larry RhineNovember 19, 1978 (1978-11-19)
Edith tries to buy a television set for Archie, but the bank refuses to give her cr, leading her to try taking out a loan, which falls through.
1909"Return of the Waitress"Paul BogartMilt Josefsberg and Phil SharpNovember 26, 1978 (1978-11-26)
The waitress Harry hires at Archie's Place is the same one with whom Archie nearly had an affair.
19110"Bogus Bills"Paul BogartBob Schiller & Bob WeiskopfDecember 3, 1978 (1978-12-03)
As soon as Archie finds counterfeit money in the register, Edith calls to tell him she's been arrested for using said counterfeit money.
19211"The Bunkers Go West"Paul BogartMel Tolkin and Larry RhineDecember 10, 1978 (1978-12-10)
The Bunkers prepare for a visit from the Stivics at Christmastime - until Gloria says they can't come due to Mike hurting his back.
"California, Here We Are"Paul BogartMilt Josefsberg & Phil Sharp and Bob Schiller & Bob WeiskopfDecember 17, 1978 (1978-12-17)
The Bunkers arrive in California to learn that the Stivics are planning to get divorced.
19514"A Night at the PTA"Paul BogartLarry Rhine and Mel TolkinJanuary 7, 1979 (1979-01-07)
Edith is excited to perform with Stephanie in the school's talent show, then she contracts laryngitis.
19615"A Girl Like Edith"Paul BogartBob Schiller & Bob WeiskopfJanuary 14, 1979 (1979-01-14)
Klemmer the butcher stops by to show off his fiancee, who thinks he still has feelings for Edith.
19716"The Appendectomy"Paul BogartPhil Sharp and Milt JosefsbergJanuary 21, 1979 (1979-01-21)
Stephanie gets appendicitis and Archie is unwilling to follow a young doctor's advice.
19817"Stephanie and the Crime Wave"Paul BogartMel Tolkin and Larry RhineJanuary 28, 1979 (1979-01-28)
Stephanie is accused of stealing at school as several items go missing from the Bunker household.
19918"Barney the Gold Digger"Paul BogartS : Winston Moss;
T : Bob Schiller,
Bob Weiskopf,
Phil Sharp,
Milt Josefsberg
February 5, 1979 (1979-02-05)
When Barney's wife leaves him again, the Bunkers fix him up with a wealthy widow (Peggy Rea).
20019"The Return of Archie's Brother"Paul BogartS : Tom Sawyer;
S/T : Bob Schiller,
Bob Weiskopf
February 11, 1979 (1979-02-11)
Archie's brother Fred arrives with his 18-year-old wife.
20120"Stephanie's Conversion"Paul BogartPatt Shea and Harriett WeissFebruary 18, 1979 (1979-02-18)
When the Bunkers learn that Stephanie was born Jewish, Archie unwillingly raises her in that particular faith.
20221"Edith Gets Fired"Paul BogartS : Mort Lachman;
T : Harriett Weiss,
Patt Shea
February 25, 1979 (1979-02-25)
Edith gets fired from the Sunshine Home for not getting help for a woman who wanted to die.
"The 200th Episode Celebration of All in the Family"
"All in the Family Retrospective"
Walter C. MillerNorman Lear & Mort Lachman and Milt JosefsbergMarch 4, 1979 (1979-03-04)
Norman Lear hosts a 90-minute retrospective looking back at the best moments of All in the Family.
20322"The Family Next Door"Paul BogartMel Tolkin and Larry RhineMarch 11, 1979 (1979-03-11)
Archie wants Edith to preserve the dignity of the neighborhood in picking new tenants for the Jeffersons' old house.
20423"The Return of Stephanie's Father"Paul BogartLarry Rhine and Mel TolkinMarch 25, 1979 (1979-03-25)
Stephanie's father wants $1,000 from the Bunkers if they want her to keep living with them.
20524"Too Good Edith"Paul BogartHarriett Weiss & Patt SheaApril 8, 1979 (1979-04-08)
Edith tries to prepare a St. Patrick's Day dinner in spite of her phlebitis. This is the final AITF episode leading up to the series' spin-off, Archie Bunker's Place.

Single episode Emmy award notes[]

  1. ^ "Edith's Problem" (#28) won an Emmy for Outstanding Writing (Comedy).[3]
  2. ^ "Sammy's Visit" (#34) won an Emmy for Outstanding Direction; nominee for Outstanding Single Program - Drama or Comedy.[3]
  3. ^ "The Bunkers and the Swingers" (#44) won an Emmy for Outstanding Writing for a Comedy Series; nomination for Outstanding Direction (Comedy).[3]
  4. ^ "Cousin Liz" (#160) won an Emmy for Outstanding Writing (Comedy).[3]
  5. ^ "Edith's 50th Birthday" (#161) won an Emmy for Outstanding Direction (Comedy).[3]

See also[]


  1. ^ "Photo" (JPG). i.imgur.com.
  2. ^ "TV Guide's Top 100 Episodes". Rev/Views. Retrieved July 4, 2016.
  3. ^ a b c d e All in the Family - Awards & Nominations at IMDb
  4. ^ "Special Collector's Issue: 100 Greatest Episodes of All Time". TV Guide (June 28-July 4). 1997.
  5. ^ "Photo" (JPG). i.imgur.com.
  6. ^ "Photo" (JPG). i.imgur.com.
  7. ^ "Photo" (JPG). i.imgur.com.
  8. ^ "Photo" (JPG). i.imgur.com.