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All in the Family: :  -- A working class bigot constantly squabbles with his family over the important issues of the day.

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Release Date:
12 January 1971 (USA) See more »
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Plot:
A working class bigot constantly squabbles with his family over the important issues of the day. Full summary »
Awards:
Won 8 Golden Globes. Another 33 wins & 72 nominations See more »
User Reviews:
Arguably the Most Important Television Series of All Time. See more (93 total) »

Cast

 (Series Cast Summary - 4 of 99)

Carroll O'Connor ... Archie Bunker / ... (208 episodes, 1968-1979)

Jean Stapleton ... Edith Bunker / ... (208 episodes, 1968-1979)

Rob Reiner ... Michael 'Meathead' Stivic / ... (184 episodes, 1971-1978)

Sally Struthers ... Gloria Bunker-Stivic / ... (184 episodes, 1971-1978)
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Series Directed by
Paul Bogart (97 episodes, 1975-1979)
John Rich (81 episodes, 1971-1974)
Bob LaHendro (34 episodes, 1972-1974)
Wes Kenney (24 episodes, 1974-1975)
Norman Lear (2 episodes, 1968-1969)
Norman Campbell (2 episodes, 1972)
Hal Cooper (2 episodes, 1972)
 
Series Writing credits
Norman Lear (209 episodes, 1968-1979)
Johnny Speight (207 episodes, 1971-1979)
Larry Rhine (35 episodes, 1975-1979)
Mel Tolkin (34 episodes, 1975-1979)
Don Nicholl (31 episodes, 1971-1975)
Michael Ross (31 episodes, 1971-1975)
Bernard West (31 episodes, 1971-1975)
Milt Josefsberg (21 episodes, 1975-1979)
Lou Derman (17 episodes, 1974-1976)
Bob Schiller (17 episodes, 1977-1979)
Bob Weiskopf (17 episodes, 1977-1979)
Bill Davenport (13 episodes, 1974-1976)
Ben Starr (11 episodes, 1975-1978)
Phil Sharp (8 episodes, 1978-1979)
Phil Mishkin (7 episodes, 1971-1972)
Mort Lachman (6 episodes, 1976-1979)
Douglas Arango (6 episodes, 1976-1977)
Phil Doran (6 episodes, 1976-1977)
Charles Stewart (6 episodes, 1976-1977)
Lee Kalcheim (5 episodes, 1971-1972)
Austin Kalish (4 episodes, 1971-1973)
Irma Kalish (4 episodes, 1971-1973)
Rob Reiner (4 episodes, 1971-1972)
Burt Styler (4 episodes, 1971-1972)
Bryan Joseph (4 episodes, 1971)
Gordon Mitchell (4 episodes, 1973-1975)
Lloyd Turner (4 episodes, 1973-1975)
Michael Loman (4 episodes, 1976-1978)
Susan Harris (3 episodes, 1971-1973)
Stanley Ralph Ross (3 episodes, 1971-1973)
John Rappaport (3 episodes, 1973-1975)
Harve Brosten (3 episodes, 1974-1977)
Barry Harman (3 episodes, 1974-1977)
Erik Tarloff (3 episodes, 1977)
Patt Shea (3 episodes, 1979)
Harriett Weiss (3 episodes, 1979)
Paul Wayne (2 episodes, 1971-1974)
Alan J. Levitt (2 episodes, 1971-1972)
Jerry Mayer (2 episodes, 1971)
Lennie Weinrib (2 episodes, 1971)
Lila Garrett (2 episodes, 1972-1974)
Sam Locke (2 episodes, 1972-1973)
Warren S. Murray (2 episodes, 1972-1973)
Olga Vallance (2 episodes, 1972-1973)
Steve Zacharias (2 episodes, 1972-1973)
Rod Parker (2 episodes, 1972)
Michael Morris (2 episodes, 1973-1975)
Bud Wiser (2 episodes, 1974-1975)
Heywood Kling (2 episodes, 1974)
Hal Kanter (2 episodes, 1975)

Series Produced by
Bud Yorkin .... executive producer (206 episodes, 1971-1979)
Norman Lear .... executive producer / producer (100 episodes, 1971-1976)
Brigit Jensen .... associate producer (95 episodes, 1975-1979)
Milt Josefsberg .... producer (73 episodes, 1976-1979)
Mort Lachman .... executive producer (73 episodes, 1976-1979)
Gene Marcione .... associate producer (61 episodes, 1972-1975)
John Rich .... producer / associate producer (48 episodes, 1972-1974)
George Turpin .... associate producer (24 episodes, 1971-1972)
Don Nicholl .... executive producer (24 episodes, 1974-1975)
Michael Ross .... producer (24 episodes, 1974-1975)
Bernard West .... producer (24 episodes, 1974-1975)
Lou Derman .... producer (24 episodes, 1975-1976)
Bill Davenport .... producer (19 episodes, 1975-1976)
Jane Hoyt Thompson .... associate producer (13 episodes, 1971)
George Sunga .... associate producer (11 episodes, 1974-1975)
Heywood Kling .... executive producer (7 episodes, 1976)
Hal Kanter .... executive producer (6 episodes, 1975)
 
Series Original Music by
Roger Kellaway (13 episodes, 1971)
 
Series Film Editing by
Marco Zappia (95 episodes, 1971-1976)
Harold McKenzie (34 episodes, 1976-1978)
Kris Trexler (24 episodes, 1978-1979)
Jim Steiner (13 episodes, 1971)
Andy Zall (13 episodes, 1975-1977)
Jerry Greene (8 episodes, 1973)
Chuck Adams (7 episodes, 1976-1978)
Bill Kendall (5 episodes, 1974-1976)
Jay Cook (3 episodes, 1975-1976)
Jay Scherberth (3 episodes, 1976)
Tucker Wiard (2 episodes, 1976)
 
Series Casting by
Jane Murray (135 episodes, 1971-1977)
Pat Kirkland (9 episodes, 1976-1977)
 
Series Art Direction by
Don Roberts (204 episodes, 1971-1979)
Peter Clemens (2 episodes, 1978)
 
Series Set Decoration by
Earl Carlson (118 episodes, 1971-1976)
 
Series Costume Design by
Rita Riggs (166 episodes, 1971-1978)
Gunnel Eriksson (24 episodes, 1978-1979)
 
Series Makeup Department
Rita O'Dell .... makeup artist (56 episodes, 1976-1978)
Ariel Bagdadi .... hair stylist (47 episodes, 1977-1979)
Edie Panda .... hair stylist (37 episodes, 1971-1972)
Dana Nye .... assistant makeup artist (25 episodes, 1972)
Ellis Burman Jr. .... makeup artist (24 episodes, 1971-1972)
Billie Jordan .... hair stylist (23 episodes, 1976-1977)
Al Schultz .... makeup artist (13 episodes, 1971)
Jim Nielsen .... makeup artist (13 episodes, 1978-1979)
Michael Lorenz .... makeup artist (11 episodes, 1975-1976)
 
Series Production Management
Norman Lear .... production supervisor (95 episodes, 1974-1978)
Bob Davis .... production supervisor (71 episodes, 1972-1975)
Jim Terry .... unit manager / unit production manager (71 episodes, 1976-1979)
Allan Baumrucker .... production supervisor (24 episodes, 1971-1972)
Alan Horn .... production supervisor (24 episodes, 1978-1979)
David Osborne .... production supervisor (13 episodes, 1971)
Loretta Townsley .... production supervisor (12 episodes, 1975-1976)
Don Dresser .... unit manager (11 episodes, 1975-1976)
Martin Vagts .... production supervisor (2 episodes, 1974-1975)
 
Series Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Gary Shimokawa .... associate director / second assistant director (65 episodes, 1973-1977)
Bob LaHendro .... associate director (44 episodes, 1971-1972)
Marlene Laird .... associate director (41 episodes, 1976-1978)
Jon Sharp .... associate director (24 episodes, 1978-1979)
Jerry Preshaw .... associate director / assistant director (17 episodes, 1972-1973)
Jim Drake .... associate director (13 episodes, 1975-1976)
Bob Lally .... associate director (4 episodes, 1977-1978)
 
Series Art Department
Warren L. Shaffer .... property master (182 episodes, 1971-1979)
 
Series Sound Department
Norman Dewes .... audio (87 episodes, 1971-1974)
Georja Skinner .... audio (82 episodes, 1975-1979)
Hal Kolker .... audio consultant (25 episodes, 1975-1976)
Art Warshaw .... audio consultant (25 episodes, 1975-1976)
Marshall King .... audio (24 episodes, 1974-1975)
Don Helvey .... audio (3 episodes, 1974-1975)
Ray Kemper .... audio (3 episodes, 1975-1976)
Neal Weinstein .... audio (2 episodes, 1974-1975)
 
Series Camera and Electrical Department
Chris Roberts .... lighting director (51 episodes, 1977-1979)
Tom Schamp .... lighting director (49 episodes, 1976-1978)
Dick Holbrook .... lighting director (45 episodes, 1971-1973)
Tony Cestare .... lighting director (36 episodes, 1974-1976)
Art Roberts .... lighting director (22 episodes, 1973-1975)
Ed S. Hill .... lighting director (12 episodes, 1971)
Marc Palius .... lighting director (11 episodes, 1975-1976)
George Schamp .... lighting director (11 episodes, 1976-1977)
Tom Lindner .... lighting director (7 episodes, 1976)
Vito J. Giambalvo .... camera operator (5 episodes, 1974-1977)
Hank Renek .... lighting director (4 episodes, 1971-1972)
Charles Guzzi .... camera operator (2 episodes, 1975-1976)
 
Series Casting Department
Jane Murray .... casting executive (56 episodes, 1976-1979)
 
Series Costume and Wardrobe Department
George Whittaker .... wardrobe (13 episodes, 1971)
Liza Stewart .... costumes (8 episodes, 1978)
 
Series Editorial Department
Emil Zvarich .... video tape editor (1 episode, 1969)
 
Series Music Department
Lee Adams .... composer: opening theme "Those Were the Days" / composer: opening theme (206 episodes, 1971-1979)
Charles Strouse .... composer: opening theme "Those Were the Days" / composer: opening theme (206 episodes, 1971-1979)
Roger Kellaway .... composer: closing theme "Remembering You" / composer: closing theme (196 episodes, 1971-1979)
Carroll O'Connor .... composer: closing theme "Remembering You" / composer: closing theme (195 episodes, 1971-1979)
 
Series Transportation Department
Chris Haynes .... driver (4 episodes, 1973)
 
Series Other crew
Norman Lear .... developed for television by / developer / ... (188 episodes, 1971-1979)
Leslie Vaught .... technical director (103 episodes, 1971-1975)
Brigit Jensen .... assistant to producer / stage manager (96 episodes, 1971-1975)
Milt Josefsberg .... script supervisor / story editor (95 episodes, 1975-1979)
Gail Liberti-Kennedy .... assistant to producer (95 episodes, 1975-1979)
Larry Rhine .... story editor / executive story editor (95 episodes, 1975-1979)
Mel Tolkin .... story editor / executive story editor / ... (95 episodes, 1975-1979)
Michael Ross .... story editor / script supervisor (82 episodes, 1971-1975)
Bernard West .... story editor / script supervisor / ... (82 episodes, 1971-1975)
Don Nicholl .... script consultant / script supervisor / ... (77 episodes, 1971-1975)
John Westbrook .... technical director (75 episodes, 1975-1979)
Mort Lachman .... script supervisor (71 episodes, 1976-1979)
Michael Mount .... production assistant / assistant to executive producer (68 episodes, 1976-1979)
Ted Ray .... stage manager (67 episodes, 1976-1979)
Jim Rice .... stage manager (53 episodes, 1971-1976)
Marc Bass .... maintenance engineer (48 episodes, 1975-1976)
Lou Derman .... script supervisor / story editor (47 episodes, 1974-1976)
Bob Schiller .... script consultant (47 episodes, 1977-1979)
Bob Weiskopf .... script consultant (47 episodes, 1977-1979)
Bill Davenport .... story editor / script supervisor (42 episodes, 1974-1976)
Sharyn E. Burg .... production assistant (28 episodes, 1976-1977)
Douglas Arango .... story editor (27 episodes, 1976-1977)
Phil Doran .... story editor (27 episodes, 1976-1977)
Harry Rogue .... stage manager (26 episodes, 1971-1975)
Mary Hughes .... production assistant (24 episodes, 1971-1972)
Gary Shimokawa .... stage manager (24 episodes, 1972-1973)
Bea Dallas .... assistant to executive producer (24 episodes, 1974-1975)
Phil Sharp .... story consultant (24 episodes, 1978-1979)
Anne Siegel .... production assistant (14 episodes, 1977-1978)
Anne Hopkins .... assistant to producer (13 episodes, 1971)
Selig Frank .... stage manager (12 episodes, 1975-1976)
Jay Merrick .... stage manager (11 episodes, 1971)
Dick Hall .... technical director (10 episodes, 1971-1974)
Ben Starr .... program consultant (9 episodes, 1975-1976)
Hal Kanter .... script supervisor (6 episodes, 1975)
Richard Baxter .... stage manager (6 episodes, 1977-1979)
Heywood Kling .... script supervisor (5 episodes, 1976)
Buddy Borgen .... stage manager (4 episodes, 1973)
Clive Bassett .... technical director (4 episodes, 1975-1976)
Alice G. Tapp .... production assistant (4 episodes, 1976)
Robert A. Bowen .... technical director (3 episodes, 1976-1977)
Arlando Smith .... stage manager (3 episodes, 1977-1979)
Charles Franklin .... technical director (2 episodes, 1972)
John Liberti .... stage manager (2 episodes, 1974)
David Eisenbise .... technical director (2 episodes, 1976-1977)
Dick Woodka .... technical director (2 episodes, 1976)
Gail Abarbanel .... consultant (2 episodes, 1977)
Ken Uslaner .... technical director (2 episodes, 1978)
 

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Runtime:
30 min | USA:30 min (212 episodes)
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Aspect Ratio:
1.33 : 1 See more »
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Did You Know?

Trivia:
The exact name of the college Mike attended was never mentioned or clearly indicated.See more »
Goofs:
Errors in geography: The house in the opening credits (that is presumably supposed to be Archie and Edith Bunker's house) does not come anywhere near matching the studio sets that represent the house in the show. For example, window placement and size is completely wrong, and the sets depict the house as having a large front porch whereas, the house in the credits has only a small stoop.See more »
Quotes:
[Edith hands Archie a beer on the left side instead of the usual right]
Archie:What are you doing?
Edith:I thought you might like it on this side for a change.
Archie:Is it gonna taste better on this side?
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Soundtrack:
Remembering YouSee more »

FAQ

In what episode do we first learn of the Jeffersons' dry cleaning business?
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46 out of 50 people found the following review useful.
Arguably the Most Important Television Series of All Time., 5 June 2004
Author: tfrizzell from United States

The series was a powder keg immediately from the start as Civil Rights unrest and equal rights not only for minorities, but also women dominated headlines. And then there was Vietnam and Watergate. There was total chaos still in places in the south and in larger metropolitan areas in the north. Could television bring these public affairs to light in a comical and thought-provoking way? The answer was a resounding yes as "All in the Family" tore down perpetual American television programming walls with brash views, crazed situations, envelope-pushing elements and dominant film-making techniques (even though this was a sitcom) which all merged to paint a canvass of programming superiority that lasted for 212 mind-blowing episodes over nine years from 1971 through 1979. "The Andy Griffith Show" in the 1960s displayed how Americans wanted life to be, while "All in the Family" in the 1970s showed how American life really was. The result was a ratings monster pretty much from the word go as people watched to be entertained, to be disgusted, to praise and to criticize. The show itself was about a blue-collared New York dock worker (Carroll O'Connor) who has bigoted expressions because life continues to slap him in the face. O'Connor was definitely anti-woman, anti-minority, anti-youth and anti-liberal. He also had crazed views that would show him as being pro-Nixon and pro-Vietnam (real hot button topics back then). The show struck cords the nation over, but comedy was always mixed in and the series thrived due to both its supporters and its detractors. "All in the Family" fought problems in the U.S. by poking fun at very serious issues instead of sweeping them under the carpet like other programs of the period did. Jean Stapleton was priceless as O'Connor's kind, naive and somewhat dumb housewife. Sally Struthers was their only child, a liberal who showed the viewpoints of the Baby Boom generation. She was also married to a young man (Rob Reiner) who was O'Connor's emotional and verbal sparring partner. Reiner was of a Polish descent and that only fueled more fire between the volatile pair. O'Connor's Archie Bunker is arguably the deepest and most unique television character of all time as his crazed and sometimes silly views overshadow the fact that he is a highly sensitive middle-class man who is doing the best for himself and those around him. He is someone who does not always think before he speaks and therein lied his greatest weakness. Eventually most who saw the program embraced him as a flawed and tortured hero (not because of who he was, but because of who he really wanted to be). The lasting effect of "All in the Family" is something to think about, even today. The program continues to be vitally important to 1970s art, society and history. The success of the program even led to spin-offs galore. "Maude", "The Jeffersons", "Archie Bunker's Place" and "Gloria" were all the birth-children of this innovative, smart and completely original taste of Americana that still lives on strong today through many cable channels. 5 stars out of 5.

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