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Season 4

15 Sep. 1973
We're Having a Heat Wave
When a house in the neighborhood is put up for sale, Archie starts a petition to keep ethnic groups out. Henry Jefferson joins the effort when a Hispanic couple show interest. All this happens during a stifling heat wave in New York City.
 
22 Sep. 1973
We're Still Having a Heat Wave
Frank and Irene Lorenzo, an eccentric Italian couple, settle into the house next door, irritating Archie to no end.
 
29 Sep. 1973
Edith Finds an Old Man
Edith brings home an elderly man who ran away from the nursing home where he is a resident. Archie complains about the situation while Edith tries to contact the man's family.
 
6 Oct. 1973
Archie and the Kiss
Archie hits the roof when Gloria brings home a sculpture of Rodin's "The Kiss," insisting it is pornography.
 
13 Oct. 1973
Archie the Gambler
Archie showers the family with expensive gifts, then is pressed to explain. Archie finally admits he's been betting on the horses, something he vowed he'd given up 20 years earlier.
 
20 Oct. 1973
Henry's Farewell
Louise is planning a farewell party for Henry who is moving away to start his own business. The problem is that she can't get George to attend because he won't set foot in a white man's house. So, through a mangle of miscommunication, she manages to get Edith to agree to host the party at her house. Of course, during the party Archie has to give his full opinion of the proceedings and of Henry's new venture. George reluctantly arrives to give his brother a farewell toast.
 
27 Oct. 1973
Archie and the Computer
An early satire on computers: A mix up on a rebate results in Edith inheriting a fortune in quarters from a prune company; Archie is (mistakenly) declared dead.
 
3 Nov. 1973
The Games Bunkers Play
Mike refuses to accept constructive criticism during a group therapy board game.
 
10 Nov. 1973
Edith's Conversion
When Irene Lorenzo invites Edith to attend Catholic Mass with her, Archie begins to get suspicious that Edith will soon be converting to Catholicism.
 
17 Nov. 1973
Archie in the Cellar
When the rest of the family is away for the weekend, Archie accidentally locks himself in the basement, and has only a tape recorder and a bottle of vodka to keep him entertained.
 
24 Nov. 1973
Black Is the Color of My True Love's Wig
Gloria buys a black wig and when she models it for Mike, he gets really turned on. But what happens when she takes off the wig leads to a huge fight about their sex life.
 
1 Dec. 1973
Second Honeymoon
Archie and Edith try to rekindle their romance by traveling to Atlantic City for their 25th anniversary.
 
8 Dec. 1973
The Taxi Caper
Archie is robbed while driving Munson's cab, and finds himself at odds with a corrupt politician who doesn't want him to report the crime.
 
15 Dec. 1973
Archie Is Cursed
When Archie boasts that men are superior to women in every way in sports, Irene sets out to prove him wrong ... by challenging him to a game of pool at Kelsey's Bar.
 
22 Dec. 1973
Edith's Christmas Story
On Christmas Day, Edith tells Gloria that she has found a lump in her breast and worries that she may have cancer.
 
5 Jan. 1974
Mike and Gloria Mix It Up
The Stivics quarrel over sex roles in their marriage when Mike complains that Gloria has become the aggressor as of late.
 
12 Jan. 1974
Archie Feels Left Out
Archie's family and friends throw a surprise party for his 50th birthday, but Archie insists that he's only 49, and is upset to find out he's older than he thinks.
 
26 Jan. 1974
Et Tu, Archie?
Archie learns his old friend is unemployed and engaged in an all-out effort to find a job ... any job, even if it means a job at the loading dock.
 
2 Feb. 1974
Gloria's Boyfriend
Archie learns that the mentally disabled have some real abilities, not to mention savvy, when he causes Gloria's friend, a stock boy at Ferguson's Market, to lose his job. The young man then finds himself another job.
 
9 Feb. 1974
Lionel's Engagement
The Bunkers, Stivics and Jeffersons attend Lionel's engagement party. His fiancée is a young woman whose father is white and mother is black, much to the chagrin of Archie and (especially) George.
 
16 Feb. 1974
Archie Eats and Runs
Archie learns that the canned mushrooms he just ate may have been part of a product recall because of reports of food poisoning. Mike urges Archie to investigate, but Archie decides he's sick and needs hospital treatment.
 
2 Mar. 1974
Gloria Sings the Blues
Gloria's bout with depression takes its toll on the family.
 
9 Mar. 1974
Pay the Twenty Dollars
George Jefferson storms into the house, demanding Archie to explain why he paid him using a counterfeit $20 bill.
 
16 Mar. 1974
Mike's Graduation
Mike graduates from college, an occasion that to Archie means Mike will soon be moving out of the house.
 

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