Archie Bunker's Place (TV Series 1979–1983) Poster

(1979–1983)

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Season 1

23 Sep. 1979
Archie's New Partner: Part 1
When Archie decides to buy the business next to his and turn Archie's Place into a bar and grille, Harry gets cold feet and decides to sell his share of the business.
 
23 Sep. 1979
Archie's New Partner: Part 2
When Archie is financially unable to buy out Harry's share of the business, Harry sells to Jewish businessman Murray Klein.
 
30 Sep. 1979
Edith Gets Hired
When Edith begins looking for another job, she must overcome both Archie's objections and her own insecurities about possibly being rejected (due to her having been fired from the Sunshine Home).
 
7 Oct. 1979
Archie and the Oldest Profession
Archie and Murray discover that a local hooker has been soliciting customers at the bar.
 
14 Oct. 1979
Edith Versus the Energy Crisis
Archie can only complain when the height of the 1979 energy crisis prompts Murray to take severe conservation measures. Surely, Archie would find some peace and warmth at home, right? Not with Edith minding the thermostat!
 
21 Oct. 1979
Bosom Partners
Archie tries to find a way to buy Murray out because of their ongoing creative differences.
 
28 Oct. 1979
Building the Restaurant
Archie's buddies step in when the opening of the new restaurant is threatened by a shady contractor.
 
4 Nov. 1979
The Cook
Archie hires Veronica Rooney, an outspoken Irish cook and her gay nephew as the waiter and Archie Bunker's Place has it's grand opening.
 
11 Nov. 1979
Murray and the Liquor Board
A felony conviction in Murray's past hinders their chances to secure a liquor license.
 
18 Nov. 1979
Thanksgiving Reunion: Part 1
Mike and Gloria (don't forget little Joey) come back to New York to celebrate Thanksgiving with the Bunkers. But Mike's got some devastating secrets to hide: He's been fired from his professor's job in Santa Barbara for participating in a nude protest of a nuclear power plant. This has put a further strain on the Stivics' already faltering marriage.
 
18 Nov. 1979
Thanksgiving Reunion: Part 2
The Stivics wonder how they will cope with Mike being jobless. Mike goes to Archie to air his grievances, and in a show of sympathy and support, he decides to loan him some money until he can find another job.
 
25 Nov. 1979
Barney and the Hooker
Newly divorced Barney Hefner asks out Dottie, the new waitress. This raises concerns for Murray, since Barney is not aware of Dottie's past.
 
2 Dec. 1979
Man of the Year
Archie and Murray are the victims of an elaborate extortion plot by one of Archie's high school classmates.
 
9 Dec. 1979
The Shabbat Dinner
Edith cooks an authentic Jewish meal for Stephanie and unknowingly causes some tension between Murray and his mother.
 
16 Dec. 1979
Barney's Lawsuit
Barney sees an opportunity to make some quick cash when he falls off a barstool.
 
30 Dec. 1979
Blanche and Murray
Barney is consumed with jealousy when Murray goes on a date with his ex-wife, Blanche.
 
6 Jan. 1980
Murray's Daughter
When Murray's daughter comes to town to take possession of a family inheritance, Archie gets the two to make peace after years of estrangement. Murray's daughter in this episode is played by Martin Balsam's real-life daughter, Talia.
 
27 Jan. 1980
The Ambush
Archie and Murray are held captive in their own storeroom by two female robbers.
 
3 Feb. 1980
The Return of Sammy
Sammy Davis Jr. accepts Archie's invitation to visit the restaurant after Archie sees him on a local talk show.
 
10 Feb. 1980
Archie Fixes Up Fred
One of Archie's lodge brothers pays a visit to the restaurant and berates Fred the waiter. Archie then tries to "convert" Fred by fixing him up with Linda from the local laundry service. His plan backfires, but they are even more shocked when Fred confesses to them exactly what the lodge brother had against him.
 
17 Feb. 1980
Father and Daughter Night
Stephanie needs a father for a talent show. When Archie is unwilling Murray steps in. Archie becomes jealous of Murray and Stephanie. Archie and Murray decide they will both perform with Stephanie. They louse the contest but the gang at the bar convinces the trio to give them a personal performance.
 
2 Mar. 1980
Van Ranseleer's Operation
The guys read an article in the paper about an experimental operation that restores sight to blind people and thinks it may help Mr. VanRenseeler.
 
9 Mar. 1980
Veronica's Ex
Veronica Rooney's ex-husband returns to town trying to win her back.
 
23 Mar. 1980
A Small Mafia Favor
Murray's childhood friend, Vinnie Mulvaney, drops by the bar for a visit. The two share old times, but Murray is unaware that Vinnie (now a mob boss) is setting him up to initiate a gangland-style murder of a rival mobster.
 

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