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"All in the Family" Archie's Chair (1977)

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Original Air Date:
15 January 1977 (Season 7, Episode 17)
After Mike accidentally breaks Archie's chair he has it repaired, however it mistakenly gets thrown out and ends up in an art exhibit. | Add synopsis »


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Episode Crew
Directed by
Paul Bogart 
Writing credits
Norman Lear (developed by)

Phil Doran (written by) &
Douglas Arango (written by)

Johnny Speight ("Til Death Do Us Part" created by)

Produced by
Brigit Jensen .... associate producer (as Brigit Jensen-Drake)
Milt Josefsberg .... producer
Mort Lachman .... executive producer
Bud Yorkin .... executive producer (uncredited)
Casting by
Pat Kirkland 
Art Direction by
Don Roberts 
Costume Design by
Rita Riggs 
Makeup Department
Billie Jordan .... hair stylist
Rita O'Dell .... makeup artist
Production Management
Norman Lear .... production supervisor
Jim Terry .... unit manager
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Marlene Laird .... associate director (as Marlena Laird)
Art Department
Warren L. Shaffer .... property master
Sound Department
Georja Skinner .... audio
Camera and Electrical Department
Joe Epperson .... camera operator
Tom Schamp .... lighting director
Casting Department
Jane Murray .... casting executive
Music Department
Lee Adams .... composer: opening theme "Those Were the Days"
Roger Kellaway .... composer: closing theme "Remembering You"
Carroll O'Connor .... composer: closing theme "Remembering You"
Charles Strouse .... composer: opening theme "Those Were the Days"
Other crew
Douglas Arango .... story editor
Sharyn E. Burg .... production assistant
Phil Doran .... story editor
Milt Josefsberg .... script supervisor
Mort Lachman .... script supervisor
Norman Lear .... developer
Gail Liberti-Kennedy .... assistant to producer (as Gail Liberti)
Michael Mount .... production assistant
Ted Ray .... stage manager
Larry Rhine .... executive story editor
Mel Tolkin .... executive story editor
John Westbrook .... technical director
Robert Zavala .... props

Series Crew
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Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
Norman Lear  developed by

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Additional Details

Aspect Ratio:
1.33 : 1 See more »
Sound Mix:

Did You Know?

Mike's prophetic words that Archie's chair "might even end up in a museum" came true in real life since both of the Bunker's chairs were eventually acquired by no less than the Smithsonian National Museum of American History.See more »
Continuity: Mike surprises Gloria and Edith by shaving his mustache in this episode. But his mustache was conspicuously absent in the episode prior to this one ("All in the Family: The Boarder Patrol (#7.16)" (1977)) and no one mentions it.See more »
Edith Bunker:[after finding out his chair broke, Archie throws a tantrem and lays across the dining room table] Archie you better be careful, I mean you wasn't this upset when you lost your father.
Archie Bunker:I didn't sit on my father for 28 years!
See more »
Movie Connections:
References "Lassie" (1954)See more »


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