All in the Family: Season 4, Episode 23

Pay the Twenty Dollars (9 Mar. 1974)

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George Jefferson storms into the house, demanding Archie to explain why he paid him using a counterfeit $20 bill.

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George complains that Archie gave him a phony $20 bill leading to an argument not only between Archie and George, but between Edith and Louise that leaves the couples not speaking to each other. Edith and Louise make up, deciding that the only way to make their men behave is to fix the problem. So, Louise gets the idea to put a real $20 bill in Archie coat pocket so that George will think that Archie is trying to make amends. It backfires and George decides to keep it. Louise talks him out of it and the two go over to the Bunkers to settle the matter. Archie has the $20 in his hands when Mike intervenes with a long series of complicated math that has the money moving back and fourth between George and Archie and Louise and Edith and Gloria based on what everybody owes each other. Archie doesn't like the final result because all he ends up with is the phony $20 bill. Written by Jerry Roberts <armchair-cinema@hotmail.com>

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The title is based on an old expression 'Pay the two dollars!' which is a reference to a Depression-era Willie Howard vaudeville sketch written by Billy K. Wells. A man is in court to pay a $2 fine for spitting on the subway, but his lawyer insists on fighting the case. As the lawyer incurs greater and greater sentences, his defendant keeps pleading, "Pay the two dollars!" See more »

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George Jefferson: Rich people never even see money. All they know is, "Charge it", "I'll sign for it", and "Sue me".
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