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Archie's Operation: Part 1 

Archie goes into the hospital and has a verbal run-in with a Puerto Rican nurse and gets a blood transfusion from a black doctor.

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Michael 'Meathead' Stivic
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Gloria Bunker-Stivic
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Teresa Betancourt
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Still unemployed, Archie checks into the hospital for gall bladder surgery, a situation that proves to be anything but routine. Not only does he find Edith reading a Playgirl in the waiting room, he has to deal with a smart-alack Puerto Rican nurse and then a burly West Indian surgical assistant who preps him for surgery by giving him a shave . . . but not on his chin. Written by Jerry Roberts <armchairoscars@hotmail.com>

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27 October 1976 (USA)  »

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Liz Torres and Sally Struthers go on to appear on Gilmore Girls together. See more »

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Archie: [Fearing death prior to surgery] Now about the funeral...
Edith Bunker: There ain't gonna be a funeral!
Archie: Of course there's gonna be a funeral. What are gonna do? Put me out with the garbage?
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