Archie Bunker, was a bigoted working-class family man who held his views of the world. His viewpoints clash with nearly everyone he comes into contact with especially his son-in-law Mike Stivic (or, as Archie delights in calling him, "Meathead").Written by
Brian Rathjen <email@example.com>
You are about to see something new in comedy. Real people. To err is human. Which makes the Bunkers just about the most human family you'll ever want to meet. Also the funniest. Enjoy a laugh on them and the prejudices which keep them in constant battle and bafflement. (season 1)
According to recent reports Norman Lear is planning reboots of All in the Family, Maude, Good Times and The Jeffersons; all the spinoff shows in his All in the Family Franchise; with new A-List actos. (Kind of like he rebooted One Day at a Time with Rita Moreno.) See more »
In the season 8 episode "Mikes New Job", MIke accepts a position in Los Angeles, and will move out of the house they are renting from the Jettersons. George then arrives announcing that he has sold the house,
and asks that MIke and Gloria move immediately, However, in the season 9 episode "The Family Next Door", Louise arrives at the Bunkers and tells Edith that they are renting out the house to Ed and Polly Lewis...The same house that they sold the season before. See more »
Some of the episodes shown on Nick at Nite were edited some, but the full versions were released on video. For example:
In the episode "Archie Gives Blood", after Archie inquires as to whether or not the nurse was "one of them senoritas", the part of him describing why he thought this was cut.
In the episode "Mike's Hippy Friends Come to Visit", extra dialogue was cut for no appearent reason, and the part at the end when Archie is asleep and Edith, Mike and Gloria sing offkey to wake him up was cut.
In the episode "Meet the Bunkers", at the end of the episode when Mike claims he's the one who bought the card that Archie supposidly got Edith was cut when aired on Nick at Nite.
In the episode where Archie orders Edith to quit her job but she rebels, when aired on TV Land it shows the opening where Archie comes home to find no Edith, on Nick at Nite, the episode just opens with Edith rushing in the house and getting dinner started.
In the episode "The Baby, Part II", Nick at Nite edits the scene where Archie enters the room occupied by Mrs. Stipic. After he asks for some cold cream to remove his dark makeup he was wearing at the minstrel show, originally Mrs. Stipic called for help, saying a "fat black man" wanted to rape her. The Nick at Nite version omits this, cutting directly to Archie asking a nurse where the restroom is located.
This is definitely my favorite show and I am glad that there are re-runs on Nick-At-Nite. One of my favorite episodes is when Archie gets locked in the cellar and is finally "rescued" by a repair man, but Archie is drunk and he thinks that the repair man is god, little does know, that the repair man is black!(not that it matters, but to archie?!) And when he bows down to him and lifts his head to see his "god" the audience roared in laughter as did I. Sometimes I wish that this show was on now, (of course with all the stupid issues today, that would be close to impossible), but then again it wouldn't be as good as it was, with all of the "1970's issues" to make fun of and comment on....infact, I think that the issues of the day greatly helped make this show the hit it was, along with the superb acting of course.I hope this show remains on the air for a long time, because I could never get sick of watching All In the Family!
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