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)
ABC's live reboot is a clever way to reboot the series; since an updated version of the series would never fly today ; with the country being so sensitive and PC right now. Since the original episodes have already been seen and loved and enjoyed by most of the American viewing public; they can just re-do them live as "Re-enactments" and avoid the controversy. Indeed the 2019 live renactment did not get any protests or complaints from the viewing public and from the critical community. Some critics complained the reboot was too much of an imitation; and not enough of an original interpretation; but beyond that there have been no claims about racism or the show being un-pc. See more »
In the season 8 episode "Mike's New Job", Mike accepts a position in Los Angeles, and will move out of the house they are renting from the Jeffersons. 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 »
In my book, All in the Family wins the award for the best television show of the seventies. This show is very historic. It talks about politics and racism and the way things were in the seventies and somewhat teaches you what it was like back then and on top of that it was funny as Hell! Archie Bunker alone will be a character that will really go down in history. As the show went on you really saw how he also learned and not to be such a racist and you just saw him change. Edith wins as thee craziest TV housewife with her high voice and that shes always so happy and full of energy and a pleasure to be around, pretty much the opposite of Archie. You got to have the crazy kids too that are getting on there nerves, but in this case it was the other way around. I love this show and thank goodness TV Land shows the re-runs.
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