as Archibald "Archie" Bunker
Jean Stapleton as Edith Baines-Bunker
Rob Reiner as Michael 'Meathead' Stivic
Sally Struthers as Gloria Bunker-Stivic
Mike Evans as Lionel Jefferson
Isabel Sanford as Louise Jefferson
Sherman Hemsley as George Jefferson
Betty Garrett as Irene Lorenzo
Danielle Brisebois as Stephanie Mills
James Cromwell as Stretch Cunningham
Allan Melvin as Barney Hefner
in the Family" was inspired by a British
sit-com called "Til Death Do Us Part."
Norman Lear bought the American rights to the show in 1968.
He wrote and produced two pilots, calling it "Those
Were The Days" and tried to sell it to ABC, but
they rejected it. A year later CBS ask to see
them. CBS loved the pilots and put them on against
ABC's Bewitched and All in the Family soared to number one in the
Neilson ratings, and stayed there for five years. The
previously high rated Bewitched was canceled.
more trivia? Morty's has a fun FAQ file of questions asked
by the fans. Read all about it!
In The Family: The Complete First Season [DVD](1971) DVD
The debut season of the landmark series is available on this
three-disc collection. Episodes include "Meet the
Bunkers," "Writing the President," "Oh My
Aching Back," "Archie Gives Blood," "Judging
Books by Covers," "Gloria Has a Belly Full,"
"Now That You Know the Way, Let's Be Strangers,"
"Lionel Moves Into the Neighborhood," "Edith Has
Jury Duty," "Archie Is Worried About His Job,"
"Gloria Discovers Women's Lib," "Success
Story" and "The First and Last Supper." 286 min.
total. Standard; Soundtrack: English mono; Subtitles: English,
Spanish; scene access; interactive menus.
in the Family - The Complete Second Season
#1 The Saga of Cousin Oscar #2 Gloria Poses
in the Nude #3 Archie in the Lock-Up #4 Edith Writes a Song #5 Flashback: Mike Meets Archie
#6 The Election Story #7 Edith's Accident #8 The Blockbuster
#9 Mike's Problem #10 The Insurance Is Canceled #11 The Man in
the Street #12 Cousin Maude's Visit #13 Christmas Day at the
Bunkers #14 The Elevator Story #15 Edith's Problem
#16 Archie and the FBI #17 Mike's Mysterious Son #18
Archie Sees a Mugging #19 Archie and Edith Alone
#20 Edith Gets a Mink #21 Sammy's Visit #22 Edith the Judge
#23 Archie Is Jealous #24 Maude
In The Family: The Complete Third Season [DVD](1972) DVD
All 24 episodes from season three--including "Archie and the
Editorial," the two-part "Flashback: Mike and Gloria's Wedding,"
"Archie Is Branded," "Everybody Tells the Truth, and "Gloria, The
Victim"--are collected in a three-disc set. 10 hrs. total. Standard;
In The Family: The Complete Fourth Season
All 24 episodes from season four--including "We're Having a Heatwave,"
"Archie and the Computer," "The Taxi Caper," "Et Tu, Archie?," and
"Mike's Graduation"--are collected in a three-disc set. 10 hrs.
total. Standard; Soundtrack: English Dolby Digital mono.
In The Family: The Complete Fifth Season [DVD](1974) DVD
All 24 episodes from season five--including "The Bunkers and
Inflation," "The Longest Kiss," "The Jeffersons Move Up," "Archie
and the Quiz," and "Mike Makes His Move"--are collected in a
three-disc set. 10 1/3 hrs. total. Standard; Soundtrack: English
Dolby Digital mono.
All In The Family: The Complete Sixth Season [DVD](1975) DVD
All 24 episodes from season six--including "The Very Moving Day,"
"Chain Letter," "Archie's Civil Rights," the two-part "The Baby,"
and "Edith's Night Out"--are collected in a three-disc set. 10 1/4
hrs. total. Standard; Soundtrack: English Dolby Digital mono.
Death Us Do Part: Boxed Set
The hilarious, controversial British
sitcom that ran from 1966 to 1976 and was Americanized into
"All in the Family" comes to home video. Warren Mitchell
starred as big-mouthed, narrow-minded Londoner Alf Garnett, who
railed against minorities, politicians and his liberal-minded
son-in-law and became an unlikely national hero. Included in this
collection are six episodes from the show's 1972 season: "To
Garnett a Grandson," "Pigeon Fancier,"
"Holiday in Bournemouth," "Dock Pilfering,"
"Up the Hammers" and "Alf's Broken Leg." Dandy
Nichols, Una Stubbs, Anthony Booth co-star. 189 min. Standard;
Soundtrack: English Dolby Digital stereo; bonus "Special
Christmas Episode"; biographies; filmographies; scene access. Till
Death Us Do Part: Boxed Set VHS
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It is the genius of Carroll O'Connor that millions
of fans will forever confuse him with his most unforgettable
creation, Archie Bunker. But O'Connor has lived the kind of rich,
momentous life that Archie could never have imagined -- from
growing up in Depression-era New York and serving in the merchant
marines during World War II to nurturing a fifty-year marriage and
enjoying scores of classic Hollywood moments with the likes of Rob
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Archie & Edith, Mike & Gloria tells the
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history of television--the series that dared to take on race,
religion, politics, and sex and make us laugh at the same time.