All in the Family: Season 5

Episodes

# Air Date Title
1 Sep 14
1974

The Bunkers and Inflation (1)

The Bunker’s breadwinner tries to avoid breaking the news that his union has called a strike.

2 Sep 21
1974

The Bunkers and Inflation (2) (aka Archie Underfoot)

Tempers flare in the Bunker household when Archie finds himself with nothing to do but sit around the house.

3 Sep 28
1974

The Bunkers and Inflation (3) (aka Edith the Job Hunter)

When strike negotiations bog down, Archie grudgingly trades places with Edith and allows her to take a job at Jefferson’s dry cleaners.

4 Oct 05
1974

The Bunkers and Inflation (4) (aka Archie's Raise)

Archie’s union settles the strike,but under terms that effectively leave him worse off than he was before the walkout.

5 Oct 12
1974

Lionel the Live-In

Lionel has a fight with his parents and moves into the Bunkers house for a night.

6 Oct 19
1974

Archie's Helping Hand

The rising tide of feminism confronts Archie on all sides when Edith joins a women’s group and Irene lands a job alongside him on the loading dock.

7 Oct 26
1974

Gloria's Shock

Gloria is shocked when Mike announces that he doesn’t plan on having children.

8 Nov 02
1974

Where's Archie? (1)

Edith holds her first Tupperware party under a cloud of worry when Archie disappears on his way to a union convention in Buffalo.

9 Nov 09
1974

Where's Archie? (2) (aka Archie is Missing)

With no word from Archie after twenty-four hours, the family faces the possibility that he might’ve run off with another woman.

10 Nov 16
1974

The Longest Kiss

Archie returns from his sorry adventure he get the sidetracked to a podiatrists’ convention in Rochester to find his friends and family celebrating his return…

11 Nov 23
1974

Archie and the Miracle

After an accident on the loading dock brings Archie within inches of his life,he suddenly becomes a devout-if somewhat hypocritical- churchgoer.

12 Nov 30
1974

George and Archie Make a Deal

George Jefferson seeks Archie’s help when he runs for local political office.

13 Dec 07
1974

Archie's Contract

Irene and the Jeffersons bail the Bunkers out after Archie buys two thousand dollars worth of aluminum siding from a fast-talking salesman.

14 Dec 14
1974

Mike's Friend

Gloria is made to feel like an intellectual outcast when she spends the evening with Mike and his graduate-school friends.

15 Dec 21
1974

The Best of All in the Family (1)

A look back at the first five seasons of all in the family with flashbacks, this episode was hosted by Henry Fonda.

16 Dec 21
1974

The Best of All in the Family (2)

Henry Fonda hosts an hour-long retrospective of high points from the show’s first four years.

17 Jan 04
1975

Prisoner in the House

A plumber’s assistant causes Archie agony when he finds out the worker is a convict on a work-release program from Sing Sing.

18 Jan 11
1975

The Jeffersons Move Up

The Bunkers bid fond farewell to the Jeffersons when their neighbors abandon Queens for the nouveau-rich life in a Manhattan high rise.[This episode was the pilot for “&#…

19 Jan 18
1975

All's Fair

Gloria gives Edith a lesson in marriage assertiveness.

20 Jan 25
1975

Amelia's Divorce

Edith is surprise to discover that her cousin Amelia’s ideal marriage is rotten to the core.

21 Feb 08
1975

Everybody Does It

Archie’s steals a box of nails from work and finds himself at the center of a household debate on morality.

22 Feb 15
1975

Archie and the Quiz

Archie feels the weight of his own mortality after a magazine quiz on life expectancy gives him another seven years- tips.

23 Feb 22
1975

Edith's Friend

Edith is reunited with her childhood sweetheart when she returns to her hometown for a wedding.

24 Mar 01
1975

No Smoking

The Bunker house is locked in a little of will after Mike vows he can go without food longer than Archie can abstain from smoking.

25 Mar 08
1975

Mike Makes His Move

After a fruitless seach fornew lodgings, Mike and Gloria agree to rent George Jefferson’s old house-even though it means living next door to Archie.

About All in the Family

All in the Family was first seen in January of 1971 and immediately changed the face of television. Not only was this the number one television series from 1971 through 1976, but it also signified an avalanche of other situation comedies that dealt with controversial subjects in realistic ways, including Chico and the Man, The Jeffersons, Maude, Good Times and Sanford and Son.
The series centered around the Bunker family who lived in a home located at 704 Houser Street in Queens, New York. Archie Bunker was the main character, and what a character he was. He was televisons most famous bigot, crass and down right rude. Yet he was loveable, with a soft side just beneath the surface. Edith Bunker was his somewhat dizzy wife whom he called “Dingbat”. Edith put up with Archie and had qualities about her that made her one of television’s most unforgetable characters. Also living in the Bunker household were Archie and Edith’s daughter, Gloria, and her husband Mike, or “Meathead”.

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