All in the Family: Season 8

Episodes

# Air Date Title
1 Oct 02
1977

Archie Gets the Business (1)

When Kelsey finally decides to sell his bar, nothing will stop Archie from getting it—even if it means forging Edith’s signature against her will.

2 Oct 02
1977

Archie Gets the Business (2)

Edith is upset when she discovers Archie has forged her signature to get the bar. But Mike will influence Mrs. Bunker to change her mind.

3 Oct 09
1977

Cousin Liz

When Cousin Liz dies, Edith and Archie learn more about her than they ever thought. When roomate of Liz, Veronica, comes out of the closet to Edith, she also admits that she wa…

4 Oct 16
1977

Edith's 50th Birthday (1)

Before Edith arrives home, Gloria and Mike teaches Archie the plan for Edith 50th birthday surprise party which will be taken at 6 o’clock at the Stivics house. Edith com…

5 Oct 16
1977

Edith's 50th Birthday (2)

When Edith tells the story to the family in tears, Gloria and Mike believe she should report to the police while Archie fears Edith will be the one going to jail. Two weeks lat…

6 Oct 23
1977

Unequal Partners

Archie must delay his weekend fishing trip with Barney when Edith announces that she has invited people from the SunShine Home to attend an elderly couple’s wedding at 70…

7 Oct 30
1977

Archie's Grand Opening

On the eve of his grand opening, Harry quits Archie’s bar when the bigot bosses Harry around. Helpless, Edith and the Stivics come on time and gladly decide to help out.…

8 Nov 06
1977

Archie's Bitter Pill (1)

Archie is depressed when his saloon has gone slow. That’s when his friend offers him some pills that cheers up. Archie takes in two when Edith and the Stivics visit Archi…

9 Nov 13
1977

Archie's Bitter Pill (2) (aka Archie's Road Back)

A despondent Archie retreats to his bedroom, until Harry offers to bail him out with a partnership offer for the bar.

10 Nov 27
1977

Archie and the KKK (1)

Archie is invited to a meeting with some pals. THey discuss about Mike’s article in the newspaper on how offending it is. The leader asks Archie if he wants to join them…

11 Dec 04
1977

Archie and the KKK (2)

Archie desives a plan to prevent the Klan from burning a cross on Mike and Glorial’s lawn.

12 Dec 11
1977

Mike and Gloria Meet

The family relive the Mike and Gloria’s blind date by their friends, where they first insulted each other and ended up having sex in the kitchen.

13 Dec 25
1977

Edith's Crisis of Faith (1)

Edith’s religious faith is shaken after her friend female impersonator Beverly LaSalle is brutally murdered by street thungs at Christmas.

14 Dec 25
1977

Edith's Crisis of Faith (2)

Mike is put in the hospital and Beverly LaSalle is murdered by a thug at Chistmas.

15 Jan 08
1978

The Commercial

Edith is chosen to appear in a tv commericial but finds herself unable to lie when she begins to doubt the quality of the sponsor’s detergent.

16 Jan 15
1978

Super Bowl Sunday

Archie’s Place is robbed on Super Bowl Sunday, the buiest day of the year.

17 Jan 22
1978

Aunt Iola's Visit

Archie refuses to let Edith’s elderly aunt move into their spare bedroom, even after she’s been turned away by every other relative.

18 Feb 05
1978

Love Comes to the Butcher

Archie is jealous when a lonely butcher lavishes attention on Edith.

19 Feb 12
1978

Two's a Crowd

Mike and Archie’s have a long talk after they find themself locked in the storeroom of Archie’s Place.

20 Feb 19
1978

Stalemates

Mike and Gloria are sure the romance has gone out of their marriage when even a weekend in the Poconous fails to reignite the spark.

21 Feb 26
1978

The Brother

Archie’s estranged brother returns, after twenty-nine years, to smooth things over before he enters the hospital for a serious operation.

22 Mar 05
1978

Mike's New Job

The stivics prpare to move to California after Mike is offered a teaching position in Santa Barbara.

23 Mar 12
1978

The Dinner Guest

Edith is crushed when Mike and Gloria make their other plans after she’s prepared a special farewell dinner in their honor.

24 Mar 19
1978

The Stivics Go West

The Bunker house is the scene of many tearful good-byes when Mike and Gloria finally leave for California.

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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