"Archie's Fraud"
Season 3, episode # 2
# 39 overall in series (205 episodes)
"All In The Family" episode
Series: All In The Family
Network/Country: CBS-TV
Air date September 23, 1972
Production code
Written by Michael Ross and Bernie West
Directed by: Norman Campbell
Guest starring
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Archie's Fraud is the second episode of the third season and the 39th overall episode of All In The Family. The Season 2 episode first aired on CBS-TV on September 23, 1972. Directed by Norman Campbell, the story was written by Michael Ross and Bernie West.

Note: The IRS agent is played by James McEachin, who would later appear as Solomon Jackson in the episode "Archie the Liberal" in Season 7. Former "Dead End Kid" Billy Halop appears in the recurring role of Munsey the cabbie.


Archie does not believe it is important to report his income from driving Munson's taxicab, and then does not. It is not long before an IRS agent shows up to audit him. So, Archie decides to come up with a way to wriggle his way out of paying the additional taxes.


Still moonlighting as a cab driver, Archie has neglected to report his additional income to the IRS. Inevitably, the Feds come calling, whereupon Archie "handles" matters by offering the IRS agent a little under-the-counter hush money. Of course, the agent is neither impressed nor amused.

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