"Archie Learns His Lesson"
Season Three, episode # 22
# 59 overall in series (209 episodes)
Series: All In The Family
Network/Country: CBS-TV
Air date March 10, 1973
Production code
Written by Teleplay by: Michael Ross & Bernie West
Story by: John Christopher Strong III & Michael R. Stein
Directed by: John Rich and Bob LaHendro
Guest starring
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Archie Learns His Lesson was the 22nd episode of the third season and the 59th overall episode of All In The Family. The Season 3 episode first aired on CBS-TV on March 10, 1973. The story was co-directed by John Rich and Bob LaHendro. The story was written by John Christopher Strong III & Michael R. Stein.


Attending night classes to earn his high school diploma and maybe get a dispatcher's job at work, Archie swears Edith to secrecy lest Mike and Gloria discover he never finished school. Overwhelmed by his studies, he tries to cheat, but Edith ruins his crib notes by pasting them to a board for him to study. He passes anyway, but loses the job to the boss's nephew.


For reasons unknown, Archie is sneaking out of the house every night. Their curiosity aroused, Mike and Gloria decide to follow Archie and find out what he is up to. The solution to the mystery is inherent in the title of this episode, which was scripted by All in the Family story editors Michael Ross and Bernie West, from a story by John Christopher Strong III and Michael R. Stein.

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