"Archie and Edith, Alone"
Season 2, episode # 19
# 32 overall in series (205 episodes)
"All In The Family" episode
Series: All In The Family
Network/Country: CBS-TV
Air date February 5, 1972
Production code
Written by Teleplay by:
Lee Kalcheim, Michael Ross & Bernie West
Story by: Tina & Les Pine
Directed by: John Rich
Guest starring
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Archie and Edith, Alone is the 19th episode aired during the second season and the 32nd overall episode of All In The Family. The Season 2 episode first aired on CBS-TV on February 5, 1972. Directed by John Rich, the original teleplay was co-written by Lee Kalcheim, Michael Ross and Bernie West from a story which was written by Tina and Les Pine.


Mike and Gloria take a vacation, leaving Archie and Edith by themselves and revealing the often uneasy marital relationship between Archie and Edith.

Plot summaryEdit

With Mike and Gloria away for the weekend, Archie and Edith find themselves alone together for the first time in months. They also find themselves at war, thanks to an insensitive remark for which Archie refuses to apologize. Can this be the end of the Bunker marriage, or will Edith be able to make Archie say "I'm sorry" in spite of himself?

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