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"Edith Writes a Song"
Season Two, episode # 4
# 17 overall in series (209 episodes)
Series: All In The Family
Network/Country: CBS-TV
Air date October 9, 1971
Production code 204
Written by Lee Kalcheim
Directed by: John Rich
Guest starring
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 Edith Writes a Song was the 17th overall episode and the fourth episode of aired during the Season 2 of CBS-TV's All In The Family. Written by Lee Kalcheim, and directed by John Rich, it was first telecast on October 9, 1971.

SynopsisEdit

Edith wants to use the $30 collected in the family pot to get a song published but Archie has other plans...to buy a gun. While out at the movies they recieve a visit from a pair of robbers.

Plot SummaryEdit

Archie's insistence upon purchasing a gun to protect his household backfires when a couple of burglars named Coke and Horace break into the Bunker household. Keeping Archie at bay with his own gun, the two thieves reveal a lot about themselves -- and, in the course of the evening, genially encourage the disingenuous Edith to compose an impromptu ditty about her life.

TriviaEdit

The two cat burglars, "Horace" and "Coke", are played by Tony award-winning actor Cleavon Little and relative Hollywood newcomer Demond Wilson, who on the strength of this performance was soon cast as Lamont Sanford in the Norman Lear-produced hit NBC-TV sitcom Sanford and Son.

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