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Et Tu, Archie
Season 4, episode # 18
# 79 overall in series (205 episodes)
"All in the Family" episode
Series: All in the Family
Network/Country: CBS-TV
Air date January 26, 1974
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Written by Mickey Rose & Lila Garrett
Directed by: John Rich and Bob LaHendro
Guest starring
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Et Tu, Archie is the eighteenth episode of the fourth season and the 79th overall episode of All in the Family. The Season 4 episode first aired on CBS-TV on January 26, 1974. Co-written by Mickey Rose & Lila Garrett, the episode was co-directed by John Rich and Bob LaHenrdo.

A pre-Charlie's Angels David Doyle rounds out the supporting cast as Jim Sanders.

Synopsis

Archie and his old friend, Joe Tucker, reunite after eighteen years. The two catch up on old times, but the current news for Joe is not all that good. He's unemployed and by now desperate for any kind of work. He meets with Archie's boss, Mr. Prendergast, telling him he's willing to take any job offer available. Archie, fearing for his own job, tries to sandbag his friend, but all turns out well.

Summary

Archie tries to help out his unemployed friend, Joe Tucker (Vic Tayback), who used to hold Archie's job at the loading dock. Things get dicey when it looks as though Joe is going to get his old job back -- and where does that leave Archie?