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Lee Kalcheim won a Primetime Emmy Award for his writing work for the episode "The Bunkers And The Swingers" in Season 3 of "All In The Family".
|Birthplace:||Philadelphia, Pennysylvania, U.S.|
|TV and film screenwriter|
|Series:||All In The Family|
|Episodes appeared in|
(and/or) involved with:
|wrote 5 episodes for series in Seasons 2-3|
Lee Kalcheim (June 27, 1938, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania) is an American Emmy Award-winning screenwriter. Lee has written numerous episodes for various TV shows since beginning his career as a TV screenwriter in 1965; he also wrote the Sanford and Son episode titled "The Light Housekeeper" in Season 2, which guest starred Mary Wickes. Lee wrote five episodes for All In The Family during Seasons 2 and 3 of the series, earning an Emmy for his work on the episode The Bunkers And The Swingers in Season 3.
Writing and producing careerEdit
Television show episodesEdit
Kalcheim has written numerous television shows including episodes for:
- The Paper Chase (1985)
- All in the Family (1971–72; won Emmy Award (1973)
- N.Y.P.D. (1967–69)
Among his works are:
|Film/TV episode name||First produced||First published||Notes|
|Defiled||Unknown||Unknown||When a technophobic brarian threatens to detonate the library if his card catalog is taken away, the police must negotiate with him. |
|The Alfred Hitchcock Hour: The Trap||1965||1965||Peg Beale, played by Anne Francis, can no longer bear her marriage with affluent mass toy producer, Robert Strauss as Ted Beale. Peg isn't cheerful when Ted hires a new, attractive, scholarly assistant, John Cochran (Donnelly Rhodes), seeing as John has already seen Peg with another man. It turns into a murder scheme concocted by Peg to murder Ted with John. |
|The Alfred Hitchcock Hour: The Final Performance||1965||1965|
|An Audible Sign||1968||Unknown||Description |
|Is This Trip Really Necessary?||1970||1970|
|All in the Family: Edith Writes a Song||1971||1971||The Bunkers and Stivics arrive home and are greeted by burglars who are trying to elude the authorities. The Bunkers and the bad guys end up arguing over how the family's cash reserves should be spent: give it to the crooks, use it to buy an effective alarm system, or to sell Edith's new song.|
|All in the Family: Archie and Edith Alone||1972||1972||When Mike and Gloria are gone, Archie and Edith get a chance to share quality time at home alone.|
|All in the Family: Edith, the Judge||1972||1972||At a coin-operated laundry, Archie breaks one of the machines, and the manager wants to collect damages. Edith reluctantly agrees to arbitrate the grievance lest it wind up in small claims court.|
|All in the Family: The Bunkers and the Swingers||1972||1972||Edith is on the search for new friends, and seems to have met the perfect pair through a magazine advertisement. She invites them over to meet Archie, not knowing they are into swinging, wife-swapping style!|
|Sanford and Son: The Light Housekeeper||1972||1972|| Lamont hires a housekeeper named Mary, but Fred isn't wild about her being white.
Note: Mary Wickes guest stars in this episode.
|Class of '63||1973||1973|
|Win With Wheeler||1975||1984|
|The Comedy Company||1978||1978|
|Marriage Is Alive and Well||1980||1980|
|Breakfast with Les and Bess||1983||1984|
Under the pseudonym Norman Jonas, Kalcheim co-wrote the cult favorite horror movie Let's Scare Jessica to Death (1971), which in Kalcheim's first draft was reportedly written as a satirical comedy.
- ↑ Defiled, by Samuel French, at Samuel French.com, Samuel French, Inc., accessed 29 March 2013.
- ↑ Lee Kalcheim Filmography at Fandango, accessed 29 March 2013
- ↑ Lee Kalcheim HTML at Doollee.com accesse 29 March 2013
- ↑ THEATER: 'FRIENDS' BY LEE KALCHEIM, By Frank Rich, The New York Times accessed 29 March 2013.