| Season 2, episode # 24|
|"All In The Family" episode|
|Series:||All In The Family|
|Air date||March 12, 1972|
|Written by||Rod Parker|
|Directed by:||John Rich|
|Guest starring|| Beatrice Arthur|
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(Season 3 premiere)
Maude is the 24th and final episode of the second season, and the 37th overall episode of All In The Family. It first aired on CBS-TV on March 12, 1972. Directed by John Rich, the story was written by Rod Parker.
Note: This was the pilot episode for the spinoff series Maude. In addition to Bea Arthur as Maude, the episode featured Bill Macy as Maude's husband Walter. Bill Macy co-stars as Maude's latest husband, Walter Findlay, while actress Marcia Rodd is seen as Carol, a role ultimately played in the series proper by Adrienne Barbeau.
Archie and Edith are invited to Westchester County, where Maude lived (she lived in Tuckahoe) to attend the wedding of Maude's daughter, Carol. Though Maude is able to match wits with Archie (mainly because she has twice the ammunition), she may not succeed in pulling off the wedding, which threatens to unravel at the seams long before Carol marches down the aisle with her Jewish fiance, David (Bob Dishy).