| Season 5, episode # 16|
|"All in the Family" episode|
|Series:||All in the Family|
|Air date||January 4, 1975|
|Production code||517 (5x17)|
|Teleplay by:||Bud Wiser, Lou Derman & Bill Davenport|
|Story by:||Bud Wiser|
|Directed by:||H. Wesley Kenney|
|Guest starring:|| Sidney Clute|
|IMDb:||Prisoner in the House|
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Archie is dismayed to learn that the plumber who is doing work in his home has employed a furloughed prisoner from Sing-Sing.
Archie and Edith are having a problem with their plumbing so they call of friend of theirs, Mr. Strinksi, a plumber. who brings and assistant named Nick Howard. While Archie is at work, the assistant tells Edith that he is a convict on a work furlough. Edith is okay with it, but she is afraid of what Archie may think. Eventually, he finds out and spreads the news all over Kelcy's bar. The plumber decides not to finish the job and that he can't use the assistant anymore. Edith encourages him not to give up.
Cast (in credits order)
- Carroll O'Connor as Archie Bunker (credited only)
- Jean Stapleton as Edith Bunker
- Rob Reiner as Michael "Meathead" Stivic
- Sally Struthers as Gloria Bunker-Stivic
Mone appear in this episode.