| Season 6, episode # 11|
|"All in the Family" episode|
|Series:||All in the Family|
|Air date||November 24, 1975|
|Written by:||Lou Derman|
|Directed by:||Paul Bogart|
|Guest starring:||Betty Garrett|
|IMDb:||The Little Atheist|
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The Little Atheist was the 11th episode from the sixth season of All in the Family; it was also the 119th overall series episode. Written by Lou Derman, the episode, which was directed by Paul Bogart, first aired on CBS-TV on November 24, 1975.
|"The Little Atheist"|
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Over Thanksgiving dinner, Archie argues with Mike over whether his and Gloria's baby should be baptised and raised as a Christian; Mike and Gloria feel their child should be allowed to choose his own faith when he is old enough to decide for himself.
If it's a major holiday and Archie and Mike are sitting at the table, it's sure to mean one thing: verbal fireworks. This time, the holiday is Thanksgiving and the topic is the religion of the Stivics' unborn baby. Archie wants to raise his grandchild as a Christian; Mike suggests that the child will make the decision when he or she is old enough to.