| Season 2, episode # 11|
|"All in the Family" episode|
|Series:||All in the Family|
|Air date||December 5, 1971|
|Written by|| Teleplay by: |
Don Nicholl and Paul Harrison
Don Nicholl, Paul Harrison & Lennie Weinrib
|Directed by:||John Rich|
|Guest starring|| Mike Evans |
Neil J. Schwartz
|IMDb:||The Man in the Street|
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The Man in the Street is the 11th episode aired during the second season and the 24th overall episode of All in the Family. The Season 2 episode first aired on CBS-TV on December 4, 1971. Directed by John Rich, the story was written by Don Nicholl and Paul Harrison, the original teleplay was also written by Nicholl, Harrison, along with Lennie Weinrib. Neil J. Schwartz appears as Mr. Levy the TV Repairman, who delivers the episode's funniest line.
Note: Episode features footage of then-CBS White House Correspondent Dan Rather.
Archie is polled for a "man-on-the-street" question, and it is airing on The CBS Evening News with Walter Cronkite. Unfortunately, Archie does not have a working television set to see himself being interviewed.
Interviewed by a WCBS-TV reporter about Nixon's economic plan, Archie is thrilled to learn that his interview will appear on the evening news. Alas, the Bunkers' TV set is broken and practically every other set in the neighborhood is likewise incapacitated. After numerous frustrations, which include enlisting a repairman who refuses to work after 5pm on Fridays due to observance of the Sabbath -- yes, the repairman is Jewish -- and having to go over to Kelsey's Bar -- Archie finally gets to see himself on TV -- or does he?
Guest starring/Recurring cast
- Mike Evans as Lionel Jefferson
- Jack Griffin as Bill Hopper
- Neil J. Schwartz as Mr. Levy, the TV repairman
- Robert Hastings as Tommy Kelsey (as Bob Hastings)
- John K.M. Collins as TV Interviewer
- Billy Halop as Man in the Bar #1 (as Bill Halop)
- Billy Sands as Man in the Bar #2
- Robert Gibbons as Man in the Bar #3
Rest of cast listed alphabetically: