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  All In The Family : Archie Bunker : tvland.com
Archie is befuddled and annoyed by anyone and everything that doesn't share his narrow view of the world.
Archie's problems mostly stem from the changing values around him, and he consequently spends as much time with his foot in his mouth as one of his beloved cigars.
Archie makes his living on the docks as a foreman, and drives a cab on the side for extra money.
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 Archie Bunker's Place - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Archie Bunker's Place was a CBS sitcom that had previously been known as All in the Family.
Archie Bunker's Place, like All in the Family before it, was set in the borough of Queens in New York City.
Archie later learns they are illegal immigrants after they refuse to give a statement to police after having witnessed a mugging.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Archie_Bunker's_Place   (1547 words)

  
 tvdvdreviews.com -- Archie Bunker's Place: The Complete First Season DVD Review
Archie tries to talk him out of it, but with no luck, so Archie will now once again be forced to work in close quarters with his polar opposite.
Archie is shocked to learn that Mike has lost his teaching position after being arrested for protesting the government's plans to build a nuclear power plant on a nude beach.
Archie Bunker's Place: The Complete First Season may not be the worst sitcom ever produced, but it lacks the bite and wit of All in the Family, the series that spawned it.
www.tvdvdreviews.com /bunker1.html   (1552 words)

  
 Archie Bunker Lives
Archie Bunker is the embodiment of America's love affair with racism and penchant for toning down its affects.
Archie was supposed to be a caricature for eight seasons during its CBS network run--and possibly forever in syndication.
Archie Bunker was a harbinger of later cries of reverse discrimination from white males, who control the majority of America's political, economic and media power.
www.nbufront.org /html/X-PressYourself/ArchieBunkerLives.html   (613 words)

  
 All in the Family
Family patriarch and breadwinner Archie Bunker (Carroll O'Connor) was a bigoted loading dock worker disturbed by the changes occurring in the American society he once knew.
As surely as Archie could be counted upon to be politically conservative and socially misguided, Mike was equally liberal and sensitive to the concerns of minorities and the oppressed, and, because both characters were extremely vocal in their viewpoints, heated conflict between the two was assured.
Archie's frequent diatribes laced with degrading racial and ethnic epithets, Mike and Gloria's obviously active sex life, the sounds of Archie's belching and of flushing toilets--all broke with sitcom convention.
www.museum.tv /archives/etv/A/htmlA/allinthefa/allinthefa.htm   (1349 words)

  
 Archie Bunker's Place - Nostalgia Central   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
In order for the writers to introduce new female interest for Archie if they so wished, it was decided that her part would be 'killed off'.
The stunning opening episode of the 1980-81 US season of Archie Bunker's Place duly revealed that, a month before, Edith had died of a stroke, in her sleep, and viewers witnessed Archie, solaced by Stephanie, grieving for his dead wife.
Archie also had to put up with Veronica, an Irish chef whose wit had more bite than her food, and José, a Puerto Rican boy assistant; but at least his old friend Barney Hefner (played by Allan Melvin, Corporal Henshaw in The Phil Silvers Show) remained one of his most loyal customers.
www.nostalgiacentral.com /tv/comedy/archiebunkers.htm   (328 words)

  
 BBC - Comedy Guide - Archie Bunker's Place   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
Also, Archie and Edith were still the guardians of their abandoned niece, Stephanie Mills, as they had been in the final season of All In The Family, and they still lived in the same house (704 Hauser Street in the Queens district of New York).
Archie Bunker's Place is turned into a bar-cum-short-order-restaurant, and Archie has a new partner, Murray Klein.
Archie was now taking care of a second pretty young girl, too: another niece (his brother's daughter), Billie Bunker, who got a job as a waitress at the bar/restaurant.
www.bbc.co.uk /comedy/guide/articles/a/archiebunkerspla_1299000127.shtml   (478 words)

  
 Television on NRO
People saw in Archie Bunker someone who shared their own confusion at the way the world was changing, and who refused to change his beliefs simply because it seemed to be in fashion to now think something else.
Archie wasn't bad, he was just wrong — but people latched on primarily as fans of his character instead of as judges of his ignorance.
Archie Bunker demonstrated a victory of the fundamentally conservative idea that character is more important than ideology.
www.nationalreview.com /weekend/television/television-long062301.shtml   (736 words)

  
 704 Hauser St, Norman Lear creates 704 Hauser St, Archie Bunker
But the similarities between Lear's old Archie Bunker show and his latest sitcom, 704 Hauser (CBS, Mondays, 8:30-9 p.m.), are kinda tough to ignore.
For Lear, 71, moving a fl family into Archie's old abode is more than a gimmicky stroll down memory lane-it's a return to the territory that turned him into a TV legend.
Archie and Mike were fools-wonderful and delicious, but fools.
www.archiebunkersplace.com /19940415.shtml   (891 words)

  
 The Door: Archie Bunker Dies   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
Though O'Connor had a long career in show business that included scores of stage and film roles, he was indelibly linked to Bunker and All in the Family, which was hailed for its groundbreaking social satire — the likes of which had never before been seen on American television.
Bunker's foils on the show were his liberal, intellectual son-in-law, portrayed by Rob Reiner — whom the irascible dock foreman referred to as "Meathead" — and the fl family next door, the Jeffersons, who later had a hit television series of their own.
That portrayal showed Bunker as a loser trapped in his own prejudices and was praised for ultimately advancing race relations.
www.thedoor.ws /archives/archie.shtm   (555 words)

  
 Worldandnation: Goodbye Archie Bunker
The actor also managed to give Archie a vulnerability that allowed him to be seen as a beleaguered soul, bound by his unthinking prejudices and buffeted by the changes sweeping Vietnam War-era America.
O'Connor moved from All in the Family (1971-79) to Archie Bunker's Place (1979-83), which was based in a bar owned by Archie rather than in the Bunker household.
He followed Archie's Place with a return to New York theater, then came back to TV series in 1988 with In the Heat of the Night.
www.sptimes.com /News/062201/Worldandnation/Goodbye_Archie_Bunker.shtml   (858 words)

  
 Archie Bunker - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Archibald "Archie" Bunker was a fictional character in the long-running and top-rated American television sitcom All in the Family and its spin-off Archie Bunker's Place.
The only clue to Archie Bunker's father's occupation is the railroad watch, belonging to their father, that Archie's brother Fred gives to Archie.
Archie and Edith Bunker's living-room chairs are featured in an exhibit at the National Museum of American History.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Archie_Bunker   (616 words)

  
 Let Dubya Live Like Archie Bunker for a While, by Whyzayker - Democratic Underground
Archie Bunker was a classic 70's version of blue collar Republicanism.
Granted, more happened to the Bunker household in a year then happens to most people in a lifetime and those characters couldn't help but grow.
Maybe after spending a few years living the life of Archie Bunker, they too might realize how wrong they are and grow up.
www.democraticunderground.com /articles/01/07/05_archie.html   (690 words)

  
 All In The Family : tvland.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
Bigoted, opinionated and uneducated, Archie makes no bones about his racial and political views, which are borne out of every negative stereotype imaginable.
Also residing in the Bunker house are Archie's daughter Gloria and her college student/husband Michael.
Just as Archie has Edith, George has Louise, who keeps him in line with her quick wit and reasonable point of view.
www.tvland.com /shows/aitf   (344 words)

  
 Archie Bunker's Place Homepage - Q&A
Fred Rubin with his writing partner Alan Rosen wrote and produced for Archie Bunker’s Place from the beginning of it’s second season in 1980 until it’s cancellation in 1983.
We didn't have the actress to work with so we had to craft a story that didn't involve her, but really about Archie and Stephanie which is pretty much what we did.
It added to the history of Archie but it was never as dynamic as the series it came from.
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 USATODAY.com - From the mouth of Archie Bunker   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
Archie Bunker: "Would it make you feel any better if dey was pushed out of windows?"
Archie Bunker: "When your mother-in-law and me was goin' around together, it was two years — we never — I never — I mean absolutely nothin', not 'til the wedding night."
Archie Bunker: "Now, no prejudice intended, but I always check with the Bible on these here things.
www.usatoday.com /life/2001-06-22-bunkerisms.htm   (278 words)

  
 "All in the Family" (1971)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
Archie is not your typical sitcom character, he comes across more as a real person, exactly what he is supposed to be.
The two best George Jefferson episodes were when George wanted Archie to sign a re-zoning petition to further expand George's dry-cleaning business and the other one was when we met Lionel's fiancée who was part white and this drove Archie and George crazy.
Then there was Barney Heffner, one of Archie's best friends, my personal favorite of his buddies but a bit of a late arrival.
us.imdb.com /title/tt0066626   (1130 words)

  
 Archie Bunker's Place Homepage
On September 23rd 1979 "All in the Family" became "Archie Bunker's Place" and went on to run another four seasons.
"Archie Bunker's Place" in my opinion is better then most sitcoms on the air today.
What I Think has hurt "Archie Bunker's Place" most in the memories of American TV viewers and cable TV programmers at networks such as TV Land, is having to live in the overwhelming shadow of "All in the Family".
archiebunkersplace.netfirms.com   (258 words)

  
 Archie Bunker's Place 'Archie Alone' Episode
Archie and Stephanie are in the kitchen now and she is about to prepare his breakfast.
Archie tells her that she shouldn't make breakfast for anyone until she grows up and is married.
Archie picks up the phone and finds out that Stephanie's school is calling because she hasn't been in class all week.
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 Amazon.ca: Archie Bunker's Place: The Complete First Season: DVD: Heidi Hagman,Bob Okazaki,Jessica Nelson,Bob ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
Jean Stapleton, reprising her role as Archie's wife, Edith, occasionally appeared in the new show for continuity's sake, but was gone by the second season.
The "place" in the series title is not, in fact, Archie's house but rather the saloon he bought into with barkeep Harry Snowden (Jason Wingreen), a development that also happened toward the conclusion of the previous series.
Archie and Murray's initially rocky relationship becomes more stable over time, and the two even develop a bond of trust and shared insight.
www.amazon.ca /Archie-Bunkers-Place-Complete-Season/dp/B000CCBCCG   (789 words)

  
 Archie Bunker's Place (a Titles and Air Dates Guide)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
Jean Stapleton as Edith Bunker [ 1 ]
2-23 223 18 Oct 81 Norma Rae Bunker 48.
3-18 318 7 Mar 82 Of Mice and Bunker 67.
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 Archie Bunker
Central to the show was the running feud between reactionary Archie and his liberal son-in-law nicknamed Meathead, played by Rob Reiner.
In modern political parlance it was moral relativism that I was confronting, and I've come to believe that this was the lesson which Archie Bunker taught my generation.
Archie was written to skillfully combine moral absolutism with buffoonery, racism and political conservatism so that viewers would learn to accept them as a package deal.
www.strike-the-root.com /columns/Bottoms/bottoms4.html   (813 words)

  
 Amazon.com: Archie Bunker's Place - The Complete First Season: DVD: Heidi Hagman,Bob Okazaki,Jessica Nelson,Bob ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
Archie Bunker's Place followed Norman Lear's long-running hit sitcom All in the Family with a largely new cast of characters surrounding Carroll O'Connor's beloved bigot from Queens, Archie Bunker.
Archie Bunker's Place is not All in the Family, but very few sitcoms are.
I love Archie Bunker,I have seansons 1-4 of All in the Family, I also have season 1 of Archie Bunker's place.I plan on getting all of both of these shows,I am 24 years old and I love this show.
www.amazon.com /Archie-Bunkers-Place-Complete-Season/dp/B000CCBCCG   (1614 words)

  
 "All in the Family" (1971)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
Archie Bunker was your typical working class guy, something rare in television up until that point and definitely since that point.
Nick at Nite said Archie was the original King of Queens, that is absolutely true, no question.
Archie was great, and there will never be a show on TV quite like this one.
www.imdb.com /title/tt0066626   (1130 words)

  
 Robert Brown: Archie Bunker's Place
Pretending to be an old high school classmate of Archie's, Phil Weber tells Archie that he is being honored as Man of the Year.
After leaving Archie's Bar, the con comes to the attention of the viewing audience when Phil Weber uses a phone booth to take an incoming call confirming Archie's award.
Man of the Year Archie is none the wiser and has a wonderful time as guest of honor.
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 Archie Bunker's Place - Pazsaz Entertainment Network   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
Archie Bunker's Place premiered on CBS in September 1979.
Archie Bunker's Place was a spinoff of All In The Family, based more on the events at Archie's bar & grill than his house.
Archie's wife, Edith, passed away at the beginning of the show's second season.
www.pazsaz.com /bunker.html   (134 words)

  
 Columns: The Archie Bunker Paradigm
During one of his finest moments of ethnic tolerance, Archie Bunker, the All in the Family paterfamilias, pointed out that while his loading dock co-workers, Black Elmo, the lone African-American, and Little Emanuel, the gimpy Puerto Rican, were Americans, only Stretch Cunningham, a fellow WASP, was "your real American."
Well, like it or not, Archie Bunker's ethnic sensibilities are still with us, and they are alive and well.
The smartest Democrats know, too, that only someone living the illusion of a "colorblind" America would ignore the wisdom of Archie Bunker: In the real world, Black Elmo and Little Emanuel are not the equal of Stretch Cunningham.
www.sptimes.com /2004/02/01/Columns/The_Archie_Bunker_Par.shtml   (886 words)

  
 Archie Bunker's Place TV Show - Archie Bunker's Place Television Show - TV.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
Archie Bunker's Place premiered in 1979 as a continuation of the very popular CBS series All in the Family.
When the new series began, the focus of the series shifted from Archie and Edith's home life to Archie's bar, Archie's Place, which was now being expanded into a short-order restaurant.
Archie should have stopped while he was at the top of the game.
www.tv.com /archie-bunker-s-place/show/728/summary.html   (602 words)

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