The BEST episodes directed by John Rich

The Bunkers and the Swingers
star
9.01
76 votes

#1 - The Bunkers and the Swingers

All in the Family - Season 3 - Episode 7

Edith unwillingly invites a pair of wife-swapping swingers to dinner when she responds to a newspaper ad for pen pals.

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The Curious Thing About Women
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8.99
74 votes

#2 - The Curious Thing About Women

The Dick Van Dyke Show - Season 1 - Episode 16

Rob uses Laura's habit of opening his mail as the basis for a sketch on The Alan Brady Show.

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Where Did I Come From?
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8.68
72 votes

#3 - Where Did I Come From?

The Dick Van Dyke Show - Season 1 - Episode 15

Ritchie asks the age old question Where Do I Come From? Rob and Laura tell the story.

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That's My Boy?
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8.62
70 votes

#4 - That's My Boy?

The Dick Van Dyke Show - Season 3 - Episode 1

All about about the day Richie came home from the hospital. With so much stuff to take home, and so many mix ups with the items of the Peters (a couple in another hospital room), Rob begins to wonder what else could have gotten mixed up.

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Easy Kid Stuff
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8.50
2 votes

#5 - Easy Kid Stuff

Benson - Season 2 - Episode 17

Benson struggles with the challenge of being a substitute father for a needy boy.

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First Lady
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8.33
3 votes

#6 - First Lady

Benson - Season 2 - Episode 5

Katie believes her father is going to remarry without having told her first.

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My Sister's Keeper
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8.33
3 votes

#7 - My Sister's Keeper

That Girl - Season 3 - Episode 19

Ann gets a job in another soda commercial, but she has to have her singing voice dubbed by someone else. Her voice double, Rose Cassinetti, helps Ann out and Ann tries to do something good for her. She doesn't know that Rose is a nun.

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Lionel's Engagement
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8.31
65 votes

#8 - Lionel's Engagement

All in the Family - Season 4 - Episode 20

The family attends Lionel's engagement party, where his parents discover that one of his fiancé's parents is white.

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No Sad Songs
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8.25
4 votes

#9 - No Sad Songs

Benson - Season 2 - Episode 15

Benson grieves the loss of his mother.

Archie Is Branded
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8.22
80 votes

#10 - Archie Is Branded

All in the Family - Season 3 - Episode 20

Archie wakes up to find a swastika painted on his front door.

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Flashback: Mike and Gloria's Wedding (1)
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8.21
79 votes

#11 - Flashback: Mike and Gloria's Wedding (1)

All in the Family - Season 3 - Episode 9

On the Stivics' second anniversary, the family recalls the comedy of errors that transpired on the wedding day.

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Sammy's Visit
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8.19
70 votes

#12 - Sammy's Visit

All in the Family - Season 2 - Episode 21

Sammy Davis Jr. visits the Bunkers and plants a kiss on Archie's cheek.

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Archie Sees a Mugging
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8.17
56 votes

#13 - Archie Sees a Mugging

All in the Family - Season 2 - Episode 18

Archie refuses to get involed with the police, even though he's the only witness to a neighborhood mugging.

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Black Jesus
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8.13
158 votes

#14 - Black Jesus

Good Times - Season 1 - Episode 2

J.J.'s painting of a black Jesus coincides with good fortune coming to each family member.

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Archie and the Computer
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8.13
78 votes

#15 - Archie and the Computer

All in the Family - Season 4 - Episode 7

A computer informs Archie that he's been declared dead.

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Edith's Conversion
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8.12
72 votes

#16 - Edith's Conversion

All in the Family - Season 4 - Episode 9

Archie thinks Irene Lorenzo is trying to convert Edith to Catholicism.

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Everybody Tells the Truth
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8.10
77 votes

#17 - Everybody Tells the Truth

All in the Family - Season 3 - Episode 21

The family recounts vastly different versions of the same encounter with a pair of handymen in the kitchen.

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What's in a Middle Name?
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8.09
65 votes

#18 - What's in a Middle Name?

The Dick Van Dyke Show - Season 2 - Episode 7

Rob and Laura must explain to Richie why his middle name is Rosebud.

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Archie Feels Left Out
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8.08
59 votes

#19 - Archie Feels Left Out

All in the Family - Season 4 - Episode 17

Archie refuses to attend his own birthday party.

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Lionel Moves Into the Neighborhood
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8.07
158 votes

#20 - Lionel Moves Into the Neighborhood

All in the Family - Season 1 - Episode 8

Archie and several neighbors learn that a black family is moving into the neighborhood, unaware that it is the Jeffersons. Lionel finds out about the effort to purchase the Jeffersons' new house and gets Archie to reveal his plans.

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Mike's Hippie Friends Come to Visit
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8.07
146 votes

#21 - Mike's Hippie Friends Come to Visit

All in the Family - Season 1 - Episode 7

Mike invites an unmarried hippie couple to spend the night in the living room, despite Archie's strenuous objections.

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Hard Luck Henry
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8.07
15 votes

#22 - Hard Luck Henry

Gunsmoke - Season 13 - Episode 7

A comedic episode. Festus tries to get a box full of gold coins away from his relatives and back to Dodge, the Dooleys who are feuding with the Haggens are also trying to get their hands on the box.

The Mill
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8.06
14 votes

#23 - The Mill

Bonanza - Season 2 - Episode 4

The Cartwrights construct a grist mill to provide income for a crippled rancher who blames Ben for his predicament. Ben has to contend with the man's depraved caretaker, and finds himself attracted to his wife. "Sons can't be everything," Ben tells her.

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We're Having a Heat Wave
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8.05
95 votes

#24 - We're Having a Heat Wave

All in the Family - Season 4 - Episode 1

Henry Jefferson joins Archie in trying to prevent a Hispanic family from moving into the neighborhood.

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A Clubhouse is Not a Home
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8.05
60 votes

#25 - A Clubhouse is Not a Home

The Brady Bunch - Season 1 - Episode 6

With more and more of the girls belongings being moved over from storage, the boys become fed up and take to their 'No Girls Allowed' clubhouse in the backyard which sparks the first of many battles between the sexes. This leads the girls to try to build their own clubhouse.

Katchoo
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8.04
62 votes

#26 - Katchoo

The Brady Bunch - Season 1 - Episode 5

Jan comes down with a mysterious allergy and Carol and Alice try to determine just what is causing it. They deduce that the cause is Tiger, the family dog. Or is it?

We're Still Having a Heat Wave
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8.00
74 votes

#27 - We're Still Having a Heat Wave

All in the Family - Season 4 - Episode 2

As the Lorenzos settle in, Archie grows jealous of Edith's friendship with Irene.

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The Party's Over
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8.00
1 votes

#28 - The Party's Over

Benson - Season 3 - Episode 20

The governor learns his party won't support his renomination.

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Mission Improbable (2)
star
8.00
3 votes

#29 - Mission Improbable (2)

That Girl - Season 4 - Episode 2

Unaware that her cover has been blown, Ann is tricked into photographing reject designs.

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Black Tuesday
star
8.00
2 votes

#30 - Black Tuesday

Benson - Season 3 - Episode 22

The governor's reelection campaign appears to have ended in failure.

One Angry Man
star
8.00
71 votes

#31 - One Angry Man

The Dick Van Dyke Show - Season 1 - Episode 24

Rob gets called for jury duty and finds himself doubting the attractive defendant's guilt.

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Car for Sale
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7.98
47 votes

#32 - Car for Sale

Gomer Pyle, U.S.M.C. - Season 5 - Episode 1

Hacker plans to get even when Carter sells his car to Gomer instead of to him.

Dear Libby
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7.96
106 votes

#33 - Dear Libby

The Brady Bunch - Season 1 - Episode 2

An article in an advice column, Dear Libby, draws Marcia's attention. In the article, an anonymous person is in the same situation as Mike and Carol is in and this particular person is unhappy. This leads Marcia to draw the conclusion that Mike or Carol wrote the letter. She later shows the article to the other kids and they devise a plot to keep their newly formed family together.

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Alice Doesn't Live Here Anymore
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7.96
67 votes

#34 - Alice Doesn't Live Here Anymore

The Brady Bunch - Season 1 - Episode 4

No longer feeling needed around the Brady household, Alice makes up a story about an ailing aunt in Seattle in order to leave. Later the family finds out the truth and put "Operation Alice" in effect in an attempt to make her stay.

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Archie and the FBI
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7.95
59 votes

#35 - Archie and the FBI

All in the Family - Season 2 - Episode 16

Archie's paranoia during a mysterious government investigation drives him to betray a long-standing friendship.

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Eenie, Meenie, Mommy, Daddy
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7.93
82 votes

#36 - Eenie, Meenie, Mommy, Daddy

The Brady Bunch - Season 1 - Episode 3

Cindy has been cast as the fairy princess in the school play. She's excited that her mom and new dad will be able to see her in the production until she learns she can only invite one parent. Torn between who she should choose, Cindy fakes an injury to get out of being in the play.

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Cousin Maude's Visit
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7.91
79 votes

#37 - Cousin Maude's Visit

All in the Family - Season 2 - Episode 12

Everyone in the family is sick, so Edith calls Cousin Maude to help out.

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Edith the Judge
star
7.91
53 votes

#38 - Edith the Judge

All in the Family - Season 2 - Episode 22

Edith arbitrates a dispute between Archie and the irate proprietor of a laundromat.

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Judging Books by Covers
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7.88
170 votes

#39 - Judging Books by Covers

All in the Family - Season 1 - Episode 5

Archie thinks Mike's friend is gay, but learns his ex-football player buddy is homosexual.

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Archie Gives Blood
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7.87
179 votes

#40 - Archie Gives Blood

All in the Family - Season 1 - Episode 4

Archie hesitates to donate blood, fearing it may be mixed with that of a different race.

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Mike's Mysterious Son
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7.84
50 votes

#41 - Mike's Mysterious Son

All in the Family - Season 2 - Episode 17

Mike's old girlfriend claims he is the father of her young son.

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Come Blow Your Top
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7.84
18 votes

#42 - Come Blow Your Top

Gomer Pyle, U.S.M.C. - Season 5 - Episode 9

Sgt. Hacker bets Carter that he can't go 24 hours without losing his temper, and then enlists Gomer's aid to win his bet.

Deadman's Law
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7.84
50 votes

#43 - Deadman's Law

Gunsmoke - Season 13 - Episode 17

While Matt is out of town tracking outlaws, the cattleman's co-op takes over the town putting their own man in charge of the law.

Flashback: Mike and Gloria's Wedding (2)
star
7.84
79 votes

#44 - Flashback: Mike and Gloria's Wedding (2)

All in the Family - Season 3 - Episode 10

Continuation of the flashback to the Stivics' wedding, when Michael's uncle insists that the marriage be performed by a Catholic priest.

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The Elevator Story
star
7.84
60 votes

#45 - The Elevator Story

All in the Family - Season 2 - Episode 14

Archie is stuck in an elevator with a pregant Puerto Rican and her husband, an aging hippie and a black businessman.

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Edith's Accident
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7.81
85 votes

#46 - Edith's Accident

All in the Family - Season 2 - Episode 7

A priest visits to reward Edith's honesty for leaving a note on his car after she accidentally dents it with a can of peaches.

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The Prize Boat
star
7.81
15 votes

#47 - The Prize Boat

Gomer Pyle, U.S.M.C. - Season 4 - Episode 12

Gomer wins a boat in a jingle contest, but it's Carter navigating iinto taxes, license fees, and other expenses.

Archie is Cursed
star
7.80
64 votes

#48 - Archie is Cursed

All in the Family - Season 4 - Episode 14

Irene challenges Archie to a pool match, but he begs off, complaining of a sore back.

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Oh Say Can You See
star
7.78
86 votes

#49 - Oh Say Can You See

All in the Family - Season 3 - Episode 16

After a visit from a friend who has a young and beautiful companion, Archie realizes how lucky he is to have Edith.

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The Big Con
star
7.77
61 votes

#50 - The Big Con

Gunsmoke - Season 3 - Episode 34

Mr Shaneways wants Mr Papp at the bank to loan him $20,000 for a poker bet. Doc gets kidnapped.

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