The Best Episodes of All in the Family
Last Updated: Mar 15, 2019
Legendary and controversial series focused on conservative working stiff Archie Bunker fighting the tide of social change and dealing with flighty wife Edith, daughter Gloria and left-leaning son-in-law Michael Stivic.
#1 - Edith's 50th Birthday (Part 2)
Season 8 - Episode 5
Edith must deal with her sexual assault and identify the perpetrator.
#3 - The Best of All in the Family (Part 2)
Season 5 - Episode 16
A look back at the show's best moments, hosted by Henry Fonda.
#7 - The Stivics Go West
Season 8 - Episode 24
Mike and Gloria leave for California.
#8 - Archie and Edith, Alone
Season 2 - Episode 19
The Bunkers are alone for eight days while Mike and Gloria visit a commune.
#9 - Lionel Steps Out
Season 3 - Episode 5
Archie is aghast to find out that his visiting niece plans to go out dancing with Lionel Jefferson.
#10 - Edith's Problem
Season 2 - Episode 15
Edith is suddenly moody and irritable with the approach of menopause.
#11 - Christmas Day at the Bunkers'
Season 2 - Episode 13
Archie complains that he was passed over for a Christmas bonus.
#13 - The Return of Stephanie's Father
Season 9 - Episode 24
Stephanie's deadbeat father threatens to reclaim her unless the Bunkers pay him $1,000.
#14 - Return of the Waitress
Season 9 - Episode 9
Harry unwittingly hires the woman who had nearly led Archie astray.
#16 - Archie's Weighty Problem
Season 6 - Episode 20
Energetic Justin Quigley inspires Archie to stick with the strict diet his doctor has recommended.
#19 - Mike's Graduation
Season 4 - Episode 24
Archie's spirit soars on Mike's graduation day, until he discovers that his meat-head son-in-law has accepted a fellowship and won't be moving out for another year.
#22 - Archie and the Quiz
Season 5 - Episode 22
Archie is troubled when a magazine quiz on life expectancy only has him living seven more years.
#23 - Beverly Rides Again
Season 7 - Episode 8
Archie fixes up a drinking buddy with a female impersonator.
#25 - Archie Finds a Friend
Season 6 - Episode 18
Archie has ulterior motives when he befriends a Jewish watchmaker, who has a sure-fire invention that the world has been waiting for.