The BEST episodes of All in the Family season 7

Every episode of All in the Family season 7, ranked from best to worst by thousands of votes from fans of the show. The best episodes of All in the Family season 7!

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.

Last Updated: 6/6/2024Network: CBSStatus: Ended
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Beverly Rides Again
star
7.97
34 votes

#1 - Beverly Rides Again

Season 7 - Episode 8 - Aired 11/6/1976

Archie fixes up a drinking buddy with a female impersonator.

Directors: Paul Bogart
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Archie's Operation (1)
star
7.85
33 votes

#2 - Archie's Operation (1)

Season 7 - Episode 6 - Aired 10/27/1976

Hospitalized Archie must accept a blood transfusion from a black doctor.

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The Unemployment Story (2)
star
7.84
25 votes

#3 - The Unemployment Story (2)

Season 7 - Episode 5 - Aired 10/13/1976

A college grad threatens to commit suicide after he loses a job to Archie.

Directors: Paul Bogart
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Mike the Pacifist
star
7.83
24 votes

#4 - Mike the Pacifist

Season 7 - Episode 21 - Aired 2/12/1977

Stranded in a subway train, pacifist Mike punches a man who had pushed Gloria.

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Archie's Chair
star
7.83
24 votes

#5 - Archie's Chair

Season 7 - Episode 17 - Aired 1/15/1977

Mike accidentally breaks Archie's chair.

Directors: Paul Bogart
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Teresa Moves In
star
7.78
23 votes

#6 - Teresa Moves In

Season 7 - Episode 9 - Aired 11/13/1976

The Bunkers take in a boarder to help revive their battered budget.

Directors: Paul Bogart
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The Unemployment Story (1)
star
7.73
26 votes

#7 - The Unemployment Story (1)

Season 7 - Episode 4 - Aired 10/6/1976

Archie's loses his job on the loading dock.

Directors: Paul Bogart
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Stretch Cunningham, Goodbye
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7.71
28 votes

#8 - Stretch Cunningham, Goodbye

Season 7 - Episode 19 - Aired 1/29/1977

Archie delivers Stretch Cunningham's eulogy, unaware that his departed friend was Jewish.

Directors: Paul Bogart
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Archie the Liberal
star
7.62
21 votes

#9 - Archie the Liberal

Season 7 - Episode 24 - Aired 3/5/1977

Archie proposes admitting a black Jew to the lodge.

Directors: Paul Bogart
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The Joys of Sex
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7.62
26 votes

#10 - The Joys of Sex

Season 7 - Episode 20 - Aired 2/5/1977

Gloria and Mike try to get Edith and Archie open up about sex.

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The Draft Dodger
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7.58
26 votes

#11 - The Draft Dodger

Season 7 - Episode 15 - Aired 12/25/1976

Archie spars with Mike's draft-dodger friend at Christmas dinner.

Directors: Paul Bogart
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Archie's Operation (2)
star
7.57
28 votes

#12 - Archie's Operation (2)

Season 7 - Episode 7 - Aired 10/27/1976

Archie recuperates in time to return to work with a raise and a promotion.

Directors: Paul Bogart
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Archie's Dog Day Afternoon
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7.52
25 votes

#13 - Archie's Dog Day Afternoon

Season 7 - Episode 25 - Aired 3/12/1977

Archie accidentally runs over Barney's dog with his cab.

Archie's Brief Encounter (1)
star
7.51
41 votes

#14 - Archie's Brief Encounter (1)

Season 7 - Episode 1 - Aired 9/22/1976

Edith leaves Archie when she suspects him of infidelity.

Directors: Paul Bogart
Archie's Brief Encounter (2)
star
7.50
28 votes

#15 - Archie's Brief Encounter (2)

Season 7 - Episode 2 - Aired 9/22/1976

Directors: Paul Bogart
The Boarder Patrol
star
7.50
22 votes

#16 - The Boarder Patrol

Season 7 - Episode 16 - Aired 1/8/1977

Returning home unexpectedly, Archie and Edith surprise a scantily clad Teresa and her boyfriend.

Directors: Paul Bogart
Mr. Edith Bunker
star
7.48
23 votes

#17 - Mr. Edith Bunker

Season 7 - Episode 11 - Aired 11/27/1976

After Edith saves a man's life, Archie is jealous of her heroine status.

Directors: Paul Bogart
The Baby Contest
star
7.48
21 votes

#18 - The Baby Contest

Season 7 - Episode 13 - Aired 12/11/1976

Archie enters Joey in a contest against the wishes of Mike and Gloria.

Gloria's False Alarm
star
7.45
20 votes

#19 - Gloria's False Alarm

Season 7 - Episode 14 - Aired 12/18/1976

Gloria insists that Mike get a vasectomy.

Archie's Secret Passion
star
7.35
20 votes

#20 - Archie's Secret Passion

Season 7 - Episode 12 - Aired 12/4/1976

Edith discovers Archie once had a brief encounter with an old high school friend.

Directors: Paul Bogart
Archie's Brief Encounter (3)
star
7.20
30 votes

#21 - Archie's Brief Encounter (3)

Season 7 - Episode 3 - Aired 9/29/1976

Directors: Paul Bogart
Mike and Gloria Split
star
7.18
22 votes

#22 - Mike and Gloria Split

Season 7 - Episode 23 - Aired 2/26/1977

The Stivics spar and separate before Mike comes to his senses and returns home.

Mike and Gloria's Will
star
7.12
24 votes

#23 - Mike and Gloria's Will

Season 7 - Episode 10 - Aired 11/20/1976

Mike and Gloria ponder Joey's fate should they both die.

Mike Goes Skiing
star
6.95
21 votes

#24 - Mike Goes Skiing

Season 7 - Episode 18 - Aired 1/22/1977

Mike leaves Gloria behind when he joins his friends on a weekend ski trip.

Directors: Paul Bogart
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Fire
star
6.91
22 votes

#25 - Fire

Season 7 - Episode 22 - Aired 2/19/1977

After a minor house fire, Archie hopes to cash in from his insurance policy.

Writer: Erik Tarloff