The WORST Episodes of All in the Family
Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!
Last Updated: Nov 3, 2021
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 - The Bunkers Go West
Season 9 - Episode 11 - Aired Dec 10, 1978
The Bunkers visit Mike and Gloria for the holidays.
#3 - Mike and Gloria Meet
Season 8 - Episode 12 - Aired Dec 11, 1977
The family remembers Mike's and Gloria's first date.
#4 - A Night at the PTA
Season 9 - Episode 14 - Aired Jan 7, 1979
When Edith develops laryngitis, Archie steps in to sing at Stephanie's recital.
#5 - Gloria Sings the Blues
Season 4 - Episode 22 - Aired Mar 2, 1974
Gloria is bewildered after she falls temporarily out of life with Michael, until she discovers her mother went through the same thing with Archie.
#6 - Barney the Gold Digger
Season 9 - Episode 18 - Aired Feb 4, 1979
Archie fixes up a despondent Barney Hefner with an overweight but wealthy widow.
#7 - The Family Next Door
Season 9 - Episode 23 - Aired Mar 11, 1979
Edith helps Louise Jefferson sell her old house to a black cop and his wife.
#8 - Stephanie's Conversion
Season 9 - Episode 20 - Aired Feb 18, 1979
Archie comes to terms with the fact that Stephanie is Jewish.
#9 - California, Here We Are (1)
Season 9 - Episode 12 - Aired Dec 17, 1978
While visiting California, the Bunkers learn that the Stivics are having marital problems.
#10 - Fire
Season 7 - Episode 22 - Aired Feb 19, 1977
After a minor house fire, Archie hopes to cash in from his insurance policy.
#12 - Mike's New Job
Season 8 - Episode 22 - Aired Mar 5, 1978
The Stivics prepare to move to California after Mike is offered a teaching position.
#13 - Mike and Gloria's Will
Season 7 - Episode 10 - Aired Nov 20, 1976
Mike and Gloria ponder Joey's fate should they both die.
#14 - Mike Goes Skiing
Season 7 - Episode 18 - Aired Jan 22, 1977
Mike leaves Gloria behind when he joins his friends on a weekend ski trip.
#15 - Love Comes to the Butcher
Season 8 - Episode 18 - Aired Feb 5, 1978
Archie is jealous when a lonely butcher lavishes attention on Edith.
#16 - Weekend in the Country
Season 9 - Episode 6 - Aired Oct 29, 1978
Archie and Edith spend a disastrous weekend with the Hefners.
#17 - The Bunkers and Inflation (2)
Season 5 - Episode 2 - Aired Sep 21, 1974
Tempers flare in the Bunker household when Archie finds himself with nothing to do but sit around the house.
#20 - Birth of the Baby (1)
Season 6 - Episode 14 - Aired Dec 15, 1975
It appears that Gloria may have her first baby in an Italian restaurant.
#21 - Archie Eats and Runs
Season 4 - Episode 21 - Aired Feb 16, 1974
The Bunkers are in a panic after Archie eats a stew made from mushrooms that might have been contaminated.
#22 - Where's Archie?
Season 5 - Episode 8 - Aired Nov 2, 1974
Archie goes missing on his way to a convention in Buffalo.
#24 - Archie is Missing
Season 5 - Episode 9 - Aired Nov 9, 1974
The family faces the possibility that Archie may have run off with another woman.