Archie Bunker's Place

The BEST episodes of Archie Bunker's Place

Every episode of Archie Bunker's Place ever, ranked from best to worst by thousands of votes from fans of the show. The best episodes of Archie Bunker's Place!

Continuation of the legendary "All in the Family", in which Archie Bunker purchases and runs the local bar.

Last Updated: 7/21/2022Network: CBS
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Thanksgiving Reunion (2)
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8.83
6 votes

#1 - Thanksgiving Reunion (2)

Season 1 - Episode 11 - Aired 11/18/1979

Mike, Gloria and little Joey come home to spend Thanksgiving with the Bunkers.

Directors: Paul Bogart
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Return of Sammy
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8.36
11 votes

#2 - Return of Sammy

Season 1 - Episode 19 - Aired 2/3/1980

Archie's ""old friend"" Sammy Davis Jr. is in town appearing on a talk show. Archie calls him up and invites him to the bar.

Directors: Dick Martin
Three's a Crowd
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8.33
3 votes

#3 - Three's a Crowd

Season 3 - Episode 6 - Aired 11/8/1981

When Archie goes to dinner with Barney and his date, she has eyes for Archie instead. Archie feels the same way, but is hesitant so soon after losing Edith.

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A Small Mafia Favor
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8.14
7 votes

#4 - A Small Mafia Favor

Season 1 - Episode 24 - Aired 3/23/1980

An old friend of Murray's comes to visit, but he's also a crime kingpin. When Murray unknowingly signals the death of a rival mob boss, Archie fears retalitation.

Hiring the Housekeeper
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8.11
9 votes

#5 - Hiring the Housekeeper

Season 2 - Episode 4 - Aired 11/16/1980

Archie searches for a housekeeper to look after Stephanie.

Murray and the Liquor Board
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7.91
11 votes

#6 - Murray and the Liquor Board

Season 1 - Episode 9 - Aired 11/11/1979

In a protest march against Napom, Murray punched a cop. Although it has been pardoned, his ""criminal record"" may cost the bar its liquor license.

Directors: Dick Martin
Archie Fixes Up Fred
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7.89
9 votes

#7 - Archie Fixes Up Fred

Season 1 - Episode 20 - Aired 2/10/1980

Customers have been complaining about Veronica's nephew, Fred, the gay waiter. So Archie decides that he can convert him by setting him up on a date with a pretty girl.

The Incident
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7.88
8 votes

#8 - The Incident

Season 2 - Episode 9 - Aired 12/21/1980

Archie punches a lodge member after he makes racial remarks about Mrs. Canby, his black housekeeper during a confrontation at the grocery store. Archie must write him a written apology or face expulsion from the lodge.

Veronica's Ex
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7.86
7 votes

#9 - Veronica's Ex

Season 1 - Episode 23 - Aired 3/9/1980

Veronica's ex-husband (Jerry Stiller) come back to town, and Veronica falls for him all over again.

Directors: Jon Sharp
Thanksgiving Reunion (1)
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7.80
10 votes

#10 - Thanksgiving Reunion (1)

Season 1 - Episode 10 - Aired 11/18/1979

Mike, Gloria and little Joey come home to spend Thanksgiving with the Bunkers.

Directors: Paul Bogart
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Archie Alone (2)
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7.78
9 votes

#11 - Archie Alone (2)

Season 2 - Episode 2 - Aired 11/2/1980

Archie refuses to deal with Ediths death.

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Edith vs. the Energy Crisis
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7.75
16 votes

#12 - Edith vs. the Energy Crisis

Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired 10/14/1979

The energy crisis has become a big problem. The bar is freezing cold and Edith has been preserving as much energy as possible at home as well. Soon, Archie is suffering as well, when the frigid conditions give him a case of strep throat.

Directors: Paul Bogart
Growing Up Is Hard to Do (1)
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7.75
4 votes

#13 - Growing Up Is Hard to Do (1)

Season 3 - Episode 8 - Aired 11/29/1981

Stephanie's father visits for her jewish ceremony.

Directors: Joe Gannon
Of Mice and Bunker
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7.75
4 votes

#14 - Of Mice and Bunker

Season 3 - Episode 20 - Aired 3/7/1982

Archie takes on a new partner who has plans to squeeze Archie out of his ownership of the bar.

Home Again
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7.71
7 votes

#15 - Home Again

Season 2 - Episode 3 - Aired 11/9/1980

Due to painful memories of Ediths death,Archie considers selling the home and getting an apartment.

Directors: Peter Bonerz
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Custody (2)
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7.71
7 votes

#16 - Custody (2)

Season 2 - Episode 11 - Aired 1/11/1981

Stephanies grandmother wants custody of her. She and Archie go to court.

Directors: Joe Gannon
The Camping Trip
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7.70
10 votes

#17 - The Camping Trip

Season 2 - Episode 8 - Aired 12/14/1980

Stephanies club plans a camping trip.

Edith's Shabbat Dinner
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7.69
13 votes

#18 - Edith's Shabbat Dinner

Season 1 - Episode 14 - Aired 12/9/1979

Edith and Stephanie are preparing a Shabbat dinner, a dinner eaten on the Jewish sabbath. They invite Archie's partner, Murray and his non-Jewish girlfriend. Unbeknownst to him, Edith also invites his mother, who feels that Murray should only be dating Jewish women.

Directors: Paul Bogart
Norma Rae Bunker
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7.67
3 votes

#19 - Norma Rae Bunker

Season 3 - Episode 4 - Aired 10/18/1981

In an effort to make a little extra money, Mrs. Canby gets a job from home folding clothes for a sweatshop. When she is cheated out of half her pay, Archie goes to bat for her.

The Oldest Profession
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7.65
17 votes

#20 - The Oldest Profession

Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired 10/7/1979

Archie's Place has acquired a new regular customer, Dottie. However, Archie and Murray discover that she is a prostitute and is conducting her business at the bar. This is bad for the bar's image. How can they convince her to leave?

Directors: Paul Bogart
Murray and Blanche
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7.64
11 votes

#21 - Murray and Blanche

Season 1 - Episode 16 - Aired 12/30/1979

Barney's ex-wife Blanche comes back to town, and is as sex crazy as ever. She now goes after Murray, infuriating Barney.

Directors: Peter Bonerz
The Ambush
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7.60
10 votes

#22 - The Ambush

Season 1 - Episode 18 - Aired 1/27/1980

The neighborhood has had a sudden rash of burglaries and Archie and Murray are afraid the bar will be the next one.

Directors: Peter Bonerz
Van Ranseleer's Operation
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7.60
10 votes

#23 - Van Ranseleer's Operation

Season 1 - Episode 22 - Aired 3/2/1980

When Archie and the guys at the bar read in the paper that there might be a cure for Mr. Van Ranseleer's blindness, they pool their efforts and money so he can have the operation.

Stephanie's Science Project
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7.60
5 votes

#24 - Stephanie's Science Project

Season 2 - Episode 15 - Aired 3/8/1981

Archie hires help for Stephanies project.

Directors: Joe Gannon
Bosom Partners
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7.55
11 votes

#25 - Bosom Partners

Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired 10/21/1979

Archie is in trouble with the State of New York when he is charged with non-payment of sales tax and questionable record keeping. Now it's up to Murray to save Archie and the bar by trying to romance the tax agent.

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