Archie Bunker's Place

The WORST episodes of Archie Bunker's Place

Every episode of Archie Bunker's Place ever, ranked from worst to best by thousands of votes from fans of the show. The worst 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: 10/14/2022Network:CBS
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Death of a Saint (1)
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4.75
4 votes

#1 - Death of a Saint (1)

Season 2 - Episode 19 - Aired 5/3/1981

Murray's mother dies while he is on a date with his fiance, leaving him with a guilty conscience.

Gloria: The First Day
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6.00
2 votes

#2 - Gloria: The First Day

Season 3 - Episode 29 - Aired 6/1/1982

Archie appears at the beginning of this episode in which he drives Gloria and Joey to their new place. Gloria finds out she has a lot to learn to be a veterinary assistant, but Dr. Adams is willing to help her along.

The Promotion
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6.00
2 votes

#3 - The Promotion

Season 4 - Episode 14 - Aired 1/9/1983

After using CPR to save his uncle's life, Gary is considered for partnership in the family law firm.

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Gloria Comes Home (2)
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6.00
3 votes

#4 - Gloria Comes Home (2)

Season 3 - Episode 19 - Aired 2/28/1982

Archie has mixed emotions when Gloria announces she has found work as a veterinary assistant and will be moving into a place of her own.

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Murray's Wife
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6.00
7 votes

#5 - Murray's Wife

Season 2 - Episode 7 - Aired 12/7/1980

Murrays ex-wife Marcie pays him a visit.

Sex and the Single Parent
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6.20
5 votes

#6 - Sex and the Single Parent

Season 3 - Episode 17 - Aired 2/21/1982

Old world Archie refuses to let Stephanie participate in her school's sex education program, until he overhears a conversation between Stephanie, Billie and one of Stephanie's friends.

Small Claims Court
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6.25
4 votes

#7 - Small Claims Court

Season 4 - Episode 23 - Aired 3/28/1983

Barney and Archie square off in court over a tv set that Archie purchased from Barney at a electronics store in which Barney accidentally broke while installing it at the bar.

Directors: Gary Shimokawa
Happy Birthday, Stephanie
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6.25
4 votes

#8 - Happy Birthday, Stephanie

Season 3 - Episode 7 - Aired 11/15/1981

Archie forbids Stephanie to attend a rock concert.Billie agrees to accompany Stephanie because shes an adult.Archie learns Stephanie went anyway so Archie and Barney go to the concert where a riot takes place and they get arrested. Stephanie and Billie make it home only to see Archie and Barneys arrest on the news.

Father Christmas
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6.33
3 votes

#9 - Father Christmas

Season 4 - Episode 11 - Aired 12/19/1982

Billie is bitter when her estranged father comes for a Christmas visit, until she finds out the real reason her mother left.

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Love Is Hell
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6.33
3 votes

#10 - Love Is Hell

Season 3 - Episode 22 - Aired 3/21/1982

A boy Stephanie likes has a crush on her cousin Billie instead of her.

Gary's Ex
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6.33
3 votes

#11 - Gary's Ex

Season 4 - Episode 2 - Aired 10/3/1982

Gary's ex-girlfriend visits and demands attention from him, upsetting Billie.

The Eyewitnesses
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6.33
3 votes

#12 - The Eyewitnesses

Season 4 - Episode 3 - Aired 10/10/1982

José and Raoul witness a mugging behind the restaurant but are afraid to come forward because they are illegal aliens.

Stay Out of My Briefs
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6.33
3 votes

#13 - Stay Out of My Briefs

Season 4 - Episode 6 - Aired 10/31/1982

Billie gets a job as Gary's new secretary.

Store Wars
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6.33
3 votes

#14 - Store Wars

Season 4 - Episode 20 - Aired 2/27/1983

Murray (Martin Balsam) returns to recoup his investment in the bar. Archie gives him a hard luck story and Murray allows Archie Six more months to get his share of the bar sold.

Writer: Alan Rosen
I'm Torn Here
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6.40
5 votes

#15 - I'm Torn Here

Season 4 - Episode 24 - Aired 4/4/1983

Gary is jealous when he learns his old school rival is dating his ex- girlfriend,Billie. Billie is concerned about Garys feeelings and he tells her he would like to start dating her again but she wants to remain just friends with Gary.

Writer: Fred Rubin
Gloria Comes Home (1)
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6.40
5 votes

#16 - Gloria Comes Home (1)

Season 3 - Episode 18 - Aired 2/28/1982

Gloria and Joey return home. Archie learns Gloria left Mike because he joined a commune in California, where he was living with other women. Gloria is determined to make it on her own.

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A Blast from the Past
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6.40
5 votes

#17 - A Blast from the Past

Season 3 - Episode 16 - Aired 2/7/1982

Archie wants Billie to date her ex-boyfriend. Billie decides to use Gary as a way to turn her ex- boyfriend away, telling him she and Gary are dating.

La Cage Aux Bunker
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6.50
2 votes

#18 - La Cage Aux Bunker

Season 2 - Episode 18 - Aired 4/5/1981

Archie reluctantly takes Stephanie's music teacher on a date in a bid to get her into the school chorus.

Murray Klein's Place
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6.50
4 votes

#19 - Murray Klein's Place

Season 2 - Episode 13 - Aired 2/15/1981

Fed up with Archie, Murray wants to end the partnership.

Directors: Gary Shimokawa
Archie Gets a Head
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6.50
2 votes

#20 - Archie Gets a Head

Season 4 - Episode 8 - Aired 11/21/1982

Archie wants his own bathroom in the basement; the contractors are too expensive, so he hires José and Raul to do the job.

Barney Gets Laid Off
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6.50
2 votes

#21 - Barney Gets Laid Off

Season 4 - Episode 9 - Aired 11/28/1982

Billie talks Archie into giving unemployed Barney a job at the bar, which they soon regret. Barney's employment at the bar soon turns into disaster, and Archie must find a way to tell Barney he's fired.

Relief Bartender
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6.50
2 votes

#22 - Relief Bartender

Season 4 - Episode 16 - Aired 1/23/1983

Archie reluctantly hires a woman bartender to help out Harry.But when he fires her because he is unhappy with having a lady bartender she files a discrimination lawsuit against Archie.Gary advises Archie to give her the job back.

Writer: David Angell
No One Said It Was Easy
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6.50
2 votes

#23 - No One Said It Was Easy

Season 4 - Episode 22 - Aired 3/27/1983

Depressed Gary has a bout with alchoholism.

Directors: Joe Gannon
Writer: Alan Rosen
Captain Video
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6.50
2 votes

#24 - Captain Video

Season 4 - Episode 13 - Aired 1/2/1983

Lonely Barney enlists the help of a video dating service.

Death of a Lodger
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6.50
2 votes

#25 - Death of a Lodger

Season 3 - Episode 27 - Aired 5/9/1982

Barney takes in a cranky and overbearing border to help pay some bills.

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