The BEST episodes written by Bernie West

The Bunkers and the Swingers
star
8.95
76 votes

#1 - The Bunkers and the Swingers

All in the Family - Season 3 - Episode 7

Edith unwillingly invites a pair of wife-swapping swingers to dinner when she responds to a newspaper ad for pen pals.

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Lionel's Engagement
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8.40
62 votes

#2 - Lionel's Engagement

All in the Family - Season 4 - Episode 20

The family attends Lionel's engagement party, where his parents discover that one of his fiancé's parents is white.

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Bird Song
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8.27
71 votes

#3 - Bird Song

Three's Company - Season 2 - Episode 24

Janet has two Frank Sinatra tickets she doesn't want, so Chrissy and Jack compete for her affections.

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Days of Beer and Weeds
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8.27
80 votes

#4 - Days of Beer and Weeds

Three's Company - Season 2 - Episode 22

Jack, Janet and Chrissy tend to the Ropers' unruly backyard brush and find a plant that they think is marijuana.

Three's Christmas
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8.16
80 votes

#5 - Three's Christmas

Three's Company - Season 2 - Episode 14

The kids and the Ropers spend Christmas together, but they would rather be at another party.

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We're Having a Heat Wave
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8.10
91 votes

#6 - We're Having a Heat Wave

All in the Family - Season 4 - Episode 1

Henry Jefferson joins Archie in trying to prevent a Hispanic family from moving into the neighborhood.

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The Babysitters
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8.08
97 votes

#7 - The Babysitters

Three's Company - Season 2 - Episode 17

Janet convinces Jack and Chrissy to take her place as babysitters for a young boy whose pregnant mother goes into labor while out, leaving the two alone with the boy for the entire night.

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The Games Bunkers Play
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8.07
66 votes

#8 - The Games Bunkers Play

All in the Family - Season 4 - Episode 8

Mike refuses to accept criticism during an informal group-therapy game.

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Pilot
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8.03
35 votes

#9 - Pilot

Chico and the Man - Season 1 - Episode 1

Conservative elderly man Ed Brown meets a Chicano man who rides in Ed's garage on a bike, looking for a job. After a day of persuasion, Ed agrees to give Chico a job as his mechanic.

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We're Still Having a Heat Wave
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8.03
70 votes

#10 - We're Still Having a Heat Wave

All in the Family - Season 4 - Episode 2

As the Lorenzos settle in, Archie grows jealous of Edith's friendship with Irene.

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Archie and Edith, Alone
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8.02
46 votes

#11 - Archie and Edith, Alone

All in the Family - Season 2 - Episode 19

The Bunkers are alone for eight days while Mike and Gloria visit a commune.

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Archie Learns His Lesson
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8.01
75 votes

#12 - Archie Learns His Lesson

All in the Family - Season 3 - Episode 22

Archie attends night-school classes to qualify for a high-school diploma.

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And Mother Makes Four
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7.93
327 votes

#13 - And Mother Makes Four

Three's Company - Season 1 - Episode 2

Jack is all set to move into Eleanor's room, until Chrissy's mother unexpectedly shows up. Chrissy's mom does not know that she and Janet live with a man, so she tries to keep them out of sight. Janet and Jack go to the Regal Beagle to hide out, and Mrs. Roper finds out that Jack is not really gay. She manages to keep it secret from Mr. Roper.

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A Man About the House
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7.92
395 votes

#14 - A Man About the House

Three's Company - Season 1 - Episode 1

Janet Wood and Chrissy Snow, two attractive women, have a going away party for their roommate, Eleanor. While trying to find someone to share the rent with, they find party crasher Jack Tripper in their bathtub. They have their doubts at first but when they find out that Jack is a great cook, they want him to stay. The hardest part of this is trying to convince the landlords, Stanley and Helen Roper, that Jack is indeed good company.

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Archie is Cursed
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7.90
62 votes

#15 - Archie is Cursed

All in the Family - Season 4 - Episode 14

Irene challenges Archie to a pool match, but he begs off, complaining of a sore back.

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Archie's Fraud
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7.86
85 votes

#16 - Archie's Fraud

All in the Family - Season 3 - Episode 2

After Munson tells Archie that he is reporting Archie's income from driving his cab, Archie goes to the tax office to amend his return.

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Cousin Maude's Visit
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7.86
72 votes

#17 - Cousin Maude's Visit

All in the Family - Season 2 - Episode 12

Everyone in the family is sick, so Edith calls Cousin Maude to help out.

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Will the Real Jack Tripper...
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7.83
102 votes

#18 - Will the Real Jack Tripper...

Three's Company - Season 2 - Episode 21

When a girl comes looking for Jack because he may have gotten her pregnant, Jack thinks it was his girlfriend Linda, but it turns out that Larry was using Jack's name.

The Jeffersons Move Up
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7.81
25 votes

#19 - The Jeffersons Move Up

All in the Family - Season 5 - Episode 17

The Jeffersons move on up to their Manhattan apartment.

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Archie and the FBI
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7.78
58 votes

#20 - Archie and the FBI

All in the Family - Season 2 - Episode 16

Archie's paranoia during a mysterious government investigation drives him to betray a long-standing friendship.

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Edith's Accident
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7.77
77 votes

#21 - Edith's Accident

All in the Family - Season 2 - Episode 7

A priest visits to reward Edith's honesty for leaving a note on his car after she accidentally dents it with a can of peaches.

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The Battle of the Month
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7.74
73 votes

#22 - The Battle of the Month

All in the Family - Season 3 - Episode 24

Gloria challenges Edith about her constant acquiescence to Archie's whims.

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Chrissy's Date
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7.73
147 votes

#23 - Chrissy's Date

Three's Company - Season 2 - Episode 5

Chrissy's new man is married, but she thinks he's available, so her friends must show her the truth.

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Oh Say Can You See
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7.72
82 votes

#24 - Oh Say Can You See

All in the Family - Season 3 - Episode 16

After a visit from a friend who has a young and beautiful companion, Archie realizes how lucky he is to have Edith.

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Jack Looks for a Job
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7.70
234 votes

#25 - Jack Looks for a Job

Three's Company - Season 2 - Episode 2

To earn tuition money, Jack takes a variety of odd jobs, including as an encyclopedia salesman and as a nude model.

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Archie the Gambler
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7.66
67 votes

#26 - Archie the Gambler

All in the Family - Season 4 - Episode 5

Edith is disturbed to find out that Archie has been betting on horse races again.

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Friends and Lovers (2)
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7.65
38 votes

#27 - Friends and Lovers (2)

Three's Company - Season 8 - Episode 22

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The Blockbuster
star
7.56
73 votes

#28 - The Blockbuster

All in the Family - Season 2 - Episode 8

An unscrupulous real-estate salesman tempts Archie to sell his house to a black family at an inflated price.

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Archie in the Lock-Up
star
7.51
123 votes

#29 - Archie in the Lock-Up

All in the Family - Season 2 - Episode 3

Archie is arrested along with a group of radicals at a protest rally.

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The Election Story
star
7.45
75 votes

#30 - The Election Story

All in the Family - Season 2 - Episode 6

Mike and Gloria campaign for the liberal candidate in a local election, while Archie places himself in the opposing camp.

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The Insurance Is Canceled
star
7.42
75 votes

#31 - The Insurance Is Canceled

All in the Family - Season 2 - Episode 10

Archie's insurance policy is canceled when his neighborhood is redlined as a bad risk.

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The Bunkers and Inflation (4)
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7.39
66 votes

#32 - The Bunkers and Inflation (4)

All in the Family - Season 5 - Episode 4

Archie's union settles the strike.

Gloria Poses in the Nude
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7.34
110 votes

#33 - Gloria Poses in the Nude

All in the Family - Season 2 - Episode 2

Mike has second thoughts after Gloria poses nude for an artist friend.

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The Best of All in the Family
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7.30
32 votes

#34 - The Best of All in the Family

All in the Family - Season 5 - Episode 15

A look back at the show's best moments, hosted by Henry Fonda.

The Bunkers and Inflation (3)
star
7.30
62 votes

#35 - The Bunkers and Inflation (3)

All in the Family - Season 5 - Episode 3

With Archie still on strike, Edith takes a job at the Jeffersons' store.

The Bunkers and Inflation (1)
star
7.16
78 votes

#36 - The Bunkers and Inflation (1)

All in the Family - Season 5 - Episode 1

Archie's union calls a strike.

Second Honeymoon
star
7.16
60 votes

#37 - Second Honeymoon

All in the Family - Season 4 - Episode 12

Archie and Edith rekindle their romance during a second honeymoon in Atlantic City.

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Cupid Works Overtime
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7.15
59 votes

#38 - Cupid Works Overtime

Three's Company - Season 8 - Episode 20

Jack meets stewardess Vicki Bradford and quickly falls for her, while Janet accepts a marriage proposal from new beau Phillip Dawson.

Mike and Gloria Mix It Up
star
7.11
55 votes

#39 - Mike and Gloria Mix It Up

All in the Family - Season 4 - Episode 16

Michael is put off by Gloria's romantic aggressiveness.

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Archie Eats and Runs
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7.08
57 votes

#40 - Archie Eats and Runs

All in the Family - Season 4 - Episode 21

The Bunkers are in a panic after Archie eats a stew made from mushrooms that might have been contaminated.

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The Party's Over
star
7.07
98 votes

#41 - The Party's Over

Three's Company - Season 3 - Episode 12

Helen leaves Stanley after he thwarts the trio's attempt to throw a party.

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A Friend in Need
star
7.00
29 votes

#42 - A Friend in Need

The Jeffersons - Season 1 - Episode 1

The Jeffersons have moved on up and are now enjoying living in their new high-rise apartment. Louise has made a new friend in Diane Stockwell, who is having a hard time believing that George made his way up the ladder without doing anything shady. However, bigger problems are brewing when George insists that Louise hire a maid but Louise is totally against the idea.

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The Bunkers and Inflation (2)
star
7.00
38 votes

#43 - The Bunkers and Inflation (2)

All in the Family - Season 5 - Episode 2

Tempers flare in the Bunker household when Archie finds himself with nothing to do but sit around the house.

Gloria Sings the Blues
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6.64
57 votes

#44 - Gloria Sings the Blues

All in the Family - Season 4 - Episode 22

Gloria is bewildered after she falls temporarily out of life with Michael, until she discovers her mother went through the same thing with Archie.

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The Happy Couple
star
6.40
10 votes

#45 - The Happy Couple

Three's a Crowd - Season 1 - Episode 2

Jack and Vicky fight over money because Jack wants to buy everything for the couple and not spend any of Vicky's money.

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Family Affair
star
6.07
14 votes

#46 - Family Affair

Three's a Crowd - Season 1 - Episode 1

Jack and Vicky try to hide the fact of their living together from Jack's Aunt Mae. Meanwhile, Jack hires a surfer, EZ Taylor, to work at his restaurant.

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A Star is Born
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5.83
6 votes

#47 - A Star is Born

Three's a Crowd - Season 1 - Episode 22

Jack has stardom go to his head when Vicky is chosen to be in a Trans-Am commercial with him as a passenger in the commercial. Turbulence occurs on the set when the commercial's tempermental director and Jack get into a fight.

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Lunch With Mama
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0.00
0 votes

#48 - Lunch With Mama

The Jeffersons - Season 2 - Episode 14

Louise realizes that Mother Jefferson has a strong hold on George when he refuses to cancel a monthly lunch with his mother and go with Louise to a funeral for a family friend.

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A Dinner for Harry
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0.00
0 votes

#49 - A Dinner for Harry

The Jeffersons - Season 2 - Episode 1

It's Harry Bentley's birthday and the Jeffersons are planning a birthday party at there apartment. However, the joyous occasion is anything but when Tom arrives wearing the same dinner jacket as George. Meanwhile, Helen keeps the fact that she was mugged from Tom due to the fact that Tom is at the end of his rope with New York.

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Uncle Bertram
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0.00
0 votes

#50 - Uncle Bertram

The Jeffersons - Season 2 - Episode 7

Mother Jefferson encounters a masher in the elevator and later discovers he's Jenny's uncle. Things get out of hand when she locks him out on the balcony. Meanwhile, George wants to buy antique furniture, much to Louise's dismay.

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