ALL IN THE FAMILY: THE BUNKERS AND THE SWINGERS (TV)

Summary

One in this series of comedy programs about a working-class household presided over by the opinionated Archie Bunker. In this episode, Edith tires of her lack of a social life. Before consulting anyone else in the family, she answers a personal advertisement in the back of a magazine, placed by a couple in nearby New Jersey. Edith eventually reveals to Gloria that she has invited the couple to dinner the next night, and the skeptical Gloria asks to see the couple's personal ad. Gloria is shocked to discover that her mother has made contact with a couple of "wife-swapper" swingers. Before the embarrassed Gloria has a chance to explain the misunderstanding to her naive mother, there is a knock at the door; the guests have misread the dinner invitation by a night. Initially, Edith is impressed by the couple's apparent class; the husband brings Archie a box of cigars, and the wife brings Edith French perfume. Soon, the pair do their best to seduce the oblivious Bunkers. Commercials deleted.

Cataloging of this program was made possible by the Verizon Foundation, 2002.

Details

  • NETWORK: CBS
  • DATE: October 28, 1972 Saturday 8:00 PM
  • RUNNING TIME: 0:22:42
  • COLOR/B&W: Color
  • CATALOG ID: T:14736
  • GENRE: Comedy
  • SUBJECT HEADING: Comedy
  • SERIES RUN: CBS - TV series, 1971-1979
  • COMMERCIALS:

CREDITS

  • Norman Lear … Executive Producer, Developed by, Writer
  • Gene Marcione … Associate Producer
  • Bob LaHendro … Director
  • John Rich … Director
  • Lee Kalcheim … Writer
  • Michael Ross … Writer
  • Bernie West … Writer
  • Johnny Speight … Based on "Till Death Do Us Part" by
  • Lee Adams … Theme Music by, Opening theme "Those Were the Days" by
  • Charles Strouse … Theme Music by, Opening theme "Those Were the Days" by
  • Carroll O'Connor … Cast, Archie Bunker
  • Jean Stapleton … Cast, Edith Bunker
  • Rob Reiner … Cast, Mike Stivic
  • Sally Struthers … Cast, Gloria Stivic
  • Vincent Gardenia … Cast, Curtis Rempley
  • Rue McClanahan … Cast, Ruth Rempley
  • Isabel Sanford … Cast, Mrs. Jefferson
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