Archie Bunker's Place Season 1
S01 E01Sep 24, 1979
Archie's New Partner (1) Sep 24, 1979 Archie decides to expand his bar, Archie Bunker's Place, into a restaurant. In the meantime, Harry has decided to sell his half of the bar to Jewish liberal Murray Klein. Archie, being the bigot he is, tries in vain to get a loan to buy Harry out.
S01 E02Sep 24, 1979
Archie's New Partner (2) Sep 24, 1979 Harry finalizes the sale of his half to Murray Klein, much to Archie's chagrin. However, Archie must come to grips with the fact that he has a new partner. Murray also discovers that there is more to Archie than his bigoted exterior.
S01 E03Oct 1, 1979
Edith Gets Hired Oct 1, 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?
S01 E04Oct 8, 1979
Archie and the Oldest Profession Oct 8, 1979 Edith, who has been jobless since she got fired from the Sunshine Home, has gotten a job as recreational assistant at the Rego Park Center for the Mentally Ill. However, Archie has decided that he thinks that Edith should not be working.
S01 E05Oct 15, 1979
Edith vs. the Energy Crisis Oct 15, 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.
S01 E06Oct 22, 1979
Bosom Partners Oct 22, 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.
S01 E07Oct 29, 1979
Building the Restaurant Oct 29, 1979 Construction on the restaurant is underway, but the contractor Archie and Murray hired is demanding more money. Archie, who is determined that the restaurant will be a success, goes to a loan shark.
S01 E08Nov 5, 1979
The Cook Nov 5, 1979 Archie and Murray hire short-order cook Veronica Rooney (Anne Meara), but she insists that her gay nephew be hired as waiter. Archie's strong feelings on homosexuality present a problem.
S01 E09Nov 12, 1979
Murray and the Liquor Board Nov 12, 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.
S01 E10Nov 19, 1979
Thanksgiving Reunion (1) Nov 19, 1979 Mike and Gloria Stivic, and little Joey, come home to spend Thanksgiving with the Bunkers. (Originally a 1-hour special)
S01 E11Nov 19, 1979
Thanksgiving Reunion (2) Nov 19, 1979 Mike and Gloria Stivic, and little Joey, come home to spend Thanksgiving with the Bunkers. (Originally a 1-hour special)
S01 E12Nov 26, 1979
Barney and the Hooker Nov 26, 1979 Dottie (the hooker from #3) has been arrested for prostitution. Murray bails her out and talks Archie into hiring her as a waitress to try to keep her out of trouble. However, trouble finds her when now divorcee Barney Hefner falls in love and proposes.
S01 E13Dec 3, 1979
Man of the Year Dec 3, 1979 An old high school buddy of Archie's (who is also a conman) comes to town to inform Archie that he has been elected Man of the Year.
S01 E14Dec 10, 1979
The Shabbat Dinner Dec 10, 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.
S01 E15Dec 17, 1979
Barney's Lawsuit Dec 17, 1979 When Barney's barstool collapses while he is sitting on it, Archie is afraid he will try to sue.
S01 E16Dec 31, 1979
Blanche and Murray Dec 31, 1979 Barney's ex-wife Blanche comes back to town, and is as sex crazy as ever. She now goes after Murray, infuriating Barney.
S01 E17Jan 7, 1980
Murray's Daughter Jan 7, 1980 Murray's estranged daughter suddenly shows up with a Puerto Rican husband and children on the way.
S01 E18Jan 28, 1980
The Ambush Jan 28, 1980 The neighborhood has had a sudden rash of burglaries and Archie and Murray are afraid the bar will be the next one.
S01 E19Feb 4, 1980
The Return of Sammy Feb 4, 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.
S01 E20Feb 11, 1980
Archie Fixes Up Fred Feb 11, 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.
S01 E21Feb 18, 1980
Father and Daughter Night Feb 18, 1980 Murray steps in when Archie refuses to appear in the father and daughter talent show at Stephanie's school.
S01 E22Mar 3, 1980
Van Ranseleer's Operation Mar 3, 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.
S01 E23Mar 10, 1980
Veronica's Ex Mar 10, 1980 Veronica's ex-husband (Jerry Stiller) come back to town, and Veronica falls for him all over again.
S01 E24Mar 24, 1980
A Small Mafia Favor Mar 24, 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.