The Annotated Guide to Gilmore girls

All in the Family

 

Episodes

References

Archie Bunker was the main character in the 70s television sitcom "All in the Family", a conservative family father often seen sitting in his living room chair and sounding off on the politics of the day. The chair can actually be found in the [Smithsonian National Museum of American History](https://americanhistory.si.edu/collections/search/object/nmah_670097): > All in the Family was one of the most popular and influential television programs of the twentieth century. Before the series' 1970 premiere, most sitcoms had only lightly discussed political and social change, focusing instead on family matters and character foibles. Show creator Norman Lear wanted to produce television programming that depicted "real people dealing with real issues" [...] Social conflicts of the day played out in the Bunkers' living room as the bigoted Archie clashed with his liberal son-in-law and his wife Edith struggled to keep the peace. With sharp but affectionate humor, the show exposed the flaws and complexities of one American family. Coincidentally the role of Gloria, Archie Bunker's feminist daughter, was portraited by none other than [Sally Struthers](https://www.imdb.com/name/nm0001783/) who plays [Babette](/characters/babette) on "Gilmore Girls". VIDEO https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7fqCS7Y_kME SHOW Image: https://thegilmoregirlsguide.com/imgproxy/hI6-l-msdLLmiXQto5UAvEevpceyzpQFeM8fsU76bfs/dpr:1/bG9jYWw6Ly8vdXBsb2Fkcy8yYTRmNDFhNC02MGRmLTQ0ZjMtYTE1YS0xNGM4YmVjZmYyYzMuanBn.jpg IMDb ID: tt0066626 Title: All in the Family Running to: 1979 Running from: 1971 TAGS: Episode:S03E01,Video,Show,Trivia Archie Bunker was the main character in the 70s television sitcom "All in the Family", a conservative family father often seen sitting in his living room chair and sounding off on the politics of the day. The chair can actually be found in the [Smithsonian National Museum of American History](https://americanhistory.si.edu/collections/search/object/nmah_670097): > All in the Family was one of the most popular and influential television programs of the twentieth century. Before the series' 1970 premiere, most sitcoms had only lightly discussed political and social change, focusing instead on family matters and character foibles. Show creator Norman Lear wanted to produce television programming that depicted "real people dealing with real issues" [...] Social conflicts of the day played out in the Bunkers' living room as the bigoted Archie clashed with his liberal son-in-law and his wife Edith struggled to keep the peace. With sharp but affectionate humor, the show exposed the flaws and complexities of one American family. Coincidentally the role of Gloria, Archie Bunker's feminist daughter, was portraited by none other than [Sally Struthers](https://www.imdb.com/name/nm0001783/) who plays [Babette](/characters/babette) on "Gilmore Girls". VIDEO https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7fqCS7Y_kME SHOW Image: https://thegilmoregirlsguide.com/imgproxy/hI6-l-msdLLmiXQto5UAvEevpceyzpQFeM8fsU76bfs/dpr:1/bG9jYWw6Ly8vdXBsb2Fkcy8yYTRmNDFhNC02MGRmLTQ0ZjMtYTE1YS0xNGM4YmVjZmYyYzMuanBn.jpg IMDb ID: tt0066626 Title: All in the Family Running to: 1979 Running from: 1971 TAGS: Episode:S03E01,Video,Show,Trivia Archie Bunker was the main character in the 70s television sitcom "All in the Family", a conservative family father often seen sitting in his living room chair and sounding off on the politics of the day. The chair can actually be found in the [Smithsonian National Museum of American History](https://americanhistory.si.edu/collections/search/object/nmah_670097): > All in the Family was one of the most popular and influential television programs of the twentieth century. Before the series' 1970 premiere, most sitcoms had only lightly discussed political and social change, focusing instead on family matters and character foibles. Show creator Norman Lear wanted to produce television programming that depicted "real people dealing with real issues" [...] Social conflicts of the day played out in the Bunkers' living room as the bigoted Archie clashed with his liberal son-in-law and his wife Edith struggled to keep the peace. With sharp but affectionate humor, the show exposed the flaws and complexities of one American family. Coincidentally the role of Gloria, Archie Bunker's feminist daughter, was portraited by none other than [Sally Struthers](https://www.imdb.com/name/nm0001783/) who plays [Babette](/characters/babette) on "Gilmore Girls". VIDEO https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7fqCS7Y_kME SHOW Image: https://thegilmoregirlsguide.com/imgproxy/hI6-l-msdLLmiXQto5UAvEevpceyzpQFeM8fsU76bfs/dpr:1/bG9jYWw6Ly8vdXBsb2Fkcy8yYTRmNDFhNC02MGRmLTQ0ZjMtYTE1YS0xNGM4YmVjZmYyYzMuanBn.jpg IMDb ID: tt0066626 Title: All in the Family Running to: 1979 Running from: 1971 TAGS: Episode:S03E01,Video,Show,Trivia