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Season 1

1 :01x01 - Meet the Bunkers

Jan/12/1971
In the pilot episode, it's Archie and Edith 22nd anniversary, and Gloria and Mike have planned a surprise brunch to celebrate. But a heated argument on whether Archie is prejudiced alters the party atmosphere.
Guest Stars: Mike Evans as Lionel Jefferson | Mike Evans as Lionel Jefferson
Writer: Norman Lear

2 :01x02 - Writing the President

Jan/19/1971
When Archie learns that his meathead son-in-law has written a letter to President Nixon about what's wrong with America, Archie decides he will write one too, explaining all that is right.
Guest Stars: Helen Page Camp as Nun | Helen Page Camp as Nun
Director: John Rich (1)

3 :01x03 - Oh, My Aching Back (aka Archie's Aching Back)

Jan/26/1971
When Archie is rear-ended by a Jewish woman while moonlighting for a cab company, he looks through the yellow pages to find himself a lawyer. When a "token gentile" shows up instead, Archie demands he be represented by the Jewish owner of the firm.
Guest Stars: Richard Stahl as Clarence V. Marshall | George Furth as Whitney Fitzroy IV | Richard Stahl as Clarence V. Marshall | Mike Evans as Lionel Jefferson
Director: John Rich (1)

4 :01x04 - Archie Gives Blood

Feb/02/1971
Archie tries to chicken out going to the blood bank with Mike, saying he doesn't want to give his blood without knowing who it's going to; What if his blood ends up in a radical who's been shot? When he does make a donation, he acts as if it was nothing, until he sees the bag of blood and faints.
Guest Stars: Jeannie Linero as Nurse | Mike Evans as Lionel Jefferson | Jeannie Linero as Nurse | Mike Evans as Lionel Jefferson
Director: John Rich (1)
Writer: Norman Lear

5 :01x05 - Judging Books By Covers

Feb/09/1971
When Mike and Gloria prepare a fancy lunch for their visiting friend Roger, Archie insists that their friend is gay. Ironically, it's Archie's tough, beer-drinking buddy Steve, a former football player, who sets the record straight...Roger isn't gay, but Steve is.
Guest Stars: Billy Halop as Barney | Billy Sands as Nick | Linn Patrick as Jerry | Philip Carey as Steve | Billy Sands as Nick | Anthony Geary as Roger | Billy Halop as Barney | Bob Hastings as Tommy Kelsey | Linn Patrick as Jerry | Philip Carey as Steve | Bob Hastings as Tommy Kelsey
Director: John Rich (1)

6 :01x06 - Gloria's Pregnancy (aka Gloria Has a Belly Full)

Feb/16/1971
For once Archie and his son-in-law agree on something, that Mike and Gloria are not ready for her unexpected pregnancy. Mike decides to quit college, get a job and get an apartment anyway, but just before their big move, the hand of fate knocks them back.
Guest Stars: Mike Evans as Lionel Jefferson

8 :01x08 - Lionel Moves Into the Neighborhood

Mar/02/1971
There goes the neighborhood! Archie is glad to see his neighbor move but he's not prepared for the first black family in his neighborhood. He attempts to enlist Lionel's help in persuading the new neighbors to sell the house, but there's one problem, it's Lionel' s family who bought the house.
Guest Stars: Isabel Sanford as Louise Jefferson | Vincent Gardenia as Jim Bowman |
Uncredited: Mike Evans as Lionel Jefferson | Mike Evans as Lionel Jefferson
Director: John Rich (1)

9 :01x09 - Edith Has Jury Duty

Mar/09/1971
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Guest Stars: Doris Singleton as Lydia Stonehurst | Hollis Irving as Clara Weidermeyer | Doris Singleton as Lydia Stonehurst | Hollis Irving as Clara Weidermeyer
Director: John Rich (1)

10 :01x10 - Archie is Worried About His Job

Mar/16/1971
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Guest Stars: Jack Perkins as Drunk | Sandy Kenyon as Dave | Sandy Kenyon as Dave | Jack Perkins as Drunk | Hollis Irving as Clara Weidermeyer
Director: John Rich (1)

12 :01x12 - Success Story

Mar/30/1971
One of Archie's old Army buddies, who is now a wealthy man, arrives from Beverly Hills for a little reunion at Archie's with some of the other guys. But although Eddie looks like a million bucks on the outside, he reveals to Mike that he's a little bankrupt on the inside.
Guest Stars: William Windom as Eddie Frazier | Herbie Faye as Delivery Man | Frank Ford as Fred Frouge | George Savalas as Joe | Len Lesser as Billy Pendergast | George Savalas as Joe | Frank Ford as Fred Frouge | Herbie Faye as Delivery Man | Len Lesser as Billy Pendergast
Director: John Rich (1)
Writer: Burt Styler

13 :01x13 - The First and Last Supper

Apr/06/1971
Edith accepts a dinner invitation from Mrs. Jefferson, but Archie refuses to go and cancels. When Lionel puts Archie on the spot, the Jefferson's end up bringing dinner over to the Bunkers. Well, at least Mrs. Jefferson does---Mr. Jefferson refuses to have dinner with them and has gone to a Mets game instead.
Guest Stars: Mel Stewart as Henry Jefferson | Mike Evans as Lionel Jefferson | William Benedict as Jimmy McNab | Mel Stewart as Henry Jefferson | Isabel Sanford as Louise Jefferson | William Benedict as Jimmy McNab
Director: John Rich (1)