Archie and Henry Jefferson make a unexpected alliance when they ban together to get a petition filled out, preventing a Hispanic couple from moving into the neighborhood.
Archie feels jealously when the Lorenzo's move in and Edith becomes instant friends with Irene.
Archie is not so happy to be reminded that he is aging after Edith brings home an old man she found wandering around the streets in his pajamas.
A sculpture of Rodin's "The Kiss" is given to the Stivic's as a gift from Irene Lorenzo, much to the displeasure of Frank Lorenzo and Archie, who feels it is a disgusting piece of trash.
Edith has withheld a secret all these years about Archie. But when he seems to have begun betting once again on the horse races, Edith feels Archie has reneged on his promise to never gamble again.
A going away party for Henry Jefferson gives Archie the chance of finally meeting George Jefferson face to face.
When Edith writes for a free quarter from a prune company, she begins to receive a small fortune daily. Mike believes it is just a computer error, which Archie feels is their problem. That is, until Edith receives a notice that Archie has been declared dead.
A new game which is intended to be a form of group therapy has Mike feeling like he is being ganged up on when each player reveals a quirk about him that they would like to see him change.
When Edith finds solace in attending church with Irene Lorenzo, Archie feels that Irene has plans on converting Edith into a Catholic.
While the family is away, Archie finds himself locked in the cellar with a bottle of vodka. He spends the night drinking and contemplating his life, including making out his will on a tape recorder.
Gloria feels insulted when Mike is turned on by her new wig she had bought from the department store.
Archie and Edith go on a second honeymoon back to Atlantic city, the site of their original honeymoon 25 years ago.
Archie is held up in his cab losing $50. After a visit from the suspects lawyer Archie decides not to press charges, but accepts a $100 payoff.
Archie feigns an injured back, claiming Frank has put a Sicilian curse on him after challenging Irene to a game of pool and then discovering she is an accomplished player.
It's Christmas time at the Bunker's home but for some reason Edith has no holiday spirit. She is holding back a secret that she had found a lump in her breast.
Mike feels that their love life has hit an impasse when he finds Gloria's romantic aggressiveness unrewarding.
Archie feels down when he discovers it is his 50th birthday party and he has yet to accomplish the things he had dreamed of when he was younger.
Archie stabs an old friend in the back after finding out that he may be up for the same job at the loading docks that Archie has his eyes on.
Archie unintentionally disrespects a mentally challenged box boy from a local market that Gloria has befriended, causing him to run off.
While at Lionel's engagement party, Archie tangles with George Jefferson's mother by calling her "mammy".
Archie believes he has been poisoned by the mushrooms that Edith had put in his stew, after hearing a report of a recall of cans of mushrooms.
Gloria is holding a secret when she discovers she had a moment of being out of love with Michael, only to find out that Edith once felt the same way with Archie.
George Jefferson wants Archie to exchange a twenty dollar bill for a counterfeit bill he claims Archie had given him when paying for his dry cleaning. When Archie refuses, a cycle of hilarious exchanges is set off as Mike tries to rectify the error.
Archie feels his day of freedom has come as Mike's graduation day has come. But his mood changes when he finds out that Mike has accepted a fellowship and will be living there for another full year.