“The Boys’ Night Out” (February 13, 1983)
More than a hundred episodes later (of All in the Family but also of this podcast), we return to the Archie Bunker primary universe to find out if everyone’s favorite bigot got over his homophobia. The answer: kind of? But that is probably just the result of season after season of broadcast TV sanding off his rougher edges.
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Media of note:
- The Hollywood Reporter interview with Norman Lear about Carol O’Connor
- Washington Post article on the cancelation of Archie Bunker’s Place
- The “Night of a Thousand Stars” video
- Beverly LaSalle, RIP (part one) as explained by the Totally Trans podcast
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