Why couldnt Edith Walk on All in the Family?

Unknown to him, Edith has a bad case of phlebitis and has been told by her doctor to stay off her feet. She doesn’t want to disappoint her husband but finally it catches up with her and she can’t walk.

Why couldnt Edith Walk on All in the Family?

Unknown to him, Edith has a bad case of phlebitis and has been told by her doctor to stay off her feet. She doesn’t want to disappoint her husband but finally it catches up with her and she can’t walk.

Why was All in the Family Cancelled?

ABC cancelled it after one episode, worried about a show with a foul-mouthed, bigoted character as the lead. CBS, which was trying to veer away from rural shows like Mayberry R.F.D., The Beverly Hillbillies, Petticoat Junction and Green Acres, bought the rights to the urban comedy and renamed it All in the Family.

Why did Edith leave the Archie Bunker show?

Why was Edith killed off of ‘All in the Family? By the time the final season of All in the Family debuted, Edith was seen less and less on screen. Stapleton feared being typecast in “submissive” roles, so she began guest starring instead of appearing as a series regular.

Why did Gloria and Mike leave All in the Family?

Part 1 of two-part story. Gloria, recently divorced from Mike, and son Joey return home to Queens. Archie then learns Gloria left Mike because he joined a commune in California, where he was living with other women. Gloria is determined to make it on her own.

What was Edith Bunker’s illness?

Archie shudders to think what life without Edith would be like after he learns of her suffering from phlebitis while trying to cook a St, Patrick’s day dinner for the bar in the series finale AITF episode “Too Good Edith” in Season 9 (#24).

What was Edith Bunker’s real name?

Jean StapletonAll in the Family
Marisa TomeiLive in Front of a Studio AudienceRich LittleRich Little’s Christmas Carol
Edith Bunker/Played by

Did Edith divorce Archie?

Series creator Norman Lear said on All Things Considered that the reason why Archie would always tell Edith to stifle herself was because Lear’s father told his mother to “stifle”….

Edith Bunker
Family Harry Baines (brother) Gertrude Baines (sister) Helen Baines (sister)
Spouse Archie Bunker (1948–1980, her death)

When did Edith leave All in the Family?

1980
Archie’s worst nightmare came true in 1980, on the All in the Family continuation series Archie Bunker’s Place, when Edith died (off-camera) of a stroke in the 1-hour second season premiere, “Archie Alone,” which originally aired on CBS on November 2, 1980.

When did Archie Bunker find out that Edith was sick?

Too Good Edith
Archie keeps a sick Edith so busy cooking for his big St. Patrick’s Day party, that she doesn’t get the chance to tell him that “hard work is hazardous to her health.” When Archie finds out Read all.

Did the cast of All in the Family get along?

How did the cast get along? We got along as beautifully as anyone could have ever hoped. There wasn’t any competition between us. We all revered one another because it was the perfect casting.

Is season 4 the best season of all in the family?

I already had season 1-4 and although to me this is not the best season, it’s the last of the best seasons. All in the Family changed once Mike and Gloria moved out. Although they still had some great episodes, it was never quite the same.

Should I watch AITF season 5?

Back to AITF, this 5th season is a total winner. The 4th season was noticably weaker I found after having been through seasons 1, 2, and 3. I was expecting the downhill turn to continue. Not so. I don’t think the writing has ever been stronger. Don’t hesitate to get Season 5 if you love this show.

What do you think about all in the family?

Long live All In The Family. I love this show. And even beyond the comedic value of which there is much, there are almost as many moments of pure poetry – this show knew how to say something even beyond its comedy. Shakespeare for the common man, a la the mid-1970s.

Why do people still watch all in the family?

And for good reason. All In The Family was just so well written and performed. Issues they fight about are still around and it’s interesting to see them discussed almost 40 years ago.