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"A Small Mafia Favor"
Season 1, episode # 24
# 24 overall in series (97 episodes)
"Archie Bunker's Place" episode
Series: Archie Bunker's Place
Network/Country: CBS-TV / U.S.
Air date March 23, 1980
Production code 1x24
Written by: Nate Monaster, Larry Rhine & Mel Tolkin
Directed by: Alex March
Guest starring: John McLiam
Michael Alldredge
Mel Bryant
Michael Strong
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A Small Mafia Favor was the season ending episode of Season 1 of the Archie Bunker's Place TV series and also the 24th overall episode in the series. Directed by Alex March, the episode, which was written by Nate Monaster, Larry Rhine and Mel Tolkin, originally aired on CBS-TV on March 23, 1980.

"A Small Mafia Favor"
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An old friend of Murray's comes to visit, but he's also a crime kingpin. When Murray unknowingly signals the death of a rival mob boss, Archie fears retaliation.


Murray's childhood friend, Vinnie Mulvaney, drops by the bar for a visit. The two share old times, but Murray is unaware that Vinnie (now a mob boss) is setting him up to initiate a gangland-style murder of a rival mobster.

Cast (in Credits Order)[]

Main Cast[]

Guest Stars/Recurring Cast[]

  • John McLiam as Vinnie Mulvaney
  • Michael Alldredge as Briggs
  • Mel Bryant as Swanson
  • Michael Strong as Tony Bremmer

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