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"Archie's New Partner: Part 2"
Season 1, episode # 2
# 2 overall in series (97 episodes)
"Archie Bunker's Place" episode
Series: Archie Bunker's Place
Network/Country: CBS-TV / U.S.
Air date September 23, 1979
Production code 1x2
Written by: Bob Schiller & Bob Weiskopf
Directed by: Paul Bogart
Guest starring: Connie Sawyer
Florence halop
Jay Gerber
Norma Donaldson
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Archie's New Partner: Part 2 is the second episode of Season 1 of the Archie Bunker's Place TV series and the conclusion of a two-part story arc. Directed by Paul Bogart, the episode, which was written by Bob Schiller and Bob Weiskopf, originally aired on CBS-TV on September 23, 1979.

"Archie's New Partner: Part 2"
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When Archie is financially unable to buy out Harry's share of the business, Harry sells to Jewish businessman Murray Klein.


Harry finalizes the sale of his half to Murray Klein (Martin Balsam), much to Archie's chagrin. However, Archie must come to grips with the fact that he has a new partner. Murray also soon discovers that there is more to new partner Archie than his bigoted exterior.

Did You Know?[]


  • Murray's mother is played by Connie Sawyer who was only seven years older than Martin Balsam. The role of his Aunt was played by Florence Halop who was over three years younger than Balsam.
  • Murray notices the Star of David necklace that Stephanie wears, this was given to her by Archie in the Season 9 episode of All in the Family titled "Stephanie's Conversion" (#20).



  • Rocky (1976 film) - Movie is mentioned by Archie


Soundtrack credits
  • Sunnyside Up (uncredited) - Music by Ray Henderson, Lyrics by Buddy G. DeSylva and Lew Brown, Portion sung by Allan Melvin

Cast (in Credits Order)[]

Main Cast[]

Guest Stars/Recurring Cast[]

  • Connie Sawyer as Rose "Mama" Klein, Murray's mother
  • Florence Halop as Aunt Gussie
  • Jay Gerber as Levy the Lawyer
  • Norma Donaldson as Ms. Watson

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