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"Archie's Other Wife"
Season 9, episode # 7
# 188 overall in series (205 episodes)
AITF ep. 9x7 - Archie's Other Wife
Archie gets the shock of his his life when an attractive black woman named Marabel (Jonelle Allen) a date of Wally, a buddy and fellow American Legion brother, is in bed with him, courtesy a practical joke from Pinky Peterson while they are all at a convention, in "Archie's other Wife" in Season 9 (episode #7).
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Series: All in the Family
Network/Country: CBS-TV / USA
Air date November 5, 1978
Production code 907 (9x7)
Written by: Bob Schiller & Bob Weiskopf
Directed by: Paul Bogart
Guest starring: Danny Dayton
Allan Melvin
Jonelle Allen
James J. Casino
Eugene Roche
Harvey Lembeck
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Archie's Other Wife was the seventh episode of Season 9 of All in the Family, the 188th overall episode in the series. Written by Bob Schiller and Bob Weiskopf, the episode, which was directed by Paul Bogart, originally aired on CBS-TV on November 5, 1978.

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While attending an American Legion convention, Archie wakes up to find another woman in his bed ... a black stewardess who claims that she married Archie the night before.


Archie and his friends get together for an American Legion caucus, but spend the entire evening in their hotel drinking and playing gags on each other. Archie is in for the shock of his life when he wakes up the following morning with an African American stewardess in bed with him.

Did You Know?[]


  • Note: Danielle Brisebois doesn't appear on this episode.

Scene excerpts[]


  • Archie: Everything you cook makes me fat.
  • Edith: I don't cook beer!
  • Archie: Stay off my case, will you?

  • Archie: (to his lodge brothers proposing a toast at an American Legion convention) A toast: to WWII, the best war we ever had!


Soundtrack Credits
  • I'll Be Seeing You (uncredited)

Written by Irving Kahal and Sammy Fain Portion sung by cast

  • (There'll Be Bluebirds Over) The White Cliffs of Dover - (uncredited)

Written by Nat Burton and Walter Kent Portion sung by cast

Cast (in Credits Order)[]

Main Cast[]

Guest Stars/Recurring Cast[]

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