|Season 3, episode # 18|
|"Archie Bunker's Place" episode|
|Series:||Archie Bunker's Place|
|Network/Country:||CBS-TV / U.S.|
|Air date||February 28, 1982|
|Written by:||Patt Shea & Harriett Weiss|
|Directed by:||Carroll O'Connor & Gary Shimokawa|
|Guest starring:||Sally Struthers|
|IMDb:||Gloria Comes Home: Part 1|
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Gloria Comes Home: Part 1 was the 18th episode of Season 3 of Archie Bunker's Place TV series and also the 62nd overall episode in the series; it was also the first episode of a two-part story. Directed by Carroll O'Connor and Gary Shimokawa, and written by Patt Sheaand Harriett Weiss, the episode was originally aired on CBS-TV on February 28, 1982.
|"Gloria Comes Home: Part 1"|
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Archie has mixed emotions when a recently divorced Gloria announces she has found work as a veterinary assistant and will be moving into a place of her own.
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.
Did You Know?
- The episode's title refers to Gloria Bunker Stivic, who returns home after her divorce from Mike "Meathead" Stivic with their son Joey Stivic.
- The two episodes in the story arc, Gloria Comes Home: Parts 1 & 2, were initially to serve as the backdoor pilot for the spin-off series Gloria. The two episodes were originally aired on the same night, as a one-hour special.
Cast (in Credits Order)
- Carroll O'Connor as Archie Bunker
- Danielle Brisebois as Stephanie Mills
- Jason Wingreen as Harry Snowden
- Allan Melvin as Barney Hefner
- Bill Quinn as Mr. Van Ranseleer
- Denise Miller as Billie Bunker
- Barry Gordon as Gary Rabinowitz
- Anne Meara as Veronica Rooney
- Barbara Meek as Ellen Canby (credited only)
- Abraham Alvarez as Jose Perez
Guest Stars/Recurring Cast
- Joe Rosario as Raoul Rosario
- Sally Struthers as Gloria Bunker Stivic
- Christopher Johnston as Joey Stivic
- Burgess Meredith as Dr. Willard Adams
- Philip Bruns as Ben (credited only)
- Peter Iacangelo as George (credited only)