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"Hiring the Housekeeper"
Season 2, episode # 4
# 28 overall in series (97 episodes)
"Archie Bunker's Place" episode
Series: Archie Bunker's Place
Network/Country: CBS-TV / U.S.
Air date November 16, 1980
Production code 2x4
Written by: Carroll O'Connor, Alan Rosen & Fred Rubin
Directed by: Peter Bonerz
Guest starring: Janet MacLachlan
Mel Bryant
Ion Teodorescu
Elsa Raven
Loretta Fury
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Hiring the Housekeeper was the fourth episode of Season 2 of the Archie Bunker's Place TV series and also the 28th overall episode in the series. Directed by Mel Ferber, the episode, which was written by Carroll O'Connor, Alan Rosen and Fred Rubin, originally aired on CBS-TV on November 16, 1980.

"Hiring the Housekeeper"
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Archie searches for a housekeeper to look after Stephanie.


Archie hires Ellen Canby, sister of his next door neighbor, as his new housekeeper.

Cast (in Credits Order)[]

Main Cast[]

Guest Stars/Recurring Cast[]

  • Janet MacLachlan as Polly Swanson
  • Mel Bryant as Ed Swanson
  • Ion Teodorescu as Mr. Kozminski
  • Elsa Raven as Mrs. Simmons
  • Loretta Fury as Mrs. Webberx

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