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"Mike Comes into Money"
Season 3, episode # 8
# 45 overall in series (205 episodes)
AITF 3x8 - Mike Comes into Money
when Mike donates 4200 to the McGovern presidential campaign, which comes at the same time that Archie demands $200 for rent, it leads to a big argument in "Mike Comes Into Money" in Season 3 (ep.#8).
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Series: All in the Family
Network/Country: CBS-TV
Air date November 4, 1972
Production code 310 (3x8)
Written by: Michael Ross & Bernie West
Directed by: John Rich
Guest starring: None in episode
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Mike Comes into Money is the 8th episode of the third season and the 45th overall episode All in the Family. The Season 3 episode first aired on CBS-TV on November 4, 1972. Directed by John Rich, the story was written by Michael Ross with Bernie West.

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When Mike inherits some money, he donates $200 to the George McGovern campaign. Coincidentally, it comes at the same time Archie is demanding $200 for rent, and it results in yet another argument.


In this episode the ball starts rolling when Mike unexpectedly receives a 200-dollar inheritance. Archie wants Mike to hand over the money for household expenses. Instead, liberal Mike donates the 200 dollars to the presidential campaign of George McGovern.


"Mike Comes Into Money" was originally telecast on November 4, 1972 -- three days before McGovern lost to incumbent Richard Nixon (bad news for Mike, perhaps, but a bottomless source of satirical material for the series!).

Quotes/Scene Exceprts[]

  • Archie: Look at this water bill - eighty dollars! My luck I got the only Polack (referring to Mike) that showers regular.

  • Archie: Do you hear your daughter turning on her father that way? Twenty-two years, I've never heard her open her yap like that!
  • Edith: Well, she's just sticking up for her husband!
  • Archie: Ahhh! For the live of me, I'll never understand women. The way they marry some guy who always makes a fool of himself... but still they *love* him!


  • Edith: That's right, Archie.

  • Gloria: Well, what do you want me to do?
  • Edith: [Screeching] I don't know! All I know is you ruined your father's dinner!
  • Gloria: I said I was sorry! Well, excuse me for living!
  • Archie: What is all the hollerin' out here?
  • Gloria: Nothing!
  • Archie: For a minute I thought I was in the back room of a Greek restaurant!

  • Mike: Here's a dime, Arch.
  • Archie: Aah, that won't pay for all of your showers.
  • Mike: No, but it'll pay for yours!

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