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"Stephanie's Conversion"
Season 9, episode # 20
# 201 overall in series (205 episodes)
AITF 9x20 - Reverend Chong about to leave
Reverend Chong (Clyde Kusatsu) drops by to inform Edith that he discovered from Stephanie that, in fact, she's Jewish in "Stephanie's Conversion" in Season 9 (ep.#20).
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Series: All in the Family
Network/Country: CBS-TV / USA
Air date February 18, 1979
Production code 918 (9x20)
Written by: Patt Shea & Harriet Weiss
Directed by: Paul Bogart
Guest starring: Clyde Kusatsu
Michael Mann
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Stephanie's Conversion is the 20th episodes of Season 9 of All in the Family, and the 201st overall episode in the series. Written by Patt Shea and Harriet Weiss , the episode, which was directed by Paul Bogart, originally aired on CBS-TV on February 18, 1979.

"Stephanie's Conversion"
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The Reverend Chong visits Edith to tell her that Stephanie is Jewish. Archie doesn't her to convert, but Edith backs Stephanie's decision.


Edith finds out that Stephanie has been hiding the fact she is Jewish from Archie. Archie finds out and hits the roof. Edith once again has to remind Archie that certain decisions aren't his to make, causing Archie to have a change of heart, even giving her a Star of David necklace to wear.

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  • Archie: Whatsa matter with you, you mad at me?
  • Stephanie: No. Are you mad at me?
  • Archie: No, I ain't mad at you. You didn't do nothing. Oh, yeah. I got something for ya. It's this here. See, I just happen to be passing the store.

[Archie then holds up a Star of David necklace which he bought for Stephanie]

  • Stephanie: It's pretty.
  • Archie: It's supposed to go around your neck, so let me do that for ya.
  • Archie: [puts it on her and fastens it] Yeah, that ain't bad.
  • Archie: [goes to go into the house, but pauses at the door] You know, you gotta love somebody to give 'em one of them. I mean, you gotta love everything about them.

  • Archie: Why are you treating me to waffles and syrup on a Monday Morning?
  • Edith: Because Stephanie is Jewish.

[Finding out Stephanie is Jewish]

  • Stephanie: My father said not to talk about it.
  • Edith: Why?

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