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"The Bunkers Go West"
Season 9, episode # 11
# 192 overall in series (205 episodes)
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Series: All in the Family
Network/Country: CBS-TV / USA
Air date December 10, 1978
Production code 912 (9x11)
Written by: Mel Tolkin & Larry Rhine
Directed by: Paul Bogart
Guest starring: Allan Nelvin
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The Bunkers Go West is the 11th episode of Season 9 of All in the Family, and the 192nd overall episode in the series. Written by Mel Tolkin and Larry Rhine, the episode, which was directed by Paul Bogart, originally aired on CBS-TV on December 10, 1978.

"The Bunkers Go West"
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The Bunkers plan to go to California to visit the Stivics after they cancel their Christmas trip to New York.


Archie and Edith both are eagerly looking forward to the return of the Mike and Gloria and little Joey to celebrate Christmas. However, they are forced to make a last minute change of plans when Edith receives a call from Gloria explaining they won't be able to travel due to Mike's back going out.

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  • Edith: Stephie, don't you want to come with us and have fun at Disneyland?
  • Stephanie: No.
  • Archie: You will have fun where I tell you to have fun!


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  • Trees (uncredited) -

Poem by Joyce Kilmer Music by Oscar Rasbach Portion sung by Carroll O'Connor and Allan Melvin

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