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"Tough Love"
Season 2, episode # 16
# 40 overall in series (97 episodes)
"Archie Bunker's Place" episode
Series: Archie Bunker's Place
Network/Country: CBS-TV / U.S.
Air date March 15, 1981
Production code 2x16
Written by: Patt Shea & Harriet Weiss
Directed by: Linda Day
Guest starring: Edmund Stoiber
Steven Stone
Garrett O'Connor
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Tough Love was the 16th episode of Season 2 of Archie Bunker's Place TV series and also the 40th overall episode in the series. Directed by Linda Day, the episode, which was written by series creators Patt Shea and Harriet Weiss, originally aired on CBS-TV on March 15, 1981.

"Tough Love"
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Veronica's drinking problem worries Archie and Murray, especially when she ends up in the hospital.


hen Veronica's drinking gets out of control and even interferes with her work, Archie must take drastic measures.

Cast (in Credits Order)[]

Main Cast[]

Guest Stars/Recurring Cast[]

  • Edmund Stoiber as Dr. Bennett
  • Garrett O'Connor as Dr. Walsh
  • Steven Stone as Kowalski (uncredited)

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