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"Van Ranseleer's Operation"
Season 1, episode # 22
# 22 overall in series (97 episodes)
"Archie Bunker's Place" episode
Series: Archie Bunker's Place
Network/Country: CBS-TV / U.S.
Air date March 2, 1980
Production code 1x22
Teleplay by: Patt Shea & Harriet Weiss
Story by: Richard Baer & Bill Larkin
Directed by: Joe Gannon
Guest starring: Will Hare
Margarita Cordova
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Van Ranseleer's Operation was the 22nd episode of Season 1 of the Archie Bunker's Place TV series and also the 22nd overall episode in the series. Directed by Joe Gannon, the episode, which was prepared for TV as a teleplay written by series creators Patt Shea and Harriet Weiss from a story written by Richard Baer and Bill Larkin, originally aired on CBS-TV on March 2, 1980.

"Van Ranseleer's Operation"
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When Archie and the guys at the bar read in the paper that there might be a cure for Mr. Van Ranseleer's blindness, they pool their efforts and money so he can have the operation.


The guys read an article in the paper about an experimental operation that restores sight to blind people and thinks it may help Mr. Van Ranseeler.

Cast (in Credits Order)[]

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Guest Stars/Recurring Cast[]

  • Will Hare as Dr. George Larkin
  • Margarita Cordova as Nurse Morales

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