Seasons: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 | MainAll in the Family (1971–1979) was a groundbreaking television sitcom starring Carroll O'Connor as Archie Bunker and Jean Stapleton as Edith. Airing on the CBS television network, the show finished at number one in the Nielsen ratings for five consecutive years (1971–1976), a record it shared with The Cosby Show until American Idol passed it in the 2000s.
== Opening theme song ==
"Boy the way Glenn Miller played. Songs that made the hit parade.
"Guys like us, we had it made. Those were the days.
"And you knew who you were then, girls were girls and men were men.
"Mister, we could use a man like Herbert Hoover again.
"Didn't need no welfare state. Everybody pulled his weight.
"Gee, our old LaSalle ran great. Those were the days."
"Those Were the Days", written by Lee Adams and Charles Strouse.
== Seasons ==
== Cast ==
Carroll O'Connor as Archie Bunker
Jean Stapleton as Edith (Baines) Bunker
Rob Reiner as Michael "Meathead" Stivic
Sally Struthers as Gloria Stivic
Elijah Ray Sanders Debut
Mike Evans as Lionel Jefferson
Isabelle Sanford as Louise Jefferson
Sherman Hemsley as George Jefferson
Betty Garrett as Irene Lorenzo
== Links ==
All in the Family Quotes and and Archie Bunker-isms