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Sunday Echoes: Archie Bunker Suicides

October 4, 2009

You know there is a lot of comedic talent and skill involved when decades after a show first aired, followed by countless re-runs, the laughs still spontaneously are produced.  Smiling and laughing was my first reaction on seeing these segments again from the award-winning “All In The Family”.  It just proves Carroll O’Connor was a first-rate television comedian.

  1. January 4, 2010 4:05 PM

    Oops – 1995*

  2. January 4, 2010 4:03 PM

    Since All in The Family ran in the 70’s and his son died in 1997, yes, I think it’s fair to say that he did those clips prior to the suicide of his son. I take it you’ve never ever seen All in The Family? I only ask, Sam, because I was shocked at the degree to which you’ve shat on this nostalgic post about an old TV show.

    Oh, and in re: to your final thought — what if it’s a clown committing suicide?

  3. sam permalink
    October 5, 2009 11:14 AM

    I assume that Carroll O’Connor did the clips that you posted prior to the suicide of his own son, since suicide is no laughing matter.

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