All in the Family

Edith Gets Fired

Season 9, Ep 21, Aired 2/25/79
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  • Episode Description
  • Edith, who stands by idly as a resident dies, is fired from the Sunshine Home after she admits to the outraged son-in-law that she was just following the woman's wishes to be allowed to die with dignity. Afterwards, she is visited at home by the woman's daughter.

  • Cast & Crew
  • Carroll O'Connor

    Archie Bunker

  • Jean Stapleton

    Edith Bunker

  • Paul Bogart

  • Mort Lachman

  • Barbara Cason

    Miss Critchen

  • Fan Reviews (1)
  • Right to die story

    By bramucci, Feb 05, 2006

  • Trivia & Quotes
  • Quotes (2)

    • Archie: Hey, Edith! The woman whose mother died and got you fired is here to see you!

    • Archie: Whadja do, anyways? Edith: I held her hand. And never let go.

    Notes (3)

    • This episode was videotaped on January 19, 1979.

    • Danielle Brisebois does not appear in this episode.

    • Victor Kilian, who portrayed the elderly man who was being chased by nurses at the beginning of this episode, was murdered in his apartment by burglars about two weeks after this episode originally aired.

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