Mike is all excited when the Lorenzos and Lionel are coming over after dinner for a game of 'Group Therapy.' Archie takes one look at some of the questions that are asked during a game and quickly rushes off for drinks at Kelsey's bar. Later, during the game, Mike childishly refuses to accept criticism from everyone involved.moreless
A local election has the Bunker family in turmoil as Mike and Gloria are all for Claire Packer, a woman, which is exactly why Archie is dead set against her. However, once down at the voting booths, Archie soon realizes that he can't vote because he isn't registered, leaving it up to him to try to convince Edith to vote for his candidate of choice.moreless
Archie is not at all pleased after he has a visit with the doctor and learns that he has to go on a diet to lose 25 lbs. Edith does her best to keep him on a healthy diet but when Archie gets fed up he soon turns to Kelsey who begins cooking him his unhealthy dinners. But Quigley shows up to Kelseys and tells him the importance of losing weight and Archie starts changing his ways.moreless
Gloria comes home from the doctor with some news: she's pregnant. This leads to a big argument between Archie and Mike so Mike decides to quit school and move out. Archie doesn't believe him, that is until Mike gets a job in Detroit and plans on moving there. However, plans for a move are suddenly halted when Gloria suffers a miscarriage.moreless
Archie leaves Edith by herself when he goes to Mike and Gloria's house to help them prepare for her surprise 50th birthday party. She is visited by a man posing as a police detective but quickly finds herself in a life threatening situation.
Irene installs a new lock on the cellar door just as Mike and Gloria go away for the weekend and Edith leaves for a baby shower. Archie is left home alone. Not having paid attention to Irene's instructions, he locks himself in the basement. After finding a bottle of Polish vodka, Archie spends a long night contemplating his life through the haze of a drunken stupor.moreless
For their 25th wedding anniversary, Edith plans a romantic second honeymoon getaway to Atlantic City, the same place they went on their first honeymoon. However, trying to keep it a secret and get Archie to come along is a challenge, since Archie is all excited about an upcoming basketball game.