All in the Family

Season 2 Episode 17

Mike's Mysterious Son

Aired Unknown Jan 22, 1972 on CBS



  • Trivia

    • When Archie and Edith come downstairs to the sound of Mike and Gloria arguing with Marilyn Sanders Gloria says "Marilyn just told us Mike is not Danny's father."
      Gloria never hears the boy being called Danny nor was she told his name.

    • Marcia Rodd would play Carol, Maude's daughter in the episode "Maude" which was also the pilot for Bea Arthur's sitcom of the same name. However, in the series "Maude", Carol was played by Adrienne Barbeau.

  • Quotes

    • Edith: It must be a mistake!
      Archie: Oh, it's a mistake all right. Mike's biggest mistake ever! (gestures to the boy, who's sitting in the chair, eating a peanut butter sandwich) Oh look at this, his mistake's getting peanut butter on my chair!

    • Mike: I mean, haven't you ever got something that you didn't want?
      Archie: I'm looking right at it.

    • Edith: (about the boy) He's yours, Mike.
      Mike: WHAT?!
      Gloria: WHAT?!
      Archie: WHAT?!

    • Archie: Can't you answer a simple three word question? Who. Is. That. Kid.?

    • Edith: Oh, Archie, you're home!
      Archie: No, Edith, I'm still at work.

    • Gloria: (to the boy) Aw, look, 'ma. He's cute when he pouts--just like Mike.
      Edith: (tries to deny it) Uh, no, Mike has a moustache!

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