All in the Family

Season 6 Episode 15

The Baby (2) (a.k.a.) Birth of the Baby (2)

Aired Unknown Dec 22, 1975 on CBS



  • Trivia

  • Quotes

    • Edith: I wish you had been with me in the delivery room when I had Gloria.
      Archie: I was with you when it counted.
      Edith: Archie!
      Archie: I meant I was with you when you brung the baby home! Get your mind out of Cosmopolitan magazine.

    • Nurse: Which Dr. Shapiro?
      Archie: Dr. Shapiro the groinocologist!

    • Archie: I'm only dressed this way because I'm in a menstrual show!

    • Gloria: (Seeing Archie in blackface) Daddy is that you?
      Archie: Well it ain't your Aunt Jemima.

    • Edith: The next time I see you, you'll be a mother.
      Gloria: And the next time I see you, you'll be a grandmother. And the next time I see daddy, he'll be white. Hahahahaha.

  • Notes

    • This episode was videotaped on December 12, 1975.

    • When the doctor tells Gloria "Push, like stepping on the accelerator of a car". Gloria says "I don't drive". Gloria gets her driver's licence on the final season Christmas episode.

    • The Toy Corporation issued an anatomically-correct, plastic "Joey Stivic" doll shortly after this episode aired. It was the first ever detailed male doll to be manufactured in the United States.

    • The birth of Joey Michael Stivic was rated one of the 16th most-anticipated TV episodes of all time in Gabe Essoe's The Book of TV Lists.

  • Allusions