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Married with Children, Archie Bunker: Return of the American Curmudgeon
For the bulk of 20th-century television, generations revered the blue-collar figures of counter-culture from Ralph Kramden (Jackie Gleason) in The Honeymooners, Archie Bunker (Carroll O'Connor) in All in the Family, Al Bundy (Ed O'Neill) in Married with Children, and Fred Sanford (Redd Foxx) in Sanford and Son. Jackie Gleason as Ralph Kramden in The Honeymooners[...]
Bah! Humbug! Why 'A Christmas Carol' Needs a Holiday from the Holidays
A sitcom like FOX's Married with Children had an episode titled It's a Bundyful Life, where Al (Modern Family's Ed O'Neill) gets an opportunity to see how his family turned out if he was never around with the assistance of loud, obnoxious angel played by Sam Kinison Kinison brought his confrontational schtick from his stand-up to all[...]