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  1. Islamaphobia Is a JokeRead the original story

    Friday Apr 17 | The Nation

    The Daily Show 's Aasif Mandvi hopes his mock sitcom will make us laugh our way to becoming Halal in the Family It's hard to imagine today what the television landscape looked like before All in the Family exploded into living rooms in early 1971. Its protagonist, Archie Bunker, was a bigoted, sexist patriarch from Queens, whose confrontations with those around him made viewers laugh, and think.

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  2. Mike Farrell and cast entertain JAX 'On Golden Pond'Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 10 | Examiner.com

    ... character (Ethel Thayer) played by Jan Neuberger sounds like the late Jean Stapleton (Edith Bunker) of All in the Family. Jan has the same mannerisms as Jean when she speaks her lines and as she maneuvers across the stage and then knocks down the ...

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  3. Grady played major role in establishing, adding prestige to Peabody AwardsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 10 | Athens Banner-Herald

    ... what we now know as "popular culture" underwent a scholarly reassessment, and series such as "MASH" and "All in the Family" suggested new possibilities for intelligence and real-world relevance in established entertainment formats. By the turn of ...

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  4. Can a Sitcom End Islamophobia?Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 9 | WNYC-AM New York

    ... trying to fit in. Mandvi looked to classic TV sitcoms like "The Cosby Show," "Growing Pains" and "All in the Family" for inspiration. And he said his character just wants to be American, not an American Muslim. "Because we were attempting to point ...

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  5. Shows like 'Black-ish' perpetuate racist stereotypesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Apr 5 | New York Post

    ... Johnson Sr., a black version of the white, race-obsessed Archie Bunker character from the 1970s TV sitcom "All in the Family.'' A successful advertising executive, Dre is married to a doctor, Rainbow, or "Bow'' (Tracee Ellis Ross), whose mother is ...

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  6. DVD review: 'Maude: Complete Series'Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 3 | SFGate

    In the beginning, Maude Findlay was the cousin of Edith Bunker, visiting the Bunkers on "All in the Family" in December 1971. The character was said to have been inspired by producer Norman Lear 's real-life wife, Frances Lear .

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  7. Find - 80s love in "The Sure Thing: 30th Anniversary Edition"Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 3 | The Virginian-Pilot

    ... Awards). Putch is the son of actress Jean Stapleton, who played Edith on the revolutionary 1970s sitcom "All in the Family" in which Reiner played son-in-law Michael Stivic. Anthony Edwards, who plays Gib's best friend, went on to eight seasons of ...

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  8. On StageRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 2 | Ventura County Reporter

    In the first episode of All in the Family , Archie Bunker lets loose a pair of racist slurs so unimaginable by 1971 standards that the live audience - which had been laughing up until then - didn't respond. It wasn't sure that what it had heard had actually just been said.

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  9. And then there was 'Maude'Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 29 | Star Tribune

    "Cousin Maude's Visit," the Dec. 11, 1971, episode of the groundbreaking CBS comedy series "All in the Family," introduced TV audiences to the unforgettable Maude Findlay, the outspoken and feminist cousin of Edith who took no guff from conservative Archie . Producer Norman Lear recalled that the episode was airing on the East Coast when he got a call from the network's programming head, Fred Silverman.

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  10. CheddiRead the original story

    Sunday Mar 29 | Stabroek News

    ... For the folks living next door, you could do as Archie Bunker once said on the US television series 'All in the Family', "Just open the window and holler," but that aside it was a letter or a telegram. In those days, we were in the dark about a host ...

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  11. Norman Lear and His Art: Even This We Got to ExperienceRead the original story

    Thursday Mar 26 | The George Towner

    ... for "Glory" in the film "Selma." Common noted that it was Lear shows like "Good Times," "The Jeffersons," "All in the Family" and "Sanford and Son" that allowed him to see himself and his people portrayed as part of the American cultural tapestry in ...

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  12. 'Maude' returns in 6-season DVD setRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 24, 2015 | Toledo Blade

    Cousin Maude's Visit, the Dec. 11, 1971, episode of the groundbreaking CBS comedy series All in the Family, introduced TV audiences to the unforgettable Maude Findlay, the outspoken, liberal, and feminist cousin of Edith who took no guff from conservative Archie even when he called her a "big-mouth buttinski." Producer Norman Lear recalled that the episode was airing on the East Coast when he got a call from the network's programming head, Fred Silverman.

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  13. Bea Arthur's six-season series 'Maude' on DVDRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 23, 2015 | The Daily Democrat

    "Cousin Maude's Visit," the Dec. 11, 1971, episode of the groundbreaking CBS comedy series "All in the Family," introduced TV audiences to the unforgettable Maude Findlay, the outspoken, liberal and feminist cousin of Edith who took no guff from conservative Archie even when he called her a "big-mouth buttinski." Producer Norman Lear recalls that the episode was airing on the East Coast when he got a call from the network's programming head, Fred Silverman.

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  14. Topical '70s sitcom - Maude' arrives on DVDRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 22, 2015 | Camden Chronicle Independent

    Writer-producer Norman Lear had a string of hugely successful and influential sitcoms during the 1970s and '80s, most notably "All in the Family," "Sanford and Son," "Good Times," "The Jeffersons," "Mary Hartman, Mary Hartman," "Diff'rent Strokes" and "The Facts of Life," among others. And then there's "Maude," as the theme song says.

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  15. Binge Watch: 'Community' transfers to YahooRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 20, 2015 | The Wave

    ... many inexplicable ommissions from the DVD market, one of the strangest was "Maude," Norman Lear's first "All in the Family" spinoff. Despite spending four years as a top 10 series in the 1970s, "Maude" had only released one season on disc, that in ...

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  16. Christopher Caldwell: "The Browning of America" And The "Legacy Majority"Read the original story

    Mar 9, 2015 | VDARE

    ... racially mixed marriages: three quarters are between black men and white women. a In a 1973 episode of "All in the Family," Archie Bunker spoke of a co-worker everyone called Black Elmo, "so's not to get him mixed up with regular Elmo." ...

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  17. Bea Arthur took 'Maude' out of 'Family's' shadowRead the original story

    Mar 14, 2015 | Los Angeles Times

    "Cousin Maude's Visit," the Dec. 11, 1971, episode of the groundbreaking CBS comedy series "All in the Family," introduced TV audiences to the unforgettable Maude Findlay, the outspoken, liberal and feminist cousin of Edith who took no guff from conservative Archie even when he called her a "big-mouth buttinski." Producer Norman Lear recalled that the episode was airing on the East Coast when he got a call from the network's programming head, Fred Silverman.

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  18. Susan Miles Gulbransen: Chupack, Corrigan, Marlowe and Ryan Lead Way as CALM Celebrity AuthorsRead the original story

    Mar 13, 2015 | Noozhawk

    ... fundraiser. This major icon of television history cornered the family sitcom genre with huge hits such as All in the Family , Taxi and 100 more shows. At one time, nine of them topped the list of most popular TV shows. "The more the audience ...

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  19. MomentumFOR REALRead the original story

    Mar 11, 2015 | American Reporter

    ST. SIMONS ISLAND, Ga. -- Today would be Carroll O'Connor's birthday. In the person of Archie Bunker, starring in "All in the Family," a sitcom in the 70s, he personified an American bigot.

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  20. 8 powerful life lessons from 92-year-old TV legend Norman LearRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 10, 2015 | Silicon Alley Insider

    He's the creator of shows like "All in the Family," "Good Times," and "The Jeffersons," programs that not only brought in 120 million viewers a week, but challenged Americans' views on topics like racism, poverty, and abortion. He worked with comedy icons like Carl Reiner and Mel Brooks and influenced generations of television writers, including "South Park" co-creators Trey Parker and Matt Stone.

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