Archie Bunker Does Shabbat

Carroll O'Connor and Jean Stapleton as Archie and Edith Bunker from All in the Family sit down to Shabbat dinner with the blessings over the candles, wine and challah bread.

In this episode, Edith & Stephanie are preparing a Shabbat dinner for Archie's new partner Murray, who is Jewish.

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