Episode: 014 | Aired: September 18, 1971
The Bunker household faces a touchy and tragic situation when an unwelcome visiting relative dies in their home. And, after relatives fail to help cover the funeral costs, Archie has second thoughts about giving his least favorite cousin a proper burial.
Episode: 015 | Aired: September 25, 1971
Mike's best friend, a highly respected abstract artist specializing in nudes, comes to New York for a showing of his work and asks Gloria to model for him.
Episode: 016 | Aired: October 02, 1971
Mike and Lionel participate in a student protest, but it's Archie who winds up in jail.
Episode: 017 | Aired: October 09, 1971
Cleavon Little guest stars as a crook who, following a robbery, breaks into the Bunker home to avoid capture by the police. The Bunker's uninvited guests end up involved in a family squabble about how the money from the family "pot" should be spent - to set Edith's poem to music, or for protective measures against future burglaries.
Episode: 018 | Aired: October 16, 1971
While celebrating Mike's and Gloria's first wedding anniversary, the Stivics and the Bunkers recall the traumatic day when Mike first met his future father-in-law. Archie's and Mike's personalities clashed at first meeting, but the real turmoil began when Archie learned he was about to lose his little girl and gain a boarder.
Episode: 019 | Aired: October 30, 1971
Mike and Gloria campaign for the liberal candidate in a local election, while Archie places himself in the opposing camp.
Episode: 020 | Aired: November 06, 1971
Edith's honesty infuriates Archie when he learns that she left a note on an unoccupied car she dented.
Episode: 021 | Aired: November 13, 1971
Archie jumps at a $35,000 offer to sell the house to a black buyer, which ultimately causes controversy in the Bunker household.
Episode: 022 | Aired: November 20, 1971
Mike's anxieties over upcoming exams cause marital problems between him and Gloria. Mike fears his impotency may be permanent even though his doctor believes that once his exams are over, he will return to normal.
Episode: 023 | Aired: November 27, 1971
Archie's day turns from bad to worse when, after being told he must lay off one of his men, he also learns the insurance on his home has been canceled.
Episode: 024 | Aired: December 04, 1971
The nation gets a chance to hear Archie's views on President Nixon's economic policy when Archie is interviewed by a news reporter conducting a "man on the street" interview.
Episode: 025 | Aired: December 11, 1971
The Bunker household is stifled when the flu hits them all, and Archie's illness takes a turn for the worse when Edith's favorite cousin and Archie's least favorite person comes to their rescue.
Episode: 026 | Aired: December 18, 1971
Christmas day turns out to be a very unhappy occasion in the Bunker house because Archie is depressed about not getting his usual holiday bonus.
Episode: 027 | Aired: January 01, 1972
Archie tries to act nonchalant while trapped in an elevator with a neurotic secretary, a wealthy black lawyer, and an expectant Hispanic mother and her husband.
Episode: 028 | Aired: January 08, 1972
Edith's erratic behavior puzzles the family and puts a damper on Archie's and Edith's planned trip to a new resort.
Episode: 029 | Aired: January 15, 1972
Archie doesn't want to get involved when an investigator with the United States government comes to question him about one of his best friends and co-worker.
Episode: 030 | Aired: January 22, 1972
Mike's past catches up with him when a young mother leaves her four-year old son with Edith claiming Mike is the child's father. Needles to say, the new addition to the family shocks everyone and Mike finds himself in hot water.
Episode: 031 | Aired: January 29, 1972
Archie is the sole witness to a mugging, but tries to avoid getting involved by fabricating a story about the event. However, he finds himself in trouble with the police, the mugging victim, and the group he said was responsible for the crime.
Episode: 032 | Aired: February 05, 1972
With the kids away on vacation, Archie and Edith are faced with being alone for the first time in many years. The Bunkers' new freedom and privacy soon turns into friction and unhappiness, when Edith and Archie quarrel and Archie storms out of the house.
Episode: 033 | Aired: February 12, 1972
The whole family argues with Archie when he demands that Edith not take charity and return a mink cape she received from her wealthy cousin.
Episode: 034 | Aired: February 19, 1972
In a rare moment, Archie seems to have set aside his usual feelings towards blacks when he opens his heart and his house to Sammy Davis, Jr. When Davis comes to the Bunker house to retrieve his briefcase which was left in Archie's cab, chaos and comedy become the order of the day.
Episode: 035 | Aired: February 26, 1972
Jack Weston plays an emotional Laundromat owner who threatens to sue Archie for overloading one of his washing machines. Archie counters by threatening to sue him for ruining his clothes. To avoid going to court, the pair choose Edith to act as judge in settling the dispute.
Episode: 036 | Aired: March 04, 1972
Edith's virtue is questioned and Archie fumes with jealousy when a secret about Edith and her old beau is revealed.
Episode: 037 | Aired: March 11, 1972
Archie and Edith's cousin Maude go at it again when the Bunkers travel to upstate New York to attend Maude's daughter's wedding.