Season 2, Episode 1 The Saga of Cousin Oscar
First Aired: September 18, 1971
After his freeloading cousin Oscar dies during a visit, Archie can't find any relative willing to help with funeral expenses. Whitehead: Jack Grimes. McNab: William Benedict. Mrs. McNab: Connie Sawyer. Bertha: Peggy Rea. Rev. Mr. Belcher: Will B. Able. Billy: Emmett Walsh. Edith: Jean Stapleton. Mike: Rob Reiner. Archie: Carroll O'Connor.
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- Premiered: January 12, 1971
- Rating: TV-PG
- Premise: The groundbreaking, multi-Emmy-winning sitcom about bigoted Archie Bunker ended TV's innocence. Its protagonist was simultaneously lovable and pathetic and, series creator Norman Lear said, `the bigger-than-life epitome of something that's in all of us, li… (more)