Episode 311: All In The Family S8E4 Edith’s 50th Birthday (October 1977)

Episode 37 · August 16th, 2018 · 1 hr 23 mins

About this Episode

CW: Sexual Assault; discussion of rape
Lemuel has suggested an episode of television that changed the conversation in society - All in the Family season 8 episode 4: Edith’s 50th Birthday. This episode of television deals head on with sexual assault and is simultaneously one of the funniest episodes of television we have ever seen. We talk about comedy writing, how sexual assault is discussed in media, toxic masculinity, and the growth of problematic characters. Then we end with marching bands and Mister Rogers.

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