Es bleibt in der Familie Sammy's Visit (1971–1979) watch online HD
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The famous kiss was Carroll O'Connor's idea. When originally filmed, the kiss brought on the longest restrained laughter in the history of television. However, in the final print, the laughter was cut to make room for Archie's last line.
Carroll O'Connor and Sammy Davis Jr. were longtime friends and it was Davis who expressed an interest in being on the show.
Sammy Davis, Jr. guest-starred again as himself in the spin-off series "Archie Bunker's Place".
Norman Lear and Carroll O'Connor came up with the idea of having Sammy Davis Jr. play himself. They wanted Davis to ad lib his lines so it would seem more natural.
First appearance of Barney Hefner (Allan Melvin).
Louise Jefferson will meet up again with Sammy Davis Jr. 12 years later on the Jeffersons ("What Makes Sammy Run?"), only to appear to be meeting for the first time.
This episode is the first appearance of the character of Barney Hefner. His wife Mabel is not seen but is referenced when Edith tells Archie she called their house to share the news that Sammy Davis Jr. was coming over. Later in the series, Barney's wife is named Blanche.
At the end of this episode, Sammy Davis , Jr. kisses Archie. When Sammy came back to visit on Archie Bunker's Place, Archie kissed him.
Per the title, the Bunker's are visited by actor and singer Sammy Davis Jr..
|Episode cast overview:|
|Carroll O'Connor||-||Archie Bunker|
|Jean Stapleton||-||Edith Bunker|
|Rob Reiner||-||Michael 'Meathead' Stivic|
|Sally Struthers||-||Gloria Bunker-Stivic|
|Sammy Davis Jr.||-||Himself|
|Mike Evans||-||Lionel Jefferson|
|Allan Melvin||-||Barney Hefner|
|Isabel Sanford||-||Louise Jefferson|
|Fay DeWitt||-||Mrs, Haskell|
|Keri Shuttleton||-||Clarissa Haskell|
|Billy Halop||-||Bert Munson|