Archie Bunker’s Brilliant (?) Summary Of What Equal Pay Would Do To America

Remember when conversations like this happened in every household? Even worse, 10 or 20 years before this, it was just automatically assumed that the wage disparity was fine and dandy. How far we've come ... and how far we have yet to go!


Here's what this clip is about in a nutshell.

First, the setup: Irene gets a job a a forklift driver. She's lamenting the fact that she's paid less than guys working the same job.

And of course, Archie digs his hole even deeper after shocking everybody in the room with that statement by backing it up with ... the Bible.

And then, the punch line.

Watch the clip here:

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"The issue on the table..."

Two of Hamilton's most beloved numbers are the Cabinet Battles between Alexander Hamilton and Thomas Jefferson. In Cabinet Battle #1, the issue on the table was Hamilton's national financial plan. In Cabinet Battle #2, the issue was whether to provide France assistance in their revolutionary war.

But there was a third rap battle written for the show, which was cut due to time and because it didn't actually move the plot along. The issue on the table for Cabinet Battle #3? Slavery.

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