All in the Family: Weekend in the Country

Norman Lear (creator, developer)
Bud Yorkin (developer)
Phil Sharp, Milt Josefsberg (screenwriters)
Carroll O'Connor, Jean Stapleton, Danielle Brisebois (starring)

Los Angeles: Tandem Productions, 1978. First Draft script for the season 9, episode 6, "Weekend in the County," of the classic television series, which aired on October 29, 1978. Script preceded by "Cast" and "Act" page. Missing one page, likely as used or issued.

The Bunkers spend a weekend in a fishing cabin with the bickering Hefners (Estelle Parsons and Allan Melvin). Winner of 22 Primetime Emmy Awards, it was nominated 55 times, and is one of the few shows in which all the leads won Emmys. The show is credited with having the most spin-offs for a prime time television series, directly spawning "Maude," "The Jeffersons," "Archie Bunker's Place," "Gloria," and "704 Hauser."

Blue titled self wrappers, integral with title page, dated August 15, 1978, noted as FIRST DRAFT, with credits for screenwriters Phil Sharp and Milt Josefsberg, and director Paul Bogart. 47 leaves, with last page of text numbered II-III-41. Mimeograph duplication, rectos only, with pink and green revision pages throughout, dated variously between 8/15/78 and 8/16/78. Pages Very Good plus, unbound, attached with metal clip on top left.

[Book #152244]