704 Hauser

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704 Hauser
GenreSitcom
Created byNorman Lear
Starring
Country of originUnited States
Original language(s)English
No. of seasons1
No. of episodes6 (1 unaired)
Production
Camera setupMulti-camera
Running time22–24 minutes
Production company(s)
DistributorSony Pictures Television
Release
Original networkCBS
Original releaseApril 11 (1994-04-11) –
May 9, 1994 (1994-05-09)
Chronology
Preceded by
Related shows

704 Hauser is an American situation comedy television program and a spin-off of All in the Family. It was the last spin-off from All in the Family and aired on television from April 11 to May 9, 1994 on CBS. The show is about an African American family moving into Archie Bunker's old house in the 1990s. The show was created by Norman Lear who also made All in the Family. People thought 704 Hauser was not bad but also not very good. But the show was ended early, almost a month after it started. Five episodes were shown on television and the six episode was made but not put on television.[1]

In All in the Family Archie Bunker is the conservative parent and his daughter, Gloria Stivic and her husband, Michael Stivic were liberals. In 704 Hauser it is opposite because the parents in the show are liberal and the son in the show is a conservative.

Cast[change | change source]

Episodes[change | change source]

No.TitleDirected byWritten byOriginal air date
1"Meet the Cumberbatchs"Norman LearStory by : Norman Lear
Teleplay by : Norman Lear and Kevin Heelan
April 11, 1994 (1994-04-11)
The Liberal black parents have problems with their conservative son and his white girlfriend.
2"Here's Why Ernie Should Never Be Left Home Alone"Jack SheaJohn Baskin and Roger ShulmanApril 18, 1994 (1994-04-18)
Ernie tries to find Goodie a new girlfriend.
3"Ernie Live on Tape"Jack SheaJanet Lynne JacksonApril 25, 1994 (1994-04-25)
Ernie and Goodie disagree over an issue of racism.
4"Triskaidekaphobia"Jack SheaGreg Cope and Sean DwyerMay 2, 1994 (1994-05-02)
Friday the 13th brings bad luck to the Cumberbatchs.
5"All That Jasmine"Jack SheaAndrea Allen-WileyMay 9, 1994 (1994-05-09)
Rose's sister gets in the way with Ernie's birthday surprise.
6"Revelations"Jack SheaWalter Allen Bennett, Jr.Unaired (Unaired)
Ernie finds out about a good plan to lower his taxes by becoming a minister.

Home media[change | change source]

The pilot episode, "Meet the Cumberbatch's", was included as a extra feature on the All in the Family: The Complete Series DVD box set put out by Shout! Factory on October 30, 2012.

References[change | change source]

  1. Svetkey, Benjamin (April 15, 1994). "Norman Lear's new sitcom 704 Hauser". Entertainment Weekly. Retrieved July 10, 2016.

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