Groundbreaking sitcom thanks to its depiction of issues of racism, infidelity, homosexuality and numerous other controversial issues of that time. It centered on a working class bigot who would constantly squabble with his family on the various issues. The show won more than 20 Emmy Awards.
The Writers Guild of America called the show the fourth-best written TV series ever while TV Guide called it the fourth-greatest show of all time. Bravo named protagonist Archie Bunker as TV's greatest character of all time.