• He didn’t play a bigot on All in the Famlly, he was the supposedly high minded liberal, albeit so utterly smug on occasion that the people who liked Archie Bunker were all the more likely to hate Mike Stivic.

    • Yeah, I know, but it’s the premise of the show–the lovable bigot.

  • Conor Malcolm Crockford

    He’s pretty funny on New Girl, especially when he’s teamed up with Nick as extremely grumpy people.

  • plch

    Can I mention the second movie he directed which I loved as a teen? ‘The sure thing’, it’s years since i have seen it but it seems to me that’, as a 80s teen comedy, it isn’t that bad.