Sitcoms for Tax Day

(Above: YouTube screenshot of ‘The Ides of April’ on ‘The Odd Couple’)

To help get through Tax Day, The Savvy Screener has put together a binge of classic sitcom episodes relating to the IRS (a shout out to Newsday’s recommendations for helping out tremendously).

We’ll start with Archie Bunker getting audited on the “Archie’s Fraud” episode of All in the Family:

Next, The Honeymooners’ Ralph Kramden gets summoned to the IRS in “The Worry Wart,” and Gracie Allen meets “The Income Tax Man” on The Burns and Allen Show:

Finally, two incredibly organized people — Mary Richards and Felix Unger — are surprised when they need to deal with the IRS. The “1040 or Fight” episode of The Mary Tyler Moore Show is available free at Yahoo View, and “The Ides of April” episode of The Odd Couple can be seen by CBS All Access subscribers. Here’s a clip from the latter:

(Note: The above is an encore presentation of a previously published article.)

About Les Luchter

Les Luchter is a former managing editor of Multichannel News, editor-in-chief of Cable Marketing, and news editor of Broadcast Week.

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