Archie Bunker on Gun Control Circa 1972

Incredibly, All in the Family predicted Donald Trump's boneheaded thoughts on arming everyone to end gun violence — almost 46 years ago.

Edith was just happy Archie was on a stool — it made him look taller! (Images via video still)

The episode, "Archie and the Editorial" (September 16, 1972), contains a TV spot in which Archie Bunker (Carroll O'Connor, 1924-2001) argues that giving guns to everyone would keep people from hijacking planes.

This is so upsetting, hearing the '70s audience laugh their asses off at something the alleged POTUS is now offering as a real solution — they're laughing at us and don't even know it.

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