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Old 10-16-2018, 03:04 PM   #1
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what is the name of this AITF episode:

It begins with Archie being all enthusiastic about a friend of his coming over to visit and Mike is not interested in meeting Archie's friend and Archie tells off Mike saying "You are afraid you would have to admire a guy like him." Meaning that Archie's friend has accomplished a lot in life at least business-wise. When Archie's friend shows up, a late middle aged man who is successful but who's own grown son wants nothing to do with him, Archie has something of a house party going on but his friend just pretends to mingle and enjoy it , but much of the time he is on the phone trying to communicate with his grown son and Mike overhears Archie's friend crying and pleading with his son over the phone not to hang up on him and "resolve" old issues, and the episode essentially ends there. It seems to be an episode in which Mike comes to pity Archie's successful friend because the man is very sad since all his money cannot buy him a loving relationship with this son .


It seemed to be an odd episode that was anti-climatic except now when I look at it in retrospect. I am still not sure what it is supposed to mean though.
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I think the episode you're talking about is called "Success Story" and it's from the first season.

https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0509919...=tt_cl_sm#cast
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