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Did you think Marisa Tomei’s Edith Bunker was comedic genius? Pick her now on our prediction site

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May 22’s live re-creation of two classic Norman Lear sitcoms, “All in the Family” and “The Jeffersons,” provided ABC with boffo ratings and mostly glowing reviews for its cast, especially Marisa Tomei as Edith Bunker and Wanda Sykes as a sassy Louise Jefferson.

The ladies who originated those roles in the ’70s, Jean Stapleton as so-called dingbat Edith and Isabel Sanford as her onetime African-American neighbor Louise won their share of Emmys. Stapleton collected three trophies for best comedy actress and Sanford made history by becoming the second black American actress to win a Primetime Emmy and the first to win as a lead actress in a comedy series. As for the Jefferson’s wisecracking maid, Florence, an 86-year-old Marla Gibbs — who was Emmy-nominated five times for her supporting role — simply took up where she left off.

Woody Harrelson, taking over for four-time Emmy winner Carroll O’Connor as bigoted Archie Bunker,

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