TV Series | TV-PG | | Comedy, Drama
Norman Lear's father used to call him Meathead when he was a child, and Lear gave that "nickname" to Mike Stivic.
You can't do that, Archie! That's largesse!
Archie Bunker: I don't care if it's largesse, smallesse or any kind of esse!
Mike is shown being a college student in the 1970s. Assuming that he went to college straight from high school (or even after an open year) he would still be in his early 20s when the series began. Rob Reiner is clearly older than the character would be and he seems to be a very poor student as it takes him nearly six years to complete college (despite going full time) only to obtain a job that would require just a four-year degree.
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