All in the Family’ Theme Song

Celebrities, Celebrity Q&A, People
on August 13, 2006

In the theme song to All in the Family, what's the line between "Everybody pulled his weight" and "those were the days"?
—Lou S., Jonesboro, Ark.

You're not the only TV viewer who's had trouble with the last lines of the show's theme song: "Everybody pulled his weight/Didn't need no welfare state/Gee, our old Lasalle ran great/Those were the days."