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The Best Episodes of Married...With Children 

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Married... with Children generated lots of laughs by sharing the story of the Bundy family and their friends and neighbors. The best episodes of Married... with Children often feature Al lamenting his life as a shoe salesman or reminiscing about his days as a high school football star. Some good episodes of Married... with Children also focus on Peggy, Kelly, and Bud.

What are the best episodes of Married... with Children? “The House That Peg Lost,” from season three is a fan favorite as it finds Steve and Marcy attending Kelly's slumber party. “You Better Watch Out” has the Bundys dealing with an unexpected Christmas surprise.

“Eatin' Out” is another good episode from Married... with Children as is “Wabbit Season,” which finds Al going head-to-head with a garden menace.

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976-SHOE is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Episodes of Married...With Children
976-SHOE Episode: 8, Season: Married... with Children - Season 4

Original Airing: Nov 12 1989

Steve risks his job when Al takes a $50,000 loan from Steve's bank to start a shoe hotline.
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You Better Watch Out is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Episodes of Married...With Children
You Better Watch Out Episode: 13, Season: Married... with Children - Season 2

Original Airing: Dec 20 1987

This Christmas episode tells about Santa Claus, who is late showing up at the mall. His parachute doesn't open up and he falls off his sleigh and onto the Bundy property ... dead.
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The Camping Show (aka A ... is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Episodes of Married...With Children
The Camping Show (aka A Period Piece) Episode: 4, Season: Married... with Children - Season 3

Original Airing: Dec 11 1988

A nice weekend away for the Rhoades' and the Bundys turns into misery when Peg, Kelly and Marcy all have their period at the same time, torturing the men.
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Eatin' Out is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Episodes of Married...With Children
Eatin' Out Episode: 11, Season: Married... with Children - Season 3

Original Airing: Feb 19 1989

The Bundys inherit some money from a relative and decides to go to a fancy restaurant, but Al accidentally forgets his wallet. It is up to Bud and Kelly to go back and get the wallet, but they ...more
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He Thought He Could is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Episodes of Married...With Children
He Thought He Could Episode: 1, Season: Married... with Children - Season 3

Original Airing: Nov 06 1988

In the third season opener, Al learns that he has had a copy of "The Little Engine That Could" since 1957 and when he goes to return it, he finds the same fat librarian that was there
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Wabbit Season is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Episodes of Married...With Children
Wabbit Season Episode: 8, Season: Married... with Children - Season 5

Original Airing: Nov 11 1990

A rabbit destroys Al's fantasy of having a vegetable garden.
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Rites of Passage is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Episodes of Married...With Children
Rites of Passage Episode: 16, Season: Married...With Children - Season 6

Original Airing: Feb 09 1992

In traditional male Bundy bonding, Al takes Bud to the nudie bar on his 18th birthday.
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The Godfather is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Episodes of Married...With Children
Episode: 13, Season: Married... with Children - Season 5

Original Airing: Feb 03 1991

Al becomes the neighborhood godfather when Kelly starts dating a 41-year-old man with the right connections.
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Teacher Pets is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Episodes of Married...With Children
Teacher Pets Episode: 21, Season: Married...With Children - Season 6

Original Airing: Apr 05 1992

Bud juggles two women at once, one being Miss McGowen, his English teacher. Meanwhile, the family ignores Peggy when she is sick and Al gets free pizza by attending children's birthday parties ...more
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Oldies but Young 'Uns is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Episodes of Married...With Children
Oldies but Young 'Uns Episode: 17, Season: Married... with Children - Season 5

Original Airing: Mar 17 1991

Al goes crazy trying to remember the name of a song he heard on the radio.
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The Gas Station Show is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Episodes of Married...With Children
The Gas Station Show Episode: 23, Season: Married...With Children - Season 6

Original Airing: Apr 26 1992

Al must work at a gas station after Peggy and the kids buy too much junk food, which Al cannot pay for, so he has to work off his debt.
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Nightmare on Al's Street... is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Episodes of Married...With Children
Nightmare on Al's Street Episode: 11, Season: Married... with Children - Season 1

Original Airing: Jun 14 1987

Steve is away on business and Marcy is having sexual fantasies with Al involuntarily. Marcy becomes so disgusted and she tells Peg, who tries to give her tips on how to avoid them.
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The Egg and I is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Episodes of Married...With Children
The Egg and I Episode: 17, Season: Married...With Children - Season 6

Original Airing: Feb 16 1992

Steve Rhoades returns to reclaim his wife, but is shocked to find out that Marcy remarried. The Bundys argue whether friendship is more important than money when they find out that Steve is on ...more
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Get Outta Dodge is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Episodes of Married...With Children
Episode: 18, Season: Married... with Children - Season 8

Original Airing: Feb 20 1994

Al will get a new Viper for his Dodge if he lets people film a video of the Dodge crossing the 1 million mile mark. Meanwhile, Kelly tries to find Waldo.
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The D'Arcy Files is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Episodes of Married...With Children
The D'Arcy Files Episode: 20, Season: Married... with Children - Season 8

Original Airing: Mar 20 1994

Al is offered $50,000 dollars to reveal the identity of Jefferson, who is revealed to be a spy.
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Build a Better Mousetrap... is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Episodes of Married...With Children
Build a Better Mousetrap Episode: 15, Season: Married... with Children - Season 2

Original Airing: Jan 24 1988

A mouse finds its way into the Bundy home. Too manly and proud to hire an exterminator, Al sets on killing the mouse, even if it means he has to tear the house down and damage it to shreds.
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I Can't Believe It's But... is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Episodes of Married...With Children
I Can't Believe It's Butter Episode: 13, Season: Married... with Children - Season 10

Original Airing: Dec 17 1995

Al's friends get addicted to calling a woman named Butter at a 1-900 phone sex line, but Al finds out that the woman is Peg's mother.
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Can't Dance, Don't Ask M... is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Episodes of Married...With Children
Can't Dance, Don't Ask Me (aka Kelly's Dance) Episode: 13, Season: Married... with Children - Season 3

Original Airing: Mar 19 1989

Kelly has to tap dance at a dance recital because of a prank she pulled.
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The Dance Show is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Episodes of Married...With Children
Episode: 5, Season: Married... with Children - Season 5

Original Airing: Oct 21 1990

Al doesn't mind Peggy going out with Marcy every night to a ballroom dance hall and dance the night away with a handsome man named Andy, until another man, named Pete, tells Al that Peggy is ...more
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Calendar Girl is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Episodes of Married...With Children
Calendar Girl Episode: 16, Season: Married... with Children - Season 10

Original Airing: Feb 04 1996

Al convinces Bud to make a calendar with beautiful women in order to win a rivalry.
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Her Cups Runneth Over is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Episodes of Married...With Children
StephenBeets added Her Cups Runneth Over Episode: 6, Season: Married... with Children - Season 3

Original Airing: Jan 15 1989

Peggy is sad: her favorite Bra has been discontinued. Al & Neighbor Steve drive to Minnesota to buy Peggy's favorite bra, & Al is shocked by the gorgeous women! And do they Reveal it! WOW!

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Kelly Bounces Back is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Episodes of Married...With Children
Episode: 6, Season: Married... with Children - Season 5

Original Airing: Oct 28 1990

Kelly auditions for a job as a spokesperson for the new Allante car.
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The Razor's Edge is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Episodes of Married...With Children
The Razor's Edge Episode: 10, Season: Married... with Children - Season 2

Original Airing: Nov 15 1987

A fight with Marcy about his newly grown beard makes Steve spend a few nights at the Bundy household, which everyone is happy about, except Peggy and Marcy.
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Married... without Child... is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Episodes of Married...With Children
Married... without Children Episode: 7, Season: Married... with Children - Season 1

Original Airing: May 17 1987

In an attempt to spice up their marriage, Al and Peg check in at a hotel, while Steve and Marcy babysit Bud and Kelly. The Rhoades' learn that babysitting the young Bundys is a mistake when the ...more
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No Pot to Pease In is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Episodes of Married...With Children
Richard Helsby added No Pot to Pease In Episode: 9, Season: Married... with Children - Season 9

Original Airing: Nov 06 1994

Kelly reveals a bit too much about her family when she auditions for a part in a sitcom, and the producers base the new sitcom on the Bundy household.