The BEST Episodes of Married... with Children
Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!
Last Updated: Aug 31, 2020
This Fox comedy broke the mold of unbelievably selfless family characters which had become the norm in American sitcoms of the 1980's. Al Bundy, shoe salesman, fears the frequent amorous advances of his ditsy wife Peggy, who henpecks him and frivolously spends all of his money, reliving his 4 touchdowns in a single game at high school. Supporting characters include their two shallow, self-serving teenage children Kelly and Bud, as well as nosy neighbor Marcy and her husband.
#1 - Damn Bundys
Season 11 - Episode 20 - Aired Apr 28, 1997
Al makes a pact with the devil and gets to play for the Chicago Bears.
#2 - Teacher Pets
Season 6 - Episode 21 - Aired Apr 5, 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 at Chuck E. Cheese.
#3 - England Show (1)
Season 6 - Episode 24 - Aired May 3, 1992
The Bundys win a free trip to England, but the villagers of Lower Uncton, England, want to get rid of all male Bundys in the world to break a curse cast upon their village.
#4 - Bud on the Side
Season 11 - Episode 11 - Aired Jan 13, 1997
After Al tells Bud to lower his standards in women, Bud starts dating Al's boss Gary.
#5 - Assault and Batteries
Season 8 - Episode 24 - Aired May 8, 1994
When Al tries to change some batteries, the computer locks him inside a store. Meanwhile, Kelly and Bud celebrate Buck's birthday.
#6 - The Proposition
Season 7 - Episode 26 - Aired May 23, 1993
Al's old girlfriend wants to buy Al from Peggy for $500,000.
#7 - And Baby Makes Money
Season 5 - Episode 11 - Aired Dec 16, 1990
Al and Peggy try to have another baby after a dead relative promised $500,000 to the couple who provide an heir named after him.
#8 - Al on the Rocks
Season 7 - Episode 4 - Aired Oct 4, 1992
Al has to take a job as a topless bartender to pay for Seven's doctor bill, but Peggy fears that Bud and Kelly might make Seven sick, and kicks them out of the house.
#9 - Luck of the Bundys
Season 8 - Episode 4 - Aired Sep 26, 1993
When the Bundys start having good luck, Al remembers the Bundy Curse and realizes he is doomed.
#10 - The Stepford Peg
Season 11 - Episode 10 - Aired Jan 6, 1997
When Peggy gets amnesia, Al turns her into the perfect wife, which makes everyone happy, except Marcy.
#11 - The Naked and the Dead, but Mostly the Naked
Season 9 - Episode 14 - Aired Jan 8, 1995
Peggy and her friends join the men at a visit to the nudie bar to find out why the men spend so much time there. Meanwhile, Kelly gets a part in a weight loss commercial.
#12 - I Want My Psycho Dad (2)
Season 9 - Episode 13 - Aired Dec 18, 1994
Thanks to Jefferson, Al gets to talk to the U.S. Senate about Psycho Dad's cancellation.
#13 - Chicago Shoe Exchange
Season 11 - Episode 24 - Aired Jun 9, 1997
Al and Griff start a barter to get a massage chair. Meanwhile, Kelly gives massages to Bud.
#14 - Married... with Prom Queen: The Sequel (2)
Season 3 - Episode 18 - Aired Apr 30, 1989
Peggy tries desperately to get more votes but it seems that most of the people are going to vote for Connie. Bud and Kelly ask Marcy and Steve about the sixties and after some history, Bud and Kelly dress up as hippies and visit the prom. Al runs into his old rival Jack, who appears to be Connie's husband, and Al and Jack decides to fight outside. Meanwhile, Peg rigs the election ... will she win?
#16 - Every Bundy Has a Birthday
Season 7 - Episode 3 - Aired Sep 27, 1992
Peggy discovers that Seven does not know when his birthday is, and the family decides to celebrate him... on Al's birthday.
#17 - Valentine's Day Massacre
Season 8 - Episode 17 - Aired Feb 13, 1994
Bud tries to find an old valentine, whose letter Kelly forgot to give him years ago. Meanwhile, Al shops for Valentine's Day gifts to give to Peggy.
#18 - Torch Song Duet
Season 10 - Episode 25 - Aired May 19, 1996
Al helps Griff win a trip to Atlanta for the Olympic games by helping him answer questions on a radio sports quiz.
#19 - How to Marry a Moron (2)
Season 11 - Episode 23 - Aired May 5, 1997
With hours before Kelly's wedding, Al learns that Kelly's new beau is lusting for other women and since Kelly is his daughter, he takes offense to that.
#20 - Breaking up is Easy to Do (1)
Season 11 - Episode 14 - Aired Feb 24, 1997
Al and Peggy split up after seeing a marriage counselor. Kelly must learn to box to get a part in a movie.
#21 - Grime and Punishment
Season 11 - Episode 12 - Aired Jan 20, 1997
Bud asks Al to repair the basement after Al starts charging him rent. When Al refuses, Bud calls a health inspector who makes Al live in the basement after it is deemed uninhabitable.
#22 - The Unnatural
Season 5 - Episode 4 - Aired Oct 14, 1990
Al's softball team wants to bench him before the big championship, but Peggy, Kelly and Bud hold three of the required votes to omit him. Peggy is swayed by the hunk who will replace Al, while it takes food to get the kids' votes.
#23 - The Egg and I
Season 6 - Episode 17 - Aired 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 the run from the police for stealing a rare egg from a national park.
#24 - Ride Scare
Season 8 - Episode 22 - Aired Apr 24, 1994
Al's carpool, consisting of him and three models, is chosen to promote a campaign to clean up Chicago.
#25 - Ship Happens (1)
Season 9 - Episode 18 - Aired Feb 19, 1995
The Bundys and D'Arcys go on a Caribbean cruise.