Married... with Children

Sixteen Years and What Do You Get - S1-E6

Plot hole: Peg maxes out the credit card buying Al anniversary gifts and hiring a caterer. When Al tries to buy a watch for Peg it's declined. Later on Kelly somehow uses the credit card and is able to buy the expensive picture frame at the same store Al tried to buy the watch.

Amy Emerick Tice

Shoeway to Heaven - S9-E1

Plot hole: When Dominique is on TV, she says she got the shoes from Al's store. Then the Amish guy comes out to confirm she broke her leg from the shoe he made. Al says yes. She got the shoes way before Al knew he had no more shoes and before they even hired the Amish guy. How can she break her leg from his shoe if he wasn't hired and making them yet?

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Suggested correction: Al was passing the blame.

MasterOfAll

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You Gotta Know When to Fold 'Em (2) - S4-E17

Plot hole: Al hasn't got enough cash to pay for a pizza and Peggy overmaxes his credit cards. But somehow he manages to buy three flight tickets for Chicago-Las Vegas. Where'd the money come from? Also, when his card is declined, he calls the pizza shop back (they call him "no tip" Bundy), and somehow they know where Peggy maxed out the credit card. (00:05:15)

Route 666 (2) - S5-E24

Plot hole: After Al steps out of the coyote doody he goes to Bud and puts an arm around him. Then they walk together towards the same spot - without looking down. (00:03:35)

You Better Shop Around (2) - S5-E22

Plot hole: The supermarket director orders the photographer to take a photo of Al's special shopping cart. Then he turns around a little towards the cart. When the camera flashes, his right shoulder has to be in the whole left side of that picture. (00:07:50)

The House That Peg Lost - S3-E16

Plot hole: Marcy and Steve live on the left-hand side of Al and Peg yet when they come home and see their house is gone Peg is looking out the window in the front door saying they're looking at the hole now they're looking over here.

Tooth or Consequences - S4-E4

Plot hole: Al can't eat because his mouth is numb. So they go ahead and eat. Al can eat after the novocaine wears off and Peg can put leftovers in the fridge. They all act like Al can't eat for days and there won't be any food left.

Amy Emerick Tice

The Poker Game - S1-E8

Plot hole: Notice when Steve joins the card game. He looks at his cards and says I'm in. The cards are face up on the table! And for some reason the other players have one card facing out where others can see it.

Amy Emerick Tice

Peggy Turns 300 - S4-E19

Plot hole: In this episode Al is about to break Puggy Weaver's record. Peg decides to bowl and scores a perfect score of 300. Problem is Peg is a horrible bowler, as seen in season 2 episode 9. She never bowls with Al or even enjoys bowling, so this episode really makes no sense.

Amy Emerick Tice

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Suggested correction: This is not a plot hole, but a plot point. Yes, Peg is a horrible bowler, but it's typical Al Bundy luck that his wife would be able to put together a perfect game no matter how unlikely.

ctown28 Premium member

So this one and only episode she scores a perfect game? Highly unlikely. Oh and she's wearing a long evening dress too which would make it difficult to bowl. So this episode makes no sense.

Amy Emerick Tice

It is a comedy, so having all those "strikes" against her, she still managed to bowl a perfect game - leaving Al hopeless and hapless.

KeyZOid

It makes perfect sense. In the world of the show, the universe is out to screw Al over. The worst that can possibly happen to him will happen no matter how unlikely.

I Can't Believe It's Butter - S10-E13

Plot hole: Griff doesn't know Peg's mom is Butter. He comes to Al's wanting to meet her. Al gathers the family to talk about what to do. They say Griff can't know its Peg's mom, yet they talk out loud and Griff is standing right there while they are sitting at the kitchen table. It's not until the end of the episode he finds out.

amycamille1975

Poppy's By the Tree (2) - S2-E2

Plot hole: Al and Peg are upstairs with the killer. Both of them are screaming, but downstairs, you can't hear anything. Everyone is sitting around talking. It's not until Al and Peg scream again that everyone runs upstairs. And you can tell the screams were "on cue" also.

amycamille1975

He Ain't Much, But He's Mine - S4-E5

Plot hole: Marcy gets her hair done like Pegs. Everyone makes fun of her saying she looks ridiculous. All she has to do is wash it! Its obviously held up with hairspray but Marcy acts like there's nothing she can do about it.

amycamille1975

Shoeway to Heaven - S9-E1

Plot hole: When Dominique is on TV, she says she got the shoes from Al's store. Then the Amish guy comes out to confirm she broke her leg from the shoe he made. Al says yes. She got the shoes way before Al knew he had no more shoes and before they even hired the Amish guy. How can she break her leg from his shoe if he wasn't hired and making them yet?

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Suggested correction: Al was passing the blame.

MasterOfAll

The correction above is correct.

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Dial 'B' for Virgin - S9-E7

Trivia: When Al and Peg are in the video store looking for a movie to rent, the video store is giving away free copies of the movie Dutch. Dutch is a comedy that starred Ed O'Neill.

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Question: When Bud's date says something stupid, Kelly says, "What did we send to her country? A head of lettuce and some sand?" What in the world did she mean by that?

Answer: Bud's date is a foreign exchange student and Kelly was wondering what was sent to the country Monique was from in exchange for Monique being sent to America.

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