Married... with Children

Married... with Children (1987)

19 mistakes in season 2

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You Better Watch Out - S2-E13

Revealing mistake: When the mall Santa lands in the Bundys' back yard, everybody looks toward the back, and when Al looks forward, he cracks a smile although he's upset about the matter. Ed O'Neil admitted he couldn't contain his laughter.

Poppy's By the Tree (1) - S2-E1

Factual error: At the end of the episode, the killer shoves a long machete up through the mattress. This isn't possible considering he's under a bed and there's not enough vertical space to shove a machete straight up.

Poppy's By the Tree (1) - S2-E1

Revealing mistake: When Al, Peg, and the kids get to their room, notice the "hole" in the blanket on the bed. It's there the entire episode so at the end, the killer can shove the machete up through it.

The Razor's Edge - S2-E10

Continuity mistake: Marcy tells Peg that Steve has been gone for 5 days. Yet when he gets home, he has grown a full beard. It would take longer than 5 days to grow a full beard like that.

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Suggested correction: Steve is the bank manager and is closing up for the day. There is also a security guard sitting right by the door. And he has to unlock the door to let Al in. No mistake here.

Amy Emerick Tice

The mistake is about leaving the vault door wide open instead of closing it. Not about Steve needing to unlock the front door to let Al in.

My point is Steve is closing the bank with a security guard there and the door is locked. So what if the vault is open? Steve just hasn't closed it yet.

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Suggested correction: Decades ago (including the 1980s when this show aired), credit cards were sometimes sent to almost anyone - or "anything", such as a family's dog. People used to joke about actually getting a credit card for their cats, dogs, infant children, etc. Credit card representatives also went on campuses to lure "unemployed" students into getting credit cards by offering a free gift. They hoped college students would buy what they wanted or needed and parents would bail them out (pay the bills).


Suggested correction: It should be pointed out that credit card companies, especially in the past, do send out random cards (and offers). They buy customer information from stores from various sources, like warranty cards. People who have received credit cards for their pets (which has happened) have often filled out warranty cards with their pets' name but the rest of the information is the person's.


And some of the "less than honest" recipients of unsolicited credit cards were able to use the cards practically immediately, so went on shopping sprees and charged thousands of dollars for whatever they wanted with no intention of paying or being identified. And not all college students had parents that would bail them out, resulting in huge losses. It took a while, but the credit card companies learned from their mistakes and made drastic changes to avoid getting ripped-off in the future.


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.


Just Married ... With Children - S2-E20

Factual error: In the game show near the end, when Marcy and Steve come out as Al and Peggy. When the real Al and Peggy win the car, because they used Marcy and Steve's names, the car would have never gone to the real Al and Peggy. In reality, it would have gone to Steve and Marcy because it was won under their names. Al and Peggy would not have been able to keep the car. In fact Al and Peggy would not have been allowed to be on the show at all using someone else's name.


The Mystery of Skull Island - S6-E14

Al Bundy: "I Care", by Al Bundy. When hooters jiggle around and I find nickels on the ground, I care. When a Mustang engine purrs and the bathroom is not hers, I care. When the pitchers on the mound and the wife is underground, I care. But when I've been playing this for days, I will kill anyone who stays, I SWEAR!

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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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