Top 30 Worst Episodes of Married... With Children

These would be my picks for the worst episodes of Married... With Children, respectively. They encompass most of the show's points of weakness, which were pretty much all the episodes that concentrated on sports as a primary source of laugh factor or an attempt at sports trivia. Not everyone is a fan of sports so these episodes are quite lame, to say the least. The other episodes that are in this list are the very lame traveling ones which had weak endings and even weaker connections. Also, each of these episodes does not have a nice connective plot point for a finely suited ending theme, which is contrary to the very good episodes of the series. Most of these just end rather random and without much meaning. These are also the least funniest episodes for the actual writing. I also crafted a list of the episodes that were quite the opposite and were extremely enjoyable, but this list concentrates on those that weren't as entertaining.
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1.
Married with Children (1987 TV Series)
Episode: The Unnatural (1990)
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Al is cut from the neighborhood softball team just before the big game. When his all-star replacement is knocked out in the last inning, however, his team and family have to come crawling back. (22 mins.)
 
2.
Married with Children (1987 TV Series)
Episode: A Man for No Seasons (1994)
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When Major League Baseball goes on a strike, NO MA'AM organizes their own league sponsored by nude bars. (22 mins.)
 
3.
Married with Children (1987 TV Series)
Episode: Dud Bowl (1994)
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After the funeral of a former football teammate at the Bullpen Sports Bar, an old rival, named Jack Franklin... (22 mins.)
 
4.
Married with Children (1987 TV Series)
Episode: England Show I (1992)
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Lower Uncton, England 1653-- Seamus McBundy makes the mistake of insulting a witch who casts an evil spell upon the land, shading the town in darkness forever--as long as a male Bundy lives. In present day, 1992 Lower Uncton, still in darkness, the townspeople have successfully killed all male Bundy descendants of Shamus McBundy, except for Al and Bud. The head of the historical society, Winston, and his cohort Igor, conspire to lure the Bundys to England and dispose of them, ending the curse. But getting them to Lower Uncton would be easier said than done. (22 mins.)
 
5.
Married with Children (1987 TV Series)
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The Bundys delight in their comped trip to England, spending here, spending there. All the while, the town of Upper Uncton conspires to kill the Bundys outside Lower Uncton, so the curse will remain and Upper Uncton can still rake in profits as a tourist town: the town beside the town in darkness. Finally, Winston and Igor bring the Bundys to Lower Uncton. The execution was imminent. Al and Bud would meet certain doom. Their only hope (unfortunately) was Kelly. (22 mins.)
 
6.
Married with Children (1987 TV Series)
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The Bundys are cornered by both towns. Upper Uncton wants them dead so they can continue to profit as a tourist trap while Lower Uncton wants them dead so they can end the curse. Al moves to defend himself and soon finds himself in a medieval joust opposite Igor. Who will emerge triumphant? And will the curse ever be lifted? The fate of all rests in the hands of the lowly shoe salesman from America. (22 mins.)
 
7.
Married with Children (1987 TV Series)
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After a hair-raising encounter with the maniac, Al decides to get the family out of town. But they realize... (22 mins.)
 
8.
Married with Children (1987 TV Series)
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The Bundys take a vacation to near-beautiful Dumpwater, Florida and stay in a cut-rate motel where an ax murderer that hates tourists... (22 mins.)
 
9.
Married with Children (1987 TV Series)
Episode: Route 666: Part 1 (1991)
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While on their way to Los Angeles for a "Shoe Convention," the Bundy's car breaks down in the small town of Lucifer... (22 mins.)
 
10.
Married with Children (1987 TV Series)
Episode: Route 666: Part 2 (1991)
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Al, Peggy, Kelly, Bud, Jefferson, and Marcy find the gold mine in the desert. Al discovers the first... (22 mins.)
 
11.
Married with Children (1987 TV Series)
Episode: Magnificent Seven (1992)
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The Bundys have another mouth to feed when Peggy's cousin Zemus and his wife, Ida Mae, pay a quick visit and leave behind their six year-old son Seven... (22 mins.)
 
12.
Married with Children (1987 TV Series)
Episode: All in the Family (1988)
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Al's quiet three-day weekend plans to watch his favorite John Wayne movie "Hondo" are ruined when Peggy's... (22 mins.)
 
13.
Married with Children (1987 TV Series)
Episode: Al Bundy, Shoe Dick (1991)
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Al dreams he's a detective on the verge of a big case. (22 mins.)
 
14.
Married with Children (1987 TV Series)
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Peggy stands to lose the crown to Connie, until Al finally decides to stand up to Connie's husband Jack... (22 mins.)
 
15.
Married with Children (1987 TV Series)
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Peggy spends $2,800 of Al's hard earned money ($2,000 on phone bills, $500 on a new dress, and $300... (22 mins.)
 
16.
Married with Children (1987 TV Series)
Episode: Rock of Ages (1992)
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When his paycheck is taken by bill collectors, Al decides to do something with his non-life: he enters a shoe selling contest and wins... (22 mins.)
 
17.
Married with Children (1987 TV Series)
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When another complaint from a fat woman at the shoe store results in Al losing his parking space and being reprimanded not to insult anymore fat women... (22 mins.)
 
18.
Married with Children (1987 TV Series)
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With Al and the kids discovering that Peggy took all the money, they go to Vegas where both Peggy and Marcy are broke and need a way to come up with money. (22 mins.)
 
19.
Married with Children (1987 TV Series)
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After Steve abandons Marcy, Peggy decides to make her feel better by going to Las Vegas with Al's money. (22 mins.)
 
20.
Married with Children (1987 TV Series)
Episode: Poke High (1988)
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A young football player, named Matt, from Polk High where Kelly and Bud go to school is threatening two Bundy records... (22 mins.)
 
21.
Married with Children (1987 TV Series)
Episode: The Agony of De-Feet (1990)
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After being plagued by nightmares of feet a beautiful woman asks Al to judge a contest at Gary's, whose contestants she, "could never compete with." Meanwhile Kelly tricks Marcy and Bud into thinking they've slept together. (22 mins.)
 
22.
Married with Children (1987 TV Series)
Episode: Ride Scare (1994)
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Al opposes a forced car pooling until he learns that three lingerie models are in the group. But Al realizes the models are full-figured... (22 mins.)
 
23.
Married with Children (1987 TV Series)
Episode: Just Shoe It (1992)
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Al is asked to appear in an athletic shoe commercial. Al, being Polk High's 1966 all city running back... (22 mins.)
 
24.
Married with Children (1987 TV Series)
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Al decides that another Bundy must get a job and the ax falls on Kelly. This breaks Peggy's heart since no Wanker woman has ever worked before... (22 mins.)
 
25.
Married with Children (1987 TV Series)
Episode: Go for the Old (1993)
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After Al passes for a senior citizen to get into the movies cheap he worries that he's getting old. He then starts acting old but a senior decathlon brings him back to life. (22 mins.)
 
26.
Married with Children (1987 TV Series)
Episode: The Weaker Sex (1995)
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Peggy takes up a self-defense class. What's worse, she is soon promoted to the advanced class. This makes Al feel emasculated... (22 mins.)
 
27.
Married with Children (1987 TV Series)
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While secretly going through Steve and Marcy's mail, Al and Peggy fill out an application to a TV game... (22 mins.)
 
28.
Married with Children (1987 TV Series)
Episode: My Favorite Married... (1995)
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Cast members talk about some of the best moments in the series. (22 mins.)
 
29.
Married with Children (1987 TV Series)
Episode: Best of Bundy (1995)
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George Plimpton hosts a 200th Episode celebration. Includes clips from many episodes spanning from the 1987 inaugural season through the mid-point of season 9. (22 mins.)
 
30.
Married with Children (1987 TV Series)
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Description: This half-hour special hosted by Roy Firestone, features various Married... with Children sports-related highlights... (22 mins.)