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3 Sep. 1989
Hot off the Grill
On Labor Day, the gender roles are reversed when Al becomes the loafing one while he forces Peggy to prepare the backyard barbecue for his creation of the famous "Bundy Burgers." But one of the secret ingredients to them are the ashes of Marcy's dead aunt which was stolen by Kelly from the Rhodes house.
 
10 Sep. 1989
Dead Men Don't Do Aerobics
A TV aerobics instructor tries to get the Bundys in shape, but instead he becomes sedentary and dies of a heart attack after eating junk food.
 
24 Sep. 1989
Buck Saves the Day
Kelly and Bud need to raise money for concert tickets for themselves, so Bud sells Al as a camping guide, and Kelly cheats at a poker game with Peggy's friends. With Steve and Bud along for the ride, Al has to take a bunch of kids camping and they end up stranded in the woods and only Buck can save them.
 
1 Oct. 1989
Tooth or Consequences
A toothache forces Al to see Marcy's dentist, a divorced man that devotes as much of his time to his work as he does to his young female dental assistant, who's ironically named T.C. At the same time, Al pressers Peggy to cook a square meal for him for just one day.
 
8 Oct. 1989
He Ain't Much, But He's Mine
Peggy begins to suspect that Al is cheating because he seems to have a lot of different excuses on why he is coming home later than usual. Peggy meets Ginger at her beauty salon. Ginger is a young woman who admits she is sleeping around with another woman's husband and Peggy thinks it could be Al that she is sleeping with. Marcy goes to Peggy's salon and gets a new look, that Steve hates. Peggy is worried that Al is cheating on her and she is determined to get answers.
 
29 Oct. 1989
Fair Exchange
The Bundys sign up for a female foreign exchange student who threatens Kelly's popularity.
 
5 Nov. 1989
Desperately Seeking Miss October
When a Playboy playmate walks into Al's shoe store, he's eager to get home and look up her October 1987 issue. But Al is a broken man when he finds out that Peggy has sold his entire Playboy collection to get money to buy a good luck charm to win the lottery. The ghost of Al's father later appears and convinces him to get some self-respect.
 
12 Nov. 1989
976-SHOE
Al decides to open a shoe emergency hot-line with help from Steve in the form of a $50,000 loan. But typically, Al's get-rich-quick scheme backfires when nobody phones in. When Marcy gives Al a second $50,000 loan to repay the original loan, the Bundys and the Rhoades join together in a downward spiral of failure when Al instead sinks the second $50,000 into his failing shoe hot-line, which results in Steve losing his job at the bank, Marcy getting demoted, and Al ending up being the loser as always.
 
19 Nov. 1989
Oh, What a Feeling
When the Dodge finally gives its death rattle, Al digs up his secret car-fund shoe box and trades the Dodge for a ride to the local dealership. When Bud opens the shoe box, he finds not $5,000, but a mere $800... and a red hair. Al spends the rest of the episode trying to buy something that goes "vroom!"
 
26 Nov. 1989
At the Zoo
Newly unemployed Steve decides he doesn't really want to work, so he fritters away his days with the Bundys, visiting zoos and taking fishing trips. The strain this puts on Steve's relationship with Marcy who ends up going out with Al to a local bar where they swap stories about their failing marriages. But the conversation between Al and Marcy reaches its peak when Marcy has to decide whether to use the $25,000 reward she earned by foiling a bank robbery, sustaining a gunshot wound in the process, to buy a new car or to bail out Steve, who has been arrested for "...
 
17 Dec. 1989
It's a Bundyful Life: Part 1
Al has finally saved up a lot of cash to buy his family a ton of presents they want this year. Unfortunately, a mob of late customers in the shoe store prevents him from getting to the bank and retrieving the money he needs.
 
17 Dec. 1989
It's a Bundyful Life: Part 2
His guardian angel decides pay Al a visit and shows him what life is like without him born. The Jablonskys are a perfect family and The Rhoades are more like the Bundys except without Al.
 
7 Jan. 1990
Who'll Stop the Rain
Al desperately tries to fix the house's leaking roof during the weekend of a long rainstorm. But each time Al falls off the roof, it makes Peggy and the kids wonder if he's too stupid or too cheap to call a roofer to do the job. Meanwhile, Steve lands another job at a pet store in which Marcy suffers side affects after getting bitten by a venomous guinea pig.
 
14 Jan. 1990
A Taxing Problem
Al is faced with an IRS audit because of Peg. He decides to find money quick to pay of his taxes by selling Peg's hair for $5,000. However Peg is not looking to give away her red anytime soon.
 
4 Feb. 1990
Rock and Roll Girl
When Al challenges the selfish and ungrateful family members to earn a dollar of their own, Peggy tries scamming money from others because of her loath for working. Meanwhile, Bud appoints himself as Kelly's agent a lands her a job as a 'rock video slut'.
 
11 Feb. 1990
You Gotta Know When to Hold Them: Part 1
After Steve abandons Marcy, Peggy decides to make her feel better by going to Las Vegas with Al's money.
 
18 Feb. 1990
You Gotta Know When to Fold Them: Part 2
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.
 
25 Feb. 1990
What Goes Around Came Around
Al is all excited when he's asked to speak at his high school reunion dance at Polk High. At the dance, while Al rambles on and on about the unhappily married man, Peggy finds herself being wooed by a teacher, Kelly trying to please two dates, and Bud plotting revenge against his date, Heather McCoy, who humiliated him years earlier by running his underwear up a flagpole.
 
25 Mar. 1990
Peggy Turns 300
Al tries to ditch Peggy on her birthday until she catches him in the act and tags along with the family.
 
15 Apr. 1990
Peggy Made a Little Lamb
Peggy tries to earn her G.E.D. with Kelly in night school.
 
29 Apr. 1990
Rain Girl
Kelly chooses to be a weather girl rather than go to school which makes the Bundy's happy since she'll be making more money than Al.
 
6 May 1990
The Agony of De-Feet
Al is having nightmares about feet which is keeping him awake every night. Then, Al is overjoyed when he volunteers to be a judge for a beauty contest at the shoe store which ends his nightmares... so it seems. Meanwhile, Kelly successfully tricks a drunken Marcy and a love-starved Bud into thinking that they slept with each other.
 
13 May 1990
Yard Sale
Peggy will buy anything at a yard sale, so when she brings home a boar's head, there's no more room in the garage to put it. So, Al decides enough is enough and he decides to have his own yard sale, despite Peggy's protests. But the stuff he is selling is stuff only Peggy would be stupid enough to buy. Al's next idea is to create "Bundyland, the happiest place on Earth," which is a collection of all the junk items Peggy bought in their own back yard.
 

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