Unhappily Ever After (1995–1999)

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A "Married with Children" take-off with the twist of a schizophrenic father.

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Geoff Pierson ...
 Jack Malloy (100 episodes, 1995-1999)
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 Ryan Malloy / ... (100 episodes, 1995-1999)
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 Tiffany Malloy / ... (100 episodes, 1995-1999)
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 Ross Malloy (100 episodes, 1995-1999)
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 Mr. Floppy / ... (100 episodes, 1995-1999)
Stephanie Hodge ...
 Jennie Malloy / ... (78 episodes, 1995-1998)
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A slightly cleaner take-off of "Married with Children" with overstressed father Jack, whose life consists of a lousy job; a law-breaking, sex-starved wife; a skimpily dressing daughter with her eyes on an Ivy League school; an idiot son; and Mr Floppy, the epitome of Jack's raging schizophrenia, physically embodied in the form of a boozing, chain-smoking, perverse stuffed gray rabbit with whom Jack consults for advice in the rabbit's basement playpen, where Jack inevitably secludes himself. Written by Duke, corrected by Kiokya

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During the Halloween episode, "I Know What You Did in the Closet", Ross is listening to a boombox and the song that is heard is a rap version of the show's original theme song, "We Married Young." See more »

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Ryan Malloy: Wait, I know this guy.
[Jack looks at him, wearing glasses]
Ryan Malloy: That's Clark Kent!
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Referenced in Saturday Night Live: Jennifer Lopez (2001) See more »

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A Clone, but...
16 August 2001 | by (Boston, MA) – See all my reviews

Unhappily Ever After is in syndication where I live, and watching it these days, it's clear that while it based itself on Married...With Children, it was also trying to be innovative in how it told its story, how its actors interrelated, and how it treated the show itself.

Obstensibly, the show was about a family of five: a divorced couple, a sexpot daughter, one idiot kid, and one not-so-much an idiot kid. The show however also tended to treat the fourth wall as their urinal, frequently breaking out of character to be themselves, talking to the audience, bringing in studio executives, etc.

This was one of the good points of the show: in one episode, Nikki Cox and Kevin Connolly are faced with having to get rid of the actor who plays Ryan, because he wasn't written into the script and refuses to go away.

The cheesecake factor here is high -- but the cheesecake remembers to laugh at itself quite frequently. The acting for the most part is wooden on Nikki's part, but the actor who plays Jack manages to get the Al Bundy down without all those annoying characteristics Ed O'Neill slowly added to the role.

It's a stupid show, but it's supposed to be stupid, and there are some genuinely funny, and occasionally vicious moments in the show.


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