A "Married with Children" take-off with the twist of a schizophrenic father.
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 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)
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 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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11 January 1995 (USA)  »

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1.33 : 1
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Trivia

Two actors featured in the show also appeared in "Terminator" movies. Nikki Cox made a small appearance in Terminator 2: Judgment Day (1991) as the girl who tells the T-1000 that John Connor is at the galleria. And Cox's rival on the show, Kristanna Loken, of course, played the T-X in Terminator 3: Rise of the Machines (2003). See more »

Quotes

Ryan Malloy: Mild-mannered Ryan was sitting in the rain, he got struck by lightning, and now he's still the same. He's lightning boy!
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Referenced in 50 Years of NBC Late Night (2001) See more »

Soundtracks

Hit the Road Jack
(1961)
Written by Percy Mayfield
Performed by Ray Charles and The Raelettes
Published by ABC-Paramount
Played in the opening excerpt montage of every episode
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It's A Great Show!!!
5 August 2000 | by (white bear lake, minnesota) – See all my reviews

Unhappily ever after is a great show. It may be a ripoff of "Married With Children" but it is a better show. The best character is Mr. Floppy (Jack's alter ego) whose funny jokes and witty comments almost make the show! On scale of one to ten (1=lowest, 10=highest) I give this show 9.7. It's a great show!


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