Mistaken identity turns Al from a shoe salesman into a P.I. hired by Vanessa Van Pelt, a young femme fatal who fears that her family members may interfere with her expected bequest of a priceless gem from her uncle. Before that can happen, the uncle is murdered, the gem disappears... and Al is left holding the knife. Written by
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It is revealed that the previous episodes of season 6 were all a dream. Katey Sagal
had miscarried in real life, so the writers decided to get rid of Peggy and Marcy's pregnancies. See more
In the episode "Al Bundy, Shoe Dick"(episode # 6.11), Al drops a woman's dress shoe into a fish tank to show how it will fall apart when wet. In a medium close-up shot, Al (wearing a suit jacket) reaches into the tank to retrieve the shoe, but when he pulls it out, his arm isn't wet. See more
Vanessa Van Pelt
I'll be right back. I'm just going to get my coat. Uncle keeps it just freezing in here.
[Vanessa walks out
As I watched her leave, I realized that she really did put the bomp in the bomb-she-bomp.
[stares from everyone
Uh-oh. I think I said that out loud.
References The Road Runner Show