Married with Children: Season 3, Episode 6

Her Cups Runneth Over (15 Jan. 1989)

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Al must go to a far-off lingerie outlet store to buy a discontinued brassiere for Peggy.



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To cheer up Peggy on her birthday, Al and Steve travel to "Francine's of Hollywood," lingerie shop in Wisconsin where lies the solution to Peggy's clothing crisis: a missing bra. Meanwhile, Marcy tries to cheer up Peggy in her way by hiring a male stripper. Written by Anonymous

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The series and the fledgling Fox network were little known until the season three episode "Her Cups Runneth Over" which Michigan housewife and "family values" activist Terry Rakolta found so offensive that she began a letter-writing campaign to the show's sponsors to try to get them to withdraw their sponsorship and for Fox to drop the show. A few sponsors did cancel their commercials, but her efforts had exactly the opposite effect she wanted: the story spread like wildfire and resulted in a huge jump in the ratings for the show. It made "Married with Children" a major hit and put Fox Network on the map. See more »


Al Bundy: Hey, Pops. How they hangin'?
Pops: Not too bad, son. Not too bad. I see you ordered the Fancy Figure 327. Solid bra. A bra with it's feet on the ground. A real man's bra.
[both Al and Pops the owner look over at a gay man trying on cosmetics and trying on a beauty contestant crown]
Al Bundy: Ah, will you look at that? And they wonder why we call them queens.
Pops: Yeah... they ought to be a law.
Muffy: [off-screen] Pops! Phone! It's your wife.
Pops: [to Al] My wife: nag, nag, nag! Sheetz!
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Funny and memorable early episode of the series. It proves that a woman likes her certain bra type and that's sexy!
7 January 2008 | by (Petersburg, Virginia) – See all my reviews

This "Married with Children" episode "Her Cups Runneth Over" is very funny and clever an episode that was well done, it proves a woman likes her certain bra type! And also it's sometimes sexy yet very comical when Al and Steve go to a lingerie shop! Peg(Katey Sagal) is so depressed and miserable on her birthday of all days when she finds out that her favorite bra style and type has been discontinued! And as you know all the stress and worry and work falls on Al(Ed O' Neill) who along with Steve even leaves Chicago and they travel to a special lingerie and bra shop in Wisconsin to find the special bra for Peg! Really funny and hilarious having two men like Steve and Al especially go into a bra shop, that's not only sexy, but sleazy having gay men shop for merchandise and even porn peep shows! Also a nice treat June 1985 Playboy Playmate of the month the sexy Spanish beauty Devin Devasquez has a small part which involves her trying on a bra in a dressing room or should I say undressing the bra at Al's approval which causes him to faint! All people were pleased at the episodes end even Peg! Really a cool and neat episode that was memorable with a good and sexy storyline about women's bras!

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