Married with Children: Season 8, Episode 7

Take My Wife, Please (24 Oct. 1993)

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On Halloween night, the Grim Reaper (in the form of a dark-haired, pasty-faced Peggy) finally answers Al's inadvertent long cried call for death and won't leave him until one of his family ... See full summary »



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Episode cast overview, first billed only:
Joshua Boyd ...
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Billi Gordon ...
The Village People ...
Alex Briley ...
Sailor - The Village People (as Alexander Briley)
David Hodo ...
Construction Worker - The Village People
Glenn Hughes ...
Leatherman - The Village People (as Glenn M. Hughes)
Jeff Olson ...
Cowboy - The Village People (as G. Jeffrey Olson)


On Halloween night, the Grim Reaper (in the form of a dark-haired, pasty-faced Peggy) finally answers Al's inadvertent long cried call for death and won't leave him until one of his family members say that they need him. Meanwhile, Marcy convinces Peggy, Bud, Kelly and Jefferson to impersonate the Village People at a party she's hosting honoring female spouse murderers. Written by Anonymous

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The title is based upon Henny Youngman's signature joke, "Now take my wife. Please!" See more »


Marcy tells the Bundys and Jefferson (masquerading as the Village People) that they can only perform YMCA because all she has is the 45. However, she's overlooking that 45s have a B side; it was possible for them to perform a second song. See more »


Al Bundy: Oh, please! Please don't take me! I didn't mean it when I wished I was dead. Well, maybe I wished I was dead once or twice... or maybe a hundred times, but I didn't mean it. It's like you don't mean something when you say it like "I love you" or "I wish I was dead". Why don't you take someone that really deserves to die like Michael Bolton, or that guy who wrote the Facts of Life theme song?
The Grim Reaper: I knew it! Another wimp chickening out in the face of eternal darkness. I didn't have this kind of ...
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References The Facts of Life (1979) See more »


Written by Henri Belolo, Jacques Morali and Victor Willis
Performed by The Village People
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