These Hidden Married With Children Facts Will Surprise You

Married with Children is one of the greatest comedy TV shows of all time. Thanks to genius writing, but also the same time funny performance by actors from the TV show. So normally Al Bundy is one of most funniest characters from TV show including his wife Peggy and their kids Kelly and Bud. So today we are going to show you some interesting facts which you probably didn’t know. So what you can learn about Married with Children, And what was happening behind the scenes of MWC?

$ 1 Million per episode

al bundy money

We were also surprised by this fact, but obviously producing each episode cost a fortune. So cost production of each episode was around $1 Million.

The Original Bud & Kelly

Hunter Carson

We don’t know if you remember but first episode in tv show had a different actors for Kelly and Bud Bundy. So Tina Caspary was Kelly while Hunter Carson was Bud. Actor Ed O’Neill didn’t find connection with them, and because of that he asked for other actors.

Kramer Could Have Been Al Bundy

Kramer al bundy

We are 100% sure that you did not know that Al Bundy role could have Michael Richards. Who was glorified later with tv role Cosmo Kramer from Seinfeld. He is a great actor but he was not a good choice for the Married With Children.

Peggy Was Pregnant 3 Times

Peggy Was Pregnant 3 Times

Peggy Bundy tv role was played by Katey Sagal, and during tv show was pregnant three times. Also during first pregnancy she gave birth a little earlier about six weeks. As well it is is very interesting when Al Bundy had nightmare where Marcy and Peggy at the same time were pregnant.

Amazing: 5 great quotes from Married with Children with legend Al Bundy

As everybody knows TV show Married with Children is greatest TV show in the 90s. Because of that today we want to provide to you most funniest quotes from Al Bundy, but also from Peggy and other TV characters from the show.  Although 30 years already passed from last episode we still love to watch MWC. So below you can see most funniest quotes from Al Bundy.
“Feed me, or feed me to something. I just want to be part of the food chain.”

“This is bad. Can’t eat, can’t sleep, can’t bury the wife in the backyard.”

“Peggy: Hey Al, did ya miss me?”
“Al Bundy: With every bullet so far.”

“I was driving home… God knows why?”


“Let me explain. It’s just like an elevator. There’s a 2 ton weight limit on those shoes…”

Who is Al Bundy wife?

If you do not know Al Bundy wife is Margaret “Peggy” Bundy which is a red-haired lazy women who is from Wanker County, and she is the mother of Kelly and Bud. As a daily nightmare in the tv show, she refuses to do any housework, where she regularly spends too much money on his credit card. But she was one of the hottest girls in high school, so Al chose it that way.

Peggy is basically unsatisfied that Al brings insufficiently money, accuses him regularly, but still expects more action from him in the bedroom. Anyway Peggy Bundy is played by Katey Sagal in the show “Married with Children”. As with the other main characters, Peggy had to be introduced in the first season, before certain special properties could emerge. At first in season 1 she smokes, but less later.

peggy bundy cooking

Peggy Bundy does not care about the house including any housework, and not about the kids. When Al comes home from work, she is still mostly on the couch. She watch mostly Oprah during the day, and eats chocolates and similar food. The fridge is always empty, stove and vacuum cleaner are completely foreign to her, the family waits in the evening in vain for some form of food.

peggy bundy funny

Peggy however is spending heavily although there is no money in the bank. If she does not get his credit card, she searches his belongings for his last pay. When she buys too much stuff, Al demands selling all the stuff at a garden flea market.

Neighbors Marcy and Steve, and later Marcy and Jefferson regularly come by spontaneously, with Marcy usually visiting only Peggy.

Married with Children Last Episode – Season 11 Episode 24

So the tv show “Married with Children” has total of 259 episodes where the last episode is in season 11, and it is episode 24. This episode is called “Chicago Shoe Exchange”, and it is directed by Mark K. Samuels while it is written by Matthew Berry and Eric Abrmas. It was premiered on June 9, 1997 on FOX tv long time ago. But what is most interesting is that after the last episode, the actors went to a deserved vacation without knowing that the series was canceled, and that the new season would no longer be.

Married with Children Last Episode Chicago Shoe Exchange

Even the main actor Ed O’Neill did not know that, and he saw that information from the newspaper which the neighbors showed him. Until today we do not know why the series ended in that way with a strange ending. It is also not professional not to notify the actors first before ending the tv show. For this reason he was very disappointed, as did all other actors from the series “Married with Children”. But what is there we can not do nothing about that, the series has been filmed for over 10 years and it have a lot of great episodes that we are still enjoying watch today.

Chicago Shoe Exchange

So what do you think about that, should Married… With Children’s producers done that in different way maybe? We believe they should first notify them before the cancellation. Yet it is much more professional.

Learn more about Al Bundy house

We believe that you have surely wondered many times before where the house in which Al Bundy lives is located. However, before answering your question, we want to point out that in many other television series, the location of the home is mostly fictional. While in this situation in the series “Married with Children” the depicted location of the Bundy family home really exists in reality. So at the very beginning of each episode we can see the house outside.

al bundy house

Based on that and other facts we have come up with the following information. So the Bundy residence is the location in the tv series of Married… with Children, but at the same time is the home of the Bundy family. The exact address of the house we could find in season 4, and the address is given as 9764 Jeopardy Lane, Chicago, Illinois. However the location of that actual house is at the next address: 641 Castlewood Lane in Deerfield, Illinois.

Bundy residence

But that’s not all because we still have a couple of interesting information about Al Bundy house. This information has not been confirmed but is very convincing, and is cited by a huge fan of the “Married with Children” series. Below you can see the floor plan of the house.