The very first season presents the main characters: Al, Peggy, Kelly and Bud Bundy, together with their neighbors, Marcy and Steve Rhoades. This season is the only one in which Peggy and Al are intimate on a regular basis and Al even initiates these sessions. It’s also the only season in which Peggy can be observed carrying out house work under regular conditions. It’s mentioned that Kelly was held back a grade, Al dislikes the French and he also refers to Marcy as a chicken. Peggy’s family is also mentioned as “hillbillies” from Wanker County.
Season 2, September 1987 – May 1988, See full episode list here or purchase the complete Second season here.
On the second season of Married with Children we get to see the Bundys leaving for a vacation, where Peg gets kidnapped by a murderer. Buck mates and also makes his first speech (asking not to be neutered), something that becomes regular in future seasons. Marcy and Peggy go to a strip club, which makes the guys react properly. Al would get Buck a credit card. Kelly is portrayed as a young lady with reasonable brains yet toward the end she gets her ignorance which will become her characters’ focus for the rest of the show.
Season 3, November 1988 – August 1989, See full episode list here or purchase the complete Third season here.
On the third season Married with Children got a huge boost in popularity. Terry Rakolta led a boycott against the show due to its ‘offensive content’. In this season we also get to see the “lost episode“ which was aired in the US only in 2002.
So what do we have during this season? Al returns a 31 years overdue library book, Kelly dates a fullback which threatens breaking Al’s 4 touchdowns record. Al looks to buy Peggy a bra (this episode leads to the campaign against the show),the Bundy’s and the Rhoades use a fortune telling gipsy’s prediction, Al has to find a new barber, Bundy’s and Rhoades are filmed during intimate moments in a motel (banned episode), Kelly performs a hot dance scene in school, Peggy gets a job (and Al gets a second job), Peg and Al are going to their school reunion, Bud dates a mannequin, The Bundy’s got to the beach, get a new computer and more ..
Season 4, September 1989 – May 1990, See full episode list here or purchase the complete Fourth season here.
On the fourth season we depart from Steve, and Marcy remains single for the rest of this season. Ted McGinley makes a guest appearance just before coming back as a new cast member in the fifth season as Jefferson. Additional guest appearances in season four are Milla Jovovich, Tiffani-Amber Thiessen and the comedian Sam Kinison.
Main episodes include the Bundy’s have a Labor Day barbecue, Al going to the dentist, the Bundy’s host the beautiful Yvette (Jovovic), a foreign exchange student, Steve gets a job at a pet shop and not much after, leaves Marcy to become a forest ranger. Peg and Marcy go to Vegas, the rest of the Bundy’s later follow. Kelly works as a weather girl and Marcy is concerned she might have mistakenly had sex with Bud.
Season 5, September 1990 – May 1991, See full episode list here or purchase the complete Fifth season here.
Season 6, September 1991 – May 1992, View entire season online here, see full episode list here.
Season 10, September 1995 – May 1996, See full episodes list here or purchase the complete tenth season here.
Season 11, September 1996 – June 1997, See full episodes list here or purchase the complete Eleventh season here.