Married... with Children (1987–1997)
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Dump of My Own 

Al decides to build a spare bathroom when the upstairs toilet floods one too many times.


Gerry Cohen




Episode complete credited cast:
Ed O'Neill ... Al Bundy
Katey Sagal ... Peggy Bundy
David Garrison ... Steve Rhoades
Amanda Bearse ... Marcy Rhoades
Christina Applegate ... Kelly Bundy
David Faustino ... Bud Bundy


The rest of the Bundy's endure sacrifices of constant loud noise, loss of living room space, as well as loss of electrical power as Al devotes himself to his lifelong dream: building his personal, exclusive, executive bathroom in the garage with the centerpiece being a mighty Ferguson toilet for his flush. Meanwhile, Peggy seeks money to buy enough lottery tickets to win a multi-million dollar lottery. Written by Anonymous

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When Bud is sitting on the couch next to Al his left hand is on his stomach then when they cut to him after Peg comes out of the kitchen it is now his right hand and the right before he goes upstairs after Kelly comes down his left hand is back on his stomach. All this takes place in the span of a couple of seconds so he could not have moved his hands. See more »


Bud: Where's Dad?
Peggy: In the bathroom breaking in his new toilet.
[Al walks in the living room and sits on the couch]
Peggy: How was it, honey?
Al: I don't know, Peg. I'm constipated. This is the worst day of my life. I wonder if this ever happened to Dad?
Peggy: Aww, honey. Do you want me to undercook you some chicken?
Al: No thanks, Peg. It'll take more than raw poultry to fix what's wrong with me.
[turns on TV]
TV Announcer: And now back to the rest of ABC's lineup: "Roseanne" and the Emmy winning "Thirtysomething".
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Crazy Credits

Just before the closing credits, the water fountain from the show's intro is shown again. When Al flushes the Ferguson, the fountain loses water pressure and Al says, "Now that's a man's flush." See more »


Love & Marriage
(Theme Song)
Written by Sammy Cahn and Jimmy Van Heusen
Arranged and Conducted by Nelson Riddle
Performed by Frank Sinatra
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Al's Room!
28 May 2009 | by SylviastelSee all my reviews

All Al wants is a bathroom of his own. When he decides to build a bathroom in his garage, he becomes so immersed with the building. He gets a first class toilet and recalls a childhood memory where he went with his dad to the toilet factory in Maine and used their toilet for the first time. Al's love for his toilet is kind of funny, sad, and pathetic all at once. He tortures his family and notices that his tools keep going missing so he suspects immediate family. Peggy has a plan too to win the lottery and needs the money. I have to say that this episode is funny because of it's obvious subject matter. Al wants a man's bathroom of his own where he could go and read the paper. The family has to put up with his recent insanity.

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8 January 1989 (USA) See more »

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