Married... With Children

Season 11 Episode 2

Children of the Corns

Aired Sunday 8:00 PM Oct 05, 1996 on FOX



  • Trivia

    • In the end where the kid with the hook tries to hug Marcy you can clearly see through his sleeve that he is holding a fake hook.

    • Kelly brings the microwave oven into the closet, but then it pings... surely it wouldn't since the cord wasn't plugged in.

  • Quotes

    • Jefferson: (At the sweat-shop.) Al, Al, look at he slave wages they pay these poor people.
      Al: They make more than me! And they get gruel.

    • Customer: Can you help me?
      Al: Maddam I would be delighted.
      Customer: Do these shoes make me look fat? Be honest.
      Al: No. They make you look very ....... fat. (Al smacks his forehead.) I'm sorry. I'm new at this. May I add that's a lovely broach. Or is it.....cud stain? (Smacks forehead again.)

    • Kelly: Mom, I'm telling you this microwave is broken. I keep pressing the Popcorn button and no popcorn's coming out.
      Peg: Well, try pressing Lamb, Pork or Veal.
      (Kelly presses the button)
      Kelly: I wonder which one it will be?
      Bud: Excuse me, Betty and Moronica, you have to put food in it first.
      Peg: Then what good is it?

    • Griff: This contest is no contest. You're going down, Bundy.
      Al: Let's rock, fat boy.
      Griff: Yo mama!
      Al: My wife!
      Griff: You win. (walks away)
      Al: No, I don't.

    • Kelly: Mom, have you seen my lucky audition blouse?
      Peg: What does it look like?
      Kelly: It's see-through... maybe that's why I can't find it.

    • Al: Come on, Griff, you can't compete with my charm. I'm a natural born salesman.
      (A woman approaches)
      Customer: Excuse me, do--
      Al: Hey! Do I come to the Hag-Shop and bother you when you're working?!

    • (Al is coming down the stairs and Peg is in the kitchen)
      Al: I'm gettin' a raise!
      Peg: Al, you haven't had a raise since our honeymoon... and even that was below minimum.

    • (Marcy enters, carrying a pot with chicken)
      Al: Well Marcy, congratulations, i didnt know you were expecting.

  • Notes

  • Allusions

    • The episode title Children of the Corns is taken from the movie Children of the Corn.

    • The scene where Gary sobs for the camera about the sweatshop was a parody of Kathie Lee Gifford's sobbing when she was confronted about her sweatshop allegation.