When Peg's 5-year-old nephew Seven is abandoned at the Bundy doorstep by his loser parents, Peg and Al decide to keep him, much to their kids' dismay.
When Kelly's date gives her an ultimatum, she finds herself stranded but not alone on a deserted road 15 miles outside Chicago.
When Seven can't remember his birthday, Peggy assigns him one, selecting the next day, which also happens to be Al's birthday.
When Peggy panics over Seven's sneezes, she begins piling up medical bills, forcing Al to take on a second job as a "topless" bartender.
Peg tries everything in the book to renew Al's romantic interest in her -- up to and including promises of five-course meals.
Desperate for a date, Bud founds his own community college fraternity in his garage.
With the elections coming up, Al convinces his family to register and vote for the first time in an effort to stop a proposed tax on beer.
When Al can't afford to pay the bills, he convinces Kelly to get a job. Finding employment as a waitress at a burger joint, Kelly realizes why mother Peg has never worked a day in her life.
When Al wins a trip to Hawaii, he poses as an aging rock star to get into the first class lounge.
While shopping for a burial plot for the family, Al and Peg discover they don't have enough money, so they have to be buried in the same casket.
Bud's big plans to move into his college dorm are destroyed when Al and Peg manage to get their hands on his scholarship money and go on a shopping spree.
Al does his yearly pre-Christmas inspection of the family and can find they've done nothing wrong, which means he has to buy them presents.
As the Bundys prepare to attend their cousin Jimmy's wedding, everything begins to go wrong.
Al takes a fishing trip alone, only to have Peg and Marcy show up and spoil his vacation.
Kelly buys a motorcycle to put some fun back into her life, but disaster strikes when Al decides to take the bike out for a spin .
Peggy's unflattering cartoon makes Al a reluctant celebrity.
Bud goes on a dating game for "nerds."
While reading a romance novel, Peg fantasizes that she is a lady in distress and Al is the pirate who saves her.
Al becomes obsessed with his age after a theater cashier gives him a senior citizen's discount.
Al becomes a local hero when he stands up to a burglar.
Kelly gets an unpleasant surprise when the family takes her to a movie on her birthday.
When Peg complains about Al's lovemaking to the girls at the beauty parlor, he becomes the laughingstock of the town.
Peg spends all of Al's early retirement money and forces him to go back to work.
When Al's Dodge is stolen, he learns it is only worth $100, and he decides to add a few priceless items to the list of things missing from his trunk.
When Jimmy, the Bundy's relative, learns that his new bride slept with someone the day of their wedding, his temper explodes and a guilty Bud runs for cover.
Coco, a cosmetic millionairess and former girlfriend of Al's, makes a truly indecent proposal by offering Peggy $500,000 for one night of passion with Al.