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"Sixteen Years and what Do You Get" (0103)

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Episode title: Sixteen Years and what Do You Get?
Episode production code: 0103

Episode # in production code order: 3
Episode # in true US premiere order: 6
Episode # in old US premiere order: 6

US premiere date: May 10, 1987
US premiere time: 8 pm

Written by Katherine Green & Richard Gurman
Directed by Linda Day

First camera shot: Al and Peggy are coming downstairs.

Synopsis: Neither Peggy nor Al can to stick to an agreement not to exchange gifts on their 16th anniversary, but Al comes home empty-handed when his credit- card is rejected for being over its limit. It seems that everyone else has maxed out the card, buying presents for themselves and Al.

Recurring character cast:
Luke Ventura: Ritch Shydner

Guest cast:
Violinist: Walter Olkewicz
Marcel: Elias Zarou
Salesman: Don Draper († 1990)
Mr. Conner: Richard Sanders

General note: Al & Peggy call the song "War" by Edwin Starr "their" song. We can see Peggy's car with the license plate Illinois F3B359. That license plate reappears on the Mustang in Al's dream in "Have You Driven A Ford Lately" (0105).

Music: "War" by Edwin Starr.

Influences: The episode title is inspired by the line "You move 16 tons and what do you get" from the song "Sixteen Tons" by Tennesee Ernie Ford.

DVD: Information at Bundyology's DVD page.

Transcript: Available at Married with Children... All Things Episodic.

Al and Peggy

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