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"You Better Watch out" (0213)

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Episode title: You Better Watch out
Episode production code: 0213

Episode # in production code order: 26
Episode # in true US premiere order: 26
Episode # in old US premiere order: 26

US premiere date: December 20, 1987
US premiere time: 8:30 pm

Taping date: December 4, 1987

Written by Katherine Green & Richard Gurman
Directed by Linda Day

First camera shot: Bud and Kelly are watching a TV commercial for the Lakeside Mall.

Synopsis: The Bundys' Christmas eve is interrupted by a non-traditional visit from Santa Claus, who misses his scheduled arrival at a shopping mall when his parachute fails to open and he instead plummets into the Bundy back yard.

Guest cast:
Coroner: Mike Hagerty
Mr. Mallman: David Ruprecht
Nestor: Michael Faustino (David Faustino's brother)
Carl: Edan Gross
Delivery Boy: Robert Petkoff

General note: This episode has been distributed with a warning message: "The following depicts a Bundy Christmas. It could be upsetting to small children and others. Parental guidance is suggested".

References: The episode title refers to the song line "You better watch out (...) Santa Claus is coming to town".

Dialogue triumphs:
Al as Santa: "What would you like for Christmas?"
Nestor: "A Horse... a live one!"
Al: "Well, Santa will bring you a horse, and leave it under your tree. But if you can't find it in the morning, it's because your mommy chased it away and killed it!

DVD: Information at Bundyology's DVD page.

Transcript: Available at Ade Bundy's Internet MWC DataBase and Married with Children... All Things Episodic.

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