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"I'm Going to Sweatland" (0303)

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Episode title: I'm Going to Sweatland
Episode production code: 0303

Episode # in production code order: 38
Episode # in true US premiere order: 37
Episode # in old US premiere order: 37

US premiere date: November 20, 1988
US premiere time: 8:30 pm

Taping date: November 4, 1988

Teleplay by Pamela Wick & Susan Cridland, story by Carl Studebaker
Directed by Gerry Cohen

First camera shot: Al with three fat customers at the shoe store.

Synopsis: Suspicious minds question Peggy's claim that she saw Elvis at the mall, until Marcy notices that one of Al's shirts has a perspiration stain in the shape of the King's face. The house is then overrun by Elvis fans.

Guest cast:
Dottie: Nancy Skelton
Edna: Justine Lenore
Margo: Michelle Milantoni
Elvis?: Ron Stein
Alajandro: Rawley Valverde
Ollie: Ken Minyard
Mrs. Webstock: Tifni Twitchell
Lew: Bob Arthur
Samantha: Sadie Chrestman
Clyde: Bruce Liberty
Elvis #1: Paul L. Casey
Elvis #2: Aaron Paris
Elvis #3: Robert Lenz
Elvis (on Wheels): Casey Stengel
Elvis (black): Raymond Turner
Elvis (oriental): Robert Kim

General note: Peggy mentions Youngstown, Ohio. This is Ed O'Neill's hometown. Katey Sagal met Elvis in real live as her father Boris Sagal directed a movie with Elvis.

Music: Peggy sings "Heartbreak Hotel".

References: The episode title is influenced by the song "I'm Going to Graceland" by Paul Simon and Elvis' home "Graceland". Ray "Boom Boom" Mancini was a boxing world lightweight champion (WBA) from 1982 to 1984.


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