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"You Better Shop around (Part 1)" (0519)

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Episode title: You Better Shop around, Part 1
Episode production code: 0519

Episode # in production code order: 99
Episode # in true US premiere order: 100
Episode # in old US premiere order: 101

US premiere date: April 14, 1991
US premiere time: 9 pm

US premiere rating: 13.3
US premiere share: 21

Written by J.D. Brancato & Michael Ferris
Directed by Linda Day

First camera shot: A radio voice says that it's a very hot day.

Synopsis: Al doesn't want to buy an air conditioner, so he moves his family into the supermarket. They are told to buy something or they'll be arrested, so while checking out, they cut in front of Marcy and become the store's one millionth customer. The prize is a $1000 shopping spree, but Marcy wants it as well.

Guest cast:
Manager: Bruce Jarchow
Cashier: Jodie Mann
Bob: John Mallory Asher
Nibbles: Bobbie Brown
Butter: Helena Apothaker
The D.J.: Kevin Ryder
Mrs. Gillis: Louise Pellegrino Rapport
Cheese Lady: Regina Leeds

General note: Jefferson does not appear in this episode.

Music: Al sings "Mack the Knife".

References: The episode title refers to a common phrase and the song by Smokey Robinson & the Miracles, remake by The Captain and Tenille.

DVD: Information at Bundyology's DVD page.

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