Breaking Up Is Easy To Do (Part 3) is the 16th episode of season 11 of Married... with Children and the 251st overall series episode. Directed by Gerry Cohen and written by Russell Marcus, it premiered on FOX-TV on March 3, 1997.


Peggy's date loses Bud and Kelly's support when they learn their potential "step-daddy" may force them to find work. Meanwhile Al misses Peggy a lot.

Plot SummaryEdit

Al keeps striking out with women. Marcy is more than happy to share with him the info that Peg is having a dinner party with a millionaire. Bud and Kelly break up Peg and her new boyfriend after discovering that he'll put the entire family to work. Peg admits that she misses Al and goes to meet him. They go out together and make-up.

Recurring CastEdit

Guest castEdit


  • The episode title is inspired by the song "Breaking Up Is Hard To Do" by Neil Sedaka.
  • This episode first aired on David Faustino's 23rd birthday.


  • When Peggy prepares dinner for Bruce, she is in front of the refrigerator, holding a plate with two uncooked steaks. In the next immediate shot, the steaks are on a plate on the stove and Peg, now standing by the stove, is holding an empty plate.
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