Peggy Sue Got Work is the ninth episode of Season 1 of the FOX sitcom Married... with Children, as well as the 9th overall episode in the series. Written by Ellen L. Fogle, the episode was directed by Linda Day and premiered on FOX on May 31, 1987.


To get the money to purchase a new VCR that Al won't buy her, Peggy takes a job in a department store of selling clocks, which takes the "fun" out of the Bundy marriage as a result of her absence, and Kelly and Bud getting stuck with Al for the evenings.


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  • Peggy Sue Got Work is a play on the song "Peggy Sue Got Married" by Buddy Holly, which was the inspiration for the 1986 movie of the same name, starring Kathleen Turner and Nicolas Cage.


  • This is the first time Peggy gets a job.
  • Peggy mentions that Kelly is 15 years old in this episode.
  • Mr. Pond mentions, that Peggy's first day at work is the day before Daylight Savings Time. In 1987, Daylight Savings Time was on Sunday, April 5, the same day that the first episode of Married... with Children aired. This also means that Peggy's first day at work was on Saturday, April 4, 1987.
  • Ernie Sabella had previously worked with David Garrison on the show It's Your Move, which was also created by Ron Leavitt and Michael G. Moye.



  • Bundy Living Room/Kitchen
  • Clock Store

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  Season 1 Episodes Season 2 ►
PilotThinnergyBut I Didn't Shoot the DeputyWhose Room Is It Anyway
Have You Driven a Ford Lately?Sixteen Years and What Do You Get?Married... without Children
The Poker GamePeggy Sue Got WorkAl Loses His CherryNightmare on Al's Street
Where's the Boss?Johnny Be Gone