Peg and Marcy attend the funeral of Al's barber.
| Season 3, Episode # 9 |
Number (#44) in series (259 episodes)
|Guest star(s)||Kenny Sacha|
|Writer(s)|| Michael G. Moye|
|Director||James E. Hornbeck|
|Taping date||January 20, 1989|
|Original airdate||February 12, 1989|
|IMDb||Requiem for a Dead Barber|
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Al is devastated when his favorite barber dies, prompting him to go to a salon and risk losing his masculinity.
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- Ed O'Neill as Al Bundy
- Katey Sagal as Peggy Bundy
- Christina Applegate as Kelly Bundy
- David Faustino as Bud Bundy
- Amanda Bearse as Marcy Rhoades
- David Garrison as Steve Rhoades
- Buck the dog as Buck Bundy (uncredited)
- Kenny Sacha as Mr. Adonis
- Charlie Spradling as Murphy (as "Charlie")
- Steven Levy as Mr. Ron
- Stacey Alden as Fran (as Stacy Alden)
- Sandra Wild as Fluffy
- Garrett Morris as Russ
- Harry Hart-Browne as Eduardo
- Steve Susskind as Barney
- Frank Lloyd as Norris
- Vito D'Ambrosio as Louie
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- The episode title is inspired by the movie "Requiem for A Heavyweight".
- This episode marks the second and final appearance of Al's friend, Russ and the only appearance of Al's friend, Louie.
- Al mentions that he was able to find Tony's father in Cicero. Cicero is a suburb of Chicago, located in Cook County.
- Al makes a remark about how he likes pinball and hates that video arcades have taken over old-time nickelodeons. 20 years after this episode aired, Ed O'Neill starred in the popular Disney film Wreck-It Ralph, voicing a character named Mr. Litwak, who owned and managed a video arcade.
- This episode was nominated for Outstanding Editing for a Series (Multi-Camera Production), Larry Harris (Editor) at the 1989 Emmy Awards.
- This is the first episode that uses "Requiem for" in the title to reference the death of someone/something in the episode.
- When talking about the pinball machine being replaced by video games, Al rants about a monkey who "can make it to the top of a building", referring to the video game Donkey Kong.
- When talking about cartoons of the past, he mentions "a mouse could hit a cat over the head with a frying pan and flatten his head", referring to the cartoon series Tom and Jerry,
- Bundy Living Room/Kitchen
- Al asks Bud's help with chopping up Buck's doghouse for firewood, but the Bundys don't have a fireplace.
- Requiem for a Dead Barber at the Internet Movie Database
- Requiem for a Dead Barber on Bundyology
- Requiem for a Dead Barber - Transcript on albundy.net
- #46 Requiem for a Dead Barber - MWC Podcast on Horrorphilia
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