The Great Escape is the eighteenth episode of Season 2 of the FOX sitcom Married... with Children, as well as the 31st overall episode in the series. Written by Ellen L. Fogle, the episode was directed by Linda Day and premiered on FOX on February 21, 1988.


Kelly is grounded for getting poor grades in school, and must stay with her family at the shoe store while the house is being fumigated for termites, prompting Kelly to plan an escape so she can go see a concert.


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  • Cliff Bemis, who plays the Termite Boss in this episode, would later return to MWC in the season 11 episode "Requiem for a Chevyweight (Part 1)" as Al's father during a flashback (though he is only heard and shown from the back).
  • Neither Steve nor Marcy appear in this episode.



  • Bundy Living Room/Kitchen
  • Shoe Store

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◄ Season 1 Season 2 Episodes Season 3 ►
Poppy's by the Tree (Part 1)Poppy's by the Tree (Part 2)If I Were a Rich Man
Buck Can Do ItGirls Just Wanna Have Fun (Part 1)Girls Just Wanna Have Fun (Part 2)
For Whom the Bell TollsBorn to WalkAlley of the DollsThe Razor's Edge
How Do You Spell Revenge?Earth AngelYou Better Watch OutGuys and Dolls
Build a Better MousetrapMaster the PossibilitiesPeggy Loves Al, Yeah, Yeah, Yeah
The Great EscapeImpo-DentJust Married... with ChildrenFather LodeAll in the Family
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