User Friendly was the 22nd episode in Season 9 of Married... with Children, and was also the 205th overall episode. Directed by Sam W. Orender and written by Russell Marcus, the episode originally aired on FOX, premiering on April 9, 1995.


Bud experiences cyber sex with Amber at a computer lab, and gets hooked on it. Meanwhile, Al discovers a mysterious light switch that seems to have no use in the house. With Jefferson and Bob Rooney, he tears down the entire house in an effort to locate the effect of the switch.


"User Friendly" opens with Peg discovering sabotage of the worst kind - someone has changed her TV channels. Al, it turns out, bought the Guy Package from the cable company with "FemBlock", so Oprah and company will no longer be available to her. Al settles down for a marathon session of relaxation, and Bud comes in with the news that he is being paid to take part in some human behavior research, which he hopes will buy his way back into Amber's . . affections. Amber wants him to show a little R-E-S-P-E-C-T, which his male role model, sitting on the couch, indicates is going to be hard.

Jefferson's arrival further derails Al's plans, leading him to wonder about the switch under the telephone, and to pull it out in order to find what it's connected to. The two guys demonstrate complete technical ineptitude while trying to deal with this issue of wiring, which the ladies treat as in-house entertainment. Al is in full Wile E. Coyote mode, getting zapped regularly by the electricity every time he tries - well, anything.

At the lab, beautiful blonde Sandy breaks it to Bud that this is to be a cybersex experiment, and when she turns around again, he's ready to go. She presents him with the cybersuit he is to wear, and introduces him to Dr. Kessler, the originator of the project. The two scientists then go off to create Bud's electronic Eve.

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