Al Goes to the Dogs is the 21st episode of season 10 of Married... with Children and the 230th overall series episode. Directed by Sam W. Orender and written by Laurie Lee-Goss & Garry Bowren, it premiered on FOX-TV on March 24, 1996.


After taking Lucky out daily at 3:00am, Al decides to build a dog house. Marcy calls a building inspector to trouble him. Kelly tries to woo Carlos by changing her looks. Finally with Carlos's money & help Al gets the dog house up with all permissions intact.

Plot SummaryEdit

Al decides to build a dog house for Lucky. But when he makes an absurd amount of noise in the back yard, Marcy bribes a building inspector to inspect Al's work just to harass him. When the inspector tells him that the house is not up to its "code," Al, with Kelly's wealthy boyfriend Carlos, tear it down and rebuild it again and again to get it right. Meanwhile, Kelly desperately tries to get Carlos's attention. She spends a lot of Al's money (which he swindles from Carlos) to go to the salon to achieve the natural look of the women of his village. Thus, she is spending a lot of money to look like she has spent no money on her looks. Bud says, " you are your mother's daughter." Kelly says, "Well, duh..." Carlos has spent a lot of money to come to America to get away from women of his village! Al ends up with a lot of Carlos's money.

Recurring Cast/RegularsEdit

Guest StarsEdit


  • Katey Sagal does not appear in this episode due to her pregnancy/childbirth.

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