Poppy's by the Tree (Part 1) is the opening episode of Season 2 of Married... with Children, and also the 14th overall series episode. Directed by Linda Day and written by series co-creators Ron Leavitt and Michael G. Moye, it originally aired on FOX on September 27, 1987.


In the first part of a two-episode story, The Bundys vacation in Dumpwater, Florida, where an ax murderer is on the loose.

As the very cheapest available option, Al decides that the family will vacation in Dumpwater, Florida at Poppy's by the Tree Inn. What the Bundys don't know, as things start in the second season premiere, in that the Inn is the hunting ground of an infamous killer, who massacres tourists every five years. Guess what time it is?

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