Poppy's by the Tree (Part 2) is the second episode of Season 2 of Married... with Children, also the 15th 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.


Conclusion of two-episode story arc. Peggy is kidnapped by Poppy, the axe murderer running loose in the tiny town of Dumpwater, Florida.

Episode summaryEdit

The Bundys, having discovered their mistake in coming to this half-horse town, are looking to escape, but at the moment there's no way out, and with nightfall, the killer will strike again. This was the second episode of the second season, and the conclusion of a two-part story arc.

After a hair-raising encounter with the maniac, Al decides to get the family out of town. But they realize that they are trapped at the motel by a storm and the locals are unwilling to help them. Then things take a turn when Peggy is taken hostage by the ax murderer Poppy (Vic Polizos) in a room and Al must rescue her.

Recurring cast/Guest starsEdit