Teacher Pets was the 21st episode of Season 6 of Married... with Children, also the 126th overall series episode. Directed by Gerry Cohen and written by Katherine Green, the episode first aired on the FOX network, premiering on April 5, 1992.


Bud tries to prove to others that his substitute teacher has a crush on him. Meanwhile, Peg is sick with the flu and Al crashes children's parties at Chuck E. Cheese's to get free food.


The sixth season's twenty-first episode has Bud trying to support his claim that the new substitute teacher at school has a thing for him. With Peg out of commission with a cold, Al starts adding himself to children's parties at Chuck E. Cheeses, in his ongoing quest to get fed. Bud's belief that his 40-year-old teacher is romantic interested in him is greeted by laughter from everyone. But another student smells the smoke and wants the self-imagined studly Bud's fire for herself. Meanwhile, Peggy has a cold which prompts Al to keep his distance by going out every night to a Chuck-E-Cheese restaurant for some free pizza by crashing little kids birthdays parties. Can Bud keep two girls satisfied or will he suffer from a humiliating Bundy defeat?

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  • The name of Bud's new teacher, Mrs A. Mariner, is a play on the title of Samuel Coleridge Taylor's poem "The Rime of the Ancient Mariner".
  • The name of the teacher Dottie McGowen is named after the hair stylist for the show, though her last name is spelled differently.

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