Who doesn't remember sneaking out of bed to watch Al Bundy (the first men's rights activist on television) and his dysfunctional brood on Married With Children? If you were an actual 90s kid, it was an important part of your upbringing and a way to learn how to properly insult your friends and family. Here's a photo from their first season:
They stayed on the air for 11 seasons. That's 11 years of Bud turning from tiny boy to tiny perv, Peggy eating bon bons in tight jumpsuits, Kelly calling herself a slut in front of her parents, and amazing satirical rants from Al like this one:
"When did men become such losers? It used to be so great to be a man. Women were there to please us. They'd look after the kids and we'd go out and have a good time. That's the natural order of things. What happened, Steve? I'll tell you what happened, Steve. Somebody told women they should start enjoying sex, too. That was the beginning of the end."
It's been 14 years since their last episode aired, and since then they've all gone on to have incredible careers. Ed O'neil is playing a patriarch again on Modern Family, Katy Segall gave voice to another modern feminist as Leela on Futurama, Christina Applegate became a movie star, and David Faustino did... a cameo on Modern Family.