In "Old Insurance Dodge", Peg points out that Al tried to get out of the wedding that day by putting iodine on his face and pretended that he had chickenpox.In "Married..Aliens", Al mentions that on their wedding day, she had a couple of her uncles hit him in the knees with a baseball bat and then threw him into the trunk of their car to get him to the wedding.Al Bundy is also notable for being the founder of NO MA'AM, an anti-feminist organization after he loses his parking spot, and when the local nudie bar was turned into a Coffee House.Al is also notable for his 1971 Dodge, which he has been paying for, for years, never quite owning it outright.The Dodge is said to be a 1971 model; however in "Episode: Requiem For a Chevyweight (Part I)" Al is shown to have had the Dodge since high school, which he graduated from in the late 60s. Its shown that he cherishes the memories of him and his father together, as well as the things he inherited from him, such the hammer that was used to build a private room in "If Al Had a Hammer" or the collection of Playboys his dad left him in Desperately Seeking Miss October.As the series went on, Al would say how his childhood was very ideal. Its also implied that his mother may have been an alcoholic, telling Steve Rhodes in Desperately Seeking Miss October that she would get drunk off of Singapore Slings and then pass out, allowing him and his father to sneak into the basement and look his collection of Playboys, sharing a special father-son moment.
Some of the women have been: split the school down the middle.He also indicated in numerous episodes, such as Her Cups Runneth Over that he was dead drunk when he married Peg.Besides the Wankers, Al's family also attended their wedding, with Al's father trying to flirt with Peg at the reception, telling her "If you like my son, I'm twice as fun" Al often gives the appearance and the opinion that he cannot stand his family, often making degrading and insulting remarks to them, and threatening physical violence against his wife, Peggy Bundy and his son, Bud Bundy.To try and teach him a lesson, Miss De Groot agreed to let Al check out one more book, specifically, The Little Engine that Could, which Al in turn, held onto for thirty years before he attempted to return the book unnoticed to avoid paying fines. Polk High School and was considered a top athlete, playing fullback for the football team and earning the nickname "Touchdown Bundy". His greatest achievement in high school was scoring four touchdowns in a single game against Andrew Johnson High at the High School City Championship in 1966.He also scored the most touchdowns in one season for the team, making him the MVP that same year.