|Have Gun, Will Unravel|
|Season 1, Episode 10|
|Air date||December 8, 1982|
|Written by||Ruth Bennett|
|Directed by||Alan Bergmann|
Death of a Grocer
A Christmas Story
Have Gun, Will Unravel is the tenth episode of the first season of Family Ties. It aired on December 8, 1982.
The family returns from a movie to find their house has been broken into. Many things were stolen, and the Keatons are left insecure in their own home. They hood decide to hold a Neighbor Watch meeting. Ed Quigley, an insurance salesman, suggests that everyone buy a gun (though this is against Steven and Elyse's principles). They purchase a gun, but feel more afraid with it in the house, especially when Alex comes home unexpectedly late at night.
- The movie the family has just seen before realizing the burglary is "A Hard Day's Night" starring the Beatles.
- One of the neighbors, Earl Quigley is played by a very famous character actor, Jack Riley.