Have Gun, Will Unravel
Season 1, Episode 10
Air date December 8, 1982
Production code 006
Written by Ruth Bennett
Directed by Alan Bergmann
Episode Guide
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.

Plot Edit

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.

Quotes Edit

Trivia Edit

  • 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.

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