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In the Married... with Children episode called "Married... with Aliens", Al Bundy was paid a visit by a group of six little green aliens:

Al Bundy on his couch, surrounded by six green aliens

Apparently, these guys realized that:

Al's smelly socks are the best spaceship fuel in the galaxy!

I was always wondering, were these aliens real or a shoe-induced hallucination?

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    Should have known! Only Loki would create a fake troll question for the lulz! – Chloe Nov 18 '18 at 21:29
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    @Chloe Why fake? It's a legit question, based on a real episode and apparently it has a well defined answer. Care to elaborate why you think it's a troll question? – Rebel-Scum Nov 18 '18 at 22:00
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Based on the fact that Buck saw the aliens, it's safe to assume that they were indeed real.

[Al looks at Buck.]

AL: What are you looking at? You know they were real, you were here. If you could talk you'd back me up, wouldn't ya?

BUCK: Yeah, right. Mad men they lock up. Mad dogs they shoot.

MARRIED WITH ALIENS - FINAL DRAFT SCREENPLAY

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And if the aliens weren't real, then where did Al's socks go?

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    The socks disappear in the washing machine as everyone else's socks. It is impossible to retain an even number of socks from a washing machine. There is always at least one, but always an odd number, missing. But after examining a few washing machines, the most likely explanation is aliens. Who else could it be. – Bent Nov 19 '18 at 1:13
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    @Bent: insert obligatory meme of History Channel Guy ("I'm not saying it was aliens... but it was aliens!!!") – smci Nov 19 '18 at 10:49

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