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Entertainment Weekly  (Originally posted Jan 10, 2005)

Q&A with Ed O'Neill -- The ''Married . . . With Children'' hubby talks about reuniting with TV wife Katey Sagal

By Dan Snierson

Married... With Children's Ed O'Neill reunites with his TV wife Katey Sagal on ABC's 8 Simple Rules
(Friday, Jan. 14, 8 p.m.), playing Cate's old college flame and raising the question, Do these two still go
together like a horse and carriage?

Did Katey ask you to be on her show?

We were talking about [their Married... son] David Faustino's wedding and she said, "By the way, my
producers want you to do a guest shot." 
They wanted me to do two. But I've got this other show [ABC midseason comedy In the Game, starring Jennifer Love
Hewitt] and thought one would be fine. In and out. Nobody gets hurt.

Do you get the girl?

He'd been wild in college. But Cate had a lot of fun with him and e-mails to say hello. He shows up at her house
with a motorcycle, she spends the evening with him, and... he turns out to be kind of a nutjob.

So do you show more interest in her than on 11 seasons of Married...?

Yes. Although there was one episode where there was kind of a touching scene. It was an anniversary, and he
decided to put a radio in her car or something like that.

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