Frank and Ally in "Slave"
Season 8
Episode 12
Air Date January 12, 2004
Cast Ray Romano
Patricia Heaton
Brad Garrett
Doris Roberts
Peter Boyle
Madylin Sweeten
Sawyer Sweeten
Sullivan Sweeten
Director(s) Jerry Zaks
Writer(s) Leslie Caveny
Preceded by Jazz Records
Followed by Whose Side Are You On?

Slave is the 12th episode of Season 8, and is episode 183nd of the full 210 episodes for the entire series.

Episode InformationEdit


Ray and Debra both leave the twins at home alone. When they figure this out they hurry home and find Ally taking care of them. When they see this, Debra decides to give Ally more responsibilities. A lot more.

Running GagsEdit



  • FRANK: [comes in] I smell pancakes!
  • MARIE: [examining the boys] Oh, my God! Are you OK?
  • MARIE: [also examining the boys] I'll never leave you boys again. It's OK, it's OK!
  • FRANK: Gimme some pancakes!
  • ALLY: [comes in from the kitchen] You want some pancakes, Grandpa?
  • FRANK: What the hell do you think I've been saying?
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