Mad About You

Paul and Jamie Buchman are a recently-married New York City couple. They point out the gentle humor in domesticity and life's everyday situations.

Duration:22 min




Season 1 - Mad About You
23 Sep 1992
"Paul and Jamie Buchman are newlyweds living in a comfortable existence in a Manhattan high-rise apartment. Paul is a documentary film maker and Jamie is a public relations executive. After ..."
30 Sep 1992
"Jamie wants their first big purchase, a couch, to be a joint decision. At the store, Paul & Jamie and Fran and Mark wander through the store. Paul and Mark cover various subjects, and Jamie and Fran also talk of random things."
07 Oct 1992
"Paul has a dream that he and Jamie were just watching TV. Jamie interprets it to mean she is boring so Paul tries to find them something exciting to do. They make plans, but phone calls, visitors, and a parade hinder their outing."
14 Oct 1992
"Shelby tells Paul he saw Paul's old girlfriend, Lynn. Shelby is a restaurant with her and Paul & Jamie meet them. Paul is excited and nervous. Jamie is upset when he forgets to introduce her and he talks only to Lynn."
21 Oct 1992
"Jamie turns to a raving lunatic at the prospect of a visit from her meddlesome and obnoxious parents, so she invites her single older sister Lisa (who's even MORE neurotic and crazy then ..."
28 Oct 1992
"Paul makes a documentary on Yankee Stadium for PBS. They do not like the film and reject it. Meanwhile, Jamie is working on a project and up for a promotion. She gets the promotion. Celebrate the promotion or feel bad about the rejection?"
04 Nov 1992
"Someone Paul went to film school with is a token taker at the subway. Paul avoids the subway because he thinks the guy has a miserable life stuck in the subway rather than making films. Jamie gets tickets for the circus."
11 Nov 1992
"In this cross-over episode from the series \"Seinfeld\", Paul and Jamie become obsessed with dying and want each other to make a living will. Jamie soon learns that Paul is still subletting ..."
18 Nov 1992
"Set entirely on a train during a getaway to Connecticut for Thanksgiving dinner with Paul and Jamie's parents, the long trip produces Jekyll\/Hyde transformations for everyone when the ..."
09 Dec 1992
"Paul and Jamie get off on the wrong foot with their new neighbors: the uptight and snobbish Hal and Maggie Conway who move into the apartment across the hall from Paul and Jamie. The ..."
16 Dec 1992
"In a flashback to when Paul and Jamie first met at Christmas 1989, it's revealed that it wasn't love at first sight for them when Paul tries hard to persuade a reluctant, workaholic Jamie ..."
06 Jan 1993
"Jamie hires a maid to clean the apartment. Jamie loves her work, and Paul enjoys talking to her. He is taken with the fact that someone should have to clean up after their mess. Soon, Selby starts visiting and talking to her also."
13 Jan 1993
"New York City hires Jamie to create a tourist promotion commercial. She hires Paul so they can work together. Paul wants a code word for when they disagree, but she does not think they need one. They find it is too much togetherness."
27 Jan 1993
"Paul & Jamie take a weekend vacation. Jamie obsesses over leaving and what to pack while Paul tries to keep it simple. Once there, Jamie initially finds it hard to relax. Soon Jamie embraces the area and Paul wants to leave."
06 Feb 1993
"Paul & Jamie attend an afternoon wedding of a friend. Jamie thinks it is unorganized and starts changing things. Paul accidentally tells the father of the bride that the happy couple lived together before marriage."
13 Feb 1993
"On Valentine's Day, while getting ready for a party, Paul & Jamie get stuck in the bathroom when the doorknob breaks. They spend the time trying to break the door down, painting toenails, eating antacid pills for food and more."
20 Feb 1993
"Jerry Lewis guest stars as Freddie Statler, an extremely wealthy man. He wants Paul to film a documentary of his life. Paul hires a film editor\/cameraman who turns out to be very low key and slow moving."
27 Feb 1993
"Paul is painfully embarrassed after an incident when his overbearing and eccentric father, Burt, causes a scene to get the attention of TV show hosts Regis and Joy Philbin and afterward, ..."
01 May 1993
"Jamie's sister Lisa goes on a date with a new guy. Jamie imagines the worst. As the new relationship continues, Jamie continues to worry and probe. Lisa tells her not to worry because she is happy."
08 May 1993
"Paul finds out that Jamie has a former TV star as a client. Paul and Ira still adore the former spy girl from the show. At a dinner, Ira takes spy girl back to the apartment, but spy girl does not remember Ira the next day."
15 May 1993
"Paul feels no jealousy about leaving Jamie alone in the apartment with an ex-boyfriend of hers when she hires him to paint the place, but Paul gets an unpleasant surprise when he returns ..."
22 May 1993
"Paul and Jamie's friends Fran and Mark are separating. Paul & Jamie listen to Fran one night, and Mark the next. Paul & Jamie plan their one year anniversary celebration. Jamie feels she is betraying their friends with her happiness."
Season 2 - Mad About You
16 Sep 1993
"Lisa manages to lose Paul and Jamie's dog, Murray, when she takes him out for a walk, and returns with another Collie breed Jamie knows isn't the real Murray since the dog responds to ..."
23 Sep 1993
"Paul takes the night off from work so he and Jamie can spend the night together. Each time they start to be romantic, something interrupts: Murray running across the bed, wrong music, phone calls, and more."
30 Sep 1993
"Paul's father Burt has a small heart attack. While he is in the hospital, Paul & Jamie stay with his mother Sylvia. Sylvia manages to make her backhand compliments to Jamie and Paul's sister, while treating Paul still as a young child."
07 Oct 1993
"After a hard day at work, the Buchmans go out to eat at Riff's Bar\/Restaurant where Paul complains about his meddlesome new producer, Lou Bonaparte, for his latest documentary film about ..."
14 Oct 1993
"Since Jamie is now out of a job, she is restless and finds things to do that end up annoying Paul."
28 Oct 1993
"On Halloween night, Paul forgets to tell Jamie that they're suppose to baby-sit for his 10-year-old nephew, and Jamie is forced to take him out trick or treating when Paul is delayed at ..."
04 Nov 1993
"Paul & Jamie argue over her plan to set Lisa up with a date. He thinks Lisa should meet someone on her own, they way he & Jamie met. Jamie says fate brought she and Paul together. We see Paul & Jamie's first meeting through a flashback."
11 Nov 1993
"Jamie suspects Paul is planning to throw her a surprise 30th birthday party for her, but that's not the surprise Paul has planned, but neither is getting separated in the subway before the ..."
18 Nov 1993
"Jamie and Paul travel with Ira and Fran for the weekend in Atlantic City where Ira's long-estranged wife, Marianne, who works as the casino hostess, arranges their weekend for them. But ..."
02 Dec 1993
"Paul enjoys his work and is upset when Lou wants to cut three minutes out of his latest film. Jamie is looking for a new job and not sure what she really wants to do. Jamie sets Fran up with Lou on a double-date."
09 Dec 1993
"Jamie becomes upset when Lisa comes into her own, under a pseudonym, as the \"saddest chapter\" in her therapist's book, which blames Jamie as the \"overbearing\" sister for all the problems in..."
06 Jan 1994
"Paul and Jamie spend the entire weekend broke and in a limbo state when another man named Paul Buchman dies and the bank mistakenly freezes their bank account. The Buchmans end up attending..."
13 Jan 1994
"Paul has a documentary project for two months in Chicago, and he flies to\/from New York. Each weekend return home brings different reactions from each of them."
27 Jan 1994
"Fran and Ira both tell Jamie and Paul two different versions of their problems when Fran worries that she might be pregnant following her tryst in Atlantic City with Ira (from ep. 'A Pair ..."
03 Feb 1994
"Ira talks Paul into investing in a virtual reality system. Paul tries the system and visits with Christie Brinkley. Jamie is upset, but more about Paul being with Christie. Jamie tries the ..."
10 Feb 1994
"Paul & Jamie meet at Rockefeller Center ice rink on Valentines Day for an anniversary skate. They think back to three years previous when they searched for their first apartment and got engaged."
14 Feb 1994
"Paul & Jamie go to a Chinese restaurant with Fran and Ira. Jamie's cookie predicts bad luck follows the guilty. Paul misses a phone call from Yoko Ono, a can almost hits him, etc., and he thinks he has the bad luck from the fortune cookie."
24 Feb 1994
"Paul submits a zoo documentary to the Family Network and is waiting to hear if they accept it. As Jamie cleans out closets, she finds a tape which has Paul & Jamie being romantic. They play the video and find it is the zoo documentary."
10 Mar 1994
"As Mr Wicker fixes the toilet in their apartment, they find a pack of love letters from a previous tenant from WWII behind the wall. Jamie reads the letters and she sees a parallel between the lives in the letter and her and Paul's life."
07 Apr 1994
"Paul & Jamie go out to eat with both sets of parents. Later, each set complains about the other over the last scampi at the restaurant. Paul & Jamie refuse to take sides of the argument. Lisa plays one set of parents against the other."
28 Apr 1994
"It's the first day of school and Jamie is reluctant about going, being the \"new kid on the block\", she's afraid that when she goes to the cafeteria, she will have her fish sticks and since ..."
05 May 1994
"Paul wants to film a restaurant for a documentary and runs into Mark, Fran's ex-husband. He is back in New York. Jamie sets Fran up on a blind date."
12 May 1994
"Jamie's insomnia prompts an all-night adventure for her and Paul when they get locked outside their apartment, which takes them from the basement of their building in a futile attempt to ..."
19 May 1994
"In the one-hour season final, on their second wedding anniversary, Paul loses his wedding ring, prompting a frantic search behind Jamie's back to find it. Meanwhile, the newborn baby of a ..."
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Season 3 - Mad About You
22 Sep 1994
"It's a very hot day in New York City and with their air conditioner on the fritz, Paul and Jamie go out to eat in an effort to beat the heat. They go to their usual restaurant, Riff's, then..."
29 Sep 1994
"Rumors of the building going co-op escalate the hostility between the Buchmans and their British neighbors when the Conways want to take over their apartment to expand theirs. Meanwhile, ..."
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13 Oct 1994
"Wickers, the building superintendent, has a fight with his wife and stays with the Buchmans. Jamie needs to start using eye glasses and hates the idea. She decides to get contact lens. The woman at the store flirts with Paul."
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03 Nov 1994
"Jamie is operating her public relations firm in the apartment and Paul announces that he's the finalist for a grant for his documentary on the History of Television. Problems arise when ..."
10 Nov 1994
"On a cab ride home, Paul and Jamie recount how Fran's birthday party turned into a disaster when Paul met an NBC executive (Malick) and Jamie ran into an old flame (Stoltz)."
17 Nov 1994
"It's Thanksgiving; Paul and Jamie are cooking the big Thanksgiving dinner. feast. Paul's, as well as Jamie's parents, Lisa, Ira Fran and Jamie's Aunt Lolly will be there. While cooking, ..."
08 Dec 1994
"Paul and Jamie are constantly in a bad mood when they begin arguing every night over their torrid lovemaking and who was better in bed. Meanwhile, Fran and Ira mistakenly think they're to ..."
15 Dec 1994
"In this view of the New York City populace at its cynical worst, Paul and Jamie are plagued by turbulent encounters with various strangers throughout the night as they travel across town to..."
05 Jan 1995
"PBS asks the Buchmans to film themselves in their apartment for 15 minutes with no cuts for a 'slice of life' documentary."
19 Jan 1995
"While Paul and Jamie are out at Riff's and around town testing pick-up techniques for Paul's new dating video, Ira squares off with Susannah, an old school friend of Jamie's, at the ..."
02 Feb 1995
"In a flashback to January-March 1992, in the three months before Paul and Jamie's wedding, the chaos of planning the wedding only begins as the wedding invitations go out with a misspelling..."
02 Feb 1995
"With just one week left to Paul and Jamie's wedding, things get even worse when Jamie's wedding dress doesn't fit because of her binging habit. No band is still selected, and Paul's older ..."
09 Feb 1995
"Murray is included in a commercial that Paul directs. Murray achieves fame, with all the attention that goes with fame. Jamie becomes a stage mother."
16 Feb 1995
"Paul gets TV legend Alan Brady to narrate his documentary about the history of television. The thing is, Mr. Brady will only do it if his show is mentioned more than it should be."
23 Feb 1995
"Jamie goes to Connecticut to help her father for a few days. Paul is home alone and enjoys being king of the house. The time alone is not quite how he expects it to go."
09 Mar 1995
"Lisa and Jamie seen to swap identities when they accidentally switch purses, leaving Jamie disorganized, Lisa suddenly competent, and Paul stuck without his passport just before he has to ..."
30 Mar 1995
"Paul and Jamie are headed off to a tropical island resort given to them by Paul's parents, since they changed their minds about it and the trip is non-refundable, so Paul and Jamie have to ..."
27 Apr 1995
"Ira's ex-wife, Marianne, returns where she is now a wealthy person after her second husband died and left her a fortune, which soon leads to a feud between Ira and Paul when Paul refuses to..."
04 May 1995
"It's Paul's birthday once again and he lives in fear when this day comes every year; Not because he's a year older. but as he says, something bad always happens to him. Over the last four ..."
11 May 1995
"Paul is shooting a new movie about Pete, the last milkman in New York and neither he or Jamie can't seem to find time in their busy schedules, but they manage to plan on being together for ..."
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Season 4 - Mad About You
24 Sep 1995
"After their most passionate night of love making (which is ironic since Paul can't recall it) the Buchman's decide they want to start trying to have a baby."
01 Oct 1995
"Paul wants to buy the parking space that has just opened in their building but a reluctant Jamie may stop him."
08 Oct 1995
"While waiting at a bus stop, Paul & Jamie take a test in the Cosmopolitan magazine to see if they are compatible. Clips from previous episodes show how they met and their relationship developed."
29 Oct 1995
"While spending the day at Paul's parents apartment, Jamie mulls over whether or not to tell Sylvia that Paul and her are trying to get pregnant."
05 Nov 1995
"Fran and Jamie have an interview with Lance Brockwell at City Hall. Paul is supposed to know him but cannot remember him. When he does, he visits Lance and it affects the job bid. Ira makes a bid on a store for expanding his business."
12 Nov 1995
"Paul & Jamie visit Yoko Ono to see if she will work with Paul on a filming project. They try to be careful to not talk about The Beatles."
19 Nov 1995
"Paul and Jamie finally admit they have no time to walk Murray so they hire Nat Ostertag, a dog walker."
26 Nov 1995
"Paul & Jamie take Murray to a dog park to socialize with other dogs. Paul & Jamie meet the dog owners and find a new couple for double-dating. They offer show tickets to the couple when the..."
17 Dec 1995
"Paul is scheduled to film the ball droppers in Times Square for New Years Eve, and Jamie going to the Mayor's ball. Everyone has plans, and they all change during the final minutes of the year."
07 Jan 1996
"Paul & Jamie are waiting for her ovulation date to have sex, to better the chances for creating a baby. When it does, things keep happening that them from being together. Debra, Paul's sister, reveals that she is gay and dating Joan."
14 Jan 1996
"While making love, Jamie throws out her back. While stuck on the floor, Paul runs her errands and tries to take his father to an eye doctor appointment. While at home, Jamie finds ways to get food, water, and keep herself entertained,."
04 Feb 1996
"Paul and Jamie each have strange dreams with sexual undertones and bizarre happenings. They try to interpret them, but even the interpretations are bizarre."
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25 Feb 1996
"Paul & Jamie are upset that they are still not pregnant. Fran suggests checking into a fancy hotel for a relaxing, romantic evening. Mark suggests fertility enhancement procedures."
10 Mar 1996
"Ira dates a beautiful woman from the bakery. Paul shares the Blinky story from Ira's childhood. Jamie changes her hair and clothing to try something different. Her appearance causes different reactions. Paul thinks everyone hates him."
17 Mar 1996
"Favors to each other abound with each one asking another one to complete a favor. Everything is complicated by Paul's fancy new camera."
24 Mar 1996
"Through phone calls, Paul & Jamie talk to friends: Mark thinks Fran and Ira are still seeing each other; Ira has problems with his girlfriend; Fran is worried about Mark. Jamie says they are the glue that connects everyone."
31 Mar 1996
"Paul & Jamie take a sample of Paul's sperm to the hospital for testing, to see if he is the cause of their not being pregnant yet. They have less than an hour to get to the hospital, but everything seems to delay them."
14 Apr 1996
"Jamie goes to the hospital for a small diagnostic procedure with Fran's doctor. The doctor is very good looking. Ira pretends to be Paul's agent; Paul is fired from his job."
21 Apr 1996
"Paul makes a documentary about a weed while Jamie plans a weekend vacation in Pennsylvania. He does not want to leave until the film is finished. Jamie has problems with the mayor's campaign. Mark & Fran go on a weekend vacation."
28 Apr 1996
"Jamie and Doug go to Albany for business, while Paul attends an awards ceremony for his film \"Weed.\""
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Season 5 - Mad About You
17 Sep 1996
"Previously Paul & Jamie did a pregnancy test and it indicates YES. Jamie does not want them to tell anyone until they have the official news from the doctor. They avoid telling people while they search for a new gynecologist."
24 Sep 1996
"Paul gets a grant to make a film and has difficulty finding a topic. He and Ira visit Uncle Phil. Jamie stops drinking coffee due to her pregnancy and finds it difficult. She accidentally tells the newspaper that coffee is a drug."
15 Oct 1996
"Paul is set to film his parents for a documentary on the Buchmans. Jamie set up an appointment for the therapist and it delays Paul's filming his parents. The day unfolds with interesting consequences."
22 Oct 1996
"Paul & Jamie talk to their unborn child, playing music, explaining life, and telling things about themselves. Clips from past episodes are shown."
29 Oct 1996
"Paul, Ira, and Burt go to Burt's old building for part of the Buchman documentary. Paul runs late to hear the baby's heartbeat at Jamie's pregnancy checkup appointment."
12 Nov 1996
"Paul is storing a lot of his filming equipment and files in the Buchman living room. Jamie's parents visit for a couple of days. The parents announce they have purchased a Winnebago and they are separating."
19 Nov 1996
"Paul & Jamie decide to announce they are pregnant on Thanksgiving. Jamie tells a stranger on Monday. Ira figures it out on Tuesday who tells the hair dresser, who tells Lisa, who tells Sanford, and it continues. It's the Kevin Bacon game."
26 Nov 1996
"Sylvia is taking estrogen and it has increased her sexual desire. Paul & Jamie decide to go north for a vacation for some time alone. They buy some fudge that is their sexual motivation."
17 Dec 1996
"Jamie gets a free pass to the gym where Paul works out but he does not want her there. He does not want Ira there. Paul likes to be a man of mystery, and he avoids saying anything significant to the gym members."
07 Jan 1997
"Jamie tells Brockwell she is pregnant. Everyone starts treating her differently and she does not want that. She goes shopping for maternity clothes. Paul interviews narrators for the Buchman project, and Ira decides to become his producer."
14 Jan 1997
"Paul finds out they are paying more for counseling than Fran paid for counseling from the same counselor. Paul confronts Sheila about the difference. Jamie insults Fran and Ryan over Ryan's violin playing."
21 Jan 1997
"Lisa's fianc\u00e9, Sanford, offers to help fianc\u00e9 Paul's documentary when he runs into unexpected delays and costs. Paul does not want to share his handyman's name with Lisa and Sanford."
04 Feb 1997
"Paul shows his Buchman documentary to a former professor. Nat's sister visits and gives astrological readings. Jamie's reading shows she is a liar. Nat quits because of the reading. Jamie finds out her birth date was wrong."
11 Feb 1997
"Jamie has a sonogram but does not want to know the baby's sex. Meanwhile, Paul's Uncle Phil thinks he is dying. Paul & Jamie say they will name the baby after him - until they find out Uncle Phil's real name."
18 Feb 1997
"While filming for the Buchman documentary, Paul's great Uncle Marty has a heart attack and dies, with the last words of his great regret - Who Moos. Paul tries to find out what it means. All the relatives have their own theory."
25 Feb 1997
"Jamie has to stay in bed for a few days due to an issue with pregnancy. Paul has to take care of her every need. The heat in the apartment is out, and it is freezing cold. Murray is being kept by Nat, the dog sitter."
18 Mar 1997
"Fran, Lisa, and Debbie plan a baby shower for Jamie. Jamie does not want to call it a shower, not have traditional games, foods, or entertainment. Paul escapes by going on a field trip with Ira and Marvin."
01 Apr 1997
"Paul wants Jamie to quit her job, but she wants to finish the political campaign results. Jamie hears co-workers talking secretly and is worried about a conspiracy plot. A cockatoo flies into the apartment."
15 Apr 1997
"A very pregnant Jamie has difficulty moving in stores due to her pregnancy weight. She helps at Paul's cousin's new coffee shop and ends up breaking a lot of items that it hurts the business. Paul & Ira help a woman they think is pregnant."
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06 May 1997
"A friend of Lisa's has a crush on Jamie and she enjoys the attention. Paul & Jamie need to pick a guardian for their child in case of their death. The choices are limited, and their choices do not want the responsibility."
06 May 1997
"Paul's parents and Jamie's parents both want to be the one that provide a crib for the new baby. Two cribs are delivered and totally different styles. Paul wants Marvin to like him and invites him to a poker game. Marvin loses."
20 May 1997
"Jamie keeps experiencing false alarms. Meanwhile, one of Paul's films is accepted by a film festival. Eventually, Jamie goes into labor. At the hospital, she sends Paul back to the apartment for her wedding ring."
20 May 1997
"Jamie is in the hospital having contractions. Paul tries to get into the hospital through the crowds of people there for Bruce Willis. The guys meet, and Bruce gives Paul advice. Paul gets to Jamie in time for the delivery. It's a girl."
Season 6 - Mad About You
23 Sep 1997
"Paul and Jamie return home with their new baby. They experience new parent anxiety for taking care of the baby. Family members all try to help. They name her Mabel - Mothers Always Bring Extra Love."
30 Sep 1997
"Jamie and Paul video record conversations and collect letters from family members for Mabel to have when she is 18 years old. Ira decides to also write one for Joan, who writes one back; the contents upset Debbie."
28 Oct 1997
"Mabel is crying constantly overnight, and Paul and Jamie do not know what to do. They call their pediatrician for an immediate mid-night visit; he calls one family member who calls another who calls another, etc. New parent anxiety."
04 Nov 1997
"Paul's Uncle Phil is arrested for coupon use violation. Meanwhile, Paul and Jamie pre-enrol Mabel in an upscale preschool."
11 Nov 1997
"Jamie is suffering from post-partum depression with dramatic ups and downs, and refuses to believe she is. Meanwhile, as Paul tries to help her cope, he is also directing his parents in a play for charity."
18 Nov 1997
"Paul and Jamie hire a baby sitter for the first time. Jamie has separation anxiety. Paul's pants from the cleaners turns out to be David Copperfield's instead of his own, and magical things keep coming out of the pants."
25 Nov 1997
"Paul & Jamie have sex the first time since Mabel's birth; the baby monitor is near Mabel's bassinet and Paul and Jamie feel the noises they made will scar Mabel for life."
09 Dec 1997
"Paul and Jamie meet a new friend, Sara, and set up a couples date to include Ira. At the basketball game, Ira does not realize it is a date; he meets another woman and arranges a date with her. Paul wins a Genius Award from a film company."
16 Dec 1997
"Paul & Jamie try to get Mabel to fall asleep on her own by letting Mabel cry for longer intervals before going in each time to comfort her. As they wait it out in the hall, they talk about the process and random pieces of conversation."
06 Jan 1998
"Jamie is dismayed to find her mother is dating, and the man is younger than her mother. Paul wants Jamie to start Mabel with bottle feeding so he could help feed Mabel. He points out all the times Jamie is late getting home to feed Mabel."
13 Jan 1998
"Paul & Jamie have their apartment baby-proofed. Also, Paul is guest lecturing at a class. Turns out the instructor is someone Jamie dated while in college, and thought was the best lover. The instructor does not remember Jamie."
20 Jan 1998
"Paul & Jamie fly to California on separate planes so if a plane crashes. Paul takes Mabel and has a range of people helping and not helping him. Jamie is seated near the annoying parents from The Birth episode."
24 Feb 1998
"Paul and Jamie attend a party held by their therapist, Sheila. They meet another therapist there and relate more to him than Sheila, so they want to start going to him. Meanwhile, Burt & ..."
03 Mar 1998
"A review of Paul's documentary comes out. The review is positive, but the movie facts are wrong. Jamie starts a new job and misses Mabel. She wants the company to fire her so she tries to be annoying by getting constant interruptions."
17 Mar 1998
"Paul receives a postcard from a woman who turns out to be Paul's first wife, someone he married so she could get a green card. Meanwhile, Paul is a referee for Burt's baseball game with other senior citizens."
24 Mar 1998
"Paul and Jamie use a coin flip to make their decisions. Each flip seems to bring good luck or an interesting occurrence. Others start using the coin to help them make major decisions."
31 Mar 1998
"The Buchman's have a party for Paul's birthday. Food is stored at the neighbor's and with the in and outs to pick up food, the neighbor's valuable painting is stolen. Marvin gets a scratch from Paul's dog; he turns it into a major injury."
14 Apr 1998
"Jamie invites her friend Sara to join the Mommie and Me Group. Paul & Jamie find out how much Sara's child watches TV shows. Paul, Jamie, Ira, and Debbie decide to create a child's video as..."
28 Apr 1998
"Paul -teaching opportunity in Scotland; Jamie -quitting her job; Ira -sandwich named after him; Joan -named eligible bachelorette. Paul-does not want to move; Jamie-wants to move; Ira-no ..."
05 May 1998
"It's Mothers Day, and Paul is stumped as to what to get. Ira got a great present for Jamie; Marvin has a great idea for his mother. With all attention on Jamie, Sylvia feels forgotten and fakes a broken leg to get attention."
12 May 1998
"Paul takes a shower and slips on a bar of soap. Events from Paul's life flashes before his eyes - scenes from his childhood, life with Jamie, taking care of Mabel, counseling sessions, including his eating the last pack of cookies."
19 May 1998
"Nat, the dog walker, is interested in Arley, the babysitter. Paul advises Nat to wait for Arley to make the first move. Jamie advises Arley to wait for Nat to make the first move. Ira says he is done with sex after seeing his naked body."
19 May 1998
"Paul is making a documentary about The Making of the Titanic, and interviewing workers. Ellen DeGeneres stars as a caterer for the production crew, and Paul accidentally gets her fired. He hires her as a nanny for Mabel."
Season 7 - Mad About You
22 Sep 1998
"Ira brings over some Viagra, and Jill tells him to take it for fun. When it takes effect, Jamie is locked out of the gym without clothes, wondering around New York, and no way to get home."
29 Sep 1998
"Jamie tells Paul they should renew their wedding vows. Paul is not enthused about it. Tim has tonsillitis but Jamie thinks it is just a sore throat. Lisa is a mentor to a young teen. Mabel says her first word."
27 Oct 1998
"Jamie's ex-boyfriend Alan (S3.E7 and more) dies and leaves all his possessions to Jamie. Paul does not want Jamie to accept the money and possessions. Debbie and Joan have an argument over setting a wedding date."
03 Nov 1998
"Jamie and Paul make love in the afternoon, and Jamie is energized. Lisa and Ira watch Mabel, and Lisa decides she wants her own baby. She decides to adopt a pet cat. She gets one that is wild and unfriendly."
10 Nov 1998
"Paul & Jamie's therapist suggest they do not talk for the rest of the day in order to improve non-verbal communication. Of course, they have more visitors during this time, each wondering why they are not talking."
17 Nov 1998
"Paul & Jamie fly to Los Angeles to see an agent interested in representing Paul. Jamie enjoys the pampering and luxury without caring for a baby. She does not want to go home and wonders why she had a baby."
24 Nov 1998
"At Mabel's checkup, the doctor says it is possible Mabel is allergic to something, possibly to Murray. Paul & Jamie host Thanksgiving dinner and invite a collection of random friends and acquaintances. The charades game does not go well."
14 Dec 1998
"Paul feels responsible when their neighbor Hal throws out his back, so he hires a gorgeous nurse. Jamie and Paul argue over the choice of nurse. Hal suggests they write down their argument, bury the notes, and then forget the argument."
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18 Jan 1999
"Ira's store is not doing well financially. He decides to raffle a car to generate business. But, friends and family play ringers in the contest to be the car winner. Paul loses his vision temporarily due to a bright camera flash."
25 Jan 1999
"Paul & Jamie win a inflatable bouncer. Their pediatrician offers them a hotel stay for a honeymoon. The pediatrician and his annoying girlfriend show up at the hotel. Lisa stays at Paul & Jamie's apartment and gets stuck in the bouncer."
08 Feb 1999
"The Buchman's celebrate Valentines Day. Jamie gets Paul a necktie, Paul gets Jamie a house. He already put down a deposit on the house. The Buchman's spend the night there to test it. Paul is enthused; Jamie is reluctant."
22 Feb 1999
"Paul's investment in virtual reality pays a dividend. Jamie wants to invest the proceeds in a future predicting computer. Paul & Jamie visit the store and test the computer, then go about their day to see if the predictions comes true."
01 Mar 1999
"Paul's Uncle Phil goes back to high school to earn his high school degree. He goes to a regular class instead of school for returning students. Lisa gets a breast implant and Paul dreams of the new Lisa."
26 Apr 1999
"Paul & Jamie's therapist tells them they are healed and no longer need counseling. Jamie does not believe it. Murray is in a dog show contest."
26 Apr 1999
"Paul dreams of meeting Albert Einstein and being given a mathematical problem. He is convinced it will solve the Y2K problem for computer programs. One of Jamie's expensive dresses is ruined at a dry cleaners."
03 May 1999
"Paul falls asleep on the couch, and the next night, Paul & Jamie invent reasons to sleep in separate rooms, each enjoying the differences apart. Ira manages Marvin in wrestling."
10 May 1999
"Ira finds a note in a pair of pants he has not worn for 20 years. The note makes plans to meet at a certain place at a certain time that day. Turns out it is his ex-wife. Paul & Jamie steal Burt's car since it is old and in need of repair."
13 May 1999
"When Paul & Jamie find out the package delivery guy died unexpectedly, they decide to tell their friends and family they love them. Their sentiment is not welcomed as expected."
17 May 1999
"Paul & Jamie struggle to read Moby Dick for the Book Club in the next day. Debbie compiled the family tree for the Buchman's and Stemple's. Several generations previous, the families were connected. Are Paul & Jamie cousins?"
24 May 1999
"Flash forward a number of years. Mabel is a grown film maker, showing a documentary of her parents lives over the last 20 years. Married or not, separated or not, Mabel blames her parents for her own current life."
24 May 1999
"Flash forward a number of years. Mabel is a grown film maker, showing a documentary of her parents lives over the last 20 years. Married or not, separated or not, Mabel blames her parents for her own current life."
Season 8 - Mad About You
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