List of Mad About You episodes

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The following is an episode list for the NBC series, Mad About You. In total, there were 164 episodes broadcast during seven seasons.

Season 1 (1992/93)[edit]

# Episode title Director Writer(s) Overview Original airdate
1 Romantic Improvisations Barnet Kellman Paul Reiser, Danny Jacobson Paul and Jamie try to find a moment to themselves while dealing with an unplanned dinner party. September 23, 1992
2 Sofa's Choice Barnet Kellman Paul Reiser, Danny Jacobson The new couple shops for a sofa with Jamie's best friends, Fran and Mark. September 30, 1992
3 Sunday Times Barnet Kellman Jeffrey Lane Paul and Jamie debate what to do together while working their way through the Sunday New York Times. October 7, 1992
4 Out of the Past Barnet Kellman Steve Paymer Paul's college crush comes to town, stirring up old feelings. October 14, 1992
5 Paul in the Family Paul Lazarus Lisa DeBenedictis, Daryl Rowland Jamie's parents come to visit causing anxiety for everyone. *Guest starring Paul Dooley and Nancy Dussault October 21, 1992
6 I'm Just So Happy for You Barnet Kellman Billy Grundfest Paul tries to be happy for Jamie when she lands a huge assignment at work on the same day his film is rejected. October 28, 1992
7 Token Friend Paul Lazarus Pamela Eells, Sally Lapiduss Paul meets his former classmate from film school, who now works as a token clerk in the subway after dropping out. *Guest starring Steve Buscemi November 4, 1992
8 The Apartment Barnet Kellman Steve Paymer, Danny Jacobson Jamie asks Paul to give up his bachelor pad, which he sublets to a guy called Kramer, played by Michael Richards, who plays Kramer on Seinfeld November 11, 1992
9 Riding Backwards Barnet Kellman Jeffrey Lane Relationships are strained as the couples ride the train toward Thanksgiving with their families. November 18, 1992
10 Neighbors from Hell Dennis Erdman Billy Grundfest, Paul Reiser Jamie tries hard to encourage their British neighbors to like her. December 9, 1992
11 Met Someone Barnet Kellman Danny Jacobson A flashback reveals how Paul and Jamie met in 1989. December 16, 1992
12 Maid About You Barnet Kellman Lisa DeBenedictis, Daryl Rowland Jamie employs a maid, who develops a crush on Paul. January 6, 1993
13 Togetherness Barnet Kellman Steve Paymer Paul directs a commercial for the PR campaign Jamie is working on. January 13, 1993
14 Weekend Getaway Linda Day Lisa DeBenedictis, Daryl Rowland The Buchmans head to Vermont for a long weekend and a chance to escape stress. January 27, 1993
15 The Wedding Affair Linda Day Paul Reiser, Billy Grundfest Paul and Jamie attend a wedding, which brings up secrets from their dating period. February 6, 1993
16 Love Among the Tiles Linda Day Pamela Eells, Sally Lapiduss Paul and Jamie are trapped in the bathroom on Valentine's Day. February 13, 1993
17 The Billionaire Linda Day Pamela Eells, Sally Lapiduss An eccentric billionaire (Jerry Lewis) asks Paul to make a film about him. February 20, 1993
18 The Man Who Said Hello Linda Day Danny Jacobson, Jeffrey Lane Paul's father shouts "Hello" to Regis Philbin in public, to the embarrassment of Paul, and becomes a public interest story. February 27, 1993
19 Swept Away Linda Day Steve Paymer Jamie has good feelings about Lisa's new boyfriend, until they decide to move in together. May 1, 1993
20 The Spy Girl Who Loved Me Barnet Kellman Paul Reiser, Billy Grundfest Paul and Ira war for the attention of Jamie's new client, the woman who played their childhood love, Spy Girl. (Guest star Barbara Feldon) May 8, 1993
21 The Painter Barnet Kellman Jeffrey Lane, Danny Jacobson Jamie's ex-boyfriend paints their apartment. Fran ends up in bed with him because Mark left her to "find himself." May 15, 1993
22 Happy Anniversary Barnet Kellman Pamela Eells, Sally Lapiduss Paul recreates the cake-cutting ceremony from their wedding as an anniversary surprise. Mark leaves New York. May 22, 1993

Season 2 (1993/94)[edit]

# Episode title Director Writer(s) Overview Original airdate
1 Murray's Tale Thomas Schlamme Billy Grundfest Lisa takes Murray for a walk and returns with the wrong dog. September 16, 1993
2 Bing, Bang, Boom Lee Shallat-Chemel Paul Reiser, Billy Grundfest Paul and Jamie's attempts at a romantic night is ruined by a series of interruptions, including Murray chasing an invisible mouse. September 23, 1993
3 Bedfellows Thomas Schlamme Danny Jacobson After Paul's father collapsed, Paul and Jamie offer to stay with Paul's mother. September 30, 1993
4 Married to the Job Thomas Schlamme Russ Woody Jamie's boss overhears Jamie and Paul insulting him and Jamie has to deal with the consequences. October 7, 1993
5 So I Married a Hair Murderer Thomas Schlamme Eileen Conn, Andrew Gordon A jobless and bored Jamie drives Paul mad looking for things to do. October 14, 1993
6 The Unplanned Child Thomas Schlamme Jack Burditt Paul and Jamie have to take care of Paul's nephew. October 28, 1993
7 Natural History Thomas Schlamme Steve Paymer Paul and Jamie argue whether fate or chance brought them together. November 4, 1993
8 Surprise Lee Shallat-Chemel Jeffrey Lane Jamie turns 30, but her birthday plans go awry. November 11, 1993
9 A Pair of Hearts Tom Moore Danny Jacobson A trip to Atlantic City takes an unexpected turn when Ira's wife (Guest star Cyndi Lauper) appears. November 18, 1993
10 It's a Wrap Tom Moore Eileen Conn, Andrew Gordon While Jamie envies Paul for doing a job he loves, Paul struggles to protect his film from his overzealous producer. At the same time, Jamie looks for a new job, but she decides that she wants to go back to college. December 2, 1993
11 Edna Returns Tom Moore Eileen Conn, Andrew Gordon Lisa's therapist writes a book, and one chapter is about Lisa (under a pseudonym). December 9, 1993
12 Paul Is Dead Lee Shallat-Chemel Billy Grundfest Paul and Jamie's assets are mistakenly frozen because another Paul Buchman has died. January 6, 1994
13 Same Time Next Week Thomas Schlamme Danny Jacobson, Jeffrey Lane Paul is shooting a film in Chicago for a couple months, and only comes home on weekends. January 13, 1994
14 The Late Show Thomas Schlamme Eileen Conn, Andrew Gordon Paul and Jamie unknowingly cover up the unexpected consequences of the trip to Atlantic City. January 27, 1994
15 Virtual Reality Thomas Schlamme Jeffrey Lane, Danny Jacobson Ira wants Paul to invest in a company developing virtual reality. February 3, 1994
16 Cold Feet Thomas Schlamme Danny Jacobson, Jeffrey Lane Paul and Jamie recall the time Paul proposed to Jamie three years before. February 10, 1994
17 Instant Karma Lee Shallat-Chemel Beth Fieger Falkenstein Jamie's fortune cookie reads "Bad luck follows the guilty." February 14, 1994
18 The Tape Tom Moore Paul Reiser Paul and Jamie track down a homemade sex tape before anyone sees it. February 24, 1994
19 Love Letters Tom Moore Jeffrey Klarik Paul and Jamie discover letters behind their toilet, written by a soldier and his girlfriend during World War II. March 10, 1994
20 The Last Scampi Tom Moore Billy Grundfest Paul and Jamie's mothers are both angry with them, while Murray is depressed. Paul learns that "the grass on other people's mothers is always greener." April 7, 1994
21 Disorientation Tom Moore Jeffrey Lane, Jack Burditt It is Jamie's first day of class, but Paul has forgotten to mail in her registration, so he, Ira, Fran, and Lisa must register her at the last minute without her noticing. April 28, 1994
22 Storms We Cannot Weather David Steinberg Danny Jacobson Jamie arranges a blind date for Fran. Meanwhile, Paul runs into Mark, who is now working as a busboy. May 5, 1994
23 Up All Night Michael Lembeck Jeffrey Klarik Jamie has a big test tomorrow, but she cannot fall asleep. John Astin and Garth Brooks appear. May 12, 1994
24 With This Ring... (1) Tom Moore Jeffrey Lane Everybody congratulates the happy couple on their second anniversary, but the couple is not happy over Paul's lost ring. May 19, 1994
25 With This Ring... (2) Tom Moore Danny Jacobson, Jeffrey Lane Paul and Jamie exchange positions over having a baby soon. May 19, 1994

Season 3 (1994/95)[edit]

# Episode title Director Writer(s) Overview Original airdate
1 Escape from New York David Steinberg Jeffrey Lane, Danny Jacobson As the annual New York heatwave ends, Paul and Jamie try rediscovering the fabled clam restaurant of yesteryear. September 22, 1994
2 Home David Steinberg Jack Burditt While the Buchmans feud with neighbours greedy for their apartment, their dogs get along all the better. September 29, 1994
3 Till Death Do Us Part David Steinberg Danny Jacobson Jamie has to decide what to do with her uncle's ashes. October 6, 1994
4 When I'm Sixty-Four David Steinberg Victor Levin Jamie has to get glasses, and she and Paul also get involved in their super's marital spat. October 13, 1994
5 Legacy David Steinberg Jeffrey Lane When she does PR for Burt's annual midnight sale at his sporting goods store, Jamie decides to start her own PR business. Meanwhile, Paul, feeling that Jamie is outdoing him in productivity, learns that Burt is retiring and leaving the store to Ira, much to his disappointment. October 20, 1994
6 Pandora's Box David Steinberg Victor Fresco While trying to steal cable TV for the bedroom, Jamie accidentally causes a blackout in New York City (this episode ties in with the Friends episode "The One with the Blackout"). November 3, 1994
7 The Ride Home David Steinberg Liz Coe Jamie and Paul take turns apologizing, during their taxi drive home, for what happened at Fran's birthday party. November 10, 1994
8 Giblets for Murray David Steinberg Jeffrey Klarik It is a very complicated Thanksgiving Day at Paul's and Jamie's home. November 17, 1994
9 Once More With Feeling David Steinberg Victor Levin Paul and Jamie have trouble performing their marital duties, but somehow, it is their friends who end up getting the worst of it. December 8, 1994
10 The City David Steinberg Paul Reiser An outing to see the feel-good movie of the year yields radically opposite results. December 15, 1994
11 Our Fifteen Minutes Thomas Schlamme Jack Burditt After a slow start, Paul's project to record 15 unvarnished minutes of the couple's lives succeeds spectacularly. January 5, 1995
12 How to Fall in Love Thomas Schlamme Jeffrey Lane Paul and Jamie have a little competition on pick-up techniques. January 19, 1995
13 Mad About You (1) David Steinberg Jeffrey Klarik, Danny Jacobson Paul and Jamie prepare for marriage, as told in flashback. February 2, 1995
14 Mad About You (2) David Steinberg Jeffrey Klarik, Danny Jacobson Paul and Jamie prepare for marriage, as told in flashback. Guest stars Lyle Lovett. February 2, 1995
15 Just My Dog Thomas Schlamme Eileen Conn, Andrew Gordon Murray becomes a TV star. February 9, 1995
16 The Alan Brady Show Gordon Hunt Kenny Schwartz Paul has to deal with the ego of a TV star for his film (Carl Reiner reprises the role that he created in The Dick Van Dyke Show). February 16, 1995
17 Mad Without You Michael Lembeck Billy Grundfest Jamie has to leave for a weekend, reassured that Paul will be all right. February 23, 1995
18 Purseona Michael Lembeck Eileen Conn, Andrew Gordon Lisa accidentally switched purses with Jamie, causing Paul to lose his passport. March 9, 1995
19 Two Tickets to Paradise Michael Lembeck Rick Wiener Paul and Jamie, aka Burt and Sylvia, head to a paradisical Caribbean holiday. March 30, 199
20 Money Changes Everything Michael Lembeck Victor Fresco Paul helps Ira shoulder a big loan and ends with a sore neck. April 27, 1995
21 Cake Fear Michael Lembeck Jeffrey Lane Jamie sentences Paul, "You are going to have a good birthday if it kills you." May 4, 1995
22 My Boyfriend's Back Michael Lembeck Victor Levin, Victor Fresco Jamie and an ex work together and rekindle old hostilities, making Jamie shamefully powerful. May 11, 1995
23 Up in Smoke (1) Michael Lembeck Jeffrey Klarik, Eileen Conn, Andrew Gordon An evening at the Twilight Room to celebrate their anniversary turns into "The Twilight Zone," where Paul and Jamie find themselves in a world where they never met (originally aired as a one hour special season finale). May 18, 1995
24 Up in Smoke (2) Michael Lembeck Jeffrey Lane, Jack Burditt This episode originally aired with Part 1 as a special one hour season finale. May 18, 1995

Season 4 (1995/96)[edit]

# Episode title Director Writer(s) Overview Original airdate
1 New Sleep-Walking PLUS David Steinberg Paul Reiser Paul has a night of passion with Jamie without remembering. September 24, 1995
2 The Parking Space David Steinberg Billy Grundfest Paul agonizes over buying a parking space in his building. October 1, 1995
3 The Test Michael Lembeck Rick Wiener, Kenny Schwartz Jamie finds a relationship test in a magazine while she and Paul wait for a bus. October 8, 1995
4 The Good, the Bad and the Not-So-Appealing David Steinberg Victor Levin Jamie is determined to bond with Sylvia. October 29, 1995
5 I Don't See It Gordon Hunt Brenda Hampton Paul almost ruins Jamie and Fran's chances of having full-time jobs with the Mayor's office. November 5, 1995
6 Yoko Said David Steinberg Paul Reiser, Billy Grundfest Paul gets a chance to shoot a documentary with Yoko Ono. November 12, 1995
7 An Angel for Murray David Steinberg Seth Kurland Paul and Jamie hire a dog walker who exceeds expectations. November 19, 1995
8 The Couple David Steinberg Kenny Schwartz Paul and Jamie eagerly befriend a strange new couple and stir up a host of problems with their friends and themselves. November 26, 1995
9 New Year's Eve David Steinberg Shana Goldberg-Meehan, Scott Silveri Jamie and Paul try not to be apart for New Year's Eve. December 17, 1995
10 Ovulation Day David Steinberg Danny Jacobson, Victor Levin Jamie's insistence to conceive her child precisely on ovulation day strains everyone to the breaking point, especially when Debbie's coming-out intervenes. January 7, 1996
11 Get Back David Steinberg Shana Goldberg-Meehan, Kenny Schwartz Paul injures Jamie's back during sex and has to run her errands (Jamie finally sees Murray's mouse, and Paul translates on the fly). January 14, 1996
12 Dream Weaver Thomas Schlamme Billy Grundfest Paul and Jamie try to make sense of their extremely weird dreams, with an appearance by the Laugh In crew. February 4, 1996
13 Hot and Cold Thomas Schlamme Danny Jacobson, Kenny Schwartz Ira takes to gambling again while Paul and Jamie try to keep their sex life on track.[1] February 18, 1996
14 Fertility Gordon Hunt Larry Charles Jamie and Paul struggle to increase her fertility and Paul films fertile Pandas. February 25, 1996
15 Everybody Hates Me Thomas Schlamme Victor Levin Ira's heart is broken by a girlfriend whose beauty inspires Jamie to dye her hair.[2] March 10, 1996
16 Do Me a Favor Gordon Hunt Ron Darian An innocent photograph leads to Jamie inadvertently blackmailing her boss.[3] March 17, 1996
17 The Glue People David Steinberg Victor Levin Paul and Jamie invite Ira, Iris, Mark, and Fran for reconciliation, but the tables turn on them. Paul directs a campaign commercial and feels like Leni Riefenstahl.[4] March 24, 1996
18 The Sample David Steinberg Victor Levin Paul's sperm sample is missing after the Buchmans' car is stolen.[5] March 31, 1996
19 The Procedure David Steinberg Larry Charles While Jamie is in the hospital to determine if she can get pregnant, Paul's job is on the line when Ira poses as his agent.[6] April 14, 1996
20 The Weed David Steinberg Larry Charles, Billy Grundfest Paul's obsession with perfection gets him fired. Jamie's boss is caught accepting money from a mobster.[7] April 21, 1996
21 The Award David Steinberg Larry Charles, Seth Kurland, Ron Darian Mad that Jamie cannot accompany him to an awards dinner, Paul almost goes home with a woman from the awards dinner.[8] April 28, 1996
22 The Finale (1) David Steinberg Larry Charles, Billy Grundfest, Victor Levin Jamie kisses a colleague. Paul reveals to Jamie that he almost went home with another woman.[9] May 5, 1996
23 The Finale (2) David Steinberg Larry Charles, Billy Grundfest, Victor Levin, Paul Reiser Ira and Lisa try to engineer the Buchman reconciliation. Paul and Jamie try working through their problems.[10] May 19, 1996
24 The Finale (3) David Steinberg Larry Charles, Billy Grundfest, Victor Levin, Paul Reiser With their marriage on the verge of collapse, Paul prepares to leave Jamie, but things eventually manage to take a turn for the better, as Paul and Jamie patch up by making a baby.[11] May 19, 1996

Season 5 (1996/97)[edit]

# Episode title Director Writer(s) Overview Original airdate
1 Dr. Wonderful Michael Lembeck Larry Charles, Victor Levin Jamie and Paul find out that they are having a baby. They decide not to tell anyone yet and look for a new gynecologist. Debbie Buchman's parents meet Joan. September 17, 1996
2 The Grant Michael Lembeck Larry Charles, Richard Day, Victor Levin, Jenji Kohan Jamie and Paul quit drinking coffee, resulting in a gaffe for Jamie at work. Paul and Ira go to see Paul's uncle Phil (Mel Brooks), who gives Paul an idea for his next documentary. September 24, 1996
3 Therapy Michael Lembeck Richard Day Paul and Jamie go to see a therapist. Paul tries to film his parents for the documentary. *Guest starring Mo Gaffney as the therapist (Dr. Sheila Kleinman) October 15, 1996
4 The Clip Show Michael Lembeck Leslie Caveny, Jonathan Leigh Solomon Paul and Jamie spend time with her pregnant stomach to see if they can elicit a response from the baby. (Compilation of clips from past seasons.) October 22, 1996
5 Burt's Building Michael Lembeck Larry Charles, Victor Levin, Ron Darian After being late to their appointment with Joan to listen to the baby's heartbeat, Paul tells of his day with Burt looking for their old apartment. October 29, 1996
6 Jamie's Parents Michael Lembeck Maria Semple Jamie's parents Theresa (Carol Burnett) and Gus (Carroll O'Connor) come to visit. They are planning a cross-country trip with an RV when they suddenly break up. Paul and Jamie try getting them back together. November 12, 1996
7 Outbreak David Steinberg Richard Day Paul and Jamie are planning to tell everyone on Thanksgiving Day of Jamie being pregnant. Unfortunately, the news of the pregnancy get out earlier, and they try squelching the "outbreak." *Guest starring Kevin Bacon. November 19, 1996
8 Every Good Boy Deserves Fudge David Steinberg Victor Levin While Ira counsels against it, Paul contemplates abstinence until July. Jamie talks Paul into a trip upstate where they discover that a country store's homemade fudge has aphrodisiac qualities.[12] November 26, 1996
9 The Gym Michael Lembeck Larry Charles, Richard Day, Victor Levin Jamie gives away a trial pass to Paul's gym, much to his chagrin. December 17, 1996
10 Chicken Man David Steinberg Larry Charles, Ron Darian, Jonathan Leigh Solomon Ira becomes a producer and tastes oily water. January 7, 1997
11 The Recital David Steinberg Maria Semple, Jenji Kohan, David Guarascio, Moses Port Paul and Jamie offend Fran when they critique her son's violin playing. January 14, 1997
12 The Handyman David Steinberg Richard Day Paul and Jamie accidentally break up Lisa's engagement. January 21, 1997
13 Astrology David Steinberg Larry Charles, Jenji Kohan Nat's sister makes accurate predictions. February 4, 1997
14 The Penis David Steinberg Larry Charles, Richard Day, Maria Semple Paul and Jamie debate about learning the child's gender, while Uncle Phil makes a dying request. February 11, 1997
15 Citizen Buchman David Steinberg Victor Levin Paul tries deciphering the last words of his dying uncle. *Guest starring Sid Caesar. February 18, 1997
16 Her Houseboy, Coco Gordon Hunt Victor Levin Jamie is prescribed bed rest, and a steadily increasing stream of family takes care of her. Nat kidnaps Murray. February 25, 1997
17 On the Road David Steinberg Larry Charles, Richard Day, Paul Reiser Paul overcompensates manliness when Jamie plans a baby shower. March 18, 1997
18 The Cockatoo Gordon Hunt Richard Day, Maria Semple Jamie ignores Paul at the breakfast table. Jamie tries to quit her job. Ira teaches a bird a naughty phrase. April 1, 1997
19 The Touching Game Gordon Hunt Richard Day, Maria Semple Paul's raisin bran lacks raisins. Jamie hinders a newly opened coffee shop. Paul offends a fellow bus passenger. April 15, 1997
20 The Dry Run Michael Lembeck Larry Charles, David Guarascio, Moses Port Jamie fights to return a video, and wins. Paul and Jamie are kicked out of birth class while Ira and Sylvia search for a spoon. April 29, 1997
21 Guardianhood Michael Lembeck Victor Levin Paul and Jamie try to find a guardian for their unborn child. Jamie is haunted by an infatuated 18-year-old. *Guest starring Seth Green. May 6, 1997
22 The Feud Gordon Hunt Richard Day Paul asks if there's anything he can do. Jamie and Paul get cribs from both in-laws and a war over taste ensues. May 13, 1997
23 The Birth (1) Gordon Hunt Larry Charles Paul's documentary gets a surprisingly good review at a film festival. Jamie thinks she is going into labor but they are false alarms. *Guest starring Michael Moore[13] May 20, 1997
24 The Birth (2) Gordon Hunt Larry Charles Paul gets a tour of Roosevelt Hospital courtesy of a film star and Jamie finally gives birth. *Guest starring Bruce Willis[14] May 20, 1997

Season 6 (1997/98)[edit]

# Episode title Director Writer(s) Overview Original airdate
1 Coming Home Gordon Hunt Victor Levin The family meets Paul and Jamie's unnamed child. September 23, 1997
2 Letters to Mabel Gordon Hunt Maria Semple Paul can't find the right answer. Jamie writes a letter for her infant daughter, to be read on her 18th birthday. Ira and Joan join in on the fun, while Paul makes a video instead of a letter.[15] September 30, 1997
3 Speed Baby Gordon Hunt Roger Director Mabel can only sleep when she's kept in motion. October 28, 1997
4 Uncle Phil and the Coupons David Steinberg Victor Levin, Paul Reiser Uncle Phil tries to provide gifts for Mabel with disastrous results. November 4, 1997
5 Moody Blues Gordon Hunt Lisa Melamed Paul puts on a production of The Pirates of Penzance and deals with a moody Jamie. November 11, 1997
6 The Magic Pants Gordon Hunt Mike Martineau A mix-up at the cleaners leaves Paul wearing David Copperfield's pants. November 18, 1997
7 Le Sex Show Gordon Hunt David Guarascio, Moses Port Paul and Jamie try to ease back into relations for the first time since Mabel's birth. November 25, 1997
8 The New Friend Gordon Hunt Maria Semple, Lissa Levin Paul and Jamie meet a new neighbor, Sarah, a divorced mother of three who manages to teach Jamie a more casual style of parenting. Paul wins one of those genius grants and nobody can take his new 'genius' status seriously except him.[16] December 9, 1997
9 The Conversation Gordon Hunt Victor Levin Paul and Jamie have an uninterrupted 20-minute conversation in front of the bedroom door, trying to get Mabel to get to sleep on her own. [When this episode was originally broadcast on NBC, it was aired uninterrupted, with commercials airing only after the theme song and before the end credits. The 20-minute conversation between Paul and Jamie outside the baby's room, filmed in one take, is shown straight through.] December 16, 1997
10 Breastfeeding David Steinberg Lissa Levin Mabel is weaned off of nursing. Ira fixes a children's hockey game. January 6, 1998
11 Good Old Reliable Nathan Michael Lembeck Jonathan Leigh Solomon, Susan Dickes Paul is shocked to discover that Jamie lost her virginity to a visiting professor. In a comedy of errors, the professor believes Paul is angry and wants to do the professor harm. Meanwhile, Ira meets a woman who sleeps with him only to get better burial plots.[17] *Guest starring Nathan Lane. January 13, 1998
12 Separate Planes Gordon Hunt Andy Glickman Jamie and Paul take one plane each to increase the chances of one of them living through the plane ride. January 20, 1998
13 Cheating on Sheila Helen Hunt Sheila R. Lawrence After a few frustrating sessions, Paul and Jamie leave Sheila for someone more impressive, only to come back when they learn startling news. February 20, 1998
14 Back to Work David Steinberg Mary Connelly Jamie doesn't want to go back to work and tries to get herself fired. Paul confronts the newspaper journalist who wrote an article filled with errors about his film "Buchman."[18] March 3, 1998
15 The Second Mrs. Buchman David Steinberg David Steven Simon Jamie finds a letter of thanks from an old acquaintance of Paul's, who turns out to be his ex-wife. March 17, 1998
16 The Coin of Destiny Michael Lembeck Christopher Case Paul innocently flips a coin to make a decision when his former producer, Lou Bonaparte, overhears a conversation that puts Paul and Jamie in the limelight with the tabloid program. Paul's parents, Sylvia and Burt, try their luck in Atlantic City, relying on the wisdom of Paul's "coin of destiny."[19] March 24, 1998
17 The Caper David Steinberg Victor Levin The couple's British neighbors suspect guests at Paul's birthday party of art theft. March 31, 1998
18 The Baby Video Michael Lembeck Roger Director Paul, Jamie and Ira decide to make a baby video. However, Paul as the Sandman frightens kids and turns them off to the concept.[20] April 14, 1998
19 Fire at Riff's Craig Knizek Jonathan Leigh Solomon During a fire at Riff's, Joan and Debbie reevaluate their relationship, Ira hooks up with Ursula, and Paul and Jamie end up having a tiff. Ira has a sandwich named after him.[21] April 28, 1998
20 Mother's Day Helen Hunt Susan Dickes Jamie shakes Paul's can of soda when he is not looking, and Paul opens the can pointing it towards her. Mother's Day creates innumerable opportunities for jealousy among mothers both old and new.[22] May 5, 1998
21 Paul Slips in the Shower David Steinberg Victor Levin, Paul Reiser Paul's life flashes before his eyes when he slips in the shower.[23] May 12, 1998
22 Nat & Arley Gordon Hunt David Steven Simon Paul and Jamie try to play matchmaker for their dog handler, Nat, and their babysitter, Arley. Jamie has a sleeping disorder, which makes her beat Paul up when in deep sleep.[24] May 19, 1998
23 The Finale Gordon Hunt Victor Levin Paul's latest project is 'The Making of "The Making of Titanic".' He accidentally causes the caterer on the set to be fired, and then he hires her as a Nanny.[25] [This episode's simple title was previously used at the end of season 4, although it is a different episode.] May 19, 1998

Season 7 (1998/99)[edit]

# Episode title Director Writer(s) Overview Original airdate
1 Season Opener Michael Lembeck Victor Levin Paul makes a sandwich with bad meat. Paul takes Viagra and Jamie is locked out of her gym in just a towel. Paul meets Jerry Seinfeld in the street. September 22, 1998
2 A Pain in the Neck Gordon Hunt Monica Piper Mabel starts talking and picks up a bad word as her first word. Paul has his tonsils removed. Jean Louisa Kelly is the nurse who cares for Paul, whom Jamie loathes. September 29, 1998
3 Tragedy Plus Time Gordon Hunt Christopher Case An old boyfriend of Jamie dies and leaves her $35,000. Paul and Jamie are sued by their therapist. October 27, 1998
4 There's a Puma in the Kitchen David Steinberg Billy Grundfest Paul tried to practice a new laugh. Lisa adopts a vicious cat and leaves it with Paul and Jamie. Jamie learns the benefits of a "nooner."[26] November 3, 1998
5 The Silent Show Gordon Hunt Mary Connelly Jamie sneezes multiple times. Paul and Jamie are told to go the rest of the day without verbal communication by their therapist. STOMP lives upstairs. November 10, 1998
6 Weekend in L.A. David Steinberg Maria A. Brown Paul and Jamie go to LA to meet superagent Gardner Malloy who wants to represent Paul. The life of luxury makes them reluctant to go back [27] November 17, 1998
7 The Thanksgiving Show Gordon Hunt Hayes Jackson Paul and Jamie host Thanksgiving and they play charades with the guests.[28] November 24, 1998
8 The Buried Fight Gordon Hunt Adam Markowitz Paul reads a baby book aloud to keep himself entertained. Paul and Jamie start using the internet. After a small quarrel, Paul and Jamie are advised to privately write and bury their complaints.[29] December 14, 1998
9 Farmer Buchman Helen Hunt Robert Peacock Jamie's card trick fails, but Paul lets her win. Mr. Wicker goes out of town and asks Paul and Jamie to tend his rooftop garden. Mabel loves another baby's rare toy and Jamies steals it for her.[30] January 11, 1999
10 Win a Free Car Craig Knizek Steve Joe, Greg Schaffer Ira needs to revive the business and offers a car to the person who keeps their hand on it the longest. Since he can't afford it, he wants all of the contestants to be ringers.[31] January 18, 1999
11 The Honeymoon Gordon Hunt Sheila R. Lawrence Jamie fixes up Paul's nurse Diane with Mabel's pediatrician Dr. Lee. But Diane has a crush on Paul and shouts out his name during sex. Hearing it makes Paul feel flattered and he shouts out his own name during sex.[31] January 25, 1999
12 Valentine's Day Victor Levin Victor Levin Paul and Jamie look at a house in Irvington, New York. February 8, 1999
13 Virtual Reality II David Steinberg Trish Soodik Paul mops himself into a corner. Paul and Jamie reinvest in a technology company, and they learn their future. *Guest starring Mark McGwire[32] February 22, 1999
14 Uncle Phil Goes Back to High School Gordon Hunt Dean Young Uncle Phil goes back to high school and Lisa has surgery to give her breast implants.[33] March 1, 1999
15 Murray at the Dog Show Michael Lembeck Andy Glickman Therapist Sheila tells the couple they are cured. Jamie tells Paul to have a vasectomy. Murray fights his fear of cats. April 26, 1999
16 Millennium Bug David Steinberg Frank Van Keeken Einstein calls upon a ΜΑΘ (math) brother to rid the world of the Millennium Bug. April 26, 1999
17 Separate Beds Craig Knizek Bob Nickman Paul and Jamie discover that it's more fun to sleep separately, but fear it will hurt their relationship. May 3, 1999
18 Stealing Burt's Car Gordon Hunt Jenna Bruce Worried that Burt and Sylvia's rundown car will cause them to have an accident, Paul and Jamie attempt to steal their car so that they'd have to buy a new one. Instead, Paul and Jamie are arrested. May 10, 1999
19 Paved with Good Intentions Gordon Hunt Dean Young Paul and Jamie learn that "We love you" can be the harshest words. May 13, 1999
20 The Dirty Little Secret Gordon Hunt Elin Hampton Paul and Jamie discover that they are related, and try to read Moby Dick for a book club. May 17, 1999
21 The Final Frontier (1) Helen Hunt Victor Levin, Paul Reiser In a series of nonsequential flashbacks, Mabel explains what happened to the family during the next twenty years. May 24, 1999
22 The Final Frontier (2) Helen Hunt Victor Levin, Paul Reiser May 24, 1999 Special double episode, see above

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