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Mad About You

Series Summary
In this comedy, married New York couple Paul and Jamie Buchman (Paul Reiser, Helen Hunt) share their lives and offer wit and wisdom about relationships. Paul is a documentary filmmaker and Jamie works as a public relations specialist. Together, they grow and mature as they learn the art of staying married and loving it. Along for the ride is their ever-tolerant dog, Murray; Jamie's best friend, Fran; Jamie's sister, Lisa; and Paul's cousin, Ira. Playing recurring characters on the series are veteran actors including Lisa Kudrow and Hank Azaria.

Air Dates: 1992 - 1999

Genres: Sitcom

Network: NBC

  • Season 6, Ep. 12 : Separate Planes Jan 20, 1998

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    Jamie convinces Paul to take separate flights to Los Angeles, then Paul decides to bring Mabel with him.

  • Season 6, Ep. 10 : Breastfeeding Jan 6, 1998

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    Jamie is reluctant to stop breast-feeding Mabel, despite Paul's urgings; Jamie's mother, Theresa, dates a younger man.

  • Season 6, Ep. 9 : The Conversation Dec 16, 1997

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    Letting Mabel cry herself to sleep turns out to be harder on Paul and Jamie (Paul Reiser, Helen Hunt) than the baby.

  • Season 6, Ep. 8 : The New Friend Dec 9, 1997

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    Jamie befriends Sarah, a single parent with a career; honors go to Paul's head; Ira dates Rebecca Lobo.

  • Season 6, Ep. 7 : Le Sex Show Nov 25, 1997

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    Therapy reveals that Jamie may not be ready to meet Paul's expectations following the birth of their baby.

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  • Natural, funny and brimming with romantic chemistry. [21 Sep 1992] show more

  • It doesn't matter much that there's an assembly-line feel to these drop-in characters. The focus is on Reiser and Hunt, who make a merrily dysfunctional couple. [23 Sep 1992] show more

  • What's missing in Mad About You is... madness. Unlike Seinfeld, it lacks the loopy quality — an affinity for the absurd — that regularly enables Jerry and his wacky pals to transcend the mundane. Already, a pattern is emerging in Mad: The best episodes are the ones in which Paul's whining finickiness annoys not only us viewers but Jamie as well. show more

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