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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 7, Ep. 5 : The Silent Show Nov 10, 1998

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    Paul and Jamie have trouble following their therapist's suggestions after members of the performance group Stomp move in upstairs.

  • Season 7, Ep. 4 : There's a Puma in the Kitchen Nov 3, 1998

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    Paul's (Paul Reiser) Chinese herb has an energetic effect that appeals to Jamie (Helen Hunt) on her lunch hour.

  • Season 7, Ep. 3 : Tragedy Plus Time Oct 27, 1998

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    An ex-boyfriend (Eric Stoltz) leaves his estate to Jamie; Buchmans' therapist sues them; Joan learns that Debbie is attracted to a man.

  • Season 7, Ep. 2 : A Pain in the Neck Sep 29, 1998

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    Jamie (Helen Hunt) fears Paul (Paul Reiser) may never awaken from general anesthesia during his tonsil operation. Anne Ramsay guest stars.

  • Season 7, Ep. 1 : Season Opener Sep 22, 1998

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    Paul (Paul Reiser) experiments with Viagra; Jamie (Helen Hunt) gets locked out of her health club wearing only a towel. Jerry Seinfeld guest stars.

critic reviews ( 3 )
fan reviews ( )
  • 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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