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      Season 6 – Mad About You

      1997 Comedy List
      Reviews 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. Read More Read Less

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      Previous Episode 1 Aired Sep 23, 1997 Coming Home Arriving home with their newborn baby, Paul and Jamie fear the unknown and tolerate advice from Jamie's mom. Details Episode 2 Aired Sep 30, 1997 Letters to Mabel Paul finds that writing a letter to the baby for her to open on her 18th birthday isn't as easy for him as for Jamie. Details Episode 3 Aired Oct 28, 1997 Speed Baby Mabel will only stop crying when in motion, keeping Paul and Jamie (Paul Reiser, Helen Hunt) on the go throughout the night. Details Episode 4 Aired Nov 4, 1997 Uncle Phil and the Coupons Paul (Paul Reiser) is troubled when his Uncle Phil (guest star Mel Brooks) has legal hassles related to his collection of coupons. With Helen Hunt. Details Episode 5 Aired Nov 11, 1997 Moody Blues Jamie finds herself feeling low following the birth, while Paul tries to direct his parents in "The Pirates of Penzance." Details Episode 6 Aired Nov 18, 1997 The Magic Pants The Buchmans leave Mabel with a baby sitter for the first time; Paul gets David Copperfield's pants from the cleaners. Details Episode 7 Aired Nov 25, 1997 Le Sex Show Therapy reveals that Jamie may not be ready to meet Paul's expectations following the birth of their baby. Details Episode 8 Aired Dec 9, 1997 The New Friend Jamie befriends Sarah, a single parent with a career; honors go to Paul's head; Ira dates Rebecca Lobo. Details Episode 9 Aired Dec 16, 1997 The Conversation Letting Mabel cry herself to sleep turns out to be harder on Paul and Jamie (Paul Reiser, Helen Hunt) than the baby. Details Episode 10 Aired Jan 6, 1998 Breastfeeding Jamie is reluctant to stop breast-feeding Mabel, despite Paul's urgings; Jamie's mother, Theresa, dates a younger man. Details Episode 11 Aired Jan 13, 1998 Good Old Reliable Nathan Jamie's (Helen Hunt) first lover (guest star Nathan Lane) invites Paul (Paul Reiser) to speak to his class; Ira (John Pankow) helps a woman (guest star Melinda McGraw) with funeral plans. Details Episode 12 Aired Jan 20, 1998 Separate Planes Jamie convinces Paul to take separate flights to Los Angeles, then Paul decides to bring Mabel with him. Details Episode 13 Aired Feb 24, 1998 Cheating on Sheila Paul and Jamie decide to see a new marriage therapist; Paul's mother gets obsessive about her new job. Details Episode 14 Aired Mar 3, 1998 Back to Work A meeting with political consultants Mary Matalin and James Carville inspires Jamie to go back to work. Details Episode 15 Aired Mar 17, 1998 The Second Mrs. Buchman Jamie (Helen Hunt) learns she is Paul's (Paul Reiser) second wife; Paul umpires for his father's (Louis Zorich) league. Details Episode 16 Aired Mar 24, 1998 The Coin of Destiny After Paul flips a coin to make a decision, he and Jamie end up on "Hard Copy"; Ira faces a paternity claim. Details Episode 17 Aired Mar 31, 1998 The Caper The Buchmans' neighbors accuse guests at Paul's birthday bash of stealing a painting from their apartment. Details Episode 18 Aired Apr 14, 1998 The Baby Video Paul (Paul Reiser) stars in Jamie's (Helen Hunt) baby video and frightens the audience; Paul learns he has a foster brother. Details Episode 19 Aired Apr 28, 1998 Fire at Riff's A restaurant blaze ignites passion for other couples, but Paul and Jamie feud when she flees without him. Details Episode 20 Aired May 5, 1998 Mother's Day Jamie's first Mother's Day is a big event for her, but Sylvia feels overlooked and clamors for attention. Details Episode 21 Aired May 12, 1998 Paul Slips in the Shower Paul's (Paul Reiser) life flashes before his eyes when he takes a fall, leading to a new appreciation of Jamie (Helen Hunt). Guest stars: Garrett Courtney and Grady Hutt. Details Episode 22 Aired May 19, 1998 Nat & Arley Paul and Jamie act as matchmakers for Nat and Arley; Paul can't sleep and makes a discovery about Jamie. Details Episode 23 Aired May 19, 1998 The Finale Paul and Jamie search for a full-time nanny; Paul directs a documentary about the making of the movie "Titanic." Details Next
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      Previous Ken Tucker Entertainment Weekly No self-respecting kid wise to Paul Reiser's arsenal of wincing and whining from his AT&T commercials would be caught dead watching a full-length sitcom version of it. C May 18, 2018 Full Review Next
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      Previous Audience Member I just finished binge watching all seven seasons. It taught me how to love my wife unconditionally. Rated 5 out of 5 stars 01/09/23 Full Review Next Post a review

      Season Info

      Director
      Gordon Hunt, Helen Hunt, David Steinberg, Michael Lembeck
      Executive Producer
      Danny Jacobson, Jeffrey Lane
      Screenwriter
      Victor Levin, Roger Director, Susan Dickes, Lissa Levin, Paul Reiser, Maria Semple, Sheila R. Lawrence, Mike Martineau, Christopher Case, Moses Port, Jonathan Leigh Solomon, David Steven Simon, David Guarascio, Mary Connelly
      Network
      NBC
      Rating
      TV-PG
      Genre
      Comedy
      Original Language
      English
      Release Date
      Sep 23, 1997
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