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      Season 2 – The Marriage Ref

      2011 Reality List
      Reviews Popular comic and veteran sitcom star Jerry Seinfeld ("Seinfeld") returns to a weekly TV series as executive producer of a reality show whose rotating panel of celebrities helps settle disagreements between married people. Host Tom Papa, a veteran actor-comic personally selected for the job by Seinfeld, has the final say and decides the victor in each marital spat. Read More Read Less

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      Previous Episode 1 Aired Jun 26, 2011 Ricky Gervais, Julianne Moore, Jerry Seinfeld A woman is frustrated with her husband's obsession with growing giant pumpkins; a man questions the length of his mother-in-law's visits; celebrity panelists Ricky Gervais, Julianne Moore and Jerry Seinfeld. Details Episode 2 Aired Jul 3, 2011 Tracy Morgan, Susie Essman, Regis Philbin Panelists Tracy Morgan, Susie Essman and Regis Philbin weigh in on disputes like that of a woman who hates her husband's 19th-century tavern and a man who wants his wife to dress more provocatively. Details Episode 3 Aired Jul 10, 2011 Kathy Griffin, Ellen Pompeo, Brian Regan Disputes include a man who wants his wife to stop spending money on her dollhouse and a woman who wants her husband to stop talking to strangers; celebrity panelists Kathy Griffin, Ellen Pompeo and Brian Regan. Details Episode 4 Aired Jul 17, 2011 Seth Meyers, Denise Richards, George Wallace A woman tires of the twin bed she shares with her husband; a woman takes issue with the signs her husband posts around the house; a man resists his wife's holistic lifestyle. Details Episode 5 Aired Jul 24, 2011 Lauren Graham, Colin Quinn, Mary J. Blige A woman wants her husband to shop with her; a husband and wife have different ideas about what makes a thoughtful gift; a man doesn't like his wife's accent pillows. Details Episode 6 Aired Jul 31, 2011 Rachael Ray, Larry Miller, J.B. Smoove Celebrity panelists Rachael Ray, Larry Miller and J.B. Smoove weigh-in on disputes that include a woman annoyed by her husband's habit and a man who claims he needs his wife to work at his cigar bar. Details Episode 7 Aired Aug 7, 2011 Cedric the Entertainer, Rachel Dratch, Joel McHale Celebrity panelists Cedric the Entertainer, Rachel Dratch and Joel McHale hear disputes that include a man who thinks his wife has too many clothes and a man who thinks his wife sends too many greeting cards. Details Episode 8 Aired Aug 7, 2011 Judah Friedlander, Ali Wentworth, A woman redecorates while her husband is out; a woman doesn't support her husband's dream of buying a vineyard; a man neglects his wife for fantasy football. Details Episode 9 Aired Aug 14, 2011 Nick Cannon, Caroline Rhea, Jim Breuer Celebrity panelists Nick Cannon, Caroline Rhea and Jim Breuer hear disputes that include a woman who disapproves of her husband's alias and a man who thinks his wife is too passionate about football. Details Episode 10 Aired Aug 28, 2011 Bill Maher, Patti LaBelle, Ali Wentworth A man and his wife disagree about their daughter's hair; a man doesn't want his wife to travel without him; a woman wants her husband to get a "real" job. Details Next
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      Previous Joel Keller AV Club Let's just say that if you're a fan of Jerry Seinfeld and you watch tonight's premiere, you'll likely understand why Gervais was so damned upset. Aug 27, 2020 Full Review Kris King Slant Magazine Gervais so thoroughly dismantles The Marriage Ref that it makes my job easy. "There's a lot of complaining on this show," he says at one point. 0.5/4 Aug 27, 2020 Full Review Next
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      Season Info

      Executive Producer
      Jerry Seinfeld, Ellen Rakieten, Page Hurwitz
      TV-14 (D|L)
      Original Language
      Release Date
      Jun 26, 2011
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