The Best Episodes Directed by David Steinberg
#2 - Valerie Shines Under Stress
The Comeback Season 1 - Episode 12
Jane pulls rank on Tom and Paulie G. to get Valerie more lines on "Room and Bored". A stalker threat forces extra security on the set, exposing Valerie's old back problems as she's prepping for a big pratfall scene.
#3 - Big Daddy's Little Lady
The Golden Girls Season 2 - Episode 6
Blanche's father comes to Miami for a visit and has an announcement he's engaged to be married. Blanche is thrilled until she meets his fiancee who happens to be younger than herself. Meanwhile, Dorothy and Rose enter a song writing contest.
#4 - The Tape
Seinfeld Season 3 - Episode 8
George is excited about a new potential baldness cure that was discovered in China. While listening to a tape of his previous nights show, Jerry hears the voice of a mysterious woman who talks dirty into his tape recorder and everyone becomes excited by the voice. Elaine shines in an entirely new light for George when he is let in on the her secret, she's the voice. He is later driven crazy when she plays around with him while goofing around in front of Kramer's new video recorder. George tries the bald cure. Kramer searches for the jacket.
#7 - The One With Phoebe's Uterus
Friends Season 4 - Episode 11
Phoebe considers her options when her brother visits with his new wife and asks her to carry their child. Joey works as a tour guide at Ross's museum and tries to tear down the walls between tour guides and scientists. And Chandler seeks advice from Monica and Rachel after he fears that he will not live up to Kathy's sexual expectations--especially since the last guy she slept with before him was Joey.
#8 - Mad About You (2)
Mad About You Season 3 - Episode 14
The saga of the three months leading up to Paul and Jamie's wedding, what with the invitations, the reception menu, the dress fittings, the band selection, the rehearsal dinner and the remarkable goings-on of the night before.
#9 - Escape from New York
Mad About You Season 3 - Episode 1
A wave of heat and the death of climate device rushes Paul and Jamie to find a refreshment. They go out on the streets of NY, but find out that there it's even worse. Jaime convinces Paul that they should runaway from the town and have dinner in a restaurant by the sea where they used to eat. But, while borrowing Fran's car, Jamie gets upset to find out that Fran got her old job...
#14 - The Sample
Mad About You Season 4 - Episode 18
The next step in the Buchman baby saga is trying to find out if Paul is the reason Jamie is unable to conceive. They rush to the hospital, but everything seems to be trying to stop them. First, they must wait for their neighbors to come to the elevator and then, when their car gets stolen, Paul must do his 'sample' all over again which is also interrupted by a car chase on tv which results to be Buchamns car chased by the NYPD bomb squad.
#18 - When I'm Sixty-Four
Mad About You Season 3 - Episode 4
The Wickers have a big fight and Mr. Wicker moves in with the Buchmans. Meanwhile, Jamie finally succumbs to an eye exam, where she finds out that she'll have to wear glasses. But, to decide between between glasses and contact lenses is so hard that it seems to be mission: impsossible.
#25 - The Finale (1)
Mad About You Season 4 - Episode 22
After a week's reflection and ignoring Ira's emphatic advice not to, Paul decides to tell Jamie about his walk around the block with a female filmmaker he met at the Silver Sprocket Awards, except Jamie blurts out first the matter that has been on her mind all day: Berkus came on to her.
#26 - The Whole Blah Damn Thing
Weeds Season 4 - Episode 3
Nancy makes her first successful smuggling run across the border with both drugs and human cargo. Meanwhile, Captain Till strikes a deal with Celia to get her out of jail. In return, she must gather evidence to incriminate Nancy and Guillermo. Back in Ren Mar, Andy tries to convince the family, including his father, to put Bubbie out of her misery.
#27 - Storms We Cannot Weather
Mad About You Season 2 - Episode 22
Perturbed by Jamie's chumminess towards her younger classmate, Nick, Paul accompanies them on a blind date that Jamie organises for Nick & Fran. While organising a movie about the world's fastest short-order cook, Paul runs into Fran's estranged ex-husband, Mark, working as the restautant's busboy.
#28 - Mary, Joseph and Larry
Curb Your Enthusiasm Season 3 - Episode 9
Larry proves himself an unskilled Christmas tipper, while both Larry and Jeff prove incompetent at creating believable alibis for the messes they get in. After offending his housekeeper, Larry makes amends with her at the expense of his wife. Later, Larry attempts to reconcile with Cheryl's family after ruining their nativity scene.
#31 - The Truth
Seinfeld Season 3 - Episode 2
George's relationship with a former IRS worker may ease Jerry's tax audit worries- until she becomes his former girlfriend. She wants to know why, so he tells her the truth, this was after he gave her Jerry's tax records. Elaine sees far too much of Kramer, he's dating her roommate; in return he saw far too much of her, in fact all of her. George tries to get Jerry's tax records back, but he finds she gone into a depression clinic.
#34 - Town Without Pity
Newhart Season 7 - Episode 1
Dick becomes the focus of the town's ire after a prisoner breaks out of jail using one of Dick's how-to manuals.
#35 - Mad About You (1)
Mad About You Season 3 - Episode 13
The saga of the three months leading up to Paul and Jamie's wedding, what with the invitations, the reception menu, the dress fittings, the band selection, the rehearsal dinner and the remarkable goings-on of the night before the wedding.
#36 - Valerie Gets a Magazine Cover
The Comeback Season 1 - Episode 10
With Juna getting all the hype and magazine covers, Valerie enlists a new publicist, Billy Stanton, to land her a cover. Billy scores her a shoot for Be Yoga, forcing Valerie to remodel her fitness room and take a yoga crash course.
#37 - The Glue People
Mad About You Season 4 - Episode 17
After talking to Fran, Ira and Mark the Buchamns realize that their friends are in a big fight due to Fran & Ira's recent relationship so Jamie decides to take everybody to dinner to straighten things up between everybody. Lance Brockwell decides to candidate for town major, so Jamie and Fran become the campaign managers. However, Jamie is not happy due to Paul's belief that Giuliani would be a better major. When Jamie asks Paul to make a campaign commercial, it turns out to be so great that everybody gets on Brockwell's side for which Paul is not too happy for.
#38 - Shoe Business Is My Life
Newhart Season 7 - Episode 9
Michael goes job hunting after he's axed by WPIV.
#46 - The Procedure
Mad About You Season 4 - Episode 19
Jamie undergoes a minor diagnostic procedure and is quite smitten by her doctor so as Fran. Meanwhile, Paul's job is on the risk when the head people from his office find out that he did a commercial for Brockwell, due to crashing his contract rule. When Hollis walks in on Ira and Paul talking, Ira presents himself as Paul's agent and later saves Paul's job at the Explorer Channel.
#47 - The Ride Home
Mad About You Season 3 - Episode 7
Fran's birthday party is the setting for Jamie's unexpected encounter with an ex-boyfriend, and the saga of who dumped whom dominates her evening. The cab ride home provides two interlocking perspectives of the evening's events.
#52 - Reading, Writing, and Rating Points
Newhart Season 6 - Episode 5
Michael steals an idea for a new program from a student in his television production class.
#53 - The Weed
Mad About You Season 4 - Episode 20
Jamie tries to plan for a weekend getaway in Pennsylvania Dutch country, but Paul is preoccupied with his current documentary project about a weed to be interested. Meanwhile, Fran and Mark decide to get on the getaway that Jamie planned. Paul gets too stressed with his job and keeps on fighting with Hollis which leads them both to a surprising reaction of their boss.
#54 - Desperately Desiring Susan (2)
Newhart Season 5 - Episode 6
Michael struggles with his desire for Susan, versus his passion for Stephanie.
#55 - Till Death Do Us Part
Mad About You Season 3 - Episode 3
After Jamie's dearest uncle dies, Paul, Jamie and Lisa find themselves together on his funeral. But, when Jamie convinces Paul to make a speech, he insluts her entire family with uncomfrontable notices. However, Paul soon realizes that he is the one who is upset, because Jamie insists that her uncle Van's ashes would be in their house until they find a better place for him.
#56 - The Award
Mad About You Season 4 - Episode 21
Nominated once again for the Silver Sprocket, a reluctant Paul is coaxed into a tuxedo by Ira and expects to attend the ceremony with Jamie at his side to counter the weasels from the Explorer Channel and find new connections for new jobs. Of course, things don't quite work out that way.
#57 - The Little Match Girl
Newhart Season 7 - Episode 16
While visiting Michael in a sanitarium (he's vacationing), Dick runs into illustrator Corinne Denby and invites her to collaborate with him on his next book...despite her habit of burning things.
#58 - Desperately Desiring Susan (1)
Newhart Season 5 - Episode 5
Michael becomes enamored with temporary office secretary Susan.
#60 - Back to Work
Mad About You Season 6 - Episode 14
Jamie decides to go back to work, and everything says to go back to work. There's only one problem: she doesn't want to and tries to get herself fired. Meanwhile, Paul confronts the newspaper journalist who wrote an article filled with errors about ""Buchman.""
#61 - The Caper
Mad About You Season 6 - Episode 17
Paul's birthday party turns into an event worthy of a detective mystery when Maggie and Hal suspect Buchman party guests of stealing a prestigious painting from their adjacent apartment. Meanwhile, Marvin gets into a growling match with Murray.
#62 - The Gleeless Club
Newhart Season 6 - Episode 23
Dick's on the outs with Joanna when he's accepted into the town glee club and she's not.
#63 - I Like You, Butt...
Newhart Season 8 - Episode 10
George meets the perfect girl, except for her large rear end. Michael and Stephanie consult with a baby naming guru.
#64 - Presence of Malice
Newhart Season 6 - Episode 15
Dick has a showdown with television critic Curtis Bilgray after Bilgray writes several negative reviews of 'Vermont Today'. Larry and the Darryls become cult figures after finding a pancake with Paul Anka's face on it.
#65 - Beauty and the Pest
Newhart Season 8 - Episode 13
Joanna takes an odd man to several houses to try to convince him to buy one, but he just can't seem to commit. Joanna visits his home and walks in to find a shrine dedicated to her.
#66 - Breastfeeding
Mad About You Season 6 - Episode 10
Jamie is reluctant to stop breast-feeding exclusively, but she knows it's time for the baby to learn to feed from the bottle, while Paul is excited to be able to feed the baby for the first time. Meanwhile, Jamie's upset to learn that her mom is dating a much younger man, a dancer from ""Lord of the Dance.""
#68 - Good-Bye and Good Riddance, Mr. Chips
Newhart Season 5 - Episode 23
Dick enrolls in a typing class, only to find that the teacher, Mr. Brooney, is the same tyrant he had for a sixth-grade teacher.
#72 - Ramblin' Michael Harris
Newhart Season 8 - Episode 5
Michael quits his job at Menkey's grocery to become a lounge singer.
#73 - The Uncle Devil Show
The Twilight Zone (1985) Season 1 - Episode 24
Parents don't realize that the video their child watches demonstrates magic tricks like turning parents into lizards and giving dogs four eyes.
#75 - Millennium Bug
Mad About You Season 7 - Episode 16
Jamie's dress is ruined by a dry cleaner who is unwilling to make restitution. Paul has a dream where Einstein gives him a partial solution to the millennium bug. He needs to have the dream again, so he can get the rest of the solution.