The Best Episodes of Mad About You
Last Updated: Mar 4, 2018
A humorous look at newlyweds Jamie and Paul Buchman as they discover each other's idiosyncrasies and learn to deal with them. Paul, a documentary filmmaker, is creative, idealistic and an all around nice guy. Jamie, a public relations specialist, is direct, assertive and a practical person. They are very much in love this helps them develop a strong relationship in spite of their friends, families and themselves.
#1 - Up in Smoke (2)
Season 3 - Episode 24
Unable to buy her an anniversary present, with or without everyone else's help, Paul hands Jamie a slip of paper entitling her to a magical night. Things take a decidedly unusual turn after that.
#3 - Our Fifteen Minutes
Season 3 - Episode 11
Paul is one of six documentary filmmakers selected by PBS to turn the camera on themselves for 15 minutes, and in his case, it turns into a big surprise.
#11 - New Sleep-Walking PLUS
Season 4 - Episode 1
Jamie is enthralled by it, Paul doesn't remember it, Murray didn't see it, and Ira laughs at it--another night and the day after in the Buchmans' lives. Meanwhile, Paul finds employment at the Explorer Channel.
#12 - The Painter
Season 1 - Episode 21
Jamie hires an ex-boyfriend, Sherman (guest star Rick Rossovich), to paint the apartment and is a bit annoyed when Paul is not concerned by the prospect of her old flame being alone with her. When Paul comes home from his job, he finds Sherman and Fran together in their bed having sex, because Fran is stressed over her move-out from Mark's apartment. So, Paul talks to Mark about their marriage. Jamie and Paul try to get them back together, but they decide to split up.
#16 - The Touching Game
Season 5 - Episode 19
A very pregnant Jamie insists on helping out at David (Paul's cousin) and Jared's new coffee shop, with disastrous results. Meanwhile, Ira and Paul help a pregnant woman on a bus.
#20 - Met Someone
Season 1 - Episode 11
The story of how Paul and Jamie met is told, beginning with a chance encounter on a Sunday evening by the newsstand, followed by Paul's hard work to locate Jamie. Jamie breaks up with her boyfriend and is feeling strange. Paul appears in her office bringing her dry cleaning and as time passes, they go on a dinner date.
#23 - Dr. Wonderful
Season 5 - Episode 1
With Mark Devanow in Europe, a pregnant Jamie and Paul have to look around for a gynecologist, and Debbie tries to set them up with her girlfriend. Meanwhile, the elder Buchmans finally get to meet Debbie's ""friend.""
#25 - Mad About You (2)
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.