Mad About You

The WORST episodes of Mad About You

Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!

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.

Last Updated: 6/2/2022Network: Spectrum
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The Clip Show
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5.99
106 votes

#1 - The Clip Show

Season 5 - Episode 4 - Aired 10/22/1996

Having chosen the residents of Apartment 11-D as its parents, the baby in the making deals with musical interludes and parental cooing, and with lots and lots of choice moments from their years together. In other words, a clip show.

Murray at the Dog Show
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6.17
75 votes

#2 - Murray at the Dog Show

Season 7 - Episode 15 - Aired 4/26/1999

Sheila declares Paul and Jamie cured. However, Murray is still traumatized by the earlier puma attack, so Paul and Jamie enter him in a dog show.

Directors: Michael Lembeck
Stealing Burt's Car
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6.24
78 votes

#3 - Stealing Burt's Car

Season 7 - Episode 18 - Aired 5/10/1999

Ira finds a note in some old pants that remind him of a date made twenty years ago but he doesn't remember with whom. Paul and Jamie steal Burt's decrepit car so they can ditch it, since he won't sell it.

Directors: Gordon Hunt
Millennium Bug
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6.45
75 votes

#4 - Millennium Bug

Season 7 - Episode 16 - Aired 4/26/1999

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.

Directors: David Steinberg
Virtual Reality II
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6.53
79 votes

#5 - Virtual Reality II

Season 7 - Episode 13 - Aired 2/22/1999

The couple learns that Jamie will be in bed with Mark McGwire via virtual reality.

Directors: David Steinberg
Separate Beds
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6.55
74 votes

#6 - Separate Beds

Season 7 - Episode 17 - Aired 5/3/1999

Paul and Jamie discover the extra comfort of sleeping apart. Marvin is wrestling part time and Ira becomes his manager.

Directors: Craig Knizek
Uncle Phil Goes Back to High School
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6.61
75 votes

#7 - Uncle Phil Goes Back to High School

Season 7 - Episode 14 - Aired 3/1/1999

Uncle Phil goes back to high school. Lisa gets breast implants.

Directors: Gordon Hunt
The Dirty Little Secret
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6.65
78 votes

#8 - The Dirty Little Secret

Season 7 - Episode 20 - Aired 5/17/1999

When Debbie compiles Buchman and Stemple family trees, she learns that Paul and Jamie are actually cousins.

Directors: Gordon Hunt
Paved with Good Intentions
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6.68
77 votes

#9 - Paved with Good Intentions

Season 7 - Episode 19 - Aired 5/13/1999

Paul accidentally runs over Jamie's mother. While she is in the hospital, her estranged husband visits.

Directors: Gordon Hunt
Nat & Arley
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6.74
77 votes

#10 - Nat & Arley

Season 6 - Episode 22 - Aired 5/19/1998

Paul and Jamie act as matchmakers for dogwalker Nat and babysitter Arley. Meanwhile, Ira tries giving up sex, and Paul makes a discovery about Jamie when they go to a sleep clinic.

Farmer Buchman
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6.84
77 votes

#11 - Farmer Buchman

Season 7 - Episode 9 - Aired 1/11/1999

Mr. Wicker goes out of town and asks Paul and Jamie to tend his rooftop garden. Mabel loves another baby's rare toy.

Directors: Helen Hunt
The Baby Video
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6.94
77 votes

#12 - The Baby Video

Season 6 - Episode 18 - Aired 4/14/1998

Paul, Jamie and Ira decide to make a baby video. However, Paul starring as the Sandman frightens kids and turns them off to the concept. Meanwhile, Paul's parents tell him he has a half-brother.

Directors: Michael Lembeck
The Finale
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6.95
75 votes

#13 - The Finale

Season 6 - Episode 23 - Aired 5/19/1998

Paul and Jamie search for a full-time nanny, and Paul finds one in the form of Nancy Bloom, a caterer he inadvertently got fired from the production of a documentary about “The Making of Titanic.”

Directors: Gordon Hunt
The Good, the Bad and the Not-So-Appealing
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6.96
171 votes

#14 - The Good, the Bad and the Not-So-Appealing

Season 4 - Episode 4 - Aired 10/29/1995

Inspired by a Martha Stewart idea, Sylvia organizes a high-noonish tag-what-you-want lunch for her family, complete with a shoot-out in the kitchen with Jamie.

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The Magic Pants
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6.96
82 votes

#15 - The Magic Pants

Season 6 - Episode 6 - Aired 11/18/1997

The Buchmans find a baby-sitter they are comfortable with, but Paul and Jamie's first evening out by themselves begins with Paul not in his pants and ends on an even more unusual note.

Directors: Gordon Hunt
The Couple
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6.98
145 votes

#16 - The Couple

Season 4 - Episode 8 - Aired 11/26/1995

Three lies, two shows and a realization as Jamie and Paul figure out ""why it will never happen"" to them, or so one is led to believe when their new friends turn out to be not quite what they pretend to be.

Directors: David Steinberg
Paul Slips in the Shower
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6.99
77 votes

#17 - Paul Slips in the Shower

Season 6 - Episode 21 - Aired 5/12/1998

Paul's life flashes before his eyes when he takes a spill in the shower.

Directors: David Steinberg
Weekend in L.A.
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6.99
79 votes

#18 - Weekend in L.A.

Season 7 - Episode 6 - Aired 11/17/1998

Paul and Jamie go to L.A. to try to get superagent Gardner Malloy to represent him. The life of luxury makes them reluctant to go back.

Directors: David Steinberg
Fire at Riff's
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7.00
76 votes

#19 - Fire at Riff's

Season 6 - Episode 19 - Aired 4/28/1998

Paul convinces Jamie to quit her job. Joan is posing for ""The 20 Most Eligible Bachelorettes in New York"" for a magazine and Debbie is jealous. Paul, Jamie, Ira, Joan and Debbie go to Riff's, where a fire breaks out while Paul is in the bathroom. Ira saves Ursula's life while Jamie, Debbie and Joan run out, leaving Paul in the bathroom. Joan asks Debbie to marry her.

Directors: Craig Knizek
Breastfeeding
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7.01
82 votes

#20 - Breastfeeding

Season 6 - Episode 10 - Aired 1/6/1998

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.""

Directors: David Steinberg
Uncle Phil and the Coupons
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7.04
110 votes

#21 - Uncle Phil and the Coupons

Season 6 - Episode 4 - Aired 11/4/1997

The search for a preschool for the three-week old Mabel cannot begin soon enough, but has to compete for attention with the coupon fraud trial of Uncle Phil, and an odd caper involving Jamie and Ira.

Directors: David Steinberg
A Pain in the Neck
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7.04
107 votes

#22 - A Pain in the Neck

Season 7 - Episode 2 - Aired 9/29/1998

When Paul gets his tonsils taken out, his pretty nurse makes Jamie jealous. Meanwhile, Mabel says her first word.

Directors: Gordon Hunt
Win a Free Car
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7.04
78 votes

#23 - Win a Free Car

Season 7 - Episode 10 - Aired 1/18/1999

To save the store, Ira plans to give away a car to the person who keeps their hand on it the longest. Since he can't afford it, he wants all of the contestants to be ringers.

Directors: Craig Knizek
The Feud
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7.05
79 votes

#24 - The Feud

Season 5 - Episode 22 - Aired 5/13/1997

Theresa and Sylvia vie for the new crib honors, with predictable consequences. On another front, Paul wins big at poker but is paid off by Marvin in the form of specially-priced household chores.

Directors: Gordon Hunt
Mother's Day
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7.05
79 votes

#25 - Mother's Day

Season 6 - Episode 20 - Aired 5/5/1998

Paul tries to pick a Mother's Day present for Jamie, but Ira and Marvin have better ideas: a rocking chair and a message displayed on the Times Square video screen. Sylvia is jealous of Jamie's gifts and fakes injury to steal attention.

Directors: Helen Hunt