The King of Queens

CBS (ended 2007)
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  • The King of Queens revolves around Doug Heffernan (Kevin James, Everybody Loves Raymond), a Queens, N.Y., parcel delivery man with simple desires. Among his prized possessions is a 70-inch television that his lovely wife, Carrie (Leah Remini, Fired Up), provided for him. However, now that Carrie's widowed father, Arthur (Jerry Stiller, Seinfeld), lives with them, Doug's television room has become Arthur's bedroom. Doug and his sports-watching buddies, Spence (Patton Oswalt, Crank Yankers) and Deacon (Victor Williams, The Animatrix)--and the beloved television--have been relegated to the garage, and Doug now shares his castle with a very eccentric father-in-law and his very unusual habits.Theme Song "My eyes are gettin' weary, My back is gettin' tight, I'm sittin' here in traffic, On the Queensborough bridge tonight, But I don't care cuz all I wanna do, Is cash my check and drive right home to you, Cuz baby all my life I will be driving home to you."moreless

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  • S 9 : Ep 13

    China Syndrome (2)

    Aired 5/14/07

  • S 9 : Ep 12

    China Syndrome (1)

    Aired 5/14/07

  • S 9 : Ep 11

    Single Spaced

    Aired 5/7/07

  • S 9 : Ep 10

    Manhattan Project

    Aired 4/30/07

  • S 9 : Ep 9

    Mild Bunch

    Aired 4/23/07

  • Cast & Crew
  • Jerry Stiller

    Arthur Spooner

  • Patton Oswalt

    Spencer 'Spence' Olchin

  • Nicole Sullivan

    Holly Shumpert (Season 4+)

  • Kevin James

    Douglas 'Doug' Steven Heffernan

  • Leah Remini

    Carrie Heffernan

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  • Trivia & Quotes
  • Quotes (508)

    • Doug: Oh yeah? Well for your information these are official company issue!
      Carrie: Doug!
      Doug: No no you shut up!
      Carrie: Doug!
      Doug: What? He's making fun of my shorts again.
      Carrie: He's five. Be the bigger man.
      Doug: It's just frustrating you know he's so well dressed I can't come at him with anything.

    • Carrie: I have a huge surprise for you. Doug: You're pregnant? Yes! Carrie: No. Doug: Thank God!

    • Carrie: The last time Tessie left you alone for two minutes, she found you shingling the roof with no pants... and no shingles!

    • Doug: (to Sarah) And no more soapy shower silhouettes getting me all hot when I'm trying to shave. (Carrie glares) You got that, Arthur?

    • Arthur: I got two words for you: I'm staying right here! Carrie: That's four words. Arthur: Okay, I have another four words for you then: screw you!

    • Arthur: I'm 75 years old, and I still wake up with the little guy saluting.

    • Doug: You got out your wedding dress. Carrie: You were right. I couldn't even zip it up. I'm just a big fat fatty.

    • Doug: I feel like I've been shot. Sara: Yeah, well, good luck with that.

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    Notes (356)

    • The German episode title is "Trautes Heim", meaning "Cozy Home".

    • Doug's friends were originally supposed to be a one time appearance

    • The line where Arthur gives the priest money and tells him to get an egg cream originally had Arthur telling him to "go get yourself an altar boy." CBS refused to let the line air, and it was changed.

    • The German episode title is "Das Fett muss weg", meaning "The Fat must Go".

    • The German episode title is "Revierkämpfe", meaning "Stomping Ground Battle".

    • On DVD, this episode is shown in production order, rather than air order, immediately following "Richie's Song".

    • The German episode title is "Männergespräche", meaning "Men's Talk".

    • Starting with this episode, the closing credits use a different song (the first three episodes used a more jazzy song). The credits are now aligned to the bottom instead of to the middle. Also, The "Hanley Productions" tag is shortened (in the first three episodes, the guy said "good night" as he waved before being bumped).

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    Trivia (144)

    • While Doug is in the bathroom shaving and Carrie's sister comes in to shower. Doug is so intrigued by Carrie's sister silhouette in the shower that he nicks himself while shaving in a few spots. However, in the scene where Carrie calls him while he is in his delivery truck, Doug's face is clean-shaven without any blood spots, red spots or nick wounds.

    • In the scene where Doug is amazed by Carrie's sister's silhouette in the shower, you should be able to see the silhouette of water coming out of the shower-head, but there isn't any and the shower isn't really running. You can also see that she is wearing clothes by the folds that appear when she bends backwards.

    • When Doug first comes downstairs with his lap board and reading materials (highlighter and portable light), he actually has the book on the lap board under his arm.  After he starts showing Carrie his materials, the camera cuts to Carrie and then back to Doug. When the camera cuts back to Doug, the book is now missing from the lap board and only the highlighter and light are there.  After Carrie prompts him with what else Doug might need, he jumps up and runs upstairs to get the book.  The book he brings downstairs is the exact book that was on the lap board originally.

    • When Arthur brings Carrie a cup of tea and a pastry, the plates keeping moving position on the table between scenes.

    • When Ray and Doug are writing their driver's exam, a lady in yellow is seen walking past twice.

    • This episode begins the many contradictions as to when Doug and Carrie met. One episode claims that Doug and Carrie met over jello shots at a bar while another showed them meeting outside a nightclub where Doug was the doorman. But in this episode Carrie claims that "Boogie Oogie Oogie" was the song that she and Doug danced to at their seventh grade dance meaning that they knew each other since they were kids.

    • When Carrie swerves her car into the parking spot at the episode's beginning, there is a visible skid from a prior stunt run-through. Also, the cars in the neighboring spaces are parked very off-center to give the widest berth possible.

    • Doug's mystery friend throws his checkbook into his basket, but in the next shot it's suddenly back in his hands.

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    Allusions (93)

    • The title of this episode is a play on the title of the film, Educating Rita.

    • The episode title is a rhyming allusion to the movie Easy Rider.

    • When Doug asks Bill if he watches basketball he replies "a bunch of pituitary cases trying to stuff a ball through a hoop? No thanks." It is a line that was said in Woody Allen's 1977 film, Annie Hall.

    • The Parent Trap is a Disney film (recently remade with Lindsay Lohan) about twins who try to bring their parents back together by switching places.

    • Episode title is a rhyming reference to the band Dire Straits.

    • The episode title is a play on the classic film Roman Holiday.

    • When Arthur is watching TV in his room and says "this Screech has painted himself into quite a corner," he is referring to the nerdy character played by Dustin Diamond on Saved by the Bell. Leah Remini had a role on that show for six episodes in 1991.

    • A hillbilly says, "Hey, Clem, check out that old man and that funny-lookin' boy by the camper. The boy's got an awful pretty mouth," followed by "Dueling Banjos" playing, palying on the 1972 film Deliverance.

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  • Fan Reviews (221)
  • best show EVER

    By laurielips, Dec 12, 2015

  • The best

    By KajunchefLewis, Nov 05, 2015

  • Everyone listen up

    By hiyouguys, Aug 09, 2015

  • Pretty good!

    By trevordobrinich, Mar 10, 2015

  • A clever title for Doug Morin is impossible.

    By ralphspencer507, Aug 29, 2014