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Robert think he has finally found "the one"—Angela, an international-trade lawyer who's bright, speaks four languages, clearly loves Robert, and seems too good to be true. When Ray sees her do something that would burst the bubble, he has a hard time getting anyone to believe him.
Frank and Marie return from a trip down to a retirement home in New Jersey and they tell the family that they plan on moving there. Everyone, besides Frank and Marie, is overjoyed after hearing the news. Marie and Frank sell their house to Robert and Amy for $26,000. On they day of their moving, however, Debra reveals some mixed feelings about their moving and doesn't feel right about it.moreless
When Robert asks Ray if he can borrow a suitcase sitting on the stairway landing for his honeymoon, Ray explains he and Debra have been locked in an "unspoken" battle of wills since a weekend trip over who is responsible for putting the suitcase away.
In the series' final episode, Ray is nervous about having a minor procedure to remove his adenoids. The family is shaken when there are unexpected complications during the surgery, but once he starts to recover, the Barones strive to keep the situation a secret from the two people who don't know--Ray and Marie.moreless
Ray and Debra get caught up in telling lies in order to cover up previous falsehoods after Ray fibs to Marie about why he missed a scheduled time with her. When the lies snowball into an out of control degree, Marie picks up the scent and traces everything back to the initial fib. Marie seems to have won – until Frank reveals a damaging lie of her own.moreless
Robert and Amy exchange vows in a classic Barone family wedding ceremony.
Following Raymond and Frank's advice, Robert purposefully botches the wedding invitations in hopes of getting Amy to do all the preparations herself.
Ray's latest manipulative plan involves constantly turning down Debra in the bedroom.
The women pressure Ray and Frank to accompany Robert to one of his therapy sessions. Instead, they go out to the horse track, and then put on an act in front of the wives. However, even though they skip the therapy sessions, the three unwittingly get closer.
Robert discovers Pat smoking, and she pleads for him not to tell, but smell of his clothes makes the family think he's the secret smoker.
When Ray and Debra visit Frank and Marie's condo, they learn that the owners are going to kick them out. Marie and Frank move out. Robert and Amy are upset, but they let Frank and Marie live with them.
Debra invites her divorced parents, Warren and Lois, to the family Thanksgiving. When Ray walks in on the two making love, he and Debra assume that they are getting back together. Later on, Warren and Lois inform Debra otherwise and an unprecedented turn of events shocks everyone.
When Debra and Marie have a big fight, Ray is struck with worry when he thinks Debra's anger will cause her to forget about their sex that night. But, it's the opposite when that anger causes a more intense night of sex.
Debra gives a bridal shower for Amy, but her good intentions get sidetracked by Marie's overzealous participation.
Robert and Amy convince their families to spend Thanksgiving together at the Pennsylvania home of her parents, and the lack of a television is only the first of the rude surprises awaiting the Barones.
When Robert informs Ray that Amy filled him in on some juicy gossip about him, Ray decides to get even with Debra by sharing some nasty secrets of his own.
Amy's parents put Robert on the defensive when they point out his strange habit of touching food to his chin before he eats it. When Amy confides in Debra, who tells her that Robert's strange behavior could be psychological, she devises a plan to break him of his chin habit for good.moreless
Debra and Ray are annoyed at the over-the-top affection Robert and Amy are expressing towards each other. In fact, Robert feels compelled to give Ray marriage advice (as does Amy to Debra at the newlywed couple's three-month anniversary dinner... a book called, "Marriage is an Amusement Park"), much to his annoyance.moreless
Robert travels to Pennsylvania—hoping to secure the MacDougalls' permission to marry Amy—and brings Raymond along for the ride.
Robert and Ray end up with the mother of all guilt trips when they decide not to help Marie with a home project so they can land a prime spot on the golf course. Their overnight wait in the car for a tee time becomes a brawl over their respective roles in their parents' future.moreless
Robert gives Ray a great idea on what to get Debra for Christmas, but he isn't very happy when Ray takes all the credit for it.
Marie is astounded when Franks puts salt on her homemade lasagna, leading her to believe that she's lost her touch in the kitchen. However, Ray and Robert discover that the problem is Frank, who has lost his sense of taste. They believe it's a side-effect from some potency medication Frank is taking, but Frank doesn't want to give it up, and he doesn't want anyone to know he's taking it, especially Marie.moreless
When Debra accidentally throws out Ray's letter from Muhammad Ali, Marie covers for her, setting off a chain of favors that quickly overwhelms Debra.
Frank and Robert tease Ray that he no longer rules his own house after he moves his stuff to the kids' bathroom to give Debra extra space.
The feud continues when Ray realizes that he can use the feud to get Debra to do almost anything for him, dragging Frank into doing the same with Marie, but Robert tells both Debra and Marie that Ray and Frank are "exploiting the situation" in order to bring them back together.moreless
Amy's folks show up unexpectedly at their daughter's house on a Sunday morning, hoping to talk her out of marrying Robert and take her home to Pennsylvania with them. First, they are stunned to see Robert there. Then Frank and Marie arrive. It doesn't take long for the two sets of parents to disliking each other.moreless
After being chided for wearing a shoddy shirt and getting stains on it, Ray lies and tells Debra that members of the PTA called her outfit "trampy." This leads her to dress extra-trampy on purpose at a PTA meeting in their home, where the truth finally comes out.
Fed up with his wife's constant lateness, Ray leaves Debra at home rather than take her to the ESPY Awards. While Debra seethes over Ray's actions, Marie and Amy get into a heated debate with Frank and Robert when they air their own grievances about their wives' blatant disregard for the time.moreless
Amy's parents ask Ray to give their son, Peter, some tips on dating. Later, Debra throws a cocktail party and invites some single women to meet Peter, but Ray isn't thrilled with the guest list.
Just minutes after returning from her honeymoon with Robert, Amy gets into an argument with Marie over writing thank-you notes for the wedding. Feeling guilty, Amy wants to make amends, but Debra quickly steps in with an opinion that horrifies the guys.
Raymond, Robert, and Frank don't want to bring up the fact that Marie is having vision trouble, because they are scared about how she will react. Meanwhile, Robert gets back together with Amy and invites her to a Thanksgiving dinner.
Ray becomes jealous when Marie starts treating Robert better than him. Ray finds out that Marie gave Robert a "gift basket" full of lotions, massage oil, candles, etc. Ray deduces Marie is just manipulating Robert by giving him all this, so it will put him and Amy 'into the mood'. She does this with the intention of eventually having new grandchildren. Robert sees this as wrong, and actually puts him out of the mood with Amy, not able to get Marie out of his head.moreless
Ray takes Ally over to her friend's house for a sleepover and is mortified when the girl's mother pats his behind after he helps set up a tent for her. Ray finds out that the mother is the same one Ray had a nasty run-in with over some Frontier Girl cookies a year before.moreless
When the kids ruin Ray's dictionary, Frank shares how Ray ruined his prized jazz collection. After trying to make amends for his childhood mistake, Ray discovers that he may not have been the culprit.
Ray accidentally insults the twins' new friend and the faux pas quickly spirals out of control when he repeats it to the boy's dad.
After arguing with Ray over his inability to help her with the housework, Debra becomes intrigued when their friends, Linda and Bernie, mention they've been seeing a marriage counselor. Although Ray is completely against the idea, he quickly adopts a cooperative attitude when they meet the therapist, Pamela, who instantly takes a liking to Ray when he claims that he'll do anything to make his marriage work.moreless
After inadvertently leaving the twins home alone, Ray and Debra are impressed with Ally when she steps up and takes care of the twins until they return. Ally asks if she can baby-sit more often, and, in yet another attempt to rid her house of Marie, Debra consents. However, Marie believes Debra is turning her daughter into a slave when she gives Ally additional responsibilities, including cooking and laundry chores.moreless
Ray tells Robert that Amy talks too much after she chats with Ray for over an hour while he tries to watch a basketball game on TV. Of course, Robert tells Amy, which leads to a heated confrontation between "Lady Chatterly" and her insensitive brother-in-law.
After the agent tells Robert he has a unique look, he convinces him to pose for head shots with their "in-house" photographer. But when Robert and Ray return for the pictures, they are surprised to find the modeling agency has mysteriously disappeared.
Depressed that Marie and Debra can't seem to resolve their differences, Robert decides to join a support group that the family believes is a cult. After taking the feud between Marie and Debra very hard, Robert's cousin Gerard convinces him to attend a "Inner Path" meeting – a group seeking the path to inner peace and unlocking one's potential.moreless
Debra and Ray pick out replacement spouses for each other and jealousy starts. Marie announces that Rose, the elderly lady next door, has passed away. Marie is upset because Rose is the woman she'd chosen for Frank if she hadn't died. Debra thinks it would be fun to fantasize about who should take her place and tells Ray she's selected her friend Linda. But then Ray picks Linda's husband Bernie for Debra.moreless
Ray and Debra have different reactions when Ally comes home with an F in math--and a nasty attitude to go with it. Debra feels that their daughter is simply not working hard enough, while Ray believes that her teacher is to blame.
During a trip to the supermarket with Ray and Ally, Frank starts nibbling on some trail mix, completely ignoring the nearby "no sampling" sign. He's soon confronted by a testy manager, and a heated argument ensues. Watching it all unfold is Ally, who becomes frightened by Frank's ranting.
As a challenge, Ray writes a eulogy for Frank—who hasn't died yet—and sets off a firestorm when it's discovered.
Ray fears something is wrong with him after he comes back from a night out with his friends and tells Debra that he didn't enjoy it. She thinks Ray is finally growing up. But then Ray says he wants to join his Father's lodge.
When Debra accepts a position at Frank's lodge to help plan a member recruitment party, Ray begins to resent how much time she is spending away from home.
After Amy invites her brother Peter to stay for dinner, he makes himself at home on the couch and never leaves. Meanwhile, Robert overhears a conversation that hits close to home when the Barones and Amy talk about the difficulties of having a 40-year-old man living under the same roof with his mother and father.moreless
Michael starts refusing to attend school, and by the second day, Ray is stuck staying home with him. Convinced that his son simply hasn't been finishing his homework, Ray is determined to make things seem miserable at home...until he learns the real reason behind the problem.
After deciding to lend Robert $1,000 when he complains he's struggling with finances, Ray and Debra are miffed when Robert uses the money for Las Vegas vacation.
After Robert takes a second job selling home security systems, he reveals he's been asked to join the security firm full-time and is mulling over retiring from the police force early. While Marie is overjoyed, Amy questions if this is really what Robert wants or if he's only retiring early to make his mother happy. The disagreement about his future leads to a tense birthday party for Robert.moreless
A series of classic clips from the show's first six years interspersed with stories of family life by celebrities.
After realizing that Debra places bets with the kids on his questionable behavior traits, Ray is disgusted that his own children now think he's a "doof." When reflecting upon his own childhood, Ray remembers that Marie used to complain about Frank in front of him all the time – making him think his dad was a loser. Concerned that his own kids will think of him the same way as Frank, Ray contemplates how to get the kids back on his side.moreless
Raymond's friend Andy tells him that Jerry Musso, a radio talk show host, hates him. While Raymond is in shock over this, Robert enjoys seeing him fall over like this and they fight.
Tired of being labeled the "evil witch" around the house, Debra convinces Ray that it's his turn to discipline the kids. Meanwhile, Frank proclaims himself a model disciplinarian, only to learn that despite his scare tactics, Ray and Robert broke plenty of rules around the house.
Ray and Debra disagree over whether they should purchase an expensive dress for Ally to wear to a friend's formal 13th birthday party. Debra thinks they should, but Ray can't see spending $250 for a dress that will be worn only once. The price tag has Ray seething, especially since the mom he loves to hate, Peggy, is hosting the soiree. Naturally, Marie takes her son's side.moreless
When the MacDougalls are invited to spend Easter with the Barones, the families attempt to bond over a 500-piece puzzle. While members of the Barone and MacDougall families get frustrated with the complicated puzzle, Ray and Pat continue working on it until the wee hours of the night while sharing private stories about themselves and their families.moreless
After his first attempt at throwing Robert a bachelor party fizzles, the women make Raymond host another one at the lodge that Amy's relatives can attend.
When Ally's teacher, Miss Purcell, overhears Ray commenting about the kids' excessive workload, she invites Raymond to address the curriculum review board and gives him a mountain of material for review and evaluation. But when Raymond still hasn't touched the material the night before the review, and Debra refuses to bail him out, he goes to the one person he knows will help him with his homework... Marie.moreless
Ray hurts Debra's feeling when he forgets to thank her during an acceptance speech for an honorary degree.
A young man, Sam Gilula, arrives at Frank and Marie's and everyone is surprised when he and Frank fondly embrace. Sam explains Frank had been quite an inspiration to him as a lad, a mentor in fact, much to Ray and Robert's disbelief. Later, Ray and Robert make fun of Frank, wondering how he could have inspired anyone.moreless
After Debra's mother suggests throwing Debra an "old-fashioned English Tea Party," Ray reluctantly agrees after she promises to do all the work. When Debra realizes Ray is planning something for her birthday, she suggests he change the theme to a Chinese banquet. Unfortunately, Lois has already started planning the tea party and now Ray must find a way to convince her to change her plans.moreless
Debra persuades Ray to hire Gianni to do some remodeling in their kitchen, but they both soon regret it due to their friend's laziness. His hiring also upsets Frank, who believes he should be allowed to do any handiwork needed around Ray's house.
Debra convinces Ray to let her join him on the golf course after she (once again) realizes that they don't have fun together anymore. Let's just say, it wasn't all fun.
Ray reluctantly agrees to do some charity work at a hospital after Debra signs him up, but he soon becomes a hit with the patients and starts spending more time there than at home, much to his wife's dismay.
Ray and Debra are excited to have finally met a couple, Neil and Lauren, who are just like them. However, Ray starts having mixed feelings when their annoying eight-year-old son, Spencer, wreaks havoc around the Barone household.