Robert and Amy exchange vows in a classic Barone family wedding ceremony.
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 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.
Debra gives a bridal shower for Amy, but her good intentions get sidetracked by Marie's overzealous participation.
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 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
Following Raymond and Frank's advice, Robert purposefully botches the wedding invitations in hopes of getting Amy to do all the preparations herself.
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
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.
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.
Robert travels to Pennsylvania—hoping to secure the MacDougalls' permission to marry Amy—and brings Raymond along for the ride.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
As a challenge, Ray writes a eulogy for Frank—who hasn't died yet—and sets off a firestorm when it's discovered.
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
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
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