Mad About You

Season 6 Episode 1

Coming Home

Aired Monday 8:00 PM Sep 23, 1997 on NBC



  • Trivia

    • Theresa's mnemonics:
      SWEET: Survey, Wipe, Entertain baby, Ease out, Tie up old diaper.
      TUBA: Tuck Under Both Arms.
      GREPS: Gently Rub, Evenly Pat, Securely held.
      CRIB: Cooler Really Is Better.
      MABEL: Mothers Always Bring Extra Love.

      Paul's improvised mnemonic:
      AWYHAOF: Always Wash Your Hands And Often

  • Quotes

    • Jamie: (emerging from the elevator) Hi Sylvia!
      Sylvia: (rushing out of the lobby to get behind a glass partition) Oh my God! I don't want the baby to catch my cold!
      Jamie: I can't believe you're still here! (to the baby) Sweetie! Look, look.. there's your grandma!
      Sylvia: Oh my goodness! She is so beautiful! I can go home now. Thank you.
      Jamie: You're welcome!
      Sylvia: (softly) No.. (pause) I mean.. thank *you*!

    • Paul: It's something, huh?
      Jamie: It is.
      Paul: (surveying the apartment) So you're saying we have a baby now."
      Jamie: Good God Almighty!

  • Notes

    • Paul and Jamie's daughter, Mabel, got her name from her grandma Theresa. When Paul and Jamie were looking for a name, Jamie's mother said to them, "Mothers always bring extra love" M.A.B.E.L.

    • Show's theme song is no longer sung by Andrew Gold, but by Anita Baker. And the music is now much more slower.

    • This episode marks the return of the first actor that played Hal Conway, the Buchman's neighbour, Paxton Whitehead.

    • Robin Bartlett (Debbie Buchman), Cynthia Harris (Sylvia Buchman) and Lois Zorich (Burt Buchman) join the cast.

  • Allusions