Mad About You - Season 5

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Episode Guide

  • Dr. Wonderful
    Episode 1
    9/17/96
    8.2
    With Mark Devanow in Europe, a pregnant Jamie and Paul have to look around for a gynecologist, and Debbie tries to set them up with her girlfriend. Meanwhile, the elder Buchmans finally get to meet Debbie's "friend."
  • The Grant
    Episode 2
    9/24/96
    7.9
    Jamie tries to stay awake, avoid coffee and continue to manage Brockwell's campaign. Meanwhile, while Paul is trying to figure out how to use a sizeable grant that has come his way, his Uncle Phil asks Paul and Ira to visit him in Brooklyn.
  • Therapy
    Episode 3
    10/15/96
    8.1
    Months after setting it up, Paul and Jamie decide to keep their appointment with the therapist Fran referred them to, but doing so delays Paul's shoot of his parents' reminiscences, with some interesting consequences.
  • The Clip Show
    Episode 4
    10/22/96
    8.0
    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.
  • Burt's Building
    Episode 5
    10/29/96
    7.3
    Filming of Paul's documentary takes him and Burt back to their old apartment building for the day, and events conspire to make Paul late for an appointment at Joan's office to hear the baby's heartbeat for the first time.
  • Jamie's Parents
    Jamie's Parents
    Episode 6
    11/12/96
    8.4
    The Stemples arrive at Paul and Jamie's for a two-day visit, armed with a surprise, and another soon follows.
  • Outbreak
    Outbreak
    Episode 7
    11/19/96
    8.9
    The Buchmans decide the time and place of their grand announcement, but the leaks start early during Thanksgiving week.
  • Every Good Boy Deserves Fudge
    11/26/96
    8.7
    While Ira counsels against it, Paul contemplates abstinence until July. However, Jamie has other ideas and talks Paul into a trip upstate where they chance upon a dessert item with magical powers.
  • The Gym
    The Gym
    Episode 9
    12/17/96
    8.6
    Paul so likes playing the mystery man at a local gym that he talks Jamie out of working there, whereupon she hands over her free pass to a homeless acquaintance from the neighborhood.
  • Chicken Man
    Chicken Man
    Episode 10
    1/7/97
    8.6
    Jamie finally lets her coworkers and Lance know about the baby, while Ira, turning money man and producer for "Buchman," actually managers to produce a narrator, at least in voice.
  • The Recital
    The Recital
    Episode 11
    1/14/97
    7.6
    A politically incorrect Jamie pays the price for commenting about Ryan's ability as a budding violinist, while a simmering Paul works up the nerve to confront their therapist about her overcharging ways.
  • The Handyman
    The Handyman
    Episode 12
    1/21/97
    8.5
    The perils of engaging Paul and Jamie's handyman are visited upon Lisa, whose fiance is more than willing to finance Paul's over-budget documentary project.
  • Astrology
    Astrology
    Episode 13
    2/4/97
    8.2
    Nat's sister, an astrologer, is in town and agrees to do charts for Lisa, Ira, Paul and a very reluctant Jamie.
  • The Penis
    The Penis
    Episode 14
    2/11/97
    7.1
    The Buchmans promise to name their baby, if it's a boy, after Paul's ailing Uncle Phil, then find out his real name. Meanwhile, Paul is suddenly sure of the baby's sex.
  • Citizen Buchman
    Citizen Buchman
    Episode 15
    2/18/97
    7.7
    Paul's great-uncle Marty dies on camera as he is being interviewed for "Buchman" and his cryptic last words lead to a few unexpected disclosures among the Buchman clan.
  • Her Houseboy, Coco
    Her Houseboy, Coco
    Episode 16
    2/25/97
    9.2
    An enforced bed-rest of two to three days for Jamie means that Paul has to attend to her every need, and also deal with lack of heat in their apartment AND a kidnapping.
  • On the Road
    On the Road
    Episode 17
    3/18/97
    7.7
    To escape Jamie's baby shower, Paul hits the road with Ira and Marvin in the latter's van, but his urge to tell insensitive jokes quickly leads to trouble.
  • The Cockatoo
    The Cockatoo
    Episode 18
    4/1/97
    7.9
    Paul talks an unwilling Jamie into quitting her job at the mayoral campaign, but he is less successful in dealing with an exotic bird that flies into their lives.
  • The Touching Game
    The Touching Game
    Episode 19
    4/15/97
    8.3
    A very pregnant Jamie insists on helping out at David (Paul's cousin) and Jared's new coffee shop, with disastrous results. Meanwhile, Ira and Paul help a pregnant woman on a bus.
  • The Dry Run
    The Dry Run
    Episode 20
    4/29/97
    8.7
    Paul and Jamie flunk out of a birthday class that Joan has managed to get them enrolled in. Meanwhile, "Buchman" is being held hostage by the elder Buchmans.
  • Guardianhood
    Guardianhood
    Episode 21
    5/6/97
    8.4
    Paul and Jamie are advised by their lawyer to select guardians for the baby in case of their death. But, to their astonishment, rejections pile up. Meanwhile, Jamie is flattered by the attentions of an 18-year-old Bobby Rubenfeld.
  • The Feud
    The Feud
    Episode 22
    5/13/97
    9.0
    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.
  • The Birth (1)
    The Birth (1)
    Episode 23
    5/20/97
    9.0
    As Paul's documentary gets a surprisingly good review at a film festival, Jamie thinks she is going into labor. So they rush to the hospital, only to find out it was a false alarm. This happens several more times, until it's finally for real.
  • The Birth (2)
    The Birth (2)
    Episode 24
    5/20/97
    9.0
    Jamie runs into an old flame in a cab on the way to the hospital. Meanwhile, Paul gets a grand tour of the innards of Roosevelt Hospital courtesy of a film star. And, oh yeah, the baby arrives.
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