Here's how the show ended:
Ira and Marianne:
Ira and Marianne ended up with eight children, one from every continent and two from New Jersey.
Mark and Fran:
Mark and Fran invited an adventuresome Swedish couple into their marriage, and they've never been happier.
Marvin became an international wrestling champion fighting under the persona "Angry Tina."
Debbie and Joan:
Debbie and Joan got married in Hawaii after it finally became legal for keeps. Debbie's husband still thinks it's a phase and he phones on the first of every month, saying, "Come on."
Dr. Sheila Kleinman became Mabel's therapist. She thinks she's very good.
Burt and Sylvia:
My grandmother moved to Boca Raton, Florida but it didn't take, so then she moved into my parents building, but two floors down, as not to intrude.
Lisa is exactly the same.
Nat and Murray:
Nat Ostertag became the host of the longest running local cable TV show, "Hey D'ere, Ho D'ere, It's Your Dog D'ere."
Hal and Maggie:
Hal and Maggie Conway were found to be spies and were deported back to England. Nobody there likes them either.
Ursula Buffet, as you know, became governor of New York.
Paul and Jamie:
And these two, if you'll pardon the expression, lived happily ever after.