Til Death

FOX (ended 2010)




Episode Guide

    • Sell The House
      Season 4 - Episode 25
      Eddie and Joy want to downgrade to a smaller house, but Doug and Ally aren't ready to move out on their own. Meanwhile, when Duffy dumps Whitey (guest star Martin Mull), he moves in with Eddie and Joy as a way of coping, but he quickly overstays his welcome and Joy wants him out.moreless
    • Check Mate
      Season 4 - Episode 17
      When the Starks meet Simona and Stephen for dinner, they decide to ditch them with the bill resulting in an all-out dining war between the couples. Meanwhile, Joy makes Eddie's life miserable at work.
    • Joy's Mom
      Season 4 - Episode 23
      When Joy's mother (guest star Kazan) pays her daughter a visit, she drives Joy up the wall with her constant criticism, and Eddie makes a valiant attempt to ease the tension. Meanwhile, Eddie meets with a publisher who wants to turn Eddie's manuscript into a children's picture book
    • Merit Pay
      Season 4 - Episode 19
      Eddie tries to get a raise so he and Joy can go on vacation, but he has a tough time convincing his principal. Meanwhile, Doug's delusion that he is a character on a sitcom gets even worse.
    • Smart Phone
      Season 4 - Episode 28
      Eddie becomes annoyed by his students' use of cell phones in class, and soon learns that he and Joy are the only ones not infatuated with the latest technology. When Mr. White decides to drag Eddie into the 21st century, Eddie develops a technology addiction of his own.
    • The New Neighbors
      Season 4 - Episode 20
      When Joy and Eddie meet their rather unconventional new neighbors, Tommy (guest star Gottfried) and April Campbell, Eddie can't seem to get the idea of being with a younger woman out of his head. Meanwhile, Eddie and Joy hold a yard sale, and the new neighbors want to buy everything they're selling.moreless
    • Ally's Pregnant
      Season 4 - Episode 27
      When Ally and Doug announce that they're going to be parents, Joy has a meltdown about becoming a grandmother, forcing Eddie to call in his mother-in-law for help.
    • Work Wife
      Season 4 - Episode 31
      When Joy loses her job at Eddie's school, she accepts a position as Stephen's (guest star Nealon) executive assistant. The new gig leaves her miserable, leading Eddie and Mr. White (guest star Mull) to scheme a way to get Joy her old job back.
    • Baby Steps
      Season 4 - Episode 32
      Joy goes overboard planning for Ally's baby shower and becomes obsessed with baby gifts. Meanwhile, Mr. White (guest star Mull) has difficulty giving Ally and Doug their shower gift, and Dr. Bialik invites her "Blossom" castmates to participate in a therapy session for Doug.
    • Let's Go
      Season 4 - Episode 33
      When Whitey decides to throw a surprise party for his 93-year-old grumpy uncle, his party guests are surprised to discover that Whitey is a hoarder and his house is overflowing with junk. Meanwhile, Eddie is in a rush to get to the party but Joy, Doug and Ally all take their time getting ready to go.moreless
    • The Baby
      Season 4 - Episode 34
      Eddie's book finally gets published, but on the day of his book signing, Ally goes into labor and everyone shows up to welcome the new addition to the family. Meanwhile, Eddie gives Doug fatherhood tips, and Ally apologizes to Joy for being a terrible daughter.
    • Big Man, Little Man
      Season 4 - Episode 29
      Eddie feels self-conscious when Tommy (guest star Gottfried) and Mr. White (guest star Mull) boast about their endowments, so Joy does her best to convince him that being average is just fine. Meanwhile, Doug and Ally have their first sonogram, and it appears that their unborn son doesn't take after Eddie.moreless
    • Vintage Eddie
      Season 2 - Episode 6
      It's Jeff's birthday and Joy gets him lingerie for Steph to wear, but Jeff to enjoy. Eddie refuses to have his name on the gift, so Jeff thinks he's getting him a seperate gift. However, he's got nothing, so Joy pushes Eddie into buying Jeff a gift. He grabs a bottle of wine out of his wife's cabinet, and humor ensues as both couples realize the bottle is worth a thousand dollars.moreless
    • Your Mother or Your Wife
      Season 1 - Episode 6
      Jeff is thrilled when his mother comes for a visit, but tension builds between him and Steph when he chooses his mother over her. Jeff goes to his neighbors for help, but ends up more conflicted than ever. Between Joy insisting he send his mom home and Eddie instructing him to secretly make his mom No. 1, Jeff must learn the delicate art of balancing the women in his life.moreless
    • Come Out and Play
      Season 2 - Episode 3
      When Jeff runs into a rival vice principal (guest star John Cho) from a snooty private school, he lets his competitive side get the best of him and signs up for a school faculty basketball league. The team’s secret weapon is Eddie, who’s a former state basketball champion. However, Eddie has a shocking secret he has kept for over 20 years – a secret so astonishing not even Joy knows about it.moreless
    • The Break-Up
      Season 4 - Episode 13
      When their friends have a fight and break up, Eddie and Joy step in to try and restore the peace, but it ends up backfiring on them. Meanwhile, Ally sends Doug to a shrink to cure his mysterious illness.
    • The Tale of the Tape
      Season 2 - Episode 4
      Steph decides that she wants to watch an adult video with Jeff, who has never seen one, so he asks his colleagues at school for advice. That's how Eddie gets into trouble with Joy, who is in no mood for nonsense following a disastrous visit to the gym.
    • The Coffeemaker
      Season 1 - Episode 19
      When Eddie and Joy get a cappucino machine, Eddie has to make all the coffee and resents Joy for not doing it. When he complains, she starts listing all the things that he doesn't do.
    • Fight Friend
      Season 1 - Episode 13
      Joy and Eddie have a fight and Joy turns to her friend Nicole. Eddie has no choice but to team up with Nicole's husband Cofeld.
    • The Bachelor Party
      Season 1 - Episode 15
      The guys take Jeff out for the bachelor party he never had, but Nicole tags along with Cofeld and things don't go as planned.
    • Raisinette in the Sun
      Season 2 - Episode 11
      When Kenny is subjected to a perceived racist slight at a local movie theater, he reacts strongly causing Eddie to rush to his defense. In the aftermath, Eddie decides that Kenny over-reacted and resolves to prove it to him.
    • Daddy's Girl
      Season 1 - Episode 10
      Eddie and Joys daughter, Allison (guest star Krysten Ritter), comes home for the holidays to celebrate New Years with her parents. When she gets some bad news from her boyfriend, Allison turns to her mother for help, leaving a snubbed Eddie perplexed. At the Woodcocks New Year's Eve party, Eddie lightens up his mood to impress his daughter, but as the clock strikes midnight and a new year begins, Allison realizes she likes her "big, dark, angry, wonderful dad" just the way he is.moreless
    • No Complaints
      Season 4 - Episode 4
      When Eddie and Joy try to live without complaining, Eddie finds that repressing his true feelings makes him sick. Meanwhile, Kenny creates problems for parents when he works as a mall Santa.
    • Sob Story
      Season 2 - Episode 13
      When Joy accuses Eddie of not being able to express his emotions, they enroll in a couple's seminar to strengthen their relationship and help Eddie get in touch with his feelings. During the retreat their teacher, Dr. Friedman pushes her new age therapy leaving a bad taste in their mouths. Meanwhile, Kenny tries to help Eddie get in touch with his sensitive side and Jeff admits his sensitivity to Steph.moreless
    • Bedtime Stories
      Season 2 - Episode 7
      When Joy purchases two new bedroom lamps, one lamp works and the other one is broken, prompting Eddie and Joy to fight over the working lamp. Meanwhile, Jeff fights for the right to go to bed whenever he wants.
    • No More Mr. Vice Guy
      Season 2 - Episode 8
      When Jeff becomes acting principal at the school, he thinks his ship has finally come in and this is his chance to shine. However, when he has to make an important decision, he chokes and winds up suspending Eddie.
    • Death Sex
      Season 1 - Episode 8
      After an injury Eddie is sure that he's going to die. With that fear Eddie and Joy rekindle the romance. Eddie decides to take advantage of the situation when he finds out he's fine, by not telling Joy the truth.
    • The Italian Affair
      Season 1 - Episode 16
      Jeff and Eddie sort through Eddie's old junk and find a roll of film. They develop it and it reminds Eddie of a lousy trip he took with Joy to Italy, so he tries to recreate it at home.
    • Mixed Doubles
      Season 2 - Episode 5
      When Steph introduces Eddie to yoga and Jeff turns Joy on to tennis, the couples spend more and more time with their friends and less time with each other. The swap seems successful until Jeff's competitive streak emerges and Joy tries to bow out of tennis lessons.
    • Second Marriage Guy
      Season 2 - Episode 14
      When Eddie's friend Karl introduces him to his second wife, Eddie becomes jealous of Karl's relaxed marriage and convinces Joy that they should try out a "second marriage." Joy has her own ideas of how a "second marriage" should be causing Eddie to re-think his suggestion
    • The Anniversary Party
      Season 1 - Episode 11
      While attending Vicki and Stan's 25th anniversary party, Joy can't help feeling jealous at the attention Stan pays to his wife. Eddie gets advice from Stan about his role in the marriage. Jeff is embarrassed by Steph's dancing.
    • Dream Getaway
      Season 1 - Episode 7
      Steph and Jeff convince Eddie and Joy to join them for a getaway in the mountains, but when Steph tells Jeff she had an erotic dream about Eddie, their vacation is anything but relaxing for the Woodcocks.
    • Snore Loser
      Season 4 - Episode 12
      After Eddie gets treatment for his sleep apnea and stops snoring, Joy realizes that she relied on his annoying snoring habit to help her get to sleep.
    • Webby's Not Happy
      Season 1 - Episode 21
      When one of Eddie’s idols comes for a visit who is single, Eddie is in awe, but Joy is not impressed by Webby’s (guest star Ted McGinley) wild adventures and exotic travels lifestyle. To Joy, a committed relationship is what Webby is running away from and that is the one thing that can make him happy.moreless
    • Snip/Duck
      Season 2 - Episode 12
      When Joy and Eddie have a pregnancy scare, Joy convinces Eddie to get a vasectomy. Nervous about the procedure, Eddie takes advice from Kenny and pretends that he wants more children in order to avoid the trip to Dr. Park.
    • The Wood Pile
      Season 1 - Episode 4
      Eddie looks to the newlyweds next door to help him keep his woodpile in the garage when Joy tells him to "use it or lose it."
    • Summer of Love
      Season 1 - Episode 22
      Allison brings Doug home to meet her parents on summer vacation, and Jeff and Joy feel left out.
    • Really Big Brother
      Season 2 - Episode 10
      To avoid doing housework with Joy, Eddie signs up to be a volunteer for a "Big Brother" program but things go awry when he's accidentally given an adult instead of a kid to mentor.
    • The Hockey Lie
      Season 1 - Episode 12
      Jeff is heartbroken and angry when Steph reveals that she won't be his Hockey Girl any longer. Eddie later muses that it's normal for new couples to lie and that they will eventually grow apart because of it, but Joy insists that she and Eddie are actually becoming more similar as they grow old together. As Jeff tries to accept that his wife is not the woman he thought she was, Eddie tries to prove to Joy that he is his own man.moreless
    • The Garage Band
      Season 1 - Episode 5
      Eddie doesn't realize that Joy knows what he's doing when he tells her a lie about practicing with his band.
    • The Concert
      Season 4 - Episode 18
      When Eddie befriends a new teacher (guest star Mull) at school, they find they have a lot in common, but Ms. Duffy has other plans for their relationship. Meanwhile, Eddie and Joy reminisce about the music they loved in the 1980s.
    • Everybody Digs Doug
      Season 2 - Episode 9
      Joy is annoyed by Steph, who has developed an attitude from her husband’s elevated status at the school. In Eddie’s absence, Jeff searches for a substitute teacher and ends up hiring someone a little too close to home.
    • The Toaster
      Season 1 - Episode 9
      When Joy attempts to persuade Eddie that unplugging the toaster saves electricity, Eddie is convinced that his wife is mistaken. Stubbornly, they bicker until Eddie decides to take it to the next level and goes out of his way to prove Joy wrong in a series of failed attempts. It doesn’t take long before Eddie and Joy come to realize their childish behavior is inappropriate when they ruin Steph's surprise party.moreless
    • Philadelphia Freedom
      Season 3 - Episode 5
      When Eddie and Joy spend a romantic night out in the city, Joy becomes enamored with city life and decides they should move downtown. Eddie tries to convince her to keep their house in the suburbs, but a visit to a new downtown loft development tempts him with fancy modern conveniences and causes him to reconsider his decision.moreless
    • Coupon Bob
      Season 4 - Episode 36
      When Joy gets angry at Eddie for forgetting her birthday, she decides to cash in on all the coupons he has given her over the years for massages, pedicures and chores. Meanwhile, Kenny convinces Eddie that he needs to surprise her with a handbag in order to be forgiven. Unfortunately for Eddie, Joy decides to return the handbag and finds out the hard way that it's a fake.moreless
    • I Heart Woodcocks
      Season 1 - Episode 18
      When the Woodcocks and Cofelds get together, Eddie and Joy try to get back together with Jeff and Steph.
    • The Colleague
      Season 1 - Episode 14
      Eddie gets permission from Joy to have a female friend, but it doesn't turn out as she planned when he bonds with her. Meanwhile, Jeff uses Steph to get in with the cool kids at high school.
    • That's Ridiculous
      Season 1 - Episode 20
      Joy accompanies Allison on her spring break in Florida, leaving Eddie alone in the house and looking forward to spending quality time with his TV set. Then a storm knocks out the cable.
    • Pilot
      Season 1 - Episode 1
      In the first episode we are introduced to Eddie and Joy Stark, who have been married for 8000+ days while their new next door neighbors Steph and Jeff Woodcock are young newlyweds. The young couple ends up having an argument over a pool table which ends up migrating next door.

    • Performance Anxiety
      Season 2 - Episode 1
      After attending a birthday party for Steph, Eddie decides it’s time to confront Joy about some of her more irritating habits. When Joy is not exactly receptive to hearing about her social blunders, Eddie learns his wife is not alone in being oblivious to her own public behavior. Meanwhile, over at the Woodcocks’, Jeff finds it more difficult than he imagined giving his wife a gift that she has wanted for a long time.moreless
    • The Courtship of Eddie's Parents
      Season 4 - Episode 5
      When Eddie and Joy pay a visit to his parents in Florida, he discovers that his parents are planning to divorce to qualify for medical insurance. Eddie refuses to accept the divorce and convinces his mother that it's not a good idea to put dad back on the market.
    • Sex for Furniture
      Season 1 - Episode 2
      The couples engage in an age old battle and the men soon realize that their wives are trading sex for household power.
    • Dog Fight
      Season 4 - Episode 24
      When Joy and Eddie experiment with role-playing to spice up their love life, they realize that pretending to be someone else isn't as sexy as being themselves. Meanwhile, to supplement his income, Kenny tries finding lost dogs to collect the reward money.
    • The Clay Date
      Season 1 - Episode 17
      Eddie and Joy visit Allison and share a dorm room with a partying single father. When they find out Allison's new major, they try to convince her to stick to her guns.
    • Swimming with the Starks
      Season 2 - Episode 15
      When Joy calls off their usual anniversary celebration and surprises Eddie with a gift, he decides to one-up her with a special snorkeling trip to Hawaii requiring him to take swimming lessons from Kenny.
    • The Not-So-Perfect Couple
      Season 4 - Episode 10
      When Joy urges Eddie to get a check-up from their doctor, Simona (Susan Yeagley), Eddie becomes enamored with her and her husband, Stephen (Kevin Nealon), and their seemingly perfect life. Joy becomes annoyed when Eddie becomes ardent about taking Simona's advice, even though Joy has been nagging him for years, and decides to prove to Eddie that Simona isn't as perfect as she seems.moreless
    • The Ex-Factor
      Season 4 - Episode 6
      Joy's fun and beautiful new friend Eileen also happens to be Eddie's ex-girlfriend. At first the friendship doesn't seem to be a problem until Joy invites Eileen over to the house and Eddie gets himself in trouble for reminiscing a little too fondly about the past. Meanwhile, Kenny thinks he's doing a nice thing for his new girlfriend by babysitting her kids, little does he know that his new girlfriend may be using him.moreless
    • The Check-Up
      Season 4 - Episode 15
      When Joy convinces Eddie to visit Simona (guest star Yeagley) for an annual check-up, he catches a nasty head cold before his big interview with a Hindenburg blimp survivor. Meanwhile, Joy can't understand why Simona won't pay her a compliment.
    • The Ring
      Season 1 - Episode 3
      When the Woodcocks and the Starks go out for a thank-you dinner, Joy yearns for more romance from Eddie and asks him why she never received the engagement ring she was promised. With a little help from Jeff, Eddie gives Joy a ring.
    • The Joy of Learning
      Season 4 - Episode 35
      Joy feels inferior for not finishing college, so she decides to hit the books and earn her degree. Although she passes her classes, Eddie isn't satisfied with her grades, and he decides to take matters into his own hands, which leads to Joy getting kicked out of school.
    • Four Neighbors and a Funeral
      Season 2 - Episode 2
      When Eddie and Joy are the only neighbors not included in an elderly neighbor’s funeral, they feel left out. Then, when Joy lands an invitation to sing at the funeral, Eddie goes to the extreme to have a role of his own. Meanwhile, Steph and Jeff argue over Steph’s eulogy.
    • The Perfect Couple
      Season 4 - Episode 14
      When Eddie and Joy befriend Stephen and his wife Simona, Eddie clicks with them right away causing Joy to feel left out. In an effort to win Joy over, Eddie coaches their new friends on her all her likes and dislikes. Meanwhile, Kenny starts a new job as a supermarket sample salesman only to realize that sample distribution can be a competitive biz.moreless
    • Circumdecision
      Season 3 - Episode 6
      Kenny freaks out after losing his swim trunks at a water park and his new girlfriend notices he isn't circumcised. When he decides to go under the knife, Joy is impressed by his efforts to please a girl he hardly knows and badgers Eddie to do more nice things for her. Eddie tries to get Kenny to back out of his decision so he won't have to accompany Joy to six weeks of musicals in the park and takes him to a bris so he can see what circumcision looks like.moreless
    • Cold Case
      Season 4 - Episode 37
      When Joy suspects Eddie of keeping secrets from her, she decides to launch an investigation. Eddie turns to his friends Kenny and Karl for advice, and decides to give Joy a fake story in hopes of appeasing her.
    • Separate Beds
      Season 4 - Episode 2
      Joy and Eddie decide to get separate beds after years of putting up with each other's sleep habits. Meanwhile Eddie's new principal turns out to be a former student with an agenda.
    • Hi Def TV
      Season 4 - Episode 9
      When Eddie buys a high-definition television without checking with Joy first, she decides to join in the spending spree. Meanwhile, Doug suspects he is living on a sitcom.
    • Eddie's Book
      Season 4 - Episode 3
      When Doug's father gives him and Ally a large sum of money, they struggle with the decision to keep it or give it back. Meanwhile, Eddie decides to write a book about the Hindenburg disaster.
    • Family Vacation
      Season 4 - Episode 26
      Eddie and Joy make the wrong impression on a newlywed couple while on vacation and Joy goes out of her way to try and convince the young bride that wedded life is bliss and not how they made it seem. Meanwhile, Kenny and Doug start spending time together, and Allison becomes jealous of their new friendship.moreless
    • Secret Meatball
      Season 3 - Episode 7
      Joy discovers that Eddie has been hiding his favorite meatball-sandwich shop from her. This helps her come to the realization that they can't keep secrets from each other anymore because they've been married so long and seem to know everything about each other. Meanwhile, Steph's comments about her less-than-mysterious marriage prompt Joy to propose that she and Eddie come up with a new secret in hopes of spicing things up.moreless
    • Brother's Keeper
      Season 4 - Episode 30
      With Eddie's brother, Charlie, and his new boyfriend, Terence, coming to visit, Eddie isn't exactly looking forward to a weekend of wine-tasting and antiquing. Much to Eddie's surprise, though, he hits it off with Terence as they both opt to watch football over participating in the planned weekend activities. When Charlie breaks up with Terence, Joy sides with Charlie and ends up questioning her relationship with Eddie.moreless
    • Ally Abroad
      Season 4 - Episode 22
      When Allison's boyfriend Doug is hospitalized, she rushes to his bedside only to be surprised with a proposal. No one is more surprised by their daughter's engagement than Eddie and Joy who plot to put the brakes on wedding planning. Meanwhile, Kenny tries to get Eddie's car repaired without success.
    • The Buffer
      Season 4 - Episode 7
      After Kenny gets kicked out of his apartment by his ex-wife, Tina, Eddie invites him to stay with him and Joy at their house. When Eddie realizes that Joy is a lot nicer when Kenny is around, he tries to get him to stay with them longer, but Kenny's annoying habits have Joy trying desperately to re-connect him and his ex-wife.moreless
    • Sugar Dougie
      Season 3 - Episode 4
      Eddie and Joy's daughter, Allison, comes home from college for a visit. She and her hippie boyfriend argue and decide to break up, which is fine with Eddie until he finds out that Doug is wealthy. Eddie and Joy then try to get the two back together by inviting Doug over for an organic dinner feast. Meanwhile, Kenny just wants them to get back together so he can get his bedroom back.moreless
    • Can't Elope
      Season 4 - Episode 16
      When Joy goes overboard planning Ally and Doug's wedding, Eddie convinces them to elope. Kenny agrees to officiate the ceremony, but when Joy finds out about their plans she persuades Eddie to help her stop the wedding.
    • Independent Action
      Season 4 - Episode 11
      When Eddie attends their annual baseball game date without Joy, they realize that they can have separate lives, but at what cost? Meanwhile, Ally and Doug try to save a tree but end up causing a tree disease epidemic in the neighborhood.
    • Dreamguys
      Season 3 - Episode 3
      When Kenny becomes Joy's new "girlfriend," Eddie feels left out and gets jealous of their girl-talk. In an attempt to feel included, Eddie crashes Joy's '70s-themed work party and sends Joy to the hospital in a disco mishap.
    • Doug and Ally Return
      Season 4 - Episode 1
      Eddie and Joy's free-spirited daughter, Ally, returns from a trek in the Ecuadorian rainforest with her new husband, Doug. When Ally and Doug decide to set up camp in a trailer in the Starks' backyard, they ultimately ruin Eddie's plans for installing a Jacuzzi. Meanwhile, Eddie and Joy attempt to overcome their dislike of Doug and accept him as a member of the family.moreless
    • Joy Ride
      Season 3 - Episode 2
      When Eddie takes his car into the shop, he decides it's time for a new set of wheels and purchases a red convertible sports car. Joy recognizes that Eddie's passion for his new car is part of his mid-life crisis, so in a play for his attention she flirts with her co-worker. Meanwhile, Kenny buys Eddie's old clunker and tricks it.moreless
    • Speed Bumps
      Season 3 - Episode 1
      When Joy can't flirt her way out of her first speeding ticket, she considers buying new lingerie and getting plastic surgery to help her get her "groove" back. Meanwhile, Kenny and Tina continue to fight over custody of their beloved dog, Beyonce.
    • The Wedding
      Season 4 - Episode 21
      It's the night before Ally and Doug's big day, and everyone is nervous about what tomorrow will bring. Consequentially, everyone dreams up a different wedding disaster.
    • Joy's Out of Work
      Season 4 - Episode 8
      When Joy loses her job at the travel agency, she must use her best assets to find work elsewhere. Meanwhile, Eddie takes Doug to his favorite restaurant.