Everybody Loves Raymond

Everybody Loves Raymond Season 1 Episodes

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Episode 1 - Season 1, Episode 1: Pilot

Debra yearns for a peaceful and quiet birthday at home - - with just Raymond. So he tells his parents and brother that there's no party. But Ray gets caught in a lie when his nosy parents and brother show up anyway and catch Raymond and Debra in a compromising position.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        

Episode 1 - Pilot

Debra yearns for a peaceful and quiet birthday at home - - with just Raymond. So he tells his parents and brother that there's no party. But Ray gets caught in a lie when his nosy parents and brother show up anyway and catch Raymond and Debra in a compromising position.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        

Episode 2 - I Love You

Ray's already in the dog house for not showing more affection, but Debra really gets mad when he talks about their problem with his parents. After Ray confesses that he can't say "I love you," the whole family goes overboard until Debra begs him not to share their personal problems with his family anymore.

  

Episode 2 - Season 1, Episode 2: I Love You

Ray's already in the dog house for not showing more affection, but Debra really gets mad when he talks about their problem with his parents. After Ray confesses that he can't say "I love you," the whole family goes overboard until Debra begs him not to share their personal problems with his family anymore.

  

Episode 3 - Season 1, Episode 3: I Wish I Were Gus

As Ray is giving the eulogy at his favorite uncle's, Gus, funeral, his Aunt Alda arrives to rekindle a family feud. Aunt Alda and her sister Marie haven't spoken since Ray and Debra's wedding seven years ago, when Aunt Alda didn't like where she was seated.

  

Episode 3 - I Wish I Were Gus

As Ray is giving the eulogy at his favorite uncle's, Gus, funeral, his Aunt Alda arrives to rekindle a family feud. Aunt Alda and her sister Marie haven't spoken since Ray and Debra's wedding seven years ago, when Aunt Alda didn't like where she was seated.

  

Episode 4 - Season 1, Episode 4: Standard Deviation

When Robert gives Ray and Debra an IQ test as part of his assignment for his criminal psychology class, the results incite subtle competition between them. Meanwhile, Robert informs Ray and Debra that they each scored higher than the other on the test so he can get their reactions for an experiment he is conducting for his class project.

  

Episode 4 - Standard Deviation

When Robert gives Ray and Debra an IQ test as part of his assignment for his criminal psychology class, the results incite subtle competition between them. Meanwhile, Robert informs Ray and Debra that they each scored higher than the other on the test so he can get their reactions for an experiment he is conducting for his class project.

     

Episode 5 - Look, Don't Touch

When Angelina, a waitress at Nemo's, catches Ray's eye, he has a lot of explaining to do to his wife, Debra - especially when Ray accidentally leaves his wallet at Nemo's, and Angelina calls him at home to let him know she found it. But, because he feels guilty about his innocent attraction, Ray denies ever knowing her.

  

Episode 5 - Season 1, Episode 5: Look, Don't Touch

When Angelina, a waitress at Nemo's, catches Ray's eye, he has a lot of explaining to do to his wife, Debra - especially when Ray accidentally leaves his wallet at Nemo's, and Angelina calls him at home to let him know she found it. But, because he feels guilty about his innocent attraction, Ray denies ever knowing her.

  

Episode 6 - Frank the Writer

When Frank gets a few anecdotes published in Reader's Digest, he submits his writing samples to Ray's editor, hoping to get his own column in the newspaper. Frank, feeling he has a new lease on life, convinces Ray to submit his story ideas for the column, which he plans to call "I Was Just Thinking."

  

Episode 6 - Season 1, Episode 6: Frank the Writer

When Frank gets a few anecdotes published in Reader's Digest, he submits his writing samples to Ray's editor, hoping to get his own column in the newspaper. Frank, feeling he has a new lease on life, convinces Ray to submit his story ideas for the column, which he plans to call "I Was Just Thinking."

  

Episode 7 - Season 1, Episode 7: Your Place or Mine?

When Ray's parents stop speaking, Marie moves in with Ray and his family, while Frank enjoys bachelorhood. Debra visits Frank, who's enjoying his life as a free man, and begs him to apologize to Marie - so her mother-in-law will get out of the house.

  

Episode 7 - Your Place or Mine?

When Ray's parents stop speaking, Marie moves in with Ray and his family, while Frank enjoys bachelorhood. Debra visits Frank, who's enjoying his life as a free man, and begs him to apologize to Marie - so her mother-in-law will get out of the house.

  

Episode 8 - In-Laws

When Ray's in-laws come for a visit, he begs his parents to be nice to them and accept their differences even though their lifestyles are worlds apart. Ray admits to his parents that he doesn't always see eye to eye with Debra's folks but manages to fake it.

  

Episode 8 - Season 1, Episode 8: In-Laws

When Ray's in-laws come for a visit, he begs his parents to be nice to them and accept their differences even though their lifestyles are worlds apart. Ray admits to his parents that he doesn't always see eye to eye with Debra's folks but manages to fake it.

  

Episode 9 - Win, Lose, or Draw

Ray gets tired of being treated like a kid at his father's poker game, so he ignores his father's advice and ends up losing all his money. Debra wants Ray to act like a mature adult and ask Frank for his money back, but Ray is too stubborn.

  

Episode 9 - Season 1, Episode 9: Win, Lose, or Draw

Ray gets tired of being treated like a kid at his father's poker game, so he ignores his father's advice and ends up losing all his money. Debra wants Ray to act like a mature adult and ask Frank for his money back, but Ray is too stubborn.

  

Episode 10 - Turkey or Fish

Although Marie has always cooked the traditional turkey for Thanksgiving, Debra decides it's her turn to prepare the holiday meal. However, not wanting to compete with Marie's turkey, she chooses to serve fish - which upsets the apple cart. Marie, feeling threatened when her family thinks Debra's fish idea is perfectly acceptable, decides to bring her own turkey to the dinner party.

  

Episode 10 - Season 1, Episode 10: Turkey or Fish

Although Marie has always cooked the traditional turkey for Thanksgiving, Debra decides it's her turn to prepare the holiday meal. However, not wanting to compete with Marie's turkey, she chooses to serve fish - which upsets the apple cart. Marie, feeling threatened when her family thinks Debra's fish idea is perfectly acceptable, decides to bring her own turkey to the dinner party.

  

Episode 11 - Season 1, Episode 11: Captain Nemo

When Ray's "free" time goes to coaching his basketball team in preparation for the Pizza League championships, he is reminded by Debra that their kids are growing up fast. When Robert is forced out as captain of Nemo's basketball team, Ray gets the title and the opportunity to lead his team to victory.

  

Episode 11 - Captain Nemo

When Ray's "free" time goes to coaching his basketball team in preparation for the Pizza League championships, he is reminded by Debra that their kids are growing up fast. When Robert is forced out as captain of Nemo's basketball team, Ray gets the title and the opportunity to lead his team to victory.

  

Episode 12 - The Ball

When Ray discovers, after many years, that the autographed Mickey Mantle ball he got as a kid from his father isn't authentic, he begins to doubt if anyone actually tells the truth. Feeling hurt, Ray decides to tell Ally the truth about Santa Claus. But when two familiar looking Santas unexpectedly show up at the house to surprise Ally, she's even more confused about the truth.

  

Episode 12 - Season 1, Episode 12: The Ball

When Ray discovers, after many years, that the autographed Mickey Mantle ball he got as a kid from his father isn't authentic, he begins to doubt if anyone actually tells the truth. Feeling hurt, Ray decides to tell Ally the truth about Santa Claus. But when two familiar looking Santas unexpectedly show up at the house to surprise Ally, she's even more confused about the truth.

  

Episode 13 - Debra's Sick

With Debra and the kids sick, Ray tries to juggle the responsibilities of home and work and ends up with chaos and an aborted meeting with ex-Pittsburgh Steeler quarterback Terry Bradshaw. Bradshaw, who is considering Ray as the ghost writer for his biography, agrees to meet with him at the pediatrician's office.

  

Episode 13 - Season 1, Episode 13: Debra's Sick

With Debra and the kids sick, Ray tries to juggle the responsibilities of home and work and ends up with chaos and an aborted meeting with ex-Pittsburgh Steeler quarterback Terry Bradshaw. Bradshaw, who is considering Ray as the ghost writer for his biography, agrees to meet with him at the pediatrician's office.

  

Episode 14 - Who's Handsome?

Robert is reluctant to go on a date because he's insecure about his appearance, so when Debra tells him he's attractive, Ray starts feeling insecure about his own looks. So, Ray decides to get a head to toe make-over to impress Debra, including a fake tan like George Hamilton.

  

Episode 14 - Season 1, Episode 14: Who's Handsome?

Robert is reluctant to go on a date because he's insecure about his appearance, so when Debra tells him he's attractive, Ray starts feeling insecure about his own looks. So, Ray decides to get a head to toe make-over to impress Debra, including a fake tan like George Hamilton.

  

Episode 15 - The Car

Debra, already annoyed at getting stuck driving the old car Ray bought from his parents, really gets upset when she discovers that is was his old "make out mobile." Robert mistakenly blurts out that it's the car where Ray first "got lucky" as a teenager.

  

Episode 15 - Season 1, Episode 15: The Car

Debra, already annoyed at getting stuck driving the old car Ray bought from his parents, really gets upset when she discovers that is was his old "make out mobile." Robert mistakenly blurts out that it's the car where Ray first "got lucky" as a teenager.

  

Episode 16 - Season 1, Episode 16: Diamonds

When Ray discovers that the diamond in Debra's wedding ring is a fake, he finds a way to steal the ring so he can replace the stone, unaware that she replaced the diamond with a real one after their wedding.

  

Episode 16 - Diamonds

When Ray discovers that the diamond in Debra's wedding ring is a fake, he finds a way to steal the ring so he can replace the stone, unaware that she replaced the diamond with a real one after their wedding.

  

Episode 17 - Season 1, Episode 17: The Game

When Ray and his family play a game of "Scruples" after their cable goes out and they have nothing but time on their hands, they find themselves arguing about honesty. To make matters worse, when Ray complains to the cable company about the disruption in service, he is informed that he has an illegal hookup.

  

Episode 17 - The Game

When Ray and his family play a game of "Scruples" after their cable goes out and they have nothing but time on their hands, they find themselves arguing about honesty. To make matters worse, when Ray complains to the cable company about the disruption in service, he is informed that he has an illegal hookup.

  

Episode 18 - Recovering Pessimist

When Debra tries to change Ray's pessimistic attitude about winning the "Sports Writer of the Year Award," he agrees to change his ways and become more upbeat - - and suffers the downside of being the only optimist in his family. When Ray finally starts feeling good about himself and his recent accomplishments, his family is surprised by the change in his personality.

  

Episode 18 - Season 1, Episode 18: Recovering Pessimist

When Debra tries to change Ray's pessimistic attitude about winning the "Sports Writer of the Year Award," he agrees to change his ways and become more upbeat - - and suffers the downside of being the only optimist in his family. When Ray finally starts feeling good about himself and his recent accomplishments, his family is surprised by the change in his personality.

  

Episode 19 - Season 1, Episode 19: The Dog

Ray brings home a stray bulldog that reminds him of the dog he had to give up as a boy due to his allergies, but his brother Robert bonds with the animal and the siblings then have to decide who gets to keep him.

  

Episode 19 - The Dog

Ray brings home a stray bulldog that reminds him of the dog he had to give up as a boy due to his allergies, but his brother Robert bonds with the animal and the siblings then have to decide who gets to keep him.

  

Episode 20 - Neighbors

When Frank's late-night buzz sawing and Marie's persistent meddling bother the neighborhood, they meet with Ray to discuss how he'll inform his parents of their complaints. When Frank and Marie show up unexpectedly at Ray's house, they assume that Ray planned the meeting to talk about them behind their backs.

  

Episode 20 - Season 1, Episode 20: Neighbors

When Frank's late-night buzz sawing and Marie's persistent meddling bother the neighborhood, they meet with Ray to discuss how he'll inform his parents of their complaints. When Frank and Marie show up unexpectedly at Ray's house, they assume that Ray planned the meeting to talk about them behind their backs.

  

Episode 21 - Season 1, Episode 21: Fascinatin' Debra

When Debra is being interviewed by a psychotherapist for a book on the American family, the doctor discovers that Ray and his family are more fascinating, in a quirky way, than she is. When Debra complains to Ray that she is too "normal and boring," he accidentally spills the beans to his family.

  

Episode 21 - Fascinatin' Debra

When Debra is being interviewed by a psychotherapist for a book on the American family, the doctor discovers that Ray and his family are more fascinating, in a quirky way, than she is. When Debra complains to Ray that she is too "normal and boring," he accidentally spills the beans to his family.

  

Episode 22 - Season 1, Episode 22: Why Are We Here?

Debra gets fed up with Ray's family intruding in her life, they both reminisce abouWhent how quiet life used to be in their old apartment miles away from his family. Ray reminds Debra that he never wanted to move closer to his parents because he knew they would make pesky in-laws.

  

Episode 22 - Why Are We Here?

When Debra gets fed up with Ray's family intruding in her life, they both reminisce about how quiet life used to be in their old apartment miles away from his family. Ray reminds Debra that he never wanted to move closer to his parents because he knew they would make pesky in-laws.

  

Episode 23 - Season 2, Episode 1: Ray's on TV

Ray is devastated when he discovers his family lied to him about his television debut on a sports chat show. When he gets a second chance to appear on the show, his family decides it's time they gave him some pointers on how to correct his awkwardness with certain words.

  

Episode 24 - Season 2, Episode 2: Father Knows Least

Ray gets to use the "active technique" he and Debra learned in parenting class on his parents when their stubbornness goes too far. Ray doesn't realize how much he's mastered the technique learned in class until he uses his skills first on his parents and then on Ally, both with surprising results.

  

Episode 25 - Season 2, Episode 3: Brother

At the urging of his parents, Ray takes his brother, Robert, out for a night on the town. But  when Robert wants to get in touch with Ray's "feelings" Ray gets a little uncomfortable with  "this brotherly bonding thing." Ray is left wondering if his goodwill gesture was really such a good idea after all.

  

Episode 26 - Season 2, Episode 4: Mozart

When Ally decides to stop taking piano lessons from her Grandma Marie, Ray tries to teach her an important lesson about not quitting by resuming the lessons he took from his mother 25 years earlier. When Ray sits down at the piano with his mother again, it brings back many fond childhood memories of the nice times they shared at the piano.

  

Episode 27 - Season 2, Episode 5: Golf

When Ray tricks Debra into letting him play golf, his guilt manifests itself in an anxiety attack on the golf course and his doctor diagnoses a bad case of stress with the remedy being - - to play more golf.

  

Episode 28 - Season 2, Episode 6: Anniversary

At a big surprise party for Frank and Marie's 40th wedding anniversary, Raymond is shocked to learn that his parents were once separated for a year and might have gotten divorced if Frank hadn't returned home to help with Ray's broken arm. After the initial shock wears off, Ray starts to wonder if it's his fault that his parents are together and miserable.

  

Episode 29 - Season 2, Episode 7: Working Late Again

When Debra fears that Ray is hiding out at work because he doesn't want to spend time at home with the family, she asks him to start working from home - - but things don't turn out the way she planned.

  

Episode 30 - Season 2, Episode 8: The Children's Book

Sick of reading Ally the same stories night after night and in the mood to be a little creative, Debra decides to try her hand at writing a children's book. Feeling great about doing something other than being a mom, she invites Raymond to write the story with her.

  

Episode 31 - Season 2, Episode 9: The Gift

Ray is feeling guilty about only getting his dad a card for his 65th birthday. So, he makes up for it by buying Frank a beautiful, gigantic aquarium. At first Frank adores the gift, but after one fish dies, he starts to hate it.

  

Episode 32 - Season 2, Episode 10: High School

At Debra's insistence, Ray reluctantly takes her to his 20th high school reunion, and it's even worse than he expected. It turns out that Debra is "one of them" - - the cool people who hated him and used to throw him into the girl's bathroom. Depressed about being unmasked as a "nerd," Ray tries to deal with the "mixed" marriage.

  

Episode 33 - Season 2, Episode 11: The Letter

When Marie crashes and ultimately ruins her Tupperware party, Debra decides that the day has finally come to tell Ray's mom she can't stand her being so critical, intrusive, and overbearing - - and she takes pen to paper. Horrified by thinking what this could cause, Ray does everything in his power to intercept the letter.

  

Episode 34 - Season 2, Episode 12: All I Want for Christmas

All Ray wants for Christmas is a little loving from his wife and he's willing to try anything and everything to have his holiday wish come true. Ray has tried just about everything to get Debra "in the mood" and his dream comes true when she finally falls victim to his boyish charm on Christmas morning.

  

Episode 35 - Season 2, Episode 13: Civil War

Feeling left out when he thinks that his father selectively asked his brother to join a Civil War re-enactment, Ray voluntarily enlists for the Battle of Gettysburg. As the men prepare for Battle, a funny thing happens and Ray is finally able to tell Frank that he wishes they did more together.

  

Episode 36 - Season 2, Episode 14: Mia Famiglia

When Ray's "Zia Sarina" comes to visit all the way from Italy to help Ally with a school project on family trees, he's thrilled to finally meet a relative whom the whole family likes. She is instantly adored by her American family for her way with Pizza and Old World charm.

  

Episode 37 - Season 2, Episode 15: Marie's Meatballs

When Raymond chooses his mother's spaghetti and meatballs over his wife's lemon chicken, Debra gets upset. With good intentions, Ray asks his mom to give Debra cooking lessons. Although Marie and Debra have fun in the kitchen, the meatballs lead Marie to believe that it's only her cooking that keeps Ray coming by

  

Episode 38 - Season 2, Episode 16: The Checkbook

When Raymond takes over the family checkbook to prove to Debra how "easy it can be" to balance it, he discovers he is no accountant. After he quickly runs out of money and starts bouncing checks, he tries to hide the truth from Debra and winds up entangled in a mess of lies.

  

Episode 39 - Season 2, Episode 17: The Ride-Along

When Raymond goes on a citizen's ride along in his brother's patrol car and sees Robert risk his life during a hold-up, he gains a new respect for him. Spending a shift in the back of Robert's patrol car bores Ray at first and he wonders why he even bothered putting on a bullet-proof vest.

  

Episode 40 - Season 2, Episode 18: The Family Bed

When Ally, claiming that there are monsters in her room, insists on sleeping in her parent's bed, Ray and Debra do everything they can to slay the monsters so they can get a good night's sleep. A sleep deprived Raymond wonders where the How to Grow a Kid book is when he needs it, especially when Ally still refuses to sleep in her own bed alone.

  

Episode 41 - Season 2, Episode 19: Good Girls

Debra discovers that her mother-in -law, Marie, likes Robert's girlfriend, Amy, better than she likes her because Amy is a "good girl." When Robert accidentally lets it slip to Marie that Amy is a virgin, Marie is thrilled to pieces. Jealous of the attention Amy is receiving from Marie, Raymond minimizes Debra's premarital activities, leading his mother to believe that Debra was a "good girl" too.

  

Episode 42 - Season 2, Episode 20: T-Ball

Debra brings an "unapproved snack" to Ally's T-ball game and Ray doesn't stand up for her--prominently displaying his fear of being disliked. Debra had no idea that pretzels were not on the "approved snack list" in the orientation packet for Ally's team. And, as a mom juggling three children under the age of 7, she doesn't have time to cater.

  

Episode 43 - Season 2, Episode 21: Traffic School

When Robert's traffic school students complain that his class causes severe insomnia, he practices on members of his family -- who turn out to be even tougher critics. Asserting that "driving is a privilege, not a right," Robert uses teaching methods that leave his students cold -- and bored.

  

Episode 44 - Season 2, Episode 22: Six Feet Under

Debra tries to teach Raymond how to have a "normal" mid-life crisis, like everyone else, after he starts planning his burial. Triggered by the realization that he's shrinking and is no longer six feet tall, Raymond begins to go through a mid-life crisis.

  

Episode 45 - Season 2, Episode 23: The Garage Sale

When Debra gives away all the "baby stuff" at a family garage sale, Ray gets upset that she doesn't want to have any more children. Ray is surprised to hear that Debra just assumed they were finished having children.

  

Episode 46 - Season 2, Episode 24: The Wedding, Pt. 1

After Raymond asks Debra why she ever married him, they take a walk back in time -- to the very beginning of it all. Raymond is very, very nervous. He's about to propose to his lovely girlfriend Debra and nothing is going right. But when he finally pops the big question, she accepts, the families celebrate and all is well. At least for five minutes. Then the "nervous" turns into "pure fear" when Ray wonders if she really wants to marry him for love -- or if it's just for the elaborate wedding she's been planning since she was twelve.

  

Episode 47 - Season 2, Episode 25: The Wedding, Pt. 2

Ray fears that Debra is more interested in the wedding than in him. With wedding plans in "runaway train" mode, Ray feels lost amid the endless discussion of veils, bands, appetizers, and wedding vows. He is convinced that he is but a pawn in Debra's dream wedding fantasy.

  

Episode 48 - Season 3, Episode 1: The Invasion

When Ray's house is tented for termites, he moves his entire family into his parent's house and gives Frank and Marie a taste of their own medicine. Marie's initial excitement that "Raymond has come home!" quickly fades when the world's greatest home intruders start to feel intruded upon.

  

Episode 49 - Season 3, Episode 2: Driving Frank

After Frank has one accident too many, Debra decides that the kids can't ride with him anymore, which makes Raymond realize that his dad is getting older. Not only did Frank back into Robert's patrol car, but further investigation reveals that his driver's license is expired!

  

Episode 50 - Season 3, Episode 3: The Sitter

Feeling overwhelmed with her responsibilities, Debra decides to get a babysitter. But when Lisa, the babysitter, becomes the smash hit at "Space Station Barone" with her alien-catching games and endless energy, Debra develops into a jealous mother. To become the kids' favorite again, Debra replaces the babysitter with Grandma.

  

Episode 51 - Season 3, Episode 4: Getting Even

After Raymond begrudgingly agrees to be the auctioneer at the Our Lady of Faith School auction for new playground equipment, he's pleasantly surprised with the laughs he gets at Debra's expense. Debra warns him that she's going to get even, and then retracts her threat.

  

Episode 52 - Season 3, Episode 5: The Visit

When Debra's mother comes to visit the family for a week, Debra finds herself shocked to discover that she wishes her mom were more like Marie. Debra's highly anticipated week of "quality time" with her mom, Lois, and the family quickly turns into a big disappointment when her mother seems more interested in the Renoir exhibit and her crossword puzzles than in Debra, Ray and the children.

  

Episode 53 - Season 3, Episode 6: Halloween Candy

After Debra suggests that she might be more consistently romantic if she weren't in charge of the birth control, Ray decides to make the drastic move of "cutting the wires." But after a discussion with Robert, and other top "medical experts" he chickens out, but does muster enough bravery to go to the drugstore and buy "the stuff."

  

Episode 54 - Season 3, Episode 7: Moving Out

Feeling pathetic because he lives with his parents, Robert finally musters up the courage to move out on his own. Encouraged by Ray, and much to his parents' horror, Robert packs up his bags, takes his dog and moves into a garage apartment. But the move affects the family more than they anticipated.

  

Episode 55 - Season 3, Episode 8: The Article

It has always been Raymond's life long dream to get an article published in Sports Illustrated. So when his friend Andy, the "stat guy" and novice sportswriter, sells a piece to the magazine, Ray is devastated. Instead of being happy for Andy, he's only unhappy for himself.

  

Episode 56 - Season 3, Episode 9: The Lone Barone

Raymond is in a bad mood. Forced to wait home all day for the delivery guy to bring Debra's new curtains, he can't go out and play golf and laments to his brother that marriage is like a prison. So when Amy breaks up with Robert after he says he cannot commit right now, everyone blames Raymond for ruining his brother's life.

  

Episode 57 - Season 3, Episode 10: No Fat

Since Debra's parents will be out of the country on Thanksgiving Day -- in Turkey -- Debra, Ray and the kids make plans to spend the holiday at Frank and Marie's house. But their dreams of turkey with sausage stuffing and yams with marshmallows on top are quickly shattered by Marie's new heart-healthy diet.

  

Episode 58 - Season 3, Episode 11: The Apartment

Everywhere Ray looks, beautiful, sexy women are coming out of the woodwork to stop by and say "hi" to new tenant Robert. It's the best looking "welcome wagon" Ray has ever seen. Unbeknownst to Debra, who believes him when he tells her that the brotherly visits are an attempt to cheer up a lonely, homesick Robert, Ray is having the time of his life.

  

Episode 59 - Season 3, Episode 12: The Toaster

Ray is overjoyed by the reaction he is getting from friends and family who received a personalized "Barone" toaster from him as a gift -- even Debra's pretentious parents are thrilled with it. But, having heard nothing from his parents, Ray confronts Frank and Marie, the two people whose approval matters most, and is amazed beyond belief to hear what they did with the gift.

  

Episode 60 - Season 3, Episode 13: Ping Pong

To settle the score -- and maintain his dignity -- Ray challenges Frank to a winner take all ping pong match after Frank reveals that he purposely threw a childhood match so that Ray would finally beat him.

  

Episode 61 - Season 3, Episode 14: Pants on Fire

When Marie discovers that Ray held an unchaperoned, wild party at their home some 20 years ago, she is hurt and disappointed that her beloved Ray would have lied to her. Unable to forgive or forget, Marie can no longer put Ray on a pedestal. He's been bumped for big brother Robert -- and it's killing Ray.

  

Episode 62 - Season 3, Episode 15: Robert's Date

Robert's entire demeanor changes when he starts clubbing with his patrol partner, Judy, and her friends. When he starts using expressions such as "This is so whack" and "I'm down with it" and showing up in mustard colored suits, Ray and the rest of the family find it hard to believe the extent to which Robert will go to fit in with his new friends.

  

Episode 63 - Season 3, Episode 16: Frank's Tribute

Frank is elected "Man of the Year" down at the Lodge and a reluctant Ray and Robert are enlisted to prepare his tribute. When they show up at the Lodge to interview Frank's friends for the testimonial video, they're more than a little shocked by the intense passion behind the guy's comments about their father.

  

Episode 64 - Season 3, Episode 17: Cruising with Marie

Just as Frank and Marie are about to embark on a high seas vacation, Frank hurts his knee and Ray, not wanting to disappoint his mother, agrees to accompany her on the Caribbean cruise. It's endless hours of shuffleboard and bingo and an extremely cramped cabin for two that can barely fit one.

  

Episode 65 - Season 3, Episode 18: Ray Home Alone

When Debra and the kids go away for the weekend, Ray is forced to confront the real reason he doesn't want to stay home alone. What should have been a couple of days of bachelor living and freedom from responsibility for Ray instead turns into a harrowing experience.

  

Episode 66 - Season 3, Episode 19: Big Shots

Trying to impress Robert when they visit the Baseball Hall of Fame in Cooperstown, Ray uses his "weight" as a sports writer for Newsday to jump to the front of the line to meet the members of the '69 Miracle New York Mets. Members of the '69 World Champion Mets appear as themselves.

  

Episode 67 - Season 3, Episode 20: Move Over

When Ray confides to Debra that her constant need to cuddle and "be on top of him" when they are sleeping is causing him too many sleepless nights, Debra is more than happy to comply with his request to give him his space in bed.

  

Episode 68 - Season 3, Episode 21: The Getaway

Debra and Ray feel tremendous pressure to show each other a good time on a romantic weekend getaway in Vermont. From the moment they set foot in the quaint bed and breakfast, it's apparent that Debra and Ray are trying a bit too hard for this to be a perfect weekend.

  

Episode 69 - Season 3, Episode 22: Working Girl

When Debra gets a part-time job in the big city, an unhappy Ray is left to fend for himself -- and Marie is left wondering what's to become of the children, the house and her beloved son now that they will be neglected.

  

Episode 70 - Season 3, Episode 23: Be Nice

When Ray babysits for the kids at the park and Debra sees how sweet and helpful he is towards the other mothers, she demands to know why she does not receive the same treatment. Ray, on the other hand, wants to know why Debra is always so critical of him.

  

Episode 71 - Season 3, Episode 24: Dancing with Debra

After Ray urges Debra to go swing dancing with Robert (letting himself off the hook), he can't believe how infatuated the two become with their new hobby -- and it's starting to tick him off. Meanwhile, Ray sees a side of Marie that he never fully expected.

  

Episode 72 - Season 3, Episode 25: Robert Moves Back

When Robert and Amy get caught alone by some of Robert's fellow apartment tenants, they are desperate to find someplace, any place, where they can have some time to themselves. Ray comes to the rescue, at Debra's urging, by allowing Robert to move into their basement for awhile.

  

Episode 73 - Season 3, Episode 26: How They Met

Memories of how they first met flood back when Ray and Debra prepare Ally for her first play date with a little boy. The first time Ray and Debra laid eyes on each other; their first kiss; the first time Marie met her future daughter-in-law (and what she thought of her!).

  

Episode 74 - Season 4, Episode 1: Boob Job

Debra is upset when she sees Ray's reaction to her friend's "new and improved" breasts.

  

Episode 75 - Season 4, Episode 2: The Can Opener

Everyone in the family takes sides when Ray and Debra have an argument.

  

Episode 76 - Season 4, Episode 3: You Bet

Everyone questions Frank's radical change in behavior.

  

Episode 77 - Season 4, Episode 4: Sex Talk

Ray and Debra are discouraged when they realize their sex life isn't what it used to be.

  

Episode 78 - Season 4, Episode 5: The Will

Ray and Debra must decide who would make the best guardians for their children.

  

Episode 79 - Season 4, Episode 6: The Sister

Debra is upset when her sister decides to become...a sister.

  

Episode 80 - Season 4, Episode 7: Cousin Gerard

Debra points out how alike Ray and his annoying cousin are.

  

Episode 81 - Season 4, Episode 8: Debra's Workout

Ray is bewildered when Debra starts initiating sex more.

  

Episode 82 - Season 4, Episode 9: No Thanks

Debra is intent on finding a way to improve her relationship with Marie.

  

Episode 83 - Season 4, Episode 10: Left Back

Ray is shocked to discover that he was left back in school.

  

Episode 84 - Season 4, Episode 11: The Christmas Picture

Ray believes he has found the ultimate Christmas gift for his parents.

  

Episode 85 - Season 4, Episode 12: What's with Robert?

Debra raises the notion that Robert may be gay.

  

Episode 86 - Season 4, Episode 13: Bully on the Bus

Ray and Debra learn that Ally has been bullying another child.

  

Episode 87 - Season 4, Episode 14: Prodigal Son

Everyone gets on Ray's case because he's doesn't go to Mass.

  

Episode 88 - Season 4, Episode 15: Robert's Rodeo

Ray feels tremendous guilt when he cancels plans with Robert.

  

Episode 89 - Season 4, Episode 16: The Tenth Anniversary

Debra discovers that Ray taped over their wedding video.

  

Episode 90 - Season 4, Episode 17: Hackidu

Ray screws up a "Hackidu" (a la Pokemon) trade for his daughter.

  

Episode 91 - Season 4, Episode 18: Debra Makes Something Good

Debra finally creates a dish that everyone likes.

  

Episode 92 - Season 4, Episode 19: Marie and Frank's New Friends

Ray and Debra devise a plan to push Frank and Marie into making friends.

  

Episode 93 - Season 4, Episode 20: Alone Time

Ray finds it hard to understand why Debra needs her "alone time."

  

Episode 94 - Season 4, Episode 21: Someone's Cranky

Robert is driving everyone crazy with his nasty behavior.

  

Episode 95 - Season 4, Episode 22: Bad Moon Rising

Ray's attempts to alleviate Debra's PMS moodiness only make her more irritable.

  

Episode 96 - Season 4, Episode 23: Confronting the Attacker

After losing his nerve, Robert quits the police force.

  

Episode 97 - Season 4, Episode 24: Robert's Divorce

The Barones reminisce about the demise of Robert's marriage.

  

Episode 98 - Season 5, Episode 1: Italy, Pt. 1

Marie surprises the family with the news that she's treating them all to a vacation. Part 1 of 2.

  

Episode 99 - Season 5, Episode 2: Italy, Pt. 2

Marie surprises the family with the news that she's treating them all to a vacation. Part 2 of 2.

  

Episode 100 - Season 5, Episode 3: The Wallpaper

Ray kicks his parents out of his house.

  

Episode 101 - Season 5, Episode 4: Meant to Be

Robert finds himself choosing between three women.

  

Episode 102 - Season 5, Episode 5: Pet Cemetery

Ray inadvertently commits "petslaughter" on Ally's hamster.

  

Episode 103 - Season 5, Episode 6: The Author

The competition between Ray and Robert reaches an all-time high.

  

Episode 104 - Season 5, Episode 7: The Walk to the Door

Ray is mortified when he meets a girl he dated 25 years earlier.

  

Episode 105 - Season 5, Episode 8: Young Girl

All hell breaks loose when Robert starts dating a girl half his age.

  

Episode 106 - Season 5, Episode 9: Fighting In-Laws

Debra discovers that her seemingly contented parents are not happy.

  

Episode 107 - Season 5, Episode 10: The Sneeze

Ray fears that he is going to come down with something dreadful.

  

Episode 108 - Season 5, Episode 11: Christmas Present

Ray buys Debra an elaborate Christmas gift.

  

Episode 109 - Season 5, Episode 12: What Good Are You?

Ray questions his manliness.

  

Episode 110 - Season 5, Episode 13: Super Bowl

Ray must choose who will accompany him to the Super Bowl.

  

Episode 111 - Season 5, Episode 14: Ray's Journal

Ray is mortified when he realizes that Marie used to read his journal.

  

Episode 112 - Season 5, Episode 15: Silent Partners

Debra realizes that her and Ray, no longer have anything to say to one another.

  

Episode 113 - Season 5, Episode 16: Fairies

Ray is upset when he discovers that his twins, are playing fairies in the school play.

  

Episode 114 - Season 5, Episode 17: Stefania Arrives

Robert gets a surprise visit from Stefania.

  

Episode 115 - Season 5, Episode 18: Humm Vac

Ray purchases a new state-of-the-art vacuum cleaner.

  

Episode 116 - Season 5, Episode 19: The Canister

Tempers flare when Marie accuses Debra of not returning a canister.

  

Episode 117 - Season 5, Episode 20: Net Worth

Debra becomes angry when Ray contributes $1,000 to his friends' scheme.

  

Episode 118 - Season 5, Episode 21: Let's Fix Robert

Marie wants to understand why Robert can't commit to a relationship.

  

Episode 119 - Season 5, Episode 22: Say Uncle

Ray realizes that his kids would rather spend time with Robert than with him.

  

Episode 120 - Season 5, Episode 23: Separation

Debra learns that her parents are planning to separate.

  

Episode 121 - Season 5, Episode 24: Frank Paints the House

Frank offers to paint Ray and Debra's house, but refuses to paint it the color they want.

  

Episode 122 - Season 5, Episode 25: Ally's Birth

Ray realizes how grown up and independent his daughter has become.

  

Episode 123 - Season 6, Episode 1: The Angry Family

The bickering between Ray, Debra, and his parents is having an effect on Michael.

  

Episode 124 - Season 6, Episode 2: No Roll!

Ray and Debra sit down to play "Sensuoopoly."

  

Episode 125 - Season 6, Episode 3: Odd Man Out

Frank forces Marco to choose either Marie or him as a friend.

  

Episode 126 - Season 6, Episode 4: Ray's Ring

Debra decides to take matters into her own hands when Ray loses his ring.

  

Episode 127 - Season 6, Episode 5: Marie's Sculpture

Ray and Debra are horrified when Marie presents them with a sculpture she made.

  

Episode 128 - Season 6, Episode 6: Frank Goes Downstairs

After hurting themselves during a tryst, Ray and Debra lie about their injuries.

  

Episode 129 - Season 6, Episode 7: Jealous Robert

Ray urges Debra and Marie to mind their own business.

  

Episode 130 - Season 6, Episode 8: It's Supposed to Be Fun

Ray is mortified when Geoff has trouble getting the hang of the game.

  

Episode 131 - Season 6, Episode 9: Older Women

Debra is thrilled that both her parents have agreed to have Thanksgiving dinner with the Barones.

  

Episode 132 - Season 6, Episode 10: Raybert

Robert meets a beautiful woman who is a big fan of Ray Barone's sports column.

  

Episode 133 - Season 6, Episode 11: The Kicker

Frank catches a football from a record setting field goal.

  

Episode 134 - Season 6, Episode 12: Season's Greetings

Marie receives a letter from a relative detailing how wonderful her life is.

  

Episode 135 - Season 6, Episode 13: Tissues

Debra agrees to let Ray be more involved in the daily decision making.

  

Episode 136 - Season 6, Episode 14: Snow Day

Marie reveals her true feelings for Debra.

  

Episode 137 - Season 6, Episode 15: Cookies

Ray's parents' house is targeted by Troup Leader Peggy and her daughter.

  

Episode 138 - Season 6, Episode 16: Lucky Suit

Robert is ecstatic when he is recommended for the FBI job.

  

Episode 139 - Season 6, Episode 17: The Skit

Ray and Debra do a dead-on impersonation of Frank and Marie.

  

Episode 140 - Season 6, Episode 18: The Breakup Tape

Debra wants to know why Ray saved a gift for his college girlfriend.

  

Episode 141 - Season 6, Episode 19: Talk to Your Daughter

Ray is totally unprepared for Ally's line of questions.

  

Episode 142 - Season 6, Episode 20: A Vote for Debra

Ray votes against Debra for school president.

  

Episode 143 - Season 6, Episode 21: Call Me Mom

Ray wants Debra to start calling Marie "mom."

  

Episode 144 - Season 6, Episode 22: Mother's Day

Debra takes offense when Marie accuses her of being rude.

  

Episode 145 - Season 6, Episode 23: The Bigger Person

Debra goes out of her way to ensure that Ray doesn't spend time with his mother.

  

Episode 146 - Season 6, Episode 24: The First Time

Ray and Debra fondly recall the first night they spent together.

  

Episode 147 - Season 7, Episode 1: The Cult

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 "Pathway" meeting -- a group seeking the path to inner peace and unlocking one's potential.

  

Episode 148 - Season 7, Episode 2: Counseling

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.

  

Episode 149 - Season 7, Episode 3: Homework

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, he goes to the one person he knows will help him with his homework...Marie.

  

Episode 150 - Season 7, Episode 4: Pet the Bunny

When the twins doodle on the back of Ray's eulogy and then give it to Marie and Frank, Ray attempts to recover the kids pictures before Frank finds out what he did. After Marie confides she saw the eulogy and is upset that Ray didn't write one for her, Ray explains he wrote Frank's because he wanted to see if he could paint a softer picture of his father.

  

Episode 151 - Season 7, Episode 5: Who Am I?

After Ray and Debra spend an evening apart, Ray admits he no longer enjoys his juvenile pursuits with his friends. Thrilled that Ray is finally growing up, Debra invites him to attend a book reading where Ray winds up falling asleep.

  

Episode 152 - Season 7, Episode 6: Robert Needs Money

After deciding to lend Robert $1,000 when he complains he's struggling with finances, Ray and Debra are surprised when Robert uses the money for a vacation to Las Vegas. After Robert resists taking the money, because he's concerned he can't pay it back, Ray and Debra insist it's a gift.

  

Episode 153 - Season 7, Episode 7: The Sigh

Debra indicates she's tired of sharing all her space with Ray, so he decides to give her exclusive use of their bathroom. Waiting to take a shower in the kids' bathroom, Ray realizes he's made a huge mistake when he finds puddles on the floor and the medicine cabinet overrun with action figures.

  

Episode 154 - Season 7, Episode 8: The Annoying Kid

Ray and Debra are excited to have finally met a couple, Neil and Lauren, who are just like them, but Ray starts having mixed feelings when their son, Spencer, wreaks havoc around the Barone household.

  

Episode 155 - Season 7, Episode 9: She's the One

Robert is excited because he's dating a great new woman, and hints to Ray and Debra that she might even be "The One." When Ray and Debra invite Robert and Angela over for dinner, the evening is wonderful until Ray sees Angela do something really strange.

  

Episode 156 - Season 7, Episode 10: Marie's Vision

While Raymond, Robert and Frank don't want to bring up the fact that Marie is having vision trouble, Debra decides to level with her and suggests she visit an eye doctor.

  

Episode 157 - Season 7, Episode 11: The Thought That Counts

When Raymond lies and tells Debra that he's already bought her an incredibly thoughtful Christmas present, he frantically tries to figure out what to get. In a fit of desperation, Ray turns to someone in his family who winds up knowing more about his wife than he does.

  

Episode 158 - Season 7, Episode 12: Grandpa Steals

Frank must find a way to fix his image with Ally when she catches him "sampling" some trail mix at the supermarket. After Ally sees Frank get into an argument with the assistant produce manager, Debra tells Ray to talk to Frank about the incident.

  

Episode 159 - Season 7, Episode 13: Somebody Hates Raymond

When Ray's friend, Andy, gets a job booking guests for a local sports radio show, Ray offers to appear as a guest, only to find out that the show's host, Jerry Musso, hates him.

  

Episode 160 - Season 7, Episode 14: Just a Formality

Robert finally decides to propose to Amy. Robert confides his decision to Raymond and then convinces Ray to accompany him to meet Amy's ultra-conservative parents. Chris Elliott plays Amy's brother; Fred Willard and Georgina Engel play Amy's parents.

  

Episode 161 - Season 7, Episode 15: The Disciplinarian

Tired of being labeled the "evil witch" around the house, Debra convinces Ray that it's his turn to discipline the kids. While leaving to take Ally to a Frontier Girls meeting, Debra tells Ray that he must force the twins to clean up their room or they can't go out and play.

  

Episode 162 - Season 7, Episode 16: Sweet Charity

Ray starts spending less time at home when he volunteers at a hospital and becomes a hit with the patients. After Debra forces Ray to do some charity work at a local hospital, he winds up enjoying himself because the patients treat him like he's a celebrity.

  

Episode 163 - Season 7, Episode 17: Meeting the Parents

Robert is caught in a compromising position by Amy's parents when they arrive unexpectedly at her apartment. After encountering another awkward moment with Robert, Amy's parents try to dissuade their daughter from marrying him, only to wind up coming to blows with Marie and Frank.

  

Episode 164 - Season 7, Episode 18: The Plan

When Robert is put in charge of selecting his wedding invitations, Ray suggests he intentionally botch the assignment so that Amy will let Robert off the hook with their wedding plans. After convincing Robert to write a horrible version so that Amy will relieve him of wedding duties, Ray's plan backfires when Amy tells Robert that their planner mailed them out.

  

Episode 165 - Season 7, Episode 19: Sleepover at Peggy's

Raymond is horrified when he thinks his "cookie nemesis" flirted with him. When Debra is too sick to take Ally to a sleepover, Ray reluctantly agrees to take her despite the fact he must come face to face with Peggy, the mom who physically assaulted him during the last cookie drive.

  

Episode 166 - Season 7, Episode 20: Who's Next?

Debra gets annoyed with Ray when he seems pleased that she's picked one of her attractive friends to replace her if she dies. When Marie informs them an elderly neighbor, Rose Caputo, passed away, Frank wonders why Marie is taking the news so hard and she reveals she had chosen Rose to "replace" her.

  

Episode 167 - Season 7, Episode 21: The Shower

Debra gives a bridal shower for Amy, but her good intentions get sidetracked by Marie's overzealous participation. When Marie attempts to "take over" Amy's wedding shower, Debra gets upset and yells at her, prompting Marie to leave in a huff.

  

Episode 168 - Season 7, Episode 22: Baggage

Ray and Debra wind up in a two-week standoff over a suitcase. 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.

  

Episode 169 - Season 7, Episode 23: The Bachelor Party

Debra and Marie give Raymond a guilt trip when they find out that the bachelor party he hosted for Robert was a huge disappointment.

  

Episode 170 - Season 7, Episode 24: Robert's Wedding, Pt. 1 And Pt. 2

Like their relationship, Robert and Amy's road to the altar is rocky. When Peter attempts to bury the hatchet between himself, Robert and Ray, Robert suspects he's up to no good and assigns Ray to keep an eye on him. Later, Robert and Amy exchange vows in a wedding ceremony in the Barone family tradition.

  

Episode 171 - Season 8, Episode 1: Fun with Debra

When the twins wind up having a great time with Ray on the golf course, a tightly wound Debra admits to her lackadaisical husband that she's disappointed they no longer have fun together.

  

Episode 172 - Season 8, Episode 2: Thank You Notes

When Amy becomes annoyed that Marie is already asking when she's going to send out their thank you notes from the wedding, Debra seizes the opportunity to convince her friend to join forces against her mother in-law's reign of aggravation.

  

Episode 173 - Season 8, Episode 3: Home from School

When Michael stays home from school for two days in a row, Ray suspects he simply has homework he hasn't finished, but Michael claims that's not the case. While everyone in the family has an explanation for Michael's sudden aversion to school, Ray decides the tough love approach is the way to go.

  

Episode 174 - Season 8, Episode 4: Misery Loves Company

When Debra and Ray become embroiled in an argument in front of Robert, he tells Ray that in order to find happiness with Debra, he needs to be more affectionate with her. When Ray decides to give it a shot and Debra rebuffs his advances, he becomes annoyed that he's even contemplated taking advice from Robert.

  

Episode 175 - Season 8, Episode 5: The Contractor

Tired of using Frank, Debra is pleased when she finds out Gianni can install a new stove in their kitchen. However, the thrill of having a contractor in the house gets old fast when Gianni starts taking his sweet time to complete the job.

  

Episode 176 - Season 8, Episode 6: Peter on the Couch

Although Robert initially tries to be civil with his houseguest, he finally loses it when Peter confronts him in front of Ray and Debra about why Robert is treating him so poorly. When Ray reluctantly agrees to drive Peter home to Pennsylvania, they arrive to discover Peter's parents packing up his things.

  

Episode 177 - Season 8, Episode 7: Liars

When Ray lies to his mother to get out of spending the evening with her, the lie grows when Debra and the twins cover for him. Then, Robert tries to spill the beans and even more lies are told. However, when Ray and Debra start lying to each other, they wind up having a huge fight.

  

Episode 178 - Season 8, Episode 8: The Surprise Party

After Debra's mother, Lois, suggests throwing Debra an "old-fashioned English Tea Party," Ray reluctantly agrees after she promises to do all the work. Later, Debra realizes Ray is planning something for her birthday and suggests he change the theme to a Chinese banquet.

  

Episode 179 - Season 8, Episode 9: The Bird

When the Barones arrive at the Pennsylvania home of Amy's parents, they find that their differing family traditions encourage lots of lively conversation. If only the MacDougalls owned a television set! Things start to come together when the families separate into Pilgrims and Indians for the annual MacDougall Thanksgiving Family Pageant.

  

Episode 180 - Season 8, Episode 10: Jazz Records

Feeling guilty about a childhood mistake, Ray brings Frank a bag of CDs of all his jazz records, but they wind up in the basement with a stack of electronic gifts that Frank and Marie never use.

  

Episode 181 - Season 8, Episode 11: Debra at the Lodge

When Ray arrives at the lodge to find Debra having a great time singing and drinking with Frank's friends, he can't help but mock Debra's new geriatric social circle until Debra tells Ray he could learn a lesson from the older gentlemen. Later, Marie and her bridge club complain that Debra is riling up their husbands.

  

Episode 182 - Season 8, Episode 12: Slave

After mistakenly leaving Michael and Geoffrey home alone, Debra and Ray race home and discover that Ally stepped in to take care of the boys. After seeing how well Ally handled the situation, Ray suggests she may be ready to help out around the house, and Debra embraces the idea.

  

Episode 183 - Season 8, Episode 13: Whose Side Are You On?

After realizing that Debra places bets with the kids on his questionable behavior traits, Ray is disgusted that his own children now think he's a "doof." When reflecting upon his own childhood, Ray remembers that Marie used to complain about Frank in front of him all the time.

  

Episode 184 - Season 8, Episode 14: Lateness

When Debra assures Ray she'll be on time for an important awards dinner, Ray hopes for the best and waits for her. But when she misses their 6:30 PM departure deadline, Ray decides to teach her a lesson in lateness she won't forget.

  

Episode 185 - Season 8, Episode 15: Party Dress

After finding out that Peggy, the mom he loves to hate, is hosting an elegant birthday celebration in honor of her daughter, Ray takes Ally dress shopping and is disgusted when he finds out that he has to shell out a small fortune so that his daughter can attend the event.

  

Episode 186 - Season 8, Episode 16: Security

Robert gets caught in the middle when Marie and Amy argue about whether he should retire from the police force.

  

Episode 187 - Season 8, Episode 17: The Ingrate

After including stories about Robert, Frank and Marie in his speech, Ray is horrified when Amy clues him in on his huge omission. Feeling guilty for this major oversight, Ray must now figure out a way to make it up to Debra.

  

Episode 188 - Season 8, Episode 18: Crazy Chin

Amy's parents put Robert on the defensive when they point out his strange habit of touching food to his chin before he eats it. When Amy confides in Debra, who tells her that Robert's strange behavior could be psychological, she devises a plan to break him of his chin habit for good.

  

Episode 189 - Season 8, Episode 19: The Nice Talk

When the MacDougalls are invited to spend Easter with the Barones, the families attempt to bond over a 500-piece puzzle. While members of the Barone and MacDougall families get frustrated with the complicated puzzle, Ray and Pat continue working on it until the wee hours of the night.

  

Episode 190 - Season 8, Episode 20: Blabbermouths

When Robert informs Ray that Amy filled him in on some juicy gossip about him, Ray decides to get even with Debra by sharing some nasty secrets of his own.

  

Episode 191 - Season 8, Episode 21: The Model

After a modeling agent tells Robert he has a unique look, he convinces him to pose for head shots with their "in-house" photographer. But when Robert and Ray return for the pictures, they are surprised to find the modeling agency has mysteriously disappeared.

  

Episode 192 - Season 8, Episode 22: The Mentor

A young man, Sam Gilula, arrives at Frank and Marie's and everyone is surprised when he and Frank fondly embrace. Sam explains Frank had been quite an inspiration to him as a lad, a mentor in fact, much to Ray and Robert's disbelief.

  

Episode 193 - Season 8, Episode 23: Golf for It

Robert and Ray end up with the mother of all guilt trips when they decide not to help Marie with a home project so they can land a prime spot on the golf course. Their overnight wait in the car for a tee time becomes a brawl over their respective roles in their parents' future.

  

Episode 194 - Season 9, Episode 1: The Home

After Frank and Marie have a wonderful time visiting old friends, they deliver the shocking news to the family that they have decided to buy a condo in New Jersey. Ray, Debra, Robert and Amy can barely contain their happiness now that their nagging parents will live eighty-five minutes away.

  

Episode 195 - Season 9, Episode 2: Not So Fast

Robert's anxiety gets the best of him when Amy puts her personal touch on their newly acquired home. Amy starts by attacking Frank's "odor" with lilac air fresheners, throwing out Marie's salt and pepper shakers and replacing the old dial phone.

  

Episode 196 - Season 9, Episode 3: Angry Sex

Ray craftily turns what looks to be misfortune, after Debra and Marie fight, into a night of passion by helping Debra channel her emotions into what he terms, "angry sex."

  

Episode 197 - Season 9, Episode 4: P.T. & A.

Following a PTA meeting, Debra comments on Ray's sloppy attire, and Ray tells Debra that he overheard one of the mothers say that she looked "trampy." Amy does not help matters when she admires Debra for wearing "young" clothes that aren't necessarily age appropriate.

  

Episode 198 - Season 9, Episode 5: Ally's F

Debra and Ray are astonished when Ally comes home with an "F" in math on her report card. Ray and Debra set up a meeting with Ally's math teacher, Mr. Putnam, to see what she could do to improve.

  

Episode 199 - Season 9, Episode 6: Boy's Therapy

Ray's unwillingness to share parental responsibilities with Debra sparks a conversation about his own childhood. Debra, Amy and Marie convince Ray and Frank to accompany Robert to see his therapist, Dr. Greenberg. Moments after arriving at Dr. Greenberg's office, Ray and Frank coerce Robert to ditch therapy and go to the racetrack instead.

  

Episode 200 - Season 9, Episode 7: Debra's Parents

Debra invites her divorced parents to Thanksgiving dinner. Marie agrees to let Lois stay with her while Warren sleeps in Ray and Debra's bed. Ray is traumatized when he goes to his room and walks in on Lois and Warren having sex.

  

Episode 201 - Season 9, Episode 8: A Job for Robert

Wondering why Marie is being extra nice to Robert and Amy, Ray discovers her plan: she wants grandchildren. Robert shares his disbelief with Amy that they are being "played" by Marie. Together, they confront Marie about her manipulative efforts in getting them to breed.

  

Episode 202 - Season 9, Episode 9: A Date for Peter

Amy's parents are concerned that Peter is lonely and should start a family. Ray unwillingly goes to Peter's to give him some dating advice and encouragement. When that fails, Ray and Debra throw a cocktail party at their home to introduce Peter to eligible women.

  

Episode 203 - Season 9, Episode 10: Favors

Ray frantically rummages through the kitchen drawer so he can show Andy and Gianni a personalized letter from Muhammed Ali. Debra is immediately assumed guilty and denies all blame, but later confesses to Marie that she lied to Ray and accidentally threw the letter out.

  

Episode 204 - Season 9, Episode 11: The Faux Pas

Ray is dumbfounded when he realizes the magnitude of the blunder he made while at a Knicks game with Michael and Geoffrey's friend, Chris. Ray commented that the janitors would pick up Chris' mess, not knowing that Chris' dad, George, works as a custodian at the kid's school.

  

Episode 205 - Season 9, Episode 12: Tasteless Frank

Marie is astounded when Frank puts salt on her homemade lasagna. While Debra and Amy console Marie, Ray and Robert discover that Frank lost his sense of taste from taking special herb pills for his "foot." Ray and Robert reveal to their wives the truth about Frank's problem.

  

Episode 206 - Season 9, Episode 13: Sister-In-Law

Ray tells Robert that Amy is a chatterbox because she wouldn't stop talking to him while he was watching a basketball game. Ray's comment hurt Amy, but Robert cutting her off while she is talking angers her.

  

Episode 207 - Season 9, Episode 14: The Power of No

Ray decides to watch the overtime of a basketball game instead of having sex with Debra. The next day, Debra gives Ray the "look" that she wants to have sex, but later that night Ray surprises Debra by denying her once again.

  

Episode 208 - Season 9, Episode 15: Pat's Secret

Robert is shocked when he catches Pat smoking a cigarette, but is thrilled to be part of Pat's dirty little secret. Robert continues to seize this opportunity to bond with Pat by taking a drag of a cigarette. When Amy smells smoke on Robert, his family accuses him of being a smoker.

  

Episode 209 - Season 9, Episode 16: The Finale

Ray is admitted to the hospital for minor surgery, but unexpectedly falls into a coma. The family, fearing the worst, experiences a number of heart-warming flashbacks.

  



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