Light television comedy featuring Paul and Jaime Buchman as a recently married couple in New York City. They point out the gentle humor of domesticity and in the everyday situations of life.
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 Paul Buchman (162 episodes, 1992-1999)
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 Jamie Stemple Buchman (162 episodes, 1992-1999)
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 Ira Buchman (145 episodes, 1993-1999)
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 Fran Devanow / ... (138 episodes, 1992-1999)
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 Lisa Stemple (124 episodes, 1992-1999)
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 Murray (105 episodes, 1992-1999)
Cynthia Harris ...
 Sylvia Buchman (72 episodes, 1993-1999)
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 Burt Buchman (71 episodes, 1993-1999)
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This sitcom is about the fairly ordinary daily lives of a young couple of New Yorkers, too-nice-for-his-own-good filmmaker Paul Buchman and his assertive partner Jamie Stemple Buchman, who are almost constantly (working up to) bickering and making up with each-other and just about anybody else, notably his parents and siblings, her sister, their colleagues, friends, superintendent and neighbors, psycho-therapist, all kinds of staff, customers, officials, bystanders etc., even their dog Murray and his dog-walker. Written by KGF Vissers

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Loco por ti  »

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Trivia

Paul Reiser's production company is called Nuance Productions, after a line in the first film he appeared in, Diner (1982): "You know what word I'm not comfortable with? Nuance. It's not a real word. Like "gesture". Gesture's a real word. With gesture you know where you stand. But nuance? I don't know. Maybe I'm wrong." See more »

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As with any long-running show there are many inconsistencies between series. Characters' life histories, their birthdays and ages are reported differently from time to time as the writers invent new stuff for them that wasn't thought of when the series began. See more »

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Ursula Buffay: [while explaining her campaign for Employee of the Month] Ursula, Ursula, she's our man! If she's not Employee of the Month, no-one can! I have to go to the bathroom.
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Makes me want to run out and get married.
9 June 2003 | by (NYC) – See all my reviews

This show is a classic. The seven season story of two neurotic New Yorkers, Paul and Jamie, as they fumble their way through love and marriage. In-laws, illegal cable, English neighbors, brushing their teeth, buying a parking space, remembering their first meeting and their VERY first meeting; this couple is adorable, touching and utterly hilarious in everything they do.

In the leads Paul Reiser and Helen Hunt have the best chemistry since Ricky and Lucy. Truth be told, you either fall in love with Paul and Jamie right away or not at all. But once you do fall for them, you will wish their marriage, was your marriage. Now available on DVD, check it out.


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