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(1992–1999)

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Season 1

23 Sep. 1992
Romantic Improvisations
Paul and Jamie Buchman are newlyweds living in a comfortable existence in a Manhattan high-rise apartment. Paul is a documentary film maker and Jamie is a public relations executive. After five months of marriage, Paul and Jamie are forced to schedule time alone together, only they both forget to cancel plans made with their friends in the building. Their friends are, Lisa Stemple, Jamie's older and equally neurotic single sister; Jay Selby, Paul's bachelor-slob friend, Dr. Mark Devanow, a wealthy gynecologist, and his wife Fran.
 
30 Sep. 1992
Sofa's Choice
Jamie wants their first big purchase, a couch, to be a joint decision. At the store, Paul & Jamie and Fran and Mark wander through the store. Paul and Mark cover various subjects, and Jamie and Fran also talk of random things.
 
7 Oct. 1992
Sunday Times
Paul has a dream that he and Jamie were just watching TV. Jamie interprets it to mean she is boring so Paul tries to find them something exciting to do. They make plans, but phone calls, visitors, and a parade hinder their outing.
 
14 Oct. 1992
Out of the Past
Shelby tells Paul he saw Paul's old girlfriend, Lynn. Shelby is a restaurant with her and Paul & Jamie meet them. Paul is excited and nervous. Jamie is upset when he forgets to introduce her and he talks only to Lynn.
 
21 Oct. 1992
Paul in the Family
Jamie turns to a raving lunatic at the prospect of a visit from her meddlesome and obnoxious parents, so she invites her single older sister Lisa (who's even MORE neurotic and crazy then Jamie and Mr. and Mrs. Stemple combined), over to share in the experience with them.
 
28 Oct. 1992
I'm Just So Happy for You
Paul makes a documentary on Yankee Stadium for PBS. They do not like the film and reject it. Meanwhile, Jamie is working on a project and up for a promotion. She gets the promotion. Celebrate the promotion or feel bad about the rejection?
 
4 Nov. 1992
Token Friend
Someone Paul went to film school with is a token taker at the subway. Paul avoids the subway because he thinks the guy has a miserable life stuck in the subway rather than making films. Jamie gets tickets for the circus.
 
11 Nov. 1992
The Apartment
In this cross-over episode from the series "Seinfeld", Paul and Jamie become obsessed with dying and want each other to make a living will. Jamie soon learns that Paul is still subletting his old bachelor apartment and insists he settle the lease with the tenant... an odd man named Kramer.
 
18 Nov. 1992
Riding Backwards
Set entirely on a train during a getaway to Connecticut for Thanksgiving dinner with Paul and Jamie's parents, the long trip produces Jekyll/Hyde transformations for everyone when the passive Buchmans, Lisa and Selby and the bickering Devanows change in Act II during the trip back into the opposite mood.
 
9 Dec. 1992
Neighbors from Hell
Paul and Jamie get off on the wrong foot with their new neighbors: the uptight and snobbish Hal and Maggie Conway who move into the apartment across the hall from Paul and Jamie. The neurotic couple inadvertently make things worse with each new effort when they try to make the Conways their friends.
 
16 Dec. 1992
Met Someone
In a flashback to when Paul and Jamie first met at Christmas 1989, it's revealed that it wasn't love at first sight for them when Paul tries hard to persuade a reluctant, workaholic Jamie to leave her office and go out with him for the first time.
 
6 Jan. 1993
Maid About You
Jamie hires a maid to clean the apartment. Jamie loves her work, and Paul enjoys talking to her. He is taken with the fact that someone should have to clean up after their mess. Soon, Selby starts visiting and talking to her also.
 
13 Jan. 1993
Togetherness
New York City hires Jamie to create a tourist promotion commercial. She hires Paul so they can work together. Paul wants a code word for when they disagree, but she does not think they need one. They find it is too much togetherness.
 
27 Jan. 1993
Weekend Getaway
Paul & Jamie take a weekend vacation. Jamie obsesses over leaving and what to pack while Paul tries to keep it simple. Once there, Jamie initially finds it hard to relax. Soon Jamie embraces the area and Paul wants to leave.
 
6 Feb. 1993
The Wedding Affair
Paul & Jamie attend an afternoon wedding of a friend. Jamie thinks it is unorganized and starts changing things. Paul accidentally tells the father of the bride that the happy couple lived together before marriage.
 
13 Feb. 1993
Love Among the Tiles
On Valentine's Day, while getting ready for a party, Paul & Jamie get stuck in the bathroom when the doorknob breaks. They spend the time trying to break the door down, painting toenails, eating antacid pills for food and more.
 
20 Feb. 1993
The Billionaire
Jerry Lewis guest stars as Freddie Statler, an extremely wealthy man. He wants Paul to film a documentary of his life. Paul hires a film editor/cameraman who turns out to be very low key and slow moving.
 
27 Feb. 1993
The Man Who Said Hello
Paul is painfully embarrassed after an incident when his overbearing and eccentric father, Burt, causes a scene to get the attention of TV show hosts Regis and Joy Philbin and afterward, gets invited as a guest on their live TV talk show. As a result of the media attention, Burt is treated with support and compassion while Paul is treated with hostility by the press as the "disapproving son."
 
1 May 1993
Swept Away
Jamie's sister Lisa goes on a date with a new guy. Jamie imagines the worst. As the new relationship continues, Jamie continues to worry and probe. Lisa tells her not to worry because she is happy.
 
8 May 1993
The Spy Who Loved Me
Paul finds out that Jamie has a former TV star as a client. Paul and Ira still adore the former spy girl from the show. At a dinner, Ira takes spy girl back to the apartment, but spy girl does not remember Ira the next day.
 
15 May 1993
The Painter
Paul feels no jealousy about leaving Jamie alone in the apartment with an ex-boyfriend of hers when she hires him to paint the place, but Paul gets an unpleasant surprise when he returns home from work and finds the guy in bed with, of all people... Fran. From then on, Paul and Jamie somehow get involved in finding out how Mark and Fran decided to split up.
 
22 May 1993
Happy Anniversary
Paul and Jamie's friends Fran and Mark are separating. Paul & Jamie listen to Fran one night, and Mark the next. Paul & Jamie plan their one year anniversary celebration. Jamie feels she is betraying their friends with her happiness.
 

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