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Season: 1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 | 7 | 8 | 9
Year: 1996 | 1997 | 1998 | 1999 | 2000 | 2001 | 2002 | 2003 | 2004 | 2005

Season 1

Season 1, Episode 1: Pilot

13 September 1996
Debra doesn't want Raymond's family to barge in unannounced from across the street on her birthday, so it's up to Raymond to gently break the news to them.

Season 1, Episode 2: I Love You

20 September 1996
Ray can't say "I love you" to Debra, and he traces the source of his problem back to his parents.

Season 1, Episode 3: I Wish I Were Gus

27 September 1996
Ray has to deliver the eulogy at his Uncle Gus's funeral, but he spends more time at the funeral trying to settle a dispute between Marie and her sister.

Season 1, Episode 4: Standard Deviation

4 October 1996
The results of an I.Q. Ray and Debra take for Robert's police training create a lot of tension, but Robert may have the last laugh on both of them.

Season 1, Episode 5: Look Don't Touch

11 October 1996
Debra gets upset with Ray after he sticks his foot in his mouth regarding a sexy new waitress at Nemos.

Season 1, Episode 6: Frank, the Writer

18 October 1996
Frank believes that he has become a professional writer after a joke he submitted gets published in "Reader's Digest."

Season 1, Episode 7: Your Place or Mine?

28 October 1996
Marie stays at Raymond and Debra's house after she gets in a fight with Frank. Meanwhile, Frank has the time of his life by himself at home, and Raymond starts getting used to having his mom spoil him again.

Season 1, Episode 8: In-Laws

1 November 1996
Debra's parents invite all of the Barones to a night out at a fancy French restaurant. While they're there, Raymond makes an inappropriate comment that gets him in trouble with both families.

Season 1, Episode 9: Win, Lose or Draw

8 November 1996
Raymond loses $2300 to Frank in a poker game, and Frank refuses Marie's demands to give the money back.

Season 1, Episode 10: Turkey or Fish

22 November 1996
Debra tries to start her own tradition by hosting a Thanksgiving fish dinner for both families, but Marie threatens to ruin everything by coming with turkey.

Season 1, Episode 11: Captain Nemo

13 December 1996
Robert is named captain of the Nemo's basketball team, and Raymond is jealous. But when Robert becomes a tyrant, the team turns on him. Robert quits the team, and Raymond becomes captain, which causes tension at home.

Season 1, Episode 12: The Ball

20 December 1996
Ray is so shattered when he discovers that the autographed Mickey Mantle baseball his father gave him as a child is a fake, that he wants to tell Ally that there is no Santa Claus.

Season 1, Episode 13: Debra's Sick

3 January 1997
Raymond misses an interview with Terry Bradshaw about ghostwriting his book because he has to take Ally and Michael to the pediatrician. Debra is sick at home, and Marie comes over to take care of her.

Season 1, Episode 14: Who's Handsome?

17 January 1997
Robert goes out on a first date with Debra's friend Amy, and Raymond suddenly become insecure about his looks when everybody starts saying that Robert is more handsome than him.

Season 1, Episode 15: The Car

31 January 1997
Debra finds out that the reason why Raymond made them buy Frank and Marie's old car is because he doesn't want to get rid of the car that he used to get lucky in.

Season 1, Episode 16: Diamonds

7 February 1997
Raymond tries to replace Debra's engagement ring behind her back after he finds out that it's counterfeit. But why is Debra so upset when she discovers that Raymond has made the switch?

Season 1, Episode 17: The Game

21 February 1997
With the cable signal out for the evening, Raymond, Debra, Marie, Frank and Robert decide to play a game of Scruples to pass the time, only to get into a fight about honesty.

Season 1, Episode 18: Recovering Pessimist

28 February 1997
Debra confronts Raymond about his pessimism after he takes no joy in winning the Sportswriter of the Year award.

Season 1, Episode 19: The Dog

3 March 1997
Ray wants to keep a lovable bulldog he found in the neighborhood, but at Debra's request he reluctantly gives the dog away to Robert. However, after he has already given him away, the dog's rightful owner shows up to claim him.

Season 1, Episode 20: Neighbors

10 March 1997
Raymond's neighbors come over to voice their numerous complaints about his parents, and Frank and Marie walk in on them. Raymond now feels humiliated and guilty of betraying his parents.

Season 1, Episode 21: Fascinatin' Debra

17 March 1997
A radio psychologist comes to interview Debra for a book, but she winds up being more interested in Raymond and his family. Therefore, Debra comes to the conclusion that she is too boring.

Season 1, Episode 22: Why Are We Here?

7 April 1997
Flashback to when Ray and Debra first moved across the street from Marie and Frank.

Season 2

Season 2, Episode 1: Ray's on TV

22 September 1997
Ray is devastated when he discovers his family lied to him about his performance during his TV 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.

Season 2, Episode 2: Father Knows Least

29 September 1997
Ally is disobeying Ray and Debra. Not doing what she's told to do. Always in a bad mood. Ray tries to find out why.

Season 2, Episode 3: Brother

6 October 1997
Robert is depressed because it's the anniversary of his divorce. Marie and Frank try to get Ray take Robert to movie or something. Just to cheer him up.

Season 2, Episode 4: Mozart

13 October 1997
When Ally becomes bored of the piano after three lessons by Marie, Ray decides to give the former a lesson about not quitting, as he doesn't want her to lose interest so quickly. He asks Marie to teach him the piano again.

Season 2, Episode 5: Golf

20 October 1997
Ray has an anxiety attack while golfing. The doctor suggests more golf to help calm Ray down. Debra won't like that.

Season 2, Episode 6: Anniversary

27 October 1997
On their fortieth anniversary, Marie and Frank tell Ray that they almost got divorced once.

Season 2, Episode 7: Working Late Again

3 November 1997
Ray tells Debra that he's going to be working late. But is he really?

Season 2, Episode 8: The Children's Book

10 November 1997
Ray and Debra have a face-off of "Who can make the best children's book?", with Ally as the judge.

Season 2, Episode 9: The Gift

17 November 1997
Ray gets Frank a fish tank for his 65th birthday.

Season 2, Episode 10: High School

24 November 1997
Ray and Debra go to Ray's 20th High School Reunion.

Season 2, Episode 11: The Letter

8 December 1997
Marie has finally pushed Debra to her limit. Debra sends her a letter telling how she really feels about her.

Season 2, Episode 12: All I Want for Christmas

15 December 1997
Ray tries to have sex with Debra.

Season 2, Episode 13: Civil War

5 January 1998
Frank and his pals are reenacting the Civil War and Ray wants to help.

Season 2, Episode 14: Mia Famiglia

12 January 1998
Ray tries to find his oldest living relative.

Season 2, Episode 15: Marie's Meatballs

19 January 1998
Debra tries to learn how to make Marie's famous meatballs.

Season 2, Episode 16: The Checkbook

2 February 1998
Raymond questions Debra about the budget and says he can do a better job - so she lets him try. In a few weeks, Ray bounces checks and has $300 in overdraft fees. He creates a fake checkbook so it all looks good on paper.

Season 2, Episode 17: The Ride-Along

23 February 1998
After Ray teases Robert about his police work being somewhat easygoing, Robert invites him on a citizen's ride-along; but Ray gets more than he bargained for, leading him to view Robert in a new light.

Season 2, Episode 18: The Family Bed

2 March 1998
Ray and Debra can't get a good night's sleep after Ally starts sleeping in their bed.

Season 2, Episode 19: Good Girls

9 March 1998
Ray finds out the Marie likes Amy more than Debra because Amy is a "good" girl.

Season 2, Episode 20: T-Ball

6 April 1998
Allie starts on a T-Ball team and it's Debra's turn to bring the snacks. She brings something that is not on the approved food list and refuses to change it to something else. Ray wants to comply and she does not.

Season 2, Episode 21: Traffic School

20 April 1998
Robert practices his traffic teaching skills on the family.

Season 2, Episode 22: Six Feet Under

27 April 1998
Ray has a mid-life crises when he finds out he's not six feet tall anymore.

Season 2, Episode 23: The Garage Sale

4 May 1998
Marie and Frank have a yard sale. But Ray doesn't want to sell the baby stuff.

Season 2, Episode 24: The Wedding: Part 1

11 May 1998
Flashback to when Ray proposed to Debra.

Season 2, Episode 25: The Wedding: Part 2

18 May 1998
Flashback to Ray and Debra's wedding.

Season 3

Season 3, Episode 1: The Invasion

21 September 1998
When Ray's house gets termites, Marie invites them all to stay across the street until the house is clean.

Season 3, Episode 2: Driving Frank

28 September 1998
Debra is growing uneasy with Frank's driving and wants Frank to take another Driving Test.

Season 3, Episode 3: The Sitter

5 October 1998
Ray and Debra hire the perfect babysitter.

Season 3, Episode 4: Getting Even

12 October 1998
When Ray embarrasses Debra at a Bidding, Debra says she's going to get him back for it. Ray wonders how.

Season 3, Episode 5: The Visit

19 October 1998
Debra's mother comes for a visit. But she isn't very helpful.

Season 3, Episode 6: Halloween Candy

26 October 1998
Ray plans an evening of sex on Halloween.

Season 3, Episode 7: Moving Out

2 November 1998
Robert moves out of Marie and Frank's house to get some privacy with Amy. When Ray visits Rob's new home, he notices Robert's landlords, Rita and Harry's behavior similar to Marie and Frank's.

Season 3, Episode 8: The Article

9 November 1998
Ray becomes jealous when Andy's article gets published in "Sports Illustrated".

Season 3, Episode 9: The Lone Barone

16 November 1998
Robert breaks up with Amy.

Season 3, Episode 10: No Fat

23 November 1998
Marie plans a healthy Thanksgiving to help with her cholesterol.

Season 3, Episode 11: The Apartment

7 December 1998
Robert's new apartment has beautiful women all over the place. Ray can't stay away.

Season 3, Episode 12: The Toaster

14 December 1998
When Ray gives his parents an engraved toaster for Christmas, they exchange it right away without even opening it.

Season 3, Episode 13: Ping Pong

11 January 1999
When Ray finds out that Frank used to let him win at Ping Pong as a kid, he challenges Frank to a rematch.

Season 3, Episode 14: Pants on Fire

18 January 1999
Ray tells the story of how he used to throw parties as a teenager when Marie and Frank were gone. Marie goes berserk.

Season 3, Episode 15: Robert's Date

1 February 1999
Judy takes Robert out dancing. Everyone else thinks they're dating.

Season 3, Episode 16: Frank's Tribute

8 February 1999
Ray and Robert make a tribute to Frank for his "Man of the Year" party at the lodge.

Ray Romano ... Ray Barone

Patricia Heaton ... Debra Barone

Brad Garrett ... Robert Barone

Madylin Sweeten ... Ally Barone (credit only)

Doris Roberts ... Marie Barone

Peter Boyle ... Frank Barone
Jack Axelrod ... Lodge Member
Lou Charloff ... Lodge Member
John David Conti ... Abe
Ancel Cook ... Lodge Member
Al Eben ... Lodge Member
Stuart Gold ... Steam Bath Patron

Len Lesser ... Garvin
Greg Lewis ... Lodge Member
Allan Lurie ... Lodge Member

Fred Ornstein ... Lodge Member
Victor Raider-Wexler ... Stan
T.R. Richards ... Guy
John Spaulding ... Lodge Member
Charles C. Stevenson ... Milt

Season 3, Episode 17: Cruising with Marie

15 February 1999
When Frank twists his knee, Ray replaces him on a cruise with Marie.

Ray Romano ... Ray Barone

Patricia Heaton ... Debra Barone (credit only)

Brad Garrett ... Robert Barone

Madylin Sweeten ... Ally Barone (credit only)

Doris Roberts ... Marie Barone

Peter Boyle ... Frank Barone

Jack Betts ... Walter
Beecey Carlson ... Merry Widow #1
Sharon Houston ... Mary Beth

Hiram Kasten ... Ted
Bobbie Norman ... Thelma

Leigh Rose ... Merry Widow #2

Jean Sincere ... Merry Widow #3
Edrie Warner ... Merry Widow #4

Season 3, Episode 18: Ray Home Alone

22 February 1999
When Debra and the kids go away for the weekend, Ray's afraid to stay alone.

Season 3, Episode 19: Big Shots

1 March 1999
Ray and Robert think they're big shots because of their jobs.

Season 3, Episode 20: Move Over

15 March 1999
Debra hogs the bed at night.

Season 3, Episode 21: The Getaway

5 April 1999
Ray and Debra go away to a bed-and-breakfast.

Season 3, Episode 22: Working Girl

26 April 1999
Debra gets a job as a copywriter.

Season 3, Episode 23: Be Nice

3 May 1999
Ray and Debra try to be nice to each other.

Season 3, Episode 24: Dancing with Debra

10 May 1999
Robert and Debra go out dancing for fun. But Ray thinks it's something more.

Ray Romano ... Ray Barone

Patricia Heaton ... Debra Barone

Brad Garrett ... Robert Barone

Madylin Sweeten ... Ally Barone (credit only)

Doris Roberts ... Marie Barone

Peter Boyle ... Frank Barone (credit only)
Amy Janon ... Swing Dancer

Cris Judd ... Swing Dancer
Keith Kuhl ... Swing Dancer

Eva La Dare ... Swing Dancer (as Karen Dyer)

Jon Manfrellotti ... Gianni
Christian Perry ... Swing Dancer
Erik Robison ... Swing Dancer

Jennifer Sciole ... Swing Dancer
Sylvia Skylar ... Swing Dancer
Stacy Walker ... Swing Dancer

Faune Chambers Watkins ... Swing Dancer (as Faune A. Chambers)
Michelle Weber ... Swing Dancer
Jason Yribar ... Swing Dancer
Jill Zimmerman ... Kristen

Season 3, Episode 25: Robert Moves Back

17 May 1999
When Robert and Amy have sex, they forget to close the curtains and are seen by everyone. When Robert finds out, he hides out at Ray's.

Season 3, Episode 26: How They Met

24 May 1999
Flashback to how Ray and Debra met.

Season 4

Season 4, Episode 1: Boob Job

20 September 1999
Debra is unhappy by Ray's excited reaction to a friend's bigger breasts at a PTA meeting. Thinking Ray would like her better if she had bigger boobs as well, she decides to stuff a pair of socks in her bra to see if he'll be surprised.

Season 4, Episode 2: The Can Opener

27 September 1999
Ray and Debra have a fight over a can opener.

Season 4, Episode 3: You Bet

4 October 1999
Frank uses Ray to win bets on sports.

Season 4, Episode 4: Sex Talk

11 October 1999
Marie and Frank talk about their sex life.

Season 4, Episode 5: The Will

18 October 1999
If Ray and Debra both pass away, they want Bernie and Linda to adopt the kids.

Season 4, Episode 6: The Sister

25 October 1999
Debra's sister Jennifer visits and announces her intention to become a nun.

Season 4, Episode 7: Cousin Gerard

8 November 1999
Ray's annoying cousin Gerard is hired by Marie to help him write his book. Ray's entire family starts to see that Ray has many of the same annoying traits as Gerard. Ray decides to work on Gerard while trying to make himself feel better.

Season 4, Episode 8: Debra's Workout

15 November 1999
Debra's has been very amorous and Ray wonders why. He later learns that her desire occurs after her work out. So Ray goes to the gym to see the guy and joins the class and wrecks it.

Season 4, Episode 9: No Thanks

22 November 1999
Debra tries a new approach to Maries negative attitude.

Season 4, Episode 10: Left Back

29 November 1999
Ray and Debra decide to have the twins stay back in Kindergarden for another year.

Season 4, Episode 11: The Christmas Picture

13 December 1999
Ray decides to take a family picture for Marie's Christmas present. But she didn't want Debra's family to be in it.

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

10 January 2000
Marie begins to think that Robert is gay when he breaks up with Amy again.

Season 4, Episode 13: Bully on the Bus

17 January 2000
When Ray and Debra find out the a bully is picking on Ally, Ray decides to investigate.

Season 4, Episode 14: Prodigal Son

31 January 2000
Frank tells Ally that Ray is going to Hell because he doesn't go to church. Feeling guilty about Frank being a good religious role model, Ray decides to be a regular parishioner.

Season 4, Episode 15: Robert's Rodeo

7 February 2000
Robert gets gored in the rear by a bull and has to stay with Marie and Frank for a while.

Season 4, Episode 16: The Tenth Anniversary

14 February 2000
Ray accidentally tapes football over his wedding, which results in Debra being really mad.

Season 4, Episode 17: Hackidu

21 February 2000
Ray tries to learn about Ally's favorite card game.

Season 4, Episode 18: Debra Makes Something Good

28 February 2000
For once, Debra makes a good meal, but it drives Marie crazy.

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

20 March 2000
Frank and Marie make friends with a couple that have similar personalities to their own.

Season 4, Episode 20: Alone Time

17 April 2000
Debra wants to be alone for a while. Ray wonders why.

Season 4, Episode 21: Someone's Cranky

1 May 2000
Robert is still recovering from his bull accident. He finds out he has to stay 3 more weeks with Frank & Marie before moving back to his apartment. He is cranky and taking it out on everyone. Debra tries to make his birthday festive.

Season 4, Episode 22: Bad Moon Rising

8 May 2000
It's that time of month for Debra and Ray walks on egg shells to avoid the mood swings. Encouraged by Robert, Frank, and fiends, Ray buys pills that are supposed to help her mood. Debra is not pleased.

Season 4, Episode 23: Confronting the Attacker

15 May 2000
Robert is back on the force and back with Amy. But something is still wrong.

Season 4, Episode 24: Robert's Divorce

22 May 2000
Flashback to when Robert got divorced.

Season 5

Season 5, Episode 1: Italy: Part 1

2 October 2000
For Marie's birthday, the family goes to Italy. But Ray gets a cold and becomes miserable and Robert finds the woman of his dreams. But first he has to get past her father.

Season 5, Episode 2: Italy: Part 2

2 October 2000
The show continues in Italy. Ray starts to appreciate Italy and Robert must avoid Stefania's father if he wishes to see tomorrow.

Season 5, Episode 3: The Wallpaper

9 October 2000
Marie and Frank crash their car into Ray's house.

Season 5, Episode 4: Meant to Be

16 October 2000
Robert tells Amy about Stefania because he thinks they're meant to be. Another breakup.

Season 5, Episode 5: Pet Cemetery

23 October 2000
With the untimely accidental murder of Ally's hamster Pumpernickel, she and the family decide to give the pet a proper funeral.

Season 5, Episode 6: The Author

30 October 2000
Ray tries to write a book but gets rejected. Robert makes lieutenant.

Season 5, Episode 7: The Walk to the Door

6 November 2000
At a wedding, Ray reunites with the first woman he dated. He tells the family about the time he didn't walk her to the door.

Season 5, Episode 8: Young Girl

13 November 2000
The 43-year-old Robert is dating a 22-year-old named Erica, and Marie and Debra find his new girlfriend way too young for his age. Frank invites her to his birthday party, which becomes a disaster.

Season 5, Episode 9: Fighting In-Laws

20 November 2000
Debra's parents visit for Thanksgiving and confess that they're going to marriage counseling.

Season 5, Episode 10: The Sneeze

27 November 2000
A man accidentally sneezes on Ray and he think's he's caught the man's germs.

Season 5, Episode 11: Christmas Present

11 December 2000
Ray gets Debra a really great present for Christmas so she'll agree to let him go golfing.

Season 5, Episode 12: What Good Are You?

8 January 2001
Ray starts to have second thoughts about himself after he didn't help Debra when she was choking.

Season 5, Episode 13: Super Bowl

29 January 2001
Ray decides to take Gianni to the Super Bowl with him. But the rest of the family want's to go.

Season 5, Episode 14: Ray's Journal

5 February 2001
When Marie finds the diary that Ray kept as a boy, he is embarrassed about much of the sexual content, but she is only upset over a single mean comment about her.

Season 5, Episode 15: Silent Partners

12 February 2001
Ray and Debra can't think of anything to talk about. Debra thinks they need to spend more time together.

Season 5, Episode 16: Fairies

19 February 2001
The twins want to be fairies in the school play.

Season 5, Episode 17: Stefania Arrives

26 February 2001
Marie doesn't want Robert to end up alone, so she invites Stefania to America. But she comes with her father.

Season 5, Episode 18: Humm Vac

19 March 2001
Marie gives Debra a Humm Vac to help with the house. Debra loses her temper.

Season 5, Episode 19: The Canister

9 April 2001
Marie thinks Debra has her canister, but Debra says she doesn't. But when Debra finds it in Ally's room, she gets Ray and Robert to help her sneak it back into Marie's house.

Season 5, Episode 20: Net Worth

23 April 2001
Ray invests money in a go-cart venture without telling Deborah. He says it is his money, so Deborah bills him for the job she does with the children and the house. Robert compares it to a wrongful death lawsuit - the value of life.

Season 5, Episode 21: Let's Fix Robert

30 April 2001
Marie thinks somethings wrong with Robert. So she gathers all of the girls in Robert's life to come up with ways to help him.

Season 5, Episode 22: Say Uncle

7 May 2001
Ray thinks his kids like Robert better than him.

Season 5, Episode 23: Separation

14 May 2001
Debra finds it hard to handle her parents' divorce.

Season 5, Episode 24: Frank Paints the House

21 May 2001
Frank, Ray, and Robert paint Ray's house. And Robert and Ray find out something new about their father.

Season 5, Episode 25: Ally's Birth

21 May 2001
Flashback to when Ally was born.

Season 6

Season 6, Episode 1: The Angry Family

24 September 2001
Michael presents a story about an angry family, which Ray, Debra, and everyone else think it's about them. This causes the family to constantly fight. They decide to go into counseling so they can become a happy family again.

Season 6, Episode 2: No Roll!

1 October 2001
Ray buys an erotic board game which he hopes will help rejuvenate Debra's amorous interests, but she suggests the problem is with him.

Season 6, Episode 3: Odd Man Out

8 October 2001
When Marco begins taking piano lessons from Marie and starts spending more time with her, Frank becomes jealous of their friendship.

Season 6, Episode 4: Ray's Ring

15 October 2001
Robert loses Ray's wedding ring and the women start hitting on Ray.

Season 6, Episode 5: Marie's Sculpture

22 October 2001
Marie makes a sculpture of something that looks inappropriate. But Ray can't find the strength to tell her.

Season 6, Episode 6: Frank Goes Downstairs

29 October 2001
When Frank goes to the hospital, Ray tells him the truth about when Ray and Debra fell off the bed having sex.

Season 6, Episode 7: Jealous Robert

5 November 2001
Marie and Debra put Amy and Gianni together to make Robert jealous.

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

12 November 2001
The twins are on a basketball team, but Jeffrey is not interested in playing and is easily distracted. Ray makes funny comments about his playing and Jeffrey quits the team. Ray talks to him and tells him it is OK either way.

Season 6, Episode 9: Older Women

19 November 2001
Debra's father brings an older woman to Thanksgiving dinner.

Season 6, Episode 10: Raybert

26 November 2001
Robert finds a date only because she thinks he's Ray.

Season 6, Episode 11: The Kicker

10 December 2001
Frank catches a historic field goal at a college football game. But instead of returning it to the school or the kicker, he holds it ransom for $10,000.

Season 6, Episode 12: Season's Greetings

17 December 2001
Marie writes a letter to include with her Christmas cards - it insults Debra and praises Marie. They decide to write a letter together. Raymond is heavily praised and Robert is not. Robert wants to include his own information.

Season 6, Episode 13: Tissues

7 January 2002
Angry that Debra seems to be making all the decisions, Ray decides to take charge of a few things around the house. He goes to the supermarket, but finds that his purchases are criticized by everyone in the family.

Season 6, Episode 14: Snow Day

14 January 2002
When it's stormy and the power's out, the family and Amy have to put up with each other till the storm's over.

Season 6, Episode 15: Cookies

28 January 2002
Ray finds a rival at Ally's girl scout meeting. They have a battle to see whose daughter can sell the most cookies.

Season 6, Episode 16: Lucky Suit

4 February 2002
When Robert gets a job offer with the FBI, Marie tries to stop him from being successful.

Season 6, Episode 17: The Skit

25 February 2002
For Lee and Stan's Anniversary Ray and Debra provide some entertainment by making fun of Marie and Frank.

Season 6, Episode 18: The Breakup Tape

4 March 2002
Debra and the family get into Ray's private tape with a message from his ex-girlfriend breaking up with him on it. They wonder why Ray has kept it all this time, and also question about the break-up.

Season 6, Episode 19: Talk to Your Daughter

18 March 2002
Ally asks what the meaning of life is and no one knows how to answer her.

Season 6, Episode 20: A Vote for Debra

25 March 2002
Debra decides to run for school president. Ray panics, because this means he has to take more responsibilities around the house. He decides not to vote for her.

Season 6, Episode 21: Call Me Mom

29 April 2002
Ray started calling Debra's mom, so he tells Debra she should call Marie mom. She does, but Marie does not like it. Marie knows it is only because Ray calls Lois mom.

Season 6, Episode 22: Mother's Day

6 May 2002
Marie and Debra have a fight which could mean the end of their family relationship.

Season 6, Episode 23: The Bigger Person

13 May 2002
Ray and Frank are tired of trying to make their wives talk again. So instead they use them to get what they want.

Season 6, Episode 24: The First Time

20 May 2002
Flashback to the night Ray and Debra first had sex.

Season 6, Episode 25: The First Six Years

28 April 2002
An hour of the best moments of Everybody Loves Raymond's first six years. With interviews from celebrities about why they love the show and how they can relate to the characters.

Season 7

Season 7, Episode 1: The Cult

23 September 2002
When Robert joins a cult, the Inner Path, Raymond points out their idiot cousin Gerard is already a member. Although Robert eventually sees through the group (particularly when he realises the leaders were really after Raymond, to be their spokesman), he allows himself to be the subject of a fake intervention, in order to stop Debra and Marie squabbling.

Season 7, Episode 2: Counseling

23 September 2002
Ray and Debra go to marriage counseling to workout their problems.

Season 7, Episode 3: Homework

30 September 2002
Ray believes that Ally's school is giving out too much homework.

Season 7, Episode 4: Pet the Bunny

7 October 2002
Ray writes a eulogy for Frank. He tells the story of how he saw Frank petting his bunny we he was a kid. Frank goes berserk.

Season 7, Episode 5: Who Am I?

14 October 2002
Debra & Raymond go out on Saturday, but to different places. Marie thinks they are having marital problems. Ray did not have fun with his friends. He goes with Debra to a book reading and does not enjoy that either.

Season 7, Episode 6: Robert Needs Money

21 October 2002
Robert needs money, so Ray and Debra give him some. But then, Robert decides to go to Las Vegas and gamble.

Season 7, Episode 7: The Sigh

4 November 2002
Whenever Debra sighs, Ray thinks it's because of him. So he decides to give Debra their bathroom and he'll share the kids' bathroom from now on. Debra accepts.

Season 7, Episode 8: Annoying Kid

11 November 2002
Ray and Debra's new friends have a son that hates Ray.

Season 7, Episode 9: She's the One

18 November 2002
Robert's new girlfriend is perfect. Pretty, smart, funny, nice, and sexy. But Ray finds out something: She eats flies. How can Ray make Robert believe him?

Season 7, Episode 10: Marie's Vision

25 November 2002
Now that Robert is back with Amy, the family turns to another problem. Marie's eyes. Her eye sight is getting worse, so Debra asks her to go get glasses. Not only do the glasses help Marie's eyes, but she starts seeing things that no one else can see.

Season 7, Episode 11: The Thought That Counts

9 December 2002
Ray lies to Debra about getting her a great Christmas present. He goes to Amy and Robert for help and Robert suggests the book "To Kill a Mockingbird". But when Ray gets all the credit, Robert snaps.

Season 7, Episode 12: Grandpa Steals

6 January 2003
When Ally witnesses Frank, stealing food from the supermarket, she starts avoiding him.

Season 7, Episode 13: Somebody Hates Raymond

27 January 2003
Andy's new boss hates Ray. Ray does everything he can to find out why.

Season 7, Episode 14: Just a Formality

3 February 2003
Robert decides that it's time to propose to Amy. But her parents say "no". So Ray and Robert try to make them change their minds.

Season 7, Episode 15: The Disciplinarian

10 February 2003
Ray finally finds out that, to the kids, he's a pushover. So he decides to go hard on them. But he may be going a little too hard.

Season 7, Episode 16: Sweet Charity

17 February 2003
Debra signs up for charity work and signs up Ray for an hour of charity at the hospital. He is reluctant but goes. Turns out the patients enjoy his humor and sports information and he enjoys going. Debra is upset at how often he is gone.

Season 7, Episode 17: Meeting the Parents

24 February 2003
Marie and Frank meet Hank and Pat for the first time.

Season 7, Episode 18: The Plan

10 March 2003
Ray and Frank persuade Robert to make a complete hash of designing his and Amy's wedding invitations, so that Amy will step in and take over; unfortunately, the plan backfires and the invitations go out, warts 'n' all. Worse, Debra realises Ray has been faking incompetence for years to avoid performing his household duties.

Season 7, Episode 19: Sleepover at Peggy's

31 March 2003
Ray reluctantly takes his daughter to her friend Molly's for a sleepover, fearing another run-in with Molly's mother, Peggy (previously seen in season six's "Cookies"). A casual pat on the behind leads Ray to believe Peggy is coming on to him.

Season 7, Episode 20: Who's Next?

14 April 2003
When a friend of Frank and Marie dies, Marie tells Frank that it had been the woman Marie had picked out to marry him if she died first; Ray and Debra then get into a debate about who they would choose to take their place if they died.

Season 7, Episode 21: The Shower

28 April 2003
When Debra has too much to drink at Amy's shower she rests in the car until she feels better. But the cops think that she was drinking and driving. Marie becomes even more protective.

Season 7, Episode 22: Baggage

5 May 2003
Ray and Debra have a three-week-fight over who's going to put the suitcase away.

Season 7, Episode 23: The Bachelor Party

12 May 2003
When Ray's bachelor party for Robert doesn't go well, Amy, Debra, and Marie tell him to try again.

Season 7, Episode 24: Robert's Wedding

19 May 2003
Robert and Amy finally get married. But it's not the wedding they expected.

Season 8

Season 8, Episode 1: Fun with Debra

22 September 2003
When Debra sees that Ray is having fun with Michael and Geoffery, she wonders why Ray can't have that much fun with her.

Season 8, Episode 2: Thank You Notes

29 September 2003
Robert & Amy are back from their honeymoon. Marie immediately starts questioning when they are going to send out Thank You Notes from the wedding. Amy is surprised at Marie's insistence and Debra wants her to stand strong against Marie.

Season 8, Episode 3: Home from School

6 October 2003
Michael doesn't want to go to school and spends the day watching Ray work at his home office in the basement.

Season 8, Episode 4: Misery Loves Company

13 October 2003
Robert & Amy celebrate their 3-month anniversary and invite Ray, Debra, Marie, and Frank to dinner. Robert & Amy are in the throes of new love and give marriage advice to the others. New love is different from old love and a debate begins.

Season 8, Episode 5: The Contractor

20 October 2003
Debra asks Gianni to work on the stove, but all he does is watch "The Price is Right". Debra wants to fire him, but Ray tries to stop her.

Season 8, Episode 6: Peter on the Couch

3 November 2003
Peter stays with Amy and Robert for awhile. But when he goes back home he finds out that his parents are throwing him out. Now, where will Peter stay?

Season 8, Episode 7: Liars

10 November 2003
Ray makes up a lie to tell his mother why he didn't come over to her house for quality time.

Season 8, Episode 8: The Surprise Party

17 November 2003
Debra's mother, Lois, suggests to Raymond that she will throw a surprise birthday party for her daughter and Ray won't have to lift a finger. Debra senses something is afoot and Ray spills the beans, but Debra wants a Chinese banquet instead. Ray tries to convince his mother-in-law to change the theme of the party, never disclosing to her or to anyone that it's no surprise - Debra knows all about it. Inevitably, all is revealed when Debra arrives home to a houseful of guests and embarrasses herself, her husband and disappoints her mother, who wanted, more than anything, to surprise her daughter.

Season 8, Episode 9: The Bird

24 November 2003
The family spends Thanksgiving with Amy's parents. They seem to get along pretty well, at first, but when a bird hits the house and Pat kills it, it becomes a war.

Season 8, Episode 10: Jazz Records

15 December 2003
When the twins ruin Ray's dictionary Frank brings up how Ray ruined his jazz records. Ray tries to give his father CDs instead of records for Christmas.

Season 8, Episode 11: Debra at the Lodge

5 January 2004
Frank's Lodge is losing members and is only open 4 days a week much to Marie's dismay! Frank is driving Marie crazy by being home so much. Debra was offering advice on "recruitment strategies" about how they could get more members to join and liven up the place! Since Debra used to work in PR (Public Relations), Frank and his lodge buddies offer Debra a job as co-ordinator and they offer to pay her to help get the Lodge back on it's feet. Needless to say things go awry when Frank's "disgusting lodge buddies" (as Marie would put it) were making sexy comments start about Debra's good looks behind her back to eachother and in front of Frank. The wives of the lodge fellas also had complaints because their husbands would come home all peppy and expecting them to be as hot and good looking as Debra. You can pretty much guess where this all goes. I must say it brings out one of Frank's most tender sides! I'd say it's in Frank's top 5 tender moments of all time of all episodes. Frank's sensitivity and love for Debra really shines in this episode.

Season 8, Episode 12: Slave

12 January 2004
Ray and Debra both leave the twins at home alone. When they figure this out they hurry home and find Ally taking care of them. When they see this, Debra decides to give Ally more responsibilities. A lot more.

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

2 February 2004
Debra and the children bet against Raymond all the time. He is upset when he finds out because they make fun of him. Then he remembers that Marie used to do things like that with he and Robert about their father when they were young.

Season 8, Episode 14: Lateness

9 February 2004
Ray is getting tired of Debra making him wait for her. They're late for everything. So he decides to set a time, and if Debra isn't ready by that time, he's leaving without her. Which may be the last thing he'll ever do.

Season 8, Episode 15: Party Dress

16 February 2004
Peggy's daughter is having a birthday party and Ally is invited. But she has to wear a dress and Ray doesn't want to spend all of that money.

Season 8, Episode 16: Security

23 February 2004
Robert installs a security alarm in Ray's house because he's thinking about retiring from the force and becoming an alarm salesman. But he wants everyone's opinion first.

Season 8, Episode 17: The Ingrate

1 March 2004
Ray's old college is giving him an honorary doctorate degree, and everyone starts fighting over who should get the most credit.

Season 8, Episode 18: Crazy Chin

22 March 2004
Hank and Pat ask Robert why he keeps touching his food to his chin before he eats it. Now the whole family is curious. Why does he do it?