The King of Queens (1998–2007)

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Delivery man Doug Heffernan has a good life: He's got a pretty wife (Carrie), a big TV and friends to watch it with. Then Carrie's goofy and annoying father Arthur moves in with them.

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Nominated for 1 Primetime Emmy. Another 14 wins & 4 nominations. See more awards »



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Series cast summary:
 Doug Heffernan / ... (206 episodes, 1998-2007)
 Carrie Heffernan (206 episodes, 1998-2007)
 Arthur Spooner (176 episodes, 1998-2007)
 Deacon Palmer (156 episodes, 1998-2007)
 Spence Olchin (125 episodes, 1998-2007)
 Danny Heffernan (83 episodes, 1999-2007)


Taking place in Rego Park, Queens, New York, a blue-collar married couple, Doug, a deliveryman, and Carrie, a secretary at a law firm, who both live with Carrie's oddball father, Arthur, try to make the best of what they got while trying to make their marriage somewhat normal and getting through tiny problems that they have together, even the occasional run-in with Carrie's father. Written by rocknrollunderdawg

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Comedy That Delivers! See more »


Comedy | Romance


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Release Date:

21 September 1998 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Diabli nadali  »

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(206 episodes)

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1.33 : 1
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Did You Know?


In several episodes throughout the series, famous video game icon, Sonic the Hedgehog can be seen on an arcade machine inside Cooper's bar, a setting frequently used on the show. See more »


In several episodes with scenes that take place outside, palm trees can be seen in the background due to the show being filmed in Los Angeles. There are no palm trees in New York City. See more »


Arthur Spooner: Why do we have to sit so close to the kitchen? Is it because we're black?
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Crazy Credits

A couple of episodes show bloopers while the credits are rolling. One of the episodes that do this is "Package Deal," which can be found in Season 3, Episode 19. See more »


Referenced in The Simpsons: The Ten-Per-Cent Solution (2011) See more »


The King of Queens Theme Song
Written by Josh Goldsmith & Cathy Yuspa
Performed by Billy Vera & The Beaters
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this is a hilarious show
1 July 2005 | by (Pennsylvania,US) – See all my reviews

Every night after Malcolm in the Middle, I watch a double dose of this show on UPN 9 at 7. There are some problems with the show, but the rest is just pure hilarity. The problems are mostly that often in the episodes Doug might start up a topic and he and Carrie fight about the topic throughout the whole episode. Despite the topics, the show has great characters with original personalities. Arthur is a hilarious character that I think the show couldn't do without. This show reminds me of Everybody Loves Raymond, which is just as funny, but King of Queens' comedic jokes are easier to figure out than Raymond's. This is a good way to spend an hour of your time, because you'll love it.

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