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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 Doug Heffernan / ... (206 episodes, 1998-2007)
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 Carrie Heffernan (206 episodes, 1998-2007)
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 Arthur Spooner (196 episodes, 1998-2007)
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 Deacon Palmer / ... (180 episodes, 1998-2007)
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 Spence Olchin (162 episodes, 1998-2007)
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 Danny Heffernan / ... (115 episodes, 1999-2007)
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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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Nicole Sullivan, best known as Holly "the dog walker" played another character when Carrie was briefly pregnant. (Episode Pregnant Pause) She tried to sell Carrie a changing table at a baby store. See more »

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In the outside shots of Doug and Carrie's house the door has three small windows, however on the inside, the door has one big window. See more »

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[Doug and Carrie are arguing about their parents]
Carrie Spooner Heffernan: Don't you bring my father into this!
Doug Heffernan: He's out of his mind! He cancelled our cable, because the cable company wouldn't pay him each time they ran the movie "Arthur"!
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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 »


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The King of Queens Theme Song
Written by Josh Goldsmith & Cathy Yuspa
Performed by Billy Vera & The Beaters
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Very Funny!
8 August 2004 | by (Kansas City, MO) – See all my reviews

The King of Queens is a very funny show especially since Jerry Stiller (Ben Stiller's dad) is in this series and I think Jerry Stiller is hilarious! This series is about a blue-collar couple, Douglas and Carrie Heffernan (Kevin James and Leah Remini) share their home in Queens, New York (suburb of New York City) with Carrie's crazy dad, Arthur (played the hilarious, Jerry Stiller). Burly Doug, who makes a living as a parcel deliveryman, often has to scheme to find time alone with Carrie, as Arthur can be quiet a handful -- so much so that they a dog-walker, Holly, to look after him. When he's not working, clashing with Arthur, or nesting with Carrie, Doug hangs with his advice-giving buddies Deacon (Victor Williams) and Spence (Patton Oswalt), as well as his cousin Danny (Gary Valentine). This series premiered on CBS in September 1998. This series is so funny and I think all the jokes are funny and I think Leah Remini kind of reminds me of Jennifer Aniston from "Friends".

User Rating: 9/10

BOTTOM LINE: VERY FUNNY!


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