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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 Doug Heffernan / ... (206 episodes, 1998-2007)
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 Carrie Heffernan (206 episodes, 1998-2007)
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 Arthur Spooner (174 episodes, 1998-2007)
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 Deacon Palmer (156 episodes, 1998-2007)
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 Spence Olchin (124 episodes, 1998-2007)
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 Danny Heffernan (83 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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Doug's favorite number is 5. See more »

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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 »

Quotes

Carrie Spooner Heffernan: Is this how you take a bath?
Spence Olchin: Yes.
Carrie Spooner Heffernan: You look like Ernie from Sesame Street.
Spence Olchin: What did I do to you?
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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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Referenced in Chelsea Lately: Episode #6.129 (2012) 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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Could it be anymore under rated?
19 October 2004 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I consider myself to be a connoisseur of sitcoms, and used to spend many long hours wasting my life watching them all. Sense Seinfeld, Friends and many other great sitcoms have left the scene I am left with wasting my life on the one great series that is left, "The King of Queens", and in my humble opinion beats them all. I have to admit, as has been mentioned before, it takes a couple of shows before you get hooked but it doesn't take long before you start realizing the brilliant comedic performance and timing of Kevin James, Patton Oswalt, Jerry Stiller and Leah Remini. I don't think the few people criticizing the show realize just how much talent it takes to make the world laugh, they really don't. However, I'm puzzled only about one thing, "Everybody Loves Raymond," but I don't, and it is hovering around #5 in the ratings but The King of Queens, which totally kicks ass on Raymond isn't even showing up in the top 20, what's up with that? Don't get me wrong because I've watched Raymond and I think it is "okay" funny but not nearly the caliber that KoQ's is. CBS needs to give a little more respect and focus some PR on the show and especially Kevin James because when movie goers get finally get tired of the very funny Adam Sandler I predict Kevin is next in line (or at least I secretly hope).


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