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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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Series cast summary:
 Doug Heffernan / ... (206 episodes, 1998-2007)
 Carrie Heffernan (206 episodes, 1998-2007)
 Arthur Spooner / ... (193 episodes, 1998-2007)
 Deacon Palmer / ... (174 episodes, 1998-2007)
 Spence Olchin / ... (154 episodes, 1998-2007)
 Danny Heffernan / ... (103 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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Doug's favorite beer is Miller High Life. He is even shown in a picture during the episode "Kirbed Enthusiasm" drinking one and giving a thumbs up. See more »


In one episode Doug and Carrie's wedding is shown. Here you obviously see Carrie's wedding dress. In a later episode where Carrie has become concerned with her weight, she is shown trying to fit back into her wedding dress. They are two completely different dresses. See more »


Danny Heffernan: [while watching Football on a portable TV during Thanksgiving Dinner] Son Of An Ass!
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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 Chelsea Lately: Episode #6.129 (2012) See more »


The King of Queens Theme Song
Written by Josh Goldsmith & Cathy Yuspa
Performed by Billy Vera & The Beaters
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Best Comedy On TV
7 October 2006 | by (Newport, DE, USA) – See all my reviews

I have been watching King of Queens from the beginning, and have felt it is overlooked at the award shows. This show has the best humor, you can identify with the characters, we talk about it at work a lot, because I work at a company a lot like IPS, (DHL) and we just love the Teamster plugs!! Carrie is my hero, she is the best, she just puts it out there, no matter what the subject is. Arthur well what can you say? He just cracks you up, and really puts a spin on things. Doug, well he is just so lovable, and funny, the three characters, plus all the friends just make the show complete. This is the best comedy on TV!! I would say up there with Seinfeld, and hey, there's nothing wrong with that .... Excellente!! as Doug would say.

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