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Mad About You 

Paul and Jamie Buchman are a recently-married New York City couple. They point out the gentle humor in domesticity and life's everyday situations.
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Series cast summary:
Paul Reiser ...  Paul Buchman 162 episodes, 1992-1999
Helen Hunt ...  Jamie Stemple Buchman 162 episodes, 1992-1999
John Pankow ...  Ira Buchman 145 episodes, 1993-1999
Leila Kenzle ...  Fran Devanow 138 episodes, 1992-1999
Anne Ramsay ...  Lisa Stemple 124 episodes, 1992-1999
Maui ...  Murray 107 episodes, 1992-1999
Cynthia Harris ...  Sylvia Buchman 72 episodes, 1993-1999
Louis Zorich ...  Burt Buchman 71 episodes, 1993-1999
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Storyline

This sitcom is about the fairly ordinary daily lives of young newlywed New Yorkers, too-nice-for-his-own-good filmmaker Paul Buchman and his assertive partner Jamie Stemple Buchman, who are almost constantly (working up to) bickering and making up with each other and just about anybody else, notably his parents and siblings, her sister, their colleagues, friends, superintendent, and neighbors, psychotherapist, all kinds of staff, customers, officials, bystanders etc., even their dog Murray and his dog-walker. Written by KGF Vissers

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Comedy | Romance

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Official Sites:

Sony Pictures Entertainment

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

23 September 1992 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Mad About You See more »

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Runtime:

(164 episodes)

Sound Mix:

Dolby

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Exists in the same universe as Friends and Seinfeld. See more »

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In "Love Among The Tiles", Paul and Jamie are trapped in their bathroom when the knob comes off the door. The bathroom has one small window. In "Same Time Next Week", Paul crawls easily out the window and stands on the fire escape. See more »

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Jamie Buchman: Oh my god, don't ever die. 'Give me my Romeo, and when he shall die, take him and cut him out in little stars, and make the face of heaven so fine that all the world would be in love with night.' Did I ever tell you I played Juliet in the fifth grade? I did. Opposite Steven Palumbo's Romeo. Oy. What an actor he was. He started crying during my monologue when he was supposed to be dead, because he said I was leaning on his arm. Oh my god, don't ever die. I have so much more to tell you, and I'm ...
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A much better show than I ever expected
3 November 2007 | by markbowenSee all my reviews

I never watched this show in its original run, because I thought it was a sappy "relationship" comedy. I have since caught it in syndication, and I am surprised at how good it is. It does have its sappy moments (like even the greatest sitcoms -- except "Seinfeld," which poked fun at this show at least once), but at the core of the show is an homage to all things Manhattan, and classic comedy heavily influenced by "The Dick Van Dyke Show," "I Love Lucy," and Sid Caesar. I have laughed out loud more to this show than I have to some of my other favorites.

The show does have its weaknesses and some annoying characters, but the comedy holds up anyway. If you have avoided this show until now, give it a try.


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