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Mad About You 

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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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Cast

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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Technical Specs

Runtime:

(164 episodes)

Sound Mix:

Dolby

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Trivia

Jerry Adler plays the part of Sgt. Panino in episode 2.1, Mad About You: Murray's Tale (1993), but returns in episode 2.19, Mad About You: Love Letters (1994), and eight subsequent episodes as Mr Wicker. See more »

Goofs

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 »

Quotes

[a list of songs Ira plans to play at Jamie's wedding]
Jamie Buchman: No, no, no, not "The Hokey Pokey."
Ira Buchman: James, ya gotta have The Hokey Pokey. That's what it's all about.
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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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