Ray Barone seemingly has it all. A wonderful wife, a beautiful family, a great job, a nice house on Long Island. There's only one problem. His obnoxious parents (who live across the street) and his jealous brother are always getting in the way.Written by
In Marie and Frank's kitchen, there is a large wooden fork and spoon hanging by the door. In the first season, the fork and spoon are there, but they are much larger, by a few feet in length. See more »
In the episode with Raymond's diary, Marie makes like she is reading from Raymond's diary, however from the angle that she's holding it, it's obvious that there's no writing on the page except for a standard header on every page. Raymond also doesn't write anything when she asks him to amend the entry. See more »
[Robert started hanging out with black people]
I don't even understand one word you're saying anymore. Yesterday, why the hell did you call me "dog"?
It's a good thing. It means I like you.
I see. In that case, from this day on I'm calling you "jackass". That's also a sign of affection.
[Ray comes in]
What the hell was that for?
It's "Robert Talk". It means you're good-looking.
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The Where's Lunch production logo shows a plate of food being placed on a dining table. Each episode has its own unique plate of food. See more »
It took me a long time to get into this show because most of my friends kept putting it down. I'm now addicted to ELR and bad luck if nobody else I know admits to watching it! Apart from 'Becker' no other current American comedies really appeal to me.
What do I like about ELR? The way Ray sets off events without knowing how, then stands back and watches the results of his unconscious actions. Both the cast and the scripts are first-rate. Robert of course has to be my favourite character; he reminds me in some ways of Jack Benny. Favourite episode has to be the one in which Ray's parents back the car through the front wall. One of the great moments of television!
Long may this series continue.
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