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The King of Queens 

TV-PG | | Comedy | TV Series (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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Series cast summary:
...  Doug Heffernan / ... 206 episodes, 1998-2007
...  Carrie Heffernan 206 episodes, 1998-2007
...  Arthur Spooner 205 episodes, 1998-2007
...  Deacon Palmer / ... 195 episodes, 1998-2007
...  Spence Olchin 179 episodes, 1998-2007
...  Danny Heffernan / ... 136 episodes, 1999-2007
...  Holly Shumpert / ... 83 episodes, 2001-2007
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Storyline

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've 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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Comedy That Delivers! See more »

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21 September 1998 (USA)  »

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Trivia

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 »

Goofs

In a few episodes there is a reference to the characters going to "Dairy Queen". There are no "Dairy Queens" in Queens, or in all of NYC for that matter. See more »

Quotes

Joe Heffernan: You're out of your mind!
Arthur Spooner: I've never been more in my mind!
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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 »


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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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Comedy from the New York suburbs
24 November 2005 | by See all my reviews

This show is hilarious. You've got Doug played by Kevin James who is the loving and sometimes self-centered husband to Carrie played by Leah Remini. Now Carrie her character is witty and somewhat high-strung. Living with them is Carrie's father Arthur who appears to be one of the highlights of the show. This show was released in 1998 and I didn't start watching it until about a year ago and found it interestingly funny. Out of mostly all the sitcoms on TV this show has a realistic quality about it. King of Queens is a show focus on everyday life of a middle working-class couple. It's very rare to see a sitcom like this within the past decade. The humor is full of satire which makes the show catchable to enjoy. Arthur played Jerry Stiller is a well-known comic and as a supporting cast member he is terrific. King of Queens is definitely a show to watch week nights after a days work. Even the repeats are still enjoyable.


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