Mad About You

10 Best Episodes of Mad About You

Young, urban newlyweds Paul and Jamie Buchman try to sustain their marital bliss while sidestepping the hurdles of love in the '90s.

Written by Sophie and last updated on jan 10, 2023.

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#15 - The Finale (2) (Season 4 - Episode 23)

Ira and Lisa try to engineer the Buchman reconciliation, except it proves easier to resolve the scheduling conflict between Burt and Sylvia's 45th anniversary party and Lisa's engagement party.

The episode was rated 7.82 from 22 votes.

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#14 - The Touching Game (Season 5 - Episode 19)


A very pregnant Jamie insists on helping out at David (Paul's cousin) and Jared's new coffee shop, with disastrous results. Meanwhile, Ira and Paul help a pregnant woman on a bus.

The episode was rated 7.83 from 23 votes.

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#13 - The Handyman (Season 5 - Episode 12)

The perils of engaging Paul and Jamie's handyman are visited upon Lisa, whose fiance is more than willing to finance Paul's over-budget documentary project.

The episode was rated 7.85 from 27 votes.

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#12 - Our Fifteen Minutes (Season 3 - Episode 11)


Paul is one of six documentary filmmakers selected by PBS to turn the camera on themselves for 15 minutes, and in his case, it turns into a big surprise.

The episode was rated 7.86 from 28 votes.

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#11 - Mad About You (2) (Season 3 - Episode 14)

The saga of the three months leading up to Paul and Jamie's wedding, what with the invitations, the reception menu, the dress fittings, the band selection, the rehearsal dinner and the remarkable goings-on of the night before.

The episode was rated 7.87 from 23 votes.

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#10 - Surprise (Season 2 - Episode 8)


Jamie suspects a surprise party waiting for her at home. However, that's not what Paul has arranged for her birthday. They then get separated on the subway en route to the surprise.

The episode was rated 7.87 from 47 votes.

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#9 - Married to the Job (Season 2 - Episode 4)

An evening out at Riff's sees Paul complaining about his meddlesome new producer, and Jamie venting about her credit-claiming boss, who happens to be seated nearby.

The episode was rated 7.88 from 50 votes.

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#8 - A Pair of Hearts (Season 2 - Episode 9)


A free weekend in Atlantic City has been mysteriously arranged for Jamie, Paul, Fran & Ira, by Ira's ex-wife as it turns out, is now a casino hostess who wants Ira to sign divorce papers.

The episode was rated 7.91 from 44 votes.

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#7 - Dr. Wonderful (Season 5 - Episode 1)

With Mark Devanow in Europe, a pregnant Jamie and Paul have to look around for a gynecologist, and Debbie tries to set them up with her girlfriend. Meanwhile, the elder Buchmans finally get to meet Debbie's ""friend.""

The episode was rated 7.93 from 28 votes.

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#6 - The Late Show (Season 2 - Episode 14)


Fran tells Jamie that she may be pregnant, and Paul finds out from Ira that Ira may have gotten someone pregnant, but neither realizes that it is Ira who might have gotten Fran pregnant.

The episode was rated 7.94 from 33 votes.

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#5 - Disorientation (Season 2 - Episode 21)

The night before Jamie returns to school she worries that Paul might not support her fully. In the morning, before Jamie leaves, Paul realizes that he has forgotten to mail her registration.

The episode was rated 7.97 from 29 votes.

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#4 - The Birth (2) (Season 5 - Episode 24)


Jamie runs into an old flame in a cab on the way to the hospital. Meanwhile, Paul gets a grand tour of the innards of Roosevelt Hospital courtesy of a film star. And, oh yeah, the baby arrives.

The episode was rated 8.00 from 13 votes.

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#3 - Paul is Dead (Season 2 - Episode 12)

The death of a Paul Buchman affects Jamie and Paul quite suddenly, leaving them without cash or credit. Meanwhile, Paul is morbidly curious about his deceased namesake.

The episode was rated 8.05 from 37 votes.

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#2 - The Finale (3) (Season 4 - Episode 24)


Paul and Jamie take a walk through the park to talk their differences out by themselves. They succeed, and return to their apartment, where Jamie springs a surprise on Paul.

The episode was rated 8.42 from 19 votes.

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#1 - Up in Smoke (2) (Season 3 - Episode 24)

Unable to buy her an anniversary present, with or without everyone else's help, Paul hands Jamie a slip of paper entitling her to a magical night. Things take a decidedly unusual turn after that.

The episode was rated 8.56 from 16 votes.

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