Mad About You

10 Best Episodes of Mad About You - Season 3

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 Alan Brady Show (Season 3 - Episode 16)

Paul finds it very difficult to deal with the considerable ego of a legendary TV star, until help arrives in the form of a tip from a surprising quarter.

The episode was rated 7.52 from 31 votes.

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#14 - Pandora's Box (Season 3 - Episode 6)


Jamie works around Paul's opposition to having a TV in their bedroom, and hotwires an additional cable outlet with Fran's help. The resulting complications ultimately lead to a city-wide blackout.

The episode was rated 7.53 from 38 votes.

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#13 - Home (Season 3 - Episode 2)

The war of the Buchmans and the Conways is fully engaged as rumors fly about the apartment building going co-op. Meanwhile, Murray and Sophie, Conway's dog, find true love and then some more.

The episode was rated 7.57 from 35 votes.

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#12 - Legacy (Season 3 - Episode 5)


Arranging an appearance by a former Yankee player for Buchman's Sporting Goods annual midnight sale, Jamie gets her PR juices flowing. But Paul is left feeling uncomfortable, for more reasons than one.

The episode was rated 7.64 from 36 votes.

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#11 - Just My Dog (Season 3 - Episode 15)

The tale of Murray's showbiz career, spawned by a walk-on appearance in a commercial directed by Paul, advanced by an eager agent, leading all the way to an audition for a series.

The episode was rated 7.64 from 28 votes.

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#10 - Purseona (Season 3 - Episode 18)


Paul's Canadian adventure gets off to a bad start and Jamie's pitch to a client does likewise while Lisa's day is smooth sailing after she accidentally snags her sister's purse and more.

The episode was rated 7.69 from 26 votes.

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#9 - Mad Without You (Season 3 - Episode 17)

Jamie goes up to Connecticut to keep her dad company, and the home-alone Paul gets quite giddy enjoying his role as ""Lord of the Manor.""

The episode was rated 7.70 from 30 votes.

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#8 - Escape from New York (Season 3 - Episode 1)


A wave of heat and the death of climate device rushes Paul and Jamie to find a refreshment. They go out on the streets of NY, but find out that there it's even worse. Jaime convinces Paul that they should runaway from the town and have dinner in a restaurant by the sea where they used to eat. But, while borrowing Fran's car, Jamie gets upset to find out that Fran got her old job...

The episode was rated 7.76 from 33 votes.

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#7 - How to Fall in Love (Season 3 - Episode 12)

Paul's ideas on how to meet and engage the opposite sex are tested by Jamie in a hypothetical encounter, while Ira has a very real encounter with Jamie's friend.

The episode was rated 7.76 from 29 votes.

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#6 - Cake Fear (Season 3 - Episode 21)


The saga of Paul's birthdays since meeting Jamie, going back and then forth, recounting the disasters and the strange tale of a bottle of Grandfather Port.

The episode was rated 7.79 from 29 votes.

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#5 - Giblets for Murray (Season 3 - Episode 8)

Jamie's perfect Thanksgiving feast involves a buffet for ten and five turkeys, thanks to Murray and the extremely friendly neighborhood grocer Kim.

The episode was rated 7.81 from 36 votes.

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#4 - When I'm Sixty-Four (Season 3 - Episode 4)


The Wickers have a big fight and Mr. Wicker moves in with the Buchmans. Meanwhile, Jamie finally succumbs to an eye exam, where she finds out that she'll have to wear glasses. But, to decide between between glasses and contact lenses is so hard that it seems to be mission: impsossible.

The episode was rated 7.81 from 31 votes.

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#3 - 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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#2 - 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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#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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