Ed: Season 3

Episodes

# Air Date Title
1 Sep 25
2002

Human Nature

Ed is forced to defend the scam artist who manipulated Mike into betting and losing $3,000 on a baseball game; Carol, still furious at Ed for kissing her before she left on her…

2 Oct 02
2002

Miss Stuckeyville

Ed is shocked when Carol announces her engagement to Dennis; Mark agrees to go on a diet if Diane enters the Miss Stuckeybowl pageant; Diane’s participation in the pagean…

3 Oct 09
2002

The Road

Overwhelmed by Carol’s wedding preparations, Ed decides to take to the road for awhile, but finds the peace and quiet more than he can bear; Eli and Phil duke it out on t…

4 Oct 16
2002

Charlotte and Wilbur

Carol’s father returns from Florida in time for his birthday party, unaware that she’s engaged. When she finally springs the news on him, he’s hurt that she&#…

5 Oct 30
2002

The Divorce

Ed represents a pair of squabbling morning radio hosts who want to split up after a twenty year friendship; Mike and Nancy find that their preemptive marriage counselor is more…

6 Nov 06
2002

May the Best Man Win

Jennifer Bradley breezes back into Ed’s life claiming that she needs his legal advice; Ed accepts Dennis’s sarcastic offer to be his best man; Carol’s impendi…

7 Nov 13
2002

The Wedding

The families converge for the wedding, and Carol begins to have second thoughts after talking to her father about her parents’ courtship; Warren enlists the help of Carol…

8 Nov 20
2002

Trapped

Tired of the continuing Carol/Ed saga, the pair’s friends trap them in Stuckeybowl until they finally work things out, one way or another.

9 Dec 11
2002

Makeovers

Lloyd returns to Stuckeyville, and his new scheme is selling makeup for men. When he’s prosecuted for being part of a pyramid scheme, Ed doubts Lloyd’s claims that…

10 Dec 18
2002

Neighbors

When a new lawyer arrives in Stuckeyville and encourages neighbors to sue each other, Ed hatches a scheme worthy of Phil to get Stuckeyvillans back together again; Carol urges…

11 Jan 08
2003

Frankie

As Ed takes the case of a injured high school football player who’s suing another player for unnecessary roughness, he meets an enthusiastic law school graduate eager for…

12 Jan 15
2003

Partners

Ed and Frankie represent a man who is suing his sister for ““outing”“ him, even though he insists he’s not gay; Carol goes looking for love in all…

13 Jan 22
2003

Hyenas & Wildebeests

Carol decides to be objective after debating whether she should avenge Rich Keenan’s cruel high school hoax on Molly by writing a negative review of his restaurant in the…

14 Feb 05
2003

The Case

Ed takes on his first homicide case when Eli’s friend is charged with second degree murder after another friend dies during the drunken recreation of an old high school p…

15 Feb 12
2003

Blips

Ed becomes concerned about his legacy after taking a longevity test and learning that his life expectancy is ““only”“ 83 years; Stella returns to Stucke…

16 Feb 19
2003

Good Advice

Frankie defends Ed when he’s sued for breaking a man’s thumb while rescuing him from a burning car; Molly contends with Ryan’s disapproval as she gets closer…

17 Feb 26
2003

Captain Lucidity

Ed tries lucid dreaming to figure out if he should pursue a relationship with Frankie.

18 Mar 05
2003

Business As Usual

After Mike and Dr. Jerome get into an ongoing battle over the sign outside their office, Nancy initially brings in Toby to do some conflict management, but is later forced to t…

19 Mar 12
2003

Babysitting

As Mike and Nancy endure a weekend at a bed-and-breakfast run by a over-enthusiastic owner with her own agenda, Ed babysits for Sarah while Frankie is out of town; when it beco…

20 Mar 28
2003

Second Chances

Frankie becomes upset when she learns that Ed has not been entirely forthcoming about his past with Carol; when the gang helps him save his former restaurant from going bankrup…

21 Apr 04
2003

The Movie

When Carol is discouraged after Ed spurns her feelings as ““not real”“, Molly becomes the catalyst in helping Ed to rethink his position; Ed helps an ol…

22 Apr 11
2003

The Decision

Eli, Phil and Shirley take over preparations for Stuckeybowl’s 75th birthday party; Carol completely freaks out when Ed tells her that Molly stole her journal and read pa…

About Ed

Ed Stevens is a contracts lawyer at a high-profile New York City firm. Around the same time he splits with his wife (she slept with a mailman), he makes a single error in punctuation when going over a contract; and because of the resulting financial loss to the firm, he’s fired. Despondent, he heads back to his (small) hometown of Stuckeyville — ‘Anytown’, USA. There he realizes he’s been missed by a lot of friends whom he’s missed; and he sees Carol, the girl he’d adored in high school. Swept up in roiling emotions, Ed buys the local bowling alley on a whim, moves to Stuckeyville, and determines to win Carol’s heart. His horizons broaden as he settles once more in Stuckeyville, and the series itself settles into a charming, funny, often serious slice-of-life series focused not solely on Ed but on the lovable ensemble cast of people who live and work with him in Stuckeyville.

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