Mad About You: Season 4


# Air Date Title
1 Sep 24

New Sleep-Walking PLUS

Jamie is enthralled by it, Paul doesn’t remember it, Murray didn’t see it, and Ira laughs at it—another night and the day after in the Buchmans’ lives.…

2 Oct 01

The Parking Space

After a four year wait, the Buchmans finally have dibs on a parking space in a nearby garage, but still no car.

3 Oct 08

The Test

A long wait at the bus stop leaves time for the Buchmans to take a Cosmopolitan marriage test. (Clip show).

4 Oct 29

The Good, the Bad and the Not-So-Appealing

Inspired by a Martha Stewart idea, Sylvia organizes a high-noonish tag-what-you-want lunch for her family, complete with a shoot-out in the kitchen with Jamie.

5 Nov 05

I Don't See It

At first, Paul has only a vague notion he knows who Jamie’s interview at City Hall is with, but he figures it out and complicates matters when Jamie and Fran are about to…

6 Nov 12

Yoko Said

Yoko Ono is in town for some film happenings and Paul tries to do something different for the Explorer Channel with her help.

7 Nov 19

An Angel for Murray

With Murray around, the Buchmans are no dinks, so when Lisa demurs they are obligated to hire a professional to walk Murray. And Murray seems to prefer the newcomer to Paul.

8 Nov 26

The Couple

Three lies, two shows and a realization as Jamie and Paul figure out ““why it will never happen”“ to them, or so one is led to believe when their new fr…

9 Dec 17

New Year's Eve

Paul and Jamie are obliged to spend New Year’s Eve apart for the first time, but strange happenings in Times Square have a will and a way all their own.

10 Jan 07

Ovulation Day

Paul and Jamie try to time a love-in-the-afternoon rendezvous back at their apartment, but his family shows up at the most inopportune time, with Debbie springing a big surpris…

11 Jan 14

Get Back

Jamie throws out her back during adventurous sex on the floor, leaving Paul to help out with her duties at City Hall while also trying to get his father to an optometrist’…

12 Feb 04

Dream Weaver

A night of cascading dreams of Paul and Jamie’s, featuring ostriches, ducks and a party with the frug, with lots of interpretation and a poem (and a half) by Henry Gibson…

13 Feb 18

Hot and Cold

Ira resumes gambling, wins a lot, hands out generous presents and then takes a $4,000 bath—no problems for him, but a couple for the Buchmans.

14 Feb 25


Paul and Jamie embark on an organic fertility enhancement program with Mark’s help, plus a day off at a fancy local hotel at Fran’s suggestion.

15 Mar 10

Everybody Hates Me

Jamie tries a new look with interesting consequences, while Ira feels betrayed at the love game, let down by his quality wingman Paul, who digs himself a big hole discussing be…

16 Mar 17

Do Me a Favor

The saga of a daisy-chain of favors, triggered by the young daughter of Ira’s girlfriend wanting an autographed picture of the mayor, and complicated by Paul and his fanc…

17 Mar 24

The Glue People

After talking to Fran, Ira and Mark the Buchamns realize that their friends are in a big fight due to Fran & Ira’s recent relationship so Jamie decides to take everyb…

18 Mar 31

The Sample

The next step in the Buchman baby saga is trying to find out if Paul is the reason Jamie is unable to conceive. They rush to the hospital, but everything seems to be trying to…

19 Apr 14

The Procedure

Jamie undergoes a minor diagnostic procedure and is quite smitten by her doctor so as Fran. Meanwhile, Paul’s job is on the risk when the head people from his office find…

20 Apr 21

The Weed

Jamie tries to plan for a weekend getaway in Pennsylvania Dutch country, but Paul is preoccupied with his current documentary project about a weed to be interested. Meanwhile,…

21 Apr 28

The Award

Nominated once again for the Silver Sprocket, a reluctant Paul is coaxed into a tuxedo by Ira and expects to attend the ceremony with Jamie at his side to counter the weasels f…

22 May 05

The Finale (1)

After a week’s reflection and ignoring Ira’s emphatic advice not to, Paul decides to tell Jamie about his walk around the block with a female filmmaker he met at th…

23 May 19

The Finale (2)

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 L…

24 May 19

The Finale (3)

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.

About Mad About You

A humorous look at newlyweds Jamie and Paul Buchman as they discover each other’s idiosyncrasies and learn to deal with them.
Paul, a documentary filmmaker, is creative, idealistic and an all around nice guy. Jamie, a public relations specialist, is direct, assertive and a practical person. They are very much in love this helps them develop a strong relationship in spite of their friends, families and themselves.