Mad About You: Season 5

Episodes

# Air Date Title
1 Sep 17
1996

Dr. Wonderful

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 Buchma…

2 Sep 24
1996

The Grant

Jamie tries to stay awake, avoid coffee and continue to manage Brockwell’s campaign. Meanwhile, while Paul is trying to figure out how to use a sizeable grant that has c…

3 Oct 15
1996

Therapy

Months after setting it up, Paul and Jamie decide to keep their appointment with the therapist Fran referred them to, but doing so delays Paul’s shoot of his parents̵…

4 Oct 22
1996

The Clip Show

Having chosen the residents of Apartment 11-D as its parents, the baby in the making deals with musical interludes and parental cooing, and with lots and lots of choice moments…

5 Oct 29
1996

Burt's Building

Filming of Paul’s documentary takes him and Burt back to their old apartment building for the day, and events conspire to make Paul late for an appointment at Joan’…

6 Nov 12
1996

Jamie's Parents

The Stemples arrive at Paul and Jamie’s for a two-day visit, armed with a surprise, and another soon follows.

7 Nov 19
1996

Outbreak

The Buchmans decide the time and place of their grand announcement, but the leaks start early during Thanksgiving week.

8 Nov 26
1996

Every Good Boy Deserves Fudge

While Ira counsels against it, Paul contemplates abstinence until July. However, Jamie has other ideas and talks Paul into a trip upstate where they chance upon a dessert item…

9 Dec 17
1996

The Gym

Paul so likes playing the mystery man at a local gym that he talks Jamie out of working there, whereupon she hands over her free pass to a homeless acquaintance from the neighb…

10 Jan 07
1997

Chicken Man

Jamie finally lets her coworkers and Lance know about the baby, while Ira, turning money man and producer for ““Buchman,”“ actually managers to produce…

11 Jan 14
1997

The Recital

A politically incorrect Jamie pays the price for commenting about Ryan’s ability as a budding violinist, while a simmering Paul works up the nerve to confront their thera…

12 Jan 21
1997

The Handyman

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.

13 Feb 04
1997

Astrology

Nat’s sister, an astrologer, is in town and agrees to do charts for Lisa, Ira, Paul and a very reluctant Jamie.

14 Feb 11
1997

The Penis

The Buchmans promise to name their baby, if it’s a boy, after Paul’s ailing Uncle Phil, then find out his real name. Meanwhile, Paul is suddenly sure of the baby&#…

15 Feb 18
1997

Citizen Buchman

Paul’s great-uncle Marty dies on camera as he is being interviewed for ““Buchman”“ and his cryptic last words lead to a few unexpected disclosures…

16 Feb 25
1997

Her Houseboy, Coco

An enforced bed-rest of two to three days for Jamie means that Paul has to attend to her every need, and also deal with lack of heat in their apartment AND

17 Mar 18
1997

On the Road

To escape Jamie’s baby shower, Paul hits the road with Ira and Marvin in the latter’s van, but his urge to tell insensitive jokes quickly leads to trouble.

18 Apr 01
1997

The Cockatoo

Paul talks an unwilling Jamie into quitting her job at the mayoral campaign, but he is less successful in dealing with an exotic bird that flies into their lives.

19 Apr 15
1997

The Touching Game

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…

20 Apr 29
1997

The Dry Run

Paul and Jamie flunk out of a birthday class that Joan has managed to get them enrolled in. Meanwhile, ““Buchman”“ is being held hostage by the elder B…

21 May 06
1997

Guardianhood

Paul and Jamie are advised by their lawyer to select guardians for the baby in case of their death. But, to their astonishment, rejections pile up. Meanwhile, Jamie is flattere…

22 May 13
1997

The Feud

Theresa and Sylvia vie for the new crib honors, with predictable consequences. On another front, Paul wins big at poker but is paid off by Marvin in the form of specially-pric…

23 May 20
1997

The Birth (1)

As Paul’s documentary gets a surprisingly good review at a film festival, Jamie thinks she is going into labor. So they rush to the hospital, only to find out it was a f…

24 May 20
1997

The Birth (2)

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…

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.

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