Mad About You: Season 6


# Air Date Title
1 Sep 23

Coming Home

The first day back from the hospital finds Paul and Jamie still figuring out how to care for their daughter and what to name her, until help arrives in the form of Jamie’…

2 Sep 30

Letters to Mabel

Jamie kicks off a letter-writing spree by penning one to her infant daughter to be read on her 18th birthday. Ira and Joan join in on the fun, while Paul goes through draft af…

3 Oct 28

Speed Baby

Jamie stumbles upon a strange cure to Mabel’s crying fits, while Paul valiently tries to catch a few winks before an important meeting with a Belgian distributor.

4 Nov 04

Uncle Phil and the Coupons

The search for a preschool for the three-week old Mabel cannot begin soon enough, but has to compete for attention with the coupon fraud trial of Uncle Phil, and an odd caper i…

5 Nov 11

Moody Blues

Jamie resents being tagged with the dime-store psychological cliche that is postpartum depression, and almost wrecks the wedding plans of a stranger. Meanwhile, Paul directs a…

6 Nov 18

The Magic Pants

The Buchmans find a baby-sitter they are comfortable with, but Paul and Jamie’s first evening out by themselves begins with Paul not in his pants and ends on an even more…

7 Nov 25

Le Sex Show

Paul and Jamie grapple with the pressure of having sex for the first time since Mabel’s birth, but their therapist seems not much help.

8 Dec 09

The New Friend

Paul and Jamie meet a new neighbor, Sarah, a divorced mother of three who manages to teach Jamie a more casual style of parenting. Also, Paul and Jamie conspire to set up Sara…

9 Dec 16

The Conversation

Paul and Jamie try to help each other get through the excruciating process of ““Ferberizing”“ the baby—they must allow the child to cry herself to…

10 Jan 06


Jamie is reluctant to stop breast-feeding exclusively, but she knows it’s time for the baby to learn to feed from the bottle, while Paul is excited to be able to feed the…

11 Jan 13

Good Old Reliable Nathan

When Paul gives a speech at a college, he’s shocked to discover that Jamie lost her virginity to the visiting professor. It’s a comedy of errors as the professor b…

12 Jan 20

Separate Planes

It’s the first plane flight with the baby and Paul and Jamie take separate planes—they’re told it’s not uncommon for new parents to do to avoid orphanin…

13 Feb 24

Cheating on Sheila

When Paul and Jamie feel that their current therapist, Sheila, isn’t quite helping out, Paul and Jamie see another therapist, Sydney. They love Sydney enough to “&…

14 Mar 03

Back to Work

Jamie decides to go back to work, and everything says to go back to work. There’s only one problem: she doesn’t want to and tries to get herself fired. Meanwhile,…

15 Mar 17

The Second Mrs. Buchman

Jamie discovers that Paul was married before—if only to get an old Russian woman U.S. citizenship. Jamie’s upset that she is, indeed, the second Mrs. Buchman. Mea…

16 Mar 24

The Coin of Destiny

When Paul innocently flips a coin to make a decision, Paul’s former producer overhears a conversation that puts Paul and Jamie in the limelight with the tabloid program &…

17 Mar 31

The Caper

Paul’s birthday party turns into an event worthy of a detective mystery when Maggie and Hal suspect Buchman party guests of stealing a prestigious painting from their adj…

18 Apr 14

The Baby Video

Paul, Jamie and Ira decide to make a baby video. However, Paul starring as the Sandman frightens kids and turns them off to the concept. Meanwhile, Paul’s parents tell…

19 Apr 28

Fire at Riff's

Paul convinces Jamie to quit her job. Joan is posing for ““The 20 Most Eligible Bachelorettes in New York”“ for a magazine and Debbie is jealous. Paul…

20 May 05

Mother's Day

Paul tries to pick a Mother’s Day present for Jamie, but Ira and Marvin have better ideas: a rocking chair and a message displayed on the Times Square video screen. Sylv…

21 May 12

Paul Slips in the Shower

Paul’s life flashes before his eyes when he takes a spill in the shower.

22 May 19

Nat & Arley

Paul and Jamie act as matchmakers for dogwalker Nat and babysitter Arley. Meanwhile, Ira tries giving up sex, and Paul makes a discovery about Jamie when they go to a sleep cl…

23 May 19

The Finale

Paul and Jamie search for a full-time nanny, and Paul finds one in the form of Nancy Bloom, a caterer he inadvertently got fired from the production of a documentary about R…

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.