Light television comedy featuring Paul and Jaime Buchman as a recently married couple in New York City. They point out the gentle humor of domesticity and in the everyday situations of life.
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This sitcom is about the fairly ordinary daily lives of a young couple of New Yorkers, too-nice-for-his-own-good filmmaker Paul Buchman and his assertive partner Jamie Stemple Buchman, who are almost constantly (working up to) bickering and making up with each-other and just about anybody else, notably his parents and siblings, her sister, their colleagues, friends, superintendent and neighbors, psycho-therapist, all kinds of staff, customers, officials, bystanders etc., even their dog Murray and his dog-walker. Written by KGF Vissers

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23 September 1992 (USA)  »

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Loco por ti  »

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Trivia

Ursula Buffay (Lisa Kudrow), the waitress, is Phoebe Buffay's (Lisa Kudrow) twin sister, from Friends (1994). In one episode of Friends (1994), Fran (Leila Kenzle) and Jamie (Helen Hunt) visit the coffee house, and mistake Phoebe for Ursula. See more »

Goofs

In "Love Among The Tiles", Paul and Jamie are trapped in their bathroom when the knob comes off the door. The bathroom has one small window. In "Same Time Next Week", Paul crawls easily out the window and stands on the fire escape. See more »

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[Paul is licking wedding invitation envelopes]
Jamie Buchman: How are you holding up?
Paul Buchman: Well, if I had two more tongues, I'd be the happiest person on Earth.
Jamie Buchman: (lights a cigarette) Second happiest.
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A much better show than I ever expected
3 November 2007 | by See all my reviews

I never watched this show in its original run, because I thought it was a sappy "relationship" comedy. I have since caught it in syndication, and I am surprised at how good it is. It does have its sappy moments (like even the greatest sitcoms -- except "Seinfeld," which poked fun at this show at least once), but at the core of the show is an homage to all things Manhattan, and classic comedy heavily influenced by "The Dick Van Dyke Show," "I Love Lucy," and Sid Caesar. I have laughed out loud more to this show than I have to some of my other favorites.

The show does have its weaknesses and some annoying characters, but the comedy holds up anyway. If you have avoided this show until now, give it a try.


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