Mad About You, created by Paul Reiser and Danny Jacobson

Mad About You is an American sitcom created by Paul Reiser and Danny Jacobson. It aired from September 23, 1992 to May 24, 1999 on the NBC Network. It ran for seven seasons and was divided into 164 episodes, approximately the duration of each episode was 22 minutes.

The main characters in the series are Paul Buchman, Jamie Buchman, Murray the Name of a Dog, Fran Devanow, Lisa Stemple, Ira Buchman, Sylvia Buchman, Burt Buchman, Mabel Buchman, and Mark Devanow.

Buchman was a student at the New York University Film School, after attending the school he struggled for recognition before finally finding success making films in New York City. He lives with his wife, dog and his daughter in Union Square. Jamie Buchman, who is the daughter of Gus and Theresa Stemple, runs a grooms shop; I mean after seven friends at Yale University, she met Paul Buchman by stealing a copy of The New York Times with some fantastic excuse. She doesn’t have a good relationship with his mother-in-law.

Murray is Paul and Jamie Buchman’s dog. Murray sometimes chases an invisible mouse and ends up hitting his head on something. One day, Jamie found the real mouse that Murray was after. Fran Devanow is Jamie’s best friend; she was Regional Vice President of Public Relations for Farrer-Gantz and hired Jamie as her assistant. Fran left Farrer-Gantz in 1989 to spend time with her five-year-old son and her husband, Mark. When Fran left her position, Jamie was promoted to that position. Fran breaks off her relationship with Mark after 10 years of marriage; this incident shocked both Jamie and her husband Paul. Jamie also has a sister who is three years older than Jamie, her name is Lisa. Lisa has some psychological problems. Lisa blames Jamie for all of her problems because she believes that Jamie kept her from relating to others and tied her to a life of insecurity and neurosis. Ira, who is Paul’s cousin and appeared on Mad About You in the episode “The Wedding Affair”. He worked for Paul’s father, Burt, at Burchman’s Sporting Goods. Paul and Ira were close friends, but were against coming out when Ira took over Buchman’s Sporting Goods following Burt’s retirement.

The show received a total of 274 in Nielsen ratings, during the first season its rating was 54, then 31, 11, 37, 24, 32, and 85 in the remaining seasons, respectively.

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