Mad About You (1992–1999)
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Pandora's Box 

Jamie is operating her public relations firm in the apartment and Paul announces that he's the finalist for a grant for his documentary on the History of Television. Problems arise when ... See full summary »

Director:

David Steinberg

Writers:

Paul Reiser (created by), Danny Jacobson (created by) | 2 more credits »

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Cast

Episode complete credited cast:
Paul Reiser ... Paul Buchman
Helen Hunt ... Jamie Stemple Buchman
Leila Kenzle ... Fran Devanow
John Pankow ... Ira Buchman
Anne Ramsay ... Lisa Stemple (credit only)
Jerry Adler ... Mr. Wicker
Judy Geeson ... Maggie Conway
Jim Piddock ... Hal Conway
Liz Georges Liz Georges ... Mother
Erin Trimble Erin Trimble ... Little Girl
Brian Jensen Brian Jensen ... Soap Actor
Kevin Michael Richardson ... Cable Man (as Kevin M. Richardson)
Pat Crawford Brown ... Neighbor #1
Stan Sellers ... Neighbor #2
Lisa Kudrow ... Ursula Buffay
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Storyline

Jamie is operating her public relations firm in the apartment and Paul announces that he's the finalist for a grant for his documentary on the History of Television. Problems arise when Paul is watching TV in the living room, doing research and Jamie's trying to her work there as well. Jamie suggests she get an office, but Paul reminds her that they agreed that they can't afford it, then Jamie suggests that Paul move to the bedroom and watch it there, but they don't have cable there and Paul is opposed to get an additional hookup. Fran suggests to Jamie that they could steal cable and she helps her do it and now they have a hookup in the bedroom, behind Paul's back. Paul eventually finds out that the cable in the bedroom is stolen and while dealing with the cable guy on the roof, they come clean with him and they are responsible for getting their entire apartment's cable disconnected. Now everyone is outraged, since they lost their cable and are voicing their displeasure at them. Paul... Written by goleafs84

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Genres:

Comedy | Romance

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Details

Language:

English

Release Date:

3 November 1994 (USA) See more »

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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

Jerry Adler plays the part of Mr Wicker in this episode, along with eight others. Previously, in episode 2.1, Mad About You: Murray's Tale (1993), he played the role of Sgt. Panino. See more »

Connections

Referenced in Madman of the People: Birthday in the Big House (1994) See more »

Soundtracks

Final Frontier
Composed by Don Was and Paul Reiser
Produced by Don Was
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