Premise: Ray Barone is a successful sports writer and family man who deals with a brother and parents -- who happen to live across the street. Mom Marie loves to meddle in his life, while older brother Robert sometimes resents his success, and Dad Frank just makes comments and raids the fridge. Nevertheless, Ray manages to keep a bright outlook and a sense of humor, leaving the hard issues to his more-practical wife, Debra.
S03, E03 (First Aired: Oct. 5, 1998)
Debra grows jealous when the baby sitter she hired becomes more popular with the children than she is.
S03, E04 (First Aired: Oct. 12, 1998)
Ray fears the wrath of Debra after he embarrasses her in front of everyone at a school auction.