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.
S06, E24 (First Aired: May. 6, 2002)
A feud erupts between Debra and Marie, forcing the rest of the family to choose sides and making Frank and Ray to do the talking for them.
S06, E25 (First Aired: May. 13, 2002)
Robert's attempt to play peacemaker backfires, escalating the cold war between Marie and Debra.