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.
S07, E18 (First Aired: Mar. 10, 2003)
Ray persuades Robert to botch an invitation assignment so Amy will let him off the hook with their wedding plans, but the scheme backfires. Fred Willard and Georgia Engel guest star.
S05, E19 (First Aired: Apr. 9, 2001)
Tempers flare when Marie accuses Debra of not returning a borrowed canister that has sentimental value.