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.
S04, E21 (First Aired: May. 1, 2000)
While crabby Robert convalesces at his parents' home after a close encounter with a bull, Debra searches for the cause of his mean-spirited behavior.
S04, E23 (First Aired: May. 15, 2000)
Still reeling after his encounter with a bull, Robert loses his nerve on his first day back with the police force and decides to quit his job to begin a new career in telemarketing.