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.
S05, E19 (First Aired: Apr. 9, 2001)
Tempers flare when Marie accuses Debra of not returning a borrowed canister that has sentimental value.
S05, E20 (First Aired: Apr. 23, 2001)
Ray ends up in the doghouse for a shaky financial decision, but it turns out he's not the only one who's guilty.