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.
S08, E14 (First Aired: Feb. 9, 2004)
Debra assures her husband she will be on time for an awards dinner, then her hair gets caught in a curling iron.
S08, E15 (First Aired: Feb. 16, 2004)
Ray refuses to buy a $250 dress for Ally to wear to her friend's birthday party.