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, E23 (First Aired: May. 14, 2001)
Debra can't help but question the solidity of her relationship with Ray after her parents make a shocking announcement.
S05, E24 (First Aired: May. 21, 2001)
Ray hits the roof when Frank, who generously offered to paint his son's house, refuses to use the color Ray wants.