Mad About You

(1992)
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Mad About You is an American sitcom that aired on NBC from September 23, 1992 to May 24, 1999. The show stars Paul Reiser and Helen Hunt as a newly married couple in New York City. Reiser played Paul Buchman, a documentary film maker. Hunt played Jamie Stemple Buchman, a public relations specialist. Near the end of the show's run, the couple had a baby daughter, whom they named Mabel.

The series focuses mainly on the newlyweds while they dealt with everything from humorous daily minutiae to major struggles. The show's willingness to find comedy in realistic situations and observational dialogue garnered it comparisons to Seinfeld, another NBC comedy about thirty-somethings in New York City.

Helen Hunt and Paul Reiser were paid $1 million per episode for the last season. However, ratings fell sharply that year as the series was shuffled away from its Tuesday slot to prop up a fledgling Monday night line-up of comedies on NBC. The final episode of the series was "The Final Frontier".

The show's theme song, "Final Frontier", was composed by Reiser and Don Was. The theme was originally performed by Andrew Gold, but a version performed by Anita Baker made its debut midway through the 1997 season. Baker's version was used for the rest of the show's run and appears on the show's soundtrack album. Gold's version is available on the collection Thank You for Being a Friend: The Best of Andrew Gold.

  1. Paul Reiser

    Creator

  2. Danny Jacobson

    Creator

Top Billed Cast

  1. Anne Ramsay

    Anne Ramsay

    Lisa Stemple

  2. John Pankow

    John Pankow

    Ira Buchman

  3. Paul Reiser

    Paul Reiser

    Paul Buchman

  4. Leila Kenzle

    Leila Kenzle

    Fran Devanow

  5. Helen Hunt

    Helen Hunt

    Jamie Stemple Buchman

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Mad About You

Season 7

1998 | 22 Episodes

Season 7 of Mad About You premiered on September 22, 1998.

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Status Ended

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Certification

  • 12

    Meaning

    Films classified 12A and video works classified 12 contain material that is not generally suitable for children aged under 12.

Type Scripted

Original Language English

Runtime 20m, 30m

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