The comical everyday life of a successful sports columnist and his dysfunctional family.

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Ray Barone seemingly has it all. A wonderful wife, a beautiful family, a great job, a nice house on Long Island. There's only one problem. His obnoxious parents (who live across the street) and his jealous brother are always getting in the way. Written by <jgp3553@excite.com>

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America's first family of comedy begins their last season! See more »

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13 September 1996 (USA)  »

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(210 episodes)

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Ray's full name is Raymond Albert Barone. See more »

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In the episode with Raymond's diary, Marie makes like she is reading from Raymond's diary, however from the angle that she's holding it, it's obvious that there's no writing on the page except for a standard header on every page. Raymond also doesn't write anything when she asks him to amend the entry. See more »

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Debra Barone: Where did you just come from?
Raymond: I went to the bathroom.
Debra Barone: No, you didn't.
Raymond: I'm doing it right now.
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The Where's Lunch production logo shows a plate of food being placed on a dining table. Each episode has its own unique plate of food. See more »

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Timeless humour in the classic mould.
8 April 2003 | by (Blue Mountains, Australia) – See all my reviews

It took me a long time to get into this show because most of my friends kept putting it down. I'm now addicted to ELR and bad luck if nobody else I know admits to watching it! Apart from 'Becker' no other current American comedies really appeal to me.

What do I like about ELR? The way Ray sets off events without knowing how, then stands back and watches the results of his unconscious actions. Both the cast and the scripts are first-rate. Robert of course has to be my favourite character; he reminds me in some ways of Jack Benny. Favourite episode has to be the one in which Ray's parents back the car through the front wall. One of the great moments of television!

Long may this series continue.


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