Episode: 123 | Aired: September 24, 2001
Ray and Debra are more than a little concerned when they realize that the constant bickering and screaming that goes on between them and Rays parents are having an effect on young Michael. In an effort to make things better, the whole family meets with the schools counselor and a local clergyman to uncover what -- and who -- is to blame.
Episode: 124 | Aired: October 01, 2001
When Ray and Debra sit down to play "Sensuopoly" its clear that they have very different approaches to playing the game, which leads to a rather uncomfortable conversation about ways they can improve their intimacy after being together for 12 years.
Episode: 125 | Aired: October 08, 2001
Frank is so green with envy that he forces Marco to choose either Marie or him as a friend. Meanwhile, Ray sides with Frank because he doesnt approve of a married woman especially his motherhaving a male friend.
Episode: 126 | Aired: October 15, 2001
Its not bad enough that Rays lost his ring while away from home, but then an attractive woman at the airport propositions him. When Debra learns what happened, she decides to take matters into her own hands and show Ray what it would be like if she pretended to be single but her plan has disastrous results.
Episode: 127 | Aired: October 22, 2001
Ray and Debra are horrified when Marie presents them with an abstract sculpture she made in art class which bears a striking resemblance to a part of the female anatomy. Frank, on the other hand, is totally mesmerized by Maries creation, though neither he nor Marie have picked up on its erotic resemblance.
Episode: 129 | Aired: October 29, 2001
When Ray realizes that Debra and Marie have been in cahoots in a scheme to drive Robert back into Amys arms, he urges them to mind their own business. Debra and Maries good intentions backfire badly when they find that Amy and Gianni are actually hitting it off.
Episode: 128 | Aired: November 05, 2001
After hurting themselves during a tryst, Ray and Debra lie about their injuries, saying they fell down the stairs. When Frank hears their tale, he runs home for the toolbox to repair the "broken" stairs. But during his handyman session, Frank gets hurt, causing Ray and Debra to feel guilty about their lie.
Episode: 130 | Aired: November 12, 2001
While the Barones watch their sons play basketball, Ray finds that Geoff is having trouble getting the hang of the game. As Geoff skips down the court and does pirouettes at the free throw line, Ray is mortified. He then learns the hard way that his sons lack of ability shouldnt interfere with either of them enjoying the game.
Episode: 131 | Aired: November 19, 2001
Its the first Thanksgiving since Debras parents have been divorced, and Debra is thrilled that both her parents have agreed to have dinner with the Barones. However, she soon learns that Warren is bringing a date. Everyone is horrified -- except Debras mother, who thinks its just great.
Episode: 132 | Aired: November 26, 2001
Robert meets a beautiful woman who's a big fan of Ray Barones sports column. But when the woman mistakes Robert for Raymond, Robert doesnt set her straight. Now, Robert has to involve Ray in a complicated plot to keep the woman from learning Roberts true identity.
Episode: 133 | Aired: December 10, 2001
While enjoying a college football game, Frank catches a football from a record-setting field goal and refuses to give it back to the kicker. When word of this gets back to the local sports community via a talk radio show, he becomes a wanted man among sports fans. The rest of the family devise a way to get the football away from Frank and back to its rightful owner, but Frank might be too crafty for them.
Episode: 134 | Aired: December 17, 2001
When Marie receives a letter from a relative detailing how wonderful her life is and how well her kids are doing, it drives her insane with jealousy. She enlists Debras help in writing a Barone family update, but despite efforts to make everyone sound successful, the letter makes them all feel inadequate about what they have done or havent, as the case may be.
Episode: 135 | Aired: January 07, 2002
When Debra grudgingly agrees to let him be more involved in the daily decision-making, Ray starts grocery shopping for things that he likes and Debra lets him choose where the family will go on its next vacation. However, this newfound power quickly becomes Rays undoing.
Episode: 136 | Aired: January 14, 2002
Held captive at Frank and Maries during a snowstorm, Debra, Ray and Amy actually find themselves having a great time. Then Debra makes a nasty comment to Frank that totally upsets the good mood. This causes Marie to defend Frank and finally reveal her true feelings for Debra.
Episode: 137 | Aired: January 28, 2002
When Ray learns that Troop Leader Peggy and her daughter have targeted his parents' house as a spot to make a big sale for themselves during the Frontier Girls selling competition, its all-out war. Ray vows to get even with this woman no matter what and take home the grand prize in the cookie drive.
Episode: 138 | Aired: February 04, 2002
Robert is ecstatic when he is recommended for the FBI job. That is, until it becomes apparent that Marie's intrusive ways may be his undoing. This time, Robert may not be able to forgive and forget.
Episode: 139 | Aired: February 25, 2002
Thinking it would be hilarious to show the partygoers a typical day in the life of Frank and Marie, Ray and Debra do a dead-on impersonation of the two that brings down the house at the party. But when Frank and Marie turn the tables and do a "Ray and Debra" imitation, Ray and Debra don't find it funny at all.
Episode: 140 | Aired: March 04, 2002
When Debra stumbles across a cassette tape that contains a message from Ray's college girlfriend, she wants to know why he has saved it all these years. Ray retaliates by asking Debra to divulge any gifts that she's kept from her former boyfriends, but he's in for quite a shock when he sees the quantity of gifts still in her possession.
Episode: 141 | Aired: March 18, 2002
Armed with research and much preparation, Ray is ready to speak with Ally about the facts of life, only to find that Ally's interest has changed from where babies come from to the meaning of life. Totally unprepared for this line of questioning, a baffled Ray gets unsolicited advice from his family on how to answer.
Episode: 142 | Aired: March 25, 2002
Debra decides to run for school president, but Ray isn't sure he can handle the twins by himself during all those meetings -- so he votes against her. She loses and finds out what he did, causing an argument. But her mouth is quickly shut when she reveals that she denied knowing him because he was embarrassing her.
Episode: 147 | Aired: April 28, 2002
Best of moments from the first six seasons of Everybody Loves Raymond.
Episode: 148 | Aired: April 28, 2002
Best of moments from the first six seasons of Everybody Loves Raymond.
Episode: 143 | Aired: April 29, 2002
When Ray finally feels comfortable enough to call Debra's mother "Mom," he wants Debra to reciprocate and start calling Marie the same. After initially giving Ray a hard time about it, Debra rises to the challenge and heads across the street to try out her new motherly salutation on Marie, but when Debra finally gets the words out, she's completely stunned by Marie's reaction.
Episode: 144 | Aired: May 06, 2002
Debra takes offense when Marie accuses her of being rude, and the two wind up fighting and not speaking to each other. When Ray tries to make things better by getting each of the women to apologize to the other, he only achieves in making a bad situation worse. Then, the unthinkable happens (at least to Ray) Debra decides she likes it when Marie doesn't speak to her, and she intends to keep it that way.
Episode: 145 | Aired: May 13, 2002
Now that Debra and Ray's mom aren't speaking to each other, Debra goes out of her way to ensure that Ray doesn't spend time with his mother by waiting on him hand and foot so he prefers to stay close to home. When Ray realizes that he can benefit by exploiting this situation, he actually starts to like the fact that the two women aren't speaking. However, when Robert catches on to Ray's mischievous plan, he knows he must intercede and try to repair the now severely damaged relationship between Debra and Marie -- because Ray certainly isn't helping.
Episode: 146 | Aired: May 20, 2002
When Debra accuses Ray of still not being able to pick up on her "not in the mood" signals, they fondly recall the first night they spent together. As Ray prepares to spend an evening with his now-serious girlfriend Debra, he picks up on signals that this may be "the night." Marie, however, also picks up on the same signals and will do everything in her power -- including enlisting the help of the family priest, Father Hubley (recurring guest star Charles Durning) -- to ensure that the deed doesn't get done.