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The King of Queens

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9/8c

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The King of Queens: Carrie and Doug Ice Skate

Carrie and Doug go ice skating. (00:49)

The King of Queens: Doug Proposes

Doug proposes to Carrie at a Jets football game in the middle of a snow storm. (01:59)

The King of Queens: The Cool-A-Coo

Carrie threatens the snack vendor at the Mets game for a "Cool-A-Coo." (00:50)

The King of Queens Marathon: Sunday at 9/8C

Join Leah Remini for a marathon of her top 10 favorite King of Queens episodes! It all starts Sunday at 9/8C on TV Land! Laugh More! (00:20)

The King of Queens: Christmas Card

Arthur's desperate to find someone to photograph with for his Christmas Card. (01:04)

About The King of Queens

Award-winning modern sitcom classic King of Queens first hit the airwaves September 21, 1998. The series ran for nine seasons with Kevin James starring and executive producing. King of Queens is a timeless Queens-borough tale of a wildly dysfunctional household marked by untruths, revenge, sneaking, hate and plotting. Add to the mix, a group of friends that, at times, are the voice of reason and also fan the flames of the most impossible situations this cast of characters get into.

The "king", Doug Heffernan (Kevin James), is a delivery driver who is satisfied with his mediocre job, eating a diet where one of the main food groups is bacon, and creating new ways of telling someone to shut up. His creative versions include “Shutty!”, “Go on back to Shutty-Town.”, and “Shut-it-uppie!”. In the true style of Doug Heffernan, there are also food references including “Shut-it stew” (which is preferably served hot) and “Shut-Up-sicle.” At the end of the day he marvels at the average life life he has created for himself and his beautiful wife, Carrie Heffernan.

Carrie Heffernan (Leah Remini) is a legal assistant in Manhattan, that isn't afraid to speak her mind, loves high-end department stores even though she has a low-end salary and is loyal to a fault. She constantly second-guesses her marriage to Doug and the average life he's provided for her. Carrie wonders what would have become of her life if she had married 'that guy who became a doctor' or finished college if she didn’t have to take care of her unpredictable father Arthur Spooner (Jerry Stiller). Megan Mullally was considered for the role of Carrie Heffernan but decided to take the part of another outspoken character, Karen Walker, on hit show Will & Grace. Coincidentally, the personalities of Carrie Heffernan and Karen Walker are quite similar.

Arthur, Carrie's father, is the incoherent, heavily-medicated and loud court jester. Affectionately called "the old man in the basement," he is the senile, inappropriate and gross step-father that we all know should be in a nursing home.

From avoiding breaking bad news, to tricking your wife into losing weight and secret fantasies gone awry, King of Queens is a modern classic that comically speaks to some part of the truth that we all feel but never express. Much of the series was taped in Queens. Live locations include Cooper's, in Glendale as well as the Heffernan’s neighborhood of Rego Park.

The shows success can be attributed to the incredible comedic timing and physical comedy of Kevin James, Remini's sharp wit and Stiller's off-beat presence. Though the show ended it's run in 2007, it airs daily in syndication around the world.

The King of Queens TV Schedule

Sunday
August 31
8:37pm
Horizontal Hold
Carrie reads an article about how couples sometimes substitute sex for communication and she makes Doug agree that they won't have sex for 3 weeks.
TV-PG
9:14pm
Package Deal
Doug finds out people at FedEx might be interested in him so he uses that to try to get his boss to give him more money. Carrie gets addicted to tanning cream after she agrees to put it on Lou while his wife is out of town.
TV-PG
11:00pm
Separation Anxiety
Doug and Carrie go to a movie with Kelly while Deacon watches the kids. While at the movies, Carrie finds a co-worker who likes Kelly. Kelly decides to go on a date with him, and Deacon asks Doug to help him win his wife back.
TV-PG
11:36pm
Inner Tube
Doug lies to Carrie about having to work late so that he can play mud football with his friends. Doug gets sick and then Arthur makes him feel even worse for lying to Carrie.
TV-PG
Monday
September 1
9:46pm
Separation Anxiety
Doug and Carrie go to a movie with Kelly while Deacon watches the kids. While at the movies, Carrie finds a co-worker who likes Kelly. Kelly decides to go on a date with him, and Deacon asks Doug to help him win his wife back.
TV-PG
10:23pm
Inner Tube
Doug lies to Carrie about having to work late so that he can play mud football with his friends. Doug gets sick and then Arthur makes him feel even worse for lying to Carrie.
TV-PG
11:00pm
Departure Time
Doug and Carrie go to visit Doug's parents at the airport while they are waiting for their flight. Doug's parents give Doug a living will to sign, but Doug is upset that they marked "do not resuscitate" on everything.
TV-PG
Tuesday
September 2
9:30pm
Departure Time
Doug and Carrie go to visit Doug's parents at the airport while they are waiting for their flight. Doug's parents give Doug a living will to sign, but Doug is upset that they marked "do not resuscitate" on everything.
TV-PG
10:00pm
Pregnant Pause (Part 1)
Carrie starts to worry that she might be pregnant and it couldn't happen at a worse time. When Arthur finds out he tries to convince her to tell Doug and when she won't, he brings Doug to her.
TV-PG
10:30pm
Pregnant Pause (Part 2)
Doug tells Carrie not to worry about the baby and he takes a second job to help store up money. When Carrie sees it is too much for Doug she decides she wants to help. In the end she loses the baby.
TV-PG

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