Debra yearns for a peaceful and quiet birthday at home - - with just Raymond.
I Love You
Ray's already in the dog house for not showing more affection, but Debra really gets mad when he talks about their problem with his parents.
I Wish I Were Gus
As Ray is giving the eulogy at his favorite uncle's, Gus, funeral, his Aunt Alda arrives to rekindle a family feud.
When Robert gives Ray and Debra an IQ test as part of his assignment for his criminal psychology class, the results incite subtle competition between them.
Look, Don't Touch
When Angelina, a waitress at Nemos, catches Rays eye, he has a lot of explaining to do to his wife, Debra
Frank the Writer
When Frank gets a few anecdotes published in Readers Digest, he submits his writing samples to Rays editor, hoping to get his own column in the newspaper.
Your Place or Mine?
When Rays parents stop speaking, Marie moves in with Ray and his family, while Frank enjoys bachelorhood.
When Raymond chooses his mothers spaghetti and meatballs over his wifes lemon chicken, Debra gets upset.
When Raymond takes over the family checkbook to prove to Debra how easy it can be to balance it, he discovers he is no accountant.
When Ray’s in-laws come for a visit, he begs his parents to be nice to them. Ray admits to his parents that he doesn’t always see eye to eye with Debra's folks, but fakes it, and he'd like them to do the same.
Win, Lose or Draw
Ray gets tired of being treated like a kid at his fathers poker game, so he ignores his fathers advice and ends up losing all his money.
Turkey or Fish
Although Marie has always cooked the traditional turkey for Thanksgiving, Debra decides its her turn to prepare the holiday meal.