Season 2 Episodes

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Vegas, Baby: Part 2

Season 2, Episode 28 - Air Date: 5/20/2003
Andy is upset because no one approves or believes in his marriage to Roxanne. Jim goes to talk to her and walks in on her packing to run off with her ex boyfriend.
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Vegas, Baby: Part 1

Season 2, Episode 27 - Air Date: 5/20/2003
Jim and Andy are going to Vegas on a business trip and ask Dana to join them, since they need an extra help and she happens to be their "rabbit's foot" on gambling.
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Mom's Boyfriend

Season 2, Episode 26 - Air Date: 5/13/2003
Cheryl is suspicious of her recently widowed mother's new fiance, but Jim and Andy think he's great.
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About a Girl

Season 2, Episode 25 - Air Date: 5/6/2003
Dana gets attention from a single father she meets in the park by pretending to be Ruby's mother. Meanwhile, Cheryl requests that Jim exercise more often - as a special favor to her.
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No Harm, No Fowl

Season 2, Episode 24 - Air Date: 4/29/2003
A trained bird flies into Andy's head in the backyard and Gracie adopts it as her bird pet, Daphne. The bird is driving everyone insane and they all can't wait to get rid of it, but unfortunately Gracie developed a deep emotional attachment to it.
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The Helmet

Season 2, Episode 23 - Air Date: 4/8/2003
Pretending to be a man for an online auction, Cheryl discovers that Jim is bidding on memorabilia instead of shopping for a new dryer, but Jim thinks he's found a kindred spirit.
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Deal with the Devlins

Season 2, Episode 22 - Air Date: 4/1/2003
Cheryl makes friends with another mom from the girls soccer team. The woman is sweet, yet a bit obnoxious.
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Bo Diddley

Season 2, Episode 21 - Air Date: 4/1/2003
Cheryl has to have dental surgery and asks Jim to stay besides her the whole time because she's scared of dentists.
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Dana Gets Fired

Season 2, Episode 20 - Air Date: 3/11/2003
When Jim vociferously objects to the way Dana gets treated by her boss, he succeeds in getting her fired.
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The Pass

Season 2, Episode 19 - Air Date: 2/25/2003
Cheryl's upset when a wealthy client, a former high school buddy of Jim's, makes a pass at her, but it's Jim's reaction that she's upset about.
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Wonder Woman

Season 2, Episode 18 - Air Date: 2/18/2003
Cheryl is mugged at the mall parking lot, but instead of calling the police she chases the guy and tackles him to get her purse back.
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The Ring

Season 2, Episode 17 - Air Date: 2/11/2003
When Jim and Cheryl run into his old girlfriend, Jim worries that Cheryl may find out the truth about his past when she invites the woman to dinner.
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Slumber Party

Season 2, Episode 16 - Air Date: 2/4/2003
When Cheryl gets sick on the day of Ruby's birthday party, Jim is stuck trying to entertain a house full of little girls.
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The Smell of Success

Season 2, Episode 15 - Air Date: 1/28/2003
Cheryl disapproves of Jim's latest idea, a flatulent doll named Gassy Gus, but he gets support from Andy, who builds the prototype, and Dana, who locates investors.
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You Gotta Love Somebody: Part 2

Season 2, Episode 14 - Air Date: 1/21/2003
Jim's old friend Danny visits him, and brings his partner in crime, Laraine, with him. Cheryl and Dana offer to help Laraine pick out a dress for the police ball, and after realizing she has feelings for Danny, Cheryl convinces Jim to talk to Danny about asking her to the ball.
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You Gotta Love Somebody: Part 1

Season 2, Episode 13 - Air Date: 1/21/2003
Jim's old friend Danny visits him, and brings his partner in crime, Laraine, with him. Cheryl and Dana offer to help Laraine pick out a dress for the police ball, and after realizing she has feelings for Danny, Cheryl convinces Jim to talk to Danny about asking her to the ball.
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Moral Dilemma

Season 2, Episode 12 - Air Date: 1/7/2003
Jim takes advantage of a billing error on his credit card by using the windfall to treat Cheryl to an expensive romantic weekend.
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The Brother-in-Law

Season 2, Episode 11 - Air Date: 12/17/2002
Eddie, a country musician who's dating Dana, comes between Jim and his brother-in-law Andy. After hearing Jim and Andy's band practice, Eddie invites them to perform with him at the House of Blues.
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The Christmas Party

Season 2, Episode 10 - Air Date: 12/10/2002
Jim's feud with a neighbor may also prompt one with Cheryl, who preaches peace so they'll be invited to the neighbors' Christmas party.
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Thanksgiving Confidential

Season 2, Episode 9 - Air Date: 11/26/2002
Cheryl is thrilled when she is offered to be in charge of the set of the girls's Thanksgiving school play.
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Father Disfigure

Season 2, Episode 8 - Air Date: 11/19/2002
Cheryl drags Jim down to the church for the new reverend's mass, which is supposed to be "the next best thing".
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The Bachelor

Season 2, Episode 7 - Air Date: 11/12/2002
Dana gets selected to be on the reality show The Bachelor. At first she's sure her personality alone will be enough to entertain the guy, but Jim gives her advice on how to behave and what to say to the guy.
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Punch and Ruby

Season 2, Episode 6 - Air Date: 11/5/2002
Jim is taking the girls to their first Bears football game, and Cheryl asks him to be a good role model and try his best not to swear in front of them.
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The Closet

Season 2, Episode 5 - Air Date: 10/29/2002
Jim asks Cheryl not to intrude his space in the bathroom sink and in their closet, claiming she takes up too much space, and worse, HIS space.
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Pizza Boy

Season 2, Episode 4 - Air Date: 10/22/2002
Jim's pizza delivery boy moves in with him and Cheryl after the boy's father kicks him out of the house because of his dream of doing stand up comedy.
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The Baby Monitor

Season 2, Episode 3 - Air Date: 10/15/2002
Cheryl wants to be friends with the new couple who just moved into the neighborhood. She has to be fast and do it before they talk to anyone else and get scared of them.
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Cars & Chicks

Season 2, Episode 2 - Air Date: 10/8/2002
Dana needs to buy a new car and Cheryl offers to go with her, but Jim says chicks are no good buying cars by themselves, because they'll get distracted with other less important things like mirrors or cup holders.
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The Importance of Being Jim

Season 2, Episode 1 - Air Date: 10/1/2002
Jim buys a digital camera from one of Dana's ex-boyfriends, and it comes with stored pictures of the woman he dumped Dana for.