Season 2 Episodes

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The Wedding (2)

Season 2, Episode 25 - Air Date: 5/18/1998
While the Barones prepare for a friend's wedding, Ray kiddingly asks Debra, ""Why did you marry me?"" When she hesitates, he flashes back to the not-so-magical night 10 years before when he popped the big question.
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The Wedding (1)

Season 2, Episode 24 - Air Date: 5/11/1998
After Raymond asks Debra why she ever married him, they take a walk back in time â€" to the very beginning of it all.
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The Garage Sale

Season 2, Episode 23 - Air Date: 5/4/1998
As the entire family prepares for ""Honest Frank's Yard of Bargains,"" Ray is surprised to see Debra unloading their cribs and baby clothing for the sale and even more surprised to hear that she just assumed they were finished having children.
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Six Feet Under

Season 2, Episode 22 - Air Date: 4/27/1998
When six-foot-tall Raymond discovers that he's shrunk a quarter of an inch, the resultant midlife crisis grows until it stretches into ""an end-of-life crisis.
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Traffic School

Season 2, Episode 21 - Air Date: 4/20/1998
Robert proves to be a crashing bore when it comes to teaching traffic school, so he decides to practice his presentation on the family-which drives them crazy.
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Season 2, Episode 20 - Air Date: 4/6/1998
Debra brings an ""unapproved snack"" to Ally's T-ball game and Ray doesn't stand up for her â€" prominently displaying his fear of being disliked.
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Good Girls

Season 2, Episode 19 - Air Date: 3/9/1998
Debra discovers that her mother-in-law, Marie, likes Robert's girlfriend, Amy, better than she likes her because Amy is a ""good girl.
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The Family Bed

Season 2, Episode 18 - Air Date: 3/2/1998
Scary monsters in her room send Ally scurrying nightly to the safety of her parents' bed, so sleep-deprived Ray decides it's time to call in an expert -- his mother.
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The Ride-Along

Season 2, Episode 17 - Air Date: 2/23/1998
Raymond decides to spend a shift accompanying his brother Robert, a policeman. Initially, spending a shift in the back of Robert's patrol car bores Raymond and he wonders why he even bothered putting on the bullet-proof vest.
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The Checkbook

Season 2, Episode 16 - Air Date: 2/2/1998
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.
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Marie's Meatballs

Season 2, Episode 15 - Air Date: 1/19/1998
When Raymond chooses his mother's spaghetti and meatballs over his wife's lemon chicken for dinner, Debra blows a gasket.
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Mia Famiglia

Season 2, Episode 14 - Air Date: 1/12/1998
When Ally has to do a school project on genealogy and interview her oldest living relative, Ray helps her track down Frank's long-lost Aunt Sarina, who lives in Italy.
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All I Want for Christmas

Season 2, Episode 13 - Air Date: 1/5/1998
Feeling left out when he thinks that his father selectively asked his brother to join a Civil War re-enactment, Ray voluntarily enlists for the Battle of Gettysburg.
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Civil War

Season 2, Episode 12 - Air Date: 12/15/1997
All Ray wants for Christmas is a little loving from his wife and he's willing to try anything and everything to have his holiday wish come true.
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The Letter

Season 2, Episode 11 - Air Date: 12/8/1997
When Marie crashes and ruins her Tupperware party, Debra decides that she's had just about enough of her mother-in-law's constant interference.
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High School

Season 2, Episode 10 - Air Date: 11/24/1997
Ray makes a startling discovery when he takes Debra to his 20th high school reunion. It turns out that Debra's ""one of them"" - the cool people who hated him and used to throw him into the girls' bathroom!
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The Gift

Season 2, Episode 9 - Air Date: 11/17/1997
Ray, feeling guilty about only getting his dad a card for his 65th birthday, makes up for it by buying him a fancy and expensive aquarium just like the one he always admired in the Chinese restaurant.
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The Children's Book

Season 2, Episode 8 - Air Date: 11/10/1997
Sick of reading Ally the same stories night after night, Debra decides to try her hand at writing a children's book.
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Working Late Again

Season 2, Episode 7 - Air Date: 11/3/1997
After Debra reads a newspaper article about people who enjoy being at work more than being at home, she convinces Ray to set up an office in their house.
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Season 2, Episode 6 - Air Date: 10/27/1997
At a big surprise party for Frank and Marie's 40th wedding anniversary, Raymond is shocked to learn that his parents were once separated for a year and might have gotten divorced if Frank hadn't returned home to help with Ray's broken arm.
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Season 2, Episode 5 - Air Date: 10/20/1997
Ray's love of the links is in jeopardy after he tricks Debra into letting him play golf, and his guilty conscience translated into a big bogey.
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Season 2, Episode 4 - Air Date: 10/13/1997
Ray resumes his interest in the piano to teach Ally a lesson about quitting when she refuses to continue with her lessons.
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Season 2, Episode 3 - Air Date: 10/6/1997
At the urging of his parents and Debra, Raymond reluctantly takes Robert for a night out, on the anniversary of his brother's divorce.
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Father Knows Least

Season 2, Episode 2 - Air Date: 9/29/1997
Ray gets to use the ""active technique"" he and Debra learned in parenting class on his parents when their stubbornness goes too far.
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Ray's on TV

Season 2, Episode 1 - Air Date: 9/22/1997
Ray is devastated when he discovers his family lied to him about his television debut on a sports chat show.