Season 3 Episodes

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Pregnant Pause (2)

Season 3, Episode 25 - Air Date: 5/21/2001
Doug tells Carrie not to panic about having the baby, that he will take care of all her "burden," so he takes on a second job so that they can store a little extra money before the due date.
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Pregnant Pause (1)

Season 3, Episode 24 - Air Date: 5/21/2001
Carrie discovers that she is pregnant and she is panicked that the timing is all-wrong. Meanwhile, Deacon and Kelly begin to reconcile and Spence is left out in the cold and Arthur insists that Doug build him his own bathroom in the basement.
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S'no Job

Season 3, Episode 23 - Air Date: 5/14/2001
Doug's Uncle Stu asks him to get his son, Danny, a job at IPS. Doug doesn't want him working there but he doesn't want to look bad to the family so he instructs his boss to interview him but not hire him.
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Swim Neighbors

Season 3, Episode 22 - Air Date: 5/7/2001
Doug and Carrie meet the neighbors after a hurricane destroys both of their backyards. Carrie breaks their hearts by telling the truth and rejects the idea of a combined backyard.
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Departure Time

Season 3, Episode 21 - Air Date: 4/30/2001
Doug, Carrie and Arthur head out to the airport to visit with Doug's parents while they have a short layover at Kennedy Airport on their way to Montreal.
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Separation Anxiety

Season 3, Episode 20 - Air Date: 4/16/2001
During the Palmer's separation, Doug and Carrie go to the movies with Kelly while Deacon takes the kids.
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Package Deal

Season 3, Episode 19 - Air Date: 4/9/2001
Doug, feeling underappreciated at work, hears that drivers at FedEx are making twice what he makes. When he runs into a former co-worker now working for the big overnight service, he takes his friend's casual banter to mean that FedEx wants to hire him.
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Papa Pill

Season 3, Episode 18 - Air Date: 3/19/2001
Doug feels sorry for Arthur and agrees to let him go to a cocktail lounge instead of to the weekly dance at a senior center.
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Inner Tube

Season 3, Episode 17 - Air Date: 2/26/2001
Doug lies to Carrie about having to work late so he can play mud football and get out of going to her seminar.
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Horizontal Hold

Season 3, Episode 16 - Air Date: 2/19/2001
After Deacon and Kelly's separation, Carrie begins to wonder about her own marriage. She and Doug agree to put their sex lives on hold for a few weeks because Carrie feels that they should resolve arguments verbally, not always physically.
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Deacon Blues

Season 3, Episode 15 - Air Date: 2/12/2001
Doug is surprised to find his married best friend, Deacon, out with another woman. Meanwhile, Carrie questions her relationship with Doug because of their different views on cheating.
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Paint Misbehavin'

Season 3, Episode 14 - Air Date: 2/5/2001
Doug becomes jealous when Carrie makes the mistake of telling him she finds Deacon attractive; The gang go paintballing to celebrate Deacon's birthday, which turns into a war of jealousy.
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Hi Def-Jam

Season 3, Episode 13 - Air Date: 1/29/2001
Doug sets up his sister with Carrie's boss so that he can watch the Super Bowl on a high-definition TV.
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Wedding Presence

Season 3, Episode 12 - Air Date: 1/8/2001
Doug and Carrie rush to a friend's wedding before the bride and groom realize they're not there; Meanwhile, Arthur plans a scheme involving Spence.
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Better Camera

Season 3, Episode 11 - Air Date: 12/11/2000
A battle of who got the cheaper gift begins; Lou Ferrigno moves next door.
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Work Related

Season 3, Episode 10 - Air Date: 12/4/2000
Arthur begins to work at Carrie's company; Doug and Deacon compete for the best practical joke.
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Twisted Sitters

Season 3, Episode 9 - Air Date: 11/27/2000
Doug and Carrie watch Deacon and Kelly's kids while they are out of town. When one of the kids sees them making love, they must keep him from telling his parents.
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Dark Meet

Season 3, Episode 8 - Air Date: 11/20/2000
After a great Thanksgiving, Doug and Carrie tries to recall their first Thanksgiving together who said, "I Love You" first.
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Strike Out

Season 3, Episode 7 - Air Date: 11/13/2000
Doug and Deacon, who are out of work because of a strike, resort to playing sophomoric pranks, along with Arthur, to keep from going stir crazy.
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Strike Too

Season 3, Episode 6 - Air Date: 11/6/2000
With no end to the IPS workers strike in sight, Doug tries substitute teaching at his sister Stephanie's school.
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Strike One

Season 3, Episode 5 - Air Date: 10/30/2000
Doug feels the urge for a new car and against Carrie's advice buys it for himself only to find out moments later that the workers at the IPS company are going on strike.
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Class Struggle

Season 3, Episode 4 - Air Date: 10/23/2000
Carrie decides to return to college, with very little time to get things done.
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Fatty McButterpants

Season 3, Episode 3 - Air Date: 10/16/2000
Doug vows to lose 30 pounds.
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Roast Chicken

Season 3, Episode 2 - Air Date: 10/9/2000
Carrie has Doug sign a congratulatory card for his boss' twenty years at the company and the whole thing blows up in Doug's face.
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Do Rico

Season 3, Episode 1 - Air Date: 10/2/2000
Carrie is turned on by an imitation of Rico done by Doug; Arthur tries to chronicle his own life story.