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The "Mad About You" recap podcast about New York in the 90s, weird tv, and occasionally, "Mad About You."

The "Mad About You" recap podcast about New York in the 90s, weird tv, and occasionally, "Mad About You."
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The "Mad About You" recap podcast about New York in the 90s, weird tv, and occasionally, "Mad About You."






MAMAY Episode 63 - "Mad Without You"

You’ve heard of Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee, but have you heard of Podcasters In Cars Recording Podcasts?! Jon’s on the road and Russ is safe at home this week, as your hosts cover “Mad Without You” (S3E17). Jamie leaves Paul alone for the weekend and he's as helpless as you’d imagine. Other topics include Jerry Seinfeld’s New York love affair, the greatest (and only?) TV show based on the 1995 baseball strike, and the David Blaine of Pumpkins. Don’t give your bed away; instead, listen...


MAMAY Episode 62 - "The Alan Brady Show"

Hide the ottomans, Reis-guys and Reis-gals, because Russ and Jon want to trip all over ‘em! In this week’s Mad About Mad About You, it’s time to tune into “The Alan Brady Show” (Season Three, Episode 16), where Paul and Jamie share the screen with a fictional tv legend. Russ and Jon, meanwhile, discuss Broadway’s biggest flop, the greatest sketch show in history, and whether there’s anyone funnier than Carl Reiner. Spoiler: there isn’t. Tune in anyway!


MAMAY Episode 61 - "Just My Dog"

Who’s a good Reis-guy? Who’s a good Reis-gal?! You! Yes, YOU are! And Murray’s a good dog, which is great news, because he’s the focus of “Just My Dog” (Season 3, Episode 15). Murray’s a famous actor now! And Russ and Jon have a lot to say about it! Also discussed are the career choices of Michigan J. Frog, the Financial Guru of the Parks Department, and a personal history of Bomb Magazine. Plus, big-time news from a co-host! Listen up! And keep the extraneous barking to a minimum!


MAMAY Episode 60 - "Mad About You, Part 2"

If you listened to last week’s episode and were dying to know whether or not Paul and Jamie tied the knot, YOU DON’T WANT TO MISS THIS ONE! It’s time for wedding jackhammers as Russ and Jon tackle the Buchman’s nuptials in “Mad About You, Part II” (S3, E13). They also dive deeply into the dating scene of the 1950s, the saddest bachelor party in television history, and the largeness of Lyle Lovett’s band. An important episode for our heroes! Listen up and listen good!


MAMAY Episode 59 - "Mad About You, Part 1"

Time to take a trip with Jon and Russ in the Wayback Machine! This week, the guys talk all about the titular episode, “Mad About You, Part 1” (S3E12). Paul and Jamie are gearing up for their wedding, and Russ and Jon can’t get enough of it. They also talk about each and every iteration of “Saved By The Bell”, the nation’s premier bridge-crosser, and lessons taught and learned by Dustin Hoffman. So sharpen up Occam’s Razor, because the most likely outcome of reading this summary is listening...


MAMAY Episode 58 - "How to Fall in Love"

Juice up your Ford Bronco and get ready for a slow speed chase to this week’s Mad About Mad About You! Russ and Jon flirt their way through the very fun Mad About You episode “How to Fall in Love” (Season 3, Episode 11)! Does Paul have the moves to rope Jamie into a relationship, even though they’re already in a relationship? Let’s find out together! The guys also talk about the missing fourth Boy II Man, OJ Simpson dinner theater, and their favorite Robert Altman soundtracks. Listen, please!


MAMAY Episode 57 - "Our Fifteen Minutes"

It’s time to find out what happens when two Buchmans stop being polite and start getting REAL! Russ and Jon are back once more to talk all about “Our Fifteen Minutes” (S3, Ep11). Paul and Jamie try to show their unvarnished truth for 15 whole minutes. Meanwhile, your MAMAY hosts are down one appendix, which is as true as it gets! Other topics discussed are the tv wives of Gene Wilder, Steven Spielberg’s sandwich shop, and Sushi Terminators. A real silly one! Enjoy!


MAMAY Episode 56 - "The City"

New York, New York, a helluva town. The Bronx is up and the Battery's down. Paul and Jamie ride around in a hole in the ground, while Russ and Jon return with a discussion of Season Three Episode Ten of Mad About You, titled "The City." They also discuss tiny hot-dogs, if Elvis is boring, stealing cabs, and Sammy Hagar. Enjoy!


MAMAY Episode 55 - "Once More with Feeling"

Was it as good for you as it was for us? If it was, get ready to fight about it for 80 minutes! Russ and Jon are back, talking about Mad About You’s ninth episode of Season Three, titled “Once More, With Feeling”. Paul and Jamie are having a rough time in the bedroom, and your intrepid hosts have a rough time watching them have a rough time! But it’s a lot of fun! They also talk a whole lot about the monetary worth of Bud Abbott, basement mummification, and the magical trick of Schrodinger’s...


MAMAY Episode 54 - "Giblets for Murray"

Stockpile your turkeys, it’s time for a Very Buchman Thanksgiving! Russ and Jon are back talking about the truly classic episode “Giblets for Murray” (S3E8). Paul and Jamie struggle their way through their first Thanksgiving in this CLASSIC FRENCH FARCE!!!!!!! Russ and Jon also cover the Wannabes of the Mafia, the Gone With The Wind sequel the world was desperate for, and the birthplace of standard measurement. Here’s hoping you slide into this episode like cranberry jelly sliding out of a...


MAMAY Episode 53 - "The Ride Home"

Time for the tale of Jamie and Paul and the Uncomfortable Cab Ride! Russ and Jon are here to talk all about Season Three, Episode Seven of Mad About You, titled “The Ride Home”. Will our beloved couple’s love last? Will our co-hosts stick together?! Yes and yes! But listen anyway! Also, they tackle the many love triangles of Angela Chase, a very devoted mailbox artist, and the Splinkie story. Enjoy, Reis-guys and Reis-gals!


MAMAY Episode 52 - "Pandora's Box"

Grab a flashlight and a copy of the Constitution: there’s a blackout on Mad About You AND on Mad About Mad About You! Listen to Jon get mad and Russ laugh at Jon getting mad as they discuss s3e6 (“Pandora’s Box”). Paul and Jamie are getting cable the hard way. Is it funny? You decide! They also discuss NBC’s Blackout Thursday, the man who makes Daylight Savings Time happen, and the Greatest Cities in the U.S. besides New York (spoiler: they’re all New York). So stock up on candles: the...


MAMAY Episode 51 - "Legacy"

You’ll go crazy FORE this podcast! That’s what Burt Buchman would say if he was summarizing this episode of #MAMAY. But he’s not, so just forget about it! Jon and Russ are here to talk all about S3E5 Five of #MadAboutYou (“Legacy”). Burt’s retiring! Who gets the sporting goods store? Paul? Jamie? Selby? Matters also discussed include helicopter accidents involving Chicago doctors, the verbiage of police officers, and the candy bars of ballplayers. We SWISH you’d listen, rate, and review!


MAMAY Episode 50 - "When I'm Sixty-Four"

Fifty! The big 5-0! Jon and Russ celebrate a milestone episode by covering Paul, Jamie, and a very special Mr. Wicker in Episode 4 of Season 3 of Mad About You (“When I’m Sixty-Four”)! They also dive HEAVILY into bicycle stabbings, Madman of the People, and monkey shows! They laugh a whole lot, which is the way it oughta be. Thanks for listening, rating, and reviewing, Reis-guys and Reis-gals. Enjoy!


MAMAY Minisode - Helen Hunt Plays A Junkie!

Reis-guys and Reis-gals, it's minisode time! Turns out Helen Hunt was once a guest star on a very bizarre 1980s HBO show called THE HITCHHIKER. Do Russ and Jon spend about 45 minutes discussing one of the most bonkers episode of television Russ has ever seen? Does Jon think it's actually a visionary piece of art? You'll have to listen to find out, but the answer is yes! Know what? Listen anyway!


MAMAY Episode 49 - "Til Death Do Us Part"

For better or for worse? For richer or poorer? Save those phrases for comics and movies, respectively! This episode of Mad About Mad About You is all about "Til Death Do Us Part" (Season Three, Episode Three). Jon and Russ join Paul and Jamie at the track, all set to say goodbye to the dearly departed Uncle Van. About what else do they speak? Why, Jon's hatred of Seinfeld ranking lists, train poker, and seeing dirty movies with one's parents. Are you trying to seduce us? If so, listen, rate...


MAMAY Episode 48 - "Home"

Stay coolie cool, Reis-guys and Reis-gals! Russ and Jon are delighted to break down "Home" (Season Three, Episode Two), a tale of star-crossed lovers who also happen to be dogs. Will they find their true home, much as Paul and Jamie did? No! It doesn't really come up! Things that DO come up are the Fall of Ross Geller, the best way to smuggle a car's worth of cocaine, and the best way to structure a Rashoman scenario. "There's a place for you/Somewhere a place for you..." and it's here! Now!...


MAMAY Episode 47 - "Escape From New York"

Subway! Russ and Jon are ready to kick of Season Three of Mad About You with the 47th episode of Mad About Mad About You! Beat the heat and "Escape From New York" with the Paul and Jamie for a bit! Also discussed is the Best Night In Television History, the happiest pothole-filler in New York, and the Fabulous Finkel Brothers. Clamenza! Listen up!


MAMAY Minisode - There's Johnny!

Heeeeeeeeere's Russ and Jon and a mini-sode of Mad About Mad About You! (What a catchy saying!) Your intrepid hosts watched Paul Reiser's newest project "Theeeeeere's...Johnny!" and they're here to talk all about it. Do they love it? Do they just like it? Do they know how to pronounce the name? Listen! The answers are held within!


MAMAY Episode 46 - "With This Ring"

Two! Two! Two episodes in one! In this super-sized Mad About Mad About You, Jon and Russ discuss Season Two's two-part finale, "With This Ring" (Episodes 24 and 25). Paul loses his wedding band, and both Buchmans lift their ban on becoming parents! Other points of discussion include a beetle vault, bodega shopping, and the true nature of The Twilight Zone. A special one! Listen and love it!