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Ed Season 1 Episodes

Season 1 Episode Guide

22 Episodes 2000 - 2001

Episode 1

Pilot Episode

Sun, Oct 8, 2000 60 mins

In the pilot, idealistic lawyer Ed Stevens (Thomas Cavanagh) returns to his Ohio home town, where he romances a high-school crush and buys a bowling alley. Carol: Julie Bowen. Molly: Lesley Boone. Phil: Michael Ian Black.

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Episode 2

The World of Possibility

Sun, Oct 15, 2000 60 mins

Ed gets closer to Carol by enlisting her aid in defending his latest client: a magician whose secrets are being revealed by a rival. Stuckeyville Stan: Eddie Bracken. Kendra: Sarah Litzsinger.

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Episode 3

Just Friends

Sun, Oct 22, 2000 60 mins

Woman trouble abounds for Ed, who is faced with divorce papers from Liz and the prospect of being "just friends" with Carol. Worse yet, a new case pits him against his old firm. Over at the Burton home, Nancy and Mike fuss over the baby. Shirley: Rachel Cronin. Kenny: Mike Starr.

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Episode 4

Pretty Girls and Waffles

Sun, Oct 29, 2000 60 mins

A breakfast dilemma gives Carol a wake-up call about her relationship with Nick; Ed defends a secretary (Joanna Going) sued over an accounting error; Mike takes heat from cantankerous Dr. Jerome (Marvin Chatinover); and Molly values talent over beauty while casting the school play. Bob: Christopher Sieber.

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Episode 5

Better Days

Sun, Nov 5, 2000 60 mins

Ed's skywritten love note exasperates Carol, who clashes with a jilted Nick; Phil faces creative differences while filming a Stuckeybowl commercial; and a woman sues her hairstylist over a disastrous do.

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Episode 6

Home Is Where the Ducks Are

Sun, Nov 12, 2000 60 mins

Carol drops a bombshell on Ed: she's leaving Stuckeyville to pursue a writing career. Also, Ed gets caught up in the town's heated mayor's race, while Phil takes a young Stuckeybowler (Samm Levine) under his wing.

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Episode 7

Something Old, Something New

Sun, Nov 19, 2000 60 mins

Feeling glum about facing the holidays as a soon-to-be divorcé, Ed gives a Thanksgiving feast at Stuckeybowl. Meanwhile, Phil cooks up a scam to resell store-bought gobblers as marked-up "fine Corinthian turkeys." Gavin: Max Rosmairn.

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Episode 8

The Whole Truth

Wed, Dec 6, 2000 60 mins

Molly's grandfather (Edmund Lyndeck) hires Ed to write his will and reveals a shocking secret about his past; Mike has a new rival (Mark Deklin) at the doctor's office; and Phil hosts an open-mike night at Stuckeybowl. Molly: Lesley Boone.

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Episode 9

Your Life Is Now

Wed, Dec 20, 2000 60 mins

Ed has an old score to settle with Carol's high-school beau (Grant Show). The bowling-alley lawyer also fights a frosty lawsuit and helps Warren (Justin Long) charm a cheerleader. Jessica: Robin Paul.

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Episode 10

Losing Streak

Wed, Jan 10, 2001 60 mins

Ed's parents (Philip Bosco, Jane Summerhays) disapprove of his new life; Carol takes a shot as a basketball coach; and Shirley and Kenny stake out a vandal at Stuckeybowl.

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Episode 11

Opposites Distract

Wed, Jan 17, 2001 60 mins

As Ed locks horns with a sassy new rival (Rena Sofer), Molly chides Carol for taking the adorable attorney for granted. Meanwhile, Phil searches for his personal catch phrase. Molly: Lesley Boone.

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Episode 12

Hook, Line and Sinker

Wed, Jan 24, 2001 60 mins

Ed swims through a legal mess over a singing fish; the Burtons' new nanny yearns to rock Mike's cradle; and karaoke comes to Stuckeybowl. Bonnie Hane: Rena Sofer.

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Episode 13

The Music Box

Wed, Feb 7, 2001 60 mins

Carol and Bonnie (Rena Sofer) face off over Ed; Warren joins a bush league bowling team.

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Episode 14

Valentine's Day

Wed, Feb 14, 2001 60 mins

After their night of passion, Ed finds Bonnie (Rena Sofer) running hot and cold. Worse yet, Carol is jealous, and Molly is tired of being everyone's confidante. Meanwhile, Phil brings "speed dating" to Stuckeybowl for Valentine's Day. Rev. Carver: Charles S. Dutton. Chuck: Ray Bokhour. Rev. Porter: Bob Odenkirk.

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Episode 15


Tue, Feb 20, 2001 60 mins

Stuckeybowl's former owner (John Goodman) wants to own it again. Also, Ed suggests he and Bonnie have dinner with Carol to get past the "awkward phase"; and he represents a singer-songwriter who's been booted from her band. Amanda: Erin Cottrell. Jeff: David Eigenberg. Jordy: Ned Eisenberg. Vanessa: Diane Neal. Hilary: Kelly Deadmon.

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Episode 16

Live Deliberately

Wed, Feb 28, 2001 60 mins

A brush with death moves Ed's client (Kevin Pollak) to do things he's never done, while Ed tries to do again what he did at 18; Carol teams Warren with Jessica for a project on Thoreau. Jessica: Robin Paul. Donna: Tessa Ghylin. Marc: Michael R. Genadry. Warren: Justin Long. Molly: Lesley Boone. Mike: Josh Randall.

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Episode 17


Wed, Mar 28, 2001 60 mins

Carol protests a star student's low gym grade from a coach, whom Ed represents when the parents sue him; Shirley tries being Ed's legal assistant. Kerwin: Michael Gaston. Clark: Martin Starr. Skluff: Todd Weeks. Ellis: Michael Hunsaker. Dr. Jerome: Martin Chatinover. Carol: Julie Bowen.

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Episode 18

The Test

Wed, Apr 4, 2001 60 mins

Ed's old high school girlfriend, Kara, tests her husband's fidelity by hiring a friend to come on to him, When the husband fails the test by sleeping with the woman, Ed helps Kara in the divorce settlement. Meanwhile Carol tries to stop the forced retirement of the school's music teacher due to budget reasons. Also Nancy tests the nanny to determine if she's trustworthy.

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Episode 19

Windows of Opportunity

Wed, May 2, 2001 60 mins

A couple decide to marry at Stuckeybowl after the man bowls a strike; Ed is hired to halt a man's efforts to make his brother diet; Warren fears he's blown his chance with Donna (Tessa Ghylin). Jamie: Del Pentecost. Steve: Shaun Powell. Ari: Brian Geraghty. Barbara: Amy Spanger. Lawyer: Stephen Bogardus. Mark: Michael R. Genadry. Warren: Justin Long. Carol: Julie Bowen.

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Episode 20

Mind Over Matter

Wed, May 9, 2001 60 mins

Ed seeks landmark status for Stuckeybowl and justice for a patient overcharged for a placebo; Jeff (David Eigenberg) causes friction between Molly and Carol. Kendell: Jamie Goodwin. Harry: Ray Aranha. Rodulescu: Mark Gordon. Wendell: Dennis Creaghan. Brownlee: J.R. Horne.

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Episode 21

Mixed Signals

Wed, May 16, 2001 60 mins

A golfer wants to sue a fan whose yell caused a missed putt; Dr. Jerome bristles at being feted; Warren considers on-the-rebound Jessica for the prom rather than Donna. Jerry: Tom Bloom. Vecchio: Adam Sietz. Scott: Mario Cantone. McGraw: Will Lyman. Jessica: Robin Paul. Donna: Tessa Ghylin. Mark: Michael R. Genadry. Gavin: Max Rosmarin.

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Episode 22

Prom Night

Wed, May 23, 2001 60 mins

A lawyer from Ed's former firm asks a favor; Carol and Ed feel awkward after almost kissing; Warren hires an escort as his prom date; and Phil auditions to be outrageous on TV. Ron: David Alan Basche. Tanya: Kylie Travis. Mrs. Reilly: Micki Grant. David: Adam Wylie. Donna: Tessa Ghylin. Mark: Mark Genadry. Gavin: Max Rosmarin. Escort Guy: David Wohl. Tuxedo Guy: Larry Paulsen. Warren: Justin Long.

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