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Ed Season 4 Episodes

Season 4 Episode Guide

17 Episodes 2003 - 2004

Episode 1

New School

Wed, Sep 24, 2003 60 mins

The newly coupled Ed and Carol hit a snag on the way to consummating their three-year courtship. But once they do, a new---and very unexpected---issue arises that could throw some cold water on their romance. Meanwhile, the Burtons sue a doggy dealer for selling them a substandard pup; and Eli charms a pie chef (Marcy Harriel) whose kitchen creations have him seeing stars. Gideon: Mo Rocca. Fred: James Barbour.

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Episode 2

New Car Smell

Wed, Oct 1, 2003 60 mins

As Ed's cousin records his every move for a film-school project, Ed finds himself starring in a drama of his own about asking Carol to move in with him. Mazula: Mark Margolis. Warren: Justin Long. Carol: Julie Bowen.

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Episode 3

The Dream

Wed, Oct 8, 2003 60 mins

While Ed and Mike fulfill their dream of owning a racehorse, Carol's nearly run out of town for inspiring Warren to launch his own talk show on Stuckeyville's public-access TV. Jennifer: Marcy Harriel. Mr. Cheswick: Curtis Armstrong. Harley: Bill Winkler. Carol: Julie Bowen.

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Episode 4

History Lessons

Wed, Oct 15, 2003 60 mins

Ed upsets Carol when he looks up one of her former boyfriends; a historian questions the role of Stuckeyville's founder in a Revolutionary war battle; Mike and Nancy worry about how their daughter will regard their youthful indiscretions. Eli: Daryl "Chill" Mitchell.

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Episode 5

Death, Debt & Dating

Wed, Oct 22, 2003 60 mins

A father (Joel Higgins) sues his son (McCaleb Burnett), who's defended by Ed; Mike and Nancy secretly test their friends; Molly is attracted by a stranger (Reg Rogers) with "zing." Judge Hedges: Karen Mason. William Fish: Richard Thomsen.

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Episode 6

The Offer

Wed, Oct 29, 2003 60 mins

Ed and Carol visit Manhattan, where she gets a writing assignment and an exciting offer; a new student (Noah Fleiss) learns how to interact with classmates. Mark: Michael Genadry. Keith Kessler: Jonathan Togo. Amanda Williams: Julia Murney. Dr. Jerome: Marvin Chatinover. Kate Jerome: Melissa Miller.

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Episode 7

Goodbye Stuckeyville

Wed, Nov 5, 2003 60 mins

Ed tries to support Carol's career decision; Molly forces herself to choose between Sean and Ted (Reg Rogers); Mike tries to prove he can make a new friend. Warren: Justin Long. Sean: Tom Wilson.

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Episode 8


Wed, Nov 12, 2003 60 mins

Ed seeks help from a psychiatrist (Bruce Altman); Eli is advised about his relationship with Jennifer by his physical therapist (Raphael Nash Thompson). Steven: Pete Starrett. Pat: Pat Farmer.

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Episode 9

The Proposal

Wed, Nov 19, 2003 60 mins

Mike's parents (Burt Reynolds, Blair Brown) visit for Thanksgiving; Carol surprises Ed for the holiday; Eli decides to have a dinner for the less fortunate. Fireman: Scott Freeze.

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Episode 10

Just a Formality

Wed, Dec 10, 2003 60 mins

To please Carol, Ed asks her father (Dan Lauria) for his daughter's hand in marriage; Mike decides to include a pizza oven in the new house he's building. Mark: Michael Genadry. Jimmy: Wallace Little. Joe Vanacore: David Lenthall. Mrs. Vanacore: Marceline Hugot. Amanda: Julia Murney.

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Episode 11

Home for Christmas

Wed, Dec 17, 2003 60 mins

As Ed prepares to join Carol in New York, he's distracted by a former classmate (Madchen Amick); Mike and Nancy hope to have their new house built in time for Christmas. Joel McHale: Mike Doyle. Donald McHale: Jack Willis. Mr. Haggedorn: Guy Boyd. Owen: Brian Reddy. Amanda: Julia Murney.

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Episode 12

The Process

Wed, Jan 7, 2004 60 mins

Carol, who's stressed about a deadline, surprises Ed with an unusual request; Ed represents a client (Mark Margolis) whose parents pressure him to make a pre-nuptial agreement with his fiancée. Dakota Cooley: Marsha Dietlein Bennett. Trevor: Aaron Paternoster. Edie Hedges: Carolee Carmello. Girl No. 1: Alyssa May Gold. Girl No. 2: Taylor Patterson. Elaine: Suzanne Shepherd.

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Episode 13

Back in the Saddle

Fri, Jan 9, 2004 60 mins

Ed's ex-wife (Lea Thompson) asks for money to start a fast-food restaurant; Carol's bothered by a would-be Romeo (Jim Gaffigan) who formerly loved her from afar. Gus: Ross Bickell. Douglas: Carl Palmer. Del Bertolucci: Jack O'Connell. Jerry: John P. McLaughlin. Customer: Angela Antista. Tommy: Josh Flitter. Duncan: Mickey Kelly.

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Episode 14

Hidden Agendas

Fri, Jan 16, 2004 60 mins

Ed's ex (Lea Thompson) tries to interest him in another business venture; Eli has the chance to be substitute host for a radio show; Mike is thrilled to have a foreign-exchange student staying with him and Nancy, but is surprised to learn the lad's interests.

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Episode 15

Pressure Points

Fri, Jan 23, 2004 60 mins

After he, Carol and Liz (Lea Thompson) are mugged, Ed feels that he didn't do enough to foil the thief. Burt Reynolds and Blair Brown return as Mike's parents. Clay Aiken performs as himself after Eli arranges for his appearance at the Smiling Goat, in order to save Jennifer's job at the radio station. Jennifer: Marcy Harriell. Kate: Amy Sedaris.

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Episode 16

Best Wishes

Fri, Jan 30, 2004 60 mins

Ed's brother (Timothy Busfield) shows up with all his belongings and some new trouble; Carol's sister (Nicki Aycox) hides a surprise guest; Mike and Nancy disagree about which of them is sicker. Mark Vanacore: Michael Genadry. Dr. Jerome: Marvin Chatinover. Toby Gibbons: Jim Gaffigan.

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Episode 17

Happily Ever After

Fri, Feb 6, 2004 60 mins

The fourth-season finale finally sees Ed and Carol tie the knot, and the bride-to-be suggests it be tied onto a circus theme. Prior to the ceremony, there are bachelor-bachelorette parties and Warren makes a video for the couple.

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