Kimberly Williams-Paisley in According to Jim

Kimberly Williams-Paisley

Born: 1971-09-14


Kimberly Williams-Paisley

Kimberly Williams was born on September 14, 1971 in Rye, New York to parents Gurney, a freelance medical journalist, and Linda, a fund-raiser. Kimberly has two younger siblings: Jay, a camera assistant, Torrence, California firefighter, and Ashley , also an actress.

She has been in show business since the age of thirteen, appearing in commercials for such companies as Pizza Hut and Clearasil. She got her first (and best known) film role as Annie Banks in the 1991 remake of Father of the Bride while she was a sophmore at Northwesten University in Evanston, Illinois.

She took a break from acting after filming to pursue her education, with the exception of the film Indian Summer, which she shot during her summer break.

After graduating from Northwesten in 1993, she filmed the sequel to Father of the Bride in 1994. Her next big role came when she starred as Isabel Lukens in the short-lived ABC drama Relativity in 1996. She also dated tennis star Pete Sampress from 1997 to 1999.

She then starred in a series of independent films, most noteably the epic mini series The 10th Kingdom opposite John Larroquette. Her most current TV role is that of Dana, sister-in-law of Jim Belushi in his sitcom According to Jim.

She got engaged to country music star Brad Paisley in late 2002, even appearing in his award-winning music video "I'm Gonna Miss Her" which also features Little Jimmy Dickens, ESPN sportscaster Dan Patrick, and even risque' talk show host Jerry Springer. She also appears briefly in Brad's video for "Little Moments", a song that she is the basis for. The couple married on March 15, 2003 in Southern California Kimberly's sister Ashley played Dylan Messenger on the NBC sitcom Good Morning Miami until cancellation in spring 2004.


Season 8

Heaven Opposed To Hell
WatchedS08E18: Heaven Opposed To Hell
Aired: Tue, 2009-06-02
Jim dies after choking on shrimp and ends up in Heaven, where he has to stand trial in front of God while being defended by Andy. His sister-in-law Dana represents the Devil, and the battle for Jim's future begins.

Season 7

The Devil Went Down to Oak Park
WatchedS07E18: The Devil Went Down to Oak Park
Aired: Tue, 2008-05-27
The Devil himself visits Jim to remind him of the deal they made years ago, when Jim promised to give away his fifth child if the Devil helped him win over Cheryl.
No Bedrest for the Wicked
WatchedS07E17: No Bedrest for the Wicked
Aired: Tue, 2008-05-27
Jim anxiously awaits for the moment when Cheryl is off bedrest so she'd take over all the chores, but Dana urges him to let Cheryl rest until she goes into labor. After meeting Cheryl's gynecologist, Jim learns that Cheryl wa...
The Cheater
WatchedS07E16: The Cheater
Aired: Tue, 2008-05-13
Cheryl insists on playing a game that she somehow always wins, but Dana is aware of the fact that Cheryl is cheating.
The Six-Week Curse
WatchedS07E15: The Six-Week Curse
Aired: Tue, 2008-05-13
Dana puts Andy under hypnosis to learn why all of his relationships don't last longer than six weeks. Upon learning that it's due to Andy's low self-esteem, Dana decides to boost up Andy's confidence, but she ends up making t...
The Chaperone
WatchedS07E14: The Chaperone
Aired: Tue, 2008-04-29
Andy finally meets the perfect girl, but things get rough when he lets Jim babysit the woman's daughters, who then end up missing while Andy is having dinner with Emily.
I Drink Your Milkshake
WatchedS07E13: I Drink Your Milkshake
Aired: Tue, 2008-04-22
Jim makes a rule he believes to be the perfect cure for children's fights, but when he enters a discussion with Andy, the both end up on the same "tribunal system," fighting to prove who's right.
The Gift Certificate
WatchedS07E12: The Gift Certificate
Aired: Tue, 2008-04-15
Realizing that Andy didn't use the gift certificate that Jim gave him for his birthday, Jim decides to use the certificate to treat himself with a nice meal, but soon Jim finds himself in an uncomfortable situation when Andy ...
Pregnancy Brain
WatchedS07E11: Pregnancy Brain
Aired: Tue, 2008-03-11
Jim finds a way to use Cheryl's forgetfulness (a.k.a. "the pregnancy brain") to his advantage by trying to convince her that it was her idea to turn the basement into a media room instead of a room for Ruby and Gracie.
All Dolled Up
WatchedS07E10: All Dolled Up
Aired: Tue, 2008-03-04
Jim is forced organize a doll-themed party for Gracie while Cheryl is on bed rest, but when Gracie admits that the only reason she agreed to the party was because she wanted to please her mother, Jim decides to turn the party...
Goodwill Hunting
WatchedS07E09: Goodwill Hunting
Aired: Tue, 2008-02-26
Without consulting with Cheryl, Jim transforms the garage into a cigar lounge and donates the kids' old clothes and furniture to charity. When Cheryl informs Jim that she is pregnant with twins, he is forced to retrieve all t...
The Rendezvous
WatchedS07E08: The Rendezvous
Aired: Tue, 2008-02-19
When Cheryl returns home for a visit the kids end up occupying her time, so Jim decides to prepare a special date with her at the airport lounge.
Period Peace
WatchedS07E07: Period Peace
Aired: Tue, 2008-02-12
When Ruby and Gracie can't seem to stop fighting, Jim is "forced" to read their diaries to determine the cause, only to realize that he needs to give out delicate motherly advice to them, while Cheryl is still away.
Ruby's First Date
WatchedS07E06: Ruby's First Date
Aired: Tue, 2008-01-29
While Cheryl is still out of town, Jim is having hard time dealing with Ruby's girl problems, so he assigns Dana to help her. However, when Dana tells Ruby to go out on a date with an older guy, Jim if forced to intervene, as...
Cheryl Goes to Florida
WatchedS07E05: Cheryl Goes to Florida
Aired: Tue, 2008-01-22
While Cheryl is out of town to take care of her mother, Jim has to take care of their kids, and he receives sympathy from a neighborhood mom. Soon, other moms start helping Jim, and he tells each one that she's the only help ...
The Perfect Fight
WatchedS07E04: The Perfect Fight
Aired: Tue, 2008-01-15
Cheryl and Jim enjoy a special night home together without their kids that turns into a food fight. Andy, who's been watching their kids and was a victim to their pranks, goes on a revenge hunt against Jim, trying to make Che...
Safety Last
WatchedS07E03: Safety Last
Aired: Tue, 2008-01-08
Jim is pressured by Cheryl's new obsession to keep Jim safe and healthy. However, when Jim ends up in the hospital, Cheryl realizes that she can't anticipate every danger that's out there, and Jim becomes more determined to k...
The Hot Wife
WatchedS07E02: The Hot Wife
Aired: Tue, 2008-01-01
Cheryl feels down when she can't use her sexuality to get a dinner table at a restaurant, so Jim tries to cheer her up by writing letter as a 'water delivery guy', but his plan soon makes Jim doubt if Cheryl is attracted to h...
Jim Almighty
WatchedS07E01: Jim Almighty
Aired: Tue, 2008-01-01
Crazed about the fact that Cheryl joined a dinner party club, Jim insults the very creator of women, God, who then gives Jim the power to try to do a better job, but Jim ends up making women behave like Jim would. Also, when ...

Season 6

Jim's Birthday
WatchedS06E18: Jim's Birthday
Aired: Wed, 2007-05-16
Cheryl throws Jim an unwanted surprise party for his 50th birthday, which Jim then sabotages, and then later reveals the real reason why he won't celebrate his birthday.
Any Man of Mine
WatchedS06E17: Any Man of Mine
Aired: Wed, 2007-05-09
In order to avoid attending another musical with Cheryl, Jim finds a gay man to accompany her.
Devlin in Disguise
WatchedS06E16: Devlin in Disguise
Aired: Wed, 2007-05-02
After Tim and Cindy Devlin's sudden divorce announcement, Andy starts spending time with Cindy, which turns into a relationship, and an urge for Cheryl and Jim to break them up.
The Grill II
WatchedS06E15: The Grill II
Aired: Wed, 2007-04-25
Andy and Jim end up in a war after Andy tries to sell a grill at his garage sale that Jim gave him a few years ago.
What Lies Beneath
WatchedS06E14: What Lies Beneath
Aired: Wed, 2007-04-18
Andy's new metal detector uncovers Jim's long-lost wedding ring, which causes headaches to Jim, because he bought a fake wedding ring as a replacement a long time ago so Cheryl wouldn't notice he lost it.
The At-Bat
WatchedS06E13: The At-Bat
Aired: Wed, 2007-04-04
Jim fails to teach his son how to play softball properly. Andy's ghost from the future shows him that Kyle turns out as a loser, so Jim, shocked by it, tries to change his sons future, but just makes things even worse.
Coach Jim
WatchedS06E12: Coach Jim
Aired: Wed, 2007-03-28
Jim decides to toughen up his daughters basketball team and soon turns them from sweet and peaceful to an angry and aggressive basketball team.
In Case of Jimergency
WatchedS06E11: In Case of Jimergency
Aired: Wed, 2007-03-14
After an argument with a claims representative about his bill, Jim's health insurance is canceled, and Jim decides to hide the truth from Cheryl, until she ends up sick and he gets her cold.
Separate Ways
WatchedS06E10: Separate Ways
Aired: Wed, 2007-03-07
While Ryan is away, Dana and baby Tanner are staying at Jim and Cheryl's, until Jim starts complaining about the presence of the baby, so Cheryl wants him to stay at Andy's for a while. While Jim and Andy enjoy their male bon...
WatchedS06E09: Dino-Mite
Aired: Wed, 2007-02-28
When Cheryl and Dana allow Jim and Ryan to take care of the kids and baby Tanner while they are out, things get out of control. Jim takes everyone to the museum and everything goes great until the Tyrannosaurus Rex display en...
WatchedS06E08: Deliverance
Aired: Wed, 2007-01-31
When Dana gets into premature labor, and Ryan isn't able to come and deliver the baby because he is delivering a celebrity's baby, Jim has to be the one to deliver Dana's baby.
Cheryl Gone Wild
WatchedS06E07: Cheryl Gone Wild
Aired: Wed, 2007-01-24
Andy, Ryan and Jim are stunned when they find out that Dana and Cheryl recently appeared in a Chicks Gone Wild video.
All the Rage
WatchedS06E06: All the Rage
Aired: Wed, 2007-01-17
Cheryl persuades Jim to attend an anger-management class, but he soon learns that getting mad isn't as much fun as getting even.
Good Grief
WatchedS06E05: Good Grief
Aired: Wed, 2007-01-17
When Cheryl's beloved Uncle Donald dies, Jim takes over housekeeping, but soon starts to suspect that Cheryl is using him.
Hoosier Daddy
WatchedS06E04: Hoosier Daddy
Aired: Wed, 2007-01-10
Cheryl and Jim go to a motel in Indiana to celebrate their fifteenth wedding anniversary, but Dana's possible labor and a tornado interfere.
Guinea Pygmalion
WatchedS06E03: Guinea Pygmalion
Aired: Wed, 2007-01-10
When the family pet guinea pig swallows an eraser, Jim is forced to pay for an expensive operation.
The Flannelsexual
WatchedS06E02: The Flannelsexual
Aired: Wed, 2007-01-03
Cherly wants Jim to go to Dana's co-ed baby shower which he does not consider manly. By accident Jim ends up on a talk show claiming that men shouldn't let women feminize them.
The Punch
WatchedS06E01: The Punch
Aired: Wed, 2007-01-03
Jim realizes that Cheryl has been spoiling their son Kyle for way too long, so he decides to make him a man by teaching him how to throw a perfect punch in self defense. However, things get out of control when little Kyle get...

Season 5

Belaboring the Point
WatchedS05E22: Belaboring the Point
Aired: Tue, 2006-05-02
When a proud and happy Ryan announces that Dana is pregnant, Jim warns him of Dana's upcoming hormone swings, and ends up dreaming that he is pregnant.
Jim's Best Friend
WatchedS05E21: Jim's Best Friend
Aired: Tue, 2006-03-21
When Andy stars playing chess with Ryan on a regular basis, Jim is convinced that he is losing his best friend.
The Thin Green Line
WatchedS05E20: The Thin Green Line
Aired: Tue, 2006-03-14
Cheryl gives her best to assure herself a spot on the Church Committee, and in order to get that, she forbids Jim to do his annual "Green Man" routine on St. Patrick's day. However, her plans are ruined when she gets arrested...
Daddy Dearest
WatchedS05E19: Daddy Dearest
Aired: Tue, 2006-03-07
Jim believes that Bill (played by Joseph Bologna), the father of one of Rubys and Gracies classmates is actually his real father that abandoned Jim when he was a child.
Polite Jim
WatchedS05E18: Polite Jim
Aired: Tue, 2006-03-07
Jim makes his own neighbour cry with complaining about his backyard barbeque, so he ends up taking polite lessons from Andy, in order to become a better person.
The Grumpy Guy
WatchedS05E17: The Grumpy Guy
Aired: Tue, 2006-02-28
Jim gets mad when he finds out that his neighbor Julie has been writing children books and basing them about him.
Get Your Freak On
WatchedS05E16: Get Your Freak On
Aired: Tue, 2006-02-21
Cheryl believes she's attending a tasteful lingerie party, but is shocked to learn the hostess is selling sex toys and Cheryl buys one, but won't tell Jim.
Mr. Right
WatchedS05E15: Mr. Right
Aired: Tue, 2006-02-07
Cheryl and Jim get into a disagreement about Erik Estrada, and Jim tries to prove that the incident that occurred ten years ago was not wrong.
The Stick
WatchedS05E14: The Stick
Aired: Tue, 2006-02-07
It's Jim's birthday and he gets upset when Cheryl gives him gifts he does not want, but is really happy when Kyle give him a stick for his birthday.
Renewing Vows
WatchedS05E13: Renewing Vows
Aired: Tue, 2006-01-24
Jim and Cheryl renew their wedding vows after Cheryl allowed the girls to get their ears pieced even though Jim had forbidden it.
Sex Ed Fred
WatchedS05E12: Sex Ed Fred
Aired: Tue, 2006-01-10
When Jim and Cheryl watch an sex education video that is shown at Ruby's school, Jim realizes that he is watching a young him.
The Gift of Maggie
WatchedS05E11: The Gift of Maggie
Aired: Tue, 2005-12-13
When Cheryl and Dana's mother, Maggie, visits for the holidays, Jim and Cheryl compete with Ryan and Dana for her affection
Lean On Me
WatchedS05E10: Lean On Me
Aired: Tue, 2005-11-29
Cheryl encourages Jim to meet a former girlfriend wants to discuss business for lunch, and then regrets it when she becomes convinced that the old flame has romantic intentions.
The Dream
WatchedS05E09: The Dream
Aired: Tue, 2005-11-15
Jim tries to blackmail Dana when he finds out she’s having erotic dreams about him.
James & the Annoying Peach
WatchedS05E08: James & the Annoying Peach
Aired: Tue, 2005-11-08
To teach Jim the value of communication, Cheryl doesn't speak to him for three days.
The Chick Whisperer
WatchedS05E07: The Chick Whisperer
Aired: Tue, 2005-11-01
Jim helps Andy pick up a beautiful woman in a bar, but she turns out to be crazy -- and eventually leaves Andy and stalks Jim instead.
WatchedS05E06: Anec-Dont's
Aired: Tue, 2005-10-18
Cheryl, upset that Jim thinks her daily anecdotes are boring, steals Dana's story about meeting Oprah. Jim, now determined to out-do Cheryl, makes up a story about his construction office catching fire. But when Cheryl take t...
The Race
WatchedS05E05: The Race
Aired: Tue, 2005-10-11
Out-of-shape Jim enters a 10K marathon to teach Kyle, who wants to quit basketball, a lesson about not being a quitter -- but he cheats to get first to the finish line.
Charity Begins at Hef's
WatchedS05E04: Charity Begins at Hef's
Aired: Tue, 2005-10-04
When Cheryl wins two tickets to visit Hugh Hefner at the Playboy Mansion in a charity-raising contest that Jim secretly entered her in, she decides to take Dana instead of him.
The Tale of the Tape (2)
WatchedS05E03: The Tale of the Tape (2)
Aired: Tue, 2005-09-27
Jim worries that Cheryl's romantic expectations will increase when his new brother-in-law, Ryan, showers Dana with flowers and gifts. But then Jim learns that a special blues tape Cheryl supposedly made for him when they were...
The Tale of the Tape (1)
WatchedS05E02: The Tale of the Tape (1)
Aired: Tue, 2005-09-27
Jim worries that Cheryl's romantic expectations will increase when his new brother-in-law, Ryan, showers Dana with flowers and gifts. But then Jim learns that a special blues tape Cheryl supposedly made for him when they were...
Foul Ball
WatchedS05E01: Foul Ball
Aired: Tue, 2005-09-20
The fifth season premieres with Jim sneaking off to a Cubs game with Kyle instead of taking him to his first day of kindergarten.

Season 4

Wedding Bell Blues
WatchedS04E27: Wedding Bell Blues
Aired: Tue, 2005-05-17
On Dana's wedding day, Jim accidentally knocks the family's favorite reverend unconscious with the car door, so he has to scramble to find a replacement preacher at the last minute, on the Season Finale.
The Scrapbook
WatchedS04E26: The Scrapbook
Aired: Tue, 2005-05-10
Immediately following the 100th episode, a special half-hour retrospective episode takes a hilarious look at Cheryl and Jim's botched anniversary moments from years past.
Geronimo Jim
WatchedS04E25: Geronimo Jim
Aired: Tue, 2005-05-10
Cheryl and Dana think they have cause to worry when Dana's fianc - wants to race fast cars and Jim wants to take up skydiving.
The Bachelorette Party
WatchedS04E24: The Bachelorette Party
Aired: Tue, 2005-05-03
When Cheryl's prim and proper bachelorette party disappoints Dana, Jim and Andy treat Dana to a rowdy night she'll never forget - but now will she make it to the wedding?
The Competition
WatchedS04E23: The Competition
Aired: Tue, 2005-04-19
Jim, certain he will win the annual hot dog eating contest, is humiliated when instead he loses to a petit woman (Suzy Nakamura), and his problems are further compounded when Andy decides to date the female champion.
The Clock
WatchedS04E22: The Clock
Aired: Tue, 2005-04-12
Jim and Cheryl adjust the clocks to get the kids to bed earlier so they can have more quality time together.
Kentucky Fried Beltzman
WatchedS04E21: Kentucky Fried Beltzman
Aired: Tue, 2005-03-29
Jim is shocked to learn that his recently deceased friend will be buried with a rare baseball card he stole from Jim.
Spelling Bee
WatchedS04E20: Spelling Bee
Aired: Tue, 2005-03-22
Jim's pride in Gracie's new-found spelling-bee aptitude quickly turns to dismay when he has to drive her to tournaments all over the state.
Take My Wife, Please
WatchedS04E19: Take My Wife, Please
Aired: Tue, 2005-03-15
In order to avoid going to an opera with Cheryl, Jim asks an elderly widower to be her escort.
Shall We Dance
WatchedS04E18: Shall We Dance
Aired: Tue, 2005-03-08
When Andy decides to learn how to dance for his sister's wedding, he turns to Jim, a closet dancer, for help.
The Mustache
WatchedS04E17: The Mustache
Aired: Tue, 2005-03-08
A hot delivery girl gives Jim some fashion advice, prompting him to grow a mustache, which Cheryl hates. Cheryl retaliates by becoming a brunette - but Jim loves it. After a chance meeting with the girl, Cheryl asks her to gi...
The Wedding Dress
WatchedS04E16: The Wedding Dress
Aired: Tue, 2005-02-22
When Cheryl offers Dana the use of her wedding gown, Jim and Andy try to cover up the fact that the dress was destroyed in a fiery sports celebration years ago.
Guess Who's Cooking Your Dinner?
WatchedS04E15: Guess Who's Cooking Your Dinner?
Aired: Tue, 2005-02-15
Cheryl cooks dinner for Dana and her boyfriend and lets him believe that Dana actually did the cooking.
A Crying Shame
WatchedS04E14: A Crying Shame
Aired: Tue, 2005-02-08
Cheryl claims to like men who aren't afraid to cry, but when Jim bursts into tears after a movie, she is surprised to find herself turned off by his sensitivity.
The Jealous Husband
WatchedS04E13: The Jealous Husband
Aired: Tue, 2005-01-25
To make Cheryl feel desirable, Jim fakes a jealous rage in a restaurant and tries to teach Dana's date to do the same, but the lesson backfires when Dana fears her new beau is paranoid and possessive.
WatchedS04E12: Nanny-Cam
Aired: Tue, 2005-01-18
Jim buys a nanny-cam to spy on the sitter he didn't want Cheryl to hire but learns something about Cheryl instead, prompting her to buy a camera of her own.
Sympathy From the Devlins
WatchedS04E11: Sympathy From the Devlins
Aired: Tue, 2005-01-11
Jim befriends his obnoxious neighbors when he believes they bring good luck when he's watching the Chicago Bulls.
Stalking Santa
WatchedS04E10: Stalking Santa
Aired: Tue, 2004-12-14
Jim tangles with a department store Santa after the two are involved in a parking lot fender bender. Unfortunately, Jim's kids witness the skirmish and are fearful Santa won't leave them any gifts for Christmas.
Poking The Bear
WatchedS04E09: Poking The Bear
Aired: Tue, 2004-11-30
Cheryl's gynecologist (played by Mitch Rouse) forbids her from having sex with Jim until the time is right to get pregnant, and Jim eats crow in order to win a huge account from a blowhard potential client (Tom Arnold).
The Hunters
WatchedS04E08: The Hunters
Aired: Tue, 2004-11-23
To prove his worth as a man, Jim -- along with Andy -- hunt a turkey for Thanksgiving, but on the hunt Jim is pursued -- and shot -- by a legendary 40- lb. psychotic bird christened "Angry Pete." Thanksgiving-themed episode.
Plot Twist
WatchedS04E07: Plot Twist
Aired: Tue, 2004-11-16
Cheryl's mother, Maggie, wants Jim, Cheryl and the family to rest someday in a family plot she reserved years ago, but Jim insists on his own family plot--then secretly reserves a plot for himself next to a star football play...
Father-Daughter Dance
WatchedS04E06: Father-Daughter Dance
Aired: Tue, 2004-11-09
Ruby hurts Jim's feelings when she invites Andy to a father-daughter dance instead of him.
Dress to Kill Me
WatchedS04E05: Dress to Kill Me
Aired: Tue, 2004-10-26
Kyle wants to be Cinderella for Halloween. Jim is against it because he thinks he's growing up to be a sissy. Jim buys Kyle a manly costume (a dinosaur) but Kyle changes back into the dress. Jim, Andy, and Kyle all sit on the...
The Garage Door
WatchedS04E04: The Garage Door
Aired: Tue, 2004-10-19
Cheryl and Dana are forced to smash their way out of a locked garage, because they ignored Jim's lesson on how to open the door from the inside.
The Grill
WatchedS04E03: The Grill
Aired: Tue, 2004-10-12
Jim offers to give Andy an old barbecue grill, then decides Andy should pay for it.
The Effort
WatchedS04E02: The Effort
Aired: Tue, 2004-09-28
Cheryl surprises Jim with a romantic evening, but it cuts into his planned TV boxing match.
A Hole in One
WatchedS04E01: A Hole in One
Aired: Tue, 2004-09-21
Cheryl wants Jim to give up his vices so he can get her pregnant.

Season 3

The Vast Difference (2)
WatchedS03E29: The Vast Difference (2)
Aired: Tue, 2004-05-25
Jim chickens out of having a vasectomy, but Cheryl is so effusive in her praise that he's unable to admit he didn't go through with it
The Swimming Pool (1)
WatchedS03E28: The Swimming Pool (1)
Aired: Tue, 2004-05-25
Cheryl protests when a heat wave sends the family sneaking into a vacationing neighbor's pool -- until she starts sneaking over on her own.
Everyone Gets Dumped
WatchedS03E27: Everyone Gets Dumped
Aired: Tue, 2004-05-18
Jim develops a friendship with Dana's new boyfriend, despite the fact that the guy dumped Cheryl years ago.
The Marriage Bank
WatchedS03E26: The Marriage Bank
Aired: Tue, 2004-05-11
Thinking it might get Cheryl to let him go on a fishing trip with Andy, Jim makes a "deposit" in the "marriage bank" by agreeing to go to a couples seminar with her. Jim's plans are foiled, however, when Dr. Ted, the marriage...
WatchedS03E25: Trashed
Aired: Tue, 2004-05-04
Pack rat Cheryl asks Jim to rent a storage unit to house seven years' worth of the kids' art projects, but Jim refuses to pay the fee, so he tosses everything out, thinking Cheryl won't notice – until she needs some of the p...
The Toilet
WatchedS03E24: The Toilet
Aired: Tue, 2004-04-27
Cheryl promises to take Jim's opinions seriously when she decides to remodel the bathroom, until Jim insists it include a hideous high-tech stainless steel toilet – that talks.
The Truck
WatchedS03E23: The Truck
Aired: Tue, 2004-04-06
Cheryl ask Jim to use his truck to transport a giant paper-mâché grizzly bear the girls made for "spirit week" to their school – except Jim just lost his truck in an arm wrestling match and, in a gesture of macho pride, re...
Who's The Boss?
WatchedS03E22: Who's The Boss?
Aired: Tue, 2004-03-30
Andy resents a wealthy client, but then decides to date her.
The Baby
WatchedS03E21: The Baby
Aired: Tue, 2004-03-16
Jim's sister, Roxanne, shows up on his doorstep, pregnant, and lets Andy believe he's the father.
No Crime, But Punishment
WatchedS03E20: No Crime, But Punishment
Aired: Tue, 2004-03-09
Gracie's recent misbehavior makes Jim think she is lying about a friend giving her a new video game.
When You Wish to Be a Star (2)
WatchedS03E19: When You Wish to Be a Star (2)
Aired: Tue, 2004-03-02
Jim takes umbrage at being replaced as the father in a promotional shoot for a cruise line.
When You Wish to Be a Star
WatchedS03E18: When You Wish to Be a Star
Aired: Tue, 2004-02-24
Dana's first task at the ad agency is to cast the perfect TV family for a Disney cruise commercial. Cheryl and the kids get the job, but Dana's boss replaces Jim with a handsome actor in the role of "dad."
Cheryl Sings
WatchedS03E17: Cheryl Sings
Aired: Tue, 2004-02-17
Cheryl tries to impress her boastful cousin Mindy by posing as the lead singer of Jim's band – even though she has a terrible voice. Jim agrees to perform at Mindy's engagement party with Cheryl playing the part in order to ...
The Best Man
WatchedS03E16: The Best Man
Aired: Tue, 2004-02-10
Cheryl forbids Jim from throwing his cop friend Danny a bachelor party with beer and strippers. She fears that Danny will show up at his own wedding with a hangover – as Jim did at their wedding. Jim and his buddies decide t...
Dana Dates the Reverend
WatchedS03E15: Dana Dates the Reverend
Aired: Tue, 2004-01-27
Dana and Jim both covet their reverend — she for romance, he for the pastor's prowess at bowling.
House for Sale
WatchedS03E14: House for Sale
Aired: Tue, 2004-01-06
The Devlins place a bid on the house across the street from Jim and Cheryl, to their dismay.
Secret Santa
WatchedS03E13: Secret Santa
Aired: Tue, 2003-12-09
Dana admits to Cheryl that she can't afford to buy Jim a Christmas present, so Cheryl lets Dana put her name on one of the presents she bought for him. Dana innocently picks out Cheryl's big present to Jim, but when Jim is th...
Rules of Engagement
WatchedS03E12: Rules of Engagement
Aired: Tue, 2003-12-02
Cheryl caters to Jim's every whim to make amends for a big fight they had the night before—except Jim doesn't remember the fight at all.
The Empty Gesture
WatchedS03E11: The Empty Gesture
Aired: Tue, 2003-11-25
Cheryl starts to feel taken for granted as she prepares Thanksgiving dinner. She suffers the ultimate insult when she gets stuck on the roof after retrieving her tablecloth that Jim had fashioned into a ghost for Halloween, a...
WatchedS03E10: Paintball
Aired: Tue, 2003-11-18
Cheryl cajoles Jim into attending a couples cooking class, which turns into a disaster, so she lets Jim pick out the next couples activity – paintball.
The Imaginary Friend
WatchedS03E09: The Imaginary Friend
Aired: Tue, 2003-11-11
Jim creates an imaginary friend to avoid going to a couple's baby shower with Cheryl.
Scary Movie
WatchedS03E08: Scary Movie
Aired: Tue, 2003-11-04
Gracie and Ruby have nightmares after Jim secretly takes them to see a scary movie. (ABC)
Dana Dates Jim
WatchedS03E07: Dana Dates Jim
Aired: Tue, 2003-10-28
It's Halloween and Cheryl is trying to host "the" party so she can own Halloween in the neighborhood. Dana brings in her newest date, Hank, who carries an awful lot of similarities to Jim. While refusing to admit she's dating...
ABC's and 123's
WatchedS03E06: ABC's and 123's
Aired: Tue, 2003-10-21
Trying to lighten Ruby's homework load – and therefore look like he's helping her – Jim tells Ruby's teacher that Cheryl can't read.
The Lemonade Stand
WatchedS03E05: The Lemonade Stand
Aired: Tue, 2003-10-21
Jim and Cheryl encourage the girls to make a lemonade stand and raise money for their scooters. What was supposed to be a lesson about the value of the dollar turns into a racy competition among neighbors when Bill and his ne...
Getting to Know You
WatchedS03E04: Getting to Know You
Aired: Tue, 2003-10-14
Cheryl says a friend of hers got jewelry for his wife for no reason and Jim says he's probably cheating on her. After Cheryl takes it offensively that Jim won't buy her jewelry because he doesn't think he has to – after all,...
We Have a Bingo
WatchedS03E03: We Have a Bingo
Aired: Tue, 2003-10-07
Jim wrestles with his conscience after he cheats at a church fundraiser bingo game.
The Packer Ball
WatchedS03E02: The Packer Ball
Aired: Tue, 2003-09-30
Jim is horrified when he sees his son Kyle with a green Packers ball. He tries by all means to change it for a Bears one, but the kid just can't let go of the green ball. Jim has nightmares about it and takes Kyle to his work...
The Errand
WatchedS03E01: The Errand
Aired: Tue, 2003-09-23
When Jim finds out that Cheryl has been paying 7 dollars to have the groceries delivered to their house, he insists that he does the shopping himself in order to save that incredible amount of money. Once at the supermarket, ...

Season 2

Vegas, Baby (2)
WatchedS02E28: Vegas, Baby (2)
Aired: Tue, 2003-05-20
Andy is upset because no one approves or believes in his marriage to Roxanne. Jim goes to talk to her and walks in on her packing to run off with her ex boyfriend. He tries to stop her, unsuccessfully. Jim and Cheryl try to b...
Vegas, Baby (1)
WatchedS02E27: Vegas, Baby (1)
Aired: Tue, 2003-05-20
Jim and Andy are going to Vegas on a business trip and ask Dana to join them, since they need an extra help and she happens to be their "rabbit's foot" on gambling. Cheryl decides to join them and blackmails Jim when he says ...
Mom's Boyfriend
WatchedS02E26: Mom's Boyfriend
Aired: Tue, 2003-05-13
Cheryl is suspicious of her recently widowed mother's new fiance, but Jim and Andy think he's great.
About a Girl
WatchedS02E25: About a Girl
Aired: Tue, 2003-05-06
Dana gets attention from a single father she meets in the park by pretending to be Ruby's mother. Meanwhile, Cheryl requests that Jim exercise more often - as a special favor to her.
No Harm No Fowl
WatchedS02E24: No Harm No Fowl
Aired: Tue, 2003-04-29
A trained bird flies into Andy's head in the backyard and Gracie adopts it as her bird pet, Daphne. The bird is driving everyone insane and they all can't wait to get rid of it, but unfortunately Gracie developed a deep emoti...
The Helmet
WatchedS02E23: The Helmet
Aired: Tue, 2003-04-08
Pretending to be a man for an online auction, Cheryl discovers that Jim is bidding on memorabilia instead of shopping for a new dryer, but Jim thinks he's found a kindred spirit.
Deal with the Devlins
WatchedS02E22: Deal with the Devlins
Aired: Tue, 2003-04-01
Cheryl makes friends with another mom from the girls soccer team. The woman is sweet, yet a bit obnoxious. Jim is annoyed by her presence, but Cheryl insists on him being nice to her. Little by little, Cindy starts to get int...
Bo Diddley
WatchedS02E21: Bo Diddley
Aired: Tue, 2003-04-01
Cheryl has to have dental surgery and asks Jim to stay besides her the whole time because she's scared of dentists. While Cheryl is sedated, Andy shows up saying he met blues legend Bo Diddley and Jim decides to meet him too,...
Dana Gets Fired
WatchedS02E20: Dana Gets Fired
Aired: Tue, 2003-03-11
When Jim vociferously objects to the way Dana gets treated by her boss, he succeeds in getting her fired. Meanwhile, Andy has problems with the plans for his birthday party.
The Pass
WatchedS02E19: The Pass
Aired: Tue, 2003-02-25
Cheryl's upset when a wealthy client, a former high school buddy of Jim's, makes a pass at her, but it's Jim's reaction that she's upset about.
Wonder Woman
WatchedS02E18: Wonder Woman
Aired: Tue, 2003-02-18
Cheryl is mugged at the mall parking lot, but instead of calling the police she chases the guy and tackles him to get her purse bag. When she tells Jim what happened, he decides to get two killer German shepherd to guard her....
The Ring
WatchedS02E17: The Ring
Aired: Tue, 2003-02-11
When Jim and Cheryl run into his old girlfriend, Jim worries that Cheryl may find out the truth about his past when she invites the woman to dinner.
Slumber Party
WatchedS02E16: Slumber Party
Aired: Tue, 2003-02-04
When Cheryl gets sick on the day of Ruby's birthday party, Jim is stuck trying to entertain a house full of little girls.
The Smell of Success
WatchedS02E15: The Smell of Success
Aired: Tue, 2003-01-28
Cheryl disapproves of Jim's latest idea, a flatulent doll named Gassy Gus, but he gets support from Andy, who builds the protoype, and Dana, who locates investors.
You Gotta Love Somebody (2)
WatchedS02E14: You Gotta Love Somebody (2)
Aired: Tue, 2003-01-21
Jim's old friend Danny visits him, and brings his partner in crime, Laraine, with him. Cheryl and Dana offer to help Laraine pick out a dress for the police ball, and after realizing she has feelings for Danny, Cheryl convinc...
You Gotta Love Somebody (1)
WatchedS02E13: You Gotta Love Somebody (1)
Aired: Tue, 2003-01-21
Jim's old friend Danny visits him, and brings his partner in crime, Laraine, with him. Cheryl and Dana offer to help Laraine pick out a dress for the police ball, and after realizing she has feelings for Danny, Cheryl convinc...
Moral Dilemma
WatchedS02E12: Moral Dilemma
Aired: Tue, 2003-01-07
Jim takes advantage of a billing error on his credit card by using the windfall to treat Cheryl to an expensive romantic weekend.
The Brother-in-Law
WatchedS02E11: The Brother-in-Law
Aired: Tue, 2002-12-17
Eddie, a country musician who's dating Dana, comes between Jim and his brother-in-law Andy. After hearing Jim and Andy's band practice, Eddie invites them to perform with him at the House of Blues. The catch: Eddie plays keyb...
The Christmas Party
WatchedS02E10: The Christmas Party
Aired: Tue, 2002-12-10
Jim's feud with a neighbor may also prompt one with Cheryl, who preaches peace so they'll be invited to the neighbors' Christmas party.
Thanksgiving Confidential
WatchedS02E09: Thanksgiving Confidential
Aired: Tue, 2002-11-26
Cheryl is thrilled when she is offered to be in charge of the set of the girls's Thanksgiving school play. She asks Jim to help her, and he's complaining they don't spend any time together because there's always someone aroun...
Father Disfigure
WatchedS02E08: Father Disfigure
Aired: Tue, 2002-11-19
Cheryl drags Jim down to the church for the new reverend's mess, which is supposed to be "the next best thing". Jim sees some familiarity on him, and remembers he was the kid he played dodge-ball with back when they were kids...
The Bachelor
WatchedS02E07: The Bachelor
Aired: Tue, 2002-11-12
Dana gets selected to be on the reality show The Bachelor. At first she's sure her personality alone will be enough to entertain the guy, but Jim gives her advice on how to behave and what to say to the guy. Dana thinks he's ...
Punch & Ruby
WatchedS02E06: Punch & Ruby
Aired: Tue, 2002-11-05
Jim is taking the girls to their first Bears football game, and Cheryl asks him to be a good role model and try his best not to swear in front of them. At the game, Jim picks a fight with a Packers fan who was swearing in fro...
The Closet
WatchedS02E05: The Closet
Aired: Tue, 2002-10-29
Jim asks Cheryl not to intrude his space in the bathroom sink and in their closet, claiming she takes up too much space, and worse, HIS space. Cheryl tries to do something about by getting rid of some of her stuff, but Dana t...
The Pizza Boy
WatchedS02E04: The Pizza Boy
Aired: Tue, 2002-10-22
Jim's pizza delivery boy moves in with him and Cheryl after the boy's father kicks him out of the house because of his dream of doing standup comedy.
The Baby Monitor
WatchedS02E03: The Baby Monitor
Aired: Tue, 2002-10-15
Cheryl wants to be friends with the new couple who just moved into the neighborhood. She has to be fast and do it before they talk to anyone else and get scared of them. After lending Janet the baby monitor, Cheryl schedules ...
Cars and Chicks
WatchedS02E02: Cars and Chicks
Aired: Tue, 2002-10-08
Dana needs to buy a new car and Cheryl offers to go with her, but Jim says chicks are no good buying car by themselves, because they'll get distracted with other less important things like mirrors or cup holders. Offended, Ch...
The Importance of Being Jim
WatchedS02E01: The Importance of Being Jim
Aired: Tue, 2002-10-01
Jim buys a digital camera from one of Dana's ex-boyfriends, and it comes with stored pictures of the woman he dumped Dana for. Cheryl thinks it will make Dana feel better if she saw how ugly the new girl is, but Jim simply de...

Season 1

No Surprises
WatchedS01E22: No Surprises
Aired: Wed, 2002-05-15
Jim plans a surprise party for Cheryl's birthday, but gets angry and cancels it when Dana spills the beans. To make it up to him, Cheryl plans a party for him... but he's too busy bowling to show up.
Cheryl's Day Off
WatchedS01E21: Cheryl's Day Off
Aired: Wed, 2002-05-08
Jim agrees to take the girls for the day while Cheryl and Dana go to a doctor's appointment. At the park, Jim leaves the girls with another mom and goes to the movies... where he's busted by Cheryl. Things go from bad to wors...
Old Friends
WatchedS01E20: Old Friends
Aired: Wed, 2002-05-01
Jim has a run-in with an old friend from his wild and crazy days who is now a cop. Jim sets out to prove he's not an 'old married guy' by staying out all night and partying. Unfortunately, this has bad consequences for both o...
The Receipt
WatchedS01E19: The Receipt
Aired: Wed, 2002-04-24
When the new DVD player breaks, Jim must find the receipt in order to exchange it. He can't find it anywhere and blames Cheryl of losing it. She says he was the one who lost it, and in order to "win" the fight, Jim buys anoth...
Birthday Boys
WatchedS01E18: Birthday Boys
Aired: Wed, 2002-03-20
It's Kyle and Andy's birthday, and Andy is feeling a little left out of his own special day. They decide to take him to a restaurant that serves a 4,5 lbs steak, and Jim offers to pay for the check because Cheryl isn't feelin...
Date Night
WatchedS01E17: Date Night
Aired: Wed, 2002-03-13
While out for dinner and a movie, Jim loses a parking spot, and later loses Cheryl when he can't let go of it.
Under Pressure
WatchedS01E16: Under Pressure
Aired: Wed, 2002-03-06
After Jim is diagnosed with high blood pressure, Cheryl decides to do everything to help him. She makes him special food, give him backrubs, and keeps asking about his day in order to free him from stress. But Jim doesn't kno...
WatchedS01E15: Racquetball
Aired: Wed, 2002-02-27
When Cheryl reminds Jim that she beat him at racquetball years ago, he claims he was only letting her win to gain her affections, so Cheryl challenges him to a no-holds-barred re-match.
WatchedS01E14: Blow-Up
Aired: Wed, 2002-02-13
When Cheryl has a revealing photo of herself taken as a Valentine gift to Jim, he proudly shows it to all his friends.
The Money
WatchedS01E13: The Money
Aired: Wed, 2002-01-30
Cheryl decides to go behind Jim's back and loan Andy $1,000 for a downpayment on a new condo.
Model Behavior
WatchedS01E12: Model Behavior
Aired: Wed, 2002-01-23
Jim and Cheryl agree to let Ruby model for a print ad as a one-time thing, but when the photographer calls her a natural, Jim gets Ruby an agent.
The Bad Word
WatchedS01E11: The Bad Word
Aired: Wed, 2002-01-16
Cheryl leaves Jim in charge of their kids and some other kids who were there to play with the girls during a Bears game. The next day, one of the kids mom calls Cheryl saying her daughter came home repeating a swearing she he...
An According to Jiminy Christmas
WatchedS01E10: An According to Jiminy Christmas
Aired: Wed, 2001-12-12
Cheryl's mother is coming to visit them for Christmas and wants to stay at their house. Jim and Cheryl, however, prefer that she stayed at a hotel but don't know how to bring it up without insulting Maggie. After Jim tells Ma...
Andy's Girlfriend
WatchedS01E09: Andy's Girlfriend
Aired: Wed, 2001-11-28
Andy has a new girlfriend, and Cheryl wants Jim to treat her nicely because not only is she Andy's first girlfriend sine Carrie, but also Ruby's piano teacher. During dinner, Alicia tells Jim she's a vegetarian, and not only ...
The Turkey Bowl
WatchedS01E08: The Turkey Bowl
Aired: Wed, 2001-11-21
It's Thanksgiving and Jim and Andy are going bowling. Cheryl doesn't like the idea very much, so she sends the girls with him. Jim has a perfect game, but just when he was about to bowl his final strike, the power goes off an...
Cheryl's Old Flame
WatchedS01E07: Cheryl's Old Flame
Aired: Wed, 2001-11-14
Jim and Cheryl find themselves wondering if they've set too many rules for their household when they find themselves arguing over whether to put a TV in the girls' room, making Jim promise Cheryl not to ride his motorcycle, a...
The Crush
WatchedS01E06: The Crush
Aired: Wed, 2001-11-07
Jim sets Dana up with a guy so perfect that even Cheryl falls for him.
Unruly Spirits
WatchedS01E05: Unruly Spirits
Aired: Wed, 2001-10-31
It's Halloween, and Cheryl has forbidden Gracie to go trick-or-treating. However, not wanting his daughter to miss out on the fun of the halloween spirit, he sneaks her out anyway. Meanwhile, Andy becomes convinced that he's ...
WatchedS01E04: Anniversary
Aired: Wed, 2001-10-24
On Jim and Cheryl's 10th Anniversary, Jim pays Dana to buy him an anniversary gift to give to Cheryl. However, Dana buys a beautiful and touching charm bracelet, going over the spending limit in the process, and Cheryl finds ...
The Cat Came Back
WatchedS01E03: The Cat Came Back
Aired: Wed, 2001-10-17
Cheryl's 15 year-old cat Mr. Feeney dies and she wants Jim to bury it on the backyard, but Jim desperately wants to go to the Bears game. He sticks the cat in the garage freezer, planning on burying it after the game, but Che...
No Nookie
WatchedS01E02: No Nookie
Aired: Wed, 2001-10-10
Jim and Cheryl find their romantic getaway to the Bahamas set to work out perfectly, with Dana babysitting the kids. However, at the last minute, Dana is not able to babysit. In the meantime, Andy becomes a little too obsesse...
WatchedS01E01: Pilot
Aired: Wed, 2001-10-03
Jim and Cheryl are the perfect middle class American couple. Happily married, living in a suburban house with two adorable (but loud) little girls and a baby boy, they really can't complain much about life – except for those...