Season 3

Episode Guide

Do Rico

S3 E1
Oct 3, 2000
Doug learns that Carrie is turned on if he imitates the accent of Rico, the hot new guy from work, while Arthur decides to chronicle his own life story.

Roast Chicken

S3 E2
Oct 10, 2000
Doug is roped into roasting the head of his company, a man he hardly knows, at the annual banquet.

Fatty McButter Pants

S3 E3
Oct 17, 2000
Doug has a hard time coming to grips with his need to lose weight.

Class Struggle

S3 E4
Oct 24, 2000
Carrie decides to go back to college and Doug's sister Stephanie, played by Ricki Lake, debuting in a recurring guest-starring role, returns to town.

Strike One

S3 E5
Oct 31, 2000
Doug gets a new car against Carrie's wishes and regrets it almost immediately.

Strike Too

S3 E6
Nov 7, 2000
With no end to the IPS workers strike in sight, Doug tries substitute teaching at his sister Stephanie's school.

Strike Out

S3 E7
Nov 14, 2000
While the IPS strike continues, Carrie and Kelly are worried about their husbands' well being, so they organize a "playdate" for Doug, Deacon and Arthur.

Dark Meet

S3 E8
Nov 21, 2000
Doug and Carrie celebrate their first Thanksgiving together with Carrie's parents in flashback.

Twisted Sitters

S3 E9
Nov 28, 2000
Doug and Carrie are caught in embarrassing circumstances while looking after Deacon and Kelly's children.

Work Related

S3 E10
Dec 5, 2000
Arthur accepts a job at Carrie's company, while Doug and Deacon compete for a place in their company's hunks calendar.

Better Camera

S3 E11
Dec 19, 2000
Doug surprises Carrie with a new camera for Christmas, and she is thrilled with the gift until she gets an even better one from her boss at the office Christmas party.

Wedding Presence

S3 E12
Jan 9, 2001
Doug and Carrie try come up with a way out of attending their friends' wedding.

Hi-Def Jam

S3 E13
Jan 30, 2001
Doug wants to watch the Super Bowl on a high definition television.

Paint Misbehavin'

S3 E14
Feb 6, 2001
The gang goes paintballing to celebrate Deacon's birthday.

Deacon Blues

S3 E15
Feb 13, 2001
Doug meets his best friend -- out with another woman

Horizontal Hold

S3 E16
Feb 20, 2001
Carrie begins to question her relationship with Doug.

Inner Tube

S3 E17
Feb 27, 2001
After lying to Carrie, Doug has guilt dreams in which he appears in various television shows -- past and present.

Papa Pill

S3 E18
Mar 20, 2001
Doug takes his turn as Arthur's caretaker and finds it a challenging task.

Package Deal

S3 E19
Apr 10, 2001
Doug quits his job to work for a competitor and Carrie acquires a selftanning cream addiction.

Separation Anxiety

S3 E20
Apr 17, 2001
Doug and Carrie have different opinions about Deacon and Kelly's separation and share them with one another -- on a regular basis.

Departure Time

S3 E21
Apr 21, 2001
When Doug goes to meet his parents at the airport, they ask him to sign their living will, a task he's not entirely ready to perform.

Swim Neighbors

S3 E22
May 8, 2001
Carrie threatens her neighbors with a lawsuit when she feels her privacy is being violated by their swimming pool.

S'No Job

S3 E23
May 15, 2001
Doug is pressured into vouching for his cousin who is applying for a job at IPS and Arthur is asked to take part in a film focus group.

Pregnant Pause Part I

S3 E24
May 22, 2001
A night of passion between Carrie and Doug results is an unexpected surprise.

Pregnant Pause Part II

S3 E25
May 22, 2001
A night of passion between Carrie and Doug results is an unexpected surprise.