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Season 03, Episode 01 The Errand

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Sep 24, 2003
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The Errand Sep 24, 2003 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, he sees how married men are "domesticated" by their wives and decides to rebel against Cheryl by shopping everything but the items on the list. Cheryl decides to turn the table on Jim and he does the same, until they end up going to a formal party on robes and underwear with their bodies all painted with lipstick. Cheryl finally gives in and they settle on paying the delivery boy the seven dollars in order to spare the Spice Channel subscription.

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Season 03, Episode 02 The Packer Ball

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Oct 1, 2003
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The Packer Ball Oct 1, 2003 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 in another attempt to get rid of the Packers ball. When he realizes there's nothing he can do about it, he does a little alteration on the ball so they can go to the Bears game peacefully.

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Season 03, Episode 03 We Have a Bingo

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Oct 8, 2003
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We Have a Bingo Oct 8, 2003 Jim wrestles with his conscience after he cheats at a church fundraiser bingo game.

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Season 03, Episode 04 Getting to Know You

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Oct 15, 2003
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Getting to Know You Oct 15, 2003 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, they are married and he isn't cheating – he goes out to shop for earrings, only to find out he knows nothing about Cheryl. After spending three days dedicating himself entirely to paying attention to Cheryl – with a bit of Andy's help – Jim finds out that Cheryl's friend was indeed cheating and they finally make up.

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Season 03, Episode 05 The Lemonade Stand

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Oct 22, 2003
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The Lemonade Stand Oct 22, 2003 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 next door neighbor Driscoll set up little amusement parks in their years. Dana and Andy pitch in, while Cheryl tries to stay out of it – until she gets into a catfight with the neighbor's wife. Once the police is called in, Jim realizes he's lost the purpose of the lemonade stand and decides to give the girls the rest of the money for the scooters.

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Season 03, Episode 06 ABC's and 123's

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Oct 22, 2003
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ABC's and 123's Oct 22, 2003 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.

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Season 03, Episode 07 Dana Dates Jim

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Oct 29, 2003
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Dana Dates Jim Oct 29, 2003 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 Jim, Dana realizes the truth when she accidentally pinches Jim's butt thinking it was Hank. The next day she and Cheryl have a fight over the whole situation, which leaves it up to Jim and Andy to fix the friendship between the two sisters.

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Season 03, Episode 08 Scary Movie

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Nov 5, 2003
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Scary Movie Nov 5, 2003 Gracie and Ruby have nightmares after Jim secretly takes them to see a scary movie. (ABC)

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Season 03, Episode 09 The Imaginary Friend

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Nov 12, 2003
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The Imaginary Friend Nov 12, 2003 Jim creates an imaginary friend to avoid going to a couple's baby shower with Cheryl.

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Season 03, Episode 10 Paintball

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Nov 19, 2003
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Paintball Nov 19, 2003 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.

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Season 03, Episode 11 The Empty Gesture

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Nov 26, 2003
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The Empty Gesture Nov 26, 2003 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, and no one notices her absence until she unhooks the satellite. To apologize, Jim tells her that he, Dana and Andy will prepare the dinner. Jim never thinks that Cheryl, being the control freak that she is, would allow that to happen, so he doesn't make dinner. Unfortunately, neither does Cheryl.

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Season 03, Episode 12 Rules of Engagement

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Dec 3, 2003
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Rules of Engagement Dec 3, 2003 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.

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Season 03, Episode 13 Secret Santa

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Dec 10, 2003
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Secret Santa Dec 10, 2003 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 thrilled with the gift, Dana is ready to take all the credit for it.

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Season 03, Episode 14 House for Sale

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Jan 7, 2004
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House for Sale Jan 7, 2004 The Devlins place a bid on the house across the street from Jim and Cheryl, to their dismay.

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Season 03, Episode 15 Dana Dates the Reverend

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Jan 28, 2004
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Dana Dates the Reverend Jan 28, 2004 Dana and Jim both covet their reverend - she for romance, he for the pastor's prowess at bowling.

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Season 03, Episode 16 The Best Man

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Feb 11, 2004
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The Best Man Feb 11, 2004 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 to take Danny for a swim in bitter-cold Lake Michigan – forcing a hospital visit for Danny. The wedding morning, Danny stays in bed, moaning and groaning, and Cheryl frets, but the doctor assures everyone there's nothing wrong with him. Jim realizes Danny just has cold feet, so he tries to convince him to go through with his wedding to Laraine, a fellow cop.

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Season 03, Episode 17 Cheryl Sings

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Feb 18, 2004
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Cheryl Sings Feb 18, 2004 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 teach his wife a lesson about embellishment by making a fool of herself. However, when Mindy tells Jim that her fiancé, Eric, is a record producer, he must decide between telling Cheryl the truth and making a bad impression on Eric.

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Season 03, Episode 18 When You Wish to Be a Star (1)

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Feb 25, 2004
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When You Wish to Be a Star (1) Feb 25, 2004 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."

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Season 03, Episode 19 When You Wish to Be a Star (2)

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Mar 3, 2004
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When You Wish to Be a Star (2) Mar 3, 2004 Jim takes umbrage at being replaced as the father in a promotional shoot for a cruise line.

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Season 03, Episode 20 No Crime, But Punishment

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Mar 10, 2004
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No Crime, But Punishment Mar 10, 2004 Gracie's recent misbehavior makes Jim think she is lying about a friend giving her a new video game.

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Season 03, Episode 21 The Baby

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Mar 17, 2004
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The Baby Mar 17, 2004 Jim's sister, Roxanne, shows up on his doorstep, pregnant, and lets Andy believe he's the father.

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Season 03, Episode 22 Who's The Boss?

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Mar 31, 2004
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Who's The Boss? Mar 31, 2004 Andy resents a wealthy client, but then decides to date her.

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Season 03, Episode 23 The Truck

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Apr 7, 2004
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The Truck Apr 7, 2004 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, refuses to ask for it back.

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Season 03, Episode 24 The Toilet

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Apr 28, 2004
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The Toilet Apr 28, 2004 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.

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Season 03, Episode 25 Trashed

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May 5, 2004
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Trashed May 5, 2004 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 projects for a special retirement party for Ruby's art teacher.

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Season 03, Episode 26 The Marriage Bank

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May 12, 2004
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The Marriage Bank May 12, 2004 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 guru, declares the whole marriage bank mentality unhealthy and Cheryl learns Jim's real motives – so that Dr. Ted must intervene.

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Season 03, Episode 27 Everyone Gets Dumped

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May 19, 2004
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Everyone Gets Dumped May 19, 2004 Jim develops a friendship with Dana's new boyfriend, despite the fact that the guy dumped Cheryl years ago.

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Season 03, Episode 28 The Swimming Pool (1)

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May 26, 2004
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The Swimming Pool (1) May 26, 2004 Cheryl protests when a heat wave sends the family sneaking into a vacationing neighbor's pool -- until she starts sneaking over on her own.

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Season 03, Episode 29 The Vast Difference (2)

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May 26, 2004
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The Vast Difference (2) May 26, 2004 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

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