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Caroline in the City

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  Rated: 7+ (TV-PG)1995 - 19994 Seasons,Series EndedOn:  Tags:    

Caroline in the City is an American situation comedy that ran on the NBC television network. It stars Lea Thompson as cartoonist Caroline Duffy, who lives in Manhattan in New York City. The series premiered on September 21, 1995 in the "Must See TV" Thursday night block after Seinfeld. The show ran for 97 episodes over four seasons, before it was cancelled; its final episode was broadcast on April 26, 1999.Caroline in the City featuring Lea Thompson and Eric Lutes has one or more episodes streaming with subscription on CBS All Access. It's a comedy and romance show with 97 episodes over 4 seasons. Caroline in the City is no longer running and has no plans to air new episodes or seasons. It has an average IMDb audience rating of 6.2 (2,962 votes).

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#35 Ranked in Cartoon TV

#97 Ranked in TV on CBS All Access

#520 Ranked in Romance TV

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Season 1

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Season 01, Episode 01 Caroline in the City

S01 E01

Sep 21, 1995
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Caroline in the City Sep 21, 1995 Caroline hires Richard as her new colorist, and takes Annie's advice to try getting a date by throwing fruit out her window.

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Season 01, Episode 02 Caroline and the Mugger

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Sep 28, 1995
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Caroline and the Mugger Sep 28, 1995 Richard is mugged and robbed of his wallet and portfolio - containing Caroline' s drawings.

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Season 01, Episode 03 Caroline and the Gay Art Show

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Oct 5, 1995
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Caroline and the Gay Art Show Oct 5, 1995 Richard takes his paintings out of the closet when Caroline and Annie convince a gallery owner to consider them for an exclusive show - which turns out to be for gay artists only; Annie becomes entangled in Caroline's search for a new hair dresser - and her old hairdresser (Lerner) spots her at the gallery opening party.

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Season 01, Episode 04 Caroline and the Bad Back

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Oct 12, 1995
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Caroline and the Bad Back Oct 12, 1995 Richard and Del bend over backwards to help an injured Caroline complete her work in time for a deadline, but things go from bad back to worse when medication dulls her pain - and her mind - so Richard and Del have to finish the strip for her.

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Season 01, Episode 05 Caroline and the ATM

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Oct 19, 1995
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Caroline and the ATM Oct 19, 1995 Being too picky could cost Caroline the chance to reclaim money she lost at a malfunctioning ATM, since she doesn't really want to bank staff to see her picking her nose on the videotape record of the transaction. Meanwhile, Richard may end up in the doghouse after he attempts to dump the clinging Shelly on the pretext that he is allergic to her beloved dog.

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Season 01, Episode 06 Caroline and the Folks

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Nov 2, 1995
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Caroline and the Folks Nov 2, 1995 Caroline must face dinner at Remo's with Del's parents alone when Del doesn't show up; Del is trapped on a stalled subway with Charlie, who insists on sharing his ideas for greeting cards for pets; and Richard's non-plans for his 30th birthday change when Annie visits to exchange swapped video rentals.

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Season 01, Episode 07 Caroline and the Opera

S01 E07

Nov 9, 1995
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Caroline and the Opera Nov 9, 1995 Caroline is annoyed that Del refuses to accompany her to the opera; then her interfering Aunt Mary arranges a blind date with an old high school classmate of Caroline's, who turns out to be handsome, successful and rich.

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Season 2

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Season 02, Episode 01 Caroline and the Younger Man (1)

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Sep 17, 1996
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Caroline and the Younger Man (1) Sep 17, 1996 Three months have passed, and Caroline is thinking about advertising for a new assistant, so Charlie tries to demonstrate he would be perfect for the job and knocks Salty out the window. Sparks fly between Caroline and the vet who treats Salty, despite her fears that at 24 he is much too young for her. Meanwhile Richard, having failed as an artist in Paris (his only customer is knocked into the Seine just before buying some paintings), returns to New York and is forced to take a menial job in an ice cream parlor, where he just misses seeing Caroline on her first date with Joe, during which they helped raid an animal experimental laboratory and were arrested. (One of the participants is Shelly, still wistful about Richard, in her final appearance to date.) Caroline wakes up in bed with Joe and is unable to sneak out before he wakes and demands to see her again that evening, and on her way home she and Richard suddenly meet face to face.

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Season 02, Episode 02 Caroline and the Letter (2)

S02 E02

Sep 24, 1996
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Caroline and the Letter (2) Sep 24, 1996 Realizing Caroline never received his love letter, Richard labors to retrieve it from her friend's apartment.

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Season 02, Episode 03 Caroline and the Cat Dancer

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Oct 15, 1996
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Caroline and the Cat Dancer Oct 15, 1996 Richard tries to adjust to his new apartment, where he is plagued by noisily amorous neighbors; Joe tries to adjust to the fact that Caroline plans to remain friends with Del; and Annie frantically tries to adjust her financial records when she is notified that the IRS is auditing her for 1993, a year she barely remembers. Her bad-tempered auditor is under fire for being too lenient with his clients, but when he learns she is a dancer in Cats, he strikes a deal: she'll ""never have to pay taxes again"" if she can get him an audition for the show. Enter 'producer' Del and 'director' Charlie. Meanwhile, disturbed by Joe's jealousy, Caroline makes up her mind to break a date with Del by telling him she's been called out of town.

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Season 02, Episode 04 Caroline and the Guy Who Gets There Too Soon

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Oct 22, 1996
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Caroline and the Guy Who Gets There Too Soon Oct 22, 1996 Realizing Caroline never received his love letter, Richard labors to retrieve it from her friend's apartment.

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Season 02, Episode 05 Caroline and the Dreamers

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Oct 29, 1996
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Caroline and the Dreamers Oct 29, 1996 Upset that Caroline's strip is not being merchandised aggressively, Del finally stands up to his father who promptly replaces Del as president with his sister, who in turn immediately fires him. Excited about forming his own company (with Charlie as his sole employee), Del assumes that Caroline will jump ship with him, particularly as he kept forgetting to renew her contract with his father's company. When Del calls his former cartoonist clients to a meeting in his crummy new office, they promptly desert him, leaving Caroline in the lurch how can she tell Del she values her income more than their friendship? Meanwhile, Richard is excited about being chosen to paint a mural for the city, even when he discovers he was the only applicant, but he's not prepared for the hostile reaction by the local denizens of the 'hood in question. He finally wins them round by agreeing to incorporate both Dennis Rodman and one hood's girlfriend into the mural, and even Annie is impressed at the unveiling

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Season 02, Episode 06 Caroline and the Nice Jewish Boy

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Nov 12, 1996
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Caroline and the Nice Jewish Boy Nov 12, 1996 Joe refuses to accompany Caroline to an award ceremony because one of the sponsors uses animal products; so she calls former date Willard, whom she dumped because he was fat and balding. After Charlie takes him to a Jewish singles event by mistake, Del lies about his background to date an attractive woman who parents will only allow her to date Jewish men. Willard shows up a reformed hunk who only came to tell Caroline to go to hell - ""And I'm rich, too!"" Aghast that Del plans to tell Risa the truth only after they spend a weekend together, Caroline points out delicately that if they sleep together Risa will know only, because Del is a ""turtleneck kind of guy."" So Del books himself into hospital, telling Risa he needs his ""tonsils"" removed; but she shows up to confess that she is eloping with her former boyfriend, who isn't Jewish either. A reluctant Richard escorts Caroline and even more reluctantly dances with her. Just as they seem about to have a tender moment, Joe appears, having

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Season 02, Episode 07 Caroline and Victor/Victoria

S02 E07

Nov 19, 1996
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Caroline and Victor/Victoria Nov 19, 1996 Annie poses as a man to prepare for a ""Victor/Victoria"" audition.

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Season 3

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Season 03, Episode 01 Caroline and the Reception (4)

S03 E01

Sep 22, 1997
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Caroline and the Reception (4) Sep 22, 1997 An anxious Caroline, not aware that Julia intercepted his message, waits for Richard's response but isn't prepared for his ""Oh, why is it so difficult to say three words - I got married!"" Devastated, Caroline calls Del in the middle of the night and he rushes over - still handcuffed to his date Kristin, and must be released by an amused Annie with one of her collection of keys. Caroline impulsively throws a reception to honor the happy couple, at which she gets drunk, but things turn serious when Julia's wealthy father's chauffeur arrives and summons her to talk - and for the first time in her life Julia turns down her father's money and announces she will stay married to the man she loves.

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Season 03, Episode 02 Caroline and the Kink

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Sep 29, 1997
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Caroline and the Kink Sep 29, 1997 When Richard shows up wearing a ridiculous shirt Julia forced him to wear, Caroline advises him to talk to her frankly about the compromises inherent in marriage - and Julia leaves him. Meanwhile, Charlie is upset that Del still treats him as an underling rather than a partner, and Annie tries to cope with unemployment by finishing The Grapes of Wrath - which she started in eighth grade.

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Season 03, Episode 03 Caroline and the Novelist

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Oct 6, 1997
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Caroline and the Novelist Oct 6, 1997 Caroline's date reads more like a Shakespearean tragedy after she tells a lie to James, an attractive novelist she runs into during her book signing, and must then desperately cover for the fact that she hasn't actually read his novel; Richard tables his own remedy when Julia's job at Remo's is a disaster and he has to replace her as waiter; it's bad fortune for Annie when a fortune cookie leads Charlie to believe they share a recipe for love; and Del inadvertently becomes third party on a honeymoon.

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Season 03, Episode 04 Caroline and the Free Cable

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Oct 13, 1997
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Caroline and the Free Cable Oct 13, 1997 Julia throws a surprise birthday party for Richard by inviting everyone in his address book, under the impression that they are his friends, which results in a gathering chiefly of his ex-therapists - one of whom is interested in Annie, to Richard's horror. Meanwhile, the discovery that she has been getting illegal free cable for years puts Caroline in a moral spin, since the rest of the building is hooked into her outlet and anxious for her not to do the right thing.

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Season 03, Episode 05 Caroline and the Blind Date

S03 E05

Oct 20, 1997
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Caroline and the Blind Date Oct 20, 1997 Julia tries to cheer up Caroline by setting her up on a blind date, which Richard does his best to sabotage. Meanwhile, Annie prepares to realize her dreams of revenge at her high-school reunion, with an overly coached Del in tow pretending to be her highly successful husband.

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Season 03, Episode 06 Caroline and the Egg

S03 E06

Nov 3, 1997
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Caroline and the Egg Nov 3, 1997 Caroline's former colorist Jeannie comes back to town on a mission: she and her husband can't conceive, so she wants Caroline to donate an egg; Annie naturally seizes the opportunity to make Richard paranoid that Caroline plans to re-hire Jeannie. Meanwhile, Del has a close encounter with his old Porsche and gets himself hired as a male escort for the company that now owns his former automotive love.

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Season 03, Episode 07 Caroline and the Desperate Cat

S03 E07

Nov 10, 1997
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Caroline and the Desperate Cat Nov 10, 1997 Annie's former mentor from New Jersey is coming to town especially to see her star pupil in Cats, unaware that Annie quit the show. Annie begs Caroline to accompany them to dinner, where they learn that Miss McGowan has recently lost over 150 pounds, but immediately begins to overeat when Annie attempts to explain - so an uncharacteristically timid Annie must beg the producer for her job back for just one golden evening for Miss McGowan, abetted by an old programme supplied by Del. Meanwhile, Richard joins Charlie as an experimental guinea pig for testing new drugs (""We prefer the term biosluts.""), but a new antihistamine soon has them both convinced that Richard's furniture is staring at them.

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Season 4

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Season 04, Episode 01 Caroline and the Guys in the Bathroom

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Sep 21, 1998
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Caroline and the Guys in the Bathroom Sep 21, 1998 Acting as narrator, the Elevator Lady brings us up to speed on the events at last season's close culminating in Richard and Caroline's first kiss. Desperately aroused, Caroline and Richard pause only long enough for Caroline to run to the bathroom to brush her teeth; but once there she is confronted by a vision of four men: ex-boyfriend Trevor, the first man she ever slept with, the high school coach she had a crush on, and the first little boy she ever kissed. An angry dialogue ensues, and an inflamed Richard, overhearing, strips down - only to be walked in on by an angry Annie, who accuses him of exploiting Caroline's vulnerable state. Then Caroline emerges from the bathroom naked, only to be confronted by Annie and Charlie, the latter having arrived with an urgent message from Del: Eagel Greeting Cards is going out of business. A mortified Caroline dresses and rushes to comfort Del, only to discover that he is celebrating the sale of his company to a major conglomerate, and to be pr

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Season 04, Episode 02 Caroline and the Office

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Sep 28, 1998
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Caroline and the Office Sep 28, 1998 When Carol can no longer stand the pressure Del is putting on her to work out of her new corporate office instead of her home, a reluctant Caroline discovers that Richard has been sleeping there: his vengeful father-in-law has stripped him of apartments, possessions and credit cards, and Charley has been using Richard's old apartment as a makeshift hotel for visiting Russians. Then Richard falls afoul of the militaristic office manager Plum, who subjects him to standard employment tests, including a visit to the staff psychologist - who finds Richard's behavior a little odd.

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Season 04, Episode 03 Caroline and the Rotten Plum

S04 E03

Oct 5, 1998
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Caroline and the Rotten Plum Oct 5, 1998 Caroline settles into her new workplace, where she inadvertently - and immediately - ticks off office manager Plum, who banishes Caroline and Richard to the basement. Meanwhile, Annie lusts after her yoga teacher Jonathan, but learns from Angie that he is a former porn performer.

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Season 04, Episode 04 Caroline and the Drycleaner

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Oct 12, 1998
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Caroline and the Drycleaner Oct 12, 1998 It's just not Annie's day: she gets fired from Cats after eight years and is immediately dumped by her agent. To get back some self esteem, she agrees to go out with her dry cleaner to his dry cleaners' annual banquet, but when she attempts to strut both their stuff on the dance floor, she succeeds only in fracturing his leg. Meanwhile, since sales of her greeting cards are down, Del talks Caroline into attending a focus group which some wild new ideas about Caroline's cartoon strip. Richard is aghast to find Caroline seriously considering some of them (turning Salty into a dog, giving Caroline super-powers); then Del announces that all greeting card sales are down, Caroline's less than most.

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Season 04, Episode 05 Caroline and the First Date

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Oct 26, 1998
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Caroline and the First Date Oct 26, 1998 It's Halloween and Del is put in charge of the firm's Halloween party, only to find out that it is a sure-fire way to be sacked. Caroline and Richard go on their first date together but they have different ideas about what they should do.

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Season 04, Episode 06 Caroline and the Paper Chase

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Nov 2, 1998
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Caroline and the Paper Chase Nov 2, 1998 Del has hired Caroline and Annie to provide the voices for his new promotional video, but when he comes to pick them up it turns out they have to perform it for the boss first as a puppet show - about menstruation. While Annie is in her office, Caroline searches in Richard's desk for a highlighter and finds his divorce papers, and Richard angrily denounces her invasion of his privacy. Of course Annie immediately lifts the papers, is forced to hide them from Richard, sees them dumped down the corporate mail chute, and has to enlist Caroline's help to wheedle them back from the bizarre and hostile mail room staff - leaving a reluctant Richard and a strangely eager Charlie to act out the puppet show for Mr. MacDermott, who reveals that he is only doing the animated cartoon as part of a community service sentence. Discovering that the divorce papers are two months old but that Richard has not yet signed them, and is therefore technically still married, Caroline confronts him - and he confe

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Season 04, Episode 07 Caroline and the Big Night

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Nov 9, 1998
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Caroline and the Big Night Nov 9, 1998 Caroline and Richard's big night finally arrives, in the form of a romantic weekend booked in the perfect room at the perfect country bed and breakfast. What's wrong with this picture? Naturally everything: Richard's choice of the perfect negligée for Caroline to wear gets switched for Del's brother's barbeque apron; their room is given away to another couple who have gotten married after not seeing each other for 30 years; and the bed and breakfast is run by a bitter, bickering pair of neurotics who ultimately throw Caroline and Richard out. But Richard saves the day by getting Annie and Del to turn Caroline's apartment into a romantic fantasyland - which, we learn in the coda, they enjoy for several consecutive days...

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