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Season 05, Episode 01 Hello Charlie

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Oct 18, 2000
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Hello Charlie Oct 18, 2000 Charlie Crawford is late for his first press conference as the new deputy mayor. He later runs into trouble trying to settle a tollbooth workers strike when their lawyer is an ex-flame of his.

Season 05, Episode 02 Smile

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Oct 25, 2000
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Smile Oct 25, 2000 Charlie tries to get the mayor to a dentist before an important photo shoot. Caitlin hires a new male assistant only because he's attractive. Carter and Stuart deal with someone who keeps parking a bike in their parking space.

Season 05, Episode 03 The Spanish Prisoner

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Nov 1, 2000
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The Spanish Prisoner Nov 1, 2000 Caitlin causes a misunderstanding when she believes that Charlie is taking a Spanish class to improve relations with the Latin American community. Paul and the mayor struggle to create office water-cooler talk. Stuart becomes jealous of the time Carter has been spending with Caitlin.

Season 05, Episode 04 The Bone Collectors

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Nov 8, 2000
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The Bone Collectors Nov 8, 2000 Caitlin auditions for the job of co-host on ""Live with Regis."" Stuart and Paul work together supervising after bones are discovered under the Westside Highway. The mayor has an audio/visual link connected to the office while he is on vacation.

Season 05, Episode 05 Blind Faith

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Nov 15, 2000
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Blind Faith Nov 15, 2000 Caitlin goes out of her way to prove that she's fun after a blind man won't date her because she's not. Charlie accidentally talks Claudia into becoming a nun; she leaves Paul. The mayor researches religion.

Season 05, Episode 06 Balloons over Broadway

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Nov 22, 2000
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Balloons over Broadway Nov 22, 2000 Paul convinces his mother that he is dating Caitlin, so she won't be upset that Claudia left him. Charlie tries to prove to Caitlin that his girlfriend isn't dumb. A quickly made balloon for the Thanksgiving parade goes awry in New York.

Season 05, Episode 07 Lost and Found

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Nov 29, 2000
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Lost and Found Nov 29, 2000 Caitlin and Charlie fight the attention of Caitlin's new friend. Carter, Stuart and Paul compete for a trip to New Orleans with the mayor.

Season 05, Episode 08 All the Wrong Moves

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Dec 6, 2000
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All the Wrong Moves Dec 6, 2000 An overworked Charlie causes problems after beating the mayor at racquetball. Paul's annual request for a raise is approved by the mayor after his loss of self esteem. Stuart hires an actor to go out with Carter.

Season 05, Episode 09 The Burgers of Wrath

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Dec 13, 2000
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The Burgers of Wrath Dec 13, 2000 Mike has been in Zimbabwe for three weeks, so Paul teaches Caitlin about celibacy. Stuart convinces Angie that he's a biker guy. War on unemployment forces the mayor to work at a burger joint.

Season 05, Episode 10 Toy Story

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Dec 20, 2000
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Toy Story Dec 20, 2000 Paul struggles to find the best joke for the mayor's Christmas card. Carter convinces Caitlin to volunteer with him at a retirement community. The mayor's attempt to be more involved in the office process goes awry.

Season 05, Episode 11 The Perfect Dorm

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Jan 10, 2001
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The Perfect Dorm Jan 10, 2001 In an attempt to get over Claudia, Paul decides to move into a college dorm. Caitlin tries dating, after ending her relationship with Mike--but doesn't have much luck. The Mayor builds an access ramp after he gets caught parking in a handicapped parking space.

Season 05, Episode 12 Hey Judith

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Jan 17, 2001
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Hey Judith Jan 17, 2001 Caitlin sets the mayor up with her neighbor, Judith, who becomes way too much of an influence on the mayor. Carter helps Stuart prepare for a million dollar shot at a Rangers' game. Paul thinks he's Canadian.

Season 05, Episode 13 The Gambler

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Jan 24, 2001
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The Gambler Jan 24, 2001 Paul, Stuart and Carter rope reformed gambler Charlie into their poker night, and are responsible for his subsequent gambling bender. Caitlin tries to teach the mayor to be more self-sufficient.

Season 05, Episode 14 In the Company of Dudes

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Feb 7, 2001
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In the Company of Dudes Feb 7, 2001 When a supermodel sues the mayor, Charlie hires his old college friend to defend him. Charlie finds himself torn between two friends after Scott hits on Caitlin. Meanwhile, Paul and Stuart compete for the same woman.

Season 05, Episode 15 The Image Maker

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Feb 14, 2001
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The Image Maker Feb 14, 2001 Carter discovers an old love letter written by Stuart. He decides to set Stuart up with the addressee of the letter, a woman who turns out to be Stuart's ex-wife. The woman quickly manages to set a whipped Stuart into his old rut. Meanwhile, Caitlin hires an image consultant when the mayor's approval ratings go down. The consultant discovers that the mayor has a problem with women, causing Charlie to make himself over. And also, Paul worries that he's unrecognizable.

Season 05, Episode 16 Trainstopping

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Feb 21, 2001
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Trainstopping Feb 21, 2001 Julia's having a hard time dealing with her kiss with Charlie, so he asks her out. Their first date is a nightmare. Meanwhile, the mayor and his staff take the subway to prove that the mayor is in touch with the people. The train gets stuck in a tunnel, screwing up Charlie's plans for a second date. Meanwhile, Paul tells an exclusive cafe that Carter is Cuba Gooding Jr. to get reservations.

Season 05, Episode 17 Rain on My Charades

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Feb 28, 2001
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Rain on My Charades Feb 28, 2001 The mayor's daughter Meg returns and inspires Caitlin to be more spontaneous and free. Paul, Stuart and Carter give Charlie advice about compromising with Julia. This leads to Charlie deciding he's ready to commit, while Julia decides she's not.

Season 05, Episode 18 You've Got Male

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Apr 25, 2001
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You've Got Male Apr 25, 2001 Stuart is hired to write a porno movie. Charlie and Caitlin compete for a donation from a wealthy male chauvinist. After Paul poses as the Mayor's son for a golf tournament, he becomes confused when the Mayor actually begins paying attention to him.

Season 05, Episode 19 Minor League

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May 2, 2001
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Minor League May 2, 2001 Charlie tries out for a minor league baseball team, trying to relive his high school glory days. Caitlin encourages the pitcher to go easy on him. The mayor receives a death threat so he gets a bodyguard. After discovering that his job requires him to come into contact with the mayor so often, Paul receives a bodyguard also. Rags spends a day at the office.

Season 05, Episode 20 Science Friction

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May 9, 2001
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Science Friction May 9, 2001 Caitlin falls hard for a rich, young, sexy philanthropist. The Mayor is threatened when Charlie temporarily takes over as acting Mayor, and Paul becomes addicted to Carter's nicotine gum.

Season 05, Episode 21 Brotherly Love

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May 16, 2001
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Brotherly Love May 16, 2001 Charlie attempts to interfere with Caitlin and Tim's burgeoning relationship. Meanwhile, Carter hires his sister to work at City Hall and will go to any length to avoid people discovering their connection.

Season 05, Episode 22 A Shot in the Dark (1)

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May 23, 2001
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A Shot in the Dark (1) May 23, 2001 Charlie and Caitlin fight as she plans to go to the Caribbean for a week with Tim on the night of a police ride-along. On the ride-along, Charlie is Paul. Charlie fakes the severity of his injury to get Caitlin's attention. Charlie and Caitlin almost kiss, but Tim interrupts. Meanwhile, Carter and Stuart worry that they bicker like an old married couple and the Mayor hires an old prep school buddy who is now a bum.

Season 05, Episode 23 A Shot in the Dark (2)

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May 23, 2001
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A Shot in the Dark (2) May 23, 2001 Charlie and Caitlin double date with Tim and Charlie's crazy ex. However, Tim dumps Caitlin, who calls Charlie to come over. They kiss; he freaks out and just wants to be friends, but reconsiders and shows up on her doorstep later. The mayor remembers why he and Chad didn't get along in the first place.