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Men Behaving Badly (US)

an Episode Guide
by Valerie Sinatra

Last updated:
Sat, 14 May 2005 06:00

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aired from: Sep 1996 to: Dec 1997 35 eps, 7 unaired NBC 30 min stereo closed captioned

regulars:

  • Rob Schneider as Jamie Coleman
  • Ken Marino as Steve [ episode 24+ ]
  • Jenica Bergere as Katie, an art teacher and sculptor [ episode 24+ ]
  • Ron Eldard as Kevin Murphy [ episodes 1 - 23 ]
  • Justine Bateman as Sarah Stretten [ 1st season only ]
  • Dina Spybey as Brenda Mikowski [ episodes 7, 11+ ]
  • Tamara Bik as Liz [ episodes 8 - 9 ]
  • Julia Campbell as Cherie Miller [ episodes 2 - 6 ]
  • Anna Gunn as Michelle [ episode 1 only ]

    recurring characters:

  • Nada Despotovich as Claudia [ 1st season only ]
  • James Greene (I) as Harry [ 1st season only ]

    This series is a US version of the UK series of the same name that was created by Simon Nye. The series when shown overseas in New Zealand is called It's a Man's World so there is no confusion between it and the UK version; thanks to Jack Yan for this information.

    The theme song "Bad Boy" written by Larry Williams is performed by Marshall Crenshaw.


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      1st Season 1996

    1. "Babies Having Babies"
      gs: Ray Laska [ Mr. Davis ], Christopher Michael Moore [ Phone Guy ]

      Kevin and Sarah consider having children. Jamie meets his new neighbor.

      b: 18 Sep 96 pc: 101 w: Matthew Carlson d: James Burrows
    2. "Temptation"
      gs: Cindy Ambuehl [ Cindy ], Mia Cottet [ Jenny ]

      Kevin tests his relationship with Sarah when Jamie brings home two models.

      b: 25 Sep 96 pc: 103 w: Gary Murphy & Neil Thompson d: James Burrows
    3. "The Bed"
      gs: Roger Hewlett [ Mover #1 ], Bari K. Willerford [ Mover #2 ]

      rc: Claudia, Harry

      Kevin and Sarah buy a new bed. Jamie fakes his mom's death for a date with Cherie.

      b: 2 Oct 96 pc: 102 w: Matthew Carlson d: James Burrows
    4. "Hot Parkas"
      gs: David Crowley [ Cop #1 ], Justine Slater [ Widow ], Susan Sherrife [ Reporter ], Adam Drescher [ Cop #2 ], Bernard Hocke [ Cop #3 ], James Walch [ District Attorney ]

      Jamie discovers the joys of photographing crime scenes. Kevin tries to out-romance one of Sarah's old boyfriends.

      b: 23 Oct 96 pc: 105 w: Tom Brady d: Jeff Melman
    5. "Getting the Bugs Out"
      gs: Kari Coleman [ Nicole ], Thomas Hayes [ Misha ]

      Sarah comes between Kevin and Jamie when she moves in temporarily.

      b: 30 Oct 96 pc: 104 w: Billiam Coronel d: James Burrows
    6. "Jamie's in Love"
      gs: Marisol Padilla-Sanchez [ Esperanza ], Betty Murphy [ Cherie's Mom ], Xavier Montalvo [ Gustavo ], Terry Rhoads [ Owner ], Julie Claire [ Jenny ]

      Jamie falls in love with his Guatemalan cleaning lady.

      b: 7 Nov 96 pc: 106 w: Matthew Carlson d: James Burrows
    7. "Drunken Proposal"
      gs: Denise Dowse [ Mrs. Carlson ], Bruce French [ Minister ], Renee Victor [ Estelle ], Wally Rose [ Wally ], Rico Guarnieri [ Rico ], Molly David [ Ramona ]

      Kevin proposes to Sarah while drunk. When Sarah jokingly accepts, they both wind up at the altar.

      b: 13 Nov 96 pc: 109 w: Gary Murphy & Neil Thompson d: Michael Zinberg
    8. "Sarah's Vestigial Organ"
      gs: Jana Arnold [ Fortune Teller ], Kendall McCarthy [ Fireman ], Jamie Farr [ Himself ]

      Kevin's nursing skills are put to the test when Sarah recovers from an appendectomy.

      b: 20 Nov 96 pc: 108 w: Bill Freiberger d: Jeff Melman
    9. "Road Trip"
      gs: Doug Ballard [ Roger ], Scott Layne [ Monty ], Tabby Hanson [ Debbie ]

      Kevin has to decide between plans with Sarah (ballooning) and plans with Jamie (a naked model photo shoot).

      b: 11 Dec 96 pc: 107 w: Gary Murphy & Neil Thompson d: Tom Cherones
    10. "Christmas"
      gs: John B. Ennis [ Phil ], Brian Lecker [ Frank ], Teri Garr [ Carol ]

      The trio spend Christmas with Sarah's family, but they like Jamie better than Kevin.

      b: 18 Dec 96 pc: 113 w: Matthew Carlson d: Rod Daniel
    11. "Wet Nurse"
      gs: Andrea Bendewald [ Lana ]

      Jamie dates Sarah's mean boss.

      b: 8 Jan 97 pc: 111 w: John Frink & Don Payne d: Ellen Gittelsohn
    12. "The Odds Couple"
      gs: Richard Riehle [ Stranger ], Heather Page Kent [ Ellen ]

      rc: Claudia, Harry

      Kevin uses the vacation money to bet on a football game. Jamie tries to prove that Brenda's friend is a lesbian.

      b: 15 Jan 97 pc: 110 w: Tom Brady d: James Burrows
    13. "Jamie Needs a Kid"
      gs: Lisa Darr [ Alice ], Elizabeth Ruscio [ Ms. Jenkins ], Jonathan Osser [ Ryan ], Justin Jon Ross [ Jordan ], Gary Bullock [ Freak ], Daniel Escobar [ Manager ], Mailon Rivera [ Policeman ], Joseph Tello [ Dean ]

      Jamie pretends to have a son to get a date with a single mother.

      b: 5 Feb 97 pc: 112 w: Reid Harrison d: Michael Zinberg
    14. "Playing Doctor"
      gs: Fred Sanders [ Chet Sweeny ], Don Lake [ Larry Epstein ], Carlos Alazraqui [ Cab Driver ]

      Jamie and Kevin suspect Sarah of having an affair with her boss.

      b: 12 Feb 97 pc: 115 w: John Frink & Don Payne d: James Burrows
    15. "Brenda is Moved"
      gs: Judy Kain [ Mrs. Ferko ], Ken Hanes [ Guy #1 ], Gil Christner [ Guy #2 ], Michael Caldwell [ Guy #3 ]

      rc: Claudia

      Brenda threatens to move after Jamie bothers her one too many times.

      b: 19 Feb 97 pc: 116 w: Tom Brady d: Michael Zinberg
    16. "I Am What I Am"
      gs: Kristin Bauer [ Robin ], Jarrad Paul [ Pipsqueak ], Megan Cole [ Emcee ], Josie DiVinceinzo [ Woman ], Nancy Gianzero [ Hot Woman ]

      Jamie enters a woman's photography contest, but the winner is Ms. Jamie Coleman.

      b: 2 Apr 97 pc: 114 w: Tom Brady s: Tom Brady & Bill Freiberger d: Michael Zinberg
    17. "The Party Favor"
      gs: Aaron Lustig [ Dr. Alexander ], Wendle Josepher [ Jeannie ], Mark Fite [ Wayne ], Greg Proops [ Billy ], Ed Beechner [ Jay ], Joi Staton [ Mrs. Henshaw ]

      rc: Harry

      Kevin plans Sarah's surprise birthday party, but he invites all the wrong people.

      b: 9 Apr 97 pc: _________ w: Brown Mandell d: Michael Zinberg
    18. "Getting Rid of Harry"
      gs: Cali Timmins [ Marilyn ], Stephen Bruno [ Tattooist ], Patt Benson [ Marilyn's Mother ], Kerry Michaels [ Mrs. Boyer ]

      rc: Harry

      Harry's wife kicks him out of the house, so he stays with Kevin. Jamie tries to impress Brenda by getting a tattoo.

      b: 16 Apr 97 pc: _________ w: Simon Nye d: Rick Beren
    19. "After Midnight"
      gs: Kathryn Joosten [ Saleswoman ], Thomas Adam Brady [ Weirdo ], Tom Bailey [ Police Officer ], Zack Graham [ Nervous Boy ], Eamon Hunt [ Respectable Boy ]

      During their sleepless night Jamie fixes the satellite dish and Kevin gets held up at the drug store.

      b: 7 May 97 pc: _________ w: Steven Levitan d: Shelley Jensen
    20. "Testing, Testing"
      gs: Paul Hipp [ Simon ], Justin Jon Ross [ Jordan ], Diana Nyad [ Herself ], Blake Jeremy Collins [ Kid ]

      Jamie bugs Brenda's apartment. Kevin and Sarah take an IQ test.

      b: 14 May 97 pc: _________ w: Rob Hanning d: Michael Zinberg
    21. "It's Good to Be Dead"
      gs: Eric Allan Kramer [ Husband ], Meg Wittner [ Phil's Wife ], Todd Susman [ Phil ], Tyler Layton [ Girl #2 (Stephanie)], Andrea Elson [ Girl #1 ], Richard Herkert [ Mr. Fujisaki ], Tommy Redmond Hicks [ Bartender ], Deborah Richter [ Tiffany ], David Raayon [ Waiter ]

      When one of Kevin's clients dies, Jamie assumes his identity.

      b: 21 May 97 pc: _________ w: Rick Nyholm d: Michael Lembeck
    22. "The Box"
      gs: Brian Doyle-Murray [ Bob ], Cristine Rose [ Dorothy ], Julianne Christie [ Vanessa ], Elliot Woods [ Steven ], Steve Valentine [ Manager ], Derick Alexander [ Guard ], Lori Lynn Dickerson [ Young Dorothy ]

      Kevin gets Pacers luxury box seats, but has to entertain the boss's mistress in exchange.

      b: 4 Jun 97 pc: _________ w: Joe Becker & Jim Longstreet d: Brian K. Roberts

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      2nd Season 1997

    23. "No Retreat, No Surrender"
      gs: Matt McCoy [ Jack Brickman ], Amy Scholl [ Grace ], Phil Procter [ Minister ], Robert Mukes [ Benjamin ], C.J. Marin [ Young Kevin ], Jack Salvatore, Jr. [ Young Jamie ], Jason Horst [ Delivery Boy ], John Coughlin [ Usher ]

      Jamie reevaluates his life after Kevin announces he's marrying Sarah.

      b: 28 Sep 97 pc: 204 w: John Bowman & Tom Brady s: Jeff Martin d: Michael Zimberg
    24. "Got Milk?"
      gs: John Mendoza [ Dominick ], Heidi Schanz [ Dody ], Shaw Jones [ Waiter ], Margaux St. Ledger [ Puppy Mom ]

      Jamie tries to impress Brenda by getting a job ... as a lab rat. Steve tries to impress Katie by being a bad boy.

      b: 5 Oct 97 pc: 202 w: Stacie Lipp d: Michael Zimberg
    25. "The Sting"
      gs: Paul Feig [ Nelson ]

      Katie wants Steve to properly break up with his old girlfriend.

      b: 12 Oct 97 pc: 205 w: Jeff Filgo & Jackie Behan d: Michael Zimberg
    26. "Spoils of War"
      gs:

      rc:

      Steve invents an elderly uncle and Brenda treats Jamie as a gay friend.

      b: 2 Nov 97 pc: 206 w: ______________ d: Rod Daniel

      NOTE: I missed this episode, if anyone has the details, please let me know.
    27. "Special Delivery"
      gs: Geraldo Rivera [ Himself ], Shawn Christian [ The Plumber ], Robert Munns [ Old Guy ], Karen Mistal [ Pregnant Woman #1 ], Karl T. Wright [ Husband #2 ], Susie Geiser [ Pregnant Woman #2 ], Scott Kloes [ Husband #2 ]

      Jamie becomes a midwife-for-hire. Katie and Steve spy on their new neighbor.

      b: 9 Nov 97 pc: 209 w: Jeff Filgo & Jackie Behan d: Sam Simon
    28. "The Gift of Jami"
      gs: Aaron Neville [ Himself ]

      Jamie joins a karaoke contest to raise money for a Christmas present for Brenda. Steve tries to avoid going to Christmas with Katie's family.

      b: 25 Dec 97 pc: 212 w: ______________ d: Michael Zinberg

      NOTE: TV Guide gave a "Cheers" to this episode, for Rob Schneider's singing ability. Ironic since the series has been canceled.
    29. "Here We Go Again"
      gs:

      rc:

      b: UNAIRED pc: 201 w: ______________ d: ______________
    30. "Jamie's Got Next"
      gs:

      rc:

      b: UNAIRED pc: 203 w: ______________ d: ______________
    31. "The Tape"
      gs:

      rc:

      b: UNAIRED pc: 207 w: ______________ d: ______________
    32. "The Truth About Cats and Ducks"
      gs:

      rc:

      b: UNAIRED pc: 208 w: ______________ d: Rod Daniel
    33. "The Fur Man Cometh"
      gs:

      rc:

      b: UNAIRED pc: 210 w: ______________ d: ______________
    34. "Welcome to JamieCo"
      gs:

      rc:

      b: UNAIRED pc: 211 w: ______________ d: ______________
    35. "Carpe Dino"
      gs:

      rc:

      b: UNAIRED pc: 213 w: ______________ d: ______________

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    NOTES

    Thanks to Russell Wodell for providing some missing information.


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