Everybody Loves Raymond

How They Met - S3-E26

Trivia: The flashback of this episode has several similarities to Ray Romano's real life. He was a futon delivery man before he was a comedian, he worked with his friend Claude, and he once walked into a customer's house to find her naked, mistaking her saying, "coming." for "Come in."

The Angry Family - S6-E1

Trivia: During the opening scene in the classroom while the children are reading their stories if you look to the left of Ray on the screen you can see his real life wife Anna Romano standing next to him acting as a parent for another child in the class.

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The Game - S1-E17

Trivia: Joe Manfrellotti, the actor who plays Gianni, played a cable guy in this episode and was later brought back in the beginning of the Second Season in the role of Gianni.

Pilot - S1-E1

Trivia: The twins are named Matthew and Gregory for the pilot, but are then renamed Geoffrey and Michael from the second episode on. The name change was made when it was felt that life imitated art in the pilot, in which the twins were named Matthew and Gregory (the names of Ray Romano's real-life twins).

The Toaster - S3-E12

Trivia: This episode is based on a true story that happened to show creator Phil Rosenthal. In the start of Season 3, he gave the cast, crew, and his parents toasters that had Everybody Loves Raymond engraved on it. The conversation Phil had with his father about The Toaster's whereabouts was the word-for-word conversation Ray has with Frank in this episode, and Phil's parents did trade in The Toaster for a coffee maker, like Frank and Marie did.

Hackidu - S4-E17

Trivia: When Russell (Paul Reubens) gives Raymond grief about his sister Amy and Robert breaking up, he tells Raymond that "Your brother needs help. If he could just learn to love himself...he needs to learn to love himself." This is an inside joke hinting at Paul Reubens' 1991 arrest for masturbating in a porno theater.

Trivia: Madylin Sweeten who plays Ally is in real-life older sister to Sawyer and Sullivan Sweeten who play Michael and Geoffrey.

The Toaster - S3-E12

Trivia: During the filming of this episode, Patricia Heaton was pregnant. It is easily visible, as throughout the episode she hides her stomach behind bowls or blankets, and most close-up shots of her only show her face.

The Toaster - S3-E12

Trivia: The security cop at the store at the end of the episode is Ray Romano's real-life brother, who in real life was a member of the NYPD.

Recovering Pessimist - S1-E18

Trivia: Ray is nominated for a Sportswriter of the Year award against, among others, Chuck Heaton from Cleveland. Chuck Heaton is a retired sportswriter from Cleveland and also Patricia Heaton's father.

Season 3 generally

Trivia: Ray Romano's stunt double also worked previously on Terminator 2. Although he wasn't injured at all during the filming of Terminator 2, he broke his nose during the filming of the opening sequence for this season.

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Frank Barone: What's for brunch, Marie?
Marie Barone: Ham.
Frank Barone: Excellent. I shall put on my ham pants.

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Pet Cemetery - S5-E5

Question: Frank found a small amount of money with his metal detector at the end. He left saying he would buy a "yoohoo". Does anyone know what that is?

Answer: The original Yoo-Hoo is a chocolate flavored drink in a bottle, but there are other flavors, most popular being Double Fudge Yoo-Hoo and Strawberry Yoo-Hoo.

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