Series 5 Episode 13

Ray is sent by his paper to cover the Super Bowl, but his excitement is tempered by having to choose someone to accompany him. Will he make the right choice?

Italy (Part 1/2): Marie treats the family to a holiday in Rome, but Ray isn't happy

First shown: Wed 12 May 2004 | 23 mins

Series 5 Episode 1

Italy (Part 2/2): The family are still on holiday in Rome, where Robert meets the woman of his dreams

First shown: Thu 13 May 2004 | 21 mins

Series 5 Episode 2

The Wallpaper: Ray finally snaps when Marie drives her car into his house

First shown: Fri 14 May 2004 | 22 mins

Series 5 Episode 3

Meant to Be: Robert is torn between his girlfriend, his ex-wife Joanne and an Italian bombshell

First shown: Mon 17 May 2004 | 22 mins

Series 5 Episode 4

Pet Cemetery: Ray accidentally kills Ally's hamster while the kids are away

First shown: Tue 18 May 2004 | 22 mins

Series 5 Episode 5

The Author: The competition between Ray and Robert reaches an all time high

First shown: Wed 19 May 2004 | 22 mins

Series 5 Episode 6

The Walk to the Door: Ray feels guilty when he meets a woman he dated 25 years earlier and treated badly

First shown: Thu 20 May 2004 | 21 mins

Series 5 Episode 7

Young Girl: Robert is dating a 22-year-old woman. But is she really 22?

First shown: Fri 21 May 2004 | 22 mins

Series 5 Episode 8

Fighting In-Laws: Debra realises that her parents are more like Frank and Marie than she initially thought

First shown: Mon 24 May 2004 | 21 mins

Series 5 Episode 9

The Sneeze: Marie mollycoddles Ray when he thinks he's coming down with something

First shown: Tue 25 May 2004 | 21 mins

Series 5 Episode 10

Christmas Present: Ray buys Debra an elaborate present, hoping that she'll let him go on a golf trip

First shown: Wed 26 May 2004 | 22 mins

Series 5 Episode 11

What Good Are You?: After failing to act quickly in an emergency, Ray tries to prove that he can be counted on

First shown: Thu 27 May 2004 | 22 mins

Series 5 Episode 12

Super Bowl: Ray is sent to cover the Super Bowl, but he must decide who to bring with him

First shown: Fri 28 May 2004 | 21 mins

Series 5 Episode 13

Ray's Journal: Ray's horrified to learn that Marie used to read the diary he wrote when he was a teenager

First shown: Mon 9 Aug 2004 | 22 mins

Series 5 Episode 14

Silent Partners: After falling out, Ray and Debra agree to take an interest in each other's hobbies

First shown: Tue 10 Aug 2004 | 22 mins

Series 5 Episode 15

Fairies: Ray is upset when he learns that the boys are playing fairies in the school play

First shown: Wed 11 Aug 2004 | 22 mins

Series 5 Episode 16

Stefania Arrives: Robert gets a surprise visit from the gorgeous Stefania and her father

First shown: Thu 12 Aug 2004 | 22 mins

Series 5 Episode 17

Humm Vac: Ray buys a cutting-edge vacuum cleaner from an attractive saleswoman

First shown: Fri 13 Aug 2004 | 21 mins

Series 5 Episode 18

The Canister: Tempers flare when Marie accuses Debra of not returning a borrowed canister

First shown: Mon 16 Aug 2004 | 22 mins

Series 5 Episode 19

Net Worth: Ray contributes $1000 to his friends' go-kart business without consulting Debra first

First shown: Tue 17 Aug 2004 | 22 mins

Series 5 Episode 20

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