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Season Episodes Originally aired USA
First aired Last aired
1 13 March 10, 1998 July 22, 1998
2 22 September 23, 1998 May 26, 1999
3 24 September 22, 1999 April 26, 2000
4 22 October 6, 2000 May 16, 2001

Episodes American Broadcasting Company March 10, 1998 and May 16, 2001

Season 1 (1998) American Broadcasting Company March 10, 1998 and July 22, 1998

Episodes in USA Episodes American Broadcasting Company Title Directed by Written by Original air date


101 101 "The Pilot" James Widdoes Rick Wiener & Kenny Schwartz & Danny Jacobson March 10, 1998 101
Pete tells Berg and Sharon that he is going to break up with his girlfriend Melissa because he doesn't think "she's the one" but he then decides not to. When Melissa jokingly asks Berg "What have you done to my Pete?" unaware that Pete changed his mind, Berg says,"Hey, I told him not to break up with you." Melissa, getting angry breaks up with Pete. Berg tries to fix it, but as a result of taking part in some medical experiments can only tell the truth and ends up making things worse.
102 102 "Two Guys, a Girl and a Presentation" Mark Cendrowski Vince Calandra March 17, 1998 102
When Berg is accepted to med-school, Pete becomes irritated as suddenly everyone is taking Berg's advice instead of his. His frustration grows when Bill lets Berg take the rest of the shift off over Pete, despite Pete needing to prepare for his big presentation in front of the museum board later that night. When rushing out to the presentation, Berg thinks Pete accidentally swallowed an overdose of an analgesic mixed in with some orange juice. But Berg himself actually drank the orange juice with the analgesic, and starts to show symptoms at Pete's presentation.
103 103 "Two Guys, a Girl and a Guy" John Fortenberry Mark Ganzel March 24, 1998 103
When Sharon starts a new relationship, Pete and Berg realise how much they rely on her. They notice a change in her behaviour and become jealous when she starts spending more time with her boyfriend than with them. Wanting to go back to how things used to be, they invite Ted on a guys' night out, hoping to find something out about him that they could use to sabotage the relationship. Berg becomes very attracted to the latest product he is testing for money; a pair of talking sneakers that help train people for marathons by calling out encouraging comments. Meanwhile, at the pizza place, Mr. Bauer is convinced that Bill is a 'pod person'.
104 104 "Two Guys, a Girl and a Celtic Game" John Fortenberry Michelle Milzow April 1, 1998 104
Pete, a Boston Celtics fanatic, is jealous when Berg, who would have rather been at home watching TV, is the lucky ticket holder at a Celtics game and gets to sit on the bench beside Pete's favourite player. To cheer Pete up, Berg steals the Celtics 1981 Championship Banner for their apartment, unaware of the outrage and media frenzy it will cause.
105 105 "Two Guys, a Girl and an Apartment" Marjorie Weitzman Liz Sagal & Paige Bernhardt April 8, 1998 105
Berg and Sharon make it their business to interview possible future tenants when a vacancy opens up in their building. Pete tries to figure out what to get Melissa for their one-year anniversary, and Berg has a severe emotional reaction to his latest experimental product.
106 106 "Two Guys, a Girl and a Softball Team" Rich Correll Mark Ganzel & Vince Calandra & Barry Wernick April 15, 1998 106
Berg and Pete start a co-ed baseball team in order to meet more women. Bill, being their sponsor is led to believe that team is actually good and challenges one of his competitors to a game.
107 107 "Two Guys, a Girl and a Recovery" Marjorie Weitzman Danny Jacobson April 22, 1998 107
Berg sets Pete up with a patient at the hospital called Lauren in an effort to get Pete over his recent breakup with Melissa. It's only when Pete starts to really like her and starts calling her "The One" that Berg finds out she may not have long to live and has to figure out how to break the news to Pete.
108 108 "Two Guys, a Girl and a Party" John Fortenberry Rick Wiener April 29, 1998 108
Looking for an excuse to spend more time with a girl he has had a crush on for years, Berg invites her to a party for Pete's 30th birthday, ignoring the fact that Pete is 24 and his birthday is months away. Sharon cleans the boys' apartment to vent her frustration at a guy she really likes not calling her back. When he does call, Berg and Pete decide not to tell her until after she has finished cleaning their apartment. Naturally they forget to...
109 109 "Two Guys, a Girl and a Chance Encounter" Gordon Hunt Kenny Schwartz & Rick Wiener May 6, 1998 109
When Sharon is flicking through the 'Chance Encounter' Ads, she notices one that could be Pete and so she and Berg decide to set up a meeting between them for their own entertainment. They are disappointed when she turns out to be a nice, pretty girl who Pete likes and starts to date, but she soon makes it clear she won't let anyone come between them, threatening Berg with a baseball bat in the middle of the night. When they realise how unbalanced she is, Pete wants to break up with her, but is too afraid to.
110 110 "Two Guys, a Girl and a Pizza Delivery" Brian K. Roberts Kenny Schwartz May 20, 1998 110
Berg gets suspicious of Pete when he always wants to deliver the pizza to 845 Arlington. So Berg makes the delivery for a change and discovers that it's a gorgeous artist who paints with her nude body that's been making the orders. This leads Berg and Sharon to believe that Pete is cheating on Melissa with her.
111 111 "Two Guys, a Girl and How They Met" Margorie Weitzman Rick Wiener & Kenny Schwartz & Danny Jacobson May 26, 1998 111
When Bill asks if Berg or Pete were ever romantically interested in Sharon, they tell the story of how they met her. Back when they were freshmen they met Sharon in O'Malley's during 'Bladder Bust' when beer is free until somebody pees or flees. Both wanting to ask her out, they distract her from getting to the toilet before Bladder Burst begins and so have to find a way to get her out without Bladder Burst ending.
112 112 "Two Guys, a Girl and a Dad" Rich Correll Barry Wernick July 15, 1998 112
Pete is trusted to keep the fact that Berg's dad has quit his law firm to become a caricaturist in the park from Berg and that Berg is no longer in law school from Berg's father. Pete is highly irritated by all this and so tries to get the two to talk to each other. Sharon continues to hate her job.
113 113 "Two Guys, a Girl and a Landlord" John Fortenberry Vince Calandra July 22, 1998 113
Pete and Sharon fight back against their landlord when he goes over the edge with the rules for living in the building. Berg thinks they are being childish until the landlord removes all the windows from their apartment to teach Pete a lesson and it causes Berg's pet fish to die. It's war.

Season 2 (1998 1999) American Broadcasting Company September 23, 1998 and May 26, 1999

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114 114 "Two Guys, a Girl and Someone Better" Michael Lembeck Kevin Abbott September 23, 1998 114
When Berg notices he is no longer first in his class he goes out to find who is so he can psych them out. He finds out it's a beautiful female co-ed, Ashley, so he invites her out the night before a big test with the aim of getting her drunk so she will not be able to study. Little does he know that he has finally met his match.
115 115 "Two Guys, a Girl and a Vacation" Michael Lembeck Rick Wiener September 30, 1998 115
Sharon decides to quit her job but her boss does not want her to and tells her to think it over in Aruba with her friends. They are all looking forward to the trip but they risk missing their flight when Pete has to go to a job interview, Sharon has to hold a press conference and the hospital beep Berg to come into work. Determined to make it, they come up with various schemes to cut these activities short, but will it be enough?
116 116 "Two Guys, a Girl and a Tattoo" John Fortenberry Mark Ganzel October 7, 1998 116
Sharon and Berg are annoyed when Pete will not let them meet his new girlfriend because he fears they would point out something wrong with her that he would fixate on. When they decide to crash Pete's date with her, Berg realises he had a one night stand with her years ago and that she had Berg's name tattooed on her butt. Berg is then on a mission to see if it is still there.
117 117 "Two Guys, a Girl and a Homecoming" Michael Lembeck Story by : Mark Ganzel

Teleplay by : Rick Wiener & Kenny Schwartz

October 14, 1998 117
It's homecoming and Pete and Berg plan to get luxury box seats to the homecoming game to upstage some old college friends. Trouble is they neither have the money nor the means but they do have plenty of creative schemes. Sharon is looking forward to seeing her old friends so she can gloat about her new boyfriend Johnny. However, when they ask her what he does, she panics and tells them Johnny is a music executive. This causes problems as Johnny thinks she is embarrassed by him. But has Johnny told his friends the truth about what she does?
118 118 "Two Guys, a Girl and an Elective" John Fortenberry Kenny Schwartz October 21, 1998 118
Pete has to choose an elective course. He chooses metallurgy but when Berg leaves his course choice card in he changes it for a course in sports broadcasting because he thinks Pete needs to loosen up. At first Pete's mad but soon learns to enjoy it and considers making it his new career. Also Sharon flirts with the jukebox repair man Johnny, telling Berg that she keeps breaking it, just so Johnny will come back to the pizza place every time.
119 119 "Two Guys, a Girl and a Psycho Halloween" Michael Lembeck Stevie Ray Fromstein October 28, 1998 119
It's Halloween in this surreal episode and Berg is working late in the hospital when Psycho Berg appears, ties him up and goes on a murderous rampage. Pete and Sharon are throwing a costume party, unaware that it is Psycho Berg with them. When they find the real Berg, they try to protect themselves from the killer by locking themselves into the pizza place. After a mix up, they must decide which one is the real Berg and which one is the killer.
120 120 "Two Guys, a Girl and an Internship" Marjorie Weitzman Vince Calandra November 4, 1998 120
Berg convinces Ashley to get her father to give Pete an internship. Pete's first day at work becomes interesting when he has sex with a girl on the photocopier. He later finds out that the girl is his bosses other daughter, Ashley's sister. Berg worries that if Ashley finds out it will affect her opinion of him and tries to get Pete to end things.
121 121 "Two Guys, a Girl and a Wedding" Marjorie Weitzman Liz Sagal & Paige Bernhardt November 11, 1998 121
One of Berg, Pete and Sharon's college friends is getting married and they are all invited. Pete takes it badly because the bride is his ex-girlfriend and he convinces himself that she was 'The One.' Sharon is bringing Johnny to the wedding as her date but is afraid he will not be attracted to her any more after he sees her in the hideous bridesmaid dress. Berg brings Ashley to the wedding as a friend, but uses another girl to make her jealous. It works and Ashley breaks down and admits her feelings for Berg, but also drops a bombshell.
122 122 "Two Guys, a Girl and Oxford" Ellen Gittelsohn Story by : Stevie Ray Fromstein

Teleplay by : Vince Calandra & Barry Wernick

November 18, 1998 122
After her announcement that she has feelings for Berg but has a long term boyfriend, Ashley is avoiding Berg. When Berg finally tracks her down they kiss for the first time. Sharon insists he goes to talk to her again but when he does, her roommate tells him she went to Oxford to see her boyfriend. He decides to follow her to Oxford. Meanwhile Pete and Johnny get jobs as limo drivers and Pete uses the job to charm and dance with old rich ladies who tip him well.
123 123 "Two Guys, a Girl and a Thanksgiving" Marjorie Weitzman Story by : Kenny Schwartz

Teleplay by : Mark Ganzel & Barry Wernick

November 25, 1998 123
Sharon and Johnny want to start a new Thanksgiving tradition and be alone. But plans change when Pete's grandpa comes down unannounced and Berg invites Ashley and her boyfriend Justin. Berg and Pete both hate Justin. Berg and Justin both compete for Ashley's love but she apparently dumps both of them. While trying to break Ashley and Justin up Berg almost ends up breaking up Sharon and Johnny.
124 124 "Two Guys, a Girl and a Limo" Leonard R. Garner Jr. Barry Wernick December 9, 1998 124
Pete enlists the help of a TV love guru to help Berg and Ashley when Berg calls Ashley to tell her that he thinks they shouldn't see each other anymore. She doesn't take very well and breaks down and cries. And for Sharon and Johnny because Sharon is jealous of Johnny's friend Sean when she finds that Sean is a woman.
125 125 "Two Guys, a Girl and a Christmas Story" Michael Lembeck Michelle Milzow December 16, 1998 125
Pete embarks on a new relationship with an older woman who has a 10-year-old son. Sharon is having trouble organizing an office Christmas party and it's only 4 days till Christmas. Berg is having trouble with one of his older patients who doesn't seem to like him.
126 126 "Two Guys, a Girl and a Gamble" Michael Lembeck Paige Bernhardt & Liz Sagal January 6, 1999 126
Pete is put in charge of watching Michael after school which is fine, until he asks Berg to do it for a day. Berg brings Michael to the dog track to help him learn his fractions. Sharon asks Johnny to move in with her.
127 127 "Two Guys, a Girl and a Proposal" Gil Junger Stevie Ray Fromstein January 13, 1999 127
When Sharon uses an embarrassing underwear ad that Berg had posed for four years prior, for a contest he goes to great lengths to get one of her. Pete realizing he has no parental rights with Michael because he's just the guy dating the mother asks Kaitlyn to marry him. She refuses on the basis that they've only known each other a month and tells him that they should take a break from each other for a while.
128 128 "Two Guys, a Girl and Graduation" Amanda Bearse Rick Wiener February 3, 1999 128
When Sharon is up for a new job, she is told that she never graduated from college. When she goes to verify this, she learns that she hadn't paid her $210 of parking tickets. She had given the money to Pete and Berg so they could go and pay them. She pays the tickets, but finds out that the requirements have changed and she needs to retake freshman English. When she puts two and two together she thinks that instead of paying her tickets that the guys had bought a $200 bottle of champagne instead. She later learns the truth which is that the money she had given them to pay the fines was actually used to bail her father out of jail after he caused a drunken ruckus due to his recent bankruptcy and the fact that he had just lost his job. The champagne that Pete and Berg had was actually a gift from a girl they had never met before.
129 129 "Two Guys, a Girl and Valentine's Day" Gil Junger Vince Calandra February 10, 1999 129
Irene misunderstands Pete when he comes to her for help and ends up thinking he is in love with her. When Pete realises he cannot get rid of her, he decides to just go along with it. Sharon continues to be jealous of Shaun's relationship with Johnny so decides to set her up with Berg. Berg figures out that Shaun is in love with Johnny. Everything comes to a climax when Sharon and Johnny, Berg and Shaun and Pete and Irene all go out for a Valentine's dinner together, when Sharon and Johnny's relationship is left in jeopardy.
130 130 "Two Guys, a Girl and the Storm of the Century" (Part 1) Ellen Gittelsohn Story by : Rick Wiener

Teleplay by : Mark Ganzel & Kenny Schwartz

February 17, 1999 130
Berg falls in love with a TV newswoman and goes right in the eye of a huge storm just to ask her out. She agrees but just right after she leaves Berg and Pete's apartment Ashley shows up to tell Berg that she broke up with Justin because Berg's the one she wants.
131 131 "Two Guys, a Girl and Ashley's Return" (Part 2) Michael Lembeck Barry Wernick March 10, 1999 131
Ashley comes back and tells Berg she dumped Justin to be with him. Berg now has quite a dilemma, choose Ashley the woman he's been chasing for months or Vanita a woman he's just met. He wants to choose Vanita because he thinks he has a better chance with her. So he dumps Ashley but she won't let go she follows him to the restaurant where he has a date with Vanita and ends up breaking them up. Johnny and Sharon get back together.
132 132 "Two Guys, a Girl and a Fighter" Ellen Gittelsohn Vince Calandra & Stevie Ray Fromstein March 17, 1999 132
Berg gives Ashley a key to his and Pete's apartment without telling Pete. Pete doesn't like this because he hates Ashley. Ashley doesn't find out that Pete hates her until Sharon tells her. Now Ashley won't talk to Pete, and Sharon won't talk to Ashley because Ashley said Sharon has a big mouth. But they all find someone to blame for this: Johnny. Berg becomes a ringside fight doctor but gets fired when he tells the fighter that he should call it quits because he has extreme brain damage.
133 133 "Two Guys, a Girl and a Mother's Day" Ellen Gittelsohn Story by : Rick Wiener

Teleplay by : Mark Ganzel, Kenny Schwartz

May 12, 1999 133
When Ashley becomes enamored with their new professor (Anthony Head) and he hires her as his new assistant, Berg becomes jealous. Convinced that something untoward is going on, he decides to keep tabs on them. Johnny's sisters are in town along with their kids and Sharon is intimidated by how maternal they all are, three of them being currently pregnant. She worries that she will not want to be a mother but when one of Johnny's sisters goes into labour, she gains a new perspective.
134 134 "Two Guys, a Girl and Barenaked Ladies" Ellen Gittelsohn Donald Beck May 19, 1999 134
Wanting something more out of life, Pete quits his job at the pizza place and seeks the advice of a career counselor, who tells him he has an aptitude for a job in architecture or the food industry. He ends up getting a place as a trainee therapist, but it doesn't go very well. The Barenaked Ladies are in Boston and following Pete around, narrating his day with songs. Meanwhile, Sharon and Ashley bond by getting their nails done and having 'girl talk', which much to Berg's annoyance involves sharing embarrassing secrets about him.
135 135 "Two Guys, a Girl and an Engagement" (Part 1) Michael Lembeck Story by : Keith Bickford

Teleplay by : Casey Johnson & David E. Winsor

May 26, 1999 135
Sharon thinks Johnny is cheating on her so refuses to leave his side. Johnny tells Pete and Berg that he is going to propose to Sharon and so they help distract her while he runs around making the arrangements. While Berg sets up the pizza place to look like Rick's Café from Casablanca for the proposal, Ashley drops a bomb from her past. Pete consults a priest over whether or not to tell Sharon that he is in love with her. To be continued...

Season 3 (1999–2000) American Broadcasting Company September 22, 1998 and April 26, 2000

Episodes in USA Episodes American Broadcasting Company Title Directed by Written by Original air date


136 136 "A New Hope" Michael Lembeck Kevin Abbott September 22, 1999 136
Sharon can't seem to give Johnny an answer at first but eventually comes out with "Yes, in theory" as it's obvious she's not sure about marrying him but doesn't want to hurt his feelings. Pete flies to Paris to get away from everything and gets hit by a car driven by a beautiful French woman that he later starts dating, even though she can't speak a word of English.
137 137 "Au Revoir, Pizza Place" Michael Lembeck Vince Calandra September 29, 1999 137
Pete returns from France with a new girlfriend, the woman who ran him over in Paris. He thinks he's in love with her until he finds out she is a racist. Berg feels old when a new employee calls him sir. He quits his job at the pizza place. Sharon realizes she really wants to marry Johnny. blink-182 guest star as themselves performing What's My Age Again? naked at the pizza place.
138 138 "Teacher's Pet Peeve" Michael Lembeck Mike Larsen October 6, 1999 138
After a conversation with Ashley, Pete becomes paranoid and thinks that Johnny is trying to kill him because he had feelings for Sharon. When Johnny finds out that Pete is afraid of him, he decides to have a little fun. Berg and Ashley start their medical residency, but when Berg switches rotations, his new supervisor rides him hard, making him help nurses do the filing and candy-striper work because she does not think he is taking the programme seriously and will not make a good doctor.
139 139 "Career Day" Michael Lembeck Rick Wiener October 13, 1999 139
Ashley's ex-husband plays a prank on Berg by making him believe that Ashley used to beat him. Pete tries to get Sharon a new job and in anticipation she quits her old job before finding out she didn't get the job.
140 140 "Sunday in the Apartment" Leonard R. Garner Jr. Donald Beck October 20, 1999 140
Sharon and Johnny fight over wedding plans, Berg and Ashley also fight and Pete runs into a crazy ex-girlfriend.
141 141 "Halloween 2: Mind over Body" Leonard R. Garner Jr. Kenny Schwartz October 27, 1999 141
A mad scientist switches Pete's brain with Ashley's brain and Berg's brain with Sharon's brain and the only who can help them is Johnny.
142 142 "Berg's New Roommate" Michael Lembeck Stevie Ray Fromstein November 3, 1999 142
Berg freaks out when he realizes that Ashley has moved in with him, and in fact they have been living together for over a month. Sick of having to wait for Ashley to get out of the bathroom in the mornings, Pete convinces Berg to ask her to move out. However he changes his mind when Ashley offers him more than her share of the rent, plus a date with the nurse of his choice if he lets her live there. With only one date available for a wedding in the church where Sharon and Johnny want to get married, they have to compete with another couple to prove that they are more ready to get married than them. They get the church after Sharon tells the priest a story about Johnny staying up all night talking her through a difficult time. However this causes conflict with Johnny, as the story was actually about her and Pete.
143 143 "Foul Play" Michael Lembeck Jennifer Celotta November 10, 1999 143
Berg and Ashley spend the weekend at his parents place to try and spice up their relationship. Pete introduces Sharon and Johnny to the Kama Sutra.
144 144 "Talking Turkey" Ted Wass Vince Calandra & Stevie Ray Fromstein November 17, 1999 144
Ashley invites a hobo over for Thanksgiving dinner and he gets the whole gang fighting with made up stories. Ashley moves in with Sharon and Johnny.
145 145 "Liver and Learn" Ted Wass Liz Sagal & Paige Bernhardt December 1, 1999 145
Ashley finally moves out into Sharon and Johnny's apartment, but then Pete's grandfather Charlie moves in. Berg takes him to the hospital for a check-up and discovers he has a liver problem and therefore only 6 months to live. Johnny accidentally walks in on Ashley while she is getting dressed and becomes embarrassed. Sharon finds this hilarious until she realizes that she wishes Johnny was still taken by surprise when he sees her naked.
146 146 "A Moving Script" Gail Mancuso Pat Bullard December 8, 1999 146
Sharon and Johnny move to the basement because it's cheaper but when Sharon discovers that Johnny has over 23 thousand dollars in the bank she wants to stay. Johnny refuses to go back up because he says that that's his life savings and that he wants to buy a house. Ashley gets a new roommate but Berg scares him away to get even at her for scaring away a nurse he was trying to get a phone number from. Pete is afraid to pick up a package that came in the mail for him because Irene is holding it for him.
147 147 "Out with the Old" Gail Mancuso Mike Larsen December 15, 1999 147
Berg treats Robert Goulet for an ear infection. When Goulet learns that he cannot fly to the destination where he is doing a gig, Berg seizes the opportunity to get him to sing at Ashley's New Year's Eve party. But Berg has to work that night, so he swaps with another doctor whom Ashley has a crush on. She thinks he did it intentionally. Johnny tries to get out of a romantic evening with Sharon to hear Robert sing saying that his late grandfather used to sit him on his lap when he was a kid and play some of Goulet's songs. Pete invites Irene to the party and she surprises him by acting normal. He even starts to fancy her, but Goulet moves in on his gal before he can get anywhere with her. To be a nice guy, Berg goes back to the hospital and swaps back his shift with the English doctor that Ashley likes. Ashley goes to the hospital to thank him and they end up having sex on a hospital bed.
148 148 "Bridesmaid Revisited" Michael Lembeck Barry Wernick January 5, 2000 148
Sharon and Ashley get drunk and in her drunken stupor Sharon asks Ashley to be one of her bridesmaids, but regrets it when sober. Pete, Johnny and Berg go to a laundromat/bar. Pete tries to meet a woman but blows it. Johnny uses fake quarters and gets caught. Berg gets his clothes stolen.
149 149 "The Monitor Story" Leonard R. Garner Jr. Donald Beck & Vince Calandra January 19, 2000 149
Sharon and Johnny discover a hidden room in their apartment, which contains a TV monitor that is hooked up to every apartment in the building. They quickly become glued to the screens, enjoying watching their friends when they think no one else is looking. Sharon sees it as an opportunity to meddle in other people's lives. Berg and Ashley get back in the dating swing, but only to make each other jealous. Irene is stealing items that belong to Pete, and Sharon fears she may be dangerous.
150 150 "The Wedding Dress" Leonard R. Garner Jr. Rick Wiener & Kenny Schwartz January 26, 2000 150
Pete searches for a woman he slept with only to find out she's getting married and he was her last one night stand. Ashley gets her arm stuck in the garbage disposal while trying to fix it herself and has to be nice to Johnny so he will help her. Berg comes to the realisation that he will never have a successful relationship, while Sharon goes shopping for wedding dress on sale.
151 151 "A Rookie Script" Michael Lembeck Casey Johnson & David E. Windsor February 9, 2000 151
Sharon and Johnny have a yard sale to try to get some money together. Pete gets angry with Johnny for selling him a broken toaster. Berg gets jealous when Ashley starts dating baseball superstar Nomar Garciaparra and Pete becomes starstruck and fawning all over Nomar. Sharon is organising a bachelor auction to raise money for the children's hospital and when he hears that Nomar has signed up to do it, Berg enters as a chance to compete with him. When things do not go well at the auction, Berg starts drinking and ends up making a fool out of himself.
152 152 "Feast or Fireman" Ted Wass Paige Bernhardt & Liz Sagal February 16, 2000 152
Everyone at the hospital is making fun of Berg for his actions at the bachelor auction so he tries to regain their respect by working non-stop. People are particularly impressed when there is a situation in the hospital and Berg remains on top of it. However, he makes a serious mistake in his over-tired state and almost kills a patient. In an effort to do more rewarding activities, Sharon volunteers to read to children at the hospital but ends up becoming a patient herself. Pete becomes a volunteer fireman but is subject to the pranks the other firemen play on him.
153 153 "Once Again from the Beginning" Ted Wass Story by : Kenny Schwartz

Teleplay by : Stevie Ray Fromstein & Rick Wiener

March 8, 2000 153
Pete and Ashley get mugged while waiting for the subway, Sharon and Johnny have trouble writing their wedding vows, Berg is afraid he might screw up at the hospital again when he's called in to replace a sick doctor and Irene's dad visits.
154 154 "War Stories" Michael Lembeck Jennifer Celotta March 22, 2000 154
Pete, Berg and Johnny share bad stories about women.
155 155 "Two Guys, a Girl and a Bachelorette" Michael Lembeck Story by : Rick Wiener

Teleplay by : Stevie Ray Fromstein & Kenny Schwartz

March 29, 2000 155
It's nearing the wedding and Johnny is having his bachelor party so Berg arranges for him, Pete and Sharon to hang out at O'Malley's, their favourite bar from college. However Berg is upset when Johnny leaves his bachelor party early and crashes their night. Also, the guys at the firehouse convince Pete that Marti is interested in him, causing him to begin to realize his own feelings for her.
156 156 "Love Shack" Gail Mancuso Barry Wernick April 5, 2000 156
The guys at the firehouse find Pete's make-up bag and the fire chief asks Pete to give his daughter a makeover. In hopes of getting off probation at the hospital Berg lends his apartment to his superior so she can take a nap, but she ends up having an affair instead. Berg rats her out to her superior, who in turn wants to use the apartment for the same reason. Sharon throws a hospital fundraiser tea party in Pete and Berg's apartment on the same night, but Berg's superior's superior shows up first and thinks that she's running a prostitution ring.
157 157 "Another Moving Script" Ted Wass Pat Bullard April 12, 2000 157
Johnny's friend Shawn shows up pregnant and Sharon cannot hide her jealousy when Johnny offers to be her Lamaze partner. They get into a fight were Johnny admits he feels neglected by Sharon while she does her charity work. Berg meets Marti at the hospital and unaware she is Pete's co-worker asks her out. This causes Pete to realize his feelings for Marti and despite telling Berg to go out with her, becomes jealous and ruins their date. Meanwhile Germ is trying to track down who has been stealing hospital supplies.
158 158 The Undercard Michael Lembeck Vince Calandra April 19, 2000 158
Sharon and Johnny get joint checking accounts but Johnny is annoyed when Sharon makes all the important choices. Pete is anxiously waiting to hear whether he has been accepted into fireman boot camp. When Marti finds out she has got in, Pete can only think about himself rather than being pleased for her. Berg feels like his life is going nowhere and becomes depressed. Looking to cheer himself up, he goes to visit his parents only to find out that his father no longer lives there.
159 159 El Matrimonio Loco Leonard R. Garner Jr. Kevin Abbott & Donald Beck April 26, 2000 159
After her huge fight with Johnny, Sharon cancels the wedding. However, they make up and realize they need to get married before they chicken out so Irene throws them a wedding on the roof of the building. Pete and Berg are fighting as Pete gets ready to head off to fireman boot camp and Pete and Marti decide to be together. At the wedding, Berg seeks comfort in the arms of someone most unexpected.

Season 4 (2000 2001) American Broadcasting Company October 6, 2000 and May 16, 2001

Episodes in USA Episodes American Broadcasting Company Title Directed by Written by Original air date


160 160 "The Bear" Leonard R. Garner Jr. Donald Beck & Vince Calandra October 6, 2000 160
It's the morning after the wedding and Berg and Irene regret sleeping together. They desperately want to keep it a secret and are on a mission to steal the photographs from the wedding before anyone sees them. At fireman boot camp, Pete sneaks off in the middle of the night to meet up with Marti. She's late and he ends up being mauled by a bear. He has to go home and thinks Marti does not care for him when she doesn't follow him back to Boston. Sharon and Johnny are honeymooning in a hotel in Boston and Sharon becomes irritated with him when continues to be tight with money. Johnny eventually explains it is because he bought a house that needs a lot of work done to it. Ashley is on the warpath when Nomar breaks up with her because of something Pete told him.
161 161 "Meat" Leonard R. Garner Jr. Mike Larsen October 13, 2000 161
Berg feels like he's treating Irene like a piece of meat as they continue secretly sleeping together, no strings attached. Pete gets his fireman's badge for good deeds. Johnny plans to christen the new house but Sharon keeps finding an excuse to stop him from doing it. Nomar wants to get back together with Ashley but she doesn't want to for other reasons.
162 162 "15 Minutes of Shame" Gail Mancuso Allison M. Gibson October 20, 2000 162
Having caught them having sex in his house, Johnny confronts Berg about him and Irene. Berg convinces him to keep it a secret but when Sharon notices something is going on, she is determined to get Johnny to tell her what it is. Nomar does an interview saying he is thinking of leaving Boston and the Red Sox because he is heartbroken over Ashley. Much to Pete's delight, an angry mob of Red Sox fans camps outside the apartment building.
163 163 "The Satanic Curses" Leonard R. Garner Jr. Barry Wernick October 27, 2000 163
When Pete, Berg and Sharon won't let Irene watch scary movies with them she puts a curse on them. The next day Pete has Ashley's head grow out of his shoulder, Berg becomes ugly and Sharon wakes up with a penis.
164 164 "A Germ Runs Through It" Gail Mancuso Kevin Abbott November 3, 2000 164
Germ acts as a marriage counselor for Johnny and Sharon. Sharon wants Johnny to hurry up and finish the house so she hires a carpenter to help him but he wants to do it himself. Marti breaks up with Pete and leaves him for Nomar.
165 165 "The One Without Dialogue" Leonard R. Garner Jr. Vince Calandra November 10, 2000 165
Pete tries to locate a woman he saw on the subway, Johnny tries to fix Ashley's bathroom plumbing and he has to turn off the building's water supply, which leaves Berg with a head full of shampoo. A dog follows Sharon home and she has him lick the dishes clean but he accidentally eats her wedding ring. Ashley refuses to give up her seat on the subway to a pregnant woman so four pregnant women hound her.
166 166 "Disco Nights" Gail Mancuso Stevie Ray Fromstein November 17, 2000 166
Pete, Berg and Johnny try to get into a club, but end up drinking beer outside a convenience store after Johnny complains about the price of the beer. When they return later to the club with Germ, none of them are allowed in except for Germ. They then go back to the convenience store, but Pete and Berg end up getting arrested for drinking in the street. Sharon finds out that Johnny doesn't wear his wedding ring and goes out with Ashley to the club to try to help Ashley find a man - and for Sharon to find Johnny so she can kill him. But they end up having a great time and get piles of phone numbers from single guys.
167 167 "My Dinner with Irene" Leonard R. Garner Jr. Casey Johnson & David E. Windsor November 24, 2000 167
Berg and Irene decide to go on a date to see if they could be an actual couple and not just sex buddies but when Irene sees Pete sad she asks him out instead. They go to dinner and Berg tags along but Irene dumps Pete. Johnny doesn't like all the time that Sharon is spending with Ashley.
168 168 "Drip" Leonard R. Garner Jr. Barry Wernick December 8, 2000 168
When water starts dripping into Pete and Berg's apartment in the middle of the night, they both have to find somewhere to sleep. Berg tries Irene's and Ashley's but ends up crashing on Sharon and Johnny's couch. They use Berg, who is acting like a child, to prove what types of parents they would be. Pete ends up at Irene's door a few times, leading her to think he is obsessed with her. This idea drives him crazy but the more he tries to prove he is not, the more she is convinced he wants her.
169 169 "Rescue Me" Robby Benson Mike Larsen December 15, 2000 169
The gang go out for dinner together at a restaurant filled with old people. When a man chokes on his food, Sharon is caught on tape saving his life. A local news station broadcasts the story and points out that a doctor and fireman were there and did nothing and Pete and Berg are embarrassed. To prove themselves, they try to save someone's life and tape it. Ashley gets in trouble with the law, when a policeman suspects her of drink driving. Ashley is rude to him and ends up in jail. Rather than just apologise, she insists in having her day in court to stand up for herself, but soon realises this is a bad idea.
170 170 "Burning Down the House" Dana deVally Piazza Rick Wiener & Kenny Schwartz January 5, 2001 170
Berg's mom comes to stay when she and Berg's dad split up. Berg becomes annoyed when she is staying out late every night at bars and clubs. Johnny and Sharon's new house burns down. When talking to the fire inspector, Pete realises he caused the fire, ironically from not disposing properly of the smoke detector box.
171 171 "Give Mommy a Kiss" Wil Shriner Pat Bullard January 12, 2001 171
Pete and Berg's mother Susan grow closer, leading to a kiss that they both are embarrassed about but feel something there. Berg sets his mom up with Felix Shaw, the Fire Chief. Ashley gives Johnny a stock market tip that earns him a lot of money but he decides not to tell Sharon about it. Berg and Irene make up and decide to officially become girlfriend and boyfriend. However they get in a fight when Berg won't introduce her to his mother so Irene thinks he is ashamed of her.
172 172 "I've Got a Secret" Kim Rozenfeld Donald Beck January 19, 2001 172
Berg and Irene decide to tell Pete about their relationship. Berg chickens out but tells Irene that he has already told Pete. Johnny buys Ashley an expensive scarf to thank her for her stock market tip but Sharon finds it in the apartment and thinks Johnny is going to give it to her. Pete is worried that Berg is going to find out about him and Susan and so avoids Berg. He also tries to grow a goatee but when he can't fill it in, Sharon draws it on for him with her eyebrow pencil. All the secrets come out in the open when Irene decides to throw a 'Boston Tea Party' for Susan.
173 173 "The Aftermath" Rocco Urbisci Bill Freiberger February 2, 2001 173
Pete's affair with Berg's mother affects their friendship. Pete tries to decide whether or not to follow Susan to Albany and risk his friendship with Berg. Irene tries to be supportive of Berg, but changes her mind when she realises that it was not just a casual fling, but that Pete is in love with Susan.
174 174 "An Eye for a Finger" Andrew Susskind Stevie Ray Fromstein February 9, 2001 174
Pete accidentally cuts the tip of his finger whilst making a salad and trying to apologise to Berg for sleeping with his mother. Berg takes him to hospital via taxi, as he says it will be quicker than ambulance or bus. But when they get out of the taxi, Berg leaves the finger behind and spends most of the day trying to find it. But it turns out that Pete is playing a trick on him, as he wants Berg to accept his apology. Berg accepts the apology thinking that Pete's finger is long gone but Pete had it the whole time. Ashley gives a reluctant Johnny a psychological test for a project, and ends up getting some very interesting insights. Meanwhile, Sharon gets a job as the assistant of a crooked lawyer, and only realises when they claim $30,000 for a man who "lost the use of his legs". But she keeps the job in attempt to clean his illegal ways
175 175 "A Few Good Firemen" Wil Shriner Liz Sagal February 16, 2001 175
It is Johnny's birthday and Sharon gets him a voucher to be a fireman for a day. It turns out to be day for kids but Johnny comes home wanting to become a fireman. When a nurse at the hospital says that chivalry is dead after Berg cuts in line in front of her, Berg becomes obsessed with proving he can be chivalrous.
176 176 "Adventures of Captain Karma" Wil Shriner Casey Johnson & David E. Windsor February 23, 2001 176
Berg is hurt and upset when he tells Irene he loves her and she doesn't say it back. Pete convinces him to go to a comic book convention to cheer him up, where he meets a girl who he went to high school with. After running into her again later that day, Berg is convinced it was fate and takes her number. Pete and Ashley run into each other in the line for the cinema and end up going on a sort of date together.
177 177 "Make Mine Tea" Michael Lembeck Pat Bullard March 7, 2001 177
Despite having made up with Irene, Berg still plans to meet up with Katie and arranges a clandestine rendezvous with her. Pete helps Sharon when she is sent to get incriminating photographs for a client at the law firm she works at.
178 178 "The Love Boat" Robby Benson Casey Johnson & David E. Windsor May 2, 2001 178
Berg tries to woo Irene so she'll take him back, Pete agrees to be Ashley's date at a hospital mixer where she wins a residency at Stanford in California, Sharon and Johnny spend their anniversary at the fire house when Johnny has to work.
179 179 "The Icewoman Cometh" Gail Mancuso Barry Wernick May 9, 2001 179
Pete has a near death experience and he believes that he and Ashley are meant to be together. Ashley has a dream about Pete so she goes to talk to him and they end up sleeping together. Berg wants to see if there can be anything between him and Katie and he discovers that she's been stalking him for eight years. Irene won't take Berg back because now she's seeing her mailman.
180 180 "Should I Stay or Should I Go?" Michael Lembeck Rick Wiener & Kenny Schwartz May 16, 2001 180
A jealous Berg tries to get Irene back but ends up screwing it up again, as he won't leave her alone and keeps on having conflicts with Roger, her new mailman-boyfriend. Pete tries to convince Ashley to stay by spending more time with her and making her a picnic in the park, but he gets stood up because Ashley doesn't want to get involved with Pete as she's moving, and it will end in heartache when she does leave. Johnny wants to spend more time with Sharon, so he helps Sharon serve a subpoena to a man who has a scary dog, and they spend the day together trying to get through the garden to his letter box.
181 181 "The Internet Show" Michael Lembeck Donald Beck & Vince Calandra May 16, 2001 181
Sharon thinks she may be pregnant and Ashley realises she could be too. She goes into denial, despite showing the symptoms but agrees to take a pregnancy test with Sharon. When Berg finds out from a news report that a glow in the dark condom he used was defective he thinks Irene could be pregnant. Not wanting to worry her, he tries to get a urine sample from her without telling her. Pete is still annoyed at Ashley for giving up on their relationship to go to Stanford.