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Title:
Everybody loves Raymond : our family album
Author:
Romano, Ray.
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Edition:
First Pocket Books trade paperback edition.
Publication Information:
New York : Pocket Books, [2004]

©2004
Physical Description:
176 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 28 cm
General Note:
"... produced by Melcher Media, Inc."--P. [4].

"Worldwide Pants."
Language:
English
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Added Uniform Title:
Everybody loves Raymond (Television program)
ISBN:
9780743496476
Format :
Book

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Summary

Summary

Everybody Loves Raymond is the most consistently funny program on television today -- and also one of the most widely watched and hihgly praised shows of all time. Now, Ray Romano and show creator Phil Rosenthal have made an official companion to the series. This insider's look at Raymond's world features a lively introduction by Ray and Phil, where they tell the stories of how they met, how Raymond came to be, and how the first episode was made. The next eight chapters follow the show season by season, with candid photography by Tom Caltabiano, one of the show's writers, who has informally documented the cast and crew from day one. Accompanying the photos is hilarious running commentary from Ray and Phil, as they describe memorable moments, fun facts, and tales from behind the scenes. Along the way, interviews with the cast reveal humorous and insightful anecdotes from Patricia Heaton, Doris Roberts, Peter Boyle, Brad Garrett, and Monica Horan. And the conversation with the show's award-winning writers show how their personal family dramas provide inspiration for the on-screen stories.


Author Notes

Ray Romano is a stand-up comedian and the star of Everybody Loves Raymond. In 2002, Romano won the Emmy for Best Actor in a Comedy Series, and he recently received his fifth consecutive nomination in the same category
Phil Rosenthal began his career as an actor before relocating to Los Angeles to pursue writing and directing. In 1996, he created the show Everybody Loves Raymond, based on the stand-up comedy of Ray Romano, and has been the show's executive producer for the past eight years
Tom Caltabiano is a stand-up comedian and has been a writer on Everybody Loves Raymond since its first season. He has taken over twenty thousand behind-the-scenes photos of the show
Norman Lear, an accomplished screenwriter, producer, and director


Table of Contents

Forewordp. 7
Introductionp. 8
Ray Before Raymondp. 12
Phil Before Raymondp. 13
Making the Pilotp. 14
Season 1

p. 17

Raymond Baronep. 22
Season 2

p. 25

Debra Baronep. 30
Real-Life Wivesp. 34
Season 3

p. 35

Robert Baronep. 38
Real-Life Brothersp. 44
Season 4

p. 45

Frank Baronep. 48
The Writers' Roomp. 58
Real-Life Fathersp. 64
Season 5

p. 65

Marie Baronep. 70
Real-Life Mothersp. 74
Season 6

p. 85

Amy McDougalp. 92
Season 7

p. 103

The Barone Childrenp. 120
Season 8

p. 121

One Week, One Episodep. 132
The Episodesp. 144
Awards & Honorsp. 174
Staff & Crewp. 176