About a couple who decided to marry for rather untraditional reasons. Stacey couldn't find a decent apartment she could afford and Ned's apartment was everything she dreamed of. Ned needed a wife to be eligible for a promotion at his "family-values" oriented workplace. Can such a marriage work?
Ned and Stacey Season 1 (1995-1996)
|1x01 Ned and Stacey |
Stacey Colbert, a young freelance writer who has worked for the "Village Voice", runs into Ned Dorsey by chance at a restaurant bar. Ned is a successful advertising account executive ...
|Sep. 11, 1995|
|1x02 Portrait of a Marriage |
The morning after their first night "together", Stacey is up before Ned waiting for him to arise, anxious to make sure they "communicate" even if their marriage is a sham. But Ned doesn't ...
|Sep. 18, 1995|
|1x03 Take My Wife, Please |
Amanda and Eric enter their regular restaurant, followed by Ned and Stacey, arguing as usual. Stacey bumps into an Englishman and is charmed by him immediately. At the table, Ned encourages ...
|Sep. 25, 1995|
|1x04 Cover Story |
Ned is angry at Stacey for coming home late and she's fuming too - her hard-hitting expose piece for the Soho news didn't make the cover and was edited down to one sentence. Ned pushes ...
|Oct. 02, 1995|
|1x05 Model Husband |
Ned and Stacey are having dinner at the Moyer's house. Ned has tickets to see the Knicks, but Amanda tells Eric he can't go, that he has to watch their son Howard that night. Ned argues ...
|Oct. 09, 1995|
|1x06 Saul and Ellen and Ned and Stacey |
The Dorseys and the Colberts are on their way to see Stacey and Amanda's parents, something the women are not looking forward to. They wonder just who arranged this outing anyway, and ...
|Oct. 16, 1995|
|1x07 Here's to You, Mrs. Binder |
At a birthday party for Stacey and Amanda's father, Ned meets the recently widowed Lucy Binder, the best friend of the girls' mother. The sisters aren't too crazy about Mrs. Binder ...
|Oct. 23, 1995|
|1x08 Halloween Story |
A depressed Stacey would rather play couch potato than go to the Halloween party, as she grudgingly gives out produce and toiletry items to trick-or-treaters while stuffing herself ...
|Oct. 30, 1995|
|1x09 Reality Check |
At a birthday dinner for Amanda at the gang's regular restaurant, Stacey's credit cards are all overdrawn when she tries to pay. Eric offers to pick up the check, but Stacey says no, ...
|Nov. 13, 1995|
|1x10 Thanksgiving Day Massacre |
For once, things seem to be going well during a Colbert holiday gathering. Ned is cooking Thanksgiving dinner and is determined to have everything just perfect. But it all begins to ...
|Nov. 20, 1995|
|1x11 Sleepless in Manhattan |
Stacey somehow convinces Ned to come shopping with her for a new bed, a task that takes them all over the city with no purchase in sight. Finally Stacey sees the perfect bed - but the ...
|Dec. 04, 1995|
|1x12 Threesome |
At a restaurant Amanda runs into an old acquaintance, Sam, who she introduces to Ned and Stacey. The couple hits it off with Sam and both make dates with him. Stacey is romantically ...
|Dec. 11, 1995|
|1x13 Accountus Interruptus |
Ned pitches ideas to sexy CEO Jordan Haswell, who makes it clear after the meeting that sex will seal the deal, a prospect which Ned finds to his liking. Later at a party at Ned's, ...
|Dec. 18, 1995|
|1x14 New Year's Eve |
Ned and Stacey are particularly irritated with each other this New Year's Eve, so Stacey is happy to accept a last-minute date from one of a pair of brothers she once met on vacation. ...
|Jan. 01, 1996|
|1x15 Paranoia on the 47th Floor |
Ned is worried about a hotshot young executive the company has hired, especially when Clay reminds Pat Kirkland about the company's mandatory vacation policy, which Ned hasn't been ...
|Jan. 08, 1996|
|1x16 A Tender Trap |
Stacey engineers an "accidental" meeting with Megan Foster, whose contacts in the publishing world could help get her a staff job at a magazine. But Megan turns out to be much more ...
|Jan. 15, 1996|
|1x17 Promotional Rescue |
When a department head's job becomes open at the ad agency, Amanda encourages Eric to pursue it aggressively, but Eric has his usual laid back attitude. Amanda asks Ned to put in a ...
|Jan. 22, 1996|
|1x18 Friends and Lovers |
Stacey and Amanda bump into Janine, an old schoolmate of Stacey's who she still resents for stealing her boyfriend and the lead in the school production of West Side Story. Right away ...
|Feb. 12, 1996|
|1x19 The Gay Caballeros |
Ned enjoys a good relationship with his client, gay fashion designer Brent Barrow, who invites the Dorseys and the Moyers to his restaurant and takes Stacey and Amanda shopping at his ...
|Feb. 19, 1996|
|1x20 Gut Feeling |
Ned keeps ignoring chest pains despite everyone's warnings. Even when he finally sees a doctor, he totally rejects the idea that he needs surgery on his gall bladder. While performing ...
|Feb. 26, 1996|
|1x21 Pals |
Ned is working with Bobby Van Lowe, a smart-aleck "brat pack" type actor (from the hit sitcom "Pals") who goofs his way though a series of public service announcements. Amanda jumps ...
|Mar. 04, 1996|
|1x22 It Happened One Night |
Feeling ill and irritated with her sister's complaining about her marriage to Ned, Amanda lashes out at Stacey, telling her she's responsible for her situation and that if she really ...
|Mar. 11, 1996|
|1x23 You Bet Your Wife |
Stacey is leaving for the movies as Peter is arriving for Ned's poker game and there is a spark of attraction during their brief meeting. At the poker table Ned and Peter are involved ...
|Mar. 18, 1996|
|1x24 The End? (1) |
After yet another bad date, Stacey complains about the paucity of good men available for someone like her. Ned scoffs at this, saying she's the problem and that he could easily find ...
|Apr. 01, 1996|
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