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did Doug and Carrie meet? The King of Queens. It was a rough episode and Doug and Carrie did not get along. I'm surprised that they. Carrie Spooner Heffernan is a fictional character on the American sitcom The King of Queens. After difficult teenage years, Carrie met her future husband Doug Heffernan at a In the episode "Ice Cubed", Carrie tries to make things right with an employee at a store after she accidentally gives her a free iPod and gets fired. Below is a complete The King of Queens episode list that spans the show's entire TV run. Photos from the individual The 2. The characters - Doug, Carrie, Arthur, Deacon, Spence, Danny When Arthur meets Doug's aunt, he falls for more.
He tells a lot of questionable stories of what he claims he has been through in his past. Arthur regularly causes chaos in the Heffernan household and gets on Doug's and Carrie's nerves. And, although he and Doug have a bitter rivalry in some episodes, he still approves of Doug, regardless.
They sometimes have trouble finding time alone because Arthur tends to get in the way.
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Arthur also tries to cause trouble with Doug's friends. He especially bullies Spence but also unsuccessfully tries it on Deacon, who often refers to him as "the old man". Towering in height and athletic, Deacon is a year and a few weeks younger than Doug, but the more mature of the two, in addition to being the classic "family man".
Deacon and his wife Kelly have two sons, named Major and Kirby. He is often seen hanging out with Doug, whether it is on their lunch break, over the weekend, or for a family gathering. Although he often experiences relationship problems, Deacon always has time to relax and have fun.
He will often help Doug plan elaborate schemes to fool Carrie, but he rarely likes to get involved in the scheme himself. John's University in Queens, where he received two bachelor's degrees, one in art history and one in music. He also volunteers as a big brother. Spencer "Spence" Olchin played by Patton Oswalt is another friend of Doug's and the nerd of the group.
He tends to be paranoid with fragile health and takes an interest in science fiction, fantasy movies, and comic book conventions—interests that his friends do not share. Spence's birthday is February He is of Albanian heritage, and works as a subway token booth clerk.
He moved to the New York area from rural West Virginia.
In one episode, he is a "house boy" for Deacon and Kelly. His character is based largely on the actor who plays him, Patton Oswalt. Spence demonstrates intelligence and competence in a variety of pursuits, but he is haunted by his family history, his intimidating and troubled mother, and his inability to protect himself.
In the season eight episode "Hartford Wailer", Spence is said to be from Ottawa but it appears that he had only said that to Huey Lewis as a way to impress him. He has a Pug named Alan. In the series' penultimate episode, "Single Spaced", Spence shows interest in romancing Carrie when it appears she and Doug will divorce.
He was quietly written out of the show in season three so Romano could work on another sitcom Kristin. During that season, he only appeared in one episode, called "Paint Misbehavin". He mostly addressed Doug as "Moose". Richie was known as the ladies' man among Doug's friends, even admitting to sleeping with Doug's sister. Richie is an FDNY firefighter.
He is also somewhat of a con artist. His last appearance on the show was in the episode "Paint Misbehavin'", in which he has sex offscreen with Doug's sister Stephanie Ricki Lake and afterwards she promises to call him, although she has no intention to. He was also briefly seen in a few clips during the flashback montage at the end of the series finale. In the show's early seasons Doug has a negative view of Danny bordering on hate due to the latter's overeagerness to spend time with the former, but at the end of "S'no Job", they become friends and co-workers and regularly hang out along with Deacon and Spence.
Danny even becomes Spence's roommate in a small apartment. The two fight like a married couple, and many of the jokes revolve around what looks to their friends like a romantic relationship. At one point, they legally marry in order to get a free TV from a sales pitch for which only married couples are eligible. Danny also used to own a pizza place, and he is divorced from a woman named Eva. He once had the nickname "Stumpy", which was given to him by Doug. Gary Valentine and Kevin James are brothers in real life.
They both created last names for acting. Valentine is their father's middle name. Holly Shumpert seasons 3—9; played by Nicole Sullivan is a polite, yet timid dog-walker who along with the Heffernans lives in Queens, where she was hired by Doug and Carrie to walk Arthur. She is often seen arriving at the Heffernan house to pick up Arthur but is also a family friend of the Heffernans.
She is often viewed as strange because of her habits, the men she dates and her habit of overdrinking, to which she openly confesses. Holly is a gentle soul, especially as she puts up with Arthur's antics, and is kind to Carrie despite the fact that Carrie often mistreats her.
Holly was written out of the series at the beginning of season eight, but she later returned, pregnant, for one last appearance in the series finale " China Syndrome ". Sullivan appeared as a different character in the season 3 episode "Pregnant Pause".
Sara Spooner season 1; played by Lisa Rieffel is Carrie's younger half-sister, an irresponsible aspiring actress. She appears in only five of the first six episodes. She was only mentioned one other time although not by name in episode 52 "Roast Chicken" by Doug as an excuse to his boss to get out of performing a roast.
After the show became more popular, Kevin James was asked to explain what happened to Sara during an interview. According to James, the producers could not think of any storylines to develop Rieffel's character, so she was discontinued.
During the pilot she was on camera for roughly half the episode. However, in the other episodes in which she was included, her character did not have much to say or do.
Subsequent dialogue suggests that Sara Spooner never existed, and that Carrie is an only child. She has two children with Deacon. Kelly and Deacon experience some serious relationship problems, much more serious than the petty arguments between Doug and Carrie. On one occasion, Deacon mentions being hit in the head with a frying pan. At the end of the series, the couple decide to adopt after struggling to conceive a child, having miscarried earlier in the series.
In the series finale " China Syndrome ", Doug and Carrie decide to split up but eventually reunite after adopting a Chinese baby girl.
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The same day, Carrie discovers she is pregnant. She is a paralegal and works at a variety of firms throughout the show before leaving to pursue a similar line of work at a real estate company. Carrie was accepted to Florida State University but her father never told her. She starts to resent him when she found out but when she thought he died after having a heart surgery her heart melted.
Although she is a compassionate person, who does have guilt, she can seem selfish. In the episode "Ice Cubed", Carrie tries to make things right with an employee at a store after she accidentally gives her a free iPod and gets fired. However, in a later episode, she takes advantage to become friends with Doug's ex-girlfriend who he mistreated by tricking her into sleeping with him.
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The show was originally created around the character of Doug Heffernan after Kevin James' successful guest appearances on popular sitcom Everybody Loves Raymond.