Ep 21. The Shower
- April 28, 2003
- 22 min
In Everybody Loves Raymond season 7 episode 21, titled "The Shower," Ray's sister-in-law, Amy, is having a baby shower and Debra is in charge of organizing it. Debra goes all out to make sure the shower is perfect, even hiring a professional caterer and forcing Ray to help with the decorations. However, things take a turn when Ray's mother, Marie, arrives and begins to criticize everything Debra has done for the shower. Marie insists on taking over and ends up making some questionable decisions that put the entire party in jeopardy.
Meanwhile, Robert is struggling with the idea of being a father, and his wife, Amy, seems to be taking over their house with all the baby supplies. He confides in Ray, who gives him some advice on how to handle the situation. However, Ray's attempts to help just end up making things worse, and Robert finds himself feeling more overwhelmed than ever.
As the shower gets underway, tensions run high between Debra and Marie, and things come to a head when Marie's ideas for games and activities end up causing chaos. Ray tries to intervene and diffuse the situation, but his efforts only seem to make matters worse. Ultimately, it's up to Debra to take charge and save the day, showing Marie that she's capable of throwing a successful shower without any help.
"The Shower" is a classic episode of Everybody Loves Raymond that showcases the series' trademark blend of humor and heart. It's a great example of how the show was able to find humor in everyday situations, while still exploring the complexities of family relationships. Whether you're a longtime fan of the show or a newcomer, you're sure to enjoy this episode.