Monday, March 13th, 2006
Christine's 8-year-old son, Ritchie has been accepted into a posh private school where Christine encounters two snooty class moms, Marly and Lindsay, who can't seem to grasp the concept that Christine actually works. Her 20-something slacker brother, Matthew, lives with her, but in a pinch, also serves as Ritchie's babysitter. On the first day at Ritchie's new school, Christine is mortified to discover that her ex-husband, Richard, with whom she gets along even better than when they were married, is dating a young, nice, impossible-to-hate woman also named Christine? the "new" Christine.
Monday, March 13th, 2006
When Christine learns that Richard and "new" Christine are enjoying an intimate relationship, she becomes determined to make her own conquests. After several failed attempts to meet eligible men, she finally runs into a guy named Stan at the grocery store. Unbeknownst to Christine, Stan is a father at Ritchie's school who is known as "Sad Dad."
Monday, March 20th, 2006
s1e3: Open Water
When Christine learns that her close friends, Barb and Pete, are responsible for introducing Richard to his "new" Christine, she allows them to set her up on a blind date of her own. After a series of unsuccessful dates, she finds the possibility of love in the strangest of places. Meanwhile, Matthew takes Ritchie to swimming lessons.
Monday, March 27th, 2006
s1e4: One Toe Over the Line, Sweet Jesus
Richard learns from a gloating Matthew that Christine is out enjoying her fifth date with a new beau, Burton, so he does what any self-respecting ex-husband would do: he sabotages the happy couple's goodnight kiss and insults Burton with lawyer jokes. But when he tries to make it up to them by inviting Christine and Burton to dinner with him and "new" Christine, his best-laid plans go awry.
Monday, April 3rd, 2006
s1e5: I'll Show You Mine
After 10 dates, Christine faces a critical moment in her relationship with Burton. Will she or won't she? Let him in the house, that is, to meet her son, Ritchie. She eventually relents, only to be thrown for a loop later.
Monday, April 10th, 2006
s1e6: The Other F Word
Concerned about the uniformity of Ritchie's schoolmates, Christine takes it upon herself to help diversify the student body at his private school.
Monday, April 17th, 2006
s1e7: Long Days Journey Into Stan
Following Christine's breakup with Burton, everyone expects Christine to fall apart emotionally, but she insists she is fine and looking forward to spending time with her best friend: "me." But after being humiliated while dining out alone, Christine realizes she really did care for Burton, which drives her even crazier.
Monday, April 24th, 2006
s1e8: Teach Your Children Well
Christine feels pressured to throw an extravagant party for Ritchie's 9th birthday, his first involving other children from his new private school. Recoiling from sticker shock after meeting with a ritzy event planner, Christine decides to have an arts and crafts party at her home, with mixed results.
Monday, May 1st, 2006
s1e9: Ritchie Has Two Mommies
Christine tries not to have a meltdown when her ex-husband, Richard, brings his "new" Christine with him to pick up Ritchie and take him to breakfast so that they can get to know one another. By day's end, Christine tries to pull herself together to make a good impression at parents' night at Ritchie's school, but is caught off guard when "new" Christine shows up as well.
Monday, May 8th, 2006
s1e10: No Fault Divorce
Christine's former marriage counselor comes into the gym, leading to some awkward moments between the two women. When Christine mentions this to Richard, his cryptic reaction leads her to question whether it was in the counselor's best interest to encourage their divorce. Meanwhile, Matthew finds Christine's wedding video in a box of old photo albums, and Christine takes a trip down memory lane.
Monday, May 15th, 2006
s1e11: Exile on Lame Street
Christine objects when Richard and "new" Christine want to take Ritchie to a Rolling Stones concert. Fearing that Ritchie is too young to be exposed to sex, drugs and rock and roll vices on display at a Rolling Stones concert, Christine initially forbids it. Eventually, she relents but immediately regrets her decision and, in a panic, goes to the venue with Matthew to see if she can sneak into the concert in order to keep tabs on Ritchie.
Monday, May 22nd, 2006
s1e12: Some of my Best Friends Are Portuguese
Shut out once again by the cliquey, judgmental moms at Ritchie's school, Christine runs into a down-to-earth working woman, Belinda, who invites her over for a drink after work. Belinda's job, however, isn't quite the type of position Christine expected her to hold, which throws yet another wrinkle in her attempt to fit in with the other school parents.
Monday, May 22nd, 2006
s1e13: A Fair to Remember (1)
Christine volunteers to help out at Ritchie's spring carnival and while there, she runs into the mean moms -- Marly and Lindsay -- who are clucking over the attractive father of a new student at Westbridge. Christine is excited to learn that the hot dad is her ex-boyfriend, Burton, but her hopes of re-igniting their romance are shot down when she learns Burton has a new girlfriend.
Monday, September 18th, 2006
s2e1: The Passion of the Christine (2)
Since "New" Christine broke up with Richard, he's been spending a lot of time at her house, leading Ritchie to believe that his parents are back together. When Christine tells Richard that Ritchie told this to his new teacher, Mr. Harris, Richard suggests that they give their relationship another try.
Monday, September 25th, 2006
s2e2: The Answer is Maybe (1)
Richard tells Christine that the reason he has good luck with women is that he "says yes to life." When Christine meets a good-looking man after paying a surprise visit to New Christine, she decides to break out of her mold and says yes when he asks her out to dinner.
Monday, October 2nd, 2006
s2e3: Come to Papa Jeff (2)
Christine is stunned to find out the man she's seeing, New Christine's father, is also a grandfather.
Monday, October 9th, 2006
s2e4: Oh God, Yes
Ritchie goes to church with Richard and new Christine without consulting his mother first, leaving old Christine to explain and explore her aversion to organized religion.
Monday, October 16th, 2006
s2e5: Separation Anxiety
Barb moves in with Christine after deciding to divorce her husband. This forces Matthew into Ritchie's room, where he discovers his nephew has some odd habits.
Monday, October 23rd, 2006
s2e6: The Champ
Christine runs into Stan again and is unable to resist him, despite her best efforts. She asks Matthew to help keep Stan away from her, but her brother is having attraction issues of his own--his latest girlfriend refuses to leave.
Monday, November 6th, 2006
s2e7: Playdate with Destiny
Christine's attraction to Ritchie's teacher causes a scene at a school fund-raiser--especially after she wins a playdate with the man.
Monday, November 13th, 2006
s2e8: Women 'n Tuition
Christine makes sacrifices so she can pay for Ritchie's school tuition.
Monday, November 20th, 2006
s2e9: Mission: Impossible
After Richie begins showing more interest in spending time with Richard and then does a bad job on his school homework project, Christine contemplates bailing Richie out in an attempt to win him over again.
Monday, November 27th, 2006
s2e10: What About Barb?
Christine has trouble working with Barb at the gym and feels pressure at home to find a nanny for Ritchie when Richard is unavailable to care for him due to a trip with New Christine.
Monday, December 11th, 2006
When Christine's environmentally-friendly hybrid car and Marly's gas-guzzling monster SUV hit one another, it becomes a bigger dispute than simply who hit whom. While her car is in the shop, Christine is forced to go against her principles and rent a luxury SUV when no other car is available.
Monday, January 8th, 2007
s2e12: Ritchie Scores
Richard want Ritchie to learn the value of competition and male bonding, and signs him up for soccer. Christine disagrees, but then has her own competitive urges when fighting with Richard for attention from Mr. Harris.
Monday, January 15th, 2007
s2e13: Endless Shrimp, Endless Night
Christine can't help but meddle in Matthew's love life when she meets his ex-girlfriend at a party. Meanwhile, Richard hopes to get Ritchie enthused about his contracting job.
Monday, January 22nd, 2007
s2e14: Let Him Eat Cake
Jealous that New Christine benefits from all the positive qualities she instilled in Richard during their marriage, Christine spites her by revealing to Richard that she gave New Christine the idea for the birthday gift she gave him.
Monday, March 12th, 2007
s2e15: Sleepless in Mar Vista
Christine finds out her new sleep medication caused her to embarrass herself over the phone.
Monday, March 12th, 2007
s2e16: Undercover Brother
Christine finds out Richard's brother is gay, but not until after sleeping with him.
Monday, March 19th, 2007
s2e17: Strange Bedfellows
Christine vows to become more aware of politics when Richard scolds her about her indifference towards an upcoming election setting a bad example for Ritchie.
Monday, April 9th, 2007
s2e18: The Real Thing
Trying to send an e-mail to Barb about Mr. Harris, Christine ends up sending it to all the parents from school, nearly costing him his job.
Monday, April 16th, 2007
s2e19: Faith Off
When Christine learns that Richard has been hired to remodel "meanie mom" Lindsay's bathroom, she can't help but intervene to make sure he doesn't screw up the job and risk their reputation at Ritchie's school. Additionally, she and Richard are at odds over which of them gets to be the one to give Ritchie the sex talk.
Monday, April 23rd, 2007
s2e20: My Big Fat Sober Wedding
The stresses of going to a wedding with Richard and Barb are multiplied by Christine's agreeing to be designated driver, depriving her of some much-needed alcohol.
Monday, April 30th, 2007
On their way to Ritchie's desert camping trip, Christine, Richard, Matthew, and Barb stay at a seedy motel and get on each others' nerves.
Monday, May 7th, 2007
Christine realizes that one reckless evening may have jeopardized her chance to begin dating Mr. Harris.
Monday, February 4th, 2008
s3e1: The Big Bang
Christine and Mr. Harris try to establish a relationship before having sex, but Barb gives her pause. Matthew is horrified when he sees his med school cadaver was a neighbor.
Monday, February 11th, 2008
s3e2: Beauty is Only Spanx Deep
Insecurity over a waitress flirting with Daniel sends Christine to a plastic surgeon's office.
Monday, February 18th, 2008
Roles reverse when Christine's dubbed a "meanie mom" by a father at Ritchie's school who finds Marly and Lindsay to be to his liking.
Monday, February 25th, 2008
Ritchie's soccer match leaves Christine running late for an event she's supposed to be attending with Mr. Harris.
Monday, March 3rd, 2008
s3e5: Between a Rock and a Hard Place
Christine tries to get over breaking up with Daniel. Matthew learns the source of his intimacy issues is not his mother, but Christine.
Monday, March 10th, 2008
s3e6: The New Adventures of Old Christine
Christine hesitantly allows New Christine to arrange a blind date for her and finds her intuition against the idea was spot on.
Monday, March 10th, 2008
Christine finds herself forced to feign happiness when she covets the house Richard and New Christine have purchased.
Monday, March 17th, 2008
s3e8: Burning Down the House (1)
Christine hopes acting a bit more wild will stop Barb thinking she's uncool.
Monday, March 24th, 2008
s3e9: The Happy Couple (2)
Christine tries to forbid Barb and Matthew from letting a night of passion bloom into a full-blown relationship.
Monday, March 31st, 2008
s3e10: One and a Half Men
Christine tries to control her hormones when her gynecologist says she may be entering perimenopause.
Wednesday, September 24th, 2008
s4e1: A Decent Proposal
Christine offers to marry Barb to help her stave off deportation. Meanwhile, Richard looks to pop the question to New Christine.
Wednesday, October 1st, 2008
s4e2: How I Hate Your Mother
Richard begs Christine for the return of her old wedding ring which was an heirloom from his mother, in hopes of giving it to new Christine when he proposes.
Wednesday, October 8th, 2008
s4e3: White Like Me
Barb's profile in a business journal brings in new clientele.
Wednesday, October 15th, 2008
s4e4: Snakes on a Date
Christine has been burning the candle at both ends -- working hard and trying to be a good mom. Ritchie decides he wants to join the reptile club at school and tells Christine all she needs to do is get the permission slip in on time. When Christine realizes that she's forgotten yet again, she asks the Reptile Guy (Jeffrey Tambor) to make an exception. He says the only way he'll consider is if Christine will go on a date with him. As creepy as he is, Christine is determined not to let Ritchie down, and so she complies.
Wednesday, October 22nd, 2008
s4e5: Everyone Says I Love You Except Ritchie
Christine is distraught when Ritchie stops saying "I love you" to her. When she reveals her distress to Matthew, she also admits that she's been sleeping in Ritchie's room every night. Matthew tells her that if she's not careful, Ritchie will end up like him -- he can't go to sleep without talking to their mother. They spend the night helping each other break these habits.
Wednesday, October 29th, 2008
s4e6: Tie Me Up, Don't Tie Me Down
Christine and Barb prepare for a casual, non-relationship-seeking double date with two guys they meet at a video store, but jealousy arises when only one of them gets asked out for a second date.
Wednesday, November 5th, 2008
s4e7: So You Think You Can Date
Christine and Richard have a dinner date with her new boyfriend, Patrick, (Tim DeKay a.k.a. Bizarro Jerry on "Seinfeld") returns as her date.
Wednesday, November 12th, 2008
s4e8: Self-Esteem Tempura
A talent scout caught Ritchie's great school performance and he liked what he saw and offered him a audition to do a TV commercial, much to a thrilled Christine, but Richard won't approve of it and refuses to like him go.
Wednesday, November 19th, 2008
s4e9: Rage Against the Christine
Christine thinks she has the perfect boyfriend, until he has a 'bizarre' reaction to her competitiveness after losing to her at tennis.
Wednesday, November 26th, 2008
s4e10: Guess Who's Not Coming to Dinner?
Over a Thanksgiving visit, the discovery of a shared secret gives Christine a way to negate one of her mother's criticisms.
Wednesday, December 10th, 2008
s4e11: Unidentified Funk
The parent company of Christine and Barb's gym franchise comes for an inspection and discovers that they have broken a contractual clause, risking the entire business. New Christine wants Richard to get a vasectomy.
Wednesday, December 17th, 2008
s4e12: Happy Endings
The girls change their building into a spa after learning that they can't get a loan to keep their gym afloat.
Wednesday, January 14th, 2009
s4e13: Notes on a 7th Grade Scandal
Christine tries to make a good impression at the Parents Orientation. However, her behavior is anything but good when she recognizes one of the fathers as the boy she knew in junior high.
Wednesday, January 21st, 2009
s4e14: What Happens in Vegas is Disgusting in Vegas
New Christine loosens up during a bachelorette party Christine and Barb throw in Vegas.
Wednesday, February 11th, 2009
s4e15: Reckless Abandonment
With Barb and Mathew moving out and Ritchie leaving for science camp, Christine wants to prove she can take care of herself.
Wednesday, February 18th, 2009
s4e16: Honey, I Ran Over the Kid
After Ritchie hurts himself at a skateboarding party, Christine accuses Richard of bad parenting, and they begin competing to prove each other wrong. Matthew gets involved in a rebound relationship.
Wednesday, March 11th, 2009
s4e17: Too Close for Christine
At first Christine is impressed when another mother considers her a "rock," but soon finds it's exhausting being responsible.
Wednesday, March 18th, 2009
s4e18: A Change of Heart/Pants
Christine and Richard help Marly and Lindsay through labor, bring back memories of Ritchie's birth which, in turn, brings back feelings for one another.
Wednesday, April 8th, 2009
After the mothers at Ritchie's private school continue to take cheap shots at Christine, Christine decides to enroll him in public school.
Wednesday, May 6th, 2009
s4e20: He Ain't Heavy
Mathew gets assistance in losing weight from fitness 'expert' Christine, but she soon realizes she can't shed off a few pounds herself.
Wednesday, May 13th, 2009
s4e21: The Old Maid of Honor
Hoping to show she's fine with Richard and New Christine's wedding, Christine feigns being in love with Todd Watski?a ruse that proves difficult to pull off when he acts boorishly at the rehearsal dinner. Meanwhile, Matthew has an encounter with New Christine's sister, Amy.
Wednesday, May 20th, 2009
s4e22: Love: A Cautionary Tale
Christine finds out a secret about Jeff after they rekindle feelings for each other at Richard and New Christine's wedding. Matthew continues to date Amy, and Barb meets a possible love interest.
Wednesday, September 23rd, 2009
s5e1: Bahamian Rhapsody
Christine and Matthew fly to the Bahamas to get Barb an illegal visa after she was arrested by immigration during Richard and New Christine's wedding ceremony.
Wednesday, September 30th, 2009
s5e2: Burning Love
A trip with Barb to retrieve some of Richard's things sees Matthew worry that New Christine isn't letting out her feelings over the wedding fiasco. Meanwhile, Christine and Richard meet up with some of their friends from college and are shocked to see how badly they've aged.
Wednesday, October 7th, 2009
s5e3: The Mole
Old Christine finds a suspicious mole on her left breast, and overreacts, thinking shes dying. Meanwhile, Richard tries to negotiate with New Christine regarding their house.
Wednesday, October 14th, 2009
s5e4: For Love or Money
An aggressive divorce attorney is hired by Christine after being convinced that Barb owes her alimony.
Wednesday, October 21st, 2009
s5e5: Dr. Little Man
Christine starts seeing a therapist who's Matthew's mentor, but they are both confused on whether they want to have a professional or romantic relationship. Richard and New Christine have trouble adapting to living under the same roof.
Wednesday, November 4th, 2009
s5e6: The Curious Case of Britney B.
When Ritchie is asked to a dance by the most popular girl in school, Christine believes that she is popular by association and has finally surpassed the Meanie Moms. Meanwhile, Matthew and Richard find an apartment that they want to rent together. Unfortunately, they will have to find a way to evict an old lady that lives there before they can move in.
Wednesday, November 11th, 2009
Max decides it's time to tell Christine that she quits anything that gets too hard for her, which includes relationships, and he points out that is the reason he chose to be her therapist rather than her boyfriend.
Wednesday, November 18th, 2009
s5e8: Love Means Never Having to Say You're Crazy
Christine has set up a date between Richard and a gorgeous, passionate woman who works out at her gym, while Tom (Richard's friend) continues trying to woo Chrisine.
Wednesday, November 25th, 2009
s5e9: I Love Woo, I Hate You
Barb, afraid that a marriage proposal is iminent, asks Christine to run interference on her next date with Dave; Richard realizes he must try to woo New Christine if he wants her back.
Wednesday, December 9th, 2009
s5e10: Old Christine Meets Young Frankenstein
Christine discovers that Ritchie has become a bully at school and attempts to change his behaviour by changing her own ways.
Wednesday, December 16th, 2009
s5e11: It's Beginning to Stink a Lot Like Christmas
Christine learns a juicy neighborhood secret when reluctantly attending the Christmas block party.
Wednesday, January 13th, 2010
s5e12: A Whale of a Tale
Christine tells her therapist, Max, that she is in love with him, but his reaction is not quite what she is expecting.
Wednesday, January 20th, 2010
s5e13: Truth or Dare
Mr. Harris returns just as Christine starts falling in love with Max.
Wednesday, February 10th, 2010
s5e14: A Family Unfair
Christine asks Richard to have a baby with her after becoming envious of Richard and New Christine's happiness in planning for theirs.
Wednesday, March 3rd, 2010
s5e15: Sweet Charity
When the gym suddenly begins to become profitable, Christine and Barb find themselves coming into a lot of money. Barb decides to give to charity, and Christine must make the tough decision between splurging on a designer dress or following Barb's lead.
Wednesday, March 10th, 2010
s5e16: Subway, Somehow
In an attempt to teach Ritchie's class some street smarts, Christine encourages the school administration to let them take the subway on a field trip, but she ends up being stranded at the station when the trains leaves without her.
Wednesday, April 7th, 2010
s5e17: Up In The Airport
Christine realizes that Ritchie has never been on a real family vacation, so she plans a trip to Florida, with disastrous results.
Wednesday, April 14th, 2010
s5e18: Revenge Makeover
Richard is secretly planning an impromptu wedding for him and New Christine, so to help him out, Christine drags a very cranky and pregnant New Christine to a fancy salon while he puts the plan together.
Wednesday, April 21st, 2010
s5e19: I Love What You Do For Me
When Christine is told that her five-year car lease is up, she realizes that her life hasn't evolved during that time the way she'd hoped and decides to make some major life changes, with a little help from her boyfriend, Max. Meanwhile, Matthew seeks a roommate to replace Richard.
Wednesday, May 5th, 2010
Christine mistakes a good looking cop for a stripper, who alerts her that there is a prowler in the neighborhood. In order to feel more secure, Christine asks Matthew to stay over. Meanwhile, New Christine goes into labor, with the sole goal of avoiding having the baby arrive on Old Christine's birthday.
Wednesday, May 12th, 2010
s5e21: Get Smarter
When Christine has Matthew and Barb throw her a "surprise" engagement party so she can get to know Max's friends, she begins to feel intellectually inferior to one particular guest, driving her to make a "surprising" decision.
s0e1: Season 1 - Gag Reel
s0e2: Season 1 - Deleted Scenes
s0e3: Season 1 - The Real Christine
s0e4: Season 2 - Deleted Scenes
s0e5: Season 2 - Gag Reel
s0e6: Season 2 - More Deleted Scenes