September 1, 1994 12:00 am
Gina searches for the missing Martin. But a canceled check leads her and the gang to find him. Martin has joined a cult.
September 8, 1994 12:00 am
Martin escapes from the Monastary after learning that the cult leader is a sado-masochist psycho who is just after his body, and returns to Detroit. But once home, he discovers that Gina has completely redecorated his apartment in his absence. He also discovers that Gina has new plans for their relationship.
September 15, 1994 12:00 am
Martin goes looking for a good job, but his pride won't let him take just any job. He has his reputation to maintain. As the bills begin to pile up, and he begins to get more desperate for work, he lands a series of low-paying, part-time positions.
September 22, 1994 12:00 am
Martin auditions for a television job, but finds out he must have an audition tape of himself doing a TV show. So he hurriedly gets the gang together and hires audience members to put on a quick show. But his antics during the taping wind up alienating him from everyone. In the end, he is offered an associate producer's job and must bring in donuts for the staff every morning.
September 29, 1994 12:00 am
Martin feels his and Gina's relationship is becoming more strained. To remedy this he tries to spend more time with her. But she has a big presentation to do and needs to be alone to work. Martin then convinces Pam to get Gina over to his apartment that night. Martin thinks Gina is not coming, then she comes in the apartment while he is not looking. They sing Fire and Desire together.
October 6, 1994 12:00 am
After the host of the show Word On The Street, is arrested and dragged off the set right before airtime, Martin is pressed into service as a last-minute fill-in. And after his advice on the show brings an arguing couple back together, Martin begins referring to himself as the Love Doctor, and begins handing out relationship advice to everyone he meets. Little does he know though, that his advice to Tommy would pay such high dividents for Tommy and Pam, yet leave his shocked and speechless.
October 20, 1994 12:00 am
Martin and Gina finally decide to move in together. However, the apartment gets rather crowded when all of Gina's belongings get there. The two clash on what to keep, and they end up with two of everything. In the end they compromise on what to keep and what to give away to charity. Meanwhile, Pam and Tommy are glad Gina has moved out of her old apartment, so they can have a chance to ""do things"" once she is gone.
November 3, 1994 12:00 am
Martin is excited when Gina's mother, his future mother-in-law comes to visit them. This is his opportunity to impress Gina's mom and get to know her better. But things go awry when a young boy shows up, claiming to be Martin's long lost son. Now he must confront Gina and her mom with the news, and take on some new and unexpected responsibilities.
November 10, 1994 12:00 am
Martin wins the Michigan State lottery. He celebrates by going out and buying tons of expensive luxury items and gives money away to his friends, BEFORE picking up his lottery money. But when he does, he finds out that the winning ticket is a tie, and must be split - thousands of ways!
November 17, 1994 12:00 am
Martin and Gina attempt to discover information about Tommy's mysterious job. Nobody knows what Tommy does for a living, and when asked direct questions about his occupation, Tommy gives evasive answers, and questionable body-language. So they decide to go undercover and stake him out, only to discover him on the runway at an uptown strip club! Could this be what Tommy does for a living?
November 24, 1994 12:00 am
Thanksgiving dinner ends up a battle of the sexes when the gang holds a contest to see which gender cooks the best Thanksgiving feast. It only takes a short time for the guys to realize they are over matched, so they resort to some sneaky tactics to win the contest.
December 8, 1994 12:00 am
Gina and Martin agree to save money. But then Gina is forced to secretly make a withdrawal from their bank account in order to pay a parking ticket. Martin finds out about the secret withdrawal, and gets even by going on a wild shopping spree.
December 15, 1994 12:00 am
A deranged man who is distraught over losing his job and his woman, takes over the TV station during Martin's show, with a bomb strapped to his body.
January 5, 1995 12:00 am
Martin's new TV show is doing well, and they are being prepped for nation-wide broadcast, but the show needs an overhaul in order to have wider audience appeal. Gina's company is hired by Martin's production company to recommend some changes to the show. Martin is distressed over the changes Gina recommends, and Gina ends up regretting it too, because Martin's personality begins to change as well.
January 19, 1995 12:00 am
Gina and Pam put their best feet forward to be accepted into an exclusive women's club, but their plans of impressing the women are jeopardized when Sheneneh and Laquita show up and turn their dreams into a nightmare.
February 2, 1995 12:00 am
Martin becomes angry when his landlord, Mr. Lopez, increases his rent by 5%. As a result, Martin refuses to pay the rent which leads Mr. Lopez to send him an eviction notice, and also cut off the heat during a terrible blizzard. As Martin and the gang suffer through the weather together, Martin attempts to settle his dispute with Mr. Lopez but discovers the landlord in a compromising situation with another tenant's wife. Martin informs Mr. Lopez that he will keep quiet only if Mr. Lopez reduces the rent and turns the heat back on.
February 9, 1995 12:00 am
After an argument about whether or not to invite their ex-lovers to the wedding, Martin and Gina decide to arrange a test to prove which one of them would be the most jealous of the other's ex. They decide to go out to dinner with Gina's ex, Derrick, and Martin's ex, Tanya. Meanwhile, Pam decides that she and Tommy should not see so much of each other, so that when they do see each, it would be ""HOT"".
February 16, 1995 12:00 am
Musical guest: Outkast
February 23, 1995 12:00 am
Martin must choose between Tommy or Cole to decide who will be the best man at his wedding. They both want to be the one chosen, so they bribe Martin with gifts to influence his decision. Meanwhile, Gina and Pam search for a bridesmaid dress.
March 9, 1995 12:00 am
Marting finds out from the D.A. that a criminal (named ""Mad Dog No Good"") that Martin helped put away, is getting out of jail on parole. The criminal has been watching Martin on his T.V. show, and calls Martin live-on-the-air and tells him he's getting out and wants to meet with him face-to-face. Martin tries to get encouragement from all his friends, but when they find out that Mad Dog No Good is coming to get him, they all desert him and run.
March 23, 1995 12:00 am
Gina's mother hires a high class wedding planner who promises to arrange the day of Gina's dreams. But Martin wants to seek out a more economical (cheaper) alternative. So he hires his own personal consultant -- Hustle Man.
April 6, 1995 12:00 am
Martin and Gina bite off more than they can chew when they invest all their money in a restaurant, (named Martin's Meatloaf & Waffles), that becomes more popular than they anticipated. The problem is that neither one of them knows how to run a restaurant or manage the finances, AND they take on Stan as a partner, which leads to lots of hilarious situations along the way.
April 13, 1995 12:00 am
Gina's conceited college friend comes to town. She's so offensive that Martin and Pam call a truce in their never ending fights and team up to expose her lurid past. Later, Martin invites Monique to appear on his tv talk show, and he exposes her to all of Detroit.
April 27, 1995 12:00 am
Gina is envious when Tommy and Pam plan to celebrate their six-month anniversary at a luxurious resort. When she complains to Martin about why they never do anything special, Martin takes Gina on a vacation to Chilligan's Island, a dreadful and low-rate resort that was advertised on the back of a cereal box. As the two try to make the best of their stay, they inadvertantly run into Tommy and Pam who also are vacationing at the resort.
May 4, 1995 12:00 am
A nervous Martin and Gina try to enjoy their respective bachelor/bachelorette parties, but instead find themselves victims of their friends' advice and both imagine married life five years down the road.
May 11, 1995 12:00 am
As Martin and Gina are making final preparations for their wedding, a visit from Martin's wacky relatives and Gina's conservative parents results in both families constantly bickering & fighting. At the last minute, Martin and Gina decide to elope. Mama Payne becomes furious and throws a fit in the chapel. Part 1 of 2.
May 18, 1995 12:00 am
Martin and Gina flee to the Bahamas with Tommy and Pam to escape their families constant bickering. As the couples make last minute preparations, Martin gets stuck in an elevator with Tommy, while Pam accidentally ruins Gina's wedding gown. After the diasters have passed, Martin and Gina are free to take part in their long-awaited oceanside wedding.