|Cruising with Marie|
|The "Star Princess" cruise ship in "Cruising with Marie"|
|Air Date||February 15, 1999 (USA)|
October 19, 2004 (Canada)
Susan Van Allen
|Preceded by||Frank's Tribute|
|Followed by||Ray Home Alone|
Cruising with Marie is the 17th episode of Season 3, and is episode 64 of the full 210 episodes for the entire series. In this episode, Frank fakes an injury to get out of going on a cruise with Marie, so Marie ends up taking Ray with her instead.
- Episode Title: Cruising with Marie
- Episode Number: Season 3, Episode 17 (#64 of 210)
- Air Date: February 15, 1999
- Episode description (from DVD): "Ray and Robert buy their parents a cruise for Marie's birthday."
- Guest Stars:
- Preceded by: "Frank's Tribute"
- Followed by: "Ray Home Alone"
Ray and Robert get their parents a cruise for Marie's birthday. But Frank ends up faking an injury to get out of it. Since the cruise is non-refundable, Marie takes Ray along with her in place of Frank.
While on the cruise, Marie makes a ton of new friends and Ray notices that his mother has become like a "party girl".
- Frank mentions his time in Korea.
- Robert calls Ray by the nickname "Cubby".
- Marie calls Frank by the nickname "Chi Chi."
- This is the only episode in which Debra does not appear. Actress Patricia Heaton was taking time off because she was giving birth to her fourth child.
- The cruise ship Ray and Marie are on is the Star Princess, which is owned by Carnival.
- Robert is seen carrying a bag that came from Nemo's Pizza, but the restaurant is neither seen nor mentioned in the episode.
- Ray: "Oh good, skeet shooting. I'd like to sign up as skeet."
|Season 3 Episodes|
The Invasion • Driving Frank • The Sitter • Getting Even • The Visit • Halloween Candy • Moving Out • The Article • The Lone Barone • No Fat • The Apartment • The Toaster • Ping Pong • Pants on Fire • Robert's Date • Frank's Tribute • Cruising with Marie • Ray Home Alone • Big Shots • Move Over • The Getaway • Working Girl • Be Nice • Dancing with Debra • Robert Moves Back • How They Met