1998 - 2004,
A dedicated doctor has a gruff exterior but a soft heart.

Episode Guide

  • Becker - D.N.R. (Season 6 Episode 13)
    Season 6 Episode 13:


    A patient (Mary Steenburgen) fails to ruffle Becker's feathers; Jake leaves his newsstand to an unlikely person; Linda finds a new beau (Antonio Sabato Jr.).

  • Becker - Subway Story (Season 6 Episode 12)
    Season 6 Episode 12:

    Subway Story

    Becker gets caught up on the other side of town and must cancel a dinner with an old college friend.

  • Becker - Snow Means Snow (Season 6 Episode 11)
    Season 6 Episode 11:

    Snow Means Snow

    Chris urges Becker to take a trip to Bermuda during a cold snap in the Big Apple, but mishaps turn the trip into a nightmare.

  • Becker - Margaret Sings the Blues (Season 6 Episode 10)
    Season 6 Episode 10:

    Margaret Sings the Blues

    Margaret begins to regret her decision to become a nurse instead of a singer; Linda gives out flu shots while Becker searches for Margaret.

  • Becker - A First Class Flight (Season 6 Episode 9)
    Season 6 Episode 9:

    A First Class Flight

    A beautiful woman (Nicollette Sheridan) whispers sweet nothings in Becker's ear during a six-hour flight to Las Vegas; a plastic surgeon (Gilbert Gottfried) takes over Becker's practice while he is away.

  • Becker - Chock Full 'O Nuts (Season 6 Episode 8)
    Season 6 Episode 8:

    Chock Full 'O Nuts

    When odd characters begin to overrun Becker's office and Chris' diner, Margaret discovers that a local halfway house has been shut down.

  • Becker - Sister Spoils the Turkey (Season 6 Episode 7)
    Season 6 Episode 7:

    Sister Spoils the Turkey

    The gang learns Chris' sister (Jaime Pressly) served time for cutting off her husband's finger in a fit of rage, and they watch her for signs of a relapse during Thanksgiving dinner.

  • Becker - Unbearable Wrongness of Talking (Season 6 Episode 6)
    Season 6 Episode 6:

    Unbearable Wrongness of Talking

    Chris gets worried because Becker seems to be keeping something bottled up; yet again, Linda tells Margaret she has finally met "Mr. Right.".

  • Becker - Afterglow (Season 6 Episode 5)
    Season 6 Episode 5:


    Becker comes up with a list of boundaries for his relationship with Chris when she starts smothering him.

  • Becker - Spontaneous Combustion (Season 6 Episode 4)
    Season 6 Episode 4:

    Spontaneous Combustion

    After several attempts to take their relationship to the next level, Chris and Becker become sexually frustrated.

  • Becker - A Little Ho-Mance (Season 6 Episode 3)
    Season 6 Episode 3:

    A Little Ho-Mance

    When Jake's grandmother dies in a compromising position, Becker finds it difficult to break the news to Jake.

  • Becker - Dates & Nuts (Season 6 Episode 2)
    Season 6 Episode 2:

    Dates & Nuts

    A hospital emergency interrupts Chris and Becker's first date; while Becker tends to a patient, Chris tries to comfort a family; Jake becomes a guinea pig for a drug company.

  • Becker - What's Love Got to Do With It? (Season 6 Episode 1)
    Season 6 Episode 1:

    What's Love Got to Do With It?

    Becker and Chris rekindle their romance after she is hospitalized for an appendectomy; Jake must sell something precious to pay his rent.

  • Becker - Day Dream Believer (Season 5 Episode 22)
    Season 5 Episode 22:

    Day Dream Believer

    Passionate dream about Chris torment Becker night after night.

  • Becker - Chris' Ex (Season 5 Episode 21)
    Season 5 Episode 21:

    Chris' Ex

    Becker's jealously level increases when Chris' all too friendly ex-husband shows up and stays at her apartment.

  • Becker - Mr. & Ms. Conception (Season 5 Episode 20)
    Season 5 Episode 20:

    Mr. & Ms. Conception

    Becker causes a marital spat when he advises a couple trying to have a baby; Chris is accused of using her femininity to get out of a ticket.

  • Becker - Ms. Fortune (Season 5 Episode 19)
    Season 5 Episode 19:

    Ms. Fortune

    Becker is skeptical at first, but he goes psycho after a psychic gives everyone except him great news about the future.

  • Becker - Amanda Moves Out (Season 5 Episode 18)
    Season 5 Episode 18:

    Amanda Moves Out

    Amanda runs off with her new boyfriend and all of heartbroken Jake's furniture; Becker brags about quitting smoking for the last two days.

  • Becker - Thank You for Not Smoking (Season 5 Episode 17)
    Season 5 Episode 17:

    Thank You for Not Smoking

    Becker is fit to be tied after Chris bans smoking; Bob convinces Jake that Amanda is cheating on him.

  • Becker - The Job (Season 5 Episode 16)
    Season 5 Episode 16:

    The Job

    Becker's strange behavior leads Linda to believe that he has a serious drug problem.

  • Becker - Nightmare on Becker Street (Season 5 Episode 15)
    Season 5 Episode 15:

    Nightmare on Becker Street

    Mrs. Firth goes overboard with gratitude after Becker performs an uncharacteristic act of kindness toward his neighbor.

  • Becker - The Pain in the Neck (Season 5 Episode 14)
    Season 5 Episode 14:

    The Pain in the Neck

    One of Becker's patients appears to be in better health since he began praying; Linda tries to rein in her long-distance relationship.

  • Becker - I've Got Friends I Haven't Used Yet (Season 5 Episode 13)
    Season 5 Episode 13:

    I've Got Friends I Haven't Used Yet

    Becker suspects his former college roommate (Kelsey Grammer) of swiping his prescription pad during an unannounced visit.

  • Becker - Bad to the Bone (Season 5 Episode 12)
    Season 5 Episode 12:

    Bad to the Bone

    Becker is shocked when a 15-year-old patient confides he has unprotected sex; Becker accidentally leaves a bag of condoms in the diner.

  • Becker - Once Upon a Time (Season 5 Episode 11)
    Season 5 Episode 11:

    Once Upon a Time

    On her 10th anniversary of working with Becker, Margaret feels he owes her more recognition than she receives.

  • Becker - Chris-Mess (Season 5 Episode 10)
    Season 5 Episode 10:


    Much to Chris' chagrin, Becker announces he'll be spending Christmas with his new girlfriend; Margaret regrets inviting Linda to go caroling.

  • Becker - Blind Injustice (Season 5 Episode 9)
    Season 5 Episode 9:

    Blind Injustice

    When Jake recognizes a robber's voice at a hockey game, he persuades Becker to make a citizen's arrest.

  • Becker - Atlas Shirked (Season 5 Episode 8)
    Season 5 Episode 8:

    Atlas Shirked

    Chris loses it after overdoing her good deeds and learning what the purpose of one of her kindnesses really was.

  • Becker - Papa Does Preach (Season 5 Episode 7)
    Season 5 Episode 7:

    Papa Does Preach

    Becker's new patient (French Stewart) drives him batty by scheduling several appointments as multiple personalities; Bob decides he wants to be a father.

  • Becker - The 100th (Season 5 Episode 6)
    Season 5 Episode 6:

    The 100th

    Becker tells his friend Tony that Chris is gay; Bob buys walkie-talkies so he can keep in touch with Jake.

  • Becker - The Grand Gesture (Season 5 Episode 5)
    Season 5 Episode 5:

    The Grand Gesture

    Becker tries to woo Chris with an invitation to his place, but she elects to go out with someone else.

  • Becker - And the Heartbeat Goes On (Season 5 Episode 4)
    Season 5 Episode 4:

    And the Heartbeat Goes On

    Becker makes a long-distance visit to a former patient (Hal Holbrook) who's on his deathbed; Chris gives Bob a peep show.

  • Becker - L.A. Woman (Season 5 Episode 3)
    Season 5 Episode 3:

    L.A. Woman

    Tensions between Becker and Chris escalate, threatening their friendship.

  • Becker - Do the Right Thing (Season 5 Episode 2)
    Season 5 Episode 2:

    Do the Right Thing

    Jake and Bob want to join Reggie in Europe; Chris isn't convinced when Becker tries to prove his true feelings toward her.

  • Becker - Someone's in the Kitchen With Reggie (Season 5 Episode 1)
    Season 5 Episode 1:

    Someone's in the Kitchen With Reggie

    Becker must sort out his feelings for two different women; Linda's antics leave Margaret at her wits' end.

  • Becker - Everybody Loves Becker (Season 4 Episode 24)
    Season 4 Episode 24:

    Everybody Loves Becker

    Becker must face his true feelings for Chris (Nancy Travis), angering Reggie, who has been repressing something too.

  • Becker - Much Ado About Nothing (Season 4 Episode 23)
    Season 4 Episode 23:

    Much Ado About Nothing

    Becker's dismay at his neighbor leaving town makes Reggie jealous, and she believes he has more than casual feelings for the woman.

  • Becker - MisSteaks (Season 4 Episode 22)
    Season 4 Episode 22:


    John is forced to host a barbecue for the gang after he receives a package containing expensive steaks.

  • Becker - Parannoyed (Season 4 Episode 21)
    Season 4 Episode 21:


    Becker thinks one of his neighbors is sabotaging him by tampering with his laundry, apartment and mail.

  • Becker - Piece Talks (Season 4 Episode 20)
    Season 4 Episode 20:

    Piece Talks

    Bob offers to get a friend to give Reggie a great deal on a new freezer -- under one condition; John acts as a sex therapist for an 80-year-old couple.

  • Becker - Too Much, Too Late (Season 4 Episode 19)
    Season 4 Episode 19:

    Too Much, Too Late

    Reggie plans to help Jake attain a lifelong goal whether he likes it or not; success goes to Linda's head when she saves a patient's life.

  • Becker - Talking Points (Season 4 Episode 18)
    Season 4 Episode 18:

    Talking Points

    John provides a voiceless patient with a means of speaking, then regrets it when the man has nothing nice to say.

  • Becker - Picture Imperfect (Season 4 Episode 17)
    Season 4 Episode 17:

    Picture Imperfect

    A prestigious medical journal accepts John's article for publication, but it goes to press with a photograph of someone else.

  • Becker - Let's Talk About Sex (Season 4 Episode 16)
    Season 4 Episode 16:

    Let's Talk About Sex

    When a school invites Becker to speak to children about nutrition, he finds himself instead answering questions about sex.

  • Becker - It Had to Be Ew (Season 4 Episode 15)
    Season 4 Episode 15:

    It Had to Be Ew

    Bob convinces Becker that Jake's girlfriend is attracted to him.

  • Becker - V-Day (Season 4 Episode 14)
    Season 4 Episode 14:


    Everybody has an opinion on why John should attend his ex-wife's wedding -- even a bartender (George Wendt) at Grand Central Station.

  • Becker - Barter Sauce (Season 4 Episode 13)
    Season 4 Episode 13:

    Barter Sauce

    Becker regrets agreeing to barter medical care for food, cigarettes and handyman services from Reggie, Jake and Bob.

  • Becker - The Ex-Files (Season 4 Episode 12)
    Season 4 Episode 12:

    The Ex-Files

    Reggie discovers that her new beau's ex-wife is a former beauty queen who now serves as an adviser to the president.

  • Becker - Another Tricky Day (Season 4 Episode 11)
    Season 4 Episode 11:

    Another Tricky Day

    Everyone starts experiencing problems after Linda mentions that the planet Mercury is in retrograde; Jake challenges Bob and Reggie in a game of Scrabble.

  • Becker - The Ghost of Christmas Presents (Season 4 Episode 10)
    Season 4 Episode 10:

    The Ghost of Christmas Presents

    Becker balks at Reggie's request to help out needy children at Christmas, but he relents at the last minute and must endure a mad shopping trip.

  • Becker - The Buddy System (Season 4 Episode 9)
    Season 4 Episode 9:

    The Buddy System

    Becker loves his commitment-free relationship until his girlfriend leaves him; Bob finds a New York Giants Super Bowl ring.

  • Becker - Dinner and a Showdown (Season 4 Episode 8)
    Season 4 Episode 8:

    Dinner and a Showdown

    When a dinner party breaks up, Reggie is left alone with her friend's husband, and they share more than a meal.

  • Becker - Hanging With Jake (Season 4 Episode 7)
    Season 4 Episode 7:

    Hanging With Jake

    Jake experiences some interesting people and helps a man when Becker and Linda lose him on a busy New York street.

  • Becker - Get Me Out of Here (Season 4 Episode 6)
    Season 4 Episode 6:

    Get Me Out of Here

    After injuring his shoulder, Becker takes pills to help himself through a 45-minute procedure.

  • Becker - Really Good Advice (Season 4 Episode 5)
    Season 4 Episode 5:

    Really Good Advice

    Becker takes Reggie's dating advice and then wishes he hadn't.

  • Becker - Dog Days (Season 4 Episode 4)
    Season 4 Episode 4:

    Dog Days

    John, Bob, Jake and Reggie are swindled by a man they think is homeless; Margaret regrets taking on a second job.

  • Becker - Jake's Jaunt (Season 4 Episode 3)
    Season 4 Episode 3:

    Jake's Jaunt

    Jake shocks everyone when he marries a woman he's known only 24 hours.

  • Becker - Breakfast of Chumpions (Season 4 Episode 2)
    Season 4 Episode 2:

    Breakfast of Chumpions

    Everyone suffers when Becker decides to quit smoking cold turkey; a surveillance camera tracks Becker's moves as terrorizes his neighborhood.

  • Becker - Psycho Therapy (Season 4 Episode 1)
    Season 4 Episode 1:

    Psycho Therapy

    Becker is ordered to attend therapy sessions with a psychologist (Rhea Perlman) who becomes a changed woman.

  • Becker - Trials and Defibrillations (Season 3 Episode 24)
    Season 3 Episode 24:

    Trials and Defibrillations

    Vinny DeLuca's malpractice suit forces Becker into court, where testimony from his friends might sink his case.

  • Becker - Sue You (Season 3 Episode 23)
    Season 3 Episode 23:

    Sue You

    Against his lawyer's advice, Becker can't help but fight a malpractice suit brought against him by a heart patient.

  • Becker - Small Wonder (Season 3 Episode 22)
    Season 3 Episode 22:

    Small Wonder

    Becker's strange suspicion about bad omens seemingly proves true when a patient has a heart attack at the gym.

  • Becker - The TorMentor (Season 3 Episode 21)
    Season 3 Episode 21:

    The TorMentor

    Becker can't believe it when his old college mentor visits town for a book signing and doesn't remember him.

  • Becker - Nocturnal Omissions (Season 3 Episode 20)
    Season 3 Episode 20:

    Nocturnal Omissions

    Becker can't sleep because his television doesn't work, but he mysteriously refuses to get another one.

  • Becker - You Say Gay Son, I Say Godson (Season 3 Episode 19)
    Season 3 Episode 19:

    You Say Gay Son, I Say Godson

    While at dinner, Becker accidentally blurts out confidential information about his godson to the boy's father.

  • Becker - The More You Know (Season 3 Episode 18)
    Season 3 Episode 18:

    The More You Know

    Becker discovers that, unbeknown to them, Reggie and Linda are dating the same man.

  • Becker - The Ugly Truth (Season 3 Episode 17)
    Season 3 Episode 17:

    The Ugly Truth

    Reggie's psychology class experiment proves that Becker gives preferential treatment to his attractive female patients.

  • Becker - Elder Hostile (Season 3 Episode 16)
    Season 3 Episode 16:

    Elder Hostile

    Becker kicks himself for helping out Jake by treating his persnickety grandmother when her doctor dies.

  • Becker - 2001 1/2: A Graduation Odyssey (Season 3 Episode 15)
    Season 3 Episode 15:

    2001 1/2: A Graduation Odyssey

    Becker is invited to give a graduation speech but is upset when Linda announces the results of her manicure test.

  • Becker - Pretty Poison (Season 3 Episode 14)
    Season 3 Episode 14:

    Pretty Poison

    Love blinds Becker when his college flame (Jaclyn Smith) announces she has left her husband to be with him.

  • Becker - The Princess Cruise (Season 3 Episode 13)
    Season 3 Episode 13:

    The Princess Cruise

    When Margaret forces Becker to take a vacation because of his temper, Linda mistakenly books him on a gay cruise.

  • Becker - The Trouble With Harry (Season 3 Episode 12)
    Season 3 Episode 12:

    The Trouble With Harry

    Dr. Becker is willed the ashes of a dead patient, but he doesn't remember the man.

  • Becker - Heart Breaker (Season 3 Episode 11)
    Season 3 Episode 11:

    Heart Breaker

    Becker's new girlfriend, a much younger woman named Darcy (Angela Shelton), has the doctor's heart doing flip-flops.

  • Becker - Margaret's Dream (Season 3 Episode 10)
    Season 3 Episode 10:

    Margaret's Dream

    Margaret has an erotic dream about Becker; Jake accidentally signs for a keg of beer; Reggie, Jake, and Bob decide to drink it all.

  • Becker - Dr. Angry Head (Season 3 Episode 9)
    Season 3 Episode 9:

    Dr. Angry Head

    Becker throws out his back while shopping on Christmas Eve and finds himself inundated with unwelcome holiday cheer.

  • Becker - Smoke `Em if You Got `Em (Season 3 Episode 8)
    Season 3 Episode 8:

    Smoke `Em if You Got `Em

    Jake bets Becker that he can't quit smoking on a day when everything seems to be blowing up in his face.

  • Becker - Beckerethics (Season 3 Episode 7)
    Season 3 Episode 7:


    Becker is tempted to take part in an insurance scam concocted by a healthy patient to help his sick brother.

  • Becker - The Wrong Man (Season 3 Episode 6)
    Season 3 Episode 6:

    The Wrong Man

    Becker faces a moral dilemma when his college sweetheart, now married, comes to town and feelings between the two are rekindled.

  • Becker - The Usual Suspects (Season 3 Episode 5)
    Season 3 Episode 5:

    The Usual Suspects

    Dr. Becker has so many enemies that he can't figure who would have broken in to vandalize his office.

  • Becker - What Indifference a Day Makes (Season 3 Episode 4)
    Season 3 Episode 4:

    What Indifference a Day Makes

    Becker becomes dissatisfied with his job when he mentors a student who thinks it's boring.

  • Becker - One Wong Move (Season 3 Episode 3)
    Season 3 Episode 3:

    One Wong Move

    Becker throws everything into turmoil when he alters his routine by visiting a new Chinese restaurant.

  • Becker - SuperBob (Season 3 Episode 2)
    Season 3 Episode 2:


    The incredibly annoying Bob (Saverio Guerra) haunts Becker when he's hired on as the new building superintendent.

  • Becker - The Film Critic (Season 3 Episode 1)
    Season 3 Episode 1:

    The Film Critic

    Frustrated Becker finds no peace at the movie theater when he tries to catch a new flick; Margaret suspects Louis is having an affair.

  • Becker - Panic on the 86th Floor (Season 2 Episode 24)
    Season 2 Episode 24:

    Panic on the 86th Floor

    Reggie becomes disillusioned with pursuing a degree in psychology after meeting a security guard with the same degree.

  • Becker - Cooked (Season 2 Episode 23)
    Season 2 Episode 23:


    Becker finds himself caught between his feelings for Liz and his fear of commitment when she receives a job offer in Chicago.

  • Becker - Crosstalk (Season 2 Episode 22)
    Season 2 Episode 22:


    Dr. Becker butts heads with a priest over virtues of religion; Reggie, Jake and Bob try online investing.

  • Becker - Sight Unseen (Season 2 Episode 21)
    Season 2 Episode 21:

    Sight Unseen

    When Jake discovers that his dinner date is blind, he confesses that he doesn't want to date someone who cannot see.

  • Becker - One Angry Man (Season 2 Episode 20)
    Season 2 Episode 20:

    One Angry Man

    John must sweat out two weeks of jury duty after his advice to Linda on how to avoid it backfires; Bob gives Jake a dog.

  • Becker - The Bearer of Bad Tidings (Season 2 Episode 19)
    Season 2 Episode 19:

    The Bearer of Bad Tidings

    Becker mistakenly leaves horrible news on the wrong answering machine and desperately tries to take it back.

  • Becker - For Whom the Toll Calls (Season 2 Episode 18)
    Season 2 Episode 18:

    For Whom the Toll Calls

    Becker refuses to pay for a long-distance phone call; Bob (Saverio Guerra) invests in inspirational tapes on success.

  • Becker - The Roast That Ruined Them (Season 2 Episode 17)
    Season 2 Episode 17:

    The Roast That Ruined Them

    Becker throws a dinner party so his girlfriend (Frances Fisher) can spend time with the gang.

  • Becker - Old Yeller (Season 2 Episode 16)
    Season 2 Episode 16:

    Old Yeller

    When Dr. Becker buys a motorcycle, everyone thinks it's a midlife crisis.

  • Becker - All the Rage (Season 2 Episode 15)
    Season 2 Episode 15:

    All the Rage

    Becker is sentenced to an anger management course after he verbally assaults two officers; Bob's mother kicks him out of her retirement home.

  • Becker - The Rumor (Season 2 Episode 14)
    Season 2 Episode 14:

    The Rumor

    Dietary changes start runaway rumors that soon have the whole community believing that Becker is going to die.

  • Becker - The Hypocritic Oath (Season 2 Episode 13)
    Season 2 Episode 13:

    The Hypocritic Oath

    Margaret's day off wreaks havoc in the office when Becker and Linda are forced to do her job and theirs.

  • Becker - Santa on Ice (Season 2 Episode 12)
    Season 2 Episode 12:

    Santa on Ice

    Becker spends Christmas Eve at the morgue when he has to identify the body of a man who died in his office; Reggie prepares for her Christmas party.

  • Becker - Pain in the Aspirin (Season 2 Episode 10)
    Season 2 Episode 10:

    Pain in the Aspirin

    Becker believes Elizabeth might be a dishonest doctor when she lies about having aspirin to stop his pain.

  • Becker - Hate Thy Neighbor (Season 2 Episode 9)
    Season 2 Episode 9:

    Hate Thy Neighbor

    Becker is forced to stay at home and deal with his neighbors during his recuperation period; Margaret and Linda try to find a fill-in doctor.

  • Becker - Stumble in the Bronx (Season 2 Episode 8)
    Season 2 Episode 8:

    Stumble in the Bronx

    Becker won't listen to his doctor after he is accidentally shot during an argument between two motorists.

  • Becker - He Said, She Said (Season 2 Episode 7)
    Season 2 Episode 7:

    He Said, She Said

    Becker receives phone calls from a woman he doesn't know, then ends up meeting her only to be shocked by a secret she's been keeping.

  • Becker - Shovel Off to Buffalo (Season 2 Episode 6)
    Season 2 Episode 6:

    Shovel Off to Buffalo

    Bad weather grounds Becker and Reggie's flight in Buffalo, N.Y., leaving the cantankerous duo with nothing to do but complain.

  • Becker - My Boyfriend's Back (Season 2 Episode 5)
    Season 2 Episode 5:

    My Boyfriend's Back

    Reggie starts dating a guy she had a crush on during high school; Becker is upset at a colleague's success.

  • Becker - Linda Quits (Season 2 Episode 4)
    Season 2 Episode 4:

    Linda Quits

    Becker and Margaret understand Linda's value after she quits; the presence of a homeless man sparks conversation at the diner.

  • Becker - Cyrano De-Beckerac (Season 2 Episode 3)
    Season 2 Episode 3:

    Cyrano De-Beckerac

    Learning that a patient is dating Reggie, John advises him on proper courting; Linda becomes a mentor to a bratty child.

  • Becker - Imm-Oral Fixations (Season 2 Episode 2)
    Season 2 Episode 2:

    Imm-Oral Fixations

    Becker quits smoking, but his increasingly surly disposition makes his friends wish he'd start again; Reggie considers returning to college.

  • Becker - Point of Contact (Season 2 Episode 1)
    Season 2 Episode 1:

    Point of Contact

    Becker believes he is being stalked by a woman (Kim Darby) after he rescues her from choking.

  • Becker - Regarding Reggie (Season 1 Episode 22)
    Season 1 Episode 22:

    Regarding Reggie

    Becker's fear of asking Reggie to a social event goes back to the first time he was rejected at the tender age of 10.

  • Becker - Lucky Day (Season 1 Episode 21)
    Season 1 Episode 21:

    Lucky Day

    Becker is sure that his string of lucky breaks will bring some bad luck.

  • Becker - Drive They Said (Season 1 Episode 20)
    Season 1 Episode 20:

    Drive They Said

    Becker shuttles Reggie, Margaret, Jake and Linda to various engagements; Doug Heffernan, Ray Barone and Hilton Lucas visit Becker's office.

  • Becker - Truth and Consequences (Season 1 Episode 19)
    Season 1 Episode 19:

    Truth and Consequences

    Becker accepts his accountant cousin's (Richard Schiff) invitation for dinner and winds up causing problems.

  • Becker - Saving Harvey Cohen (Season 1 Episode 18)
    Season 1 Episode 18:

    Saving Harvey Cohen

    A cat finds its way into john's office and refuses to leave; Margaret attempts to help Becker plan a trip she knows he'll never take.

  • Becker - Partial Law (Season 1 Episode 17)
    Season 1 Episode 17:

    Partial Law

    After Becker's computer is stolen from his apartment, he buys another one through shady circumstances.

  • Becker - Limits and Boundaries (Season 1 Episode 16)
    Season 1 Episode 16:

    Limits and Boundaries

    Becker agrees to baby-sit a mother's two children and then tries to dump the duty on Margaret and Linda.

  • Becker - Activate Your Choices (Season 1 Episode 15)
    Season 1 Episode 15:

    Activate Your Choices

    Becker is not happy about being the thinly veiled subject of his ex-wife's (Alice Krige) self-help book.

  • Becker - Larry Spoke (Season 1 Episode 14)
    Season 1 Episode 14:

    Larry Spoke

    An incredulous Becker treats a man (Steven Wright) who believes he can talk to God.

  • Becker - Becker the Elder (Season 1 Episode 13)
    Season 1 Episode 13:

    Becker the Elder

    His friends are charmed but Becker chafes at a surprise visit from his estranged father (Dick Van Dyke).

  • Becker - Love! Lies! Bleeding! (Season 1 Episode 12)
    Season 1 Episode 12:

    Love! Lies! Bleeding!

    Becker is not convinced of the wonders of love after witnessing a woman stab her husband with a fork.

  • Becker - Scriptus Interruptus (Season 1 Episode 11)
    Season 1 Episode 11:

    Scriptus Interruptus

    Becker finds himself suffering from writer's block and desperately searches for quiet space to compose.

  • Becker - P.C. World (Season 1 Episode 10)
    Season 1 Episode 10:

    P.C. World

    A reporter publishes politically incorrect comments made by Becker during an argument.

  • Becker - Choose Me (Season 1 Episode 9)
    Season 1 Episode 9:

    Choose Me

    Reggie is amused by Becker's and Jake's lame attempts to be chosen to use her extra ticket for an upcoming hockey game.

  • Becker - Physician, Heal Thyself (Season 1 Episode 8)
    Season 1 Episode 8:

    Physician, Heal Thyself

    Becker is skeptical when Reggie suggests acupuncture as a treatment for his aching back.

  • Becker - City Lights (Season 1 Episode 7)
    Season 1 Episode 7:

    City Lights

    Becker takes matters into his own hands after the city fails to fix a flickering streetlight outside of his apartment..

  • Becker - Man Plans, God Laughs (Season 1 Episode 6)
    Season 1 Episode 6:

    Man Plans, God Laughs

    Fate intervenes when Becker agrees to attend a hockey game with one patient and help another plan her funeral.

  • Becker - My Dinner With Becker (Season 1 Episode 5)
    Season 1 Episode 5:

    My Dinner With Becker

    Becker regrets going on a blind date; Reggie dates a man who is just too nice.

  • Becker - Tell Me Lies (Season 1 Episode 4)
    Season 1 Episode 4:

    Tell Me Lies

    Reggie distributes misinformation to Becker and Jake when they pry into her personal affairs.

  • Becker - Sex in the Inner City (Season 1 Episode 3)
    Season 1 Episode 3:

    Sex in the Inner City

    Conversations and circumstances make Becker painfully aware of his lack of a sex life.

  • Becker - Take These Pills and Shove 'Em (Season 1 Episode 2)
    Season 1 Episode 2:

    Take These Pills and Shove 'Em

    Becker is irked by a diabetic patient (Peter Siragusa) who refuses to monitor his condition.

  • Becker - Pilot (Season 1 Episode 1)
    Season 1 Episode 1:


    Dedicated Dr. John Becker has a heart of gold and an opinion on everything.