Ned and Stacey

Ned and Stacey

1995 - 1997, Comedy
A man and woman who despise each other's personalities enter into a marriage of convenience.

Episode Guide

  • Ned and Stacey - Best of Luck on Future Projects (Season 2 Episode 22)
    Season 2 Episode 22:

    Best of Luck on Future Projects

    Ned (Thomas Haden Church) quits his job and sets up his new office at the muffin shop. With Debra Messing and Nadia Dajani.

  • Ned and Stacey - Skippy's Revenge (Season 2 Episode 21)
    Season 2 Episode 21:

    Skippy's Revenge

    Ned discovers his boss' son holds a grudge for an old accident and convinces Eric to leave the company.

  • Ned and Stacey - All That Chazz (Season 2 Episode 20)
    Season 2 Episode 20:

    All That Chazz

    Ned (Thomas Haden Church) becomes jealous after Stacey (Debra Messing) has a romantic liaison with Chazz the baker.

  • Ned and Stacey - Please Don't Squeeze the Eric (Season 2 Episode 19)
    Season 2 Episode 19:

    Please Don't Squeeze the Eric

    Ned attempts to rescue Eric from his boss' sexual advances only to become accused of sexual harassment.

  • Ned and Stacey - I Like Your Moxie (Season 2 Episode 18)
    Season 2 Episode 18:

    I Like Your Moxie

    Ned (Thomas Haden Church) and his creative team struggle to create a winning campaign amid serious distractions. With Debra Messing.

  • Ned and Stacey - The Truth Shall Set You Back (Season 2 Episode 17)
    Season 2 Episode 17:

    The Truth Shall Set You Back

    Stacey and Ned (Debra Messing, Thomas Haden Church) are hesitant to reveal their secret to her parents. With Nadia Dajani.

  • Ned and Stacey - No Retreat, No Surrender (Season 2 Episode 16)
    Season 2 Episode 16:

    No Retreat, No Surrender

    Stacey manipulates Ned's boss into inviting her to the annual retreat, where Ned has his eye on another woman.

  • Ned and Stacey - The Errand Girl (Season 2 Episode 15)
    Season 2 Episode 15:

    The Errand Girl

    When Ned's (Thomas Haden Church) girlfriend (guest star Marcia Cross) needs an errand girl, he gets Stacey (Debra Messing) the job.

  • Ned and Stacey - The Skyward's the Limit (Season 2 Episode 14)
    Season 2 Episode 14:

    The Skyward's the Limit

    Stacey threatens to quit her job when a controversial article is turned down.

  • Ned and Stacey - Scenes From a Muffin Shop (Season 2 Episode 13)
    Season 2 Episode 13:

    Scenes From a Muffin Shop

    After finding his new love with another man, Ned gets some help from a bevy of Victoria's Secret models.

  • Ned and Stacey - Sex, Lies and Commercials (Season 2 Episode 12)
    Season 2 Episode 12:

    Sex, Lies and Commercials

    Ned (Thomas Haden Church) falls for a smart, beautiful advertising executive (guest star Marcia Cross); Stacey (Debra Messing) gets a job writing.

  • Ned and Stacey - Where My Third Nepal Is Sheriff (Season 2 Episode 11)
    Season 2 Episode 11:

    Where My Third Nepal Is Sheriff

    Fear of traveling prevents Eric from accompanying Ned to Nepal; disaster strikes while Stacey tends Amanda's muffin shop.

  • Ned and Stacey - Saved by the Belvedere (Season 2 Episode 10)
    Season 2 Episode 10:

    Saved by the Belvedere

    Ned (Thomas Haden Church) convinces the star (guest star Christopher Hewitt) of his favorite television program, "Mr. Belvedere," to do his commercial.

  • Ned and Stacey - Prom Night (Season 2 Episode 9)
    Season 2 Episode 9:

    Prom Night

    A 17-year-old girl working at Amanda's muffin shop develops a crush on Ned, so he decides to take her to her prom.

  • Ned and Stacey - Fifteen A-Minutes (Season 2 Episode 8)
    Season 2 Episode 8:

    Fifteen A-Minutes

    Ned bungles the muffin shop business when instant stardom from a television commercial distracts Amanda.

  • Ned and Stacey - It's a Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad Eric (Season 2 Episode 7)
    Season 2 Episode 7:

    It's a Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad Eric

    When Ned and Eric engage in dueling parties, Ned's only guests are the doorman and game show host Alex Trebek.

  • Ned and Stacey - Loganberry's Run (Season 2 Episode 6)
    Season 2 Episode 6:

    Loganberry's Run

    Amanda labors to get Amanda's Amuffins up and running while Ned spends all his time getting in the way.

  • Ned and Stacey - Less Is More or Less Moral-Less (Season 2 Episode 5)
    Season 2 Episode 5:

    Less Is More or Less Moral-Less

    A shocking discovery about Les mars the office Christmas party.

  • Ned and Stacey - Computer Dating (Season 2 Episode 4)
    Season 2 Episode 4:

    Computer Dating

    Stacey (Debra Messing) designs a successful ad campaign for a billionaire client of Ned's (Thomas Haden Church).

  • Ned and Stacey - The Muffins Take Manhattan (Season 2 Episode 3)
    Season 2 Episode 3:

    The Muffins Take Manhattan

    Ned and Amanda (Thomas Haden Church, Nadia Dajani) become partners in a muffin shop; Ned and Stacey (Debra Messing) agree to keep everything separate.

  • Ned and Stacey - Dorsey vs. Dorsey (Season 2 Episode 2)
    Season 2 Episode 2:

    Dorsey vs. Dorsey

    Stacey (Debra Messing) moves in with her boyfriend, only to find herself returning to Ned (Thomas Haden Church).

  • Ned and Stacey - The Other End (Season 2 Episode 1)
    Season 2 Episode 1:

    The Other End

    After his breakup with Stacey (Debra Messing), Ned (Thomas Haden Church) loses his sense of perspective and possibly his job.

  • Ned and Stacey - The End? (Season 1 Episode 24)
    Season 1 Episode 24:

    The End?

    Stacey's (Debra Messing) perfect mate shows up at one of Ned's (Thomas Haden Church) corporate dinners.

  • Ned and Stacey - You Bet Your Wife (Season 1 Episode 23)
    Season 1 Episode 23:

    You Bet Your Wife

    Ned (Thomas Haden Church) bets a night with Stacey (Debra Messing) in a poker game after he runs out of money.

  • Ned and Stacey - It Happened One Night (Season 1 Episode 22)
    Season 1 Episode 22:

    It Happened One Night

    At Amanda's (Nadia Dajani) inadvertent prompting, Stacey (Debra Messing) leaves Ned (Thomas Haden Church) and goes home to her parents (Saul Colbert, Ellen Colbert).

  • Ned and Stacey - Pals (Season 1 Episode 21)
    Season 1 Episode 21:


    Ned (Thomas Haden Church) introduces a celebrity wanting to buy real estate to Amanda (Nadia Dajani). Guest star: Jason Bateman.

  • Ned and Stacey - Gut Feeling (Season 1 Episode 20)
    Season 1 Episode 20:

    Gut Feeling

    Stacey hunts the hospital for a nervous Ned, who has disappeared shortly before a scheduled operation.

  • Ned and Stacey - The Gay Caballeros (Season 1 Episode 19)
    Season 1 Episode 19:

    The Gay Caballeros

    Seeing that Ned and Stacey (Thomas Haden Church, Debra Messing) do not share a bedroom, a client assumes Ned must be gay.

  • Ned and Stacey - Friends and Lovers (Season 1 Episode 18)
    Season 1 Episode 18:

    Friends and Lovers

    Stacey (Debra Messing) feels inadequate when she sees her archrival from high school has the perfect family. With Thomas Haden Church.

  • Ned and Stacey - Promotional Rescue (Season 1 Episode 17)
    Season 1 Episode 17:

    Promotional Rescue

    Ned (Thomas Haden Church) helps Eric (Greg Germann) get a promotion; Stacey (Debra Messing) takes a New Age guru's words a bit too literally.

  • Ned and Stacey - A Tender Trap (Season 1 Episode 16)
    Season 1 Episode 16:

    A Tender Trap

    Stacey (Debra Messing) asks a publisher (guest star Farrah Forke) for help in finding a job, but the woman has more interest in Ned (Thomas Haden Church).

  • Ned and Stacey - Paranoia on the 47th Floor (Season 1 Episode 15)
    Season 1 Episode 15:

    Paranoia on the 47th Floor

    Ned (Thomas Haden Church) fears he has lost his edge after being outmaneuvered by his own protege. With Debra Messing.

  • Ned and Stacey - New Year's Eve (Season 1 Episode 14)
    Season 1 Episode 14:

    New Year's Eve

    Lured by a last-minute offer, Stacey leaves Ned to fend for himself at a corporate New Year's Eve party.

  • Ned and Stacey - Accountus Interruptus (Season 1 Episode 13)
    Season 1 Episode 13:

    Accountus Interruptus

    Ned (Thomas Haden Church) has no objections to a female client's request to mix business with pleasure. With Debra Messing.

  • Ned and Stacey - Threesome (Season 1 Episode 12)
    Season 1 Episode 12:


    Ned and Stacey (Thomas Haden Church, Debra Messing) play tug-of-war with an old friend of Amanda's (Nadia Dajani).

  • Ned and Stacey - Sleepless in Manhattan (Season 1 Episode 11)
    Season 1 Episode 11:

    Sleepless in Manhattan

    Stacey (Debra Messing) is further outraged by Ned's (Thomas Haden Church) bribery attempts after they meet with success.

  • Ned and Stacey - Thanksgiving Day Massacre (Season 1 Episode 10)
    Season 1 Episode 10:

    Thanksgiving Day Massacre

    Ned's (Thomas Haden Church) perfect holiday feast lacks what it would take to make Stacey (Debra Messing) happy.

  • Ned and Stacey - Reality Check (Season 1 Episode 9)
    Season 1 Episode 9:

    Reality Check

    Ned's business dinner with Olivia Newton-John is spiced up when Stacey turns out to be their waitress.

  • Ned and Stacey - Halloween (Season 1 Episode 8)
    Season 1 Episode 8:


    A Halloween costume party leads to mistaken identities and intimacies. With Thomas Haden Church and Debra Messing.

  • Ned and Stacey - Here's to You, Mrs. Binder (Season 1 Episode 7)
    Season 1 Episode 7:

    Here's to You, Mrs. Binder

    Stacey and Amanda (Debra Messing, Nadia Dajani) are scandalized by Ned's (Thomas Haden Church) newest fling, their mother's friend (guest star Joanna Cassidy).

  • Ned and Stacey - Saul and Ellen and Ned and Stacey (Season 1 Episode 6)
    Season 1 Episode 6:

    Saul and Ellen and Ned and Stacey

    Stacey (Debra Messing) is irked when Ned (Thomas Haden Church) keeps including her parents in their activities.

  • Ned and Stacey - Model Husband (Season 1 Episode 5)
    Season 1 Episode 5:

    Model Husband

    Stacey (Debra Messing) shares acting tips with a model (guest star Paulina Porizkova) Ned (Thomas Haden Church) has hired for a commercial.

  • Ned and Stacey - Cover Story (Season 1 Episode 4)
    Season 1 Episode 4:

    Cover Story

    Unless Ned (Thomas Haden Church) finds a way out, Stacey's (Debra Messing) latest story may cost him his job.

  • Ned and Stacey - Take My Wife, Please (Season 1 Episode 3)
    Season 1 Episode 3:

    Take My Wife, Please

    A new male friend (Simon Templeman) tries to understand Stacey's (Debra Messing) relationship with Ned (Thomas Haden Church).

  • Ned and Stacey - Portrait of a Marriage (Season 1 Episode 2)
    Season 1 Episode 2:

    Portrait of a Marriage

    Stacey (Debra Messing) refuses to stick to Ned's (Thomas Haden Church) sexist script while at a corporate dinner.

  • Ned and Stacey - Pilot (Season 1 Episode 1)
    Season 1 Episode 1:


    An ambitious ad exec (Thomas Haden Church) enters into a marriage of convenience with a socially conscious journalist (Debra Messing).