Watching Ellie

Watching Ellie

2002 - 2003, Comedy
Chronicling the life of a nightclub singer.

Episode Guide

  • Watching Ellie - Feud (Season 2 Episode 6)
    Season 2 Episode 6:


    Ellie meets "Family Feud" host Richard Karn and decides to compete with members of her own ad hoc family.

  • Watching Ellie - Fruit Shots (Season 2 Episode 5)
    Season 2 Episode 5:

    Fruit Shots

    Ellie reluctantly makes a commercial for a fruity alcoholic beverage aimed at teenagers. George Takei guest stars.

  • Watching Ellie - Buskers (Season 2 Episode 4)
    Season 2 Episode 4:


    Ellie runs into a former rival and lies about an upcoming gig.

  • Watching Ellie - Date (Season 2 Episode 3)
    Season 2 Episode 3:


    Ellie is excited about dating a man (D.W. Moffett) she met six months earlier; Ben tries to get Edgar to reveal where Ellie's date is so that he can stop it.

  • Watching Ellie - TV (Season 2 Episode 2)
    Season 2 Episode 2:


    Ellie must deal with Edgar's jealousy when an ad executive seems to reward her commercial work with a lavish gift; Ben and Dr. Zimmerman get hooked on a game of basketball which appears to make wishes come true.

  • Watching Ellie - Shrink (Season 2 Episode 1)
    Season 2 Episode 1:


    Ellie becomes obsessed with Ben's whereabouts after she learns the neighbors' beautiful niece is visiting from Iceland.

  • Watching Ellie - Zimmerman (Season 1 Episode 10)
    Season 1 Episode 10:


    Aspiring singer Ben gets stage fright at his debut show and refuses to leave the club bathroom.

  • Watching Ellie - Weekend (Season 1 Episode 9)
    Season 1 Episode 9:


    Ellie and Ben finally spend an entire weekend together alone; Edgar's dog gets glued to Ingvar's model ship.

  • Watching Ellie - Medicated (Season 1 Episode 8)
    Season 1 Episode 8:


    Ellie, under the influence of cold medicine, says some things to Ingvar and Ben that she may come to regret.

  • Watching Ellie - Gift (Season 1 Episode 7)
    Season 1 Episode 7:


    Ben tries to retrieve a necklace he gave to Ellie because his wife mistakenly believes he bought it for her.

  • Watching Ellie - Tango (Season 1 Episode 6)
    Season 1 Episode 6:


    While on a date, Ellie and Ben evade Edgar by ducking into a dance studio, where they get a sudden tango lesson.

  • Watching Ellie - Cheetos (Season 1 Episode 5)
    Season 1 Episode 5:


    While trying to record a commercial jingle, Ellie catches Ben flirting with a mysterious woman (Sherilyn Fenn).

  • Watching Ellie - Aftershocks (Season 1 Episode 4)
    Season 1 Episode 4:


    Visitors crowd Ellie's apartment after an earthquake; Dr. Zimmerman is evacuated from the building in a dog cage.

  • Watching Ellie - Dinner Party (Season 1 Episode 3)
    Season 1 Episode 3:

    Dinner Party

    Ellie's dinner party turns into a fiasco, when Dr. Zimmerman's dog runs off with the roast beef and Ben and Ingvar give chase.

  • Watching Ellie - Wedding (Season 1 Episode 2)
    Season 1 Episode 2:


    While readying to sing at a friend's wedding, Ellie realizes the song her friend wrote for the groom is in the back of Ben's car -- which is about to be towed away.

  • Watching Ellie - Pilot (Season 1 Episode 1)
    Season 1 Episode 1:


    Real-time chronicle of a nightclub singer (Julia Louis-Dreyfus) and her problems. This episode: While trying to leave her apartment and go to work, Ellie deals with an overflowing toilet, a knocked-out neighbor and a naked doctor.