King of Queens: Season 5
Season 5 King of Queens DVD box cover
First episode aired:
"Arthur Spooner", on September 23, 2002
Season finale aired:
"Bed Spread", on May 19, 2003
Episodes aired:
25 aired during Season 5
Previous Season:
Season 4
Next Season:
Season 6

The Season 5 guide is the episode listing for the fifth season of King of Queens after Season 4. The first episode of the season, Arthur, Spooner, premiered on September 23, 2002. The season finale was the second of a two episode story, Bed Spread, which was aired on May 19, 2003.

Episode GuideEdit

Season 5 (2002–2003)Edit

Season 5
Image Title Original airdate Written by Directed by Episode # Episode Total # Prod. code
Coming Soon "Arthur, Spooner" September 23, 2002 Tony Sheehan Rob Schiller 1 101 501
Doug gets Arthur to accompany him in his bed because he can't sleep without Carrie.
Coming Soon "Window Pain" September 30, 2002 Ilana Wernick Rob Schiller 2 102 502
After their neighbors hear Doug & Carrie in a big fight, Carrie tries to convince the neighbors, Mike (Michael Lowry) and Debi (Marcia Cross) that they are better than that; Arthur gets Spence to let him ride the subway for free. 
Coming Soon "Holy Mackerel" October 7, 2002 Ilana Wernick Rob Schiller 3 103 503
After Carrie receives a bonus after a prayer in church, Carrie starts praying for many things (mostly petty), Doug is disgusted but soon sees the light and joins in on Carrie's "prayer spree".
Coming Soon "Kurbed Enthusiasm" October 14, 2002 Kevin James & Rock Reuben Rob Schiller 4 104 504
Deacon complains to Doug about how much his son Kirby hates football, so he enlists Doug to play football again to encourage Kirby. 
Coming Soon "Mammary Lane" October 21, 2002 David Bickel Rob Schiller 5 105 505
Carrie accepts a job given out by her boss, babysitting for his child. Even though his child is already about 4 years old, he constantly keeps grabbing her breasts; After seeing Denise (Rachel Dratch) an unattractive woman working at the bowling alley, Doug throws her a "mercy flirt" but the woman mistakes it for sexual harassment.
Coming Soon "Business Affairs" October 28, 2002 Cathy Yuspa & Josh Goldsmith Rob Schiller 6 106 506
Doug gets jealous because someone calls Carrie's new work friend, Kurt her "work husband" even though Kurt is gay. 
Coming Soon "Flame Resistant" November 4, 2002 Rock Reuben Rob Schiller 7 107 507
After Doug bumps in to his old girlfriend Margy (Lola Glaudini), she and Doug's mom (Jenny O'Hara) spend lots of time together making Carrie jealous. After Doug recalls a song he wrote for his old girlfriend about 15 years previous, Margy insists he did not finish it, but Doug tries to prove her wrong.
Coming Soon "Flash Photography" November 11, 2002 David Bickel Henry Chan 8 108 508
At a wedding, Doug is bored and Deacon recalls a story of his own wedding where someone took a photo of their behind. Doug gets inspired and takes a disposable camera into the restroom and tries to copy the story only this time it's his "be-front"!
Coming Soon "Connect Four" November 18, 2002 Ilana Wernick Rob Schiller 9 109 509
After Carrie receives some tickets to some sports games from her boss, She tries to find a couple to go with her and Doug. Carrie finds a couple but Doug does not like her husband and Doug finds a couple but Carrie does not like the wife, so Carrie to come up with the idea of a "Franken-couple".
Coming Soon "Loaner Car" November 25, 2002 Cathy Yuspa & Josh Goldsmith Rob Schiller 10 110 510
Doug enjoys the "single life" alone at the house after he lends Carrie out to Deacon during Thanksgiving to help him out.
Coming Soon "Mentalo Case" December 16, 2002 David Bickel John Fortenberry 11 111 511
At Christmas time, Doug remembers a toy he had as a child so he tries to buy one on eBay but Carrie prevents him because he wanted to pay $180. Doug later goes to a toy convention with Spence to try to track one down. After a sequence of events, Doug thinks Deacon bought him the toy. Carrie thinks Holly bought her a leather jacket, because Arthur gets Holly to disclose Carrie's gift to him. 
Coming Soon "Jung Frankenstein" January 6, 2003 Michael J.Weithorn Rob Schiller 12 112 512
After a successful visit to a therapist (Dave Foley) about Doug's over-eating Carrie gets the therapist to work on other problems Doug has without Doug knowing.
Coming Soon "Attention Deficit" January 20, 2003 Chris Downey Rob Schiller 13 113 513
Carrie gets mad at Doug for not asking about her job evaluation and at that the fact that he never thinks of her because heis too busy planning his Super Bowl party.
Coming Soon "Prints Charming" February 3, 2003 Cathy Yuspa & Josh Goldsmith Rob Schiller 14 114 514
Doug and Carrie pick up some of their photos, but soon they find out, it's not their photos, but photos of another couple, Carrie gets upset after realizing this couple is much more exciting and active then they are. Later, Carrie begins to make Doug join her in different activities.
Coming Soon "Animal Attraction" February 10, 2003 Rock Reuben Rob Schiller 15 115 515
On Valentine's Day, Carrie has to cancel dinner with Doug because he and Deacon have to deliver 2 penguins to Albany. Holly is recently dumped so Carrie takes her out to a nightclub in hopes of cheering her up. Arthur and Spence spend their Valentine's Day at Arthur's senior center. 
Coming Soon "Golden Moldy" February 17, 2003 Tony Sheehan James Widdoes 16 116 516
While on vacation, Arthur calls Doug to tell him he discovered that the house is mold-damaged and the repair bill is $7,000.
Coming Soon "S'Poor House" February 24, 2003 Michael Weithorn James Widdoes 17 117 517
Doug and Carrie find out they have $12,000 worth in mold damage in their house (more than the original estimate) so Doug asks his dad (Dakin Matthews) for the money. Before handing over the money, he looks through receipts, and soon discovers that Carrie has spent large amounts on clothes.
Coming Soon "Steve Moscow" March 10, 2003 Chris Downey Rob Schiller 18 118 518
Doug and Carrie hire Steve (Charles Rocket) and his group of Russian mold employees to repair their damage, but it takes much longer and costs more than they expected. 
Coming Soon "Cowardly Lyin" March 31, 2003 Ilana Wernick Rob Schiller 19 119 519
Doug wants to avoid going to an opera planned by Carrie, so he lies and says he was working late. After Carrie finds out about his lie, Doug admits that he lies because he is scared of her.
Coming Soon "Driving Reign" April 14, 2003 Rock Reuben & Mike Soccio James Widdoes 20 120 520
After Danny gets a job working at IPS with Doug, he is able to do Doug's route faster than Doug can. Holly makes the mistake of giving Arthur a mini-trophy that says "World's Best Grandfather", because Arthur would rather be more like a father to her. 
Coming Soon "Clothes Encounter" April 21, 2003 Chris Downey James Widdoes 21 121 521
Carrie discovers a "loop hole" in the system, where she has up to 30 days to return items she purchases. Soon, it gets out of hand and she fills up her entire office with a temporary wardrobe. 
Coming Soon "Queens'bro Bridge" April 28, 2003  David Bickel James Widdoes 22 122 522
Doug finds out that Arthur owns inherited property where there is a house built, but there's just one problem, it's co-owned by his hated half-brother, Skitch (Shelley Berman). Doug attempts to reunite the brothers in an attempt to have Arthur move out.
Coming Soon "Dog Shelter" May 5, 2003 David Bickel & Ilana Wernick Rob Schiller 23 123 523
After a visit at his parents' house, Doug finds out that his dog has died and been replaced 3 times. Plus, Doug is informed by his parents that he was born in Montreal, Quebec. 
Coming Soon "Taste Buds" May 12, 2003` Story by:
Trevor Dellecave
Teleplay by:
Tony Sheehan
Rob Schiller 24 124 524
Doug tricks Arthur into asking Carrie for things that Doug actually likes because Carrie is more apt to listening to Arthur. 
Coming Soon "Bed Spread" May 19, 2003 Owen Ellickson Rob Schiller 25 125 525
After their bed gets destroyed, Doug and Carrie sleep in separate beds and enjoy their time apart from each other.