Harris have a smooth going relationship, until Christine's schedule becomes too hectic midway through the season causing Mr. The show is pure comedy although it does touch lightly on a few issues which are relevant to single parents and working mothers. Harris suggests that Ritchie join the soccer team to improve his social skills and make friends. There are two moms in particular who always seem to rub Christine the wrong way. That includes the judgmental stay-at-home moms at her son's private school and her ex-husband, Richard.
To distinguish between the two Christine's, the ex-husband and his new girlfriend both refer to his ex-wife as old Christine. Richard still spends a lot of time at Christine's house even when he becomes involved in a relationship with a younger woman who is also named Christine. Note: submitted this episode for consideration due to her nomination for the at the. Christine's brother Matthew lives in a guest house adjacent to Christine's house. Harris takes a new teaching job at another school to be with Christine. Meanwhile, a therapist tells Matthew that he is having an inappropriate relationship with Christine.
Christine's often needy personality often contrasts with the more self-assured personality of Richard's new girlfriend, whom they sometimes refer to as new Christine. Harris Christine gets insecure and considers plastic surgery. Additionally, she and Richard are at odds over which of them gets to be the one to give Ritchie the sex talk. Meanwhile, Christine and Richard meet up with some of their friends from college and are shocked to see how badly they've aged. Harris is on the ropes because she is just too busy with her life to make time for him. Harris are being reprimanded by the head of the school ethics committee, Christine gets some surprising news from Mr.
Eventually, New Christine takes Richard back and Mr. Matthew and Christine have a somewhat dysfunctional relationship which stems from the way they were brought up. Note: submitted this episode for consideration due to her nomination for the at the. It consisted of 22 episodes. The New Adventures of Old Christine is a comedy starring Julia Louis-Dreyfus as the title character of Christine Campbell. . Christine usually refers to this pair as the meanie moms.
Old Christine's brother, Matthew lives with her. Barb decides to start working at the gym with Christine, while Christine falls hard for Richie's new teacher, Mr. She shares ownership with her best friend Barb, played by Wanda Sykes. Christine considers having plastic surgery, because she's afraid that she's dating out of her league. Barb plays funny man to Christine's neurotic personality.
Eventually, she relents but immediately regrets her decision and, in a panic, goes to the venue with Matthew to see if she can sneak into the concert in order to keep tabs on Ritchie. In order to feel more secure, Christine asks Matthew to stay over. This causes a pregnancy scare for Christine which is soon avoided. Christine becomes obsessed with becoming politically active to set a good example for Richie. Unfortunately, they will have to find a way to evict an old lady that lives there before they can move in.
Later on, New Christine goes into labor; unfortunately for Old Christine, it happens to take place on her birthday! Harris, but she has a relapse at one of Richie's parties. The brother and sister pair are very neurotic with Christine being more obsessed about fitting in with the other mothers at her sons' school. Barb leaves her husband and she has a short-lived fling with Matthew much to Christine's horror. Christine starts dating an older man who she later discovers is New Christine's father, this situation causes Richard and New Christine to rekindle their romance once again. Despite the couple being divorced they have a very friendly relationship. This forces Matthew into Ritchie's room, where he discovers his nephew has some odd habits.
They both do everything they can to avoid their mom whenever she calls. His new girlfriend, whose name is also Christine. In this season, Christine and Mr. The show revolves around the situations old Christine needs to deal with in her life, some of which involve dating as a single mom and developing confidence in who she is and the choices she makes in her life. Christine is against the idea, but Richard is all for it until Ritchie brings home his new friends: three girls. She asks Matthew to help keep Stan away from her, but her brother is having attraction issues of his own--his latest girlfriend refuses to leave.
Christine actually owns a gym for women. In this season, due to Richard and Christine's brief kiss, Richie believes that his parents have gotten back together much to his parents' dismay. Christine is excited to learn that the hot dad is her ex-boyfriend, Burton, but her hopes of re-igniting their romance are shot down when she learns Burton has a new girlfriend. Fearing that Ritchie is too young to be exposed to sex, drugs and rock and roll vices on display at a Rolling Stones concert, Christine initially forbids it. Christine is divorced from Richard and has a young son named after her ex-husband.
The season finale included Richard sleeping with Christine after breaking up with New Christine yet again. Christine is later horrified when she's convinced to take New Christine's father as Ritchie's grandfather to 'Grandparents Day'. Recoiling from sticker shock after meeting with a ritzy event planner, Christine decides to have an arts and crafts party at her home, with mixed results. Additionally, she and Richard are at odds over which of them gets to be the one to give Ritchie the sex talk. Harris causes a scene at a school fund-raiser--especially after she wins a playdate with him. Meanwhile, Richard and New Christine take their relationship up a notch and buy a house together, which coincidentally is Christine's dream house leaving her feeling jealous and confused. Meanwhile, Matthew gets a video message from his past and decides it's time to make something of himself.