That was accomplished in Season 6 in an episode titled The Conversation as Paul and Jamie debate letting their child cry herself to sleep without comforting her.The show was nominated for more than 100 major awards and won a Golden Globe for Best Television Series - Comedy or Musical in 1995.Hunt racked up four Emmy wins for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series from 1996 to 1999.
Helen Hunt's wan, guarded, wry face hangs there, looking like one of those girls next door from the 1930s - Jean Arthur, Barbara Stanwyck, Joan Blondell - until she persuades you that she truly is lovely and wondrous.The bad news is that creator and star Paul Reiser does not see the possibility of a revival a la The X-Files. We didn't want to be tempted to come back." Along with Danny Jacobson, Reiser, 58, created the series about a newlywed couple, Paul and Jamie Buchman, in New York played by himself and Helen Hunt.It ran from 1992 to 1999 and won praise and accolades for its realistic and humorous portrayal of marriage.This sounds like soft stuff these days, but that is because so few people feel at ease with old-fashioned romantic comedy.Even As Good As It Gets lurches along sometimes, but Helen Hunt keeps it together, and tomorrow night in Los Angeles she will win the Oscar for just being so ordinary, decent and perfect. She has real competition in four fine British actresses - Kate Winslet in Titanic, Judi Dench as Mrs Brown, Julie Christie in After and Helena Bonham Carter in The Wings of the Dove.