• Air date: 19 Jul '95 27 episodes
      Dream On is an American adult-themed situation comedy about the family life, romantic life, and career of Martin Tupper, a divorced New York City book editor played by Brian Benben. The show distinctively interjected clips from older black and white television series to punctuate Tupper's feelings or thoughts. It was created by Marta Kauffman and David Crane, the team who would later create the TV show Friends. It ran for six seasons on HBO between 1990 and 1996.
  • List of Episodes (27)
    • 1. Try Not to Remember

      19 Jul '95
      Martin has trouble climaxing and is referred to a therapist. Through hypnotism, she leads him to suspect he is repressing the memory of childhood abuse.
    • 2. Bess You Is Not My Woman Now

      26 Jul '95
      Martin tries to seduce Judith's best friend from college, but she only has eyes for someone else…
    • 3. Long Distance Runaround

      02 Aug '95
      Martin looks for a new best friend, after Eddie decides to move to LA to join a sitcom.
    • 4. Significant Author

      09 Aug '95
      Under pressure from Gibby to get an elite writer, Martin attempts to lure the writer dating Toby (who coincidentally, is an award-winning author).
    • 5. 9 1/2 Days

      16 Aug '95
      Martin dates a woman that acts strange in public, and yet, is an etiquette expert.
    • 6. Beam Me Up, Dr. Spock

      23 Aug '95
      Jeremy's math teacher is the cause for Jeremy's low math grade.
    • 7. Take Two Tablets, and Get Me to Mt. Sinai

      30 Aug '95
      Martin's life is examined after he dies.
    • 8. Music in My Veins (1)

      13 Sep '95
      After Jeremy chooses to go to Richard Stone's induction into the Rock N Roll Hall of Fame instead of with Martin on a Father's Day canoeing trip, Martin reluctantly tags along. In typical Tupper fashion, he goes home with a girl named Katrina that he meets there. It turns out that she has 2 interesting, but related surprises for Martin.
    • 9. Music in My Veins (2)

      20 Sep '95
      This picks up with Martin and Katrina struggling to write songs for the new Crevice album. Katrina suffers from a light writer's block, and ends up taking inspiration from Martin's college poetry. Crevice breaks up over the creative changes, and Katrina debuts her first single as a solo artist on Eddie's show. The fan's are not pleased.
    • 10. Tie Me Sister Lu Down, Sport

      27 Sep '95
      Martin's building goes co-op, and to be able to afford purchasing his apartment/condo, he dates Gibby's insane sister.
    • 11. She Won't Do It, But Her Sister Will

      04 Oct '95
      Martin dates Judith's sister.
    • 12. Flight of the Pedalbee

      11 Oct '95
      Toby is in a rut. Uses self-help book.
    • 13. Am I Blue?

      18 Oct '95
      Martin needs to make some quick money, so he writes for pornographic movies.
    • 14. Home Is Where the Cart Is

      01 Nov '95
      Martin tries to get a homeless woman's memoirs.
    • 15. Little Orphan Eddie

      08 Nov '95
      Eddie learns that he was adopted.
    • 16. Toby's Choice

      15 Nov '95
      Martin's friend likes Toby.
    • 17. The Weekend at the College Didn't Turn Out Like They Planned

      22 Nov '95
      Martin and Judith visit Jeremy at college. Sparks ignite.
    • 18. Second Time Aground

      24 Jan '96
      With their relationship rekindled, Judith suggests that she and Martin join a support group for couples on their second time around.
    • 19. The Spirit of 76th & Park

      31 Jan '96
      Martin moves into Judith's high-tech apartment.
    • 20. All About Louie

      07 Feb '96
      Gibby picks Martin to represent Whitestone at the Chicago Book Fair, informing him with one weeks notice. This means a ton of extra work and pregnant Toby doesn't really feel up to it, so Martin suggests they take on a temp to lighten the load. Toby offers up her cousin Louie, and although initially reluctant, Martin assents, giving him a trial period to prove himself.
    • 21. The Way We War

      14 Feb '96
      Flashback episode: Martin's fortieth birthday is approaching fast and Eddie insists on throwing him a party. Unfortunately, Judith is planning a party of her own thus bringing them into conflict. Martin suggests compromise by urging them to plan the party together. As they argue over the details, they reminisce over their past disagreements.
    • 22. Springtime for Tupper

      21 Feb '96
      At a Salary Review Meeting, Gibby has some good news for Martin; Martin's to be put in charge of his own division at Whitestone, a quality publishing imprint called Camelot New Press. Things get off to a bad start however when the first round of author interviews yield nothing. Through a quirk of fate, Martin remembers an old manuscript he admired, ‘The Barrel Maker' by Julian Keppel and stays up all night reading it. He contacts the emotionally fragile author and promises to make it
    • 23. Hey Diddle Diddle

      28 Feb '96
      Martin thinks things are getting out of hand after Judith discovers "some little tricks" to improve her sex life.
    • 24. Cupid Is as Cupid Does

      06 Mar '96
      Judith plans a dinner party for their couple friends, so she suggests that Martin not invite currently single Eddie. When Eddie finds out, he makes Martin feel guilty until he invites him, but the evening doesn't go well. Eddie has nothing in common with the couples and so he storms out. Next day, Martin and Judith meet a recently separated friend, Rema, whom Martin invites to their apartment for dinner, planning to also invite Eddie and match them up. Eddie begins spending all his time with
    • 25. Tenants, Anyone?

      13 Mar '96
      Martin's old apartment is becoming a huge money pit, costing him exorbitant maintenance fees and so he resolves to get rid of it. He has a meeting with Irwin Bader who isn't optimistic of getting much over $1,500, even though he sold it to Martin for $2,400. Libby expresses an interest on behalf of her son, but Martin passes on the idea.