When it's time to plan a party for Jeff's birthday, everyone gets involved. But Audrey is spending a little too much time on planning the party, which makes Jeff unhappy. Although Jeff won't reveal what he usually gets in the annual birthday deal, Adam brings up the subject with Jennifer and is then worried when Jennifer not only agrees to give him a birthday deal, but announces she wants to get one in return. Meanwhile, Russell is obsessed with trying to figure out what Jeff's birthday present really is.
Rules of Engagement is a comedy about different phases of the male/female relationship as seen through the eyes of a newly-engaged couple Adam and Jennifer, a long-married pair Jeff and Audrey, and a single bachelor on the prowl, Russell. However, Russell obtains a relationship of his own as he tries to make the professional relationship with his assistant Timmy more personal.
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