David Basner is a successful advertising executive who has it all: Money, happiness, and women who want him. Then one day his world falls apart when his mother leaves his father. Now, he must balance his life between his mother, who is happy with her newfound independence, and his father, a recently laid off salesman who is hard-headed, stubborn, and hides a lot from David. Now David must cope with the downfall of his family and his life. Written by
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It's a comedy. And a drama. Just like life.
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Rumor has it that director Garry Marshall wouldn't go ahead with the making of this film without the inclusion of Jackie Gleeson. Gleeson had grown tired of filmmaking, and wished to retire from the business. After several attempts to get him on board, Marshall finally called Gleeson on the phone and insisted that if he didn't do this film that the last film he would be remembered for was "Smokey and the Bandit III". Gleeson immediately accepted. See more
David's Jeep has an automatic transmission in some scenes, a manual transmission in others. See more
[to Andrew Woolridge
Sir, I was just wondering. By eating your entire meal with the salad fork, does that include the soup?
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Written by Christopher Cross
, Patrick Leonard
and John Bettis
(as Jon Bettis)
Performed by Christopher Cross See more