A newly married man moves into his wife's parents' house to save money, only to have his life completely taken over by her father (Dennis Farina).

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 Victor Pellet (15 episodes, 2002-2003)
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 Matt Landis (15 episodes, 2002-2003)
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 Alex Pellet Landis / ... (15 episodes, 2002-2003)
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 Marlene Pellet (15 episodes, 2002-2003)
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After penniless cook Matt Landis marries businessman Victor Pellet's spoiled daughter Alex, they agree to save money for his dream to start his own restaurant by moving in with the Pellets. For 'outsider' Matt, this starts years of aggravation, mainly because Alex's dad is domineering and remains overprotective, with a strong hold over his daughter. Furthermore various habits and attitudes keep clashing. Written by KGF Vissers

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Matt: That's so funny! You take your aggression out on a toy!
Victor: Be glad, Matt!
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Referenced in Hollywood and the Muslim World (2003) See more »

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Make Yourself at Home
(In-Laws Theme)
Written by Jill Sobule, Adam Schlesinger & Steven M. Gold
Performed by Michael Bublé
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So much potential, so little pay-off.
24 September 2002 | by (Virginia Beach, VA, USA) – See all my reviews

Tonight was premiere night and I was actually looking forward to this new comedy on NBC. Jean Smart and Dennis Farina are very funny veterans and two talented newcomers seemed to be primed for success. Unfortunately, there were only moments of clever dialogue interwoven in tired old re-hashed stories with predictable outcomes. All in all, the first two episodes, which were both aired tonight, didn't leave me wanting more. I'll give it a few more shows, however I see this being canceled by the middle of the second season if not sooner unless serious revamps occur.


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