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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Series cast summary:
 Victor Pellet (15 episodes, 2002-2003)
 Matt Landis (15 episodes, 2002-2003)
 Alex Pellet Landis / ... (15 episodes, 2002-2003)
 Marlene Pellet (15 episodes, 2002-2003)


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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Release Date:

24 September 2002 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Családodra ütök  »

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(15 episodes)

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Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Matt: I just crashed your Dad's car.
Alex: Yeah, nice try. He told me how great you did.
Matt: I'm serious. I smashed it pulling it into the garage. Then I kind of made it worse when I backed out. Then I took a deep breath, said, "Matt, relax," and smashed it again on the way in.
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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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I'll move in!
16 September 2002 | by (New York) – See all my reviews

This show rocks! It's a great concept which will undoubtedly open itself up to some hysterical story lines, as long as the writers don't resort to goofy misunderstandings in the vein of "Three's Company." The well-built cast shows great promise to emerge as tv's newest powerhouse, as Smart and Farina bring some much-needed intelligence to a tv schedule packed with inane 20-somethings.

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