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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Victor: Did you realize that up until now, the fastest you can get your car lubed is ten minutes? We're gonna shatter that record, Marlene. This is an eight-minute lube. And do you realize that two minutes over the course of a lifetime is an extra day? And what if that day is Christmas? Marlene, I've just given the world an extra Christmas!
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Referenced in Heroes of Jewish Comedy (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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Funniest new show of the season...
25 October 2002 | by (NC) – See all my reviews

Until I read a preview in a magazine (I believe it was FHM) that called this the best new comedy of the season I was not prepared to give it a chance. Thankfully I did. Dennis Farina is hilarious as Victor Pellet. His character is complicated and well-developed. I would love to see this show moved to Thursdays in lieu of the dreadful "Good Morning Miami". That would make for a night of truly Must-See TV.


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