A mother of two ends up falling in love with a man half her age as she tries to make him part of the family.
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 Fran Reeves (26 episodes, 2005-2007)
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 Riley Douglas Martin / ... (26 episodes, 2005-2007)
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 Allison Reeves (26 episodes, 2005-2007)
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 Josh Reeves (26 episodes, 2005-2007)
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Fran Reeves, a frantic Jewish divorcée, fell madly in love with Riley Douglas Martin, a lovely, hunky contractor half her age, who moves in with her and her nasty ex Ted's two adolescent children, Joshua 'Josh', a timid med school drop-out, and Allison, a bitchy high-school girl. They all have a hard enough time finding out where they fit in this reconstituted, unofficial household, not an actual family, and things are even worse whenever outsiders wonder or ignore how it all works, given the shifted generations, Riley being barely older then his 'step-kids', actually an ideal big brother if only he were a sibling rather than the provider. Alliances and antagonisms shift, but ultimately true love triumphs and things work out. Written by KGF Vissers

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Was put on hiatus in October 2005. It returned in January 2006, only to be canceled a few months later. See more »

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Whatever Comes Our Way
Performed by Hope Partlow
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not bad
11 July 2006 | by (Richardson, TX) – See all my reviews

This is a not-too-bad show that serves as a good vehicle for Fran Drescher. Despite her obnoxious voice, there is plenty to like about this sitcom in which she and her two children live with her new boyfriend-who happens to be half her age! There are plenty of laughs, and the writing and casting are perfect. I like the kids in the show-the obnoxious little sister and the son who got kicked out of medical school and is now working in a video store. I like Fran's character. She plays the part well. I think the situations presented in the show are well done, especially the scenes with Fran's ex-husband. Overall, this is a good show.

** 1/2 out of ****


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