Single father Nick Savage runs a 'macho' household, having five school-age sons, all rowdy slobs except sensitive, polite 'nerd' Sam, who nevertheless envies dating-slick athlete Shawn. That changes when distantly admired Angela becomes his steady date, a base nine of his brothers ever reached or would admit wanting. Nick's younger brother and fire department colleague Jimmy is their welcome regular guest, but frankly serves as bad adult example of irresponsibility. Written by
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Producer Mel Gibson stars in the informational videos shown to his sons by Nick, as Officer Steve Cox - a motorcycle Highway Patrol Officer. See more
[pointing to T.J., then the dog, then Jack
You're a liar, you can't catch a frisbee, and you use to much gel!
[looking at Nick who is glaring back
I got no beef with you!
[runs out the door
It's not gel, it's pomade.
The dog says "Savages" in the opening credits. See more