A single dad is trying to bring up his unruly sons on his own, as well as work as a fireman with his brother Jimmy, after their mother ran off 10 years before.
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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 KGF Vissers

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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 »

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Sam Savage: What three famous words did he utter?
Chris Savage: Stop stabbing me!
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Referenced in The Simpsons: Treehouse of Horror XV (2004) See more »

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Best Comedy
2 February 2005 | by See all my reviews

Complete Savages ROCKS! This show is the best. Definitely one of the best of the year. I've never laughed so hard at a TV comedy this hard as I do with Complete Savages. My friends and I have a Complete Savages party on Friday nights where we all watch the show and have snacks. It gives us great times and enjoyment. It has given us a reason to stay home on Friday evenings. The acting is great. The writing is great. Just an overall great show. ABC has a winner here, if they would give it a chance to grow and flourish. A single father raising five boys, who are, well, "Savages" and dealing with each of their individual personalities, attitudes and idiosyncrasies.


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