Carrie goes on a business trip to Chicago when Doug's parents decide to come for a week trip. When Doug is at work his boss tells him and his fellow IPS drivers that they are going to have to take a test on the job. Doug is worried about the test and not knowing how to take care of his parents. But Doug's mother makes it easier by taking care of the household and Doug. Doug begins to feel young like a teenager again. Written by
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The name of the hardware store, Weithorn Hardware, is an inside joke. The show's executive producer is Michael J Weithorn. See more
While Doug is loading Deacon's truck, he places a package on a shelf. The camera cuts to Deacon, then back to Doug placing the same package on the shelf again See more
[to Doug's mother
Excuse me, Mrs. Heffernan; can I use the restroom?
Oh, no; here we go again.
Wait a minute; first, I didn't know you were home that day, second, Victoria Principal was on the cover of the new 'People' and third, what kind of man owns a hardware store and doesn't put locks on the bathroom door?