Saying her brother Philip is trying detox at her place, maid Berta gets Alan's permission to stay at the Harper brothers' beach-house, and immediately commandeers his room, so dad has to bunk with Jake. Charlie who wasn't consulted at all is even less amused then by his hang-over, so he points out to presumptuous Alan he doesn't charge any rent only to remain sole master in his home, which hits the permanent guest since two years as a cold shower. Having overheard their fraternal row, Berta immediately starts stirring on purpose, telling Alan he deserves a warmer welcome and a better life while encouraging Charlie to demand more respect, hoping to become his live-in house keeper. When Alan threatens to move out, Jake wants to stay as he isn't persona non grata while mother Evelyn, not invited by Charlie either, points out as real estate professional his budget after alimony can barely afford a camping site. Charlie reassures depressed Jake he won't have to move out. Alan bluffs till ... Written by
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When Alan picks up the huge suitcase, it is obviously empty. See more
She needed a place to stay for a couple of days. What would you have said?
I would have sat her down and explained my sincere belief that there are boundaries between employer and employee, which exist specifically to protect said employer from accidentally seeing the employee prancing around in her big cotton granny panties!