When "The Captain," an 82-year-old former shoe salesman from Ohio, moves to Los Angeles with his lovely wife Nedra, he finds resistance to his stand-up comedy dreams by his three grown children.

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When "The Captain," an 82-year-old former shoe salesman from Ohio, moves to Los Angeles with his lovely wife Nedra, he finds resistance to his stand-up comedy dreams by his three grown children.

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single camera comedy, family relationship comedy

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Short | Comedy

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17 May 2007 (USA)  »

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$250,000 (estimated)
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Was such a popular short around town, it led to Tim Bagley and Mindy Sterling appearing in character (as The Captain and Nedra) on "Jimmy Kimmel Live!" Sean Hayes was the guest who introduced the segment. See more »

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