Mike Baxter is the marketing director for an iconic outdoor sporting goods store. He loves to have adventures while he's traveling for work and, of course, he drives a pick-up truck. While Mike is king of the hill at work, he's the odd man out in a home that is dominated by women -- namely his wife, Vanessa, and their three daughters, 22- year-old Kristin, 17-year-old Mandy and 14-year-old Eve. After being a stay-at-home mom for years, Vanessa recently returned to the workplace and was quickly promoted (much to the dismay of her primarily male co-workers). As a result of Vanessa's increased work load, Mike is pulled into more hands-on parenting than ever before. Written by
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Even though the series is set in Colorado there are references to two NJ towns throughout the seasons. When Kyle takes out the race car he is in front of the Cherry Hill mall which is an actual place in NJ. This could be a reference to Cherry Creek Mall in Denver, Colorado. The high-school is called Woodbridge High which is both a real town and school in NJ. Finally in an episode in season 4 Ed tells Kyle that he met Sammy Davis Jr once in Cherry Hill NJ. See more
Whenever the exterior shot of the front of the Baxter house is shown, the ford f100 is seen outside the garage. But, in the very next scene, it's seen inside the garage. See more