Annie is overwhelmed by her position as president of the building co-op, but Mike's efforts to ease her burden don't go as planned. A break-up motivates Ian to take on "The Returner" at work. Leigh ...
In this sitcom, Charlie, who takes Mike Flaherty's place in later years, is the Deputy-Mayor of New York City, and his team of half-wits must constantly save the Mayor from embarrassment and the media.
Michael J. Fox,
A young man is accidentally sent 30 years into the past in a time-traveling DeLorean invented by his friend, Dr. Emmett Brown, and must make sure his high-school-age parents unite in order to save his own existence.
Michael J. Fox,
While the pilot was in development, Mike's original surname was Burnaby, named for the Vancouver suburb where Michael J. Fox spent most of his childhood. Upon NBC picking this up, it was changed to Henry. See more »
Episode 1 = tried too hard, too big a role given to Parkinsons.
Episode 2 = tried too hard and humor a bit too contrived
Episode 3 = only one reference to Parkinsons but tight and subtle humor. Great chemistry between the characters and situations most of us can relate to.Michael J. Fox has the kind of talent that can't be suppressed and although his illness was a big part of episode 1 and less so by episode 2, by episode 3 (thankfully) the script writers realize that there is humor in almost any situation and they don't have to force each one.
The absence of a laugh track in the show is most welcome and anyone who tolerated the first two episodes and came to episode three with the attitude of "I'll give it the 5 minute test and change channels if it does not grab us" - as my wife and I did - prepare to be pleasantly surprised.
Trust me and watch the first two episodes with the objective of getting to know the characters then sit back and enjoy episode 3 and hopefully many more excellent episodes to come.
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