Sam Bissel is a wholesome family man with a loving wife, Min, and two loving daughters. They lead a happy suburban life. The only part of Sam's life that he is not happy about is his job as a lowly cog in the art department of the advertising firm of Burke & Hare. Sam's professional life takes a major turn when he is made executive of the Nurdlinger Dairy account. Simon Nurdlinger is a wholesome family man who wants a wholesome family man with wholesome family ideals heading his account, Sam the only one in Burke & Hare that fits the bill. Sam's home life also takes a major turn when Min's college friend, Janet Lagerlof, moves in next door. Janet stands to inherit $15 million from her grandfather's estate, but the will has a clause that she must be happily married to inherit the money. Janet is technically divorced from Howard Ebbets, and states that getting back with Howard is not worth $15 million. But when Jack Bailey and Irene Krump - two of Janet's relatives who would like to ...
Slam! Bam! Here comes Sam!...Caught in the Middle of a Two-Woman Jam!
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The "old fashioned grandmother" drives the children to camp in a 1963 Corvette hardtop roadster. See more
Sam goes to work for a second day without socks, but when he comes home he is wearing a pair of white socks. See more
Isn't it wonderful. Sam is so clever with his hands. I just love it. Sam, it's a new work of art.
I don't know a thing about art. I just know what I don't like.
Referenced in Cheers: Bad Neighbor Sam
Let Hertz Put You in the Driver's Seat
Lyrics and Music by Richard Adler
Performed by The Hi-Los See more