Womanizing Will lives a carefree bachelor life on a Christmas song's royalties - until 11-year-old Marcus and his cute mom Fiona move in next door. Will provides an escape for Marcus from his vegan, hippie, uncool, depressed mom.

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Jason Katims
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David Walton ...  Will 33 episodes, 2014-2015
Benjamin Stockham ...  Marcus 33 episodes, 2014-2015
Al Madrigal ...  Andy 33 episodes, 2014-2015
Minnie Driver ...  Fiona 33 episodes, 2014-2015
Annie Mumolo ...  Laurie 27 episodes, 2014-2015
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Will Freeman lives a charmed existence. After writing a hit song, he was granted a life of free time, free love and freedom from financial woes. He's single, unemployed and loving it. So imagine his surprise when Fiona, a needy single mom and her oddly charming 11-year-old son, Marcus, move in next door and disrupt his perfect world. When Marcus begins dropping by his home unannounced, Will's not so sure about being a kid's new best friend, until, of course, Will discovers that women find single dads irresistible. That changes everything and a deal is struck: Marcus will pretend to be Will's son and, in return, Marcus is allowed to chill at Will's house, play ping-pong and gorge on steaks, something his very vegan mom would never allow. Before he realizes it, Will starts to enjoy the visits and even finds himself looking out for the kid. In fact, this newfound friendship may very well teach him a thing or two that he never imagined possible - about himself and caring for others. Written by NBC Television

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You don't have to be family to be family See more »

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Comedy | Drama | Romance

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All of the episode titles begin with the word "About," and usually also "a" (or "an"), as in "About a House for Sale" or "About a Manniversary". See more »

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Version of About a Boy (2003) See more »

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Meh
28 February 2014 | by synisterfoesSee all my reviews

It's a TV series based off of a Hugh Grant film by the same title.

However the on screen Chemistry Between all three leads is refreshing.

in this day of 80s remakes I'm sure Bill Cosby will have a show on TV soon.. ooh wait his pilot is in production as we speak, Whats next a talking car that fights crime?..

Anyways, if you haven't seen this pilot give it the 20 minutes it runs - minus commercials. If you enjoy it great summer TV usually sucks and finding multiple shows so far that are decent enough to watch a full season of is great. specially if you work nights and need stuff to fill up your TV between 11pm and 7am :)


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22 February 2014 (USA) See more »

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