A family comedy told through the separate stories of different family members.
Did You Know?
In season three Matt and Colleen try to have a baby and are not successful. The actress who plays Colleen however was actually pregnant with her daughter when filming. See more
The show opens with the printed tag line, "One Big Family. Four Short Stories.". This is a pun. Each episode consists of four complete stories, presented one at a time. But also, the name of the family is "Short". So the four segments that make up each episode aren't just short stories. They're Short stories. See more
Referenced in Honest Trailers: The Emmys