6.9/10
5,632
42 user 8 critic

Man with a Plan 

TV-PG | | Comedy | TV Series (2016– )
Trailer
4:25 | Trailer

Watch Now

on Prime Video

ON TV
A dad finds out that parenting is harder than he thought after his wife goes back to work and he's left at home to take care of the kids.
Reviews
Popularity
508 ( 220)

Episodes

Seasons


Years



3   2   1  
2019   2018   2017   2016  
1 win. See more awards »

Videos

Photos

Learn more

More Like This 

The Odd Couple (2015–2017)
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  

After being kicked out of their houses by their wives, two friends try to share an apartment, but their ideas of housekeeping and lifestyles are as different as night and day.

Stars: Matthew Perry, Thomas Lennon, Lindsay Sloane
Kevin Can Wait (2016–2018)
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.7/10 X  

A retired police officer is on a fresh career path as he rises to the challenge of being a newly single dad. His kids are grateful to him for making sure they're okay, but decide it's time for him to get out of the house, so they turn to Vanessa (Leah Remini), his former police partner, for help.

Stars: Kevin James, Taylor Spreitler, Ryan Cartwright
Superior Donuts (2017–2018)
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  

Sympathetic old-school doughnut shop owner Arthur, his spunky young employee and aspiring artist, Franco, and their friends and patrons keep the shop going in a changing culturally-mixed inner city Chicago neighborhood.

Stars: Jermaine Fowler, David Koechner, Maz Jobrani
Joey (2004–2006)
Comedy | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6/10 X  

In this spin-off of Friends (1994), Joey Tribbiani moves to Los Angeles to pursue his acting career.

Stars: Matt LeBlanc, Paulo Costanzo, Drea de Matteo
Episodes (2011–2017)
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  

British writer-producers Beverly and Sean Lincoln (Tamsin Greig and Stephen Mangan), have a wonderful marriage and a hit TV series to their credit. Things couldn't be better. Until Merc ... See full summary »

Stars: Matt LeBlanc, Stephen Mangan, Tamsin Greig
Young Sheldon (TV Series 2017)
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  

Meet a child genius named Sheldon Cooper; (already seen as an adult in The Big Bang Theory (2007)) and his family. Some unique challenges face Sheldon who seems socially impaired.

Stars: Iain Armitage, Zoe Perry, Lance Barber
Mom (TV Series 2013)
Comedy | Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  

A newly sober single mom tries to pull her life together in Napa Valley while dealing with her wayward mother.

Stars: Anna Faris, Allison Janney, Mimi Kennedy
The Great Indoors (2016–2017)
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  

An adventure reporter must adapt to the times when he becomes the boss to a group of millennials in the digital department of the magazine.

Stars: Joel McHale, Christopher Mintz-Plasse, Chris Williams
Edit

Cast

Series cast summary:
Matt LeBlanc ...  Adam Burns 47 episodes, 2016-2019
Liza Snyder ...  Andi Burns 47 episodes, 2016-2019
Matt Cook ...  Lowell 47 episodes, 2016-2019
Grace Kaufman ...  Kate Burns 47 episodes, 2016-2019
Matthew McCann ...  Teddy Burns 47 episodes, 2016-2019
Hala Finley ...  Emme Burns 47 episodes, 2016-2019
Kevin Nealon ...  Don Burns 46 episodes, 2016-2019
Stacy Keach ...  Joe 28 episodes, 2017-2019
Kali Rocha ...  Marcy 27 episodes, 2016-2019
Diana Maria Riva ...  Mrs. Rodriguez 22 episodes, 2016-2017
Edit

Storyline

Adam Burns (Matt Leblanc) thinks that taking care of childrens is piece of cake and tells his wife Andi (Liza Snyder) that she can get back to her job and he'll manage the childrens but what will happen when he care his children is a fun rollercoaster ride to watch. Written by Akshay Mathur

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Genres:

Comedy

Certificate:

TV-PG | See all certifications »
Edit

Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

24 October 2016 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Man with a Plan See more »

Company Credits

Show more on IMDbPro »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

16:9 HD
See full technical specs »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

There is a small foosball on the living-room coffee table. A full-size foosball table was a regular sight in the apartment of Joey from ''Friends'', Matt LeBlanc's famous character. See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
A promising show that probably will get worse, sadly
24 February 2018 | by FamousGirlfriendSee all my reviews

This show is much better than I expected, then again, my expectations were somewhere below basement level. The first episodes were not very good, but there are moments that are genuinely hilarious and as the characters develop the show seems to find its pace. Episode 8 had me laughing so hard I actually cried.

LeBlanc and Snyder have great chemistry and the kids are good. They aren't the problem, the problem is the writing. The idea that a man who starts taking more (that is,equally as much) responsibility for his family is somehow in for a shock because omg parenting is hard, is terribly outdated. LeBlanc does this in a heartwarming day; of course everyone wants to be the fun parent, and it's good that he realises that being a parent is more than being fun. It's like his character is on the right track, but the writers still throw really sexist scenarios at him. His character is in many ways too good to be a stupid man child, but still the writers don't seem to have understood this.

Adam (LeBlanc) and Andi (Snyder) are clearly capable of being a grown up, lovable couple that tries really hard to navigate through parenting, but for some reason the writers just have to go there, that murky place with all that stereotyping: men are like this, women like that, etcetera. Adam and Andi are relatable in many ways, so that the writers feel forced to make them less relatable is beyond me.

Sitcoms generally freak me out. If you can't make the comedy stand on its own, without a laugh track showing people when to laugh or not, you're not good at doing comedy. Plus it's just scary watching something together with invisible people with a bad sense of humour. If the producers of this show would just let go of some of those laughs and allow the characters to be a driving force instead of letting old, sexist and cliché ideas of family life take the wheel, this show could really go somewhere.

There's something unique with this show, but that could disappear really quickly if the writers eff it up, and they actually seem to want to do that.


2 of 3 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you? | Report this
Review this title | See all 42 user reviews »

Contribute to This Page

IMDb Freedive: Watch Movies and TV Series for Free

Watch Hollywood hits and TV favorites for free with IMDb Freedive. Start streaming on IMDb and Fire TV devices today!

Start watching

Stream Popular Action and Adventure Titles With Prime Video

Explore popular action and adventure titles available to stream with Prime Video.

Start your free trial



Recently Viewed