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A newly married man moves into his wife's parents' house to save money, only to have his life completely taken over by her father (Dennis Farina).

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Mark Reisman
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Series cast summary:
Dennis Farina ...  Victor Pellet 15 episodes, 2002-2003
Elon Gold ...  Matt Landis 15 episodes, 2002-2003
Bonnie Somerville ...  Alex Pellet Landis / ... 15 episodes, 2002-2003
Jean Smart ...  Marlene Pellet 15 episodes, 2002-2003
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After penniless cook Matt Landis marries businessman Victor Pellet's spoiled daughter Alex, they agree to save money for his dream to start his own restaurant by moving in with the Pellets. For 'outsider' Matt, this starts years of aggravation, mainly because Alex's dad is domineering and remains overprotective, with a strong hold over his daughter. Furthermore various habits and attitudes keep clashing. Written by KGF Vissers

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English

Release Date:

24 September 2002 (USA) See more »

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(15 episodes)

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Stereo

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Color

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1.33 : 1
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Quotes

Marlene: Alex! Don't let your father catch you opening presents 'til Christmas.
Alex: I thought I heard a puppy in there and I wanted to make sure it had some air!
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Referenced in Heroes of Jewish Comedy (2003) See more »

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Make Yourself at Home
(In-Laws Theme)
Written by Jill Sobule, Adam Schlesinger & Steven M. Gold
Performed by Michael Bublé
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So much potential, so little pay-off.
24 September 2002 | by b_oosterwykSee all my reviews

Tonight was premiere night and I was actually looking forward to this new comedy on NBC. Jean Smart and Dennis Farina are very funny veterans and two talented newcomers seemed to be primed for success. Unfortunately, there were only moments of clever dialogue interwoven in tired old re-hashed stories with predictable outcomes. All in all, the first two episodes, which were both aired tonight, didn't leave me wanting more. I'll give it a few more shows, however I see this being canceled by the middle of the second season if not sooner unless serious revamps occur.


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