George and Leo are odd-couple in-laws thrown together when Leo moves in above George's bookstore in Martha's Vineyard in a sitcom that never neared the comedic heights of earlier shows done by stars Bob Newhart and Judd Hirsch.
George is hired to teach a business class at a local school, but the dean (Nora Dunn) misinterprets a kiss between George and Margie, who's in the class. Margie: Alexondra Lee. Tasha: Judy Geeson. Alice: Julia Sweeney.
Conclusion. As Leo and Tasha (Judy Geeson) prepare to wed, Tasha calls in a Shaman to perform the ceremony, and Leo asks George to be his best man---and put up a few of his friends from Las Vegas. Danny: Daniel Roebuck. Arturo: John Capodice.
Leo talks George into visiting his new love Tasha, a massage therapist, but fumes when he thinks their session was more than professional. Tasha: Judy Geeson. Alice: Julia Sweeney. Ambrose: Darryl Theirse.
When Robert Goulet arrives for a book signing, Leo, who claims to go way back with "Bobby," decides to ask him to perform at Casey's shower. Mrs. Johnson: Angela Paton. Frieda: Mina Kolb. Casey: Robyn Lively.
Leo pursues a college degree, while George romances Leo's teacher (Joanna Gleason), but he hasn't learned his lesson about getting involved in anything that involves Leo. Richard: Travis Wester. Phillip: Jeff Stearns.
Leo has a mild heart attack and needs surgery, but before he goes under the knife he requests that he can make amends with his former wives, all nine of them. Anna: Veronica Cartwright. Josie: Aixa Clemente. Lorna: Maree Cheatham.
George goes to war when a bookstore chain sets up shop on the island, and the owner vows to put George out of business. Margie: Alexondra Lee. George: Bob Newhart. Ambrose: Darryl Theirse. Ted: Jason Bateman. Leo: Judd Hirsch.
George is bent on winning the historic-house tour blue ribbon, but he ends up on a bender when Leo and Ambrose spike his eggnog. Mrs. Johnson: Angela Paton. Father Rick: David Coulier. Ambrose: Darryl Theirse.
Rather than fight to get Leo to quit smoking, ex-smoker George takes up the habit. But family pressure makes them decide to stop together by staying in a locked room without cigarettes for 12 hours. Dr. Gibson: Dick Martin.
Romance blooms when a stranger (Angie Dickinson) takes an interest in George. But their date is interrupted by astonishing news from Leo. FBI Agent: Ralph Prindle. Leo: Judd Hirsch. Ted: Jason Bateman.
At a charity auction, George wins a therapy session and Leo wins a van---which he converts to a taxi. Cameos include Marilu Henner, Peter Scolari, Tom Poston, Bill Daily, Jeff Conaway, Jack Riley and Julia Duffy.
Halloween night finds Leo afraid that there's a ghost haunting the bookstore, and George terrified of running out of candy. Ian: Timothy Fall. Deputy Zajac: Paul Willson. Leo: Judd Hirsch. George: Bob Newhart.
When his restaurant receives a bad review, Ted becomes even more aware of his insecurities, and of George's inability to say that he's proud of his son. Mr. Brown: Webster Williams. Ronnie: Cristine Rose.
After Leo (Judd Hirsch) steals from George to impress his daughter with a savings bond for the baby, George forces Leo to look for a job. Frieda: Mina Kolb. Tom: Alan Wilder. Casey: Bess Meyer. Ted: Jason Bateman.
George bribes an official (Larry Miller) to allow Leo's living over the bookstore, and gets a new place of his own---a jail cell. Meanwhile, Casey forces Ted to fire their new, clueless waiter. Leo: Judd Hirsch.
On Casey's wedding day, an unhappy reunion between Leo and her mom (Veronica Cartwright) prompts her to call it off. Father Rick: Dave Coulier. Ted: Jason Bateman. George: Bob Newhart. Leo: Judd Hirsch.