Episodes: 16 (half)
TV show dates: September 22, 2008 – June 6, 2009
Series status: Cancelled/ended
Performers include: Kyle Bornheimer, Erinn Hayes, Nancy Lenehan, Kurtwood Smith, Nick Kroll, Jessica St. Clair, RonReaco Lee, Parris Mosteller, Scott Beehner, Hayes MacArthur, Brooke Nevin, Olympia Dukakis, Philip Baker Hall, Ken Jeong, Connie Ray, and Fred Willard.
TV show description:
Entertainment magazine editor Sam Briggs (Kyle Bornheimer) desperately wants the parents of his girlfriend, Melanie Clayton (Erinn Hayes), to like him. He and Mel are newly engaged and Sam wants her parents’ blessing. Of course, it probably doesn’t help that Mel is also pregnant.
But Angela (Nancy Lenehan) and Dick (Kurtwood Smith) are wary of Sam because, whenever he visits, a fiasco ensues. Their disapproval of Sam is palpable but he continues to forge on in order to win them over. Unfortunately, the more Sam tries to prove himself to his future in-laws, the bigger a disaster he creates.
While the couple spend a week with the Claytons, leading up to Dick’s birthday, everything that could go wrong, does. Will any of them last long enough for Sam and Mel to make it to the alter? If they do get married, will Dick and Angela survive long enough to become grandparents? They don’t call it Worst Week for nothing!