Synopsis: What would you do if your mother moved in with you and just wouldn't leave? When NOAH COOPER, 29, is fired from his job as a therapist, he thinks his day can't possibly get worse. When he arrives home his already full house gets even crazier when MARILYN, Noah's overbearing mother arrives with her five dogs in tow needing a place to stay. Comedy ensues as Noah learns to deal with the pressures of finding a job, a wife who desperately wants a baby, and worst of all a mother who won't quit smothering!
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Director(s): Vince Di Meglio
Production: Variance Films
Rotten Tomatoes:
92 min

Sorry guys. Sorry! Sit tight! OK?

Mrs. Cooper's class.

Hello, Mrs. Cooper, it's me.

Hi me.

So I have some good news

and somebad news.

What happened?

The bad news is I got fired.

But the good news is I'm gonna

start my own practice

two years ahead of schedule.

Ralph fired you?

No, Dana did.

Ralph was on speakerphone.

Oh my God!

What an asshole.

Look, honey, I'm really sorry,

but I'm in the middle of class

right now.

Can we talk it later?

Yeah, try not to get fired, OK?

One of us should have a job,

I think.

Happy Halloween.


Oh, how's it going?

Pretty good.

Great. Who are you?

Myron Stubbs.

You know I'm Clare's cousin

from Indianapolis?

She said I could stay

here a few days

for this writing seminar

I'm going to.

Oh, right.

I thought

that was a couple of weeks.

Yeah, it got moved up.

So I called her from the airport

to find out where the spare key was.

I never would've guessed.

I'm Noah.

Nice to finally meet you.

Nice to meet you.

Can I ask you a question?

Is that my toothbrush next

to your toenail clippings?

Is it? Oh man, I'm sorry.

I forgot mine at home.

So I just Yeah, it's a simple mistake.

You know what.

I'll just go buy one.

That's okay.

You know what.

Keep it and think it as

a Welcome to our Home gift.

Really? Right on.


Trick or treat!

Who is this?

Oh, look at these.

Straight from Villa Villekulla.

How excited Happy Halloween.

There's my unemployed man.


Does my cousin get here okay?

Yeah, he went out for a while.

He said He'd be back

in a minute.

So are you serious about

what you said

about starting

your own practice right now?

Yeah. I mean what have

I got to lose, right?

I've got experience, I'm clearly

executive management material.

So, what do you think?

Can we go to the Honesty Zone?

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