During the 1980s recession, automobile engineer Jack is fired from his job. When his wife, Caroline, finds a job before he does, they switch roles, placing him in the unfamiliar position of homemaker and caretaker to their three children. He embarks upon a series of misadventures, from navigating grocery store trips to playing poker games with housewives. Jack and Caroline must figure out the intricacies of their new roles while maintaining their relationship.
Michael Keaton, Teri Garr, Fred Koehler, Taliesin Jaffe, Courtney White, Brittany White, Martin Mull, Ann Jillian, Jeffrey Tambor, Christopher Lloyd, Tom Leopold, Graham Jarvis, Carolyn Seymour, Michael Alaimo, Valri Bromfield, Charles Woolf, Miriam Flynn, Derek McGrath, Michael Ensign, Ken Olfson, Frank Birney, Hilary Beane, Edie McClurg, Patti Deutsch, Estelle Omens, Patty Dworkin, Bernadette Birkett, James Gallery, Tom Rayhall, Danny Mora, Maurice Sneed, Phil Simms, Bruce French, Lisa Freeman, Robert Lussier, Jacque Lynn Colton, Mandy Ingber, Ken Hixon, Jane Atkins, Gerry Black, Lisa Blake Richards, John O'Leary, Gaye Kruger