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Grounded for Life 2001

  • 2005-01-28T07:45:00-08:00
  • FOX (US)
  • 2001-01-10T00:00:00-08:00
  • 30 mins
  • 1 day, 21 hours, 30 mins
  • United States
  • English
  • Comedy
Sean Finnerty and his lovely wife, Claudia, became parents right out of high school. Now 32, they struggle to keep their lives (and three children) under control. Claudia is a hostess at a swank restaurant, and Sean works in the subway tunnels. Working 9 to 5 and having three kids to maintain isn't an easy task, but they're doing the best that they can. Oldest daughter Lily, 14, is more than a handful. At that age where she thinks the world revolves around her, Lily devours the majority of the Finnerty's free time. Her little brother, Jimmy, is bookish to say the least, and stays out of trouble -- for the most part. And then there's the baby of the family, Henry, who's just a little off. Hyperactive and mischievous, Henry is usually secondary when it comes to problematic children. Helping Sean and Claudia deal with the brood is Sean's father, Walt, a crotchety man whose idea of a learning experience is teaching the boys how to dig a hole. If he hadn't been a father, he wo

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One of the best family-oriented comedies. Each character has their own quirks, lines, and stories. The series follows a specific recipe of starting with a disaster or an argument, and recalling all the missteps that led to it. And it's amazing to see how every character messes up at one point to make things worse and get to that pinnacle.

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