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    • 1991-06-19T00:00:00-04:00 on ABC
    • 30 mins
    • 3 hours, 30 mins
    • United States
    • English

    Welcome to The Man in the Family guide at TV Tome. This short-lived summer series focussed on Sal Bavasso, an Italian-American ne'er-do-well who reluctantly promised his dying father that he would move back to Brooklyn in order to keep Carmine's Deli in the family. (The audience regretted it too.)

    7 episodes

    1x01 Honor Bound

    • Series Premiere

      1991-06-19T00:00:00-04:00 — 30 mins

    Sal tries to fulfill his promise to his dead father, but Vinnie and Cha Cha come up with a temptingly wild business scheme.

    1x02 Once Bitten...

    • 1991-06-26T00:00:00-04:00 — 30 mins

    Sal faces suspicious police and an angry family in his valiant attempt to reconcile with Christina, the woman he left at the altar.

    1x03 Sal Falls In Love

    • 1991-07-03T00:00:00-04:00 — 30 mins

    Sal turns down first-date sex with an attractive woman.

    1x04 Uncle Sal

    • 1991-07-10T00:00:00-04:00 — 30 mins

    To impress a woman, Sal pretends nephew Robby is his son; Angie dates a cobbler.

    1x05 Date With a Don

    • 1991-07-17T00:00:00-04:00 — 30 mins

    Sal arranges a date with Annie for a mobster, then has to explain why she doesn't like him or his marriage proposal.

    1x06 Real News

    • 1991-07-24T00:00:00-04:00 — 30 mins

    The Bavassos make some hindsight adjustments when they reenact an attempted burglary for a ""reality TV"" show.

    1x07 Pal Joey

    • 1991-07-31T00:00:00-04:00 — 30 mins

    Sal doesn't want his old friend dating Tina.