Country girl Rebecca has spent most of her life on a farm in South Dakota, and, when she goes away to college in Los Angeles, Rebecca immediately feels out of place in the daunting urban setting. She is befriended by a savvy party animal named Crawl, who convinces the ambivalent Rebecca to stay in the city. When Thanksgiving break rolls around, Rebecca, no longer an innocent farm girl, invites Crawl back to South Dakota, where he pretends to be her fiancé.
Uuno Turhapuro, a useless bum who has married money, creates havoc around his father-in-law's presidential campaign. He dresses up as his long-lost, wealthy brother from America, but things go awry when the real brother appears. At some point Uuno takes up a job at a hardware store, only to warm up a classic TV sketch perfected years earlier by the film's writer-producer Spede Pasanen. Written by Markku Kuoppamäki
A short documentary by Jim McBride.
This comedy has a country bumpkin hero Gobardhan visiting his parents-in-law in Calcutta. Mistaking a 'No Nuisance' sign for an address, he gets lost trying to find his friend Amal's room. His subsequent adventures take him to famous locations including Howrah Bridge, the Victoria Memorial and the Maidan. Gobardhan eventually finds his in-laws, feigns illness to prolong his stay, is beaten up when he tries to sneak into his wife's room and gets mistaken for a thief.
Jenny's father, a crank and a spiritualist, wishing to obtain a medium to aid him in his researches, inserts an advertisement in the paper to the effect that he desires to marry his daughter to a medium. Jenny thereupon runs away with her lover, Reggie, and the two concoct a little plan by which they can get married. Disguised as a Turk, Reggie calls and states he is willing to marry the spiritualist's daughter. Jenny's father is distracted at the loss of his daughter, so he begs the supposed medium to trace his daughter by occult means. Needless to say this is not a difficult matter to Reggie, who after leading the spiritualist a wild-goose chase over the country, brings him back to his own home (to which Jenny has returned in the meantime) and shows him his daughter hidden away in a cupboard. Tableau of delighted father, unmasking and blessings on the young couple.
Two misfits form an unlikely relationship after a woman breaks into a man's house only to discover him in the midst of a suicide attempt.
Due to unemployment and a financial crisis, Benyamin works as a handyman to restore an old dilapidated house that is going to be occupied by someone returning from abroad. But the house is filled with ghosts and the ghosts are waiting for the Drakula prince, whose son is going to be married with a daughter of one of the ghosts.
Hiromasa Akiyoshi finds happiness in an ordinary life, but after the death of his father-in-law he is forced to run as mayor by his mother-in-law Otome. He does not welcome fights and finds happiness in an ordinary life- and initially refuses to enter the election. However, with the support of his wife Mari and other people around them, he eventually resigns himself to the decision to run.
A sexy renegade male chauvinist rock singer by day, a bossed around, lousy dressed and demurring husband by night. Yuichi, the handsome, sexy, and a great rock singer, is known by his fans as 'The Wolf', a fearlessly independent musician who just couldn't care less about what others think of him. In reality, however, Yuichi is a lousy dresser, wears thick glasses and is totally devoted to his hidden girlfriend. Trouble ensues when he decides to marry in secret as he must fight to keep up his image while balancing his private life which grows ever complex as he is introduced to his overbearing family in law....
Jin-sook used to hate her son-in-law Hyun-tae when her daughter died, but now Hyun-tae is like a real son to her. One day, Hyun-tae falls in love with a woman named Soo-kyung, and Jin-sook, who was unhappy with Soo-kyung, finds out that Soo-kyung is her real daughter.
Dear, Dear Son-in-Law is a Singaporean Chinese modern family drama which is being telecast on Singapore's free-to-air channel, MediaCorp TV Channel 8. It made its debut on 16 October 2007 and ended its run on 12 November 2007. It was screened at 2100 hours every weekday night. This drama series has been repeated every Saturday and Sunday, 4.30pm to 6.30pm. The serial consists of 20 episodes.