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Episode Guide


  • Season 1
    • Mark's 40th
      Mark's 40th
      Episode 13
    • 100th Episode Party
    • Earthquake
      Episode 11
    • Gary's Trophy
      Gary's Trophy
      Episode 10
    • Gabriella's Return
    • Biography
      Episode 8
      James (voice of David Spade) is ecstatic to learn that he will be the subject of an A&E "Biography" profile, so the family secretly hustles away unpredictable Sammy (voice of Spade) to his favorite casino haunt in Laughlin, Nevada -- but when, the crew arrives, they are horrified to learn that the program will be on the more scandalous and lurid E! Network. And no one, particularly James, looks forward to being grilled by the inquisitive host, A.J. Benza, with his knack for digging up dirt and putting embarrassing spins on each detail. Bob Odenkirk, Harland Williams, Andy Dick, Maura Tierney and Janeane Garofalo also star. (NBC)moreless
    • Son of Sammy
      Son of Sammy
      Episode 7
      James (David Spade) hopes Sammy (Spade) and Gary (Bob Odenkirk) can heal some old wounds, so he bribes Sammy into spending a quality-time weekend with Gary and his wife (guest star Janeane Garofalo), with disastrous results. Meanwhile, James takes in his assistant Kathy (Maura Tierney) when she breaks up with her deadbeat boyfriend (guest star Paulie Shore) but his attempts at starting a romantic relationship are thwarted when the ex-boyfriend shows up at James' house. Harland Williams and David Cross also star. (NBC)moreless
    • Fair
      Episode 6
      James (David Spade) is looking forward to a relaxing weekend at home, until he finds out his agent, Mark (Andy Dick) has booked him to appear as "Mongo Man" at the county fair. He invites his brothers Todd (Harland Williams) and Gary (Bob Odenkirk) and Gary's family to come along, but Gary doesn't want Sammy (David Spade) coming because of his bad influence on the kids. Gary's fears become real when Sammy stows away n the family car and then accidentally is left alone with Gary's kids, who end up stranded upside down on a broken ride while Sammy is at the bar. Maura Tierney, David Cross and special guest Janeane Garofalo also star. (NBC)moreless
    • Malibu
      Episode 5
      Jamie's plans to get some R&R by renting a house in Malibu are foiled when his entire family shows up to hang out. Jamie & Sammy end up feuding over the affections of Cleo, a woman they meet on the beach, and who turns out to be a stalker. Kathy and Mark look after Wiley and Lola at a celebrity children's party where Mark thinks he can make some 'contacts'. Gary and Emily have rekindled their romance with the help of Emily's new bikini. (NBC)moreless
    • House of Pain
      House of Pain
      Episode 4
      When James (David Spade) hears from his mother, Marie (Julia Sweeney), that they're tearing down his childhood home to build a shopping center, he gets Kathy Kelly's (Maura Tierney) help to put a stop to it. When the house gets delivered to James' California residence on the back of a flatbed truck, tempers errupt between he, Gary (Bob Odenkirk) and Todd (Harland Williams), in terms of what to do with their childhood 'paradise.' Always the optimist, superagent Mark (Andy Dick) tries to spin this into a publicity opportunity. In the meantime, on the set of his series 'Oh, Rebecca,' Jamie (Spade) counsels co-star Rebecca (Janeane Garofalo) on how to get more respect from the writers. (NBC)moreless
    • Swimmin' Pools, Movie Stars
      The start of this animated comedy finds new Hollywood 'It' Boy, James Blake (voiced by David Spade), reunited with his lovable, absentee and philandering father, Sammy Blake (also voiced by David Spade). The series kicks off when Sammy tries to re-establish relations with his family just as James' movie career is taking off. Also in the picture are James' incompetent, handyman brother, Todd (Harland Williams), who just wants things to be as they were years ago when the family was together. Along the way, James' superagent, Mark Jacobs (Andy Dick), attempts to keep the 'heat' on James while fending off Sammy's attempts at getting involved in James' career. Helping to keep things together for James are his trusty, sharp-as-a-tack assistant, Kathy Kelly (Maura Tierney), and his manager/brother, Gary (Bob Odenkirk). (NBC)moreless
    • Sammy Makes Amends
      A joy ride in James' new sports car ends in a near death experience for Sammy, causing him to reassess his past and use his "second chance" to make amends with his sons, with disasterous results. Incensed by their ungratefulness at his attempt to become a "normal" father, Sammy runs away to Mexico, and when his sons try bring him home, they end up in trouble and Sammy must come to their rescue in a Tijuana jail. Meanwhile, James' agent Mark has brokered a deal that will bring James' "Mongo Man" movie character to toy store shelves as an action figure. But a broken mold and an ever-accommodating Kathy as the new model turn the toy hero into a doll with a broader appeal than they had originally planned.moreless
    • Denver
      Episode 1
      When James' mother Marie finds out that her ex-husband Sammy is living with James and Todd, she drags her new husband Steve out to Los Angeles to "save" them, but instead finds herself again falling for his charms. Meanwhile, James' agent Mark gets a book deal for James, but when it has to be written in two days, he forces Mark and Kathy to write it instead.moreless