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Man of the House Details


A young boy attempts to sabotage his single mother's relationship with her new fiancé in this family-oriented comedy. Ben Archer (Jonathan Taylor Thomas) has become protective of his attractive mother Sandra (Farrah Fawcett) since they were abandoned by his father, and he resents the intrusion of anyone else into their lives. Despite his disapproval, however, Sandra has built up a relationship with district attorney Jack Sturges (an extremely low-key Chevy Chase), who eventually pops the question. Ben decides that marriage is out of the question, and he sets out to drive the lawyer away through a variety of schemes. These plans culminate in an effort to trick Struges into participating in the "Indian Guides," a scouting program involving all sorts of strenuous father-son activities. As one might expect, things do not quite go as Ben planned, as Jack proves himself a more suitable father figure than either expected. ~ Judd Blaise, Rovi


Chevy Chase
as Jack Sturges
Farrah Fawcett
as Sandy Archer
Jonathan Taylor Thomas
as Ben Archer
George Wendt
as Chet Bronski
David Shiner
as Lloyd Small
Art La Fleur
as Red Sweeney
Shane Meier
as Big Kid at School
Richard Foronjy
as Murray
John DiSanti
as Romeo Costanza
Walter Marsh
as Judge
Peter Appel
as Tony
Ron Canada
as Bob Younger
Richard Portnow
as Joey Renda
Sean Orr
as Bailiff
Jim Smith
as Minister
Spencer Vrooman
as Darryl Small


James Orr
Martin F. Katz
Bonnie Bruckheimer-Martell
James Orr
Jamie Anderson
Mark Mancina
Composer (Music Score)
Harry Keramidas
Margaret Jennings South
Executive Producer
Rose Marie McSherry
Set Designer
Tom Bronson
Costume Designer