Finally, one of the most important roles was recast at the last minute.Jack Carter was cast to play the role Arthur Spooner, Doug's father-in-law.
Arthur takes a liking of her and will ask her to become the fourth Mrs. Can Doug prevent Arthur from being his father-in-law and new uncle?
Sara, Spence, Richie, Deacon The family feels bad that Arthur has no friends.
Now, Arthur has to come over to live with them rather than move to a retirement home. Can Doug survive a large family in a small house and a big television in a tiny bedroom?
Sara, Deacon When Arthur unpacks into his new room, he shows Doug a picture of Carrie's mother from an old photo book.
It turns out that Carrie's reluctance stems from the fact that she can't stand Marie, who is cheating on Richie.
Doug feels compelled to tell Richie the truth about his wife, but he just can't quite work up the nerve.
The class on Victorian novels is very hard, so Spence decides to join them.
Doug tries to understand the book "Jane Eyre" but Doug could not get past page 2!
When Carrie suddenly wants to go to the symphony rather than a softball game, Doug really starts to feel that he's losing his down home girl to the allure of the big city.
Spence, Richie, Deacon Doug can't understand why Carrie refuses to agree to a double date with Richie and his wife, Marie.
Doug gets caught trying to help out Ray on his driving test and has his own license suspended.