We will use your email address only for sending you newsletters. Please see our Privacy Notice for details of your data protection rights. Released on the Thanksgiving weekend, the series follows Don Quinn played by Dennis Quaid who is a strong-willed patriarch. The comedy is set just before and during the Christmas period as he struggles to deal with the stress of the holidays as well as the pressure of his close-knit family. This reaches breaking point when his youngest daughter Emmy Bridgit Mendler arrives home from LA with a new boyfriend. The struggling musician Matt Brent Morin and Don do not meet eye-to-eye in the hilarious series. Actor Bridgit Mendler also weighed in on the possibility in an interview with Elite Daily, discussing how it could be based around other holiday seasons. What can we do? The idea of picking up on different holiday seasons was actually part of the original pitch from Everybody Loves Raymond executive producer Tucker Cawley, according to Deadline. The publication reported when Netflix picked it up how it was envisioned as a potential anthology series.
Merry Happy Whatever
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A struggling LA musician tries to win over his new girlfriend's gruff dad and quirky, tight-knit siblings on a day Christmas visit to Philadelphia. On the first day of his visit, Matt gets a crash course in Quinn family dynamics when Don brushes him off and Kayla has a relationship crisis. Drama swirls ahead of the family's traditional night of caroling as Joy catches Sean in a lie, Emmy questions Matt's career goals, and Don upsets Nancy. It's the Sunday before Christmas, when the Quinn men watch football and the Quinn women decorate the tree. But this may be the year traditions change. Don's quest for a last-minute gift means a family trip to the mall, where Kayla tries to chat up a barista, and Emmy and Matt squabble over finances. As Don tries to rally the family for Midnight Mass, Patsy and Todd share big news, while Matt looks for signs about whether he should propose to Emmy. On Christmas Day, Emmy eagerly awaits Matt's proposal, Don makes another misstep with Nancy, and Kayla rethinks her decision about her marriage.
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Emmy learns the truth about her job opportunity, Matt endears himself to Emmy's siblings, and a nervous Don prepares for his big date with Nancy. Here are three streaming picks that capture the spirit of Christopher Nolan 's mind-bending masterpiece in their own way. Watch the video. Get the Latest News. Title: Merry Happy Whatever —. A womanizer helps his sister, a bar owning roomie and his 3 friends with well needed dating advice. A medieval English knight is magically transported to present-day America where he falls for a high school science teacher who is disillusioned by love.