|Based on||Home to Roost by Eric Chappell|
|Written by||Jay Abramowitz|
Zachary D. Wechsler
|Directed by|| Peter Bonerz |
|Starring|| Jack Klugman |
|Country of origin||United States|
|No. of seasons||2|
|No. of episodes||26|
|Executive producers||Ronny Hallin|
|Running time||30 minutes|
|Production companies||Sweater Productions|
Taft Entertainment/Lawson Group
Taft Entertainment Television
|Distributor||CBS Television Distribution|
|Original release||February 27, 1986 –|
January 7, 1987
|Related shows||Home to Roost|
You Again? is an American sitcom television series that aired for two seasons on NBC from February 27, 1986 to January 7, 1987. It was based on the British show Home to Roost .
Jack Klugman stars as Henry Willows, a man still embittered from his divorce ten years earlier, who had made no effort to see his son Matt (John Stamos) during that time. Henry had become fairly comfortable with his life as a supermarket manager and was not really looking to make major changes to it when Matt arrived looking to stay with his father, whom he hardly knew anymore. Matt was an ill-mannered but quite attractive youth who was very popular with the girls. He drove the gruff Henry almost over the edge, but of course in the end familial ties conquered all differences in sitcom tradition.
The show was based on the British show Home to Roost , which was still in production at the same time. British actress Elizabeth Bennett played housekeeper "Enid Thompson" in the British version and "Enid Tompkins" in the US version simultaneously, so she was a frequent commuter from London to Los Angeles during the time in which You Again? was in production.
|Title||Directed by||Written by||Original air date|
|1||1||"All You Need Is Love"||Peter Bonerz||Eric Chappell||February 27, 1986|
|2||2||"Dating Henry"||Peter Bonerz||Eric Chappell||March 3, 1986|
|3||3||"Small Chance"||John Bowab||Eric Chappell||March 10, 1986|
|4||4||"Henry and Matt Get Sick"||Jerry Paris||John B. Collins||March 17, 1986|
|5||5||"Plastic Dream World"||Gerren_Keith||Eric Chappell||March 24, 1986|
|6||6||"Bad Apples"||Lee Bernhardi||Jerry Stahl||March 31, 1986|
|7||7||"Enid Quits"||Barbara Schultz||Jerry Stahl||April 7, 1986|
|8||8||"A New Life"||Peter Bonerz||Eric Chappell||April 14, 1986|
|9||9||"Suspect"||Jerry Paris||Eric Chappell||April 28, 1986|
|10||10||"The Wake"||Peter Baldwin||Sam Greenbaum||May 5, 1986|
|11||11||"Uncle Randy"||Gerren Keith||Vivian Rhodes||May 19, 1986|
|12||12||"Marry Me, a Little"||Howard Murray||Rick Mitz||June 2, 1986|
|13||13||"The Strike"||Gerren_Keith||Doug McIntyre||June 9, 1986|
|Title||Directed by||Written by||Original air date|
|14||1||"The Grad"||TBA||TBA||October 1, 1986|
|15||2||"Quit is a Four Letter Word"||TBA||TBA||October 8, 1986|
|16||3||"The Audition"||TBA||TBA||October 15, 1986|
|17||4||"Life, Liberty and the Pursuit of Traffic Lights"||TBA||TBA||October 29, 1986|
|18||5||"Sports Fantasy"||TBA||TBA||November 5, 1986|
|19||6||"The Lush Life"||TBA||TBA||November 12, 1986|
|20||7||"The DJ"||TBA||TBA||November 26, 1986|
|21||8||"Social Insecurity"||TBA||TBA||December 3, 1986|
|22||9||"Personals"||TBA||TBA||December 10, 1986|
|23||10||"Enid Moves In"||TBA||TBA||December 24, 1986|
|24||11||"Good Neighbors"||TBA||TBA||December 27, 1986|
|25||12||"Henry, the Kissinger"||TBA||TBA||December 31, 1986|
|26||13||"Where the Sun Don't Shine"||TBA||TBA||January 7, 1987|
You Again? did not achieve the same level of hit status of Home to Roost in the UK, with many viewers finding it difficult to accept the 64-year-old Klugman as the father of 23-year-old Stamos. Nonetheless, the show finished at #19 in its first season's ratings, ahead of other, longer-running shows such as 227 and The Facts of Life and strong enough for NBC to renew it for a second season. It ran for just under a year, occupying four different time slots in the process, prior to its cancellation. Less than a year after You Again? went off the air, John Stamos began appearing on the long-running sitcom Full House .
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