About the film
Dad's Week Off
Release Date: November 10, 1997
|Genres||:||Comedy, TV Movie|
|Production Companies||:||Showtime Networks, Paramount|
|Producers||:||Robert Frederick, David Jablin|
|Writers||:||Robert Kosberg, Neal Israel|
A computer salesman charged with marketing a tiny computer that no one can operate faces hypertension when he realizes that there is no way to sell the product and he is likely to lose his job. So he can get some rest, his wife offers to take their two kid's camping for a week. When his fellow salesman and best friend is fired and thrown out of his house by his wife, he moves in and immediately starts unending parties which ultimately ends up the house on fire and Winkler arrested on multiple charges. In between, in a drug-induced stupor, he gets mixed up with a ditzy blonde who wants to marry him and rescue her child from being raised by her parents.