The familiar struggle between oedipal longing and childhood guilt might have made for captivating drama, if we actually cared about any of the characters in this period drama. Set in the world of 1940s New York dinner theater, Willie Walters (Alan Alda) and Stuey Walters (Steven Weber) are a father and son team of agents, who struggle to stay afloat despite the ghosts haunting them from the past. Willie is a bitter, aging tyrant, who browbeats his son and his clients. Stuey struggles to find his footing with his career, his father, and the women in his life. Haunted by provocative dreams and visions from his past, Stuey floats from one relationship to another, unable...