A calamitous camping trip brings a father and son closer together in FATHER AND SCOUT, a 1994 made-for-television movie released to home video in 1995.
Spenser Paley (Bob Saget) reluctantly accompanies his son Michael (Brian Bonsall) on a "Dad and Lad" camping trip to Catalina Island. The unathletic Spenser is out of his element in the great outdoors. He sinks a canoe, steps on a jellyfish, and faints in a cave. Michael is embarrassed by his
father's sour attitude and recurrent ineptitude. With his incessant whining, complaining, and sarcastic put-downs, Spenser riles the other campers, particularly Chet (David Graf). Chet and his son use underhanded tactics to ...