FATHER HOOD is a big-screen TV sitcom crossed with an action show, something like "Bachelor Father Cruises Route 66." Manipulative and mawkish as some of it is, it's family entertainment that parents can comfortably tolerate with their older kids.
With his Elvis pompadour and Me-First attitude, Jack Charles (Patrick Swayze) is a small-time operator on the verge of landing that one big score that has eluded him throughout his second-rate crime career. He doesn't need extra baggage in the form of teenage daughter Kelly (Sabrina Lloyd) and
young son Eddie (Brian Bonsall), both of whom he has abandoned to foster care. But his best attempts to elude parental respon...