Perhaps a die-hard Freudian desperate for a laugh could find humor in this wretched attempt at a holiday heart-warmer. Unfortunately, that leaves the rest of us twisting in the wind. Howard Langston (Arnold Schwarzenegger) may be the mattress king of Minneapolis, but
he's a total failure as husband and father. Since he's never home, his frustrated wife (Rita Wilson) is left open to the sexual wiles of the lothario next door (Phil Hartman), and his son (Jake Lloyd) -- a first-class mama's boy in the making -- has pops pegged as a rotten liar. The only way bad
dad can possibly regain their affections and his rightful place as man of the house is by procuring that one...