Another in the endless parade of lamely comic movies in which odious children bedevil moronic authority figures, MAN OF THE HOUSE revolves around the travails of Jack Sturges (Chevy Chase) as he tries to win over young Ben (Jonathan Taylor Thomas). Ben's the precocious son of Sandra
(Farrah Fawcett), the woman Jack hopes to marry. Neurotic, smart-mouthed, and apparently ignorant of the conventions of adult/child interaction, Ben devises an ever-escalating series of torments for Jack. These include signing them both up for the Indian Guides, a sort of bush league Iron John
outfit. While participating in silly wilderness rituals, Ben and Jack of course develop mutual...