The telegraphically named NO DESSERT DAD, 'TIL YOU MOW THE LAWN ineptly scrambles the conventions of lowbrow family comedy. Dumbed down to appeal to pre-teens exclusively, and continually violating its own rules of logic, it pulls rabbit after rabbit out of the same hat, with no apparent
concern for the number of coincidences it takes to cobble this mess together. Luckily, its direct-to-video release never forced the producers to contend with displaying that many words on a marquee.
Ken and Carol Cochran (Robert Hays and Joanna Kerns) are textbook suburban parents. Ken's an engineer at a fledgling software firm, where his brainstorm, a revolutionary computer gam...