A multicharacter story that was bought by Fox to showcase eight of their contract players, NO DOWN PAYMENT is a social drama about the exodus to the suburbs and families' inability to pay for the homes beyond each monthly mortgage check. It takes place in a housing development known as
"Sunrise Hills," a typical suburban tract where all the homes look alike but the people are vastly different. Hunter is an electrical engineer married to Owens. She's raped by drunken Mitchell, who is later killed by Hunter. Randall is a fast-talking used-car salesman with big plans that are
constantly dashed by fate. He takes to drink and that causes his wife, North, to think about ...