"Hey, I like my family as a friend!"A Date with Your Family is a 1950s absolutely-not-propaganda film meant to teach children basic manners to use when sitting together with their families for dinner. Considering the changing lifestyles and demographics of the last half century, this film may seem a tad outdated.For tropes and episode details related to the Mystery Science Theater 3000 version, please check out the episode recap page.
—Mike Nelson, Mystery Science Theater 3000.
The short provides the following tropes.
Crow: This makes me want to heat up a Libbyland dinner and eat in front of the TV.