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The films starts as a typical FishOutOfWater story. Rebecca "Becca" Warner (Gugino) is a farm girl from South Dakota. She is just starting her college life at the University of Los Angeles. Where the local ways of dressing, acting and partying confuse and scare her. By the time Halloween (October 31) arrives, Becca is seriously thinking of dropping out and running home. Enter resident advisor Crawl (Shore). He is a SurferDude who is willing to help Becca adapt to her new environment. He talks her into having a makeover and helps her learn to have fun. She now loves California life.

Time for the second part of the film. When Thanksgiving break arrives, Becca worries about returning home. Her boyfriend Travis (Gauthier) has hinted at a marriage proposal. Her parents fully expect her to settle down with him. She actually dreads that thought. When Crawl admits to have no family of his own, Becca invites him over to spend the holidays at the farm. She effectively introduces him as her new boyfriend. He catches on and claims they are already engaged. Angering Travis and and shocking her family.

Now Crawl has to win over conservative dad Walter (Smith), timid mom Connie (Pickett), and little brother Zack (Renna). Face the revenge schemes of Travis and farm hand Theo (Burkley). And face temptation in the face of local hottie Tracy (Thiessen). Because Crawl is seriously falling for Becca, even if she is unaware of it.

The film is often mentioned as a pretty decent comedy, Crawl as one of Shore's most likeable roles. Professional critics are less favorable to it. Creator/RogerEbert pointed that Crawl is "one of those narcissistic cool guys who speaks in a monotone", making him hard to like. He found himself sympathizing with the parents who don't trust this prospective son-in-law. James Berardinelli complained about the film having few laugh-out-loud moments and having an ending which gave him a "sugar shock". In any case, the film performed decently at the box office. It earned about 36.5 million dollars in the United States market, where it was the 42nd most successful film of its year.

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The films film starts as a typical FishOutOfWater story. Rebecca "Becca" Warner (Gugino) is a farm girl from South Dakota. She is just starting her college life at the University of Los Angeles. Where Angeles, where the local ways of dressing, acting and partying confuse and scare her. By the time Halloween (October 31) arrives, Becca is seriously thinking of dropping out and running home. Enter resident advisor Crawl (Shore). He is (Shore), a SurferDude who is willing to help Becca adapt to her new environment. He talks her into having a makeover and helps her learn to have fun. She now loves California life.

Time for the second part of the film. When Thanksgiving break arrives, Becca worries about returning home. Her home; her boyfriend Travis (Gauthier) has hinted at a marriage proposal. Her proposal, and her parents fully expect her to settle down with him. She actually dreads that thought. When Crawl admits to have having no family of his own, Becca invites him over to spend the holidays at the farm. She farm, and effectively introduces him as her new boyfriend. He catches on and claims they are already engaged. Angering engaged, angering Travis and and shocking her family.

Now Crawl has to win over conservative dad Walter (Smith), timid mom Connie (Pickett), and little brother Zack (Renna). Face (Renna), face the revenge schemes of Travis and farm hand Theo (Burkley). And (Burkley), and face temptation in the face of local hottie Tracy (Thiessen). Because Crawl is seriously falling for Becca, even if she is unaware of it.

The film is often mentioned as a pretty decent comedy, with Crawl rated as one of Shore's most likeable roles. Professional critics are less favorable to it. it; Creator/RogerEbert pointed that Crawl is "one of those narcissistic cool guys who speaks in a monotone", making him hard to like. He like, and said he found himself sympathizing with the parents who don't trust this prospective son-in-law. son-in-law, while James Berardinelli complained about the film having few laugh-out-loud moments and having an ending which gave him a "sugar shock". In any case, the film performed decently at the box office. It earned office, earning about 36.$36.5 million dollars in the United States market, where it was the 42nd most successful film of its year.



* AccidentalMisnaming: The dad keeps calling Crawl "Crotch" and "Crap".
* AmericanGothicCouple: The Promotional poster of the film was a direct parody of the painting. Featuring the youthful Gugino in a traditional dress and Shore wielding a pitchfork. His costume being a mix of farming clothes and beach accessories.

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* AccidentalMisnaming: The dad Walter keeps calling Crawl "Crotch" and "Crap".
* AmericanGothicCouple: The Promotional poster of the film was a direct parody of the painting. Featuring painting featuring the youthful Gugino in a traditional dress and Shore wielding a pitchfork. His pitchfork with a costume being boasting a mix of farming clothes and beach accessories.



* JerkAss: The Warners' farm hand towards Crawl.
* TheMakeover: In the first part of the film, Crawl gives one to Becca. In the second one, he gives one to Connie. Helping bring her out of her shell.
* OnlyKnownByTheirNickname: Crawl is the nickname of the character. But he rarely uses his first name (Fred) and never reveals his last name. He explains how he got the nickname: "Because that's how I used to get home my freshman year."

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* JerkAss: The Theo, the Warners' farm hand hand, towards Crawl.
* TheMakeover: In the first part of the film, Crawl gives one to Becca. In the second one, he gives one to Connie. Helping Connie, helping bring her out of her shell.
* OnlyKnownByTheirNickname: Crawl is the nickname of the character. But character, but he rarely uses his first name (Fred) and never reveals his last name. He explains how he got the nickname: "Because that's how I used to get home my freshman year."

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* ParentalHypocrisy: Walter tends to ride Zack pretty hard about his interests, only to complain when his own father does the same to him. Crawl pointing this out is a wake-up call for him.


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* WisdomFromTheGutter: Unsurprisingly, the Warners largely look down on Crawl, but he offers them some surprising insight about improving their lives, such as Walter's tense relationship with Zack.


* HadTheSillyThingInReverse: Crawl looks back to drive in reverse, but rides the tractor forward through the fence.



* HadTheSillyThingInReverse: Crawl looks back to drive in reverse, but rides the tractor forward through the fence.

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* HadTheSillyThingInReverse: Crawl looks back to drive in reverse, but rides the tractor forward through the fence.


* TheCameo: Creator/BrendanFraser turns up in a Halloween scene, reprising his role from ''EncinoMan'', which also featured Shore.

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* TheCameo: Creator/BrendanFraser turns up in a Halloween scene, reprising his role from ''EncinoMan'', ''Film/EncinoMan'', which also featured Shore.


The film is often mentioned as a pretty decent comedy, Crawl as one of Shore's most likeable roles. Professional critics are less favorable to it. RogerEbert pointed that Crawl is "one of those narcissistic cool guys who speaks in a monotone", making him hard to like. He found himself sympathizing with the parents who don't trust this prospective son-in-law. James Berardinelli complained about the film having few laugh-out-loud moments and having an ending which gave him a "sugar shock". In any case, the film performed decently at the box office. It earned about 36.5 million dollars in the United States market, where it was the 42nd most successful film of its year.

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The film is often mentioned as a pretty decent comedy, Crawl as one of Shore's most likeable roles. Professional critics are less favorable to it. RogerEbert Creator/RogerEbert pointed that Crawl is "one of those narcissistic cool guys who speaks in a monotone", making him hard to like. He found himself sympathizing with the parents who don't trust this prospective son-in-law. James Berardinelli complained about the film having few laugh-out-loud moments and having an ending which gave him a "sugar shock". In any case, the film performed decently at the box office. It earned about 36.5 million dollars in the United States market, where it was the 42nd most successful film of its year.


* JerkAss: The Warners' helping hand towards Crawl.

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* JerkAss: The Warners' helping farm hand towards Crawl.


* AccidentalMisnaming: The dad keeps calling Crawl "Crotch" and "Crap".



* BlameGame



* JerkAss: The Warners' helping hand towards Crawl.



* ParentalMarriageVeto: The warners consider Crawl unacceptable as a prospective son-in-law. He has to win them over. Sounds familiar?

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* ParentalMarriageVeto: The warners Warners consider Crawl unacceptable as a prospective son-in-law. He has to win them over. Sounds familiar?


The film is often mentioned as a pretty decent comedy, Crawl as one of Shore's most likeable roles. Professional critics are less favorable to it. RogerEbert pointed that Crawl is "one of those narcissistic cool guys who speaks in a monotone", making him hard to like. He found himself sympathizing with the parents who don't trust this prospective son-in-law. James Berardinelli complained about the film having few laugh-out-loud moments and having an ending which gave him a "sugar shock". In any case, the film performed decently at the box office. It earned about 36,5 million dollars in the United States market, where it was the 42nd most successful film of its year.

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The film is often mentioned as a pretty decent comedy, Crawl as one of Shore's most likeable roles. Professional critics are less favorable to it. RogerEbert pointed that Crawl is "one of those narcissistic cool guys who speaks in a monotone", making him hard to like. He found himself sympathizing with the parents who don't trust this prospective son-in-law. James Berardinelli complained about the film having few laugh-out-loud moments and having an ending which gave him a "sugar shock". In any case, the film performed decently at the box office. It earned about 36,5 36.5 million dollars in the United States market, where it was the 42nd most successful film of its year.


The film is often mentioned as a pretty decent comedy, Crawl as one of Shore's most likeable roles. Professional critics are less favorable to it. . RogerEbert pointed that Crawl is "one of those narcissistic cool guys who speaks in a monotone", making him hard to like. He found himself sympathizing with the parents who don't trust this prospective son-in-law. James Berardinelli complained about the film having few laugh-out-loud moments and having an ending which gave him a "sugar shock". In any case, the film performed decently at the box office. It earned about 36,5 million dollars in the United States market. Where it was the 42nd most successful film of its year.

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The film is often mentioned as a pretty decent comedy, Crawl as one of Shore's most likeable roles. Professional critics are less favorable to it. . RogerEbert pointed that Crawl is "one of those narcissistic cool guys who speaks in a monotone", making him hard to like. He found himself sympathizing with the parents who don't trust this prospective son-in-law. James Berardinelli complained about the film having few laugh-out-loud moments and having an ending which gave him a "sugar shock". In any case, the film performed decently at the box office. It earned about 36,5 million dollars in the United States market. Where market, where it was the 42nd most successful film of its year.



* AmericanGothicCouple: The Promotional poster of the film was a direct parody of the painting. Featuring the youthfull Gugino in a traditional dress and Shore wielding a pitchfork. His costume being a mix of farming clothes and beach accessories.

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* AmericanGothicCouple: The Promotional poster of the film was a direct parody of the painting. Featuring the youthfull youthful Gugino in a traditional dress and Shore wielding a pitchfork. His costume being a mix of farming clothes and beach accessories.


'''''Son in Law''''' is a 1993 comedy film starring PaulyShore, CarlaGugino, LaneSmith, CindyPickett, TiffaniThiessen, PatrickRenna, DanGauthier, and DennisBurkley. The film was directed by SteveRash, previously known for films such as ''Film/TheBuddyHollyStory'' (1978) and ''Film/QueensLogic'' (1991).

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'''''Son ''Son in Law''''' Law'' is a 1993 comedy film starring PaulyShore, CarlaGugino, LaneSmith, Creator/PaulyShore, Creator/CarlaGugino, Creator/LaneSmith, CindyPickett, TiffaniThiessen, PatrickRenna, DanGauthier, Creator/TiffaniThiessen, Creator/PatrickRenna, Creator/DanGauthier, and DennisBurkley. Creator/DennisBurkley. The film was directed by SteveRash, Creator/SteveRash, previously known for films such as ''Film/TheBuddyHollyStory'' (1978) and ''Film/QueensLogic'' (1991).


* AmericanGothicCouple: The Promotional poster of the film was a direct parody of the painting. Featuring the youthfull Cugino in a traditional dress and Shore wielding a pitchfork. His costume being a mix of farming clothes and beach accessories.

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* AmericanGothicCouple: The Promotional poster of the film was a direct parody of the painting. Featuring the youthfull Cugino Gugino in a traditional dress and Shore wielding a pitchfork. His costume being a mix of farming clothes and beach accessories.

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* ContinuityNod: Link from ''Film/EncinoMan'' appears, implying that ''Son in Law'' exists in the same continuity as that film.

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