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Ended after 4 seasons in 2020.
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Adam Burns is a Pittsburgh-area contractor who agrees to take on more responsibilities at home after Andi, his wife, decides to return to work full time. He quickly learns that his children aren't the perfect little angels he thought they were and that being a primary caregiver is much more cutthroat than he originally anticipated. Providing Adam with dubious amounts of help are Don, his dim-witted older brother, Lowell, a stay-at-home dad whose children attend the same school as Adam's, and Joe, Adam and Don's old-school father.

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Adam Burns is a Pittsburgh-area contractor who agrees to take on more responsibilities at home after Andi, his wife, decides to return to work full time. He quickly learns that his children aren't the perfect little angels he thought they were and that being a primary caregiver is much more cutthroat than he originally anticipated.

Providing Adam with dubious amounts of help are Don, his dim-witted older brother, Lowell, a stay-at-home dad whose children attend the same school as Adam's, and Joe, Adam and Don's old-school father.


* ChuckCunninghamSyndrome: Marie was originally supposed to be a masculine counterpoint to Lowell's CampStraight characterization but she was quietly dropped by the first season's halfway point.



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** Marie was originally supposed to be a masculine counterpoint to Lowell's CampStraight characterization but she was quietly dropped by the first season's halfway point.
** Mrs. Rodriguez is no longer seen as Emme moved up from her kindergarten class and into the first grade.

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* PutOnABus:
** Marie was originally supposed to be a masculine counterpoint to Lowell's CampStraight characterization but she was quietly dropped by the first season's halfway point.
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PutOnABus: Mrs. Rodriguez is no longer seen as Emme moved up from her kindergarten class and into the first grade.


''Man with a Plan'' is a Creator/{{CBS}} DomCom starring [[Creator/MattLeBlanc]], [[Series/YesDear Liza Snyder]], [[Series/SaturdayNightLive Kevin]] [[Series/{{Weeds}} Nealon]], and Creator/StacyKeach.

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''Man with a Plan'' is a Creator/{{CBS}} DomCom starring [[Creator/MattLeBlanc]], Creator/MattLeBlanc, [[Series/YesDear Liza Snyder]], [[Series/SaturdayNightLive Kevin]] [[Series/{{Weeds}} Nealon]], and Creator/StacyKeach.


''Man with a Plan'' is a Creator/{{CBS}} DomCom starring [[Series/{{Friends}} Matt LeBlanc]], [[Series/YesDear Liza Snyder]], [[Series/SaturdayNightLive Kevin]] [[Series/{{Weeds}} Nealon]], and Creator/StacyKeach.

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''Man with a Plan'' is a Creator/{{CBS}} DomCom starring [[Series/{{Friends}} Matt LeBlanc]], [[Creator/MattLeBlanc]], [[Series/YesDear Liza Snyder]], [[Series/SaturdayNightLive Kevin]] [[Series/{{Weeds}} Nealon]], and Creator/StacyKeach.

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* EarlyInstallmentWeirdness: Don was a last-minute addition to the show and wasn't present in the pilot. The series also gave a lot of focus to Adam struggling to help out at his kids' school before almost completely dropping the plot element towards the end of the first season.

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* EarlyInstallmentWeirdness: Don was a last-minute addition to the show and wasn't present in the pilot. The series also initially gave a lot of focus to Adam struggling to help out at his kids' school before almost completely dropping the plot element towards the end of the first season.


* FaceDoodling: When Adam gets dragged to the opera and sees that Andi fell asleep, he gets even by drawing a moustache on her face.

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* EarlyInstallmentWeirdness: Don was a last-minute addition to the show and wasn't present in the pilot. The series also gave a lot of focus to Adam struggling to help out at his kids' school before almost completely dropping the plot element towards the end of the first season.
* FaceDoodling: When Adam gets dragged to the opera and sees that Andi fell asleep, he gets even by drawing a moustache mustache on her face.


* UsefulNotes/{{Pittsburgh}}: The show is set here, although, as with just about any media involving this show, an attempt at the infamous accent is not even bothered with by any of the actors, and you'd be forgiven for thinking the show was set in New York or anywhere else, except for all the Steelers paraphernalia everywhere.

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* UsefulNotes/{{Pittsburgh}}: The show is set here, although, as with just about any media involving this show, city, an attempt at the infamous accent is not even bothered with by any of the actors, and you'd be forgiven for thinking the show was set in New York or anywhere else, except for all the Steelers paraphernalia everywhere.


* {{Pittsburgh}}: The show is set here, although, as with just about any media involving this show, an attempt at the infamous accent is not even bothered with by any of the actors, and you'd be forgiven for thinking the show was set in New York or anywhere else, except for all the Steelers paraphernalia everywhere.

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* {{Pittsburgh}}: UsefulNotes/{{Pittsburgh}}: The show is set here, although, as with just about any media involving this show, an attempt at the infamous accent is not even bothered with by any of the actors, and you'd be forgiven for thinking the show was set in New York or anywhere else, except for all the Steelers paraphernalia everywhere.

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* {{Pittsburgh}}: The show is set here, although, as with just about any media involving this show, an attempt at the infamous accent is not even bothered with by any of the actors, and you'd be forgiven for thinking the show was set in New York or anywhere else, except for all the Steelers paraphernalia everywhere.

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* SitcomArchNemesis: Adam has one in Joy, a city inspector who's an extreme stickler for rules and regulations. Complicating matters is that they live on the same street and Joy is friends with Andi while Adam is friends with Rudy, Joy's husband.

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* BothSidesHaveAPoint: Adam learns in "Andi's Boyfriend" that they aren't legally married because Pastor Carl didn't have his license at the time. Adam's at fault because he hired this guy instead of the one Andi wanted because he wanted to have a rainy day fund. Andi is naturally ticked when she learns the truth and that he tried to keep her from finding out, but Adam points out the money they saved because the money he saved helped prevent them from losing the house during a period he wasn't getting any work.

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* FaceDoodling: When Adam gets dragged to the opera and sees that Andi fell asleep, he gets even by drawing a moustache on her face.

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* IntoxicationEnsues: Adam gets high accidentally after eating a couple of pot gummi bears from his father's candy bowl.

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