A father lives at his adult daughter's house for a while.
Norman Harper just got out of the hospital after surgery! However, all he wants to do is go home. Instead, he is at his adult daughter's house and forced to use a diet that he does not like. In addition, his daughter, Jennifer Walters is being overprotective. Soon, he starts recovering and can walk a little ways without getting exhausted. Then, she and him have a good talk and start forgiving each other for their mistakes.
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|Norman Harper||Hal Smith|
|Adam Walters||Chuck Bolte|
|Jennifer Walters||D.J. Harner|
- Steve Harris based this story on his own experience when his father stayed at his house.
- When Adventures in Odyssey began, actors Hal Smith and D.J. Harner would go on to play another father-daughter duo with a contentious relationship very similar to the one seen in this episode: John Whittaker and Jana Whittaker-Dowd.
- Adam jokingly refers to the converted master bedroom of their house as a miniature Mayo Clinic.
QuotesNorman Harper: One cup of coffee is not gonna kill me, but this diet you got me on just might!
Adam Walters: Unless your dad was incredibly young when you were born, he's over twenty-one. And we can't exactly hold him prisoner.