Formerly a life-long bachelor, Rob has a whirlwind romance and marries Maggie (Claudia Bassols), a young, beautiful, and smart book translator. After eloping to Las Vegas, Maggie and Rob must break the news to her overprotective and judgmental parents — sarcastic Rosa (Diana Maria Riva) and cynical Fernando (Cheech Marin).Shocked by the news that they’ve eloped, the family remains skeptical of Maggie’s choice for a husband.Network: CBS Episodes: Eight (half-hour) Seasons: One TV show dates: January 12, 2012 — March 1, 2012 Series status: Cancelled (ratings) Performers include: Rob Schneider, Cheech Marin, Claudia Bassols, Diana Maria Riva, Eugenio Derbez, and Lupe Ontiveros.TV show description: On this comedy series, Rob (Rob Schneider) is a successful landscape architect who has Obsessive Compulsive Disorder.The exception is her uncle Hector (Eugenio Derbez), the black sheep of the family who immediately declares himself to be Rob’s best friend.Rob attempts to be closer to them, often ending in disastrous results — despite his good intentions.(Gual is apparently from the Garry Marshall school of filmmaking, as for its thoroughly sanitized and saccharine offering of beautiful people in troubled relationships.) To make matters worse, the film’s third act is spawned from news that the ship carrying everyone’s dessert has sunk, which insufferably sends various characters running to the beach for more mindless conversations amid rescue attempts of the crew.America - Farm to Table: Simple, Delicious Recipes Celebrating Local Farmers (Grand Central 2014) In this new book he celebrates American farmers: their high quality products and their culture defined by hard work, integrity, and pride.
The coming of age of young Alexander, future world conqueror, from his boyhood in Macedonia to his assumption of Regent of the Land, after proving his worth to his father, the demanding King Phillip.Likewise, various other characters arrive for dinner, each devised to layer a diverse group of bourgeois archetypes, from go-getter naïf Mina (Marta Torné), to cantankerous sage Comptessa (Fionnula Flanagan), to reserved intellectual Walter (Stephen Rea).These devices however, are less critical or satirical inclusions than requisite placeholders; Gual directs with a feigned effervescence that’s of a particularly privileged sort, reveling in stereotypical upper-class mores rather than offering anything critical or even particularly insightful about them.Intended to serve 8-12, the recipes can easily be halved or quartered for any occasion.Better yet, the dishes are perfectly paired for combinations that create stellar meals for every season.