Aired: 1991-1992 (FOX)
DAD: Otis Drexell (Dabney Coleman) / Unknown
DAD’S JOB: School teacher
KIDS: Melissa (A. J. Langer), Brenda (Brittany Murphy)
WHERE’S MOM?: Unknown
STAND-IN “MOM”: Unknown
For most of his television career, Dabney Coleman has played variations of the same cranky, self-serving character in all his series. In this show, Dabney was a guy who cheated on his taxes, and was forced to take a teaching position to pay back the IRS. Picture Welcome Back Kotter, but in this case, the teacher doesn’t want to be there.