How to Live With Your Parents (For the Rest of Your Life)

How to Live With Your Parents (For the Rest of Your Life)

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  • 1
A single-camera comedy series about POLLY, a single mom who, along with her young daughter, move in with her eccentric parents MAX and ELAINE to get her life back together. Because Polly and her parents look at life through different generational lenses, Polly aspires to be organized and together, while her parents live a more free-flowing, improvisational lifestyle
A single-camera comedy series about POLLY, a single mom who, along with her young daughter, move in with her eccentric parents MAX and ELAINE to get her life back together. Because Polly and her parents look at life through different generational lenses, Polly aspires to be organized and together, while her parents live a more free-flowing, improvisational lifestyle

Season 1 (13 episodes)

  • 1. Pilot

    Original air date: 04/03/2013 Runtime: 21:29 min.

    Original air date: 04/03/2013 Runtime: 21:29 min. Polly leaves her irresponsible husband, Julian, and taking her young daughter, Natalie, moves back in with her unpredictable parents, Elaine and stepfather Max. Apprehensive but determined to get her life back on track, Polly accepts her friend Jenna’s offer to set her up on a blind date and reluctantly allows her parents to babysit – with disastrous results.

  • 2. How to Get Off the Couch

    Original air date: 04/10/2013 Runtime: 21:20 min.

    Original air date: 04/10/2013 Runtime: 21:20 min. When Polly hurts her back training for a 5K and becomes confined to the couch, her parents step in to take care of Natalie. Elaine finds herself in an awkward situation with Natalie's classmates when they ask her to explain heaven and religion. Meanwhile, Max and Elaine encourage Julian to give Polly some space.

  • 3. How to Live With the Academy Awards Party

    Original air date: 04/17/2013 Runtime: 21:17 min.

    Original air date: 04/17/2013 Runtime: 21:17 min. The family celebrates their favorite holiday - the Oscars®. Polly invites an old classmate over for the event and tries to impress him. Meanwhile, Max thinks that Elaine has too close a relationship with her brother, and tensions explode at the party.

  • 4. How to Not Screw Up Your Kid

    Original air date: 04/24/2013 Runtime: 21:25 min.

    Original air date: 04/24/2013 Runtime: 21:25 min. When Polly and Julian tell Natalie they won't be going camping as a family this year, Natalie invents an imaginary bully in an effort to deal with her parents' divorce. Meanwhile, Elaine forces Max into planning to see an old Aunt who is at death's door.

  • 5. How to Run the Show

    Original air date: 05/01/2013 Runtime: 21:15 min.

    Original air date: 05/01/2013 Runtime: 21:15 min. Elaine and Max encourage Polly to put her needs first, as they did when Polly was growing up, and offer to babysit Natalie so Polly can spend time out with Scott. But they get a quick lesson in parenting - the middle ground between letting kids run the show and ending up on a milk carton.

  • 6. How to Fix Up Your Ex

    Original air date: 05/08/2013 Runtime: 21:30 min.

    Original air date: 05/08/2013 Runtime: 21:30 min. With Polly now happily dating, Natalie wants her dad to also have someone, and guilts Polly into helping Julian find a girl. Meanwhile, Elaine and Max, who have always been unapologetic about who they are, realize they have to make some changes for Natalie's sake.

  • 7. How to Stand On Your Own Two Feet

    Original air date: 05/15/2013 Runtime: 21:34 min.

    Original air date: 05/15/2013 Runtime: 21:34 min. Polly is determined to start paying her own way, so when her attempt at a second job fails, she decides to go back to school and make something of herself. Meanwhile, Elaine inspires Julian to follow his dream of opening a zombie survivor fantasy camp.

  • 8. How to Live With Your Parents (For the Rest of Your Life): Season 1 Episode 8

    Original air date: 05/22/2013 Runtime: 21:34 min.

    Original air date: 05/22/2013 Runtime: 21:34 min. Max is stressing out over the opening of his second comedy club and a lawsuit that comes with it, causing he and Polly to butt heads - with Max eating anything in sight to calm his nerves. Meanwhile, Polly helps Julian figure out his feelings for his new girlfriend.

  • 9. How to Get Involved

    Original air date: 05/29/2013 Runtime: 21:23 min.

    Original air date: 05/29/2013 Runtime: 21:23 min. When Polly is apprehensive about putting herself up for a promotion (wine and cheese manager) and Natalie announces that she's playing a "hillside" in the school play, Elaine and Max decide to get involved in order to make sure that Natalie and Polly are living up to their full potential.

  • 10. How to Have a Playdate

    Original air date: 06/05/2013 Runtime: 21:29 min.

    Original air date: 06/05/2013 Runtime: 21:29 min. Polly's desire for Natalie to fit in with the kids and moms at her new school causes tension when she arranges a play-date and Elaine tries to steal the show

  • 11. How to Not Waste Money

    Original air date: 06/12/2013 Runtime: 21:19 min.

    Original air date: 06/12/2013 Runtime: 21:19 min. Max and Polly bond when he helps her learn to follow through on doing things - like Groupons that she amassed while coping with her separation from Julian.

  • 12. How to Help the Needy

    Original air date: 06/19/2013 Runtime: 21:33 min.

    Original air date: 06/19/2013 Runtime: 21:33 min. When Polly is a hit at Elaine's birthday lunch, Elaine is left feeling uninteresting, so Polly gets her an audition for a movie to boost her ego. But Polly soon realizes she's fallen into an old pattern of putting her mother's dream before her own.

  • 13. How to Be Gifted

    Original air date: 06/26/2013 Runtime: 21:34 min.

    Original air date: 06/26/2013 Runtime: 21:34 min. Having always felt ordinary, Polly gets her family to go the extra mile to get Natalie into the gifted Magnet program, only to discover she's gifted in her own way. Also, when Elaine takes on a part in Max's play reading, their sex life is affected.