|Two Black brothers - Willis and Arnold Jackson - come to live with the Drummond family: Phillip, a widower with a teenage daughter Kimberly. The Drummonds have a housekeeper, Mrs. Garrett.|
Willis and Arnold's mother, who is deceased, was the Drummonds' original housekeeper. She wanted Mr. Drummond to look after her two boys in the event of her death.
Episodes from the first season focus on Willis and Arnold adapting to their new lifestyle, and adjusting to a new family.