Standup comedian Rodney Carrington stars as Rodney Hamilton, a down-to-earth guy's guy who, with his own heartland intelligence, speaks the truth.
In the middle of real, everyday America, Rodney's life revolves around two things: His family -- wife Trina and their two boys, Jack and Bo -- and his horrible job at a fiberglass plant. He also makes time for his longtime friend, Barry, and his man-hungry sister-in-law, Charlie, a frequent visitor to the Hamilton house.
There's never time for life to get dull for Rodney. He's not afraid to walk into a department store naked on a dare. Not afraid to take credit for flowers someone else sent his wife. Not afraid to get between his fighting boys. Not afraid to tell his wife he's ready to make standup comedy his career ... Okay, he's a little afraid of that. One matter they do agree on is the fact that, although they may not have much in the way of material things, they are rich in the love of their family and friends.
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Recaps1x5: Halloween recap
: Rodney's loves to play practical jokes on his favorite holiday, Halloween. He also loves the costumes, and this year he's trying to win the contest at the Blue Goose... read more.1x4: Reacquisition Engineer recap
: The plumbing goes out at the Hamilton house forcing them to come up with $1000 in two weeks. Carl offers to loan them the money and Rodney declines. Barry's plumber is the one doing the job so all they are paying for is parts. Rodney asks him if he can work off the money, and Barry lets him know things are slow... read more.1x3: Teacher recap
: Rodney shows Jack a practical joke and he starts playing them at school. Shortly after, he ends up in detention. Rodney and Trina meet his teacher and Rodney knows exactly what the problem is. He tells Trina that Jack is attracted to the teacher, but she just doesn't want to believe he's growing up so fast. When she puts him to the test, she is forced to accept the way things are. In the end, Rodney persuades Jack that it just isn't love... read more.1x2: Superhero recap
: Rodney’s career is finally taking off, or so he thinks. He tells Trina that he’ll be making about $150 a night at the comedy club, but Hank never bothered to mention that every night is ladies’ night and they won’t be paying... read more.1x1: Pilot recap
: After Rodney quits his job, Trina isn’t happy with the situation. Once again, he’s trying to pursue a career in comedy. Things get even worse when he lets it spill that he was to be promoted to foreman. Carl offers Rodney a job as a used car salesman, but Rodney doesn’t want to be stuck in a job that he hates... read more.