(eng. : Foster Family
) is Polish comedy series released between late winter 1999 and early winter 2003. The series was canceled in 2003, only to start it spinoff - with longer episodes and more main characters, called "Rodzina Zastępcza Plus"
The series is a story of Kwiatkowski family - parents Anka and Jacek, with two children; 17-year-old Majka and 7-year-old Filip. One afternoon, little Filip is teased by some local bully boys and gets unexpected help from 11-year-old unknown boy; Romek.
Romek turns out to be orphanage escaper. Anka and Jacek have no choice but to conntact the orphanage. But they like Romek so much, that decide to adopt him eventually.
When Jacek goes to the orphanage to start organizing everything, he discovers that Romek has two little friends in the orphanage that can't imagine live without him. Now, the family has no other choice, so they take two little girls; Zosia and Eliza, as well.