Doing Time on Maple Drive

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Doing Time on Maple Drive ★★½ 1992

College boy Matt (McNamara) brings his fiancee Alison (Loughlin) home to meet his seemingly tranquil but secretly dysfunctional family. Dad (Sikking), a retired military man, and Mom (Besch) expect their children to be perfect but elder brother Tim (Carrey) is a not-so-secret alcoholic, neurotic daughter Karen's (Brook) marriage is in trouble, and Matt himself is hiding a big secret that threatens the harmonious family facade. Made for TV. 90m/C VHS, DVD . William McNamara, James B. Sikking, Bibi Besch, Jim Carrey, Lori Loughlin, Jayne Brook, David Byron; D: Ken Olin; W: James Duff; C: Bing Sokolsky; M: Laura Karpman. TV