After 10 Years of Marriage, Jeff And Nealy Lang Have An Idyllic Suburban Home And a Relationship On The Skids. But, When a Family of Hungry Raccoons Ransacks Their Perfectly Manicured Backyard, Jeff Becomes Obsessed With Eradicating The Pests By Any Means Necessary. Soon, The Relentless Rodents Lead Way To a Battle of Wits With a Very Meddlesome Neighbor, And Before He Knows It, Jeff Finds Himself Buried In An Absurd Mess of Infidelity, Extortion, Organ Donation And Other Assorted Mayhem.
The Enduring Friendship Between The Walling And Ostroff Families Is Tested When Nina, The Prodigal Ostroff Daughter, Returns Home For The Holidays After a Five Year Absence And Enters Into An Affair With David, Head of The Walling Family.
In An Effort To Escape Her Murky Past And Build a Better Future, Olive, a Nomadic European Con-Artist, And Her 10 Year Old Son, Bobby, Find Themselves Living In Oklahoma. Things Take a Turn For The Worse After Bobby’s Unfortunate “Run-In” With The Local And Wealthy Businessman Kent, And Olive’s Criminal Past Finally Catches Up With Her, Forcing Her To Make The Toughest Judgment of All.
When Bob Decides To Bow Out of This Year’s Butter Carving Competition, Laura Can’t Imagine The Family Not Having The Title, So She Begins To Train Herself. Her Biggest Rival Turns Out To Be a Young Adopted African-American Girl Named Destiny, Who Has a Natural Gift For Sculpture. As The Competition Gets More And More Fierce, Laura Resorts To Drastic Measures, Convincing An Old Flame To Perform Some Dirty Tricks In Order To Get The Upper Hand.
A substitute Teacher Conveniently Avoids Any Emotional Connections By Never Staying Anywhere Long Enough To Form a Bond With Either His Students Or Colleagues. A Lost Soul Grappling With a Troubled Past, He Finds Himself At a Public School Where An Apathetic Student Body Has Created a Frustrated, Burned-Out Administration. Inadvertently Becoming a Role Model To His Students, He Finds That He’s Not Alone In a Life-And-Death Struggle To Find Beauty In a Seemingly Vicious And Loveless World.
The Story Follows Three Teens As They’re Lured Into The Depraved World of Fundamentalist Religious Leader Pastor Abin Cooper. Held Prisoner By Cooper And His Army of Followers, The Boys Witness Terrifying Acts of Violence. But Their Disappearance Becomes The Catalyst For a Brutal Showdown Between Cult Members And a Government Task Force Led By Joseph Keenan, a Dedicated ATF Agent.
Eva Had a Promising Career When An Unplanned Pregnancy Threw Her Life Off-Balance, Though She Selflessly Put Her Own Ambitions Aside To Give Her Son, Kevin, a Good Life. From The Moment Kevin Was Born, There Was a Palpable Tension Between Mother And Son. Years Later, As a Teenager, Kevin Snaps And Commits An Act of Violence. As The Community Recoils From Kevin And His Family, Eva Begins To Question Whether Or Not She Ever Really Loved Her Son In The First Place.
As Screen Idol George Valentin Wonders If The Imminent Arrival of Sound Will Doom His Career, a Chance Encounter Entangles His Life With That of Young Would-Be Actress Peppy Miller, Who Becomes a Superstar While His Own Fame Starts To Fade.
Will, Simon, Jay And Neil, Have Finished School Forever, And Are Off On Their First Lads Holiday. They’re Looking Forward To Two Weeks In Malia With No Parents, No Teachers And Little Chance With The Ladies. From Disastrous Holiday Accommodation, Simon’s Heartache, Neil’s Spectacular Dancing, And Jay’s Falling Asleep In An Ants Nest, The Four Boys Become Men, Or At Least Try To.
Aubrey And Paul Decide To Celebrate Their Wedding Anniversary By Inviting Their Four Children And Their Significant Others To a Family Reunion At Their Remote And Slightly Rundown Weekend Estate. But The Family Reunion Goes Awry When Their Home Comes Under Siege By a Mask-Wearing Team of Crossbow-Bearing Assailants.