Mr. Belvedere centered around the Owens family who lived in suburban Pittsburgh. George Owens was a sports writer and his wife, Marsha was a homemaker/law-student. They had three children, 16 year old Kevin, 14 year old Heather and 8 year old Wesley. The series began when it got to the point where Marsha couldn't handle the household anymore with her studying so she placed an ad for a housekeeper. This is where Mr. Lynn Belvedere steps in. Mr. Belvedere was an English housekeeper whose previous employers include Winston Churchill. Although hesitant, George and Marsha hired him and he instantly becomes one of the family, even giving the kids advice on how to solve their problems when they need it. At the end of each episode, Belvedere would write an entry in his journal concerning the situations that occurred in each episode.
Marsha gets some unexpected news that she may be pregnant which brings back the feelings she had when she became pregnant with Wesley. Not wanting another baby, Marsha voices her feelings and says out loud that she didn't want Wesley, unaware that he was standing behind her.
Tired of George's smug face everytime he beats him at arm wrestling, Kevin becomes to determined to beat his father and has Mr. Belvedere coach him. Meanwhile, Heather begins dating the football jock who's been ordered to take ballet class by his coach. However, when he shows little interest in her, she begins to question his sexuality and he becomes convinced he's a homosexual.
For some extra money, Kevin picks up a job as an escort and after having an encounter with a sexpot, Kevin meets a sweet old woman whom he hits it off with and even begins thinking seriously of marriage when she proposes. Meanwhile, the Owens' monthly bills have gotten out of hand and Mr. Belvedere suggests a strategy to curb the family's expenses.
Wesley becomes a mini-mogul when he organizes a company that goes around the neighborhood doing odd jobs. The company starts off small with just him and Miles as partners. However, when greed overwhelms Wesley, Miles splits leaving Wesley power hungry and taking advantage of his employees.
Following his arrest, Mr. Belvedere is held in jail pending bail. When he is released, Mr. Belvedere arrives at the Owens home to find another maid has taken his place. Meanwhile, Mr. Belvedere and the family try to come up with ways to keep him in the country and Wesley hatches a plan of his own by trying to find a woman who could marry Mr. Belvedere so he can get a green card.
While at the laundromat with Wesley, Mr. Belvedere meets a nice woman whose work in the African jungle has temorarily been halted and has come to the area. They quickly hit it off and Mr. Belvedere fears that it may be getting too serious she he tries to brush her off by fooling around with a much younger woman.
When the owner of Belvedere's favorite Donut shop dies and leaves the donut shop to him, it upsets Lou Anne, the employee who thought she's getting it. So she quits. When Belvedere spends too much time at the donut shop, the Owens hire Lou Anne to help out.
Wesley is being harassed at school by some bullies and runs into some luck when an another student scares them off due to his body size. However, Wesley's savior turns into an annoyance when he begins hanging around all the time. Meanwhile, Kevin and Heather are in a battle of the sexes and they drag George and Marsha into their fight.
George and Wesley are big fans of a TV game show called Brain Busters and they are such big fans that they apply to be contestants. When they go for tryouts, Wesley quickly learns he has a dud for a partner, so he dumps George and teams up with Mr. Belvedere. However, he quickly discovers himself going from one extreme to another.
Heather, Angela, and Wesley head for Atlantic City with Mr. Sparks after breaking him out of the nursing home and hit up the first casino they see. Meanwhile, George and Marsha's second honeymoon is a bust, and they decide to high tail to Atlantic City as well, leaving Mr. Belvedere furious when he learns that Heather and Wesley have left the state. Kevin and Mr. Belvedere quickly hitch a ride with Robert Goulet, with their destination being Atlantic City and the stage is set for all parties to collide while Mr. Sparks has the time of his life.
Wesley is left home alone one evening as George, Marsha and Mr. Belvedere go out to the opera, Heather goes to the movies with Angela and Kevin goes out on a date. The next morning Marsha is furious when she discovers that her "Home Sweet Home" pillow has been destroyed. This leads to Wesley to take the fall for Kevin, who was responsible for the pillow being ruined. However, evidence soon begins to mount that leads the family to speculate what really happened, a la Rashomon.Watch Now:Amazon
Marsha has been waiting for her letter from the Pennsylvania Bar Association with the news of whether or not she has graduated law school. The entire family is overjoyed when she finally does get the news that she passed. However, she quickly finds it difficult searching for a job in a law firm and when she is hired she finds herself dealing with her boss who has anything but law on his mind when he begins making passes at her. Meanwhile, Mr. Belvedere begins a crash diet.
Wesley has been spending a lot of time in detention and little does anyone know that he has been getting into trouble on purpose because he secretly has a crush on the detention supervisor, Miss Connors. However, his little plan to spend time with Miss Connors goes awry when Kevin stops by to pick up Wesley, and he hits it off with her and they begin dating each other. Meanwhile, Heather gets fed up with her name and decides she wants to go by Bianca.Watch Now:Amazon
Kevin has begun college and decides to join a fraternity. Part of his initiation includes, donning women's clothing bringing the worst looking girl to a frat party. Coincidentally, Kevin meets a girl whom he thinks fits the bill, but wants to spare her feelings. However, he finds himself trapped and hurting her feelings seems to be the only way out.
After a disasterous date, Kevin vows to give up women and he throws himself into his part-time job. However, one evening he meets an older woman whom he instantly becomes smitten with which leads to him losing his virginity. Later, his parents aren't exactly happy when they meet his girlfriend.
Wesley is trying to find someone he can use for his history assignment, someone who would be willing to speak in front of his class and talk about something they lived through. Wesley immediately volunteers George, whose Korean War stories awed him when he was younger, but he is now disappointed to learn that George had made them all up. Meanwhile, Marsha prepares the family for a family portrait, and Mr. Belvedere feels left out when he is not asked to appear in it.
George is to become a member of The Happy Guys of Pittsburgh but on the night of the induction, which happens to be Halloween, George and Marsha discover the Happy Guys have a dark side. Meanwhile, Mr. Belvedere shows a different side after he goes wild toilet papering a house while trick or treating with Wesley.
For a charity auction at Wesley's school, Mr. Belvedere is talked into having his services auctioned off. However after his time is up, the lonely woman who bid a whopping $500 for his time, sets into motion a bizarre scheme that begins when she drugs Mr. Belvedere.
George is excited about his new job as a sportscaster for a local television station, but his co-workers give him less than a warm welcome. Meanwhile, George does not mind being in front of a camera until upper management tells him that to pull in the correct viewer segment, he should consider getting a facelift. Meanwhile, Wesley's secret agenda has him refusing to bathe but the family could not care less as he quickly begins to stink up the house.
Heather and Angela join chorus, but neither one of them has a singing voice, though Heather has other things on her mind when she eyes an attractive senior who she asks out on a date. However, her romance gets the brakes when he reveals he is joining the seminary to become a priest, and Heather is in a state of shock when he asks to sleep with her days before he is scheduled to leave. Meanwhile, the family does their best with their free time when Wesley breaks the TV.
Wesley is heartbroken when his pet hamster, Inky, dies, so to cheer him up, George and Marsha buy him a dog. However, little do they know, Wesley has faked Inky's death for the sole purpose of getting the dog. Meanwhile, one bathroom in the Owens' household, has George and Marsha thinking of adding on to the house.
Kevin wants to take the next step in his relationship with his roommate Casey but they get an interruption in the form of Wendy and her husband who pay them a visit and Wendy makes it known that she still lusts for Kevin. Meanwhile, a hick family moves in down the street and torments Wesley, Heather and George.
George and Wesley have resons for wanting to play hooky from work and school. When they discover one another sneaking around the house they decide to play hooky together and decide to go fishing. However, a last minute trip to the market gets them into trouble when they run into Mr. Belvedere and two armed robbers.
Heather, Angela, and Wesley head for Atlantic City with Mr. Sparks after breaking him out of the nursing home and hit up the first casino they see. Meanwhile, George and Marsha's second honeymoon is a bust, and they decide to high tail to Atlantic City as well, leaving Mr. Belvedere furious when he learns that Heather and Wesley have left the state. Kevin and Mr. Belvedere quickly hitch a ride with Robert Goulet, with their destination being Atlantic City and the stage is set for all parties to collide while Mr. Sparks has the time of his life.Watch Now:Amazon
Heather attempts to sabotage a beauty pageant.
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