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Chapter 1 "Alex Comes Home"
After spending the last ten years in New York, Alex P. Keaton, along with his wife
Jackie and their 2 children, Hannah and Alex Jr., are ready to head on home for
a Thanksgiving holiday. After finishing up work, Alex, Jackie and the kids head
to the airport and fly home.
After a lengthy flight, they arrive at the old family home. Steven Keaton, is now
retired from the public access TV station he spent so much time at. Elise Keaton,
is also retired, but still does some work on the side now and then. Mallory and
Jennifer are out of the house, Mallory recently married and about 8 months
pregnant, and Jennifer attending medical school. And Andy is away at school
and will not be able to attend Thanksgiving this year.
Alex is the last of the children to arrive at home, being greeted by his very
pregnant sister, Mallory and her husband Jack Larson. Jackie feels slightly
left out since she is very familiar with Alex's family, since they spend most of
their holidays in New York. This is the first time Jackie is seeing his family
since they got married 6 years ago.
Alex winds up spening most of his time with his parents and with Skippy who
still lives in the neighborhood with his fiance Holly. Leaving Jackie to talk with
Mallory about her pregnancy and about the mall. Jackie is starting to wonder
if Alex is having too much fun at home and worries that he will want to return