This really didn't need a love story, but it especially didn't need one between a grown-ass man and high-school girl. At one point Keith Coogan jokes that Jon Cryer is inching toward statutory rape and Cryer is just like "yeah, it isn't easy to keep my hands off her." Truly insane.
And yet ... an easy recommend.
Yo this mf blindfolds his daughter and walks her to a candlelit dinner where he presents a ring symbolizing his control over her. And her reaction is “You’re right, daddy. I’ve decided not to date.”
Also there’s a scene at Carrabba’s. Also the writers blame the great recession on not praying. Also the amazing and amazingly unnecessary dig on socialism. Also the world’s widest tie-knots. Also deflated Rand Paul.
Untold levels of genius.