Jed Carson is the dictatorial patriarch of his family. He has three daughters. The older two are married to men who are junior partners in his business. For all practical purposes, these men have become his sons. They ruefully refer to themselves as “The Carson Kids.” Jed’s youngest daughter, Courtney, has become interested in a man named Mike who has no desire to become one of “The Carson Kids.”
Jed’s father, Angus, has been acting out of character since retiring but nobody pays much attention until he tries to talk Jed out of manipulating Courtney and Mike.

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