Chris Peterson is a 30-year-old man who has never grown up. This is evident in his lack of ambition, the fact that he's living over his parents' garage, and maybe most apparent in his job as a paperboy. Hilarity ensues as Chris interacts with his family and friends while trying to avoid as much responsibility as possible.
Last Episode02x13 Clip Show Aired: Mar. 08, 1992
While on his first jet airplane flight, Chris falls out, and is disappointed when his life flashes before his eyes and it only covers the past …
Series Fun Facts
- The series was canceled after the first season. But Fox suddenly changed their minds and renewed it for a second season.
- According to David Mirkin, Chris Peterson is based on Dennis the Menace (1959) which is why Chris often wears striped shirts.
- In the second season, Chris moves out of his parents' garage. Bob Elliott had grown tired of the long hours of shooting and wanted to leave the series. By having Chris move out, Bob Elliott…
[show]In the second season, Chris moves out of his parents' garage. Bob Elliott had grown tired of the long hours of shooting and wanted to leave the series. By having Chris move out, Bob Elliott did not have to appear in as many episodes and it was arranged so that he could film all of his scenes in one week.