Stewart McBain is a successful, wealthy businessman who has given his family the easy life. Now, as young adults, none of the kids are in any hurry to leave the cushy lifestyle they enjoy at home. But McBain knows best. Or so he thinks. To the surprise of his wife he kicks the kids out into a dilapidated tenement hoping they'll discover responsibility for themselves. But the table turns when McBain's business goes under and he and his wife must move in with their offbeat offspring. Now the McBain family must once again learn to live together, an experience that teaches them where their real family fortunes lie.