Brother's Keeper

Brother's Keeper

1998 - 1999, Comedy
An English professor and single father adjusts to living with his immature football-player brother.

Episode Guide

  • Brother's Keeper - The Duel (Season 1 Episode 23)
    Season 1 Episode 23:

    The Duel

    Porter's scheme to win Dena's heart; Bobby freaks out after experiencing an earthquake and demands to be traded.

  • Brother's Keeper - The New Client (Season 1 Episode 22)
    Season 1 Episode 22:

    The New Client

    Bobby is jealous of the amount of attention Dena is giving to her new client Dino, a race car driver.

  • Brother's Keeper - Politically Impolite (Season 1 Episode 21)
    Season 1 Episode 21:

    Politically Impolite

    The brothers appear together on "Politically Incorrect With Bill Maher."

  • Brother's Keeper - With Friends Like Porter (Season 1 Episode 20)
    Season 1 Episode 20:

    With Friends Like Porter

    Porter befriends the macho construction workers who are fixing his home.

  • Brother's Keeper - Security Farce (Season 1 Episode 19)
    Season 1 Episode 19:

    Security Farce

    Bobby hires a bodyguard after insulting listeners as host of a radio show.

  • Brother's Keeper - Everybody Says I Love You (Season 1 Episode 18)
    Season 1 Episode 18:

    Everybody Says I Love You

    The Waide men seek their mother's advice when they can't say "I love you;" Their mothers off-the-wall revelations only make matters more complicated.

  • Brother's Keeper - An Odd Couple of Days (Season 1 Episode 17)
    Season 1 Episode 17:

    An Odd Couple of Days

    After impulsively setting out on the road Porter, Bobby and Dena find themselves broken down at a garage with a couple of feuding brothers-in-law whose relationship strangely reflects on their own.

  • Brother's Keeper - Dating the Teacher (Season 1 Episode 16)
    Season 1 Episode 16:

    Dating the Teacher

    Porter discovers that Bobby is dating Oscar's teacher Ginny, he orders him to put a stop to the relationship; Porter inadvertently asks Ginny out on a date.

  • Brother's Keeper - Game Ball (Season 1 Episode 15)
    Season 1 Episode 15:

    Game Ball

    Porter accidentally ruins Bobby's priceless championship-game football; Bobby gets kicked out and moves in with Dena.

  • Brother's Keeper - Box of Stuff (Season 1 Episode 14)
    Season 1 Episode 14:

    Box of Stuff

    The brothers' mother sends them a box of stuff from their childhood, reviving ancient rivalries; The box also contains a sweater which belonged to Laura, Porter's first girlfriend.

  • Brother's Keeper - You Are Me (Season 1 Episode 13)
    Season 1 Episode 13:

    You Are Me

    Porter claims he is interested in a beautiful model for her mind.

  • Brother's Keeper - The Date (Season 1 Episode 12)
    Season 1 Episode 12:

    The Date

    Porter scares off his blind date Gretchen; Bobby, Oscar and Rose try to convince Porter to ask Rose's mother Marilyn out.

  • Brother's Keeper - Pillow Talk (Season 1 Episode 11)
    Season 1 Episode 11:

    Pillow Talk

    Porter becomes depressed after he gives a talk on Abraham Lincoln to Oscar's class and literally bores the students to sleep; Bobby hopes to shine up his brother's image in class.

  • Brother's Keeper - The Note (Season 1 Episode 10)
    Season 1 Episode 10:

    The Note

    Porter learns his mother gave Bobby special encouragement as a child.

  • Brother's Keeper - The Boss of Me (Season 1 Episode 9)
    Season 1 Episode 9:

    The Boss of Me

    Tired of being bossed around by Porter, Bobby buys a bigger house.

  • Brother's Keeper - You're in Trouble (Season 1 Episode 8)
    Season 1 Episode 8:

    You're in Trouble

    Oscar doubts Bobby's integrity when the athlete fails his drug test; guest Karl Malone.

  • Brother's Keeper - Kick Ball, Get Check (Season 1 Episode 7)
    Season 1 Episode 7:

    Kick Ball, Get Check

    Bobby finds himself in a football-kicking slump after he promises to make a field goal for Oscar during a Monday Night Football game.

  • Brother's Keeper - Trick or Treat? (Season 1 Episode 6)
    Season 1 Episode 6:

    Trick or Treat?

    Bobby scares Oscar on Halloween, turning his favorite holiday into a nightmare.

  • Brother's Keeper - Cleaning Lessons (Season 1 Episode 5)
    Season 1 Episode 5:

    Cleaning Lessons

    When Porter berates Bobby for not cleaning up after himself, Bobby reacts in a typical fashion: he hires a maid; Oscar pays Rose to do his chores.

  • Brother's Keeper - Sneaking Into the Movies (Season 1 Episode 4)
    Season 1 Episode 4:

    Sneaking Into the Movies

    Oscar lands in hot water after Bobby makes him confess to sneaking into a movie.

  • Brother's Keeper - Since You Came Here (Season 1 Episode 3)
    Season 1 Episode 3:

    Since You Came Here

    Porter fears Bobby's influence on Oscar will sway him away from college after Oscar decides he wants to be a bus driver.

  • Brother's Keeper - Who's Your Daddy? (Season 1 Episode 2)
    Season 1 Episode 2:

    Who's Your Daddy?

    Oscar's trouble at school lands Porter and Bobby in parenting classes.

  • Brother's Keeper - Pilot (Season 1 Episode 1)
    Season 1 Episode 1:


    Porter is blindsided by thearrival of his football player brother and certainly unprepared to tackle the concept that Bobby's new million-dollar contract requires him to move into Porter' responsible household.