Center of the Universe

Center of the Universe

2004 - 2005, Comedy
A family man deals with the foibles of his eccentric extended clan.

Episode Guide

  • Center of the Universe - Independence Day (Season 1 Episode 15)
    Season 1 Episode 15:

    Independence Day

  • Center of the Universe - Marathon Woman (Season 1 Episode 14)
    Season 1 Episode 14:

    Marathon Woman

  • Center of the Universe - The Break-In (Season 1 Episode 13)
    Season 1 Episode 13:

    The Break-In

  • Center of the Universe - Oh, Brother, What the Hell Were You Thinking? (Season 1 Episode 12)
    Season 1 Episode 12:

    Oh, Brother, What the Hell Were You Thinking?

  • Center of the Universe - It's the Principal of the Thing (Season 1 Episode 11)
    Season 1 Episode 11:

    It's the Principal of the Thing

  • Center of the Universe - The New Neighbors (Season 1 Episode 10)
    Season 1 Episode 10:

    The New Neighbors

    When Miles befriends the new kid next door, Kate and John find themselves at rock concerts and staying up late trying to make friends with the boy's young parents.

  • Center of the Universe - If You Love Something Leave It Alone (Season 1 Episode 9)
    Season 1 Episode 9:

    If You Love Something Leave It Alone

    John and Kate, determined to find something Miles can excel at, sign him up for a number of different activities.

  • Center of the Universe - The Work of Art (Season 1 Episode 8)
    Season 1 Episode 8:

    The Work of Art

    Marge tells John that Art seems depressed since retiring, so John makes up a story to get Art to work with him, but the lies do not stop there.

  • Center of the Universe - Lily's Boyfriend (Season 1 Episode 7)
    Season 1 Episode 7:

    Lily's Boyfriend

    Lily refuses to go on a date with her new boyfriend, Ted, unless John and Kate come along.

  • Center of the Universe - And the Silver Metal Goes To ... (Season 1 Episode 6)
    Season 1 Episode 6:

    And the Silver Metal Goes To ...

    Kate finds it devastating that John wanted to date her roommate instead of her when they met.

  • Center of the Universe - Art's Heart (Season 1 Episode 5)
    Season 1 Episode 5:

    Art's Heart

    Art's health problems are exposed when Miles asks to stop seeing his grandfather for brunch, and the entire family must convince him to seek medical attention.

  • Center of the Universe - Good Parent, Bad Parent (Season 1 Episode 4)
    Season 1 Episode 4:

    Good Parent, Bad Parent

    John tells his sister that her daughter is too cozy with her boyfriend, only to find out she already knew and resents his interference.

  • Center of the Universe - Alarmed and Dangerous (Season 1 Episode 3)
    Season 1 Episode 3:

    Alarmed and Dangerous

    Tommy distinguishes himself at work by volunteering to check on a wealthy and needy divorcee, Sharon (Marilu Henner), a job no one else wants.

  • Center of the Universe - The Lake House (Season 1 Episode 2)
    Season 1 Episode 2:

    The Lake House

    Lily's ex-husband, Gary, invites the Barnetts to a party intended to show off his new girlfriend, offending everyone except Tommy, who decides to accept the invitation.

  • Center of the Universe - Pilot (Season 1 Episode 1)
    Season 1 Episode 1:


    John and Kate are planning a family party to renew their wedding vows, but John's needy family demands his attention.