Brothers 1 Season 2009
Amazon Instant Video
1. Pilot A former big shot returns home for a chance to rebuild his relationship with his family, get his life back on track and prove you can go home again - even if it's kicking and screaming.
2. House Rules/Anniversary When MOM (CCH Pounder) finds a strange woman in her kitchen (Shvona Lavette), she decides it is time to lay down some ground rules for her son MIKE (Michael Strahan) about bringing his dates home. Mike's brother CHILL (Daryl Chill Mitchell) offers him advice about how to creatively date when living with parents, but is Mike able to adjust to the new rules of living at home after being on his own for so long? Meanwhile, Mom and COACH (Carl Weathers) approach a big anniversary.
3. Mom at Bar/Train Buddy ADELE (CCH Pounder) and COACH (Carl Weathers) are getting fed up with the constant bickering between MIKE and his brother CHILL (Daryl Chill Mitchell) over the family restaurant, Trainors. ADELE devises a plan to encourage her sons to work together, and ends up altering the atmosphere of the restaurant. Meanwhile, COACH joins an online community for model train enthusiasts and begins spending time with a new-found friend (Tracey Ross).
4. Snoop/Fat Kid MIKE (Michael Strahan) is talked into hiring his cousin the "debt assassin" KENNY (Snoop Dogg) by his brother CHILL (Daryl Chill Mitchell) and his mother ADELE (CCH Pounder) to help track down the money his manager stole. Meanwhile, COACH (Carl Weathers) is faced with motivating an athletically-challenged student (Troy Gentile) to pass Physical Education. Also, Arsenio Hall and T-Pain make guest appearances in the family restaurant Trainors.
5. Lenny When MIKE (Michael Strahan) returns home to Houston to live with his parents COACH (Carl Weathers) and ADELE (CCH Pounder), he runs into an old girlfriend (Danielle Nicolet) and finds himself competing with his brother CHILL (Daryl Chill Mitchell) for her attention. Meanwhile, when Adele's sister (Tichina Arnold) and her new white husband Lenny (Lenny Clarke) come to visit, Coach is so appalled by Lenny's unintentionally offensive remarks that the women are forced to call a family meeting. Mike Tyson also makes a special appearance at the family restaurant Trainors to collect his money.
6. Commercial/Coach DMV When MIKE's (Michael Strahan) agent approaches him to audition for a commercial that pays big bucks, Mike is all for it - until he hears his mom Adele (CCH Pounder) has to play his mother. Can Mike coax Adele into showcasing her stage presence before it's too late? Meanwhile, COACH (Carl Weathers) realizes it's time to renew his old drivers license and enlists driving help from his paralyzed son CHILL (Daryl Chill Mitchell). How will COACH respond to a little coaching from his son?
7. Meet Mike Trainor/Assistant Coach When the cash flow starts to dwindle at the family restaurant, CHILL (Daryl Chill Mitchell) decides to drum up business by starting an internet rumor that has his brother MIKE (Michael Strahan) involved in a secret love affair with celebrity Kim Kardashian. Guest star Nancy O'Dell of Access Hollywood shows up at the now bustling restaurant to confront Mike and confirm the rumored scandal, and guest star Kim Kardashian leaves Mike with something he'll never forget. Meanwhile, COACH (Carl Weathers) enlists his sons to help end the losing streak his high school football team faces.
8. NFL Comeback When MIKE (Michael Strahan) is approached to rejoin the NFL, everyone in the family is excited except for ADELE (CCH Pounder), who doesn't want to see another son injured. While Mike begins an intense training regiment under the supervision of his father COACH (Carl Weathers) and his brother CHILL (Daryl Chill Mitchell), Adele is left to deal with a student who wants to pursue his sports career before finishing his high school degree. Will Adele be able to talk anyone into following her guidance?
9. Week in the Chair Mike (Michael Strahan) bets his brother Chill (Daryl Chill Mitchell) that he can stay in a wheelchair for a week in order to get out of doing the household chores. Coach (Carl Weathers) feels the itch to have another child around the home, but will he convince Adele (CCH Pounder) that they are ready for round two.
10. Snoop Returns When COACH's (Carl Weathers) brother makes bail Coach decides to have him stay at the house. ADELE (CCH Pounder) is not happy with the decision to have a former criminal as a house guest. Meanwhile MIKE (Michael Strahan) and CHILL (Daryl "Chill" Mitchell) make a wager that Mike won't be able to get a date with their newest waitress. KENNY (Snoop Dog) stops by and the family tries to make sure he doesn't steal anything. With a special guest appearance by football coach, Jimmy Johnson.
11. Christmas MIKE (Michael Strahan) is home for his first Christmas in ten years, and ADELE (CCH Pounder) is looking forward to the best Christmas ever, even if it means Mike and CHILL (Daryl "Chill" Mitchell) will be fighting the whole time. However, problems start arising when Chill breaks the bad news to the Trainor staff that they have to work on Christmas. Then Adele's brother-in-law LENNY (Lenny Clarke) comes to stay after forgetting his anniversary. And finally, Mike gets an opportunity to work on TV for Christmas that he can't pass up. Will the Trainors have their "family" Christmas after all, or will their work interfere?
12. Follow Story MIKE (Michael Strahan) is surprised when sports writer, MEG (Toni Trucks), decides to do a cover story on him for PSEN magazine. Mike thinks that this may be his big break to find more work, maybe even in Hollywood. Meg decides to dig a little deeper by asking CHILL (Daryl "Chill" Mitchell) and other people close to Mike in order for her to get her big story. Meanwhile COACH's (Carl Weathers) team is undefeated and he is taking his superstitions to an extreme level. ADELE (CCH Pounder) is unhappy that Coach won't break some of his superstitions for her. She feels like Coach is choosing the football team over her and doesn't know if she will ever get her husband back.
13. Girls Girls Girls ADELE (CCH Pounder) tries to set up CHILL (Daryl Chill Mitchell) on a blind date with a social worker from school. MIKE (Michael Strahan) encourages it only because he thinks that it will be a complete disaster. Chill soon learns that his blind date, JENNY (Rosi Reed) is also in a chair and they share an immediate connection. Meanwhile, Adele's co-worker GLORIA (Leila Arcieri) has a huge crush on Mike, but Adele doesn't want that to ruin their friendship. Will the Trainor boys find their perfect matches, or will they strike out again?
|Supporting actors||Carl Weathers, CCH Pounder, Jenny Slate, Steve Schirripa, Dustin Ingram, Jamie Denbo, Matt Cedeño, Héctor A. García|
|Executive Producer||Rodney Barnes|
|Rental rights||24 hour viewing period. Details|
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|Format||Amazon Instant Video (streaming online video and digital download)|