Comedy / 2m,3f, / Interior This present-day comedy set in the Bronx, revolves around life in the Benny Scrivente family as seen through the eyes of Benny's thirteen year-old son, Joey. Benny is match for Joey. a gifted, wise-mouthed boy. A widowed postal worker, Benny struggles to raise Benny and his two beautiful daughters, Dodie and Regina, hoping to marry them the old-fashioned Italian way so he can pursue his dream of opening a trattoria. Sweet, simple-minded Dodie, lacking in the IQ department, (which drives Joey to his wit's end) is already engaged to Mario, a man of questionable character. Sensual Regina prefers to play the field, much to Benny's consternation. Joey, feeling neglected by them all, manages to attract more than just his family's attention. He pens a literary masterpiece that borders on being an expose. Enter clairvoyant Aunt Rose, Benny's older sister. She is a true eccentric and Joey's champion. Her constant shower of predictions makes her a perpetual source of irritation to Benny. Proud of her father's cooking, Dodie unwittingly invites the Mafia over for Sunday dinner, which sends Benny into a tizzy. It's Aunt Rose's urthodox hors d'oeuvres which pack the wallop that results in a happy ending.