Monster In-Laws

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  • 2011
  • 2 Seasons
  • 5.8  (52)

Monster In-Laws is an American reality TV show that aired on A&E network from October 2011 to December 2012, spanning two seasons with a total of 16 episodes. The show features families whose relationships are strained due to difficult and intrusive in-laws, who have become a source of tension and conflict between the parties involved. Through the guidance of professional relationship experts, the families attempt to resolve their issues and repair their relationships over the course of the show.

Hosted by attorney and relationship expert Laura Baron, the show features families seeking help from Baron and her team to address the problems created by the in-laws. Baron is joined by psychiatrist Sean Brian and life coach Khalood Bojanowski, who work together to guide the families through the process of resolving their issues and establishing healthier boundaries with their in-laws. They use a combination of counseling, role-playing, and therapy sessions to help the families develop better communication skills and conflict resolution strategies.

Each episode of the show focuses on one family and their issues with their in-laws. The families range from newlyweds to couples who have been married for decades, and they all have different reasons for seeking help. Some are dealing with meddling in-laws who have overstepped boundaries, while others are struggling with in-laws who are critical or unsupportive of their decisions. Despite the varying reasons for their issues, all of the families share a desire to salvage their relationships and build a healthier dynamic with their in-laws.

Throughout the show, viewers witness the families navigating their issues with their in-laws and attempting to resolve them. The families confront their in-laws and express their feelings, and the in-laws are forced to confront their own behavior and how it has affected their relationships with their children and in-laws. While some of the conversations are difficult and emotional, the families ultimately make progress towards repairing their relationships with their in-laws.

One of the unique aspects of Monster In-Laws is the use of role-playing and therapy sessions. Host Laura Baron and her team guide the families through exercises to help them develop better communication skills and conflict resolution strategies. In these exercises, family members take on different roles and practice talking to each other in more effective ways. For example, a wife might play the role of her mother-in-law and role-play a conversation where she expresses her feelings calmly and assertively. These exercises are designed to give the families practical tools they can use to maintain healthier relationships with their in-laws in the future.

Overall, Monster In-Laws is an entertaining and informative show that tackles the difficult subject of in-law relationships. The show balances emotional moments with practical advice, making it a valuable resource for families who are struggling with difficult in-laws. With the guidance of Laura Baron, Sean Brian, and Khalood Bojanowski, the families featured on the show are able to make progress towards resolving their issues and rebuilding their relationships with their in-laws. For anyone who has ever struggled with difficult in-laws, Monster In-Laws offers a relatable and inspiring look at what is possible when families are willing to work together to overcome their differences.

Monster In-Laws is a series that is currently running and has 2 seasons (20 episodes). The series first aired on October 24, 2011.

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Debbie Does Damage
10. Debbie Does Damage
June 25, 2012
Kaitlin and Mark were so desperate to get away from Mark's overbearing mother, they moved 1,000 miles away.
Auntie Dearest
9. Auntie Dearest
June 25, 2012
Liz and Mark invited Rebecca, Liz's sister, to live with them when she was challenged financially. Now 2 years later, Rebecca is still there, has not paid a dime in rent, has over-run their house with her stuff, terrorizes their teenage daughter, and takes over the household by shouting orders at everyone.
Original Sin
8. Original Sin
June 18, 2012
A woman is condemned by her mother-in-law for encouraging her husband, who is adopted, to find his biological mother.
The Doomed Groom
7. The Doomed Groom
June 18, 2012
The hatred between Robert's girlfriend, Heather, and his mother, Tammy, is so severe that he is scared to make his engagement official, even though they have a baby together.
6. Smother-in-Law
June 11, 2012
A mother tries to destroy her daughter's marriage because she promised never to get married at age six.
Hurricane Sheeba
5. Hurricane Sheeba
June 11, 2012
A mother-in-law is verbally abusive to her son-in-law when they all move in together following a hurricane.
Mama's Choke Hold
4. Mama's Choke Hold
June 4, 2012
Esper's hold on her wrestler son Nick is so tight that she has a joint bank account with him, and prohibits him to open one with his own wife, Jessica. Esper calls Jessica a "ghetto cockroach," and deliberately monopolizes all the time Nick should be spending with his own wife.
Beautii is a Beast
3. Beautii is a Beast
June 4, 2012
A woman secretly moves to a new town to be closer to her sister's family, who relocated to get away from her.
Monster of the Bride 2: Under Khalood's Roof
2. Monster of the Bride 2: Under Khalood's Roof
May 28, 2012
After working through their issues last season, Fallon and Steve got married and moved in with Khalood in Michigan to save money. However, Khalood is up to her old tricks and is desperate to convince Fallon to annul the marriage.
Grandma's Dying Wish
1. Grandma's Dying Wish
May 28, 2012
In the second season premiere, no one is spared from Linda's brutal honesty, but she seems to target her daughter-in-law Michelle most often. Husband Jim's grandmother is ill and wants to see the family reconcile before it's too late. I
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Monster In-Laws is available for streaming on the A&E website, both individual episodes and full seasons. You can also watch Monster In-Laws on demand at Amazon, Vudu, Hoopla and Apple TV.
  • Premiere Date
    October 24, 2011
  • IMDB Rating
    5.8  (52)