- 1 Season
Rob! is a sitcom television series that premiered on CBS in 2012, and ran for one season. The show stars Rob Schneider, Cheech Marin, Claudia Bassols, Diana Maria Riva, Eugenio Derbez, and Lupe Ontiveros, among others. Rob Schneider plays a character named Rob who marries Maggie, played by Claudia Bassols. Maggie is a gorgeous Mexican woman, and Rob is a former bachelor who has never been married before. In the beginning of the show, Rob and Maggie return from a romantic vacation in Mexico, and they plan to have a small party at Maggie's parents' house to introduce Rob to the family. However, Rob quickly realizes that the cultural differences between him and Maggie's family are going to be more challenging than he expected. On top of that, he has to deal with Maggie's overprotective father, Fernando, played by Cheech Marin, who is also the owner of a successful taco chain. Throughout the series, Rob struggles to fit in with Maggie's family and navigate their differing opinions and cultural traditions. In addition, the show tackles issues of stereotype and racism in a lighthearted manner, making for some humorous and awkward moments. As the series progresses, Rob tries to prove his worth to Maggie's father by getting involved in the business, but his attempts often end in comedic disaster. Fernando, on the other hand, is suspicious and protective of his daughter and doesn't give Rob an easy time fitting into the family. The supporting cast of Rob! is made up of fun and outrageous characters, including Maggie's stubborn mother, Rosa, played by Lupe Ontiveros, and her flirtatious sister, Esperanza, played by Diana Maria Riva. Eugenio Derbez, an internationally recognized Mexican comedy star, appears in several episodes, adding to the cultural humor of the show. The chemistry between the cast members is one of the show's strongest assets, with each character bringing their unique flavor to the comedy. Rob Schneider combines his signature sarcastic wit with a genuine love for his wife and her family, making his character both endearing and comedic. Claudia Bassols brings her natural beauty and charm to the role of Maggie, and her chemistry with Rob is both sweet and sassy. Meanwhile, Cheech Marin steals every scene he is in with his gruff, macho demeanor and hilarious one-liners. The supporting cast shines, too, with Lupe Ontiveros and Diana Maria Riva particularly standing out with their hilarious performances. Overall, Rob! offers a fun and light-hearted look at a newlywed couple attempting to bridge cultural differences and make a go of it despite the odds. It blends humor, heart, and cultural commentary in a charming and entertaining way. The show may have been short-lived, but it left behind a legacy of laughter and fun that fans will remember for years to come.