Uncle Buck is a TV series based on the 1989 film of the same name starring John Candy. The TV series debuted in 1990 on CBS. The show starred Kevin Meaney as Buck, a slob who drinks, smokes and is named the guardian of Tia, Miles, and Maizy after his brother and sister-in-law, Bob and Cindy, die in a car accident.
Comic Kevin Meaney plays Uncle Buck, A diamond in the rough who hopes to keep custody of his late brother's three kids despite his lack of polish - and the kids disapproving gem of a grandmother.
As guest announcer for the Chicago Cubs, Buck calls 'em as he sees 'em, and he sees 'em bat out of turn.
Buck makes an agreement with Tia, If he can't earn a diploma then she may quite school and pursue her modeling career.
Buck has to consider the kids, when he starts thinking about marrying his flight-attendant girlfriend.
In order to escape reprimand for her grades, Tia decides to set Buck up with her teacher.