'Home Rules' Episode 10: Reclaiming the House From the Kids


HGTV's "Home Rules" is all about having life coach Fran Harris enter some young couple's life and help them resolve their personal problems before a construction crew resolves their home-renovation woes. It's one of those fantasy TV shows where the family at hand always walks away in the end with both conflict-resolution and a beautifully remolded home.

Makes you kind of want to vomit, doesn't it?

Basically all the families problems never extend beyond anything Dr. Phil couldn't resolve on a bad day. I'd love to see an extremely dysfunctional clan on "Home Rules"; the kind that would erupt in a couch fight on "The Jerry Springer Show." Maybe they'll amp it up next season, in the meantime, here's what happened this week: