Back in those days when you could afford a house with only half the couple working. When the "My mom is ill, I'm going to go visit her;" "Hey, come look at my fancy new washer and dryer!" discussion arouse, for a minute, I thought they were going to murder that woman's ill mother and use the insurance money to pay for a fancy new washer and drier set.
This stars Darren McGavin, way before "The Night Stalker" and "A Christmas Story." People complain about Product Placement in movies and TV shows; but this is an out and out blatant story built around the new Kitchen of the Future!