Greg Focker is a male nurse, who is ready to propose to his girlfriend Pam. However, he discovers that Pam's father, Jack prefers to be asked for his daughter's hand in marriage before the proposal. Greg and Pam take a visit to the Burns home, so that Greg can secretly ask Pam's father for his daughters hand in marriage, before proposing. Jack was a former agent of the CIA, and through his own experience dislikes Greg very much. Greg, must now try to win back Jack's trust and liking, through a visit that just cant be any worse. Through all his efforts of trying to befriend Jack, Greg ends up losing Jack's rare cat, giving Pam's sister a black eye, and lightings the Burns's garden on fire - just to name a few!