"Man Up" is about three men who try to reignite the tough guy in them and what it takes to be the "real man" as Will (Mather Zickel), who is married to Theresa (Teri Polo), wants to find out what it takes to bring out the "real man" inside. Being a man in these times has changed and Will is focused only on getting his son Nathan (Jake Johnson) the perfect gift for his 13th birthday. While Craig (Christopher Moynihan) still has feelings for his college ex-girlfriend Lisa, Kenny (Dan Fogler) suppresses his anger towards his ex-wife Brenda (Amanda Detmer) by saying, "What would Tobey Maguire do? When Brenda starts dating a new guy (Henry Simmons), Kenny has to try even harder.
Three modern men try to get in touch with their inner tough guys and redefine what it means to be a real man. Will's grandfather fought in WWII. Will's father fought in Vietnam. Will plays Call of Duty on his PS3 and drinks non-dairy hazelnut creamer. So what happened to all the real men? They're still here, they just smell like pomegranate body wash now. Meet Will. his evolved, sensitive nature is why his awesome wife, Theresa married him. But Will and his friends find themselves wondering, in a world of Axe ads and manscaping, what does it really mean to be a guy anymore? Will is more interested in finding the perfect gift for his son Nathan's 13th birthday than in doing his job selling insurance; sensitive soul Craig still pines for his college ex, Lisa; and Kenny clamps down on his anger and asks himself, "what would Tobey Maguire do?," when his ex, Brenda, starts seeing a guy who is everything he's not and much better looking. After Craig crashes Lisa's wedding to try to win her ...
Rating: 6.60/10 (avg out of 2492 votes)
Man Up! Airs: Tuesday
Man Up! Status: Ended
MAN UP! - General Information
Series Premiere: October 18, 2011 Classification: Scripted Genre: Action | Comedy Network: ABC Airs: Tuesday at 08:30 pm Runtime: 30 Minutes
MAN UP! - Season 1 -- 13 Episodes
1x1 -- Oct 18, 2011 -- Pilot 1x2 -- Oct 25, 2011 -- Finessing the Bromance 1x3 -- Nov 01, 2011 -- Digging Deeper 1x4 -- Nov 08, 2011 -- Wingmen 1x5 -- Nov 15, 2011 -- Acceptance 1x6 -- Nov 22, 2011 -- High Road Is The Guy Road 1x7 -- Nov 29, 2011 -- Disciplining The Keens 1x8 -- Dec 06, 2011 -- Men and Their Chickens 1x9 -- Dec 13, 2011 -- Camping 1x10 -- Dec 13, 2011 -- Fear 1x11 -- Dec 13, 2011 -- Up All Night 1x12 -- Dec 13, 2011 -- Letting Go 1x13 -- Dec 13, 2011 -- Be Who You're Not