The 'Old Dogs' Travolta/Williams team is bad, but we've seen worse
By S. James Snyder, Special to Metromix
Robin Williams and John Travolta join forces in “Old Dogs,” opening Nov. 25, playing two businessmen who form something of a daddy double-team when they unexpectedly find themselves responsible for 7-year-old twins. If putting two silly dudes in the roles of parental guardians overnight sounds like a bad idea, that’s because it is—an unwise solution to an unlikely problem.
But Hollywood history is filled even worse parenting decisions. So as we get ready for Thanksgiving—a holiday of family togetherness—take a look back at some of the big screen’s very worst parents.