March 4, 1988
Arlo Pear has lost his job as a mass transit engineer in New Jersey and the only comparable job available is in Boise, Idaho. Arlo must convince his family to move, manage to sell his house, and find some movers to get them to Idaho. The family agrees to go and the house manages to sell, but when Arlo chooses the wrong movers things go from bad to worse. The movers do not show up in Idaho and that isn't the only problem that Arlo and his family are suddenly facing in Idaho.