Mitch Taylor, is a workaholic attorney and widowed dad to a 12 year-old son, Robbie. Lately, Mitch is in way over his head, trying to be a dad, pease his hard edged boss and make partner, while juggling an impatient girlfriend.
His son Robbie has problems of his own. The school bully has made Robbie his latest target, he is trying not to be a total nerd in front of the girl he likes, and to make things worse, he was cast as lead role in the Christmas Pageant unwillingly. Robbie really want his dad to go out of his way this year to make Christmas all it s cracked up to be.
Mitch and Robbie definitely think the other has it pretty easy until a mysterious toy causes them to switch bodies. They are forced to find out what it s like to spend the holidays in each other s shoes.
Honestly, this movie is not very good. I mean, most Hallmark movies are predicatable and this is a well known trope, but it’s lacking real commitment from the actors—or Tom Arnold is in it. That might be my whole problem. I got it from the library, so no loss for me.