What is Last Man Standing About?
Last Man Standing
Last Man Standing is an American sitcom that premiered in 2011 and aired for six seasons on ABC before being picked up by Fox for additional seasons. The show revolves around the life of Mike Baxter, a man's man and a devoted husband and father of three daughters. Mike's world is turned upside down when his wife, Vanessa, decides to return to work, leaving him as the 'last man standing' in a household of women. As the marketing director for an outdoor sporting goods store, Mike is surrounded by a world that is increasingly dominated by political correctness, modern technology, and changing family dynamics. Throughout the series, Mike provides a comedic and often politically incorrect commentary on these changes, offering a fresh and humorous perspective on the challenges of being a man in a modern world. Last Man Standing explores themes of family, tradition, masculinity, and the balance between old-fashioned values and the realities of contemporary life. The show combines relatable family scenarios with smart and witty writing to provide an entertaining and thoughtful look at the complexities of modern-day family dynamics and the clash of conservative and liberal values.
The first episode of Last Man Standing aired on October 11, 2011 and the most recent episode to air was on May 20, 2021.