Every family has its problems and its petty disputes. But some families get more creative about their arguments. They sue each other, threaten each other, even raise the rent on each other.
48 Hours takes a probing look at families who just don't get along. These people just might make your family look like the Waltons.
Correspondent Susan Spencer reports on the Tinney family, which is fighting over a million dollar family home. What happens when an elderly wealthy mother likes her plumber so much that she adopts him?
When the landlord is also your sister, raising the rent can create some knotty problems. Correspondent Harold Dow visits Lockhart, Texas, where two siblings got into a serious beef over the family's famous barbecue restaurant.
Comedian Louie Anderson hosts the long-running game show Family Feud. As Correspondent Bernie Goldberg discovers, Anderson has his own, er, unusual, family to deal with.
The Kirk brothers live in Unity, Maine. But their own relationship doesn't quite live up to the town's name. Correspondent Peter Van Sant spends time with the two loggers, who were involved in a bitter fight over a piece of equipment known as a skidder.
Aired: 6 Jan 2000