Los Angeles police Sergeant Joe Bomowski has his life turned upside-down when his feisty mother comes to town for a rare visit. She is soon rearranging his home and his affairs. To add to Joe's problems, she witnesses a murder and becomes his unlikely partner when she refuses to divulge information unless she's allowed in on the investigation.
A comedy about an overbearing mother who becomes her son's partner in crime-fighting. Tutti Bomowski's visit to her policeman son Joe is extended when she witnesses a drive-by shooting and is required by the cops to remain in the area. Soon she's helping Joe apprehend criminals -- and still finding plenty of time to interfere in his romantic affairs.