THE SISTERS� DAD VISITS FOR HOPE AND CHARLEY�S ANNIVERSARY PARTY,
BUT HIS DISAPPROVAL OF FAITH�S BOYFRIEND � THE GOOCH � MAKES FOR
A LESS THAN FESTIVE MOOD, ON ABC�S �HOPE & FAITH�
Robert Wagner Reprises His Guest-Starring Role as Hope & Faith�s Father, Jack
Kelly Ripa�s Real-Life Husband, Mark Consuelos, Reprises His
Guest-Starring Role as Gary �The Gooch� Gucharez
�Meet the Parent� � The Gooch is nervous about meeting Faith�s dad, Jack (Robert Wagner), who is visiting for Hope and Charley�s 20th anniversary party. After a rocky start, Jack and the Gooch begin to bond, so Faith is astonished when Jack tells her that the Gooch is not a good match for her. At the party, Faith�s efforts to spruce up the Gooch�s image in order to gain Jack�s approval backfires, and Hope is upset when the focus of her party shifts � as usual -- to her sister, on �Hope & Faith,� TUESDAY, APRIL 4 (8:30-9:00 p.m., ET), on the ABC Television Network.
�Hope & Faith� stars Kelly Ripa as Faith, Faith Ford as Hope, Ted McGinley as Charley, Megan Fox as Sydney, Macey Cruthird as Hayley and Paulie Litt as Justin.
Guest-starring are Robert Wagner as Jack and Mark Consuelos as Gary �The Gooch� Gucharez.
�Meet the Parent� is written by Bill Fuller and Jim Pond, and directed by Lynn McCracken.
�Hope & Faith� is broadcast in 720 Progressive (720P), ABC�s selected HDTV format, with 5.1-channel surround sound and Spanish subtitles via secondary closed captioning.
A TV parental guideline will be assigned closer to airdate.