Middle-class Bess Denyar discovers she's adopted. She's shocked to find her birth parents head up a drag racing team in the outer suburbs. Angry at her adoptive mother Margaret for lying to her all these years, Beth decides to concentrate on getting to know her birth parents but becoming one big family could take longer than hoped.
Source: http://www.abc.net.au/tv/programs/upper-middle-bogan/ (Sighted 06/12/2013)
'[T]he extended family show is about a wife and mother who learns she was adopted and that her birth parents are a flamboyant but loving family of drag-racers. Sagal will play Julie, the wife of Wayne (Lynch) and the matriarch of the family. After Wayne lost an eye, Julie stepped in as the lead driver of Team Wheeler.'
Source: Deadline Hollywood (http://deadline.com/2016/02/katey-sagal-cast-cbs-pilot-butler-hope-oshannon-1201709255/). (Sighted: 26/2/2016)
'While Bess is thrilled that her two families are coming together, when Danny finds out that Shawn and Edwina have skipped school and gone dirt bike riding, he freaks out, jumping to all sorts of wrong conclusions. Edwina wants to quit the bassoon after relentless bullying at school. She makes everything alright at a music concert where she plays in a way no one expects.'
Source: Australian Television Information Archive. (Sighted: 31/3/2014)Australia : Gristmill , 2013
'Bess, Danny, Margaret and the kids arrive at a dingy motel for the Drag Racing Championships. Danny is cross because Bess has cancelled their anniversary weekend away to be here but Bess really wants to support Team Wheeler. Bess tries to solve engine problems; however the aftermath is filled with fury. Will they sever ties?'
Source: Australian television Information Archive. (Sighted: 24/4/2015)Australia : Gristmill , 2013