|Alissa Anderegg||Sally Kirkwood|
|Jerry Giles||Funeral worker|
|Beth Grant||Nancy Jenkins|
The Hoover family -- a man, his wife, an uncle, a brother and a grandfather -- puts the fun back in dysfunctional by piling into a VW bus and heading to California to support a daughter in her bid to win the Little Miss Sunshine Contest. The sanity of everyone involved is stretched to the limit as the group's quirks cause epic problems as they travel along their interstate route.