The only thing that's right about the Wife's family for most men is that at least they're her's, not yours. It's very fortunate with my parents in law, we get on terribly well together, except when we actually meet. Lieutenant Commander Murray is in a worse position. Being married to the Admiral's daughter means that he is their property by right of possession. They own his house, his job and his uniform. Fortunately he and his parents in law get on terribly well together, except when they actually meet.