When forced by the FBI to rat out mob boss Angelo Marcello, Carmine "The Beans" Pasquale, is a wanted man on the lam, being hunted by hit man Little Nicky Cappuccio. Taking along wife Gina and son Vincent, Carmine enters the federal witness relocation program and is given a new home and a new identity. Now known as The Cheeseman Family from Omaha, these former East Coast mobsters are relocated into the middle of a quiet, straight-laced Mormon community in Utah where, much to Carmine's frustration, he can't even find a decent cup of coffee let alone a horse track. Life in this small town becomes anything but ordinary once The Cheesemans move in. Many locals are weary, if not outright afraid of these rough-around-the-edges outsiders, while others go annoyingly far out their way to try to embrace them. Despite the efforts of well-meaning neighbor Michael Jaymes to help Carmine feel welcome, Carmine can't help but wonder if being this much of a fish out of water is actually better than "sleeping with the fishes."