Ad executive Alan Oliver, a man fed up with his job and a series of empty, failed relationships finally realizes that romantic fulfilment is right under his nose in the person of Marissa Kiley, his best friend from kindergarten. Alan and Marissa try to cope with frustrating romantic ups and downs in their lives. Alan's fanciful chase after the mercurial Tracy Jennings is countered by Marissa's realization of her unhappy marriage to Paul, a co-worker of Alan's. From these journeys, Alan and Marissa learn to trust the inherent power of friendship.
Frank Whaley (Alan), Annabeth Gish (Marissa), Amy Jo Johnson (Tracy), Patrick Van Horn (Mike), Jean Stapleton (Lorraine)