P.J.'s in a pickle, his parents are missing, he is a spectacular failure at running their bakery, "Cup Cake", and he is up to his neck in debt with the local loan-Sharks. To add to his misery, he has been duped into marriage by their impossibly tanned and serially jilted sister, Kitty. Enter Gala, a mysterious, beautiful artist with a few tricks of her own. P.J., a robot-obsessed dreamer and his hapless friends, aided by the ever resourceful Gala, set about cooking up the revival of 'Cup Cake's' fortunes, and spicing up P.J.'s love life along the way.