The single life is no laughing matter for Jessica Stein, an attractive journalist working for a big-city newspaper. After string of really bad dates, Jessica's search for "Mr. Right" seems pointless. But an intriguing personal ad catches her eye and ultimately leads her to find a quirky soul mate in Helen Cooper. With no previous experience to draw upon, the girls muddle along, making up the rules as they go, blurring the lines between friendship and love with surprising results.