Isabel Fox, a poet on the verge of a divorce, puts her head in the oven in a half-baked suicide attempt. Charles, her neighbor, smells the gas and becomes Isabel's savior, leading his mother Helen, and Isabel's dad, George, to meet and discover that they have similar interests. Will Helen and George fall in love? Will Charles profess his love for Isabel? Will Isabel go back to her husband or put her head back in the oven?