Robert Preston is retired and taking care of his senile wife. He can't get her to allow him to throw anything out and their house has become unmanageable. He meets Mary Tyler Moore who is dating a man with whom she is hopelessly mismatched. They become confidants and each allows the other to share their life and experiences with them. Written by
John Vogel <email@example.com>
A comedy with Heart
Did You Know?
Title character's name is based upon an old Scottish song that Robert Preston
sings during the movie: "There was a man named Michael Finnigan. He had whiskers on his chin-igan. The wind came up and blew them in-igan. Poor old Michael Finnigan!". See more
There was a man named Michael Finnegan. He grew whiskers on his 'chin'-negan. He shaved them off and they grew back in again. Poor old Michael Finnegan. Begin again.