The trials and tribulations of six couples, told through their bedtime conversations. In San Francisco, medical student Mark and singer Nikki have to reconcile their very different lifestyles. In Pittsburgh, construction worker Craig deals with Jenny's wanting to go to college and get her life out of the housewife rut. In Miami, Louis and Joan are newly retired and newly married learning to deal with a bi-cultural home and an obsessive ex. In Raleigh, Bob and Jane are on the executive fast track and have been trying to get pregnant for two years. In New York's Greenwich Village, stage designer Donna is trying to get her banker, Liz, out of the closet. And in Rockford, Rick and Kathy cope with their lives and kids. Written by
Did You Know?
The series' creator Ivan Menchell stated in an interview for Hartford Courant that initially there was an idea to add a gay couple as well but it was eventually decided that TV is simply not yet ready for a serious depiction of one such relationship. A lesbian couple was added instead since there was a belief that TV viewers might be sold on the potentially titillating aspect of such relationship. However, the couple was depicted in a serious, non-exploitative fashion. See more