Romantic comedy about six of Seattle's young people, most of whom live in the same apartment building and whose lives revolve around the city's ever-expanding music scene. The inter-related stories about each character's progress through the singles scene are intriguing and often very funny, and the soundtrack is a grunge fanatic's dream, with the likes of Soundgarden, Pearl Jam and Mudhoney.
Love is a game. Easy to start. Hard to finish.
Did You Know?
The title slide for the cut scene "Have Fun, Stay Single" is a still from the famous fight scene in Nothing Sacred
(1937). See more
Debbie's frantic bike ride on her video date has her darting all over the city. She starts at the first restaurant at the end of lake union. To get to the second restaurant on first avenue downtown, she circles all the way around to Waterfront park on the Sound. After leaving the second restaurant, she crosses a draw bridge over the ship canal, only to suddenly end up back downtown near post alley and first avenue (where she just left the second restaurant). After getting a flat tire, she finally walks all the way home to the apartment on Capitol Hill (nearly 2 miles away). See more
I've always been able to do this, break up with someone and never look back. Being alone, there's a certain dignity to it.
David (Jim True) walks down a street. His voiceover says that Steve's search for the perfect girl is a trap, and that he lives his own life like a French movie where everyone is cool and no attachments are made. He enters a beatnik club where a woman (Lara Harris) recites a poem in French. She sits down with him for a brief conversation in French and they leave together. See more
Referenced in Jeopardy!: Episode #31.28
Waiting for Somebody
Written and Produced by Paul Westerberg
Performed by Paul Westerberg
Courtesy of Sire Records See more