Frannie a happy outgoing seamstress dealing with an old style spouse Joseph and overbearing boss Armando. Daughter Olivia is making the same choice in men. Frannie's supported by friend Vivian and mother-in-law Rosa.
Hela is a recovering alcoholic, now divorced from an abusive husband, struggling to bring up three children on her own. This is a Polish version of American sit-com "Grace Under Fire", it's title in English means "Hela out on a llimb."
A struggling, middle-aged actress attempts to make a career in Hollywood, all while surrounded by her hard-drinking best friend Maryann, her two ex-husbands, Ira and Jeff, and her two daughters, headstrong Zoey and agreeable Rachel.