Jack is short for Jacqueline Barrett, about to marry Harvard law student Danny Hallahan, till the maid of honor confesses at the altar she slept with Danny- the night before! So Jack goes to New York, where her friend Audrey works in Broadway. 'Jill' is short for David Jillefsky, a graduated engineer and gifted artist who keeps rooming with golden spoon but brilliant med student Bartholomew 'Barto' Zane and drop-out Michael 'Mikey' Russo, rather then move in with his sexy girl-friend Elisa Cronkite. As soon as Jill meets his new neighbor Jack, the chemistry starts and he considers breaking up with Elisa. To complicate matters, the only job interview which works out for Jack -well, it actually proves to be an unpaid internship- is at the TV station WNKW where Elisa works and soon becomes her friend, while Audrey brings Jack to the bar which Mikey tends, and Jill and Barto therefore always hang out. Soon they all meet each-other all the time, and become friends. Jill reassures Barto ...