Martin works at the local radio station, which just hired, Pedro, a new scriptwriter. Martin’s aunt Julia, not related by blood, returns home after many years away and Martin falls for her. Once Pedro finds out about this romance, he starts incorporating details of it into the script of his daily drama series. Soon, Martin and Julia are not only hearing about their fictional selves over the radio, but about what they are going to do next.
A huge supporting cast includes Elizabeth McGovern, Peter Gallagher, Patricia Clarkson, John Larroquette, Dan Hedaya, Buck Henry, Henry Gibson and Hope Lange.