A funny anthology featuring various sketches about people having trouble with love and sex. A mom advises her 16 year old daughter about sex and dating in a very confusing way. A couple has a pedantically rational fight. A man is growing tired of the fact that his sweetheart is saving herself for marriage. Two bored people hook up on a boring party. A couple has a bitter fight before going to their favorite restaurant. A young mother tries to bond with her baby daughter.
Did You Know?
In his 1989 autobiography "It Would Be So Nice If You Weren't Here...", Charles Grodin
talks about directing this special at the behest of his friends Joseph Bologna
and Renée Taylor
. When ABC felt it was essential for the TV special to feature a laugh track, he strongly opposed the idea. But ABC insisted and Grodin agreed to supervise the placing of the laughs. When laugh track expert Charlie Douglas showed him all the possibilities his recordings could offer, Grodin decided that if "you can't beat them, join them" and suddenly became very enthusiastic about placing a whole range of different audience reactions into the show. See more