Years after his wife died, Ned Stevens still hates the idea of dating. After all, why would he start dating again when he has his daughter Liz to take care of? But when Liz brings home a guest from college, Ned is thrown for a loop. Can Ned accept that his little girl has fallen in love with David, a practically perfect know-it-all who drives Ned crazy? As Ned tries to sabotage the relationship, Liz diverts his attention to Carol, the beautiful single woman Ned sees jogging every morning.