Martha Alston (Ellen DeGeneres) is a single woman working at a television talk show. When her younger sister gets married, everyone's wondering when Martha is going to meet Mr. Right and tie the knot. Then, by chance, Martha meets a handsome stranger named Whitman (Bill Pullman) and the two fall madly in love with each other. But soon Martha discovers little quirks in Whitman that quickly become horrifying nightmares.