Some people live life in the fast lane. Others have stalled and are waiting for assistance on the side of the road, sustained only by the piece of chewing gum they've just found in the glove compartment.
Spencer, Fran and Iris have something in common. Or rather they have something missing in common. Each feels that life is passing them by - Spencer's lost his lover who bequeathed him a list of things to do; Fran shares a run-down house with her oddball brother; whilst Iris spends her time cleaning up after her two teenage sons.
For Spencer, Fran and Iris, it's time to get a life - whether they want one or not, and whether they're ready for it or not ...