Harvard Law student/hockey jock (Oliver Barrett IV) meets Radcliffe music wonk, and the couple soon enter into a relationship. When the couple decide to get married, Oliver's father
threatens to disinherit him from the family will, leaving Oliver and Jennifer to start their marriage at rock-bottom. Jennifer and her dad do what they can to bring father and son back together, but the two prefer to remain at war with one another. Years go by, and the young couple attempt to have children, only to discover that she is malfunctioning.