Nekoč je bil Keith Michaels nagrajeni filmski scenarist v Hollywoodu, toda ločitev in niz neuspešnih filmov sta mu pustila nič drugega kot le dolgove in prazne strani. Ko mu njegov agent uredi delo gostujočega profesorja na univerzi v zvezni državi New York, obupani Keith ne more reči ne.
Keith Michaels, an academy award winner for his screenplay for the movie "Paradise Misplaced", now faces the challenge of being rejected in Hollywood. To get a breakthrough he is forced to take the job he most hates, teaching. The assignment is at a college is far from his comforts and could possibly take him to a new life.