When Shannon (Virginia Williams How I Met Your Mother) is dumped at the altar her single mother Marla (Shelley Long Cheers) suggests they take the planned honeymoon to a remote island resort together. Marla a publisher of a top magazine tells Shannon that the trip to paradise will make their relationship stronger but she has ulterior motives: To land an interview with the resort's owner Nick Tercel (Jack Scalia) a former astronaut who was involved in a scandal several years earlier and fled to the island. When Marla finally meets Nick and conducts the interview without his knowledge she finds herself falling for him. However when her scheme backfires Shannon upset and disappointed confronts her mother. Meanwhile Shannon meets a new man (Eric Johnson) on the island must contend with her ex-fiancé (Edward Finlay) who shows up unexpectedly and finds herself face-to-face with a man she's been waiting to meet her entire life - her father (Winston Rekert).