Burt Reynolds is an attractive middle-aged man who suffers a crisis of confidence when ditched by his ambitious singer wife (Candice Bergen), until he begins to forge a new new relationship with an equally insecure teacher (Jill Clayburgh). But when the wife attempts a reconciliation - seduction followed by a truly excruciating song she has composed for him - he realizes where his loyalty lies.
Phil Potter would like to straighten out his life...One way, or the other.
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Did You Know?
Debut produced screenplay for a theatrical feature film of then television writer-producer James L. Brooks
who later became a film director. See more
Moving mic shadow is visible on wall in scene where Phil meets Marie's children. See more
Mr. Potter, class doesn't let out until 10.
References The Way We Were
The Star Spangled Banner
Music based on "The Anacreontic Song" by John Stafford Smith
In the background when Phil calls Mickey See more