Jeffrey Miller (Martin Sheen) is a Beverly Hills plastic surgeon. While he spends his evenings making intimate house calls on former patients, his wife (Terry Moore) amuses herself with a Latino artist. Meanwhile, son Sterling (Ramon Sheen, son of Martin) fences stolen goods and daughter
Tiffany (Cathy Podewell) carries on with a wealthy East Indian. Sensitive youngest child Scooter (Peter Billingsley), however, spends his time alone with his computer feeling neglected. Accordingly, the film goes to work on Scooter's problem by having a soft-hearted burglar, Clive (Burt Young),
stumble into the Miller homestead one night. Scooter and Clive concoct a phony kidnaping...