Sara Renault and Rory O'Connor, an Irish actor, are madly in love. But when Rory's visa runs out, Sara insists that he marry her to get a green card. Everything is grand . . . except for Sara's dog, Cody. Sara's over-attachment to her dog is the only thing she and Rory fight about. When Rory scores the lead role in an upcoming TV pilot, they prepare to move to Los Angeles. But just before their departure, Cody is kidnapped by Sara's ex-- and it is entirely Rory's fault. Can Rory rescue Cody and convince Sara that they belong together-- with Cody-- as a family? First they'll need to survive a madcap adventure that takes them all across the heartland of America.