|Genre: Romance, Drama, Comedy, Infidelity, Marriage, Doctor, Suspense, Love Triangle, Gay/Lesbian, Satire, Mental Illness|
Plot: Dr. Sullivan Travis (Gere) is a man at the top of his game, a rich and successful Dallas gynecologist whose "religion" is women. Dr. T worships women. In his immediate family and in his office, they surround him. He is loving and giving to each and every one at all times -- he is their savior, and he would have it no other way. And sure enough, as in the story of Job, one day a higher force decides to test his faith. Once a man in complete control of his universe, Dr. T now finds himself buffeted by chaos and confusion.
The doctor of choice for the city's society elite, Dr. T is steadily losing ground to his overbooked schedule, despite the efforts of his devoted chief nurse, Carolyn (Long). His home life starts to boil over as well: his beloved wife Kate (Fawcett) has regressed into a childlike state just as plans for the upcoming wedding of the cheerleader daughter DeeDee (Hudson) are shifting into high gear. Adding to the chaos, Dr. T's champagne-loving sister-in-law Peggy (Dern) has moved in with her three little girls, while Kennedy conspiracy-buff daughter Connie (Reid) is sounding the alarm about DeeDee's chosen maid of honor, the mysterious Marilyn (Tyler). Overwhelmed, Dr. T begins spending more time at his country club's golf course, adding a new woman to his life—the
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