Mal Downey, A university computer scientist tries to make a woman fall in love with his interactive computer that simulates human emotion before she succumbs to a well-known professor. To keep his funding he has a woman's magazine cover the story to effectively publish his research. He and a female friend lure a commitment phobic woman to be part of the experiment as another womanizing doctor attempts to charm her. Mal disguises himself as a frenchman to act on behalf of the computer's romantic programming. But Mal finds himself falling for the woman and tries to win her over without blowing his cover.