Simon is forty-something. He wife has kicked him out. His children think he's a loser. He yearns for the girl in the lingerie shop and pines for his dog, Nobby. He looking at life through the bottom of a beer bottle - or the filthy window of the hovel he's been condemned to live in for his sins.
Can his psychotic mate Ross - who keeps an axe in his car and tape recordings of his own ex-wife's infidelity - help Simon turn things around? Well, with a few lessons in personal hygiene, some intensive pheromone therapy, and an introduction to a mysterious woman who promises to make his wildest dreams come true, perhaps he can . . .