Mary returns to her native New York City following the death of her Congressman husband in a rock climbing accident. Similarly, Rhoda returns to New York City from Paris where she has just recently left and divorced her husband, Jean Pierre. Both Mary and Rhoda are trying to deal with their college-aged daughters. Mary's daughter Rose is a student at New York University and Rhoda's Meredith is pre-med at Columbia. They now face the challenges of motherhood and reestablishing their careers in a very difficult time. (texto oficial de la distribuidora)