In this tuneful adolescent adventure, Martin Biggs meets Samantha Miller in a Boston bar and falls in love. He then learns that Sam is part of a rock band, Cherry Suicide. All of the kids end up on a road-trip to Florida. They are pursued by bungling jewel thieves. Along the way the kids meet many strange characters. The soundtrack features songs from such bands as Guadalcanal Diary, Love Tractor, and Pylon.