Sam Lee has just been crowned Miss Hong Kong 1986, and she meets rich playboy George on a plane. They seem to take an immediate dislike to each other. Then, in the next scene and completely without explanation, they are in bed together. They remain lovestruck and as close to inseparable as circumstances allow for the remainder of the story. There are some hurdles, the most significant being George's long-term girlfriend Doris, who is also George's boss's daughter. Initially, Doris takes Sam's arrival calmly. But she chooses to bribe Sam's agent, which results in Sam being charged and taken to court.
Test pilot Tuck Pendleton volunteers to test a special vessel for a miniaturization experiment. Accidentally injected into a neurotic hypochondriac, Jack Putter, Tuck must convince Jack to find his ex-girlfriend, Lydia Maxwell, to help him extract Tuck and his ship and re-enlarge them before his oxygen runs out.
The Narrator (Woody Allen) tells us how the radio influenced his childhood in the days before TV. In the New York City of the late 1930s to the New Year's Eve 1944, this coming-of-age tale mixes the narrator's experiences with contemporary anecdotes and urban legends of the radio stars.
In this enchantingly cracked fairy tale, the beautiful Princess Buttercup and the dashing Westley must overcome staggering odds to find happiness amid six-fingered swordsmen, murderous princes, Sicilians and rodents of unusual size.