Stillman is a prodigy, specifically when physics. Everyone around him knows he is going to do impressive things that will lead to fame and fortune. Unfortunately, the one thing Stillman isn't good at is love. When his girlfriend breaks up with him, Stillman is devastated. The people around him are worried his aspiring career will be derailed. Instead of falling apart, Stillman decides to build a time machine. The goal of the machine is to go back and time and try to keep his girlfriend this time around.