Singles focuses on the lives of young people in their 20s, live in an apartment complex in Seattle, Washington, in the 1990s. It tells about the love affair of two couples, as well as the love life of their friends and colleagues. Janet is a fawning waitress coffee-bar. Cliff is an ambitious but cold rock musician. Linda Powell and Steve Dunne is a couple wavering on whether to commit to each other. And Debbie Hunt, who is trying to find Mr. Right - an ideal romantic lover - doing a video to express her wish.