Can She Bake A Cherry Pie? is a humorous romance. Zee (Karen Black) and Eli (Michael Jaglom) are both lost in the world and have no idea where their lives are going or how to get through them. In the beginning, Zee is strolling up and down Manhattan on all of the streets talking to herself, trying to figure out all of the problems in her life, not least, a failing marriage. These problems include a failing marriage since her husband just left her for another woman. Eli is in the same boat as Zee, feeling lost in the world and baffled by the problems in his life. The way these two characters meet is outstanding, and they go on to form an odd but endearing relationship. Their relationship is full of funny and baffling mannerisms to entertain all. Can Eli and Zee make it through their own problems and then be able to sustain their odd, but wonderful relationship?