Moment by Moment is a 1978 dramatic romance directed by Jane Wagner. Trish (Lily Tomlin) may be wealthy, but her life is crumbling around her. Fresh from a devastating divorce, Trish retreats to her beach home in Malibu to recuperate. Instead, Trish finds herself the target of Strip (John Travolta), a young man with a shady past. He has been trying to earn money to make his friend's bail. Since he remembers Trish from a party and knows that she has the resources, Trip starts a campaign to win her over to his side. What neither of them expect is that real feelings will develop between Trish and Strip. Against her better judgment, Trish invites the young man into her home and her life. Even in the middle of her passionate affair, however, Trish worries about what society will think. It soon becomes clear that she needs to make a choice between Strip and her old life.