Broke and unemployed, performer/singer Miki takes refuge with her parents, Takis and Dora, on working-class Hope Street.
Wannabe entrepreneur, Hoa, is planning a karaoke spectacular.
Uni student Layla fences against Jackie and it’s love at first sight even though Layla is engaged.
Teenagers Tatiana and Taghred try to enlist Ozzie’s help in getting to the soccer trials.
Finally, after the police visit Miki’s house, her no-nonsense mother, Dora, forces Miki to apply for a ‘real job’ as a receptionist with the local GP, - conservative, 30-something Joe.
Neither Joe nor Miki seriously think Miki can do the job but there’s a spark between them and she gets the job.