In this parody of 1940s musicals, backpacking couple Melissa and Josh get trapped in Schmigadoon, a magical town filled with singing and dancing townspeople, and learn they can’t leave without finding true love—which they thought they already had.
Melissa grapples with her conflicted feelings for Doc Lopez, rebelling against his archaic ideas, while Josh tries to court Emma the schoolmarm.
When their first flings end in regret, Melissa and Josh agree to a new plan—which he immediately casts aside, prompting her to make a fresh start.
With the election looming, Mildred relentlessly ramps up her campaign. Josh and Melissa face their true feelings for each other.
New romances hit roadblocks as Melissa meets someone unexpected and Emma reveals a secret. Mildred seizes a chance to increase her power.
After realizing that they can’t leave together, Josh and Melissa break up and start looking for romance around town.