The plot revolves around eccentric English Flowers family that is more like a group of people who pursue different goals, but they are living under the same hood. Maurice Flowers, the head of the family, is a depressive children books writer who has been underestimated for a long time. His books are too gloomy and kids are afraid of them. Constantly fighting his inner demons and thoughts of suicide that ever-present in his mind, Maurice gets further away from his wife Deborah. Their relationship is on the edge of divorce.