Bruce Evans quits his job as a celebrity accountant in New York to move to Sweden with the love of his life, Emma. Already on his first day he has to face new challenges in his adopted country, and above all, he has to meet his girlfriend's strange family. Bruce arrives at the airport where Emma picks him up; as she has rented out her apartment during her time in the USA, they now have to stay with her family until they can find a new place to live.
Bruce and Emma are trying to adapt to their new lives in Sweden, and Bruce tries to learn to speak Swedish. He also meets one of his previous clients, and finds an unexpected friend.
Bruce and Emma finally move into Emma's flat in Stockholm and Bruce must get used to the Swedish cultural differences. The couple do not get the reaction they expected from Swedish Immigration officials when applying for Bruce's residency. Meanwhile, Bruce's belongings arrive from the States, causing more tension in their relationship.
Bruce is trying to start from scratch and applying for jobs. Meanwhile, his former client Gene Simmons found out that he lives in Stockholm.
Bruce tries to make new friends in Sweden but it is not so good. While hanging friendship with his Iraqi friend on a thread. Bruce also tries to get Emma's mother Viveka on his side by spending some time with her.
When Bruce's parents visit, it leads to a culture clash between them and Emma's parents. Bruce wants to prove moving to Sweden was a good idea, Emma shares big news.
Bruce and Emma faced a major decision while Bruce gets an offer to return to the United States by Amy Poehler. Aubrey Plaza visiting Sweden and continues to haunt Bruce in an attempt to get him to return to America. Bruce takes on some Swedish celebrities as clients.
Amy Poehler asks Bruce to move back to New York to help her resolve a financial issue. She even enlists Aubrey Plaza in her mission to get him back.
Bruce ends up in a compromising position following a night out with Aubrey Plaza. Emma and Gustav attempt to get their parents back together.
Bruce ends up in a compromising situation with Aubrey Plaza. Emma and her brother Gustav try to reunite their parents. While Bruce encounter problems when he should return to Sweden.