For some reason, everything about the marketing for Life As We Know It — up to and including using Solsbury Hill in the trailer (!) — makes it seem as generic as could be, as if the elements were all drawn from a hat. So we got to thinking: Could we come up with its rom-com equal by ACTUALLY drawing things from a hat? Observe how our baseball cap filled in the blanks of our movie-premise Mad Lib:

In “Foolish Hearts,” an uptight professional with no social skills (Kristen Bell) and her shrink (Ashton Kutcher) fall in love after pretending to be married for contrived reasons. Co-starring Selma Blair as Bell’s BFF, a sassy “fat” girl

Trailer song: “Let My Love Open the Door,” by Pete Townsend.

To see how that rated on our plausibility index, and find out what other four so-fake-they-seem-real flicks came out of our millinery, please hop on over to to read the full piece.