Though Rosalee is still cynical of him as he uses a line from one of his films, his admission of not having "his priorities straight" seems to convince her of his good intentions.
During a phone call with his agent, Tad insists that he wants to turn over a new leaf, and will not return to Los Angeles for a while.
Bosworth's acting was praised for holding the film together.
Carla Meyer regarded the film as being tonally inconsistent, from being a retro romantic comedy to a modern (albeit gentle) satire, pointing out in particular the character played by Goodwin as going from wondering if Hamilton is at church to propositioning Hamilton.
After seeing Tad's house, Rosalee requests to go back to the hotel and soon returns home, leaving Tad thoughtful.
As Pete is about to tell Rosalee about moving to Richmond she is surprised—as much as Pete is disappointed—by Tad's sudden arrival to rekindle their relationship.
In the bar, Pete corners Tad in a men's room stall.
After conceding that Rosalee is in love with Tad, Pete tells Tad that Rosalee is more than a "wholesome small town girl", Rosalee is a wonderful person with "the kind of beauty a guy only sees once".
On the plane when Tad fails to identify one of Rosalee's smiles, he confesses his lie and she asks to go home.Stephen Holden regards the film as having a plot from the 1950s, "dressed up just enough to seem contemporary".Holden regards Bosworth as having the toughest part, showing Rosalee's "feet-on-the-ground optimism and innate wisdom" easily. Meet thousands of singles in Tad with Mingle2's free personal ads and chat rooms.Our network of single men and women in Tad is the perfect place to make friends or find a boyfriend or girlfriend in Tad.