- "Love is a many-splendored thing."
- Or so sings a disembodied heavenly chorus while John Travolta and Olivia Newton-John frolic on a beach.
- The young woman, Sandy, says she'll have to go back to Australia soon.
- She's sad the best summer of her life is coming to an end.
- John Travolta, Danny, kisses her like he's about to eat her face off.
- He promises that it's "only the beginning."
- And he's right in more ways than one: cue opening credits.