Newlywed Melinda Gordon tries to help the dead communicate with loved ones, but sometimes the messages she receives are intense and confusing. Most of Melinda's efforts involve resolving conflicts that are preventing the spirits from passing over.
Melinda gives birth to a baby boy who has inherited her gift of seeing spirits. However, the baby has one important difference in gift which will have extreme consequences.
Melinda looks into a chain email that appears to be preying on the citizens of Grandview.
A messy family reunion ensues after Eli's father suffers from a heart attack. Eli also has a reunion with his mother who has been unable to cross over for ten years
Melinda helps a dead doctor who is reliving a surgery that went wrong.
Melinda help Eli with a patient who is being haunted by his sister. Meanwhile, Jim and Melinda have concerns over something Aiden has been seeing.
The Headless Horseman from the Legend of Sleepy Hollow is haunting Melinda and when the legendary book mysteriously shows up at Aiden's school Melinda becomes worried for Aiden's safety.
Jim, surprised by his colleague's nonchalance to a paranormal encounter, suspects that he is involved in a med student's sudden disappearance. Meanwhile, Melinda senses trouble when Aiden continues to mention his fear of "the shadows".
Melinda is pulled into a murder mystery by a real estate power couple when a ghost leads her to his own corps.
When the ghost of a little girl who passed away from leukemia befriends Aiden and threatens Melinda to stay out of her way, Melinda worries for her son's safety.
When the ghost of a high school boy accuses a Grandview cop of murdering him, Melinda is convinced that his death wasn't a mere skateboarding accident.
Melinda must help Ned stop a ghost out for revenge when the Grandview radio station broadcasts the humiliating secrets that led to his death.
Melinda must discover the truth hidden within a family before it threatens to tear the her family apart.
When Melinda discovers a family secret, madness grips the hospital and the town when a ghost who is making no sense haunts a patient who's making even less. Melinda must unravel the mystery behind a madness that grips Jim's (David Conrad) hospital - and the rest of Grandview.
Ned's Occult Anthropology professor is stalked by the ghost of a secret admirer. Ned tries to use a Ouija board to help solve the mystery but instead is warned that someone they know is going to die soon.
A ghost who knows of a hidden munitions dump with unexploded bombs confides in Melinda that one of those bombs is missing and in the wrong hands
Dark forces are fighting for the soul of a little girl that cannot escape the haunted house she has been trapped in for years.
Damon is a graphic (comic) novelist; kind of hip and edgy, he is being haunted by the ghost of a teen boy as he is ready to release his new novel and strange things start to happen to him and the ghost is tormenting him until Melinda can help him find out who is trying to stop his work, while the things the ghost does to Damon are predicted in his comics.
When a confused ghost dressed as a clown begins haunting Melinda's house, it's up to her and Eli to look for answers in the ghost's final case as a private investigator - a love story involving greed and suspicion.
When Aiden is put in danger, Melinda won't accept anything but the truth and sets out on a shocking investigation into the life of an angry murdered ghost. Meanwhile, Jim is caught snooping through files in the file room at his work by the morgue coroner Dr. Mavis.
Henry was 18 years old when he was killed, with a gunshot wound in his chest. In life he was a decent boy from a wealthy, loving family, whose parents believed that he should earn his own living and not rely on their handouts. He masterminded his own kidnapping with a friend of his, and seems relieved to be able to explain to his mother, via Melinda, that he's felt guilt and remorse ever since.
When the ghost Melinda is trying to help suddenly turns up alive, she finds herself in the middle of a dangerous revenge plot and battling enemies she was unaware she had.
Jim's hospital is being haunted by the ghosts of kids from an abandoned polio ward in the early 1900’s. And the connection of Aidan, Melinda, the Shinies and the Shadows will come to a climax and Melinda and Jim will realize that they know almost nothing about Aiden's powers.