Melinda Gordon inherited her "gift" - the ability to see and talk with the spirits of dead people - from, and was coached in its use by her grandmother. Running an antique store in a small town, newly married to a paramedic, Melinda helps the ghosts wandering around who are trapped between worlds by helping them to resolve unfulfilled aspects of their former life. Written by
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The dead are talking...and she is listening.
Did You Know?
The show is filmed entirely on the Universal Studios back lot in Hollywood. The town square is the same central place that was used in the Back to the Future trilogy. Subsequentially, Tom Wilson, who played Biff Tannen in the trilogy, has been known to pop up now and then in the show. See more
In the episode The Prophet (2.21) Melinda states that Andrea died in a plane crash that occurred on May 11. May 11 is a big day for disasters, as it's mentioned numerous times. Later, in the episode Book of Changes (4.23), Andrea's name is followed with 8204, which reversed is supposed to be her date of death, which would be April 28, not May 11 as previously stated. See more
I don't have to love you... I choose to...
Referenced in Jeopardy!: Episode #33.65