Ghost Whisperer: Season 3, Episode 18

Pater Familias (16 May 2008)

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Melinda searches for Paul Eastman and answers from her mother about her father.



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Young Melinda (as Haley Alexis Pullos)
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Melinda searches for Paul Eastman and answers from her mother about her father.

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The End -- for now
17 May 2008 | by (Connecticut) – See all my reviews

Part 2 of a 2-parter to close out Season 3 has Melinda coming to grips with her father and her childhood. In the previous episode, she thought her father Tom Gordon (Martin Donovan) may have shot himself to death, but discovers he has survived. He has been intermittently possessed by a masked ghost who spent time in jail on a murder charge thanks to Tom Gordon when he wass a prosecutor and appears to want revenge on Gordon and family. But nothing in this episode is as it seems, and it takes a very long hour before things get straightened out. Anne Archer is back as Melinda's mom. By the way, the spectre behind the mask in this and the previous episode is Corin Nemec, a former child actor who has popped up on TV and in some "B" flicks in more recent years. Not one of GW's beter episodes, this season ender plays more like a soap opera than a thriller drama. The very end, with everyone marching arm in arm, contains an unexpected gag.

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